1917 California Golden Bears football team

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1917 California Golden Bears football
Conference Pacific Coast Conference
1917 record 5–5–1 (2–1 PCC)
Head coach Andy Smith (2nd season)
Offensive scheme Short-punt
Seasons
← 1916
1918 →
1917 PCC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Washington State $ 3 0 0     6 0 0†
California 2 1 0     5 5 1
Oregon Agricultural 1 2 1     4 2 1
Oregon 1 2 0     4 3 0
Washington 0 2 1     1 2 1
  • $ – Conference champion
  • †1 tie game recognized by WSU, but not Pac-12

The 1917 California Golden Bears football team was an American football team that represented the University of California, Berkeley in the Pacific Coast Conference (PCC) during the 1917 college football season. In their second year under head coach Andy Smith, the team compiled a 5–5–1 record (2–1 against PCC opponents), finished in second place in the PCC, and outscored its opponents by a combined total of 149 to 104.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 15 Mare Island* California FieldBerkeley, CA L 0–27  
September 22 Olympic Club* California Field • Berkeley, CA L 2–6  
September 29 Mare Island* California Field • Berkeley, CA L 0–26  
October 6 Olympic Club* California Field • Berkeley, CA W 40–0  
October 13 Navy Hospital Corps* California Field • Berkeley, CA W 33–7  
October 20 Occidental* California Field • Berkeley, CA W 20–0  
October 27 Oregon Agricultural California Field • Berkeley, CA W 14–3  
November 3 Washington California Field • Berkeley, CA W 27–0   1,000[3]
November 10 Saint Mary's* California Field • Berkeley, CA L 13–14  
November 17 at Oregon Kincaid FieldEugene, OR L 0–21  
November 29 at USC* Bovard FieldLos Angeles, CA T 0–0   10,000[4]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. All times are in Pacific Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1917 California Golden Bears Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 21, 2016. 
  2. ^ "California 2015 Football Information Guide" (PDF). CalBears.com. Cal Golden Bears Athletics. p. 162. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 26, 2016. Retrieved October 21, 2016. 
  3. ^ 2017 Washington Football Information (PDF). University of Washington Athletics. p. 188. 
  4. ^ USC Football 2017 Media Guide (PDF). University of Southern California Athletics. p. 70. 
  5. ^ 2015 Football Information Guide (PDF). Cal Athletics. 2015. p. 162. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-10-26.