1939 Syracuse Orangemen football
1939 record3–3–2
Head coachOssie Solem (3rd season)
CaptainDuffy Daugherty & William Hoffman[1]
Home stadiumArchbold Stadium
← 1938
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The 1939 Syracuse Orangemen football team represented Syracuse University in the 1939 college football season. The Orangemen were led by third-year head coach Ossie Solem and played their home games at Archbold Stadium in Syracuse, New York. The team was co-captained by guard Hugh "Duffy" Daugherty, who would later become a Hall-of-Fame-inducted coach at Michigan State.


September 29ClarksonW 12–015,000
October 7at CornellL 6–1924,000
October 14Georgetown
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
T 13–1315,000
October 21at No. 13 DukeL 6–3325,000
October 28Penn State
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY (Rivalry)
T 6–616,000
November 4Michigan State
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
L 3–1416,000
November 18Colgate
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY (Rivalry)
W 7–028,000
November 30at MarylandW 10–75,000
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time



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