|1940 Penn State Nittany Lions football|
|Head coach||Bob Higgins (11th season)|
|Home stadium||New Beaver Field|
The 1940 Penn State Nittany Lions football team represented the Pennsylvania State College in the 1940 college football season. The team was coached by Bob Higgins and played its home games in New Beaver Field in State College, Pennsylvania.
|October 5||Bucknell||W 9–0|
|October 12||West Virginia||W 17–13|
|October 19||at Lehigh||W 34–0|
|October 26||at Temple||W 18–0|
|November 2||South Carolina||No. 18||W 12–0|
|November 9||at Syracuse||No. 16||T 13–13|
|November 16||NYU||No. 20||W 25–0|
|November 23||at Pittsburgh||No. 20||L 7–20|
- ↑ "Penn State Yearly Results (1940-1944)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/p/penn_state/1940-1944_yearly_results.php. Retrieved August 10, 2015.
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