1926 Saint Mary's Gaels football team

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1926 Saint Mary's Gaels football
Far Western champion
Conference Far Western Conference
1926 record 9–0–1 (4–0 FWC)
Head coach Slip Madigan (6th 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
Northern Branch 0 4 0     2 6 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1926 Saint Mary's Gaels football team was an American football team that represented Saint Mary's College of California during the 1926 college football season. In their sixth season under head coach Slip Madigan, the Gaels compiled a 9–0–1 record, shut out six opponents, won the Northern California Athletic Conference championship, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 242 to 27. The Gaels' victories including a 26-7 besting of California. The lone setback was a scoreless tie with Gonzaga.[1]

Two Saint Mary's players were selected by the Associated Press as members of the 1926 All-Pacific Coast football team: center Larry Bettencourt as a first-team player and halfback Underhill as a second-team player.[2] Bettencourt was later inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Saint Mary's Yearly Results (1925-1929)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved December 9, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Stanford and U.S.C. Well Represented on Coast Team". Altoona Tribune. December 2, 1926. p. 10.