1936 Creighton Bluejays football team

The 1936 Creighton Bluejays football team was an American football team that represented Creighton University as a member of the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) during the 1936 college football season. In its second season under head coach Marchmont Schwartz, the team compiled a 4–4 record (3–0 against MVC opponents), tied for the conference championship, and outscored opponents by a total of 102 to 72.[1] The team played its home games at Creighton Stadium in Omaha, Nebraska.

1936 Creighton Bluejays football
MVC co-champion
ConferenceMissouri Valley Conference
Record4–4 (3–0 MVC)
Head coach
Home stadiumCreighton Stadium
Seasons
← 1935
1937 →
1936 Missouri Valley Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Creighton + 3 0 0 4 4 0
Tulsa + 3 0 0 5 2 2
Drake 3 2 0 4 4 2
Washington University 1 1 0 3 7 0
Oklahoma A&M 1 2 0 1 9 0
Washburn 1 4 0 2 6 1
Grinnell 0 3 0 2 7 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

Schedule edit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 25South Dakota*
  • Creighton Stadium
  • Omaha, NE
W 25–0[2]
October 10Grinnell
  • Creighton Stadium
  • Omaha, NE
W 12–0
October 16at DrakeW 13–67,500[3]
October 24Hardin–Simmons*
  • Creighton Stadium
  • Omaha, NE
L 7–13
October 30at WashburnW 32–20
November 7 No. 4 Marquette*
  • Creighton Stadium
  • Omaha, NE
L 6–78,000[4]
November 13at Saint Louis*St. Louis, MOL 7–20
November 26Detroit*
  • Creighton Stadium
  • Omaha, NE
L 0–610,000[5]
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to the game

References edit

  1. ^ "1936 Creighton Bluejays Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 9, 2019.
  2. ^ Howard Wolff (September 26, 1936). "Blues Grab Opener, 25-0: Jay Gridders Avenge Loss of Last Year". Omaha World-Herald. pp. 15, 16 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ Howard Wolff (October 17, 1936). "Bluejays Upset Drake by 13-6; Wilcox Shines; Jays Get Two Touchdowns in 3d Quarter". Omaha World-Herald. pp. 9, 19 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ Howard Wolff (November 8, 1936). "Late Run and Kick Allow Marquette to Squeeze 7-to-6 Win Out of Creighton: Guepe Skips 75 Yards on Victory Dash". Omaha World-Herald. pp. 1B, 2B – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Creighton Beaten By Detroit, 6 to 0". The Des Moines Register. November 27, 1936. p. 11 – via Newspapers.com.