1937 Cal Poly Mustangs football team

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1937 Cal Poly Mustangs football
Conference Independent
1937 record 4–2–2
Head coach Howie O'Daniels (5th season)
Home stadium Mustang Stadium
(Capacity: 8,500)
Seasons
← 1936
1938 →

The 1937 Cal Poly Mustangs football team represented California Polytechnic School[note 1] during the 1937 college football season. Cal Poly was a two-year school until 1941, and competed as an independent from 1929 to 1945.

The team was led by fifth-year head coach Howie O'Daniels and played home games at Mustang Stadium in San Luis Obispo, California. They finished the season with a record of four wins, two losses, and two ties (4–2–2). Overall, the Mustangs outscored their opponents 82–34 for the season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 24 at Modesto Junior College Modesto, California T 0–0  
October 2 at Salinas Junior College[note 2] Salinas, California W 18–0  
October 15 at Humboldt State[note 3] Albee Stadium • Eureka, California L 0–14[1]   1,700
October 23 San Jose State Freshmen[note 4] Mustang StadiumSan Luis Obispo, California W 6–0  
October 30 San Francisco State[note 5] Mustang Stadium • San Luis Obispo, California W 33–0[2]  
November 5 at Santa Maria Junior College[note 6] Santa Maria, California L 12–13  
November 11 San Francisco Freshmen Mustang Stadium • San Luis Obispo, California T 0–0  
November 25 at Idaho State Spud Bowl • Pocatello, Idaho W 13–7  

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ California Polytechnic State University was known as California Polytechnic School from 1901 to 1946.
  2. ^ Hartnell College was known as Salinas Junior College from 1921 to 1947.
  3. ^ Humboldt State University was known as Humboldt State College from 1935 to 1971.
  4. ^ San Jose State University was known as San Jose State College from 1935 to 1971.
  5. ^ San Francisco State University was known as San Francisco State College from 1935 to 1971.
  6. ^ Allan Hancock College was known as Santa Maria Junior College from 1920 to 1957.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Erb Team Downs Cal Poly, 14 to 0". The Fresno Bee The Republican. Fresno, California. October 16, 1937. p. 4. Retrieved March 13, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.open access publication – free to read
  2. ^ "Football Results". Santa Cruz Evening News. Santa Cruz, California. November 1, 1937. p. 3. Retrieved July 22, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access publication – free to read
  3. ^ "Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo Yearly Results". Retrieved January 12, 2017.
  4. ^ "Cal Poly Football; 2016 Media Guide". Retrieved January 12, 2017.