1937 Drake Bulldogs football team

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1937 Drake Bulldogs football
ConferenceMissouri Valley Conference
1937 record8–2 (3–1 MVC)
Head coachVee Green (5th season)
Home stadiumDrake Stadium
Seasons
← 1936
1938 →
1937 Missouri Valley Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Tulsa $ 3 0 0     6 2 2
Drake 3 1 0     8 2 0
Saint Louis 1 1 0     7 2 1
Oklahoma A&M 2 2 0     4 6 0
Washington University 2 2 0     4 6 0
Washburn 0 2 0     0 10 0
Creighton 0 3 0     2 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1937 Drake Bulldogs football team was an American football represented Drake University in the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) during the 1937 college football season. In its fifth season under head coach Vee Green, the team compiled an 8–2 record (3–1 against MVC opponents), finished second in the MVC, and outscored all opponents by a total of 235 to 73.[1]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 18Central (IA)*W 47–0
September 25Washington University
  • Drake Stadium
  • Des Moines, IA
W 32–2
October 2at Notre Dame*L 0–2141,000[2]
October 9Washburn
  • Drake Stadium
  • Des Moines, IA
W 25–0
October 15at CreightonW 9–0[3]
October 23Iowa State*
  • Drake Stadium
  • Des Moines, IA
W 30–012,000[4]
October 29Grinnell*
  • Drake Stadium
  • Des Moines, IA
W 45–7
November 6at TulsaL 9–4112,500[5]
November 13Coe*
  • Drake Stadium
  • Des Moines, IA
W 31–2
November 26at Miami (FL)*W 7–09,000[6]
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1937 Drake Bulldogs Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 3, 2019.
  2. ^ Jack Ledden (October 3, 1937). "N.D. Defeats Drake, 21 to 0: 41,000 Watch Irish Win in Opening Game". The South Bend Tribune. pp. I-1, Sports 1 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Drake Defeats Creighton For Third Victory In Valley Race". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. October 16, 1937. p. 2B – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Drake Buries Cyclones, 30-0". The Des Moines Register. October 24, 1937. pp. Sports 1–2 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Tulsa Blows Drake Team To Bits, 41-9". The Daily Oklahoman. November 7, 1937. pp. 1B, 2B – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Miami Bows To Powerful Drake Bulldogs, 7-0". The Miami News. November 27, 1937. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com.