1939 Cornell Big Red football team
|1939 Cornell Big Red football|
|Head coach||Carl Snavely (4th season)|
|Home stadium||Schoellkopf Field|
The 1939 Cornell Big Red football team represented Cornell University in the 1939 college football season. They finished with an 8–0 record and were named national champions by Litkenhous and the Sagarin Ratings. They outscored their opponents 197 to 52. After capping off a perfect season, Cornell declined a bid to the Rose Bowl so that the football players could catch up on their schoolwork. The Big Red finished the season ranked #4 in the Associated Press's final poll.
|October 7||Syracuse*||Schoellkopf Field • Ithaca, NY||W 19–6|
|October 14||at Princeton*||Palmer Stadium • Princeton, NJ||W 20–7|
|October 21||Penn State*||No. 12||Schoellkopf Field • Ithaca, NY||W 47–0|
|October 28||at No. 4 Ohio State*||No. 7||Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH||W 23–14||49,583|
|November 4||Columbia*||No. 3||Schoellkopf Field • Ithaca, NY||W 13–7|
|November 11||Colgate*||No. 5||Schoellkopf Field • Ithaca, NY||W 14–12|
|November 18||Dartmouth*||No. 4||Hanover, NH||W 35–6|
|November 30||at Penn*||No. 3||Franklin Field • Philadelphia, PA||W 26–0|
|*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.|
- 1939 Cornell University football scores and results. College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved on October 4, 2013.
- 1939 Champions of All. Cornell Football Association. Retrieved on October 3, 2013.
- 1939 Cornell Big Red stats. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved on October 4, 2013.