1936 Duke Blue Devils football team

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1936 Duke Blue Devils football
National champion (QPRS)
SoCon Champion
ConferenceSouthern Conference
Ranking
APNo. 11
1936 record9–1 (7–0 SoCon)
Head coachWallace Wade
Assistant coaches
Offensive schemeSingle-wing
Seasons
← 1935
1937 →
1936 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 11 Duke $ 7 0 0     9 1 0
North Carolina 6 1 0     8 2 0
Furman 4 1 0     7 2 0
VMI 4 2 0     6 4 0
Maryland 3 2 0     5 5 0
Clemson 3 3 0     5 5 0
Davidson 4 3 0     5 4 0
Washington and Lee 2 2 0     4 5 0
Wake Forest 2 2 0     5 4 0
NC State 2 4 0     3 7 0
VPI 4 5 0     5 5 0
South Carolina 2 5 0     5 7 0
Richmond 1 3 0     4 4 2
Virginia 1 5 0     2 7 0
The Citadel 0 4 0     4 6 0
William & Mary 0 5 0     1 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1936 Duke Blue Devils football team was an American football team that represented Duke University as a member of the Southern Conference during the 1936 college football season. In its sixth season under head coach Wallace Wade, the team compiled a 9–1 record (7–0 against conference opponents), won the conference championship, and outscored opponents by a total of 208 to 28. Ace Parker was the team captain.[1][2] The team played its home games at Duke Stadium in Durham, North Carolina.

Both Clyde Berryman and James Howell named Duke as a retroactive national champion for 1936.[3][4]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 19vs. DavidsonGreensboro, North CarolinaW 13–0
September 26Colgate*W 6–0
October 3at South CarolinaColumbia, South CarolinaW 21–0
October 10Clemson
  • Duke Stadium
  • Durham, North Carolina
W 25–0
October 17at Georgia Tech*W 19–6
October 24at Tennessee*No. 2Knoxville, TennesseeL 13–15
October 31at Washington & LeeNo. 13Richmond, VirginiaW 51–0
November 7at Wake ForestNo. 15Winston-Salem, North CarolinaW 20–0
November 14at North CarolinaNo. 13Chapel Hill, North CarolinaW 27–7
November 26NC StateNo. 11
  • Duke Stadium
  • Durham, North Carolina
W 13–0
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1935 Duke Blue Devils Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 8, 2019.
  2. ^ "Duke Football 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). Duke University. 2016. p. 96. Retrieved March 8, 2019.
  3. ^ 2016 NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision Records (PDF). Indianapolis: The National Collegiate Athletic Association. August 2016. Retrieved February 22, 2017.
  4. ^ "1936 NCAA Division IA Football Power Ratings". jhowell.net. Retrieved February 22, 2017.
  5. ^ "1936 Duke Blue Devils". College Football at Sports-Reference.com.