1939 Auburn Tigers football team

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1939 Auburn Tigers football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1939 record 5–5–1 (3–3–1 SEC)
Head coach Jack Meagher (6th season)
Home stadium Auburn Stadium
Legion Field
Cramton Bowl
Seasons
← 1938
1940 →
1939 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 2 Tennessee + 6 0 0     10 1 0
No. 16 Georgia Tech + 6 0 0     8 2 0
No. 5 Tulane + 5 0 0     8 1 1
Mississippi State 3 2 0     8 2 0
Ole Miss 2 2 0     7 2 0
Kentucky 2 2 1     6 2 1
Auburn 3 3 1     5 5 1
Alabama 2 3 1     5 3 1
Georgia 1 3 0     5 6 0
LSU 1 5 0     4 5 0
Vanderbilt 1 6 0     2 7 1
Florida 0 3 1     5 5 1
Sewanee 0 3 0     3 5 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1939 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1939 college football season. The Tigers' were led by head coach Jack Meagher in his sixth season and finished the season with a record of five wins, five losses and one tie (5–5–1 overall, 3–3–1 in the SEC).

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 29 Birmingham–Southern* Cramton BowlMontgomery, Alabama W 6–0  
October 7 at Tulane Tulane StadiumNew Orleans L 0–12  
October 14 Mississippi State Legion FieldBirmingham, Alabama W 7–0  
October 21 at Manhattan* Polo Grounds • New York City L 0–7  
October 28 at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta (Rivalry) L 6–7  
November 4 at Boston College* Fenway ParkBoston L 7–13  
November 11 Villanova* Legion Field • Birmingham, Alabama W 10–9  
November 18 at LSU Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, Louisiana (Rivalry) W 21–7  
November 25 vs. Georgia Memorial StadiumColumbus, Georgia (Deep South's Oldest Rivalry) W 7–0  
November 30 Florida Auburn StadiumAuburn, Alabama (Rivalry) T 7–7  
December 9 at Tennessee Shields–Watkins FieldKnoxville, Tennessee L 0–7  
*Non-conference game.
  • Source: 1939 Auburn football schedule[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ DeLassus, David. "Coaching Records Game-by-game: John F. "Jack" Meagher, 1939". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved December 15, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1939 Auburn University Football Schedule". Auburn University Athletics. Retrieved December 15, 2015.