1937 San Diego State Aztecs football team

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1937 San Diego State Aztecs football
SCIAC champion
Conference Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
1937 record 7–1 (4–1 SCIAC)
Head coach Leo Calland (3rd season)
Home stadium Aztec Bowl
Seasons
← 1936
1938 →
1937 SCIAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
San Diego State $ 4 1 0     7 1 0
Santa Barbara State 3 1 1     5 2 2
Redlands 2 1 2     3 3 2
Whittier 2 2 1     2 6 2
Occidental 1 2 2     2 2 3
La Verne 0 5 0     0 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1937 San Diego State Aztecs football team represented San Diego State College[note 1] during the 1937 college football season.

San Diego State competed in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC). The 1937 San Diego State team was led by head coach Leo B. Calland in his third season with the Aztecs. They played home games at Aztec Bowl in San Diego, California. The Aztecs finished the season as champion of the SCIAC, with seven wins and one loss (7–1, 4–1 SCIAC). Overall, the team scored 90 points for the season while giving up only 16. That included shutting out their opponents in 6 of the 8 games. The only blemish on the season was a one-point loss to Redlands.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
October 2 Occidental Aztec BowlSan Diego W 3–0   4,000[1]
October 9 Whittier Aztec Bowl • San Diego W 6–0   5,000[2]
October 16 La Verne Aztec Bowl • San Diego W 26–0   [3]
October 23 New Mexico State* Aztec Bowl • San Diego W 20–0   7,500[4]
November 6 Redlandsdagger Aztec Bowl • San Diego L 9–10   4,500[5]
November 11 at San Diego Marines (MCRD)[6][note 2]* Balboa Stadium • San Diego W 6–0   9,000[7]
November 20 at Santa Barbara State[note 3] Peabody Stadium • Santa Barbara, California W 13–0   8,000[8]
November 25 at San Jose State* Spartan StadiumSan Jose, California W 7–6   8,000[9]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

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Team players in the NFL[edit]

No San Diego State players were selected in the 1938 NFL Draft.[12][13]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ San Diego State University was known as San Diego State College from 1935–1971. See: San Diego State
  2. ^ The Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) in San Diego fielded a team that played against colleges and other military teams from 1922–1964.
  3. ^ UC Santa Barbara was known as Santa Barbara State College from 1921–1943. See: UC Santa Barbara

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ted Steinmann (October 3, 1937). "Aztecs Defeat Oxy, 3-0". The San Diego Union. 
  2. ^ "Aztecs Continue Title March With 6 to 0 Win". The San Diego Union. October 10, 1937. 
  3. ^ "Aztecs Win 26-0". The San Diego Union. October 17, 1937. 
  4. ^ Ted Steinmann (October 24, 1937). "Aztecs Turn Back Aggies, 20 to 0". The San Diego Union. 
  5. ^ Ted Steinmann (November 7, 1937). "Redlands Upsets Staters, 10-9". The San Diego Union. 
  6. ^ "Military Glory: Service Teams, in Their Heyday, Won Championships, Thrilled the Fans". Retrieved January 5, 2017. 
  7. ^ Ken Bojens (November 12, 1937). "Staters Humble Marines, 6-0". The San Diego Union. p. s2. 
  8. ^ Ted Steinmann (November 21, 1937). "Aztecs Win 13-0; Keep League Title". The San Diego Union. 
  9. ^ Ted Steinmann (November 26, 1937). "S.D. State Gridders Whip San Jose, 7-6". The San Diego Union. 
  10. ^ "San Diego State Yearly Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved January 16, 2017. 
  11. ^ "San Diego State 2016 Football Media Guide". Retrieved December 7, 2016. 
  12. ^ "1938 NFL Draft". Retrieved December 7, 2016. 
  13. ^ "San Diego St. Players/Alumni". Retrieved December 8, 2016.