1929 Fresno State Bulldogs football team

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1929 Fresno State Bulldogs football
Fresno State wordmark.png
Conference Far Western Conference
1929 record 1–7 (1–4 FWC)
Head coach Stanley Borleske (1st season)
Home stadium Fresno State College Stadium
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 Fresno State Bulldogs football team represented Fresno State Normal School[note 1] during the 1929 college football season.

Fresno State competed in the Far Western Conference (FWC).[note 2] The 1929 team was led by first-year head coach Stanley Borleske and 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 one win and seven losses (1–7, 1–4 FWC). The Bulldogs were outscored by their opponents 40–250 for the season and were shut out in six of the eight games.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 28 Loyola (CA)[note 4]* Fresno State College StadiumFresno, CA L 0–20  
October 5 at UCLA* UCLA Athletic Field • Westwood, CA L 6–56  
October 12 San Francisco Olympic Club (CA)* Fresno State College Stadium • Fresno, CA L 0–60  
October 19 at Nevada Mackay Stadium [note 5]Reno, NV L 0–48  
October 26 at Chico State[note 6] College Field • Chico, CA L 0–12[1]  
November 11 at Cal Aggies[note 7] Sacramento, CA L 0–22[2]  
November 16 San Jose State[note 8] Fresno State College Stadium • Fresno, CA (Rivalry) L 14–26  
November 28 Pacific (CA)[note 9] Fresno State College Stadium • Fresno, CA W 20–6  
*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. ^ Loyola Marymount University was known as Loyola College of Los Angeles from 1918 to 1929.
  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. ^ California State University, Chico (Chico State) was known as Chico State Teachers College from 1921 to 1934.
  7. ^ 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.
  8. ^ San Jose State University was known as State Teachers College at San Jose from 1921 to 1934.
  9. ^ University of the Pacific (UOP) was known as College of the Pacific from 1911 to 1961.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chico State Fresno State". Woodland Daily Democrat. Woodland, California. October 28, 1929. p. 4. Retrieved November 12, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  2. ^ "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
  3. ^ "Fresno State 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved December 8, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Fresno State Yearly Results". Retrieved January 7, 2017.