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1940 Cornell Big Red football
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
APNo. 15
1940 record6–2
Head coachCarl Snavely (5th season)
Offensive schemeSingle-wing
Home stadiumSchoellkopf Field
Seasons
← 1939
1941 →

The 1940 Cornell Big Red football team was an American football team that represented Cornell University during the 1940 college football season. In their fifth season under head coach Carl Snavely, the Big Red compiled a 6–2 record and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 201 to 38.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
October 5ColgateW 34–0
October 12at ArmyW 45–0
October 19SyracuseNo. 1
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 33–6
October 26Ohio StateNo. 1
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 21–7
November 2ColumbiaNo. 1
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY (rivalry)
W 27–0
November 9at YaleNo. 1W 21–0
November 16at DartmouthNo. 2L 0–3
November 23at No. 12 PennNo. 5L 20–22
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Cornell Yearly Results (1935–1939)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/c/cornell/1935-1939_yearly_results.php. Retrieved December 10, 2015.
  2. "1940 Cornell Big Red Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/cornell/1940-schedule.html. Retrieved December 10, 2015.
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