1941 Florida Gators football team

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1941 Florida Gators football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1941 record 4–6 (1–3 10th SEC)
Head coach Tom Lieb
Captain Bill Robinson
Home stadium Florida Field
Seasons
« 1940 1942 »
1941 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#16 Mississippi State $ 4 0 1     8 1 1
#18 Tennessee 3 1 0     8 2 0
#20 Alabama 5 2 0     9 2 0
#14 Georgia 3 1 1     9 1 1
#17 Ole Miss 2 1 1     6 2 1
Vanderbilt 3 2 0     8 2 0
LSU 2 2 2     4 4 2
Tulane 2 3 0     5 4 0
Georgia Tech 2 4 0     3 6 0
Florida 1 3 0     4 6 0
Auburn 1 3 0     4 6 0
Kentucky 0 4 0     5 4 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1941 Florida Gators football team represented the University of Florida during the 1941 college football season. The season was Tom Lieb's second as the head coach of the Florida Gators football team. The highlights of the season included a 14–0 road win over the Miami Hurricanes in Miami, and a hard-fought 14–7 Homecoming victory the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.

Schedule and results[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
9–20–1941 Randolph–Macon* Florida FieldGainesville, Florida W 26–0  
9–27–1941 Mississippi State Scott FieldStarkville, Mississippi L 0–6  
10–4–1941 Tampa* Florida Field • Gainesville, Florida W 46–6  
10–11–1941 Villanova* Florida Field • Gainesville, Florida L 0–6  
10–18–1941 Maryland* Byrd StadiumCollege Park, Maryland L 12–13  
10–25–1941 Louisiana State Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, Louisiana L 7–10  
11–8–1941 Georgia Fairfield StadiumJacksonville, Florida L 3–19  
11–15–1941 Miami* Burdine StadiumMiami, Florida W 14–0  
11–22–1941 Georgia Tech Florida Field • Gainesville, Florida (HC) W 14–7  
12–20–1941 UCLA* Fairfield Stadium • Jacksonville, Florida L 27–30  
*Non-conference game.

Primary source: 2015 Florida Gators Football Media Guide.[1]

Postseason[edit]

After the season was over, end Fergie Ferguson was named the Gators' second-ever first-team All-Southeastern Conference (SEC) selection and an honorable mention All-American by Grantland Rice in Collier's magazine.[2] He led the team in both points scored (36) and minutes played (420).

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2015 Florida Gators Football Media Guide, University Athletic Association, Gainesville, Florida, pp. 110–111 (2015). Retrieved August 14, 2015.
  2. ^ Grantland Rice, "The All-America Football Team," Collier's, p. 78 (December 13, 1941). Retrieved September 26, 2014.