1946 Santa Barbara Gauchos football team
|1946 Santa Barbara Gauchos football|
|Conference||California Collegiate Athletic Association|
|1946 record||2–6 (1–4 CCAA)|
|Head coach||Stan Williamson (2nd season)|
La Playa Stadium|
|1946 California Collegiate Athletic Association football standings|
|San Jose State $||4||–||0||–||0||9||–||1||–||1|
|San Diego State||2||–||3||–||0||6||–||4||–||0|
Rankings from AP Poll
Santa Barbara competed in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA). This was the first year of competition for Santa Barbara after a five-year hiatus for World War II. The team was led by second-year head coach Stan Williamson and played home games at La Playa Stadium in Santa Barbara, California. The Gauchos finished the season with a record of two wins and six losses (2–6, 1–4 CCAA).
|September 28||Cal Poly[note 2]||La Playa Stadium • Santa Barbara, CA||W 19–6|
|October 5||Loyola (CA)[note 3]*||La Playa Stadium • Santa Barbara, CA||L 0–6|
|October 11||at Pacific (CA)[note 4]||Baxter Stadium • Stockton, CA||L 0–21|
|October 19||Fresno State[note 5]||La Playa Stadium • Santa Barbara, CA||L 13–20|
|November 1||San Jose State[note 6]||La Playa Stadium • Santa Barbara, CA||L 0–20|
|November 9||at Nevada*||Mackay Stadium[note 7] • Reno, NV||L 13–48|
|November 15||Cal Aggies[note 8]*||La Playa Stadium • Santa Barbara, CA||W 14–7|
|November 23||San Diego State[note 9]||La Playa Stadium • Santa Barbara, CA||L 7–9|
Team players in the NFL
- University of California, Santa Barbara was known as Santa Barbara College of the University of California from 1944 to 1957.
- California Polytechnic State University was known as California Polytechnic School from 1901 to 1946.
- Loyola Marymount University was known as Loyola University of Los Angeles from 1930 to 1973.
- University of the Pacific (UOP) was known as College of the Pacific from 1911 to 1961.
- California State University, Fresno (Fresno State) was known as Fresno State Normal School from 1911 to 1948
- San Jose State University was known as San Jose State College from 1935 to 1971.
- 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.
- 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.
- San Diego State University was known as San Diego State College from 1935 to 1971.