1940 Penn State Nittany Lions football team
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|1940 Penn State Nittany Lions football|
|Head coach||Bob Higgins (11th year)|
|Home stadium||New Beaver Field|
The 1940 Penn State Nittany Lions football team represented the Pennsylvania State University in the 1940 college football season. The team was coached by Bob Higgins and played its home games in New Beaver Field in University Park, Pennsylvania.
|October 5||Bucknell||New Beaver Field • State College, PA||W 9–0|
|October 12||West Virginia||New Beaver Field • State College, PA (Rivalry)||W 17–13|
|October 19||at Lehigh||Taylor Stadium • Bethlehem, PA||W 34–0|
|October 26||at Temple||Temple Stadium • Philadelphia, 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 Stadium • Syracuse, 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 Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA (Rivalry)||L 7–20|
|*Non-conference game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.|
- "Penn State Yearly Results (1940-1944)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 10, 2015.