1928 Saint Mary's Gaels football team

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1928 Saint Mary's Gaels football
Far Western champion
ConferenceFar Western Conference
1928 record5–4 (2–0 FWC)
Head coachSlip Madigan (8th season)
Home stadiumKezar 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
Cal Aggies 3 1 0     6 3 0
St. 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 Saint Mary's Gaels football team was an American football team that represented Saint Mary's College of California during the 1928 college football season. In their eighth season under head coach Slip Madigan, the Gaels compiled a 5–4 record, won the Northern California Athletic Conference championship, and outscored opponents by a combined total of 105 to 59.[1] End Malcolm Franklan was selected by both the Associated Press and the United Press as a first-team member of the 1928 All-Pacific Coast football team.[2][3]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 30West Coast ArmyW 12–0
October 6at CaliforniaL 0–7
October 13at USCL 6–1940,000
October 21Young Men's InstituteMoraga, CAW 25–0
October 27at NevadaW 38–0
November 4St. Ignatius
  • Kezar Stadium
  • San Francisco
W 13–0
November 12at GonzagaL 7–20[4]
November 18Olympic Club
  • Kezar Stadium
  • San Francisco
L 0–6
December 1Santa Clara
  • Kezar Stadium
  • San Francisco
W 20–720,000[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Saint Mary's Yearly Results (1925-1929)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved December 9, 2015.
  2. ^ "California Places Three Pacific Stars". The Decatur Review. December 4, 1928. p. 16.
  3. ^ "Experts Pick All-Coast Eleven". Oakland Tribune. December 5, 1928. p. 26.
  4. ^ "Gonzaga Defeats St. Marys, 20-7: Gaels Fail When Near Touchdown; Moragans Twice Halted Under Goal Posts; Northerners Display Surprising Offensive". San Francisco Examiner. November 13, 1928. p. 31 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "St. Mary's Football Team Rides Santa Clara Bronco for 20 to 7 Victory on Gridiron". Los Angeles Times. November 30, 1928. p. III-4.