1940 UCLA Bruins football team

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1940 UCLA Bruins football
Conference Pacific Coast Conference
1940 record 1–9 (1–6 PCC)
Head coach Babe Horrell (2nd year)
Home stadium Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
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 UCLA Bruins football team represented the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in the 1940 college football season. The Bruins offense scored 79 points while the defense allowed 174 points. Coached by Babe Horrell, the Bruins finished the season with a 1–9 record.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 27 SMU* Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA L 6-9   -
October 4 Santa Clara* Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA L 6-9   -
October 12 Texas A&M* Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA L 0-7   -
October 19 at California California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA (Rivalry) L 7-9   -
October 26 Oregon State Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA L 0-7   25,000
November 2 No. 6 Stanford Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA L 14-20   -
November 9 at Oregon Hayward FieldEugene, OR L 0-18   -
November 16 Washington State Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 34-26   35,000
November 23 No. 13 Washington Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA L 0-41   35,000
November 30 at USC Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA L 12-28   70,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Pacific Time.

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1940 team players in the NFL[edit]

The following players were claimed in the 1941 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Jack Sommers Center 11 92 Chicago Cardinals
Del Lyman Tackle 14 126 Green Bay Packers

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