1939 UCLA Bruins football team

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1939 UCLA Bruins football
ConferencePacific Coast Conference
Ranking
APNo. 7
1939 record6–0–4 (5–0–3 PCC)
Head coachEdwin C. Horrell (1st season)
Home stadiumLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Seasons
← 1938
1940 →
1939 PCC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 3 USC $ 5 0 2     8 0 2
No. 7 UCLA 5 0 3     6 0 4
Oregon State 6 1 1     9 1 1
Washington 4 4 0     4 5 1
Oregon 3 3 1     3 4 1
Washington State 3 5 0     4 5 0
Montana 1 2 0     3 6 0
California 2 5 0     3 7 0
Stanford 0 6 1     1 7 1
Idaho 0 3 0     2 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1939 UCLA Bruins football team was an American football team that represented the University of California, Los Angeles during the 1939 college football season. In their first year under head coach Edwin C. Horrell, the Bruins compiled a 6–0–4 record (5–0–3 conference), finished in second place in the Pacific Coast Conference, played #3-ranked USC to a scoreless tie, and were ranked #7 in the final AP Poll.[1]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 29TCU*W 6-260,000[2]
October 7at WashingtonW 14-715,017
October 14at StanfordT 14-1418,000[3]
October 21Montana
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 20-625,000[4]
October 28Oregon
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 16-640,000[5]
November 4CaliforniaNo. 19
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA (rivalry)
W 20-755,000[6]
November 18No. 14 Santa Clara*No. 11
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
T 0-055,000[7]
November 25Oregon StateNo. 13
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
T 13-1340,000
November 30Washington StateNo. 13
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 24-725,000
December 9at No. 3 USCNo. 9
T 0-0103,303
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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Roster[edit]

  • HB #28 Jackie Robinson

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1939 UCLA Bruins Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 17, 2015.
  2. ^ "Bruins score 6-to-2 victory over texas christian gridders". Los Angeles Times. 30 September 1939.
  3. ^ Wolf, A. (15 October 1939). "Stanford holds bruins even". Los Angeles Times.
  4. ^ "U.C.L.A. beats montana, 26-61, in coast battle". The Washington Post. 22 October 1939.
  5. ^ "U.C.L.A. TRIUMPHS OVER OREGON, 16-6". New York Times. 29 October 1939.
  6. ^ "U.C.L.A. CONQUERS CALIFORNIA BY 20-7. (1939, Nov 05)". New York Times. 5 November 1939.
  7. ^ "UCLA- santa clara in 0-0 tie; kenny washington stars". The Pittsburgh Courier. 25 November 1939.
  8. ^ "2015 UCLA Bruins Football Media Guide Year-by-Year Results" (PDF). Retrieved December 15, 2016.