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1940 TCU Horned Frogs football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1940 record3–7 (2–4 SWC)
Head coachDutch Meyer (7th season)
Home stadiumAmon G. Carter Stadium
(Capacity: 22,000)
Seasons
← 1939
1941 →
1940 Southwest Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 6 Texas A&M 5 1 0     9 1 0
No. 16 SMU 5 1 0     8 1 1
Texas 4 2 0     8 2 0
Rice 4 2 0     7 3 0
TCU 2 4 0     3 7 0
Arkansas 1 5 0     4 6 0
Baylor 0 6 0     4 6 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1940 TCU Horned Frogs football team represented Texas Christian University (TCU) in the 1940 college football season. The Horned Frogs finished the season 3–7 overall and 2–4 in the Southwest Conference. The team was coached by Dutch Meyer in his seventh year as head coach. The Frogs played their home games in Amon G. Carter Stadium, which is located on campus in Fort Worth, Texas.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 28Centenary*W 41–6
October 5Arkansas
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
W 20–0
October 12at North Carolina*L 14–21
October 19at No. 2 Texas A&ML 7–21
October 26at Tulsa*W 0–7
November 2Baylor
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX (rivalry)
W 14–12
November 9at Detroit*L 0–312,352
November 16Texas
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX (rivalry)
L 14–21
November 23at RiceL 6–14
November 30at SMUL 0–16
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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