Tulane Green Wave football, 1940–49

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1940[edit]

1940 Tulane Green Wave football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1940 record 5–5 (1–3 SEC)
Head coach Red Dawson
Home stadium Tulane Stadium
(Capacity: 69,000)[1]
Seasons
« 1939 1941 »
1940 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4 Tennessee 5 0 0     10 1 0
#9 Mississippi State 4 0 1     10 0 1
Ole Miss 3 1 0     9 2 0
Alabama 4 2 0     7 2 0
Auburn 3 2 1     6 4 1
LSU 3 3 0     6 4 0
Georgia 2 3 1     5 4 1
Florida 2 3 0     5 5 0
Kentucky 1 2 2     5 3 2
Tulane 1 3 0     5 5 0
Vanderbilt 1 5 1     3 6 1
Georgia Tech 1 5 0     3 7 0
Sewanee 0 1 0     3 5 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll


Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 28 Boston College* Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA L 7–27  
October 5 Auburn Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 14–20  
October 12 at Fordham* Coffey FieldNew York, NY L 7–20  
October 19 Rice* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 15–6  
October 26 at North Carolina* Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC W 14–13  
November 2 Clemson* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 13–0  
November 9 vs. Alabama Legion FieldBirmingham, AL L 6–13  
November 16 Georgia Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 21–13  
November 23 Northwestern State* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 47–0  
November 30 at LSU Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA (Battle for the Flag) L 0–14  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP.

1941[edit]

1941 Tulane Green Wave football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1941 record 5–4 (2–3 SEC)
Head coach Red Dawson
Home stadium Tulane Stadium
(Capacity: 69,000)
Seasons
« 1940 1942 »
1941 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#16 Mississippi State 4 0 1     8 1 1
#18 Tennessee 3 1 0     8 2 0
#20 Alabama 5 2 0     9 2 0
#14 Georgia 3 1 1     9 1 1
#17 Ole Miss 2 1 1     6 2 1
Vanderbilt 3 2 0     8 2 0
LSU 2 2 2     4 4 2
Tulane 2 3 0     5 4 0
Georgia Tech 2 4 0     3 6 0
Florida 1 3 0     4 6 0
Auburn 1 3 0     4 6 0
Kentucky 0 4 0     5 4 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll


Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 27 Boston College* Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA W 21–7  
October 4 Auburn Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 32–0  
October 11 at Rice* Rice FieldHouston, TX L 9–10  
October 18 North Carolina* #17 Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 52–6  
October 25 Ole Miss #10 Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 13–20  
November 1 #10 Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN W 34–14  
November 8 #13 Alabama #14 Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 14–19  
November 15 vs. NYU* Yankee StadiumNew York, NY W 45–0  
November 29 LSU Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA (Battle for the Flag) L 0–19  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP.

1942[edit]

1942 Tulane Green Wave football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1942 record 4–5 (1–4 SEC)
Head coach Claude Simons, Jr.
Home stadium Tulane Stadium
(Capacity: 69,000)
Seasons
« 1941 1943 »
1942 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 Georgia 6 1 0     11 1 0
#5 Georgia Tech 4 1 0     9 2 0
#7 Tennessee 4 1 0     9 1 1
#18 Mississippi State 5 2 0     8 2 0
#10 Alabama 4 2 0     8 3 0
LSU 3 2 0     7 3 0
#16 Auburn 3 3 0     6 4 1
Vanderbilt 2 4 0     6 4 0
Florida 1 3 0     3 7 0
Tulane 1 4 0     4 5 0
Kentucky 0 5 0     3 6 1
Ole Miss 0 5 0     2 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll


Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 26 at USC Trojans* Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA W 27–13  
October 3 Auburn Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA L 13–27  
October 10 Rice* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 18–7  
October 17 at Georgia Sanford StadiumAthens, GA L 0–40  
October 24 North Carolina* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 29–14  
October 31 Vanderbilt Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 28–21  
November 7 Mississippi State Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 0–7  
November 14 Georgia Navy Pre-Flight* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 0–7  
November 26 at LSU Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA (Battle for the Flag) L 6–18  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP.

1943[edit]

1943 Tulane Green Wave football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1943 record 3–3 (1–1 SEC)
Head coach Claude Simons, Jr.
Home stadium Tulane Stadium
(Capacity: 69,000)
Seasons
« 1942 1944 »
1943 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#13 Georgia Tech 3 0 0     8 3 0
LSU 2 2 0     6 3 0
Tulane 1 1 0     3 3 0
Georgia 0 3 0     6 4 0
Vanderbilt 0 0 0     5 0 0
† – Conference champion
  • Seven other SEC schools did not field a team due to World War II.[2]
    Rankings from AP Poll

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
October 2 Memphis Naval Air Station* Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA L 7–41  
October 9 at Rice* Rice FieldHouston, TX W 33–0  
October 23 at SMU* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 12–6  
October 30 Georgia Navy Pre-Flight* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 13–14  
November 13 #19 Georgia Tech Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 0–33  
November 20 LSU Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA (Battle for the Flag) W 27–0  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP.

1944[edit]

1944 Tulane Green Wave football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1944 record 4–3 (1–2 SEC)
Head coach Claude Simons, Jr.
Home stadium Tulane Stadium
(Capacity: 69,000)
Seasons
« 1943 1945 »
1944 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#13 Georgia Tech 4 0 0     8 3 0
#12 Tennessee 5 0 1     7 1 1
Georgia 4 2 0     7 3 0
Alabama 3 1 2     5 2 2
Mississippi State 3 2 0     6 2 0
LSU 2 3 1     2 5 1
Ole Miss 2 3 0     2 6 0
Tulane 1 2 0     4 3 0
Kentucky 1 5 0     3 6 0
Florida 0 3 0     4 3 0
Auburn 0 4 0     4 4 0
Vanderbilt 0 0 0     3 0 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll


Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
October 7 at Notre Dame* Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN L 0–26  
October 14 Rice* Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA W 21–0  
October 21 Auburn Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 16–13  
October 28 SMU* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 27–7  
November 11 at #13 Georgia Tech Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 7–34  
November 18 Clemson* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 36–20  
November 30 at LSU Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA (Battle for the Flag) L 6–25  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP.

1945[edit]

1945 Tulane Green Wave football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1945 record 2–6–1 (1–3–1 SEC)
Head coach Claude Simons, Jr.
Home stadium Tulane Stadium
(Capacity: 69,000)
Seasons
« 1944 1946 »
1945 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 Alabama 6 0 0     10 0 0
#14 Tennessee 3 1 0     8 1 0
#15 LSU 5 2 0     7 2 0
#18 Georgia 4 2 0     9 2 0
Ole Miss 3 3 0     4 5 0
Georgia Tech 2 2 0     4 6 0
Mississippi State 2 3 0     6 3 0
Auburn 2 3 0     5 5 0
Vanderbilt 2 4 0     3 6 0
Florida 1 3 1     4 5 1
Tulane 1 3 1     2 6 1
Kentucky 0 5 0     2 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll


Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
October 6 Florida Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA T 6–6  
October 13 at Rice* Rice FieldHouston, TX L 7–13  
October 20 Auburn Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 14–20  
October 27 SMU* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 19–7  
November 3 #15 Mississippi State Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 14–13  
November 10 Georgia Tech Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 7–41  
November 17 Clemson* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 20–47  
November 24 #5 Notre Dame* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 6–32  
December 1 LSU Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA (Battle for the Flag) L 0–33  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP.

1946[edit]

1946 Tulane Green Wave football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1946 record 3–7 (2–4 SEC)
Head coach Henry E. Frnka
Home stadium Tulane Stadium
(Capacity: 69,000)
Seasons
« 1945 1947 »
1946 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 Georgia § 5 0 0     11 0 0
#7 Tennessee § 5 0 0     9 2 0
#8 LSU 5 1 0     9 1 1
#11 Georgia Tech 4 2 0     9 2 0
Mississippi State 3 2 0     8 2 0
Alabama 4 3 0     7 4 0
Vanderbilt 3 4 0     5 4 0
Kentucky 2 3 0     7 3 0
Tulane 2 4 0     3 7 0
Auburn 1 5 0     4 6 0
Ole Miss 1 6 0     2 7 0
Florida 0 5 0     0 9 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll


Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 28 Alabama Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA L 6–7  
October 5 Florida Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 27–13  
October 12 Rice* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 6–25  
October 19 Auburn Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 32–0  
October 26 Mississippi State Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 7–14  
November 9 Clemson Tigers* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 54–13  
November 16 at #7 Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA L 7–35  
November 23 #2 Notre Dame* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 0–41  
November 30 at #9 LSU Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA (Battle for the Flag) L 27–41  
December 21 USC* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 13–20  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP.

1947[edit]

1947 Tulane Green Wave football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1947 record 2–5–2 (2–3–2 SEC)
Head coach Henry E. Frnka
Home stadium Tulane Stadium
(Capacity: 80,735)
Seasons
« 1946 1948 »
1947 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#13 Ole Miss 6 1 0     9 2 0
#10 Georgia Tech 4 1 0     10 1 0
#6 Alabama 5 2 0     8 3 0
Mississippi State 2 2 0     7 3 0
Georgia 3 3 0     7 4 1
Vanderbilt 3 3 0     6 4 0
Tulane 2 3 2     2 5 2
LSU 2 3 1     5 3 1
Kentucky 2 3 0     8 3 0
Tennessee 2 3 0     5 5 0
Auburn 1 5 0     2 7 0
Florida 0 3 1     4 5 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll


Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 27 Alabama Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA W 21–20  
October 4 Georgia Tech Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 0–20  
October 11 at #16 Rice* Rice FieldHouston, TX L 0–33  
October 18 Ole Miss Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 14–27  
October 25 Auburn Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 40–0  
November 1 Mississippi State Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA L 0–20  
November 15 Florida Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA T 7–7  
November 22 at #2 Notre Dame* Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN L 6–59  
December 6 LSU Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA (Battle for the Flag) T 6–6  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP.

1948[edit]

1948 Tulane Green Wave football
Conference Southeastern Conference
Ranking
AP #13
1948 record 9–1 (5–1 SEC)
Head coach Henry E. Frnka
Home stadium Tulane Stadium
(Capacity: 80,735)
Seasons
« 1947 1949 »
1948 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#8 Georgia 6 0 0     9 2 0
#15 Ole Miss 6 1 0     8 1 0
#13 Tulane 5 1 0     9 1 0
#12 Vanderbilt 4 2 1     8 2 1
Georgia Tech 4 3 0     7 3 0
Alabama 4 4 1     6 4 1
Mississippi State 3 3 0     4 4 1
Tennessee 2 3 1     4 4 2
Kentucky 1 3 1     5 3 2
Florida 1 5 0     5 5 0
LSU 1 5 0     3 7 0
Auburn 0 7 0     1 8 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll


Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 25 Alabama Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA W 21–14  
October 2 at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA L 7–13  
October 9 South Carolina* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 14–0  
October 16 #10 Ole Miss Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 20–7  
October 23 Auburn #17 Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 21–6  
October 30 Mississippi State #19 Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 9–0  
November 6 VMI* #20 Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 28–7  
November 13 Baylor* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 35–13  
November 20 at Cincinnati* #14 Nippert StadiumCincinnati, OH W 6–0  
November 27 at LSU #14 Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA (Battle for the Flag) W 46–0  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP.

1949[edit]

1949 Tulane Green Wave football
SEC Champions
Conference Southeastern Conference
1949 record 7–2–1 (5–1 SEC)
Head coach Henry E. Frnka
Home stadium Tulane Stadium
(Capacity: 80,735)
Seasons
« 1948 1950 »
1949 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Tulane 5 1 0     7 2 1
#11 Kentucky 4 1 0     9 3 0
#17 Tennessee 4 1 1     7 2 1
Georgia Tech 5 2 0     7 3 0
#9 LSU 4 2 0     8 3 0
Alabama 4 3 1     6 3 1
Vanderbilt 4 4 0     5 5 0
Auburn 2 4 2     2 4 3
Ole Miss 2 4 0     4 5 1
Florida 1 4 1     4 5 1
Georgia 1 4 1     4 6 1
Mississippi State 0 6 0     0 8 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll


Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 24 vs. Alabama Ladd StadiumMobile, AL W 28–14  
October 1 Georgia Tech Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA W 18–0  
October 8 Southeastern Louisiana* #4 Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 40–0  
October 15 at #1 Notre Dame* #4 Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN L 7–46  
October 22 Auburn #20 Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 14–6  
October 29 Mississippi State Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 54–6  
November 5 Navy* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA T 21–21  
November 12 at Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN W 41–14  
November 19 at #9 Virginia* #19 Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA W 28–14  
November 26 #13 LSU #10 Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA (Battle for the Flag) L 0–21  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ryan Whirty (2012-06-26). "The History of Tulane Stadium(s)". Gambit Magazine. Retrieved 2012-09-19. 
  2. ^ Scott, Richard (2008). SEC Football: 75 Years of Pride and Passion. MVP Books. p. 58. ISBN 1616731338. Retrieved March 13, 2014. 

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