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1939 Tulane Green Wave football team

The 1939 Tulane Green Wave football team represented Tulane University during the 1939 college football season.

1939 Tulane Green Wave football
SEC co-champion
Sugar Bowl, L 13–14 vs. Texas A&M
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
Ranking
APNo. 5
1939 record8–1–1 (5–0 SEC)
Head coachRed Dawson (4th season)
Home stadiumTulane Stadium
(Capacity: 69,000)
Seasons
← 1938
1940 →
1939 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 2 Tennessee + 6 0 0     10 1 0
No. 16 Georgia Tech + 6 0 0     8 2 0
No. 5 Tulane + 5 0 0     8 1 1
Mississippi State 3 2 0     8 2 0
Ole Miss 2 2 0     7 2 0
Kentucky 2 2 1     6 2 1
Auburn 3 3 1     5 5 1
Alabama 2 3 1     5 3 1
Georgia 1 3 0     5 6 0
LSU 1 5 0     4 5 0
Vanderbilt 1 6 0     2 7 1
Florida 0 3 1     5 5 1
Sewanee 0 3 0     3 5 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 30Clemson*W 7–6
October 7Auburn
  • Tulane Stadium
  • New Orleans, LA
W 12–0
October 14Fordham*
  • Tulane Stadium
  • New Orleans, LA
W 7–0
October 21North Carolina*No. 4
  • Tulane Stadium
  • New Orleans, LA
T 14–14
October 28No. 14 Ole MissNo. 9
  • Tulane Stadium
  • New Orleans, LA
W 18–6
November 11No. 20 AlabamaNo. 7
  • Tulane Stadium
  • New Orleans, LA
W 13–0
November 18at Columbia*No. 6W 25–0
November 25SewaneeNo. 5
  • Tulane Stadium
  • New Orleans, LA
W 52–0
December 2LSUNo. 5
W 33–20
January 1, 1940vs. No. 1 Texas A&M*No. 5
L 13–14
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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