1937 Pacific Tigers football team

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1937 Pacific Tigers football
Conference Far Western Conference
1937 record 3–5–2 (3–1 FWC)
Head coach Amos Alonzo Stagg (5th season)
Home stadium Baxter Stadium
Seasons
← 1936
1938 →
1937 Far Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Fresno State $ 4 0 0     8 1 1
Pacific (CA) 3 1 0     3 5 2
Cal Aggies 2 2 0     4 4 0
Nevada 1 3 0     2 6 0
Chico State 0 4 0     0 6 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1937 Pacific Tigers football team represented the College of the Pacific (COP)[note 1] during the 1937 college football season.

COP competed in the Far Western Conference (FWC)[note 2]. The team was led by head coach Amos Alonzo Stagg, and played home games at Baxter Stadium in Stockton, California. This was Stagg's 48th year as a head coach and his fifth at College of the Pacific. The Tigers finished with three wins, five losses and two ties (3–5–2, 3–1 FWC). Overall, the Tigers were outscored by their opponents 58–122 for the season.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 25 at USC* Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles L 0–40   35,000
October 1 San Jose State[note 3]* Baxter Stadium • Stockton, California L 7–12  
October 8 Chico State[note 4] Baxter Stadium • Stockton, California W 13–0[2]  
October 16 at California* California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, California L 0–20  
October 23 at Nevada Mackay Stadium [note 5]Reno, Nevada W 7–3  
October 30 Saint Mary's (CA)*dagger Baxter Stadium • Stockton, California T 0–0[3]  
November 5 California JV* Baxter Stadium • Stockton, California L 4–7  
November 13 at Cal Aggies[note 6] Davis, California W 13–6  
November 25 at Fresno State[note 7] Fresno State College Stadium[note 8]Fresno, California L 0–20[4]   10,053
December 4 at San Diego Marines[note 9]* Balboa Stadium ? • San Diego T 14–14  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

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Team players in the NFL[edit]

No College of the Pacific players were selected in the 1938 NFL Draft.[6][7][8]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ University of the Pacific (UOP) was known as College of the Pacific from 1911 to 1961.
  2. ^ The Northern California Athletic Conference (NCAC) was known as the Far Western Conference (FWC) from its founding in 1925 to 1982.
  3. ^ San Jose State University was known as San Jose State College from 1935 to 1971.
  4. ^ California State University, Chico was known as Chico State College from 1935 to 1971.
  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. ^ 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.
  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. ^ The Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) in San Diego fielded a team that played against colleges and other military teams from 1922 to 1964.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joe Marvin. "Stagg at Pacific: PART II - 1937-1939" (PDF). Retrieved April 3, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Pacific Rides Over Chico, 13-0". The Fresno Bee. Fresno, California. October 9, 1937. p. 10. Retrieved November 12, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  3. ^ "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
  4. ^ "Fresno State 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved December 8, 2016. 
  5. ^ "1937 - Pacific (CA)". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved January 30, 2017. 
  6. ^ "1938 NFL Draft". Retrieved December 7, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Pacific Players/Alumni". Retrieved January 30, 2017. 
  8. ^ "Draft History: U. of Pacific". Retrieved March 18, 2017.