Boston College Eagles football under Gil Dobie

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Gil Dobie was the coach of the Boston College's football team from 1936 to 1938. He compiled a 16–6–5 record, and was succeeded by Frank Leahy.[1]

1936 Season[edit]

1936 Boston College Eagles football
Conference Independent
1936 record 6–1–2
Head coach Gil Dobie
Home stadium Alumni Field (c. 15,000)
Fenway Park (c. 38,805)
Seasons
« 1935 1937 »
Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
October 3 Northeastern* Alumni FieldChestnut Hill, MA W 26–6   7,500
October 12 Temple* Fenway ParkBoston, MA L 0–14   24,000
October 17 New Hampshire* Alumni Field • Chestnut Hill, MA W 12–0   1,200
October 24 Providence* Alumni Field • Chestnut Hill, MA W 26–0   5,000
October 31 Michigan State* Fenway Park • Boston, MA T 13–13   11,000
November 7 NC State* Fenway Park • Boston, MA W 7–3   5,600
November 14 Western Maryland* Alumni Field • Chestnut Hill, MA W 12–7   15,000
November 21 Boston University* Alumni Field • Chestnut Hill, MA T 0–0   15,000
November 28 vs. Holy Cross* Fenway Park • Boston, MA W 13–12   28,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

1937 Season[edit]

1937 Boston College Eagles football
Conference Independent
1937 record 4–4–1
Head coach Gil Dobie
Home stadium Alumni Field (c. 15,000)
Fenway Park (c. 38,805)
Seasons
« 1936 1938 »
Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 25 Northeastern* Alumni FieldChestnut Hill, MA W 35–2   11,000
October 2 Kansas State* Alumni Field • Chestnut Hill, MA W 21–7   15,000
October 12 Temple* Fenway ParkBoston, MA T 0–0   25,000
October 23 Detroit* Fenway Park • Boston, MA L 0–14   7,500
October 30 NC State* Alumni Field • Chestnut Hill, MA L 7–12   12,000
November 6 at Western Maryland* Westminster, MD W 27–0   1,500
November 13 Kentucky* Fenway Park • Boston, MA W 13–0   3,500
November 20 Boston University* Alumni Field • Chestnut Hill, MA L 6–13   12,000
November 27 vs. #17 Holy Cross* Fenway Park • Boston, MA L 0–20   35,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

1938 Season[edit]

1938 Boston College Eagles football
Conference Independent
1938 record 6–1–2
Head coach Gil Dobie
Home stadium Alumni Field (c. 15,000)
Fenway Park (c. 38,805)
Seasons
« 1937 1939 »
Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 24 Canisius* Alumni FieldChestnut Hill, MA W 63–12   N/A
September 30 Northeastern* Alumni Field • Chestnut Hill, MA W 13–0   N/A
October 12 Detroit* Fenway ParkBoston, MA W 9–6   20,000
October 21 at Temple* Temple StadiumPhiladelphia, PA T 26–26   12,000
October 29 Florida* Fenway Park • Boston, MA W 33–0   7,732
November 5 Indiana* Fenway Park • Boston, MA W 14–0   25,000
November 11 Boston University* Fenway Park • Boston, MA W 21–14   15,000
November 19 St. Anselm* Alumni Field • Chestnut Hill, MA T 0–0   N/A
November 26 vs. #11 Holy Cross* Fenway Park • Boston, MA L 7–29   36,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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