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1940 Humboldt State Lumberjacks football team

The 1940 Humboldt State Lumberjacks football team represented Humboldt State College during the 1940 college football season. They competed as an independent.

1940 Humboldt State Lumberjacks football
ConferenceIndependent
1940 record3–4
Head coachHerbert L. Hart (3rd season)
Home stadiumAlbee Stadium
Seasons
← 1939
1941 →

The 1940 Lumberjacks were led by head coach Herbert L. Hart in his third, and last season as head coach at Humboldt State. They played home games at Albee Stadium in Eureka, California. Humboldt State finished with a record of three wins and four losses (3–4). The Lumberjacks were outscored by their opponents 33–60 for the season.

In three years under coach Hart the Lumberjacks compiled a record of 12–8 (.600).

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 28Alhambra Athletic Club
W 7–6
October 5Cal Poly[note 1]
  • Albee Stadium
  • Eureka, CA
W 13–122,000[1]
October 11at San Francisco State[note 2]
L 0–32,000[2]
October 18Cal Aggies[note 3]
  • Albee Stadium
  • Eureka, CA
L 0–20[3]
October 23Arkansas A&M[note 4]
  • Albee Stadium
  • Eureka, CA
W 13–0[4]
November 2California JV[note 5]
  • Albee Stadium
  • Eureka, CA
L 0–12[5]
November 11at Chico State[note 6]L 0–7[6]

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Team players in the NFLEdit

No Humboldt State players were selected in the 1940 NFL Draft.[9][10][11]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ California Polytechnic State University was known as California Polytechnic School from 1901 to 1946.
  2. ^ San Francisco State University was known as San Francisco State College from 1935 to 1971.
  3. ^ The University of California, Davis sports teams were commonly called the “Cal Aggies” from 1924 until the mid 1970s.
  4. ^ University of Arkansas at Monticello was known as Arkansas Agricultural and Mechanical College (Arkansas A&M) from 1925 to 1970.
  5. ^ The University of California JV team was commonly known as the “Cal Ramblers”.
  6. ^ California State University, Chico was known as Chico State College from 1935 to 1971.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Humboldt Triumphs Over California Poly". The San Bernardino County Sun. San Bernardino, California. October 6, 1940. p. 19. Retrieved March 11, 2018 – via Newspapers.com. 
  2. ^ "S.F. Humbles Humboldt". The Fresno Bee The Republican. Fresno, California. October 12, 1940. p. 9. Retrieved July 22, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. 
  3. ^ "Cal Aggies Triumph Over Humboldt Team". The San Bernardino County Sun. San Bernardino, California. October 19, 1940. p. 15. Retrieved March 11, 2018 – via Newspapers.com. 
  4. ^ "Humboldt State Beats Arkansas Eleven, 13 to 0". The Press Democrat. Santa Rosa, California. October 24, 1940. p. 6. Retrieved March 11, 2018 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ "Cal Ramblers Win". Nevada State Journal. Reno, Nevada. November 3, 1940. p. 19. Retrieved March 11, 2018 – via Newspapers.com. 
  6. ^ "Football". Sacramento Bee. Sacramento, California. November 11, 1940. p. 37 – via GenealogyBank.com.
  7. ^ "Humboldt State Yearly Results". Retrieved March 4, 2017.
  8. ^ "Humboldt State Jacks 2014 Football Media Guide". p. 104. Retrieved November 18, 2017.
  9. ^ "1940 NFL Draft". Retrieved October 28, 2017.
  10. ^ "Humboldt St. Players/Alumni". Retrieved October 28, 2017.
  11. ^ "Draft History: Humboldt State". Retrieved October 28, 2017.