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1937 Duke Blue Devils football
ConferenceSouthern Conference
Ranking
APNo. 20
1937 record7–2–1 (5–1 SoCon)
Head coachWallace Wade
Assistant coachEllis Hagler
Assistant coachHerschel Caldwell
Offensive schemeSingle-wing
Seasons
← 1936
1938 →
1937 Southern Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Maryland 2 0 0     8 2 0
North Carolina 4 0 1     7 1 1
Clemson 2 0 1     4 4 1
Duke 5 1 0     7 2 1
VMI 4 2 0     5 5 0
NC State 4 2 1     5 3 1
South Carolina 2 2 1     5 6 1
Washington & Lee 2 3 0     4 5 0
The Citadel 2 3 0     7 4 0
Richmond 2 3 0     5 4 1
Furman 1 2 2     4 3 2
Virginia Tech 2 4 0     5 5 0
William & Mary 1 3 0     4 5 0
Wake Forest 1 4 0     3 6 0
Davidson 1 6 0     2 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1937 Duke Blue Devils football team was an American football team that represented Duke University as a member of the Southern Conference during the 1937 college football season. In its seventh season under head coach Wallace Wade, the team compiled a 7–2–1 record (5–1 against conference opponents), was ranked No. 20 in the final AP Poll, and outscored opponents by a total of 228 to 56. Woodrow Lipscomb was the team captain.[1][2] The team played its home games at Duke Stadium in Durham, North Carolina.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 25 vs. VPI Greensboro, NC W 25–0
October 2 at Davidson Davidson, NC W 34–6
October 9 Tennessee Durham, NC T 0–0
October 16 at Georgia Tech Atlanta, GA W 20–19
October 23 at Colgate No. 10 Buffalo, NY W 13–0
October 30 at Washington and Lee No. 13 Richmond, VA W 43–0
November 6 Wake Forest No. 11 Durham, NC W 67–0
November 13 North Carolina No. 8 Durham, NC (rivalry)L 6–14
November 20 at NC State Raleigh, NC W 20–7
November 27 No. 1 Pittsburgh No. 18 Durham, NC L 0–10
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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