1944 Florida Gators football team

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1944 Florida Gators football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1944 record 4–3 (0–3 SEC)
Head coach Tom Lieb (4th season)
Captain Joe Graham
Home stadium Florida Field
Seasons
← 1942
1945 →
1944 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 13 Georgia Tech $ 4 0 0     8 3 0
No. 12 Tennessee 5 0 1     7 1 1
Georgia 4 2 0     7 3 0
Alabama 3 1 2     5 2 2
Mississippi State 3 2 0     6 2 0
LSU 2 3 1     2 5 1
Ole Miss 2 3 0     2 6 0
Tulane 1 2 0     4 3 0
Kentucky 1 5 0     3 6 0
Florida 0 3 0     4 3 0
Auburn 0 4 0     4 4 0
Vanderbilt 0 0 0     3 0 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1944 Florida Gators football team represented the University of Florida during the 1944 college football season. The season was the fourth for Tom Lieb as the head coach of the Florida Gators football team. The highlights of the season included the Gators' 13–6 homecoming victory over the Maryland Terrapins and their 13–0 shutout of the in-state rival Miami Hurricanes on the Hurricanes' home field. The Gators also scored solid victories over teams from two U.S. Naval Air Stations in nearby Jacksonville. Lieb's 1944 Florida Gators finished with a 4–3 overall record and a 0–3 record in the Southeastern Conference (SEC), placing tenth among twelve SEC teams.`[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 23 Mayport Naval Air Station* Florida FieldGainesville, FL W 36–6  
September 30 Ole Miss Fairfield StadiumJacksonville, FL L 6–26  
October 7 Jacksonville Naval Air Station* Florida Field • Gainesville, FL W 26–20  
October 14 No. 15 Tennessee Sheilds-Watkins FieldKnoxville, TN L 0–40  
October 28 Maryland*dagger Florida Field • Gainesville, FL W 13–6  
November 3 Miami (FL)* Burdine StadiumMiami, FL W 13–0  
November 11 Georgia Fairfield Stadium • Jacksonville, FL L 12–38  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 2015 Florida Gators Football Media Guide Archived 2015-12-08 at the Wayback Machine., University Athletic Association, Gainesville, Florida, pp. 110–111 (2015). Retrieved August 14, 2015.