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1941 NC State Wolfpack football
ConferenceSouthern Conference
1941 record4–5–2 (3–4–2 SoCon)
Head coachWilliams Newton (5th season)
Seasons
← 1940
1942 →
1941 Southern Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Duke 5 0 0     9 1 0
South Carolina 4 0 1     4 4 1
Clemson 5 1 0     7 2 0
William & Mary 4 1 0     8 2 0
VMI 4 2 0     4 6 0
Virginia Tech 4 2 0     6 4 1
Wake Forest 4 2 1     5 5 1
NC State 3 4 2     4 5 2
Furman 2 3 2     3 4 2
Washington & Lee 1 2 2     1 6 2
North Carolina 2 4 0     3 7 0
Maryland 1 2 0     3 5 1
Davidson 1 5 2     1 6 3
The Citadel 0 2 1     4 3 1
George Washington 0 4 1     1 7 1
Richmond 0 6 0     2 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1941 NC State Wolfpack football team was an American football team that represented North Carolina State University as a member of the Southern Conference (SoCon) during the 1941 college football season. In its fifth season under head coach Williams Newton, the Wolfpack compiled a 4–5–2 record (3–4–2 against SoCon opponents), finished eight in the conference, and was outscored by a total of 143 to 122.[1][2]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 20RichmondW 14–79,000[3]
September 27vs. DavidsonGreensboro, NCT 6–6[4]
October 4vs. Clemson
L 6–2715,000[5]
October 11at FurmanGreenville, SCT 0–06,000[6]
October 18Wake Forest
  • Riddick Stadium
  • Raleigh, NC (rivalry)
L 0–715,000[7]
October 25Newberry*
  • Riddick Stadium
  • Raleigh, NC
W 44–0[8]
November 1at North CarolinaW 13–717,500[9]
November 8VPIWinston-Salem, NCL 13–1410,000[10]
November 15at Georgetown*L 7–20[11]
November 22 No. 3 Duke
  • Riddick Stadium
  • Raleigh, NC
L 6–5515,000[12]
November 29at William & MaryW 13–06,000[13]
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References

  1. "1941 North Carolina State Wolfpack Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/north-carolina-state/1941-schedule.html. Retrieved September 20, 2019.
  2. "Wolfpack Football 2019 NC State Media Guide". North Carolina State University. 2019. p. 150. https://s3.amazonaws.com/sidearm.sites/gopack.com/documents/2019/7/25/FB_Media_Guide_2019_WEB.pdf. Retrieved November 17, 2019.
  3. "Watts' 63-Yard Scoring Dash Gives State 14-7 Win". Asheville Citizen-Times: p. 2D. September 21, 1941. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/36319960/watts_63yard_scoring_dash_gives_state/.
  4. "State and Davidson Battle To 6-6 Tie". Asheville Citizen-Times: p. D1. September 28, 1941. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/36319850/state_and_davidson_battle_to_66_tie/.
  5. Joe Sherman (October 5, 1941). "Bengals of Clemson Rout State Wolfpack By 27-6 Count". The Greenville News: p. Sports 1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/36171298/bengals_of_clemson_rout_state_wolfpack/.
  6. Anthon Foy (October 12, 1941). "Furman, N.C. State Battle To Scoreless Tie". Greenville News: p. Sports 1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/36319691/furman_nc_state_battle_to_scoreless/.
  7. Frank B. Gilbreth (October 19, 1941). "Perry Canters Over Goal For Deacon Victory". The High Point Enterprise: p. 9A. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/36318860/perry_canters_over_goal_for_deacon/.
  8. "State Smashes Newberry, 44-0, For Second Win". Asheville Citizen-Times: p. D1. October 26, 1941. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/36320103/state_smashes_newberry_440_for/.
  9. Harry Hollingsworth (November 2, 1941). "Wolfpack Pounds Hapless Tar Heels For First State Triumph in 14 Years". The Daily Tar Heel: p. 1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/36319322/wolfpack_pounds_hapless_tar_heels_for/.
  10. "Pack Proves Punch; Wants V.P.I. Win". The Technician (North Carolina State University): p. 3. November 7, 1941. https://d.lib.ncsu.edu/collections/catalog/technician-v22n8-1941-11-07#?c=0&m=0&s=0&cv=2&z=-3407.2437%2C0%2C12446.4875%2C7849. Retrieved October 13, 2016.
  11. "Rebels Licked In Wild Tilt". Clarion Ledger: p. 1. September 27, 1941. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/35640820/rebels_licked_in_wild_tilt/.
  12. "Blue Devils Wallop State, 55 To 6". Asheville Citizen-Times: p. 1D. November 23, 1941. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/35785185/blue_devils_wallop_state_55_to_6/.
  13. "Indians Bow to NC State, Score 13 To 0". The Staunton News-Leader: p. 10. November 30, 1941. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/36315435/indians_bow_to_nc_state_score_13_to_0/.
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