1944 Florida Gators football team

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1944 Florida Gators football
Conference Southeastern Conference
1944 record 4–3 (0–3 10th SEC)
Head coach Tom Lieb
Captain Joe Graham
Home stadium Florida Field
Seasons
« 1942 1945 »
1944 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#13 Georgia Tech $ 4 0 0     8 3 0
#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 and results[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
9–23–1944 Mayport Naval Air Station* Florida FieldGainesville, Florida W 36–6  
9–30–1944 Ole Miss Fairfield StadiumJacksonville, Florida L 6–26  
10–7–1944 Jacksonville Naval Air Station* Florida Field • Gainesville, Florida W 26–20  
10–14–1944 No. 15 Tennessee Sheilds-Watkins FieldKnoxville, Tennessee L 0–40  
10–28–1944 Maryland* Florida Field • Gainesville, Florida (HC) W 13–6  
11–3–1944 Miami* Burdine StadiumMiami, Florida W 13–0  
11–11–1944 Georgia Fairfield Stadium • Jacksonville, Florida L 12–38  
*Non-conference game. #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, University Athletic Association, Gainesville, Florida, pp. 110–111 (2015). Retrieved August 14, 2015.