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1940 Syracuse Orangemen football
ConferenceIndependent
1940 record3–4–1
Head coachOssie Solem (4th season)
CaptainRichard Banger[1]
Home stadiumArchbold Stadium
Seasons
← 1939
1941 →

The 1940 Syracuse Orangemen football team represented Syracuse University in the 1940 college football season. The Orangemen were led by fourth-year head coach Ossie Solem and played their home games at Archbold Stadium in Syracuse, New York.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 27ClarksonW 33–015,000
October 5Northwestern
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
L 0–4022,000
October 12at NYUW 47–138,000
October 19at No. 1 CornellL 6–3318,000
October 26at No. 20 Columbia
W 3–022,000
November 2No. 10 Georgetown
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY
L 6–2817,000
November 9No. 16 Penn State
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY (Rivalry)
T 13–1315,000
November 16Colgate
  • Archbold Stadium
  • Syracuse, NY (Rivalry)
L 6–725,000
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game time

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