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1942 Duke Blue Devils football
ConferenceSouthern Conference
1942 record5–4–1 (3–1–1 SoCon)
Head coachEddie Cameron
Assistant coachEllis Hagler
Assistant coachHerschel Caldwell
Assistant coachDutch Stanley
Seasons
← 1941
1943 →
1942 Southern Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
William & Mary 4 0 0     9 1 1
Virginia Tech 5 1 0     7 2 1
Wake Forest 6 1 1     6 2 1
North Carolina 3 1 1     5 2 2
Duke 3 1 1     5 4 1
NC State 3 1 2     4 4 2
Furman 3 3 0     3 6 0
The Citadel 2 2 0     5 2 0
Clemson 2 3 1     3 6 1
Davidson 2 4 1     2 6 1
VMI 2 4 1     3 5 1
George Washington 2 4 0     3 6 0
Maryland 1 2 0     7 2 0
South Carolina 1 4 0     1 7 1
Richmond 1 5 0     3 6 1
Washington & Lee 0 4 0     1 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1942 Duke Blue Devils football team was an American football team that represented Duke University as a member of the Southern Conference during the 1942 college football season. In its first season under head coach Eddie Cameron, the team compiled a 5–4–1 record (3–1–1 against conference opponents) and outscored opponents by a total of 211 to 98. Jim Smith was the team captain.[1][2] The team played its home games at Duke Stadium in Durham, North Carolina.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 26 vs. Davidson Winston-Salem, NC W 21–0
October 3 at Wake Forest Wake Forest, NC L 7–20
October 10 Georgia Pre-Flight Durham, NC L 12–26
October 17 at No. 9 Colgate Buffalo, NY W 34–0
October 24 at Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA W 28–0
October 31 No. 5 Georgia Tech Durham, NC L 7–26
November 7 Maryland Durham, NC W 42–0
November 14 at North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC (rivalry)T 13–13
November 21 NC State Durham, NC W 47–0
November 28 at Jacksonville NAS Jacksonville, FL L 0–13
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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