1940 Arkansas Razorbacks football team

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1940 Arkansas Razorbacks football
Conference Southwest Conference
1940 record 4–6 (1–5 SWC)
Head coach Fred Thomsen (12th season)
Home stadium Bailey Stadium
Seasons
← 1939
1941 →
1940 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 6 Texas A&M 5 1 0     9 1 0
No. 16 SMU 5 1 0     8 1 1
Texas 4 2 0     8 2 0
Rice 4 2 0     7 3 0
TCU 2 4 0     3 7 0
Arkansas 1 5 0     4 6 0
Baylor 0 6 0     4 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1940 Arkansas Razorbacks football team represented the University of Arkansas in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1940 college football season. In their 12th under head coach Fred Thomsen, the Razorbacks compiled a 4–6 record (1–5 against SWC opponents), finished in sixth place in the SWC, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 174 to 112.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 28, 1940 Central State (OK)* Bailey StadiumFayetteville, AR W 38–0  
October 5, 1940 at TCU Amon G. Carter StadiumFt. Worth, TX L 0–20  
October 12, 1940 Baylor Bailey Stadium • Fayetteville, AR W 12–6  
October 19, 1940 No. 14 Texas Little Rock, AR L 0–21  
October 26, 1940 vs. No. 14 Ole Miss* Crump StadiumMemphis, TN W 21–20  
November 2, 1940 at No. 5 Texas A&M Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX L 0–17  
November 9, 1940 Rice Bailey Stadium • Fayetteville, AR L 7–14  
November 16, 1940 at No. 20 SMU Ownby StadiumDallas, TX L 0–28  
November 21, 1940 at No. 15 Fordham* New York, New York L 7–27  
November 28, 1940 at Tulsa* Skelly FieldTulsa, OK W 27–21  
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Arkansas Yearly Results (1940-1944)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 4, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1940 Arkansas Razorbacks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 4, 2015.