1941 TCU Horned Frogs football team

The 1941 TCU Horned Frogs football team was an American football team that represented Texas Christian University (TCU) in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1941 college football season. In their eighth season under head coach Dutch Meyer, the Horned Frogs compiled a 7–3–1 record (4–1–1 against conference opponents), lost to Georgia in the 1942 Orange Bowl, and outscored opponents by a total of 162 to 135.[1] The Frogs played their home games in Amon G. Carter Stadium, which is located on the TCU campus in Fort Worth, Texas.

1941 TCU Horned Frogs football
Orange Bowl, L 26–40 vs. Georgia
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1941 record7–3–1 (4–1–1 SWC)
Head coach
Home stadiumAmon G. Carter Stadium
(Capacity: 22,000)
Seasons
← 1940
1942 →
1941 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 9 Texas A&M $ 5 1 0 9 2 0
No. 4 Texas 4 1 1 8 1 1
TCU 4 1 1 7 3 1
Rice 3 2 1 6 3 1
SMU 2 4 0 5 5 0
Baylor 1 4 1 3 6 1
Arkansas 0 6 0 3 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 27Tulsa*W 6–07,500[2]
October 4at ArkansasW 9–06,000[3]
October 11Indiana*W 20–1424,000[4]
October 18No. 14 Texas A&M
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX (rivalry)
L 0–1425,000[5]
October 25at No. 6 Fordham*W 14–2839,500[6]
November 1at BaylorL 23–12[7]
November 8at Centenary*Shreveport, LAW 35–7[8]
November 15at No. 2 TexasW 14–723,000[9]
November 22RiceNo. 19
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
T 0–010,000[10]
November 29at SMU
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX (rivalry)
W 15–13[11]
January 1, 1942vs. GeorgiaL 26–4038,000[12]
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1941 Texas Christian Horned Frogs Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 19, 2019.
  2. ^ "TCU Defeats Tulsa U., 6-0". Sunday American-Statesman. September 28, 1941. p. 15 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Frogs Defeat Hogs, 9-0, In First Conference Tilt". Sunday American-Statesman. October 5, 1941. p. 13 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ W. Blaine Patton (October 12, 1941). "Texas Christian Triumphs Over Indiana, 20-14: Frogs Clinch Victory With Seconds Left". The Indianapolis Star. p. 37 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ Harold V. Ratliff (October 19, 1941). "Aggies Triumph Over Horned Frogs, 14 to 0". Sunday American-Statesman. p. 13 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ Jack Smith (October 26, 1941). "Rams Rally in Fourth, Rout TCU, 28-14". New York Daily News. p. C36 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ Dave Cheavens (November 2, 1941). "Bears Fall Before Christian Aerials". Sunday American-Statesman. p. 16 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "Horned Frogs Roll Over Centenary". Sunday American-Statesman. November 9, 1941. p. 17 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ Weldon Hart (November 16, 1941). "T.C.U. Frogs Lambast Longhorns by 14-7 To End Glory Reign". The Austin American-Statesman. pp. 1, 13 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ Harold V. Ratliff (November 23, 1941). "Owls Tie T.C.U. To Give Ags Title". Sunday American-Statesman. p. 11 – via Newspapers.com.
  11. ^ "TCU Defeats SMU, Ties for Second Place". Minneapolis Sunday Tribune and Star Journal. November 30, 1941. p. Peach 2 – via Newspapers.com.
  12. ^ Guy Butler (January 2, 1942). "Sinkwich Plays His Greatest Game In Bowl: Broken-Jawed Ace Outgains Entire T.C.U. Eleven". The Miami News. pp. 2B, 5B – via Newspapers.com.
  13. ^ "1941 TCU Horned Frogs". Retrieved August 9, 2016.