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1940 Washington Huskies football
ConferencePacific Coast Conference
Ranking
APNo. 10
1940 record7–2 (7–1 PCC)
Head coachJimmy Phelan (11th season)
CaptainBill Marx
Home stadiumHusky Stadium
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 Washington Huskies football team was an American football team that represented the University of Washington during the 1940 college football season. In its 11th season under head coach Jimmy Phelan, the team compiled a 7–2 record, finished in second place in the Pacific Coast Conference, was ranked #10 in the final AP Poll, and outscored its opponents by a combined total of 169 to 54.[1] The Huskies' only two losses came to Minnesota and Stanford teams that were ranked #1 and #2, respectively, in the final AP Poll. Bill Marx was the team captain.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 28at Minnesota*L 14–1946000
October 5Idaho
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
W 21–024000
October 12vs. OregonW 10–031000
October 19No. 18 Oregon StateNo. 16
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
W 19–031000
October 26CaliforniaNo. 16
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
W 7–625000
November 9at No. 6 StanfordNo. 11L 10–2058000
November 16USCNo. 17
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
W 14–027000
November 23at UCLANo. 13W 41–035000
November 30Washington StateNo. 12
W 33–925000
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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