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1940 Nebraska Cornhuskers Schedule and Results

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Record: 8-2, .800 W-L% (16th of 121) ▪ Rank: 7th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 6 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Biff Jones (8-2)

PS/G: 18.3 (32nd of 121) ▪ PA/G: 7.5 (20th of 121)
SRS: 15.90 (15th of 121) ▪ SOS: 7.30 (18th of 121)

Bowl Game: Lost Rose Bowl 21-13 versus Stanford

AP Poll Summary

10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/11 11/18 11/25 Final
  18 12 12 11 8 8 7

10 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Oct 5, 1940 Sat Nebraska @ Minnesota Western L 7 13 0 1 0 L 1
2 Oct 12, 1940 Sat Nebraska Indiana Western W 13 7 1 1 0 W 1
3 Oct 19, 1940 Sat Nebraska @ Kansas Big 6 W 53 2 2 1 0 W 2
4 Oct 26, 1940 Sat (18) Nebraska Missouri Big 6 W 20 7 3 1 0 W 3
5 Nov 2, 1940 Sat (12) Nebraska @ Oklahoma Big 6 W 13 0 4 1 0 W 4
6 Nov 9, 1940 Sat (12) Nebraska Iowa Western W 14 6 5 1 0 W 5
7 Nov 16, 1940 Sat (11) Nebraska @ Pittsburgh Ind W 9 7 6 1 0 W 6
8 Nov 23, 1940 Sat (8) Nebraska Iowa State Big 6 W 21 12 7 1 0 W 7
9 Nov 30, 1940 Sat (8) Nebraska Kansas State Big 6 W 20 0 8 1 0 W 8
10 Jan 1, 1941 Wed (8) Nebraska N (3) Stanford PCC L 13 21 8 2 0 L 1 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)