1931 San Diego State Aztecs football team

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1931 San Diego State Aztecs football
Conference Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
1931 record 5–3–2 (2–2–1 SCIAC)
Head coach Walter Herreid (2nd season)
Home stadium Navy "Sports" Field
Seasons
← 1930
1932 →
1931 SCIAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Caltech $ 5 1 0     6 2 1
Whittier 4 1 0     6 3 0
Occidental 3 2 0     3 4 1
Redlands 3 3 1     4 3 1
San Diego State 2 2 1     5 3 2
Pomona 2 3 0     2 6 0
La Verne 1 3 0     4 3 1
Santa Barbara State 0 5 0     1 5 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1931 San Diego State Aztecs football team represented San Diego State Teachers College[note 1] during the 1931 NCAA football season.

San Diego State competed in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC). The 1931 San Diego State team was led by head coach Walter Herreid in his second season with the Aztecs. They played home games at Navy "Sports" Field.[note 2] The Aztecs finished the season with five wins, three losses and two ties (5–3–2, 2–2–1 SCIAC). Overall, the team outscored its opponents 71–45 points for the season. This included shutting out their opponents six times and being shut out three times.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 19 San Diego State Alumni* Navy "Sports" Field • San Diego, CA T 0–0  
September 25 at Arizona* Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ W 8–0   [1]
October 2 California Christian[note 3]* Navy "Sports" Field • San Diego, CA W 27–0   [2]
October 9 at Occidental Rose BowlPasadena, CA L 2–13   [3]
October 16 Redlands Navy "Sports" Field • San Diego, CA T 6–6   [4]
October 23 at Whittier Hadley Field • Whittier, CA W 7–0   [5]
October 31 Pomona[note 4] Navy "Sports" Field • San Diego, CA W 6–0   [6]
November 11 San Diego Marines (MCRD)[7][note 5]* Navy "Sports" Field • San Diego, CA L 0–13   [8]
November 26 Caltech Navy "Sports" Field • San Diego, CA L 0–13   [9]
December 5 at Fresno State[note 6]* Fresno State College Stadium[note 7]Fresno, CA (Rivalry) W 15–0   2,000[10][11]
*Non-conference game.

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ San Diego State University was known as San Diego State Teachers College from 1924 to 1934.
  2. ^ Navy "Sports" Field was the original name of what became Lane Field in downtown San Diego. It was converted to a baseball-only configuration in 1936.
  3. ^ Chapman University was known as California Christian College from 1920 to 1933.
  4. ^ What is now known as the Pomona-Pitzer football team played using just the Pomona College name from 1893 to 1949. Pitzer College did not exist until 1963.
  5. ^ The Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) in San Diego fielded a team that played against colleges and other military teams from 1922 to 1964.
  6. ^ California State University, Fresno (Fresno State) was known as Fresno State Normal School from 1911 to 1948.
  7. ^ Ratcliffe Stadium was known as Fresno State College Stadium from 1926 to 1940.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "State College Eleven Trounces Arizona U. By 8-0 Score; Aztecs Upset Dope To Take Easy Verdict". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. September 26, 1931. p. 8. 
  2. ^ Ted Steinmann (October 3, 1931). "San Diego State Trounces California Christian, 27 to 0; Aztecs Take Initial Home Contest Easily". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. p. 4. 
  3. ^ "Occidental Defeats State College Eleven by 13-2 Score; Tiger Defense Stops Aztecs". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. October 10, 1931. p. P-3 S-2. 
  4. ^ Kenwood Bojens (October 17, 1931). "State College and Redlands Battle to 6-6 Tie; Last Period Aerial Attack of Bulldogs Deadlocks Encounter". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. p. P-3 S-2. 
  5. ^ "State College Defeats Whittier Eleven By 7-0 Score; Aztecs March 80 Yards For Only Points". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. October 24, 1931. p. 4. 
  6. ^ "State College Beats Pomona Eleven 6 to 0". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. November 1, 1931. p. 1. 
  7. ^ "Military Glory: Service Teams, in Their Heyday, Won Championships, Thrilled the Fans". Retrieved January 5, 2017. 
  8. ^ "Marine Base Team Defeats State College Gridders in Armistice Day Feature; Devil Dogs Triumph Over Aztecs, 13 to 0; Outplay Collegians". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. November 12, 1931. p. P-3 S-2. 
  9. ^ Kenwood Bojens (November 27, 1931). "Victory Over Aztecs Gives Caltech Team Championship; Engineers Tally Twice In Last Half to Hang Up 13 to 0 Decision". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. p. P-3 S-2. 
  10. ^ "Fresno State 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved December 8, 2016. 
  11. ^ Kenwood Bojens (December 6, 1931). "State Eleven Beats Fresno College". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. 
  12. ^ "San Diego State Yearly Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved January 16, 2017. 
  13. ^ "San Diego State 2016 Football Media Guide". Retrieved December 7, 2016.