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1941 Mercer Bears football team

1941 Mercer Bears football
ConferenceDixie Conference
Record3–6 (0–3 Dixie)
Head coach
Home stadiumCentennial Stadium
Seasons
← 1940
2013 →
1941 Dixie Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Chattanooga $ 4 0 1 7 1 1
Howard (AL) 2 0 1 4 5 1
Mississippi College 3 1 0 5 3 0
Millsaps 1 1 0 4 5 0
Southwestern (TN) 0 1 0 4 4 1
Mercer 0 3 0 3 6 0
Spring Hill 0 4 0 2 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1941 Mercer Bears football team was an American football team that represented Mercer University as a member of the Dixie Conference during the 1941 college football season. Led by Bobby Hooks in his first and only season as head coach, the Bears compiled an overall record of 3–6 with a mark of 0–3 in conferenced play, placing sixth in the Dixie Conference.

Schedule

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DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 27Georgia*
L 0–8112,000[1]
October 10Georgia Teachers*
  • Centennial Stadium
  • Macon, GA
W 25–0
October 18Wofford*
  • Centennial Stadium
  • Macon, GA
W 20–14[2]
October 24at Rollins*L 0–523,000[3]
November 1Presbyterian*
  • Centennial Stadium
  • Macon, GA
W 19–12[4]
November 8at Mississippi College
L 19–27[5]
November 14at Newberry*L 13–32[6]
November 20at Howard (AL)L 6–272,500[7]
November 17at ChattanoogaL 13–403,988[8]
  • *Non-conference game

References

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  1. ^ "Georgia slaughters Mercer, 81 to 0, in opener of season". The Atlanta Constitution. September 28, 1941. Retrieved September 28, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ "Mercer topples Wofford, 20–14". The State. October 19, 1941. Retrieved September 28, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Rollins Tars run wild over Mercer, 52–0". The Tampa Tribune. October 25, 1941. Retrieved September 28, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Mercer defeats Presbyterian eleven, 19 to 12". The Greenville News. November 2, 1941. Retrieved September 28, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Chocs win Mercer game for Dr. Provine, 27–19, to put finish on homecoming day". The Clarion-Ledger. November 9, 1941. Retrieved September 28, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Morgan Randel stars as Newberry clips Mercer". The State. November 14, 1941. Retrieved September 28, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Howard blasts Mercer, 27 to 6". The Atlanta Constitution. November 21, 1941. Retrieved September 28, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "Mercer beaten by Chattanooga". The Atlanta Constitution. November 25, 1938. Retrieved September 28, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.


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