1940 Penn State Nittany Lions football team

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1940 Penn State Nittany Lions football
Conference Independent
1940 record 6–1–1
Head coach Bob Higgins (11th year)
Home stadium New Beaver Field
Seasons
← 1939
1941 →

The 1940 Penn State Nittany Lions football team represented the Pennsylvania State University in the 1940 college football season.[1] The team was coached by Bob Higgins and played its home games in New Beaver Field in University Park, Pennsylvania.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
October 5 Bucknell New Beaver FieldState College, PA W 9–0  
October 12 West Virginiadagger New Beaver Field • State College, PA (Rivalry) W 17–13  
October 19 at Lehigh Taylor StadiumBethlehem, PA W 34–0  
October 26 at Temple Temple StadiumPhiladelphia, PA W 18–0  
November 2 South Carolina No. 18 New Beaver Field • State College, PA W 12–0  
November 9 at Syracuse No. 16 Archbold StadiumSyracuse, NY (Rivalry) T 13–13  
November 16 New York University No. 20 New Beaver Field • State College, PA W 25–0  
November 23 at Pittsburgh No. 20 Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA (Rivalry) L 7–20  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Penn State Yearly Results (1940-1944)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 10, 2015.