1939 Tulane Green Wave football team

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1939 Tulane Green Wave football
SEC Co-Champions
Sugar Bowl vs. Texas A&M, Lost 13–14
Conference Southeastern Conference
Ranking
AP No. 5
1939 record 8–1–1 (5–0 SEC)
Head coach Red Dawson
Home stadium Tulane Stadium
(Capacity: 69,000)
Seasons
« 1938 1940 »
1939 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 Tennessee + 6 0 0     10 1 0
#16 Georgia Tech + 6 0 0     8 2 0
#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 Tulane Green Wave football team represented Tulane University during the 1939 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 30 Clemson* Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA W 7–6  
October 7 Auburn Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 12–0  
October 14 Fordham* Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 7–0  
October 21 North Carolina* No. 4 Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA T 14–14  
October 28 No. 14 Ole Miss No. 9 Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 18–6  
November 11 No. 20 Alabama No. 7 Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 13–0  
November 18 at Columbia* No. 6 Baker FieldNew York, NY W 25–0  
November 25 Sewanee No. 5 Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA W 52–0  
December 2 LSU No. 5 Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA (Battle for the Flag) W 33–20  
January 1, 1940 vs. No. 1 Texas A&M* No. 5 Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA (Sugar Bowl) L 13–14  

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*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP.

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