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1940 NC State Wolfpack football
ConferenceSouthern Conference
1940 record3–6 (3–5 SoCon)
Head coachWilliams Newton (4th season)
Seasons
← 1939
1941 →
1940 Southern Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Clemson 4 0 0     6 2 1
Duke 4 1 0     7 2 0
Wake Forest 4 2 0     7 3 0
William & Mary 2 1 1     6 2 1
North Carolina 3 2 0     6 4 0
Richmond 3 2 0     7 3 0
VMI 3 2 1     7 2 1
Furman 4 3 0     5 4 0
Washington & Lee 1 1 1     2 7 1
Virginia Tech 2 3 0     5 5 0
NC State 3 5 0     3 6 0
Maryland 0 1 1     2 6 1
South Carolina 1 3 0     3 6 0
Davison 1 5 0     5 5 0
The Citadel 0 4 0     4 5 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1940 NC State Wolfpack football team was an American football team that represented North Carolina State University as a member of the Southern Conference (SoCon) during the 1940 college football season. In its fourth season under head coach Williams Newton, the team compiled a 3–6 record (3–5 against SoCon opponents) and was outscored by a total of 161 to 120.[1][2]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 21William & MaryW 16–0
September 28at DavidsonWilmington, NCW 34–0
October 5vs. Clemson
L 7–26
October 19North Carolina
  • Riddick Stadium
  • Raleigh, NC
L 7–13
October 26Mississippi State*
  • Riddick Stadium
  • Raleigh, NC
L 10–26
November 2[[{{{school}}}|Furman]]
  • Riddick Stadium
  • Raleigh, NC
L 6–20
November 9Wake Forest
  • Riddick Stadium
  • Raleigh, NC
L 14–20
November 16The Citadel
  • Riddick Stadium
  • Raleigh, NC
W 20–14
November 23at DukeDurham, NCL 6–42
  • *Non-conference game

References

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