|1941 Fordham Rams football|
Sugar Bowl champion
|Head coach||Jim Crowley (9th season)|
|Home stadium||Polo Grounds|
Template:1941 college football independents records The 1941 Fordham Rams football team represented Fordham University during the 1941 college football season. Rams offense scored 182 points while the defense allowed 67 points. Fordham was invited to play in the Rose Bowl, but declined the invitation because it had previously accepted a berth in the Sugar Bowl. They were ranked sixth in the final AP poll, released in early December.
Schedule[edit | edit source]
|October 4||SMU||W 16–10||28,500|
|October 11||at North Carolina||W 27–14||27,000|
|October 18||West Virginia||No. 4||W 27–0||12,500|
|October 25||TCU||No. 6||W 28–14||39,500|
|November 1||Purdue||No. 3||W 17–0||20,500|
|November 8||at Pittsburgh||No. 3||L 0–13||25,000|
|November 22||vs. Saint Mary's||No. 11||W 35–7||40,000|
|November 29||NYU||No. 8||W 30–9||31,009|
|January 1||vs. No. 7 Missouri||No. 6||W 2–0||66,154|
References[edit | edit source]
- Wheeler, Romney (January 2, 1942). "Blocked punt gives Fordham 2-0 verdict over Missouri Tigers". Milwaukee Sentinel. Associated Press: p. B3. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=izBQAAAAIBAJ&sjid=Gw0EAAAAIBAJ&pg=6612%2C6973047.
- Kirksey, George (January 2, 1942). "Safety nets Fordham 2-0 Sugar Bowl win". Pittsburgh Press. United Press: p. 60. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=unMbAAAAIBAJ&sjid=eUwEAAAAIBAJ&pg=5427%2C537556.
- Luchter, P.S.. "List of all Amateur Football games played at The Polo Grounds, New York". luckyshow.org. http://www.luckyshow.org/football/pg.htm.
- Richardson, William D. (October 12, 1941). "Rams' Rally on Long Runs Sinks No. Carolina, 27-14". New York Times: p. S1.
- Nichols, Joseph C. (November 9, 1941). "Rams Are Toppled: Bowl Hopes Crushed by Panthers, Who Gain First 1941 Victory". New York Times: p. S1.