1941 Season

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1941 Varsity Football Team

Record: 9-0-1

Head Coach: Bud Houghton (1st year)
Record To-Date at Massillon: 9-0-1

Team Captains: Fred Blunt

All-Ohio: John Hill (1st), Fred Blunt (1st), Joe DeMando (2nd), Keve Brey (HM), Don Fuchs (HM), Fred Cardinal (HM)

State Champion by Popular Acclaim: Massillon, Mansfield

All-Time Record: 249-110-21
Series Record vs. Canton McKinley: 21-22-3

Noteworthy Items: (1) The 6-6 tie between Massillon and Mansfield ended the Tigers’ 38-game winning streak. Massillon led in total yardage 258-58 and first downs 16-1, but ultimately, the score matters more. Both teams claimed the state title at the end of the season. For the Tigers, it was a 7th consecutive crown. (2) The 32-0 Massillon score against Canton McKinley was the largest margin of victory to-date for the Tigers in this great rivalry.

OpponentRecordH/AMass.Opp.W/LAttendanceMedia Links*
Weirton, WVH60W20,000Game Story and Stats
Marblehead, MAH286W18,000Game Story and Stats
Cleveland Cathedral LatinH390W11,000Game Story and Stats
Alliance8-3H466W20,000Game Story and Stats
Steubenville2-7A580W8,000Game Story and Stats
MansfieldH66T22,000Game Story and Stats
Warren Harding8-1-1A210W10,000Game Story and Stats
Toledo WaiteH397W10,000Game Story and Stats
Youngstown EastH3912W9,000Game Story and Stats
Canton McKinley6-3-1A320W25,000Game Story and Stats