1940 Loyola Lions football
ConferenceIndependent
1940 record3–7
Head coachMarty Brill (1st season)
Home stadiumGilmore Stadium/Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Seasons
← 1939
1941 →

The 1940 Loyola Lions football team was an American football team that represented Loyola University of Los Angeles (now known as Loyola Marymount University) as an independent during the 1940 college football season. In their first season under head coach Marty Brill, the Lions compiled a 3–7 record.[1]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 20[[{{{school}}}|Redlands]]W 13–012,000[2]
October 5at Texas TechL 0–199,000[3]
October 11[[{{{school}}}|Whittier]]
  • Gilmore Stadium
  • Los Angeles
W 18–010,000[4]
October 20Saint Mary'sL 7–1810,000[5]
October 26Pacific (CA)
  • Gilmore Stadium
  • Los Angeles
W 20–04,000[6]
November 1San Jose State
  • Gilmore Stadium
  • Los Angeles
L 12–2710,000[7]
November 8Hardin–Simmons
  • Gilmore Stadium
  • Los Angeles
L 6–4010,000[8]
November 15Arizona
  • Gilmore Stadium
  • Los Angeles
L 13–208,000[9]
November 24at No. 16 Santa ClaraL 0–2710,000[10]
December 1San Francisco
  • Gilmore Stadium
  • Los Angeles
L 0–217,000[11]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "1940 Loyola Marymount Lions Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/loyola-marymount/1940-schedule.html. Retrieved August 16, 2018.
  2. Paul Zimmerman (September 21, 1940). "Gene Grady Sparks Loyola to 13-0 Win Over Redlands". Los Angeles Times: pp. I-11, I-12. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/22932056/gene_grady_sparks_loyola_to_130_win/.
  3. "Loyolans Bow to Texas Tech". Los Angeles Times: pp. II-9, II-10. October 6, 1940. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/22932278/loyolans_bow_to_texas_tech/.
  4. Charles Curtis (October 12, 1940). "Gene Grady Scores Two Touchdowns as Lions Rout Poets, 18-0". Los Angeles Times: pp. I-11, I-12. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/22932192/gene_grady_scores_two_touchdowns_as/.
  5. Charles Curtis (October 21, 1940). "St. Mary's Gaels Overpower Loyola Lions by 18 to 7". Los Angeles Times: pp. 9-10. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/22932439/st_marys_gaels_overpower_loyola_lions/.
  6. Charles Curtis (October 27, 1940). "Alert Loyola Team Tops Pacific, 20-0". Los Angeles Times: p. II-10. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/22932567/alert_loyola_team_tops_pacific_200/.
  7. Charles Curtis (November 2, 1940). "San Jose State Rolls to 27-12 Triumph Over Loyola". Los Angeles Times: pp. I-9, I-10. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/22932658/san_jose_state_rolls_to_2712_triumph/.
  8. Charles Curtis (November 9, 1940). "Hardin-Simmons Passes Rout Loyola Eleven, 40 to 6". Los Angeles Times: pp. I-11, I-12. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/22933525/hardinsimmons_passes_rout_loyola/.
  9. Charles Curtis (November 16, 1940). "Arizona Tops Loyola in 20-13 Thriller". Los Angeles Times: pp. I-11, I-13. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/22933697/arizona_tops_loyola_in_2013_thriller/.
  10. "Santa Clara Coasts Through Loyola for 26-0 Victory". Los Angeles Times: p. II-9. November 25, 1940. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/17698004/santa_clara_coasts_through_loyola_for/.
  11. Charles Curtis (December 2, 1940). "Loyola Bows to Dons, 21-0, in Year's Finale". Los Angeles Times: pp. I-19, I-21. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/22933872/loyola_bows_to_dons_210_in_years/.

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