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1937 Villanova Wildcats football
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
APNo. 6
1937 record8–0–1
Head coachMaurice J. "Clipper" Smith (2nd season)
Home stadiumVillanova Stadium
Seasons
← 1936
1938 →

Template:1937 college football independents records The 1937 Villanova Wildcats football team represented Villanova College during the 1937 college football season. The Wildcats were led by second-year head coach Maurice J. "Clipper" Smith and played their home games at Villanova Stadium in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Villanova ended the season undefeated with a record of 8–0–1, allowing only one score all year. They ranked 6th in the final AP Poll, the highest finish in Wildcats team history.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
October 2[[{{{school}}}|Pennsylvania Military]]W 42–0
October 9Auburn
T 0–0
October 16at ManhattanW 20–0
October 23Bucknell
  • Shibe Park
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 21–0
October 30at No. 18 DetroitNo. 16W 7–0
November 6MarquetteNo. 13
  • Shibe Park
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 25–7
November 13at Boston UniversityNo. 9W 12–0
November 20vs. TempleNo. 10
W 33–0
November 28at Loyola (CA)No. 7W 25–0
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Sources:[5][6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Villanova Wildcats School History". Sports-Reference.com. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/villanova/.
  2. Nason, Jerry (November 11, 1937). "Unbeaten Villanova Gumshoes to Secret Drill Field, Eluding Even Scribes on Eve of B.U. Clash". Daily Boston Globe: p. 23.
  3. "Villanova Passes Conquer Temple by 33-0 Before Crowd of 35,000 at Philadelphia". New York Times: p. 73. November 21, 1937.
  4. Curtis, Charles (November 29, 1937). "Villanova Beats Lions". Los Angeles Times: p. A11.
  5. "1937 Villanova Wildcats Schedule and Results". Sports-Reference.com. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/villanova/1937-schedule.html.
  6. "Villanova Yearly Results". CFB Data Warehouse. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/v/villanova/1935-1939_yearly_results.php.

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