1939 Auburn Tigers football
Auburn Tigers logo (pre-1971).png
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
Record5–5–1 (3–3–1 SEC)
Head coach
Home stadiumAuburn Stadium
Legion Field
Cramton Bowl
Seasons
← 1938
1940 →
1939 Southeastern Conference 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

The 1939 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1939 college football season. The Tigers' were led by head coach Jack Meagher in his sixth season and finished the season with a record of five wins, five losses and one tie (5–5–1 overall, 3–3–1 in the SEC).

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
September 29Birmingham–Southern*W 6–0[1]
October 7at TulaneL 0–12[2]
October 14Mississippi StateW 7–0
October 21at Manhattan*
L 0–7
October 28at Georgia TechL 6–7
November 4at Boston College*L 7–13
November 11Villanova*
  • Legion Field
  • Birmingham, Alabama
W 10–9
November 18at LSUW 21–7
November 25vs. GeorgiaW 7–0
November 30FloridaT 7–7
December 9at TennesseeL 0–7[3]
  • *Non-conference game

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References

  1. ^ "Auburn beats Birmingham in grid opener here". The Montgomery Advertiser. September 30, 1939. Retrieved February 26, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ "Tulane overpowers Auburn, 12–0". The Atlanta Constitution. October 8, 1939. Retrieved April 10, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Vols shade Auburn, 7–0, receive Rose Bowl bid". The Montgomery Advertiser. December 10, 1939. Retrieved August 8, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ DeLassus, David. "Coaching Records Game-by-game: John F. "Jack" Meagher, 1939". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on December 22, 2015. Retrieved December 15, 2015.
  5. ^ "1939 Auburn University Football Schedule". Auburn University Athletics. Archived from the original on September 1, 2012. Retrieved December 15, 2015.