1940 Arizona Wildcats football
ConferenceBorder Conference
1940 record7–2 (3–1 Border)
Head coach
CaptainJohn Black
Home stadiumArizona Stadium
Seasons
← 1939
1941 →
1940 Border Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Arizona State $ 3 0 1 7 2 2
Arizona 3 1 0 7 2 0
Texas Mines 3 1 1 4 4 1
New Mexico 3 2 0 5 4 0
New Mexico A&M 1 4 0 3 6 0
Texas Tech 0 1 0 9 1 1
Arizona State–Flagstaff 0 5 0 2 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1940 Arizona Wildcats football team represented the University of Arizona in the Border Conference during the 1940 college football season. In their second season under head coach Mike Casteel, the Wildcats compiled a 7–2 record (3–1 against Border opponents), finished in second place in the conference, and outscored their opponents, 204 to 83. The team captain was John Black.[1][2] The team played its home games at Arizona Stadium in Tucson, Arizona.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
September 28Arizona State Teachers*W 41–0
October 5New Mexico A&M
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, AZ
W 41–0
October 12at Utah*L 0–24
October 19Centenary*
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, AZ
W 29–6[3]
October 26Oklahoma A&M*
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, AZ
W 24–0
November 2at Texas MinesW 20–13
November 9at Loyola (CA)*W 20–13[4]
November 23New Mexico
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, AZ (rivalry)
L 12–13
November 30Marquette*
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, AZ
W 17–14
  • *Non-conference game

References

  1. ^ "1940 Arizona Wildcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 7, 2016.
  2. ^ "Arizona Football 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). University of Arizona. 2016. pp. 102, 105. Retrieved September 7, 2016.
  3. ^ "Cats tear up Gents 29 to 6 at homecoming". The Arizona Daily Star. October 20, 1940. Retrieved July 20, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ Charles Curtis (November 16, 1940). "Arizona Tops Loyola in 20–13 Thriller". Los Angeles Times. pp. I-11, I-13 – via Newspapers.com.