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1940 UCLA Bruins football
ConferencePacific Coast Conference
1940 record1–9 (1–6 PCC)
Head coachBabe Horrell (2nd season)
Home stadiumLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Seasons
← 1939
1941 →
1940 PCC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 Stanford 7 0 0     10 0 0
#10 Washington 7 1 0     7 2 0
Oregon State 4 3 1     5 3 1
Washington State 3 4 2     4 4 2
Oregon 3 4 1     4 4 1
California 3 4 0     4 6 0
USC 2 3 2     3 4 2
Montana 1 2 0     4 4 1
UCLA 1 6 0     1 9 0
Idaho 0 4 0     1 7 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1940 UCLA Bruins football team represented the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in the 1940 college football season. The Bruins offense scored 79 points while the defense allowed 174 points. Coached by Babe Horrell, the Bruins finished the season with a 1–9 record.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 27SMU*L 6-970,000[1]
October 4Santa Clara*
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
L 6-945,000[2]
October 12Texas A&M*
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
L 0-760,000[3]
October 19at CaliforniaL 7-940,000[4]
October 26Oregon State
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
L 0-725,000
November 2No. 6 Stanford
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
L 14-2055,000[5]
November 9at OregonL 0-187,500[6]
November 16Washington State
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 34-2635,000
November 23No. 13 Washington
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
L 0-4135,000
November 30at USC
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
L 12-2870,000
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
[7]

1940 Bruins in professional sportsEdit

The following players were claimed in the 1941 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Jack Sommers Center 11 92 Chicago Cardinals
Del Lyman Tackle 14 126 Green Bay Packers
[8]

Jackie Robinson went on to a career in Major League Baseball.[9]

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