1939 Oregon State Beavers football
Pineapple Bowl champion
Pineapple Bowl, W 39–6 vs. Hawaii
ConferencePacific Coast Conference
1939 record9–1–1 (6–1–1 PCC)
Head coach
Home stadiumBell Field
Seasons
← 1938
1940 →
1939 Pacific Coast Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 3 USC $ 5 0 2     8 0 2
No. 7 UCLA 5 0 3     6 0 4
Oregon State 6 1 1     9 1 1
Washington 4 4 0     4 5 1
Oregon 3 3 1     3 4 1
Washington State 3 5 0     4 5 0
Montana 1 2 0     3 6 0
California 2 5 0     3 7 0
Stanford 0 6 1     1 7 1
Idaho 0 3 0     2 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1939 Oregon State Beavers football team represented Oregon State College in the 1939 college football season. The Beavers ended this season with nine wins, one loss, and one tie. The Beavers scored 186 points and allowed 77 points. Oregon State won the inaugural Pineapple Bowl, 39–6. The team was led by head coach Lon Stiner.

Schedule

The Beavers finished the season with a 9–1–1 record, 6–1–1 in the Pacific Coast Conference. Ranks are based on the time the game was played.

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 30at StanfordW 12–020,000
October 7IdahoW 7–68,000[1]
October 14at Portland*W 14–12[2]
October 21at WashingtonNo. 15W 13–714,000
October 28Washington StateNo. 15W 13–08,000
November 4vs. No. 7 USCNo. 11L 7–1932,611
November 11at Oregon W 19–1422,000
November 18CaliforniaNo. 19W 21–09,000
November 25at No. 13 UCLAT 13–1340,000
December 25at Hawaii All-Stars*W 28–012,000
January 1at Hawaii*W 39–615,000
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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Team players drafted into the NFL

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Elbie Schultz Tackle 4 28 Philadelphia Eagles
Morris Kohler Back 16 145 Cleveland Rams
Johnny Hackenbruck Tackle 17 156 Detroit Lions

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References

  1. ^ "Beavers barely able to defeat Vandals 7 to 6". Lewiston Morning Tribune. Associated Press. October 8, 1939. p. 12. Retrieved April 29, 2021 – via Google News Archive.open access
  2. ^ "Mighty Staters Hustled To Beat Lowly Portland". Medford Mail Tribune. October 15, 1939. p. 2. Retrieved April 29, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.open access
  3. ^ "Oregon State Historical Scores". Archived from the original on 2009-07-21. Retrieved 2009-06-29.
  4. ^ "Oregon State University Official Athletic Site". Archived from the original on 2009-07-21. Retrieved 2009-06-29.
  5. ^ "1940 NFL Draft Listing | Pro-Football-Reference.com". Archived from the original on 2009-10-03. Retrieved 2009-10-01.

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