Husker Past Season Results
the 1940's
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1940's Decade Recap 

1940

Date

Opponent

W/L

Score

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40s Record
34-57
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1 Big 6 Conference Champs (1940)
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O 5
H-Minnesota
L
7-13
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40s Win %
0.3736 (#135)
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  .Big 7 1948 (Colorado joined)

O 12
H-Indiana
W
13-7
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40s Bowl Record
0-1 (0.000)
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3 All-Americans 
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O 19
H-Kansas
W
53-2
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40s Conf Record
27-25 (0.519)
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    (Alfson, Behm, Novak)
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O 26
HC-Missouri
W
20-7
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40s OOC Record
7-31 (0.184)
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N 2
A-Oklahoma
W
13-0
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N 9
H-Iowa
W
14-6
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1940s Coaches (record):
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N 16
A-Pittsburg
W
9-7
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Lawrence "Biff" Jones '41-41(12-7)
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George Clark, '45, '48 (6-13) 
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N 23
H-Iowa State
W
21-12
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Glenn Presnell, '42 (3-7)
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.Bernie Masterson, '46-'47 (5-13)
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N 30 
H-Kansas State  
W    
20-0 
 

Adolph Lewandowski '43-44 (4-12)

.Bill Glassford, '49 (4-5) 

 
J 1   
Stanford - Rose  
L   
13-21  
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7
Big 6 Champions
8-2 
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1941

Date

Opponent

W/L

Score

1942

Date

Opponent

W/L

Score

1943

Date

Opponent

W/L

Score


O 4
A-Iowa State
W
14-0
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S 26
A-Iowa
L
0-27
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O 2
A-Minnesota
L
0-54

O 11
H-Kansas 
W
32-0
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O 3
H-Iowa State
W
26-0
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O 9
H-Indiana
L
13-54

O 18
HC-Indiana
L
13-21
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O 10
HC-Indiana
L
0-12
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O 16
A-Iowa State
L
6-27

O 25
A-Missouri
L
0-6
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O 17
H-Minnesota
L
2-15
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O 23
HC-Kansas
W
7-6

N 1
A-Kansas State
L
6-12
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O 24
A-Oklahoma
W
7-0
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O 30
A-Missouri
L
20-54

N 8
A-Minnesota
L
0-9
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O 31
A-Kansas
W
14-7
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N 6
A-Kansas State
W
13-7

N 15
H-Pittsburg
L
7-14
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N 7
H-Missouri
L
6-26
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N 13
H-Pittsburg
W
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N 22
H-Iowa
W
14-13
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N 14
A-Pittsburg
L
0-6
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N 20
H-Iowa 
L
13-33

N 29  
H-Oklahoma     
W    
7-6  
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N 21
A-Iowa Preflight
L
0-46
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N 21  
H-Oklahoma       
L   
7-26

NR
2nd(T) Big 6
4-5

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N 28  
H-Kansas State   
L   
0-19 
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NR 4th(T) Big 6 2-6
Last Season, Coach Lawrence "Biff" Jones
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NR
3rd Big 6
3-7
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Coach Adolph Lewandowski

Coach Glenn Presnell's only season

*Cancelled due to wartime restrictions

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1944

Date

Opponent

W/L

Score

1945

Date

Opponent

W/L

Score

1946

Date

Opponent

W/L

Score

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S 30
A-Minnesota
L
0-39
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S 29
H-Oklahoma
L
0-20
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S 28
A-Minnesota
L
6-33
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O 14
A-Indiana
L
0-54
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O 6
H-Minnesota
L
17-61
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O 5
H-Kansas State
31-0
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O 21
A-Kansas
L
0-20
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O 13
A-Indiana
L
14-54
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O 12
A-Iowa
L
7-21
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O 28
HC-Missouri
W
24-20
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O 20
A-Iowa State
L
7-27
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O 19
A-Kansas
W
16-14
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N 4
A-Iowa
L
6-27
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O 27
A-Missouri
L
0-19
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O 26
H-Indiana
L
7-27
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N 11
H-Iowa State
L
6-19
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N 3
HC-Kansas
W
27-13
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N 2
HC-Missouri
L
21-20
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N 25
H-Kansas State
W
35-0
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N 10
A-Kansas State
W
24-0
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N 16
H-Iowa State
W
33-0
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D 2   
A-Oklahoma*     
L   
12-31  
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N 17
H-South Dakota
W
53-0
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N 23
A-Oklahoma 
L
6-27
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NR
4th Big 6
2-6
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N 24 
H-Iowa                
W  
13-6  
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N 30  
A-UCLA               
L   
0-18   
.Coach Adolph Lewandowski
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NR
4th Big 6
4-5
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NR
3rd(T) Big 6
3-6

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* at Oklahoma City

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Season 1, Coach George "Potsy" Clark
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Coach Bernie Masterson

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1947

Date

Opponent

W/L

Score

1948

Date

Opponent

W/L

Score

1949

Date

Opponent

W/L

Score

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S 27
H-Indiana
L
0-17

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S 25
H-Iowa State
W
19-15

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S 24
H-South Dakota
W
33-6
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O 4
H-Minnesota
L
13-28

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O 2
A-Minnesota
L
13-39

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O 1
H-Minnesota
L
6-28
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O 11
A-Iowa State
W
14-7

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O 9
A-Colorado
L
6-19

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O 8
A-Kansas State
W
13-6
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O 18
A-Notre Dame
L
0-31

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O 16
H-Notre Dame
L
13-44

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O 15
A-Penn State
L
7-22
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O 25
A-Kansas State
W
14-7

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O 23
A-Kansas
L
7-27

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O 22
H-Oklahoma
L
0-48
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N 1
A-Missouri
L
6-47

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O 30
HC-UCLA
L
15-27

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O 29
A-Missouri
L
20-21
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N 8
HC-Kansas
L
7-13

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N 6
HC-Kansas State
W
32-0

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N 5
HC-Kansas
L
13-27
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N 22
H-Oklahoma 
L
13-14

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N 13
A-Oklahoma
L
14-41

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N 12
A-Iowa State
W
7-0
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N 29  
H-Oregon State      
L    
6-27  

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N 20
H-Missouri
L
6-33

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N 19  
H-Colorado        
W   
25-14 
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NR.
4th Big 6
2-7
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N 27   
A-Oregon State  
L   
12-28   

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NR
3rd(T) Big 7
4-5

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Coach Bernie Masterson


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NR
.5th(T) Big 7
2-8
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.First Season, Coach Bill Glassford
Season 2, Coach George "Potsy" Clark






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