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1940 Arkansas Razorbacks football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1940 record4–6 (1–5 SWC)
Head coachFred Thomsen (12th season)
Home stadiumBailey Stadium
Seasons
← 1939
1941 →
1940 Southwest Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 6 Texas A&M 5 1 0     9 1 0
No. 16 SMU 5 1 0     8 1 1
Texas 4 2 0     8 2 0
Rice 4 2 0     7 3 0
TCU 2 4 0     3 7 0
Arkansas 1 5 0     4 6 0
Baylor 0 6 0     4 6 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1940 Arkansas Razorbacks football team represented the University of Arkansas in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1940 college football season. In their 12th under head coach Fred Thomsen, the Razorbacks compiled a 4–6 record (1–5 against SWC opponents), finished in sixth place in the SWC, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 174 to 112.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 28[[{{{school}}}|Central State (OK)]]*W 38–0
October 5at TCUL 0–20
October 12Baylor
  • Bailey Stadium
  • Fayetteville, AR
W 12–6
October 19No. 14 TexasLittle Rock, AR (rivalry)L 0–21
October 26vs. No. 14 Ole Miss*W 21–20
November 2at No. 5 Texas A&ML 0–17
November 9Rice
  • Bailey Stadium
  • Fayetteville, AR
L 7–14
November 16at No. 20 SMUL 0–28
November 21at No. 15 Fordham*L 7–27
November 28at Tulsa*W 27–21
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

ReferencesEdit

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