1927 San Diego State Aztecs football team

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1927 San Diego State Aztecs football
Conference Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
1927 record 4–3 (2–3 SCIAC)
Head coach C. E. Peterson (7th season)
Home stadium Balboa Stadium
College Field
Seasons
← 1926
1928 →
1927 SCIAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Pomona $ 6 0 1     6 0 1
SBUC 4 0 1     6 2 1
Whittier 4 2 1     6 2 1
Caltech 2 3 1     2 5 1
Occidental 2 3 0     3 5 1
San Diego State 2 3 0     4 3 0
Redlands 1 6 0     1 6 0
La Verne 0 4 0     3 4 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1927 San Diego State Aztecs football team represented San Diego State Teachers College[note 1] during the 1927 NCAA football season.

San Diego State competed in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC). The 1927 San Diego State team was led by head coach C. E. Peterson in his seventh season as football coach of the Aztecs.[note 2] They played three home games at Balboa Stadium and one at a field on the school campus. The Aztecs finished the season with four wins and three losses (4–3, 2–3 SCIAC). Overall, the team outscored its opponents 190–79 points for the season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
October 1 California Christian[note 3]* Balboa StadiumSan Diego, CA W 71–0   [1]
October 8 at Redlands Redlands Stadium[note 4]Redlands, CA W 32–0   [2]
October 15 Caltech College Field • San Diego, CA L 13–17   [3]
October 29 Pomona[note 5] Balboa Stadium • San Diego, CA L 12–18   8,000[4]
November 5 at Whittier Hadley Field • Whittier, CA L 7–25   [5]
November 12 at Santa Barbara State[note 6]* Peabody Stadium • Santa Barbara, CA W 16–13   [6]
November 24 La Verne Balboa Stadium • San Diego, CA W 39–6   [7]
*Non-conference game.

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ San Diego State University was known as San Diego State Teachers College from 1924 to 1934.
  2. ^ San Diego State's Peterson Gym, which opened in 1961, was named after coach Peterson. At various times during his 37-year career with the Aztecs, Peterson was the athletic director, football coach, basketball coach, track coach, and Dean of Men.
  3. ^ Chapman University was known as California Christian College from 1920 to 1933.
  4. ^ This stadium is the predecessor to the current Ted Runner Stadium on the University of Redlands campus, which was opened for the 1968 season
  5. ^ What is now known as the Pomona-Pitzer football team played using just the Pomona College name from 1893 to 1949. Pitzer College did not exist until 1963.
  6. ^ University of California, Santa Barbara was known as Santa Barbara State College from 1921 to 1943.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Charles Savage (October 2, 1927). "State College Wins, 71 to 0; Cal. Christian Eleven Unable To Stop Aztecs". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. 
  2. ^ "State Defeats Redlands, 32-0; Mott, Johnson Feature With Long Dashes". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. October 9, 1927. 
  3. ^ Charles Savage (October 16, 1927). "Caltech Upsets State College For First Time, 17-13; Second Half Rally Gives Visitors Game". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. 
  4. ^ Charles Savage (October 30, 1927). "Pomona Takes Desperate Struggle From State College; Sagehens Come From Behind To Nose Out Aztecs, 18-12; Interception Turns Tables". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. 
  5. ^ Charles Savage (November 6, 1927). "Whittier Trounces State College, 25 to 7; Poet Eleven Wins Game in Final Period". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. 
  6. ^ "Aztecs Beat Road Runners in Final Minute; Johnson Saves Day With Dash of 65 Yards". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. November 13, 1927. 
  7. ^ Charles Savage (November 25, 1927). "Aztecs Wind Up Season With Victory Over La Verne; Touchdowns By Paul Mott, Johnson, G. Fox and Hansen Give Staters Game, 39 to 6". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. 
  8. ^ "San Diego State Yearly Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved January 16, 2017. 
  9. ^ "San Diego State 2016 Football Media Guide". Retrieved December 7, 2016.