1939 Florida Gators football
Florida Gators football team (1939).jpg
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
Record5–5–1 (0–3–1 SEC)
Head coach
CaptainClark Goff
Home stadiumFlorida Field
(capacity: 22,000)[1]
Uniform
30sGatoruniform3.png
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 Florida Gators football team represented the University of Florida during the 1939 college football season. The season was the fourth and final year for Josh Cody as the head coach of the Florida Gators football team. Cody's 1939 Florida Gators finished with a 5–5–1 overall record, but with a winless 0–3–1 record in the Southeastern Conference (SEC), placing twelfth of thirteen teams in the SEC.[2]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 23Stetson*W 21–0
September 30at Texas*L 0–12
October 7Mississippi State
  • Florida Field
  • Gainesville, FL
L 0–14
October 12at Boston College*W 7–0
October 21Tampa*
  • Florida Field
  • Gainesville, FL
W 7–0
October 28at Maryland*W 14–0
November 4at South Carolina*L 0–6
November 11vs. GeorgiaL 2–6
November 18at Miami (FL)*W 13–0
November 25No. 19 Georgia Techdagger
  • Florida Field
  • Gainesville, FL
L 7–21
November 30at AuburnT 7–7
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

[2]

Postseason

After leaving Florida, Josh Cody would later become the long-time head coach of the Temple Owls men's basketball team and the Temple University athletic director, and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a player in 1970.[3]

References

  1. ^ University of Florida Sports Information Department. "Florida 2006 Media Guide" (PDF). floridagators.com. University Athletic Association, Inc. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
  2. ^ a b 2015 Florida Gators Football Media Guide Archived 2015-12-08 at the Wayback Machine, University Athletic Association, Gainesville, Florida, p. 107 (2015). Retrieved August 16, 2015.
  3. ^ College Football Hall of Fame, Hall of Famers, Josh Cody Member Biography. Retrieved August 30, 2010.