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1940 Columbia Lions football
ConferenceIndependent
1940 record5–2–2
Head coachLou Little (11th season)
Home stadiumBaker Field
Seasons
← 1939
1941 →

The 1940 Columbia Lions football team was an American football team that represented the Columbia University during the 1945 college football season. In their 11th season under head coach Lou Little, the team compiled a 5–2–2 record and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 81 to 72.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 5MaineW 15–0
October 12at Dartmouth
  • Baker Field
  • New York, NY
W 20–6
October 19Georgia
  • Baker Field
  • New York, NY
W 19–13
October 26SyracuseNo. 20
  • Baker Field
  • New York, NY
L 0–3
November 2at No. 1 CornellL 0–27
November 9Wisconsin
  • Baker Field
  • New York, NY
W 7–6
November 16Navy
  • Baker Field
  • New York, NY
T 0–0
November 23Colgate
  • Baker Field
  • New York, NY
W 20–17
November 28at BrownL 0–615,000[2]
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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