1941 Dayton Flyers football team

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1941 Dayton Flyers football
ConferenceIndependent
1941 record7–3
Head coachHarry Baujan (19th season)
Home stadiumDayton Stadium
Seasons
← 1940
1942 →
1941 Midwestern college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Western Michigan         8 0 0
No. 3 Notre Dame         8 0 1
Youngstown         7 0 1
Xavier         9 1 0
Detroit         7 2 0
Ohio         5 2 1
Dayton         7 3 0
Cincinnati         6 3 0
Akron         5 3 1
Michigan State         5 3 1
Central Michigan         4 3 0
Marquette         4 5 0
Wayne         2 6 0
Miami (OH)         2 7 0
Wichita         1 6 1
Michigan State Normal         0 5 2
Detroit Tech         0 6 1

The 1941 Dayton Flyers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Dayton as an independent during the 1941 college football season. In their 19th season under head coach Harry Baujan, the Flyers compiled a 7–3 record and outscored opponents by a total of 224 to 60.[1]

Beno Keiter was the team captain.[2] Key players also included halfbacks Joe Quinn and Bill Knisley.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 19Hillsdale
W 62–0[3]
September 26Detroit Tech
  • Dayton Stadium
  • Dayton, OH
W 75–0[4]
October 4Marshall
  • Dayton Stadium
  • Dayton, OH
W 7–0[5]
October 11at TennesseeL 0–26[6]
October 18Miami (OH)
  • Dayton Stadium
  • Dayton, OH
W 16–0[7]
October 25at WichitaW 14–6[8]
November 1Cincinnati
  • Dayton Stadium
  • Dayton, OH
W 3–06,200[9]
November 9at Xavier
L 0–2714,000[10]
November 15North Dakotadagger
  • Dayton Stadium
  • Dayton, OH
W 40–05,000[11]
November 20at OhioAthens, OHL 7–21[12]
  • daggerHomecoming

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2014 Dayton Flyers Media Guide" (PDF). University of Dayton. 2014. p. 68.
  2. ^ 2014 Dayton Flyers Media Guide, p. 69.
  3. ^ Bob Frame (September 20, 1941). "Dazzling Dayton Aggregation Swamps Helpless Hillsdale, 62-0". The Dayton Herald. pp. 6–7 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ Bob Frame (September 27, 1941). "Another Outclassed Team, Detroit Tech, Falls Before U.D. Flyers". The Dayton Herald. pp. 6–7 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ Harold Boian (October 5, 1941). "U.D. Wins: 93-Yard Run Beats Herd". Dayton Daily News. p. 1 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ Tom Anderson (October 12, 1941). "Slater Sparks Vols To 26-0 Victory Over Flyers". The Knoxville Journal. pp. Sports 1, 2 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ Harold Boian (October 19, 1941). "Flyers Subdue Miami, 16 To 0". Dayton Daily News. p. 1 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ Jake Frong (October 26, 1941). "Joe Quinn's 80-Yard Run Breaks Wichita Team". Dayton Sunday Journal-Herald. p. 15 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ Harold Boian (November 2, 1941). "Flyers Beat Bearcats, 3-0: Field Goal By Keiter Gives U.D. Victory". Dayton Daily News. p. 1 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ Bob Bohne (November 10, 1941). "Musketeers Pulverize Stuffing Out Of Dayton Flyers, 27-0". The Cincinnati Enquirer. pp. 12–13 – via Newspapers.com.
  11. ^ Harold Boian (November 16, 1941). "U.D. Runs Wild". Dayton Daily News. pp. 1, 7 – via Newspapers.com.
  12. ^ Bob Smith (November 21, 1941). "Ohio U. Beats Dayton, 21-7, In Final Tilt". Dayton Journal. p. 1 – via Newspapers.com.