1938 Florida Gators football team

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1938 Florida Gators football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1938 record 4–6–1 (2–2–1 SEC)
Head coach Josh Cody (3rd season)
Captain Frank Koscis
Home stadium Florida Field
Uniform
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Seasons
← 1937
1939 →
1938 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 2 Tennessee $ 7 0 0     11 0 0
No. 13 Alabama 4 1 1     7 1 1
No. 19 Tulane 4 1 1     7 2 1
Ole Miss 3 2 0     9 2 0
Georgia Tech 2 1 3     3 4 3
Vanderbilt 4 3 0     6 3 0
Florida 2 2 1     4 6 1
Auburn 3 3 1     4 5 1
Georgia 1 2 1     5 4 1
LSU 2 4 0     6 4 0
Mississippi State 1 4 0     4 6 0
Kentucky 0 4 0     2 7 0
Sewanee 0 6 0     1 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1938 Florida Gators football team represented the University of Florida during the 1938 college football season. The season was Josh Cody's third as the head coach of the Florida Gators football team. The highlights of the season included a 21–7 Homecoming win over the Maryland Terrapins and a hard-fought 9–7 conference victory over the Auburn Tigers in Jacksonville, Florida, and the first-time meeting with the future in-state rival Miami Hurricanes. The season also included a 14–16 upset loss to the Stetson Hatters in Gainesville. Cody's 1938 Florida Gators finished 4–6–1 overall and 2–2–1 in the Southeastern Conference (SEC), placing seventh of thirteen SEC teams in the conference standings—Cody's best finish in the SEC.[1]

The season ended with a 20–12 loss to Temple, Pop Warner's last victory.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 24 Stetson* Florida FieldGainesville, FL L 14–16  
October 1 Mississippi State Scott FieldStarkville, MS L 0–22  
October 8 Sewanee Florida Field • Gainesville, FL W 10–6  
October 15 Miami (FL)* Florida Field • Gainesville, FL L 7–19  
October 22 Tampa* Phillips FieldTampa, Florida W 33–0  
October 29 Boston College* Florida Field • Gainesville, Florida L 0–33  
November 5 Georgia Fairfield StadiumJacksonville, FL L 6–19  
November 12 Maryland*dagger Florida Field • Gainesville, FL W 21–7  
November 19 Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA T 0–0  
November 26 Auburn Fairfield Stadium • Jacksonville, FL W 9–7  
December 31 Temple* Florida Field • Gainesville, Florida L 12–20  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

Primary source: 2015 Florida Gators Football Media Guide.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 2015 Florida Gators Football Media Guide Archived 2015-12-08 at the Wayback Machine., University Athletic Association, Gainesville, Florida, p. 107 (2015). Retrieved August 16, 2015.