1939 Florida Gators football team
|1939 Florida Gators football|
|1939 record||5–5–1 (0–3–1 SEC)|
|Head coach||Josh Cody (4th season)|
|Home stadium||Florida Field|
|1939 SEC football standings|
|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|
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.
|September 23||Stetson*||Florida Field • Gainesville, Florida||W 21–0|
|September 30||Texas*||War Memorial Stadium • Austin, Texas||L 0–12|
|October 7||Mississippi State||Florida Field • Gainesville, Florida||L 0–14|
|October 12||Boston College*||Fenway Park • Boston||W 7–0|
|October 21||Tampa*||Florida Field • Gainesville, Florida||W 7–0|
|October 28||Maryland*||Byrd Stadium • College Park, Maryland||W 14–0|
|November 4||South Carolina*||Columbia Municipal Stadium • Columbia, South Carolina||L 0–6|
|November 11||Georgia||Fairfield Stadium • Jacksonville, Florida||L 2–6|
|November 18||Miami (FL)*||Burdine Stadium • Miami||W 13–0|
|November 25||No. 19 Georgia Tech||Florida Field • Gainesville, Florida||L 7–21|
|November 30||Auburn||Auburn Stadium • Auburn, Alabama||T 7–7|
|*Non-conference game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.|
Primary source: 2015 Florida Gators Football Media Guide.
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.