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1940 Baylor Bears football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1940 record4–6 (0–6 SWC)
Head coachMorley Jennings (15th season)
CaptainRobert C. Nelson, Milton S. Merka
Home stadiumWaco 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 Baylor Bears football team represented Baylor University in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1940 college football season. In their 15th and final season under head coach Morley Jennings, the Bears compiled a 4–6 record (0–6 against conference opponents), finished in last place in the conference, and were outscored by opponents by a combined total of 114 to 109.[1][2] They played their home games at Waco Stadium in Waco, Texas. Robert C. Nelson and Milton S. Merka were the team captains.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 28[[{{{school}}}|North Texas State Teachers]]*W 27–20
October 5at Denver*W 14–7
October 12at ArkansasL 6–12
October 19vs. VillanovaW 7–0
October 26 No. 4 Texas A&M
  • Waco Stadium
  • Waco, TX
L 7–14
November 2at TCUL 12–14
November 9at TexasL 0–13
November 16Tulsa*
  • Waco Stadium
  • Waco, TX
W 20–6
November 23 No. 18 SMU
  • Waco Stadium
  • Waco, TX
L 4–7
November 30at RiceL 12–21
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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