1928 San Jose State Spartans football team

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1928 San Jose State Spartans football
CCC co-champion
CCC Championship Game,
T 21–21 vs. San Mateo Junior College
Conference California Coast Conference
1928 record 6–2–1 (6–2 CCC)
Head coach E.R. Knollin (5th season)
Home stadium Spartan Field
Seasons
← 1927
1929 →
1928 California Coast Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
San Mateo JC + 5 0 0          
San Jose State + 6 2 0     6 2 1
Modesto JC 4 2 1     5 3 1
Sacramento JC 3 2 0          
Santa Barbara State 2 2 0     4 5 0
Santa Rosa JC 2 4 0          
Cal Poly 1 3 1     3 4 2
Chico State 1 4 0     2 6 0
Marin JC 0 5 0          
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1928 San Jose State Spartans football team represented State Teachers College at San Jose[note 1] during the 1928 college football season.

San Jose State competed in the last year of the California Coast Conference (CCC), they had been a member since 1922, and would move to the Far Western Conference (FWC) in 1929. The team was led by fifth-year head coach E.R. Knollin, and they played home games at Spartan Field in San Jose, California, the team finished the season with a record of six wins, two losses and one tie (6–2–1, 6–2 CCC). The Spartans outscored their opponents 123–64 for the season.

The CCC championship game was a rematch of the Spartans earlier loss vs. San Mateo Junior College. In the rematch, San Jose State tied San Mateo 21–21.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 6[note 2] Sacramento Junior College[note 3] Mission Field • Santa Clara, California W 6–0[1]  
October 13 San Mateo Junior College[note 4] Spartan Field • San Jose, California L 14–24  
October 20 at Cal Poly[note 5] San Luis Obispo, California W 6–0  
October 27 Chico State[note 6] Spartan Field • San Jose, California W 6–0[2]  
November 3 Marin Junior College[note 7] Spartan Field • San Jose, California W 26–0  
November 17 Santa Barbara State[note 8] Spartan Field • San Jose, California W 6–0[3]  
November 23 at Santa Rosa Junior College Santa Rosa, California W 32–6  
November 29 Modesto Junior College Spartan Field • San Jose, California L 6–13  
December 12 San Mateo Junior College* Spartan Field • San Jose, California T 21–21[4]  
*Non-conference game.

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ San Jose State University was known as State Teachers College at San Jose from 1921 to 1934.
  2. ^ This game is missing from the 2016 San Jose State Media Guide.
  3. ^ Sacramento City College was known as Sacramento Junior College from 1916 to 1936.
  4. ^ College of San Mateo was known as San Mateo Junior College from 1922 to 1954.
  5. ^ California Polytechnic State University was known as California Polytechnic School from 1901 to 1946.
  6. ^ California State University, Chico (Chico State) was known as Chico State Teachers College from 1921 to 1934.
  7. ^ College of Marin was known as Marin Junior College from 1926 to 1946.
  8. ^ University of California, Santa Barbara was known as Santa Barbara State College from 1921 to 1943.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "San Jose Defeats Sacramento, 6 to 0". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. October 7, 1928. p. I.a-4. Retrieved April 11, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  2. ^ "Football Results". Modesto News-Herald. Modesto, California. October 29, 1928. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com. 
  3. ^ "San Jose Whips Santa Barbara by 6-0 Score". Oakland Tribune. Oakland, California. November 18, 1928. p. I.a-5. Retrieved April 11, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  4. ^ "San Mateo Will Play San Jose in Title Game". Modesto News-Herald. Modesto, California. December 5, 1928. p. 19. Retrieved April 10, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ "San Jose State 2016 Football Media Guide". Retrieved December 16, 2016. 
  6. ^ "1928 San Jose St. Spartans". Archived from the original on November 30, 2015. Retrieved December 16, 2016.