1938 Florida Gators football team

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1938 Florida Gators football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1938 record 4–6–1 (2–2–1 7th SEC)
Head coach Josh Cody
Captain Frank Koscis
Home stadium Florida Field
Seasons
« 1937 1939 »
1938 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 Tennessee $ 7 0 0     11 0 0
#13 Alabama 4 1 1     7 1 1
#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]

Schedule and results[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
9–24–1938 Stetson* Florida FieldGainesville, Florida L 14–16  
10–1–1938 Mississippi State Scott FieldStarkville, 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 StadiumJacksonville, Florida L 6–19  
11–12–1938 Maryland* Florida Field • Gainesville, Florida (HC) W 21–7  
11–19–1938 Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, 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  
*Non-conference game.

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 2015 Florida Gators Football Media Guide, University Athletic Association, Gainesville, Florida, p. 107 (2015). Retrieved August 16, 2015.