1940 Utah Utes football team
|1940 Utah Utes football|
|Conference||Mountain States Conference|
|1940 record||7–2 (5–1 MSC)|
|Head coach||Ike Armstrong|
|Home stadium||Ute Stadium|
|1940 MSC football standings|
The 1940 Utah Utes football team represented the University of Utah during the 1940 college football season. Utah's season opener against Santa Clara was part of the first-ever major college football doubleheader. The event at Kezar Stadium in San Francisco also featured the future Rose Bowl champions, the Stanford "Wow Boys", defeat San Francisco, 27–0.
|September 28||at Santa Clara*||Kezar Stadium • San Francisco, California||L 13–34|
|October 5||BYU||Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City, Utah (The Holy War)||W 12–6|
|October 12||Arizona*||Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City, Utah||W 24–0|
|October 19||at Utah A.C.||Aggie Stadium • Logan, Utah (Battle of the Brothers)||L 0–7|
|October 26||Denver||Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City, Utah||W 25–14|
|November 2||at Colorado||Colorado Stadium • Boulder, Colorado (Utah–Colorado football rivalry)||W 21–13|
|November 9||at Wyoming||Corbett Field • Laramie, Wyoming||W 34–7|
|November 16||Colorado A&M||Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City, Utah||W 27–0|
|November 21||Idaho*||Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City, Utah||W 13–6|
|*Non-conference game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.|
After the season
- Ron Fimrite, A Melding Of Men All Suited To A T; Clark Shaughnessy was a dour theoretician, Frankie Albert an unrestrained quarterback and Stanford a team of losers, but combined they forever changed the game of football, Sports Illustrated, September 5, 1977.
- "Ute Record Book" (PDF). University of Utah. p. 6. Retrieved 2010-07-16.
- "Coaching Records Game by Game Ike J. Armstrong 1940". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 2010-08-04.
- "1941 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2010-08-04.