1945 Rutgers Queensmen football
Middle Three champion
ConferenceMiddle Three Conference
1945 record5–2 (2–0 Middle Three)
Head coachHarry Rockafeller (8th season)
Home stadiumRutgers Stadium
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The 1945 Rutgers Queensmen football team represented Rutgers University in the 1945 college football season. In their eighth and final season under head coach Harry Rockafeller, the Queensmen compiled a 5–2 record, won the Middle Three Conference championship, and outscored their opponents 140 to 61. The team's only losses came against Swarthmore (6–13) and Princeton (6–14).[1] In November 1945, Rockafeller announced that he would step down as the head coach at the end of the 1945 season.[2]


  1. "Rutgers Yearly Results (1945-1949)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/r/rutgers/1945-1949_yearly_results.php. Retrieved June 13, 2016.
  2. "N.Y.U. Conquered by Rutgers, 13-7: Scarlet Gives Rockafeller, Ending Coaching Career, Victory for Present". The New York Times. November 18, 1945.


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