1939 Florida Gators football team

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1939 Florida Gators football
Florida Gators football team (1939).jpg
Conference Southeastern Conference
1939 record 5–5–1 (0–3–1 SEC)
Head coach Josh Cody (4th season)
Captain Clark Goff
Home stadium Florida Field
Uniform
30sGatoruniform3.png
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 Florida Gators football team represented the University of Florida during the 1939 college football season. The season was the fourth and final year for Josh Cody as the head coach of the Florida Gators football team. Cody's 1939 Florida Gators finished with a 5–5–1 overall record, but with a winless 0–3–1 record in the Southeastern Conference (SEC), placing twelfth of thirteen teams in the SEC.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 23 Stetson* Florida FieldGainesville, Florida W 21–0  
September 30 Texas* War Memorial StadiumAustin, Texas L 0–12  
October 7 Mississippi State Florida Field • Gainesville, Florida L 0–14  
October 12 Boston College* Fenway ParkBoston W 7–0  
October 21 Tampa* Florida Field • Gainesville, Florida W 7–0  
October 28 Maryland* Byrd StadiumCollege Park, Maryland W 14–0  
November 4 South Carolina* Columbia Municipal StadiumColumbia, South Carolina L 0–6  
November 11 Georgia Fairfield StadiumJacksonville, Florida L 2–6  
November 18 Miami (FL)* Burdine StadiumMiami W 13–0  
November 25 No. 19 Georgia Techdagger Florida Field • Gainesville, Florida L 7–21  
November 30 Auburn Auburn StadiumAuburn, Alabama T 7–7  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

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

Postseason[edit]

After leaving Florida, Josh Cody would later become the long-time head coach of the Temple Owls men's basketball team and the Temple University athletic director, and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a player in 1970.[2]

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.
  2. ^ College Football Hall of Fame, Hall of Famers, Josh Cody Member Biography. Retrieved August 30, 2010.