1940 Rollins Tars football team

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1940 Rollins Tars football
SIAA champion
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1940 record 6–1 (5–0 SIAA)
Head coach Jack McDowall
Seasons
← 1939
1941 →

The 1940 Rollins Tars football team represented the Rollins Tars during the 1940 college football season, and won the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association (SIAA) title.[1][2] The Tars were disappointed the Florida Gators did not meet a challenge for a state championship.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 10? at Western Carolina Teacher's College* Asheville, NC W 53–0   1,500
September 21 at Davidson* Davidson, NC L 7–19  
September 27 Presbyterian ? W 20–7   500
October 11 at Stetson DeLand, FL W 25–12  
October 18 Tampa Orlando, FL W 39–0  
November 9 Miami (FL) Winter Park, FL W 7–0  
November 30 Stetson Winter Park, FL W 34–0  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP.

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Players[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tars Win S I A A Crown; May Get Florida Honors". Rollins Sandspur. 46 (10). December 4, 1940. 
  2. ^ http://www.phys.utk.edu/sorensen/cfr/cfr/output/1940/CF_1940_Team_Rollins.html
  3. ^ "The Gators Just Won't Play!". Sandspur. 46 (6). November 6, 1940. 
  4. ^ "Tar Football Team Off To Flying Start". Sandspur. 46 (1). October 2, 1940. 
  5. ^ "Rollins College Football Roster for 1940". Rollins Sandspur. 46 (2). October 9, 1940.