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1940 Navy Midshipmen football
ConferenceIndependent
1940 record6–2–1
Head coachSwede Larson (2nd season)
CaptainDick Foster
Home stadiumThompson Stadium
Seasons
← 1939
1941 →
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The 1940 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy during the 1940 college football season. In their second season under head coach Swede Larson, the Midshipmen compiled a 6–2–1 record and outscored their opponents by a combined score of 106 to 46.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 28William & MaryW 19–7
October 5Cincinnati
  • Thompson Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
W 14–0
October 12at PrincetonW 12–6
October 19Drake
  • Thompson Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
W 19–0
October 26at Yale*W 21–0
November 2at No. 15 PennNo. 14L 0–20
November 9No. 7 Notre DameL 7–1361,579
November 16at ColumbiaT 0–0
November 30vs. ArmyW 14–0
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

ReferencesEdit

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