1929 San Jose State Spartans football team

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1929 San Jose State Spartans football
Conference Far Western Conference
1929 record 3–3–1 (2–1–1 FWC)
Head coach Mush Crawford (1st season)
Home stadium Spartan Field
Seasons
← 1928
1930 →
1929 Far Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Northern Branch $ 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 San Jose State Spartans football team represented State Teachers College at San Jose[note 1] during the 1929 college football season.

San Jose State competed in the Far Western Conference (FWC)[note 2] for the first time in 1929. They had previously been a member of the California Coast Conference (CCC) from 1922 to 1928. The team was led by first-year head coach Mush Crawford, and they played home games at Spartan Field in San Jose, California. The team finished the season with a record of three wins, three losses and one tie (3–3–1, 2–1–1 FWC). The Spartans outscored their opponents 104–78 for the season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 12 Northern Branch[note 3] Spartan Field • San Jose, California L 0–13  
October 19 at Sacramento Junior College[note 4]* Sacramento, California L 6–20  
October 26 Pacific (CA)[note 5] Spartan Field • San Jose, California T 6–6  
November 2 at Stanford JV* Stanford, California L 6–25  
November 11 at Chico State[note 6] College Field • Chico, California W 6–0[1]  
November 16 at Fresno State[note 7] Fresno State College Stadium[note 8]Fresno, California W 26–14  
November 22 Cal Poly[note 9]* Spartan Field • San Jose, California W 54–0  
*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. ^ The Northern California Athletic Conference (NCAC) was known as the Far Western Conference (FWC) from its founding in 1925 to 1982.
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ Sacramento City College was known as Sacramento Junior College from 1916 to 1936.
  5. ^ University of the Pacific (UOP) was known as College of the Pacific from 1911 to 1961.
  6. ^ California State University, Chico (Chico State) was known as Chico State Teachers College from 1921 to 1934.
  7. ^ California State University, Fresno (Fresno State) was known as Fresno State Normal School from 1911 to 1948.
  8. ^ Ratcliffe Stadium was known as Fresno State College Stadium from 1926 to 1940.
  9. ^ California Polytechnic State University was known as California Polytechnic School from 1901 to 1946.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football Results". Santa Cruz Evening News (Santa Cruz, California). November 12, 1929. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  2. ^ "San Jose State 2016 Football Media Guide". Retrieved December 16, 2016. 
  3. ^ "1929 San Jose St. Spartans". Archived from the original on November 30, 2015. Retrieved December 16, 2016. 
  4. ^ "San Jose State Yearly Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved March 4, 2017.