1940 Oregon State Beavers football team

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1940 Oregon State Beavers football
Conference Pacific Coast Conference
1940 record 5-3-1 (4-3-1 PCC)
Head coach Lon Stiner
Home stadium Bell Field
Seasons
« 1939 1941 »
1940 PCC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 Stanford $ 7 0 0     10 0 0
#10 Washington 7 1 0     7 2 0
Oregon State 4 3 1     5 3 1
Washington State 3 4 2     4 4 2
Oregon 3 4 1     4 4 1
California 3 4 0     4 6 0
USC 2 3 2     3 4 2
Montana 1 2 0     4 4 1
UCLA 1 6 0     1 9 0
Idaho 0 4 0     1 7 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1940 Oregon State Beavers football team represented Oregon State College in the 1940 NCAA college football season. The Beavers ended this season with five wins, three losses, and one tie. The Beavers scored 128 points and allowed 80 points. The team was led by head coach Lon Stiner.

Schedule[edit]

The Beavers finished the season with an 5–3–1 record, 4–3–1 in the Pacific Coast Conference. Ranks are based on the time the game was played.

Date Opponent Rank Site Beaver points Opponents Attendance Record
September 28 Idaho Bell FieldCorvallis, OR 41 0 7,000 1-0-0
October 5 @ Southern California Los Angeles ColiseumLos Angeles, CA 0 0 50,000 1-0-1
October 11 Portland Bell FieldCorvallis, OR 26 0 6,000 2-0-1
October 19 @ #16 Washington #18 Husky StadiumSeattle, WA 0 19 33,000 2-1-1
October 26 @ UCLA Los Angeles ColiseumLos Angeles, CA 7 0 25,000 3-1-1
November 2 @ California California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA 19 13 20,000 4-1-1
November 9 Washington State Bell FieldCorvallis, OR 21 0 8,000 5-1-1
November 16 @ #4 Stanford #19 Stanford StadiumStanford, CA 14 28 35,000 5-2-1
November 30 Oregon Bell FieldCorvallis, OR 0 20 20,000 5-3-1

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Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Vic Sears Tackle 5 33 Pittsburgh Steelers
Jim Kisselburgh Back 6 44 Cleveland Rams
Len Younce Guard 8 67 New York Giants
Ken Dow Fullback 16 150 Washington Redskins

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Oregon State Historical Scores". Archived from the original on 2009-07-21. Retrieved 2009-06-29. 
  2. ^ "Oregon State University Official Athletic Site". Archived from the original on 2009-07-21. Retrieved 2009-06-29. 
  3. ^ "1941 NFL Draft Listing | Pro-Football-Reference.com". Archived from the original on 2009-10-03. Retrieved 2009-10-01.