1926 Cal Aggies football team

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1926 Cal Aggies football
Conference Far Western Conference
1926 record 2–6–1 (0–4 FWC)
Head coach William L. Driver (4th season)
Seasons
← 1925
1927 →
1926 Far Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Saint Mary's (CA) $ 4 0 0     9 0 1
Nevada 3 1 0     4 4 0
Fresno State 1 2 1     5 3 1
Pacific (CA) 1 2 1     5 3 1
Cal Aggies 0 4 0     2 6 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1926 Cal Aggies football team represented the Northern Branch of the College of Agriculture[note 1] in the 1926 college football season. The team was known as the Cal Aggies, California Aggies, and sometimes the Cal Aggies Mustangs, they competed in the Far Western Conference (FWC).[note 2]

The Aggies were led by fourth-year head coach William L. "Billy" Driver. They played home games in Sacramento, California, the Aggies finished with a record of two wins, six losses and one tie (2–6–1, 0–4 FWC). The Aggies were outscored by their opponents 84–147 for the 1926 season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 25 Mare Island Naval Hospital Training School* Sacramento, CA W 37–7[1]  
October 2 at BYU* Cougar Stadium[note 3]Provo, UT W 17–0[2]  
October 16 Saint Mary’s Ewing Field • San Francisco, CA L 7–20[3]  
October 23 at Pacific (CA)[note 4] C.O.P. Field • Stockton, CA L 3–19[4]  
October 30 Saint Ignatius[note 5]* Sacramento, CA L 0–6[5]  
November 6 at Nevada Mackay Stadium[note 6]Reno, NV L 7–45[6]  
November 11 at Fresno State[note 7] Fresno State College Stadium[note 8]Fresno, CA L 7–23  
November 19 Montana* Sacramento, CA L 0–21[7]  
November 25 Caltech* Moreing Field • Sacramento, CA T 6–6[8]  
*Non-conference game.

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ University of California, Davis was known as Northern Branch of the College of Agriculture from 1922 to 1959.
  2. ^ The Northern California Athletic Conference (NCAC) was known as the Far Western Conference (FWC) from its founding in 1925 to 1982.
  3. ^ This stadium is the predecessor to the current Cougar Stadium on the BYU campus, which was opened for the 1964 season
  4. ^ University of the Pacific (UOP) was known as College of the Pacific from 1911 to 1961.
  5. ^ University of San Francisco was known as Saint Ignatius College from 1919 to 1929.
  6. ^ This stadium is the predecessor to the current Mackay Stadium, which was opened for the 1966 season."University of Nevada, Reno; Mackay Stadium". Retrieved January 4, 2017. 
  7. ^ California State University, Fresno (Fresno State) was known as Fresno State Normal School from 1911 to 1948.
  8. ^ Ratcliffe Stadium was known as Fresno State College Stadium from 1926 to 1940.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cal. Aggies Coach Finds Grid Talent". Oakland Tribune. Oakland, California. September 28, 1926. p. 25. Retrieved March 1, 2018 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  2. ^ "California Aggies Beat Mormon Squad". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. October 3, 1926. p. I-a.5. Retrieved March 1, 2018 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  3. ^ "California Aggies Bow to St. Mary's". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. October 17, 1926. p. I-a.3. Retrieved March 1, 2018 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  4. ^ "Cal. Aggies Are Defeated By Pacific College". Oakland Tribune. Oakland, California. October 24, 1926. p. 22. Retrieved March 1, 2018 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  5. ^ "St. Ignatius Beats Cal. Aggies, 6 to 0". Oakland Tribune. Oakland, California. October 31, 1926. p. 33. Retrieved March 1, 2018 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  6. ^ "Nevada Trounces California Aggies". Oakland Tribune. Oakland, California. November 7, 1926. p. 30. Retrieved March 1, 2018 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  7. ^ "Kelly Makes 3 Touchdowns For Grizzlies". Oakland Tribune. Oakland, California. November 20, 1926. p. 12. Retrieved March 1, 2018 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  8. ^ "Caltech Ties Aggies". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. November 26, 1926. p. 11. Retrieved March 1, 2018 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  9. ^ "California – Davis Yearly Results". Retrieved March 4, 2017. 
  10. ^ "UC Davis Football 2015: Team Information Guide" (PDF). Retrieved April 22, 2017.