1938 Cornell Big Red football
APNo. 12
1938 record5–1–1
Head coachCarl Snavely (3rd season)
Offensive schemeSingle-wing
Home stadiumSchoellkopf Field
← 1937
1939 →

The 1938 Cornell Big Red football team was an American football team that represented Cornell University during the 1938 college football season. In their third season under head coach Carl Snavely, the Big Red compiled a 5–1–1 record and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 110 to 55.[1][2]


October 1ColgateW 15–6
October 8at HarvardW 20–0
October 15at SyracuseL 17–19
October 22Penn State
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 21–6
October 29at ColumbiaNo. 17W 23–7
November 12No. 5 DartmouthNo. 20
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY (rivalry)
W 14–7
November 24at PennNo. 10T 0–0
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game


  1. "Cornell Yearly Results (1935–1939)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved December 10, 2015.
  2. "1938 Cornell Big Red Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 10, 2015.
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