|1943 Duke Blue Devils football|
Southern Conference champion
|1943 record||8–1 (4–0 SoCon)|
|Head coach||Eddie Cameron (2nd season)|
|Assistant coach||Ellis Hagler|
|Assistant coach||Herschel Caldwell|
|Assistant coach||Dutch Stanley|
|Home stadium||Duke Stadium|
|1943 Southern Conference football standings|
|† – Conference champion |
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1943 Duke Blue Devils football team was an American football team that represented Duke University as a member of the Southern Conference during the 1943 college football season. In its second season under head coach Eddie Cameron, the team compiled an 8–1 record (4–0 against conference opponents), won the conference championship, was ranked No. 7 in the final AP Poll, and outscored opponents by a total of 335 to 34.
The team ranked first among the nation's 76 major college teams in both scoring offense (37.2 points per game) and scoring defense (3.8 points per game).
Schedule[edit | edit source]
|September 8||Camp Lejeune||Durham, NC||W 40–0|
|September 25||Richmond||Durham, NC||W 61–0|
|October 2||North Carolina Pre-Flight||Durham, NC||W 42–0|
|October 9||at No. 4 Navy||No. 5||Baltimore, MD||L 13–14|
|October 16||North Carolina||No. 6||Durham, NC||W 14–7|
|October 30||at Georgia Tech||No. 8||Atlanta, GA||W 14–7|
|November 6||at NC State||No. 9||Raleigh, NC||W 75–0|
|November 13||Virginia||No. 7||Durham, NC||W 49–0|
|November 20||at North Carolina||No. 6||Chapel Hill, NC (rivalry)||W 27–6|
References[edit | edit source]
- "1943 Duke Blue Devils Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/duke/1943-schedule.html. Retrieved March 8, 2019.
- "Duke Football 2016 Media Guide". Duke University. 2016. p. 96. http://www.goduke.com/fls/4200/media-guides/football/2016/93-168_History.pdf. Retrieved March 8, 2019.
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