1941 Fordham Rams football team
|1941 Fordham Rams football|
Sugar Bowl champion
|Head coach||Jim Crowley (9th season)|
|Home stadium||Polo Grounds|
The 1941 Fordham Rams football team represented Fordham University during the 1941 college football season. Rams offense scored 182 points while the defense allowed 67 points. Fordham was invited to play in the Rose Bowl, but declined the invitation because it had previously accepted a berth in the Sugar Bowl. The Rams won the Sugar Bowl by a score of 2–0 over the Missouri Tigers.
|October 4||SMU||Polo Grounds • New York, NY||W 16–10||28,500|
|October 11||at North Carolina||Kenan Memorial Stadium • Chapel Hill, NC||W 27–14||27,000|
|October 18||West Virginia||No. 4||Polo Grounds • New York, NY||W 27–0||12,500|
|October 25||TCU||No. 6||Polo Grounds • New York, NY||W 28–14||39,500|
|November 1||Purdue||No. 3||Polo Grounds • New York, NY||W 17–0||20,500|
|November 8||at Pittsburgh||No. 3||Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA||L 0–13||25,000|
|November 22||vs. Saint Mary's (CA)||No. 11||Polo Grounds • New York, NY||W 35–7||40,000|
|November 29||NYU||No. 8||Yankee Stadium • Bronx, NY||W 30–9||31,009|
|January 1||vs. No. 7 Missouri||No. 6||Tulane Stadium • New Orleans, LA (Sugar Bowl)||W 2–0||66,154|
|#Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.|
- Luchter, P.S. "List of all Amateur Football games played at The Polo Grounds, New York". luckyshow.org.
- Richardson, William D. (October 12, 1941). "Rams' Rally on Long Runs Sinks No. Carolina, 27-14". New York Times. p. S1.
- Nichols, Joseph C. (November 9, 1941). "Rams Are Toppled: Bowl Hopes Crushed by Panthers, Who Gain First 1941 Victory". New York Times. p. S1.