1929 Cal Aggies football team

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1929 Cal Aggies football
Far Western champion
Conference Far Western Conference
1929 record 6–2 (5–0 FWC)
Head coach Crip Toomey (2nd season)
Seasons
← 1928
1930 →
1929 Far Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Cal Aggies $ 5 0 0     6 2 0
Nevada 2 1 0     2 5 1
San Jose State 2 1 1     3 3 1
Pacific (CA) 1 3 1     3 4 1
Chico State 1 3 0     3 5 0
Fresno State 1 4 0     1 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1929 Cal Aggies football team represented the Northern Branch of the College of Agriculture[note 1] in the 1929 college football season.[1]The team was known as either the Cal Aggies or California Aggies, and competed in the Far Western Conference (FWC).[note 2]

The Aggies were led by second-year head coach Irv "Crip" Toomey, they played home games in Sacramento, California. The Aggies finished as champion of the FWC, with a record of six wins and two losses (6–2, 3–1 FWC), the Aggies outscored their opponents 116–25 for the 1929 season, with all of their victories coming via shutout.

Kermit Schmidt, who played for the Cal Aggies from 1926 to 1929,[2] later played in the National Football League (NFL) for the Boston Braves and Cincinnati Reds.[3] Schmidt was the first Cal Aggie to play in the NFL. Following Schmidt, no other Aggie played in the NFL until Tom Williams in 1970.[4]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 28 at Oregon State* Bell FieldCorvallis, OR L 0–19  
October 6 BYU* Sacramento, CA W 19–0[5]  
October 12 at San Jose State[note 3] Spartan Field • San Jose, CA W 13–0[6]  
October 19 at Pacific (CA)[note 4] Baxter Stadium • Stockton, CA W 20–0  
October 26 at Nevada Mackay Stadium[note 5]Reno, NV W 19–0  
November 2 at Loyola (CA)[note 6]* Rose BowlPasadena, CA L 0–6[7]  
November 11 Fresno State[note 7] Sacramento, CA W 22–0[8]  
November 28 at Chico State[note 8] unnamed field on campus • Chico, CA W 23–0[9]  
*Non-conference game.

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ University of California, Davis was known as Northern Branch of the College of Agriculture from 1922 to 1959.
  2. ^ The Northern California Athletic Conference (NCAC) was known as the Far Western Conference (FWC) from its founding in 1925 to 1982.
  3. ^ San Jose State University was known as State Teachers College at San Jose from 1921 to 1934.
  4. ^ University of the Pacific (UOP) was known as College of the Pacific from 1911 to 1961.
  5. ^ This stadium is the predecessor to the current Mackay Stadium, which was opened for the 1966 season."University of Nevada, Reno; Mackay Stadium". Retrieved January 4, 2017. 
  6. ^ Loyola Marymount University was known as Loyola College of Los Angeles from 1918 to 1929.
  7. ^ California State University, Fresno (Fresno State) was known as Fresno State Normal School from 1911 to 1948.
  8. ^ California State University, Chico (Chico State) was known as Chico State Teachers College from 1921 to 1934.

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://issuu.com/ucdavisaggies/docs/10fbguide/120
  2. ^ "2010 UC Davis Aggies Football Media Guide". UC Davis. p. 117. Retrieved February 28, 2018. 
  3. ^ "Kermit Schmidt". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 28, 2018. 
  4. ^ "California-Davis Players/Alumni". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 28, 2018. 
  5. ^ "Cougars Drop Coast Contest". The Ogden Standard-Examiner. Ogden, Utah. October 6, 1929. p. 14. Retrieved February 28, 2018 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  6. ^ "San Jose Teachers Lose to Cal. Aggies". Oakland Tribune. Oakland, California. October 13, 1929. p. 2-D. Retrieved February 28, 2018 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  7. ^ "Loyola Trims Cal. Aggies Score 6 To 0". Oakland Tribune. Oakland, California. November 2, 1929. p. 11. Retrieved February 28, 2018 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  8. ^ "Davis Gridders Have Easy Time With Teachers". Woodland Daily Democrat. Woodland, California. November 12, 1929. p. 4. Retrieved February 28, 2018 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  9. ^ "Mustangs End Football Season With 23-0 Win Over Chico State Team". Woodland Daily Democrat. Woodland, California. November 29, 1929. p. 4. Retrieved November 12, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  10. ^ "California – Davis Yearly Results". Retrieved March 4, 2017. 
  11. ^ "UC Davis Football 2015: Team Information Guide" (PDF). Retrieved April 22, 2017.