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1939 Duke Blue Devils football
SoCon champion
ConferenceSouthern Conference
Ranking
APNo. 8
1939 record8–1 (5–0 SoCon)
Head coachWallace Wade
Assistant coachEllis Hagler
Assistant coachHerschel Caldwell
Assistant coachDutch Stanley
Offensive schemeSingle-wing
Seasons
← 1938
1940 →
1939 Southern Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Duke 5 0 0     8 1 0
Clemson 4 0 0     9 1 0
North Carolina 5 1 0     8 1 1
VMI 3 1 1     6 3 1
Richmond 3 1 1     7 1 2
Furman 3 3 0     5 4 0
Wake Forest 3 3 0     7 3 0
William & Mary 1 1 1     6 2 1
NC State 2 4 0     2 8 0
Washington & Lee 1 2 0     3 4 1
South Carolina 1 3 0     3 6 1
Virginia Tech 1 4 1     4 5 1
Davidson 1 7 0     2 7 0
Maryland 0 1 0     2 7 0
The Citadel 0 4 0     3 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1939 Duke Blue Devils football team represented the Duke Blue Devils of Duke University during the 1939 college football season. Dutch Stanley succeeded Carl Voyles as end coach of the "Iron Dukes".[2] Halfback George McAfee led the team in rushing, receiving, scoring, kickoff returns, punt returns, interceptions, and punting.[3]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 30at Davidson*Davidson, North CarolinaW 26–6
October 7at Colgate*W 37–0
October 14at Pittsburgh*PittsburghL 13–14
October 21Syracuse*No. 13
  • Duke Stadium
  • Durham, North Carolina
W 33–6
October 28Wake ForestNo. 12
  • Duke Stadium
  • Durham, North Carolina
W 6–0
November 4at Georgia Tech*W 7–6
November 11at VMINo. 15Lexington, VirginiaW 20–7
November 18No. 7 North CarolinaNo. 13
  • Duke Stadium
  • Durham, North Carolina
W 13–3
November 25at NC StateNo. 8W 28–0
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
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ReferencesEdit

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