1931 San Francisco State Golden Gaters football team

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1931 San Francisco State Golden Gaters football
Conference Independent
1931 record 2–3–3
Head coach Dave Cox (1st season)
Home stadium Ewing Field
Seasons
1932 →

The 1931 San Francisco State Golden Gaters football team represented San Francisco State Teachers College[note 1] during the 1931 college football season. This was the first season for football at San Francisco State.

Although the "Gator" was voted to be the mascot for the team in 1931, local newspaper articles called the team the "Golden Gaters", the team was led by head coach Dave Cox. They played home games at Ewing Field in San Francisco, California. San Francisco State finished with a record of two wins, three losses and three ties (2–3–3), for the season the team outscored its opponents 50–35.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 1 Lowell HS* Ewing Field • San Francisco, CA T 0–0[1]  
September 12 at Marin Junior College[note 2]* Kentfield, CA L 0–6[2]  
September 17 at Galileo HS* Galileo Field • San Francisco, CA L 6–13  
September 26 at Stanford Frosh* Stanford Stadium • Palo Alto, CA T 0–0[3]  
October 9 Continuation HS* Ewing Field • San Francisco, CA W 25–0[4]  
October 16 Berkeley HS* Ewing Field • San Francisco, CA L 0–2[5]  
October 24 at Humboldt State* Albee Stadium • Eureka, CA T 7–7[6]  
October 31 Salinas JC[note 3]* Ewing Field • San Francisco, CA W 12–7[7]  
*Non-conference game.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ San Francisco State University was known as San Francisco State Teachers College from 1921–1934. See: San Francisco State
  2. ^ College of Marin was known as Marin Junior College from 1926–1946. See: College of Marin
  3. ^ Hartnell College was known as Salinas Junior College from 1921–1947. See: Hartnell College

References[edit]

  1. ^ "S.F. Teachers in Tie With Lowell". San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco, California). September 2, 1931. p. Sporting Green Page 1. 
  2. ^ "Marin J.C. Opens With 6-0 Victory". The Times (San Mateo, California). September 14, 1931. p. 6. Retrieved July 20, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  3. ^ "Indian Frosh Cripples May Return to Line-Up". The Los Angeles Times. October 22, 1931. Retrieved July 20, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  4. ^ "Alameda Overthrows Mission, 6-0; Upsets Mark Bay District Prep Games". San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco, California). October 10, 1931. p. H4. 
  5. ^ "Berkeley High in 2-0 Victory". Oakland Tribune (Oakland, California). October 17, 1931. p. 11. Retrieved July 20, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  6. ^ "College Gridders Warming Up For Humboldt Contest". The Press Democrat (Santa Rosa, California). November 4, 1931. p. 4. Retrieved July 20, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  7. ^ "S.F. State Teachers Beats Salinas J.C.". San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco, California). November 1, 1931. p. 4H.