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1940 Penn State Nittany Lions football
ConferenceIndependent
1940 record6–1–1
Head coachBob Higgins (11th season)
Home stadiumNew Beaver Field
Seasons
← 1939
1941 →

Template:1940 college football independents records The 1940 Penn State Nittany Lions football team represented the Pennsylvania State College in the 1940 college football season.[1] The team was coached by Bob Higgins and played its home games in New Beaver Field in State College, Pennsylvania.

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
October 5Bucknell
W 9–0
October 12West Virginiadagger
  • New Beaver Field
  • State College, PA (rivalry)
W 17–13
October 19at Lehigh
  • Taylor Stadium
  • Bethlehem, PA
W 34–0
October 26at TempleW 18–0
November 2South CarolinaNo. 18
  • New Beaver Field
  • State College, PA
W 12–0
November 9at SyracuseNo. 16T 13–13
November 16NYUNo. 20
  • New Beaver Field
  • State College, PA
W 25–0
November 23at PittsburghNo. 20L 7–20
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References

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