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1946 Denver Pioneers football team

The 1946 Denver Pioneers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Denver in the Mountain States Conference (MSC) during the 1946 college football season. In its sixth season under head coach Cac Hubbard, the team compiled a 5–5–1 record (4–1–1 against MSC opponents), won the conference championship, lost to Hardin–Simmons in the 1947 Alamo Bowl, and was outscored by a total of 182 to 179.[1]

1946 Denver Pioneers football
MSC co-champion
ConferenceMountain States Conference
1946 record5–5–1 (4–1–1 MSC)
Head coachCac Hubbard (6th season)
Home stadiumDU Stadium
(Capacity: 30,000)
Seasons
← 1945
1947 →
1946 MSC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Utah State $ 4 1 1     7 2 1
Denver $ 4 1 1     5 5 1
Utah 4 2 0     8 3 0
Colorado 3 2 1     5 4 1
BYU 3 2 1     5 4 1
Colorado A&M 1 5 0     2 7 0
Wyoming 0 6 0     1 8 1
  • $ – Conference champion

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 21at Oklahoma A&M*L 7–40
September 27Kansas*L 13–21
October 4BYU
  • DU Stadium
  • Denver, CO
W 26–13
October 12Colorado A&M
  • DU Stadium
  • Denver, CO
W 33–0
October 19Utah
  • DU Stadium
  • Denver, CO
W 20–14
October 26at Texas Tech*L 6–2111,000
November 9at WyomingW 19–6
November 16at ColoradoT 13–13
November 28Colorado College*
  • DU Stadium
  • Denver, CO
W 28-6
December 7Utah State
  • DU Stadium
  • Denver, CO
L 14–28
January 1, 1947vs. Hardin–Simmons*L 0–20
  • *Non-conference game

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1946 Denver Pioneers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved January 23, 2019.