1939 Rice Owls football team

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
1939 Rice Owls football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1939 record1–9–1 (0–5–1 SWC)
Head coachJimmy Kitts (6th season)
Home stadiumRice Field
Seasons
← 1938
1940 →
1939 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Texas A&M $ 6 0 0     11 0 0
Baylor 4 2 0     7 3 0
SMU 4 2 0     6 3 1
Texas 3 3 0     5 4 0
Arkansas 2 3 1     4 5 1
TCU 1 5 0     3 7 0
Rice 0 5 1     1 9 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1939 Rice Owls football team was an American football team that represented Rice University as a member of the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1939 college football season. In its sixth season under head coach Jimmy Kitts, the team compiled a 1–9–1 record (0–5–1 against SWC opponents) and was outscored by a total of 143 to 77.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 30Vanderbilt*L 12–13
October 7Centenary*
  • Rice Field
  • Houston, TX
W 13–0
October 14at LSU*L 0–7
October 21Sam Houston State*
  • Rice Field
  • Houston, TX
L 8–9
Oct 28at TexasL 12–26
November 4at Fordham*L 7–13
November 11Arkansas
  • Rice Field
  • Houston, TX
T 12–12
November 18 No. 2 Texas A&M
  • Rice Field
  • Houston, TX
L 0–19
November 25at TCUL 0–21
December 2Baylor
  • Rice Field
  • Houston, TX
L 7–10
December 9at SMUL 6–13
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1939 Rice Owls Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 27, 2019.
  2. ^ "Rice Owls 2017 Football Fact Book" (PDF). Rice University. 2017. p. 189.