1942 Denver Pioneers football
ConferenceMountain States Conference
1942 record6–3–1 (3–2–1 MSC)
Head coachEllison Ketchum (1st season)
Home stadiumDU Stadium
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The 1942 Denver Pioneers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Denver in the Mountain States Conference (MSC) during the 1942 college football season. In its first and only season under head coach Ellison Ketchum, the team compiled a 6–3–1 record (3–2–1 against RMC opponents), finished third in the conference, and outscored opponents by a total of 182 to 98.[1]


September 18Colorado Mines*W 21–0
September 25Iowa State*
  • DU Stadium
  • Denver, CO
L 0–7
October 2Kansas*
  • DU Stadium
  • Denver, CO
W 17–0
October 10Colorado A&M
  • DU Stadium
  • Denver, CO
W 26–0
October 17Wyoming
  • DU Stadium
  • Denver, CO
W 17–14
October 24at UtahL 12–21
October 31Fort Douglas*
  • DU Stadium
  • Denver, CO
W 44–6
November 7at BYUProvo, UTW 26–6
November 14Utah State
  • DU Stadium
  • Denver, CO
T 13–13
November 26Colorado
  • DU Stadium
  • Denver, CO
L 6–31
  • *Non-conference game


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