1938 Florida Gators football team
|1938 Florida Gators football|
|1938 record||4–6–1 (2–2–1 7th SEC)|
|Head coach||Josh Cody|
|Home stadium||Florida Field|
|1938 SEC football standings|
|#2 Tennessee $||7||–||0||–||0||11||–||0||–||0|
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.
Schedule and results
|9–24–1938||Stetson*||Florida Field • Gainesville, Florida||L 14–16|
|10–1–1938||Mississippi State||Scott Field • Starkville, Mississippi||L 0–22|
|10–8–1938||Sewanee||Florida Field • Gainesville, Florida||W 10–6|
|10–15–1938||Miami*||Florida Field • Gainesville, Florida||L 7–19|
|10–22–1938||Tampa*||Phillips Field • Tampa, Florida||W 33–0|
|10–29–1938||Boston College*||Florida Field • Gainesville, Florida||L 0–33|
|11–5–1938||Georgia||Fairfield Stadium • Jacksonville, Florida||L 6–19|
|11–12–1938||Maryland*||Florida Field • Gainesville, Florida (HC)||W 21–7|
|11–19–1938||Georgia Tech||Grant Field • Atlanta, Georgia||T 0–0|
|11–26–1938||Auburn||Fairfield Stadium • Jacksonville, Florida||W 9–7|
|12–31–1938||Temple*||Florida Field • Gainesville, Florida||L 12–20|
Primary source: 2015 Florida Gators Football Media Guide.
- 2015 Florida Gators Football Media Guide, University Athletic Association, Gainesville, Florida, p. 107 (2015). Retrieved August 16, 2015.