1946 UCLA Bruins football team

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1946 UCLA Bruins football
PCC champion
Rose Bowl, L 14–45 vs. Illinois
Conference Pacific Coast Conference
Ranking
AP No. 4
1946 record 10–1 (7–0 PCC)
Head coach Bert LaBrucherie (2nd season)
Home stadium Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Seasons
← 1945
1947 →
1946 PCC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 4 UCLA $ 7 0 0     10 1 0
Oregon State 6 1 1     7 1 1
USC 5 2 0     6 4 0
Washington 5 3 0     5 4 0
Stanford 3 3 1     6 3 1
Oregon 3 4 1     4 4 1
Montana 1 3 0     4 4 0
Washington State 1 5 1     1 6 1
California 1 6 0     2 7 0
Idaho 0 5 0     1 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1946 UCLA Bruins football team was an American football team that represented the University of California, Los Angeles during the 1946 college football season. In their second year under head coach Bert LaBrucherie, the Bruins compiled a 10–1 record (7–0 conference), finished in first place in the Pacific Coast Conference, and lost to Illinois in the 1947 Rose Bowl.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 28 Oregon State Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA W 50-7   40,203
October 5 at Washington Husky StadiumSeattle, WA W 39-13   41,000
October 12 No. 17 Stanford No. 5 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 26-6   89,131
October 19 at California No. 4 California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA (Rivalry) W 13-6   65,000[2]
October 26 Santa Clara* No. 5 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 33-7   36,000[3]
November 1 Saint Mary's* No. 4 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 46-20   92,962
November 9 at Oregon No. 4 Hayward FieldEugene, OR W 14-0   30,000[4]
November 16 Montana No. 4 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 61-7   23,000[5]
November 23 No. 10 USC No. 4 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA (Victory Bell) W 13-6   93,714
November 30 Nebraska* No. 4 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 18-0   52,558
January 1 vs. Illinois* No. 4 Rose BowlPasadena, CA (Rose Bowl) L 14-45   93,083
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Pacific Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1946 UCLA Bruins Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 17, 2015.
  2. ^ "Bruins Squeeze Past Bears; Cal Rossi Hurt". Los Angeles Times. 20 October 1946.
  3. ^ "Unbeaten Bruins Whip Broncs". Los Angeles Times. 27 October 1946.
  4. ^ "Bruins Mush Through Slush to Beat Ducks". Los Angeles Times. 10 November 1946.
  5. ^ "U.C.L.A. Bops Grizzlies, 61-7". Los Angeles Times. 17 November 1946.
  6. ^ "2015 UCLA Bruins Football Media Guide Year-by-Year Results" (PDF). Retrieved December 15, 2016.