1928 Fresno State Bulldogs football team

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1928 Fresno State Bulldogs football
Fresno State wordmark.png
Conference Far Western Conference
1928 record 2–5–1 (0–3–1 FWC)
Head coach Arthur Jones (8th season)
Home stadium Fresno State College Stadium
Seasons
← 1927
1929 →
1928 Far Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Saint Mary's (CA) $ 2 0 0     5 4 0
Northern Branch 3 1 0     6 3 0
Saint Ignatius 3 1 0     4 4 0
Pacific (CA) 2 1 0     5 2 0
Fresno State 0 3 1     2 5 1
Nevada 0 4 1     0 7 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1928 Fresno State Bulldogs football team represented Fresno State Normal School[note 1] during the 1928 college football season.

Fresno State competed in the Far Western Conference (FWC).[note 2] The 1928 team was led by head coach Arthur Jones in his eighth (and last) year at the helm. They played home games at Fresno State College Stadium[note 3] on the campus of Fresno City College in Fresno, California. They finished with a record of two wins, five losses and one tie (2–5–1, 0–3–1 FWC). The Bulldogs were outscored by their opponents 56–288 for the season and were shut out in five of the eight games.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 29 Cal Poly[note 4]* Fresno State College StadiumFresno, California W 37–0  
October 6 Santa Barbara State[note 5]* Fresno State College Stadium • Fresno, California W 7–0  
October 13 at Saint Ignatius[note 6] Kezar StadiumSan Francisco L 0–19  
October 27 at Stanford* Stanford StadiumStanford, California L 0–47  
November 3 at Pacific (CA)[note 7] C.O.P. Field • Stockton, California L 0–13[1]  
November 10 Nevada Fresno State College Stadium • Fresno, California T 12–12[2]  
November 23 at Santa Clara* Mission Field • Santa Clara, California L 0–83[3]  
November 29 Northern Branch[note 8] Fresno State College Stadium • Fresno, California L 0–13  
*Non-conference game.

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ California State University, Fresno (Fresno State) was known as Fresno State Normal School from 1911 to 1948.
  2. ^ The Northern California Athletic Conference (NCAC) was known as the Far Western Conference (FWC) from its founding in 1925 to 1982.
  3. ^ Ratcliffe Stadium was known as Fresno State College Stadium from 1926 to 1940.
  4. ^ California Polytechnic State University was known as California Polytechnic School from 1901 to 1946.
  5. ^ University of California, Santa Barbara was known as Santa Barbara State College from 1921 to 1943.
  6. ^ University of San Francisco was known as Saint Ignatius College from 1919 to 1929.
  7. ^ University of the Pacific (UOP) was known as College of the Pacific from 1911 to 1961.
  8. ^ University of California, Davis was known as Northern Branch of the College of Agriculture from 1922 to 1959. In common usage, the sports teams were called the "Cal Aggies" from 1924 until the mid 1970s.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pacific Wins Over Fresno State". The Los Angeles Times. November 4, 1928. p. I-5. Retrieved March 8, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  2. ^ "Fresno State Ties Nevada". The Los Angeles Times. November 11, 1928. p. I-5. Retrieved March 8, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  3. ^ "Broncs Humble Fresno Teachers, Winning 83-0". Modesto News-Herald (Modesto, California). November 24, 1928. p. 10. Retrieved March 8, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  4. ^ "Fresno State 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved December 8, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Fresno State Yearly Results". Retrieved January 7, 2017.