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1939 Southeastern Conference Year Summary

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Record: 76-46-6, .617 W-L% (1st of 10) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 7.55 (1st of 10) ▪ SOS: 3.06 (4th of 10)

Conference Champion: Georgia Tech, Tennessee and Tulane

Ranked in First AP Poll:(Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee and Tulane)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Georgia Tech, Tennessee and Tulane)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Tennessee 10 1 0 .909 6 0 0 1.000 19.3 1.3 15.24 -0.03
Tulane 8 1 1 .850 5 0 0 1.000 19.4 6.0 20.07 9.57
Georgia Tech 8 2 0 .800 6 0 0 1.000 15.0 5.6 13.97 5.97
Mississippi State 8 2 0 .800 3 2 0 .600 21.6 3.2 12.68 -0.73
Mississippi 7 2 0 .778 2 2 0 .500 25.6 7.1 10.62 -1.16
Kentucky 6 2 1 .722 2 2 1 .500 17.9 7.1 8.11 1.22
Auburn 5 5 1 .500 3 3 1 .500 6.5 6.3 6.92 6.73
Alabama 5 3 1 .611 2 3 1 .417 11.2 5.9 10.25 6.03
Georgia 5 6 0 .455 1 3 0 .250 10.3 8.9 2.32 1.59
Louisiana State 4 5 0 .444 1 5 0 .167 12.3 12.9 5.84 6.73
Vanderbilt 2 7 1 .250 1 6 0 .143 9.6 16.5 -0.71 4.19
Florida 5 5 1 .500 0 3 1 .125 7.1 6.0 1.29 0.57
Sewanee 3 5 0 .375 0 3 0 .000 5.4 18.8 -8.48 -0.86

AP Poll Summary

School 10/16 10/23 10/30 11/6 11/13 11/20 11/27 12/4 Final
Tennessee 5 1 1 1 1 2 4 2 2
Tulane 4 9 8 7 6 5 5 5 5
Georgia Tech           19   13 16
Alabama 8 20 19 20          
Kentucky     15 18          
Louisiana State     18            
Mississippi 17 14   19          

3 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1940-01-01 Orange Bowl Georgia Tech 21 Missouri 7 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
1940-01-01 Rose Bowl Southern California 14 Tennessee 0 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
1940-01-01 Sugar Bowl Texas A&M 14 Tulane 13 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)