1941 Bowling Green Falcons football team

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1941 Bowling Green Falcons football
ConferenceOhio Athletic Conference
1941 record7–1–1 (4–0–1 OAC)
Head coachRobert Whittaker (1st season)
CaptainEdward Wellner
Seasons
← 1940
1942 →

The 1941 Bowling Green Falcons football team was an American football team that represented Bowling Green State University as a member of the Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) during the 1941 college football season. In its first season under head coach Robert Whittaker, the team compiled a 7–1–1 record and outscored opponents by a total of 173 to 40.[1] Edward Wellner was the team captain.[1]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 27WoosterBowling Green, OHT 14–14[2]
October 3at Akron*L 0–8[3]
October 11at Miami (OH)*W 9–0[4]
October 18at Michigan State Normal*
W 20–6[5]
October 25HeidelbergdaggerBowling Green, OHW 39–64,000[6]
November 1at Kent StateKent, OHW 12–63,000[7]
November 8at WittenbergSpringfield, OHW 13–0[8]
November 15FindlayBowling Green, OHW 47–0[9]
November 20Wayne*Bowling Green, OHW 19–06,000[10]
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2016 BGSU Football Media Guide" (PDF). Bowling Green State University. 2016. pp. 148, 153.
  2. ^ "Whittaker's B-G Eleven Ties Scots". The Sandusky Register-Star-News. September 28, 1941. p. 11 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ Eddie Butler (October 4, 1941). "Zips Beat Bowling Green In Mud". Akron Beacon Journal. p. 12 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Miami U. Falls Victim To Bowling Green, 9-0". Dayton Sunday Journal-Herald. October 12, 1941. p. Sports 4 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Bowling Green Beats Hurons". Detroit Free Press. p. II-6 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Bowling Green Eleven Upsets Princes, 39-6". The Sandusky Register-Star-News. October 26, 1941. p. 10.
  7. ^ "Bee Gees Top Kent In Last Five Seconds, 12-6". Akron Beacon Journal. November 2, 1941. p. 7C – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "Bowling Green Wins Over Wittenberg Eleven, 13-0". The Sandusky Register-Star-News. November 9, 1941. p. 12 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ "Falcons Defeat Findlay, 47-0 In Conference Game". The Sandusky Register-Star-News. November 16, 1941. p. 12 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ "Vastly Superior Bowling Green Whips Wayne, 19-0, in Final". Detroit Free Press. November 21, 1941. p. 27 – via Newspapers.com.