1947 Santa Barbara Gauchos football team

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1947 Santa Barbara Gauchos football
Conference California Collegiate Athletic Association
1947 record 4–3–1 (1–3–1 CCAA)
Head coach Stan Williamson (3rd season)
Home stadium La Playa Stadium
(Capacity: 10,000)
Seasons
← 1946
1948 →
1947 California Collegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Pacific $ 5 0 0     10 1 0
San Jose State 3 2 0     9 3 0
Fresno State 2 1 2     3 6 2
San Diego State 2 2 1     7 3 1
Santa Barbara 1 3 1     4 3 1
Cal Poly 0 5 0     1 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1947 UC Santa Barbara Gauchos football team represented Santa Barbara College[note 1] during the 1947 college football season.

Santa Barbara competed in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA). The team was led by third-year head coach Stan Williamson and played home games at La Playa Stadium in Santa Barbara, California, they finished the season with a record of four wins, three losses and one tie (4–3–1, 1–3–1 CCAA).

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
October 3 Pomona[note 2]* La Playa Stadium • Santa Barbara, California W 26–13  
October 10 Occidental* La Playa Stadium • Santa Barbara, California W 17–14  
October 17 at San Jose State[note 3] Spartan StadiumSan Jose, California L 0–39  
October 25 Cal Aggies[note 4] A Street field • Davis, California W 26–14   [1]
November 1 Cal Poly[note 5]* La Playa Stadium • Santa Barbara, California W 53–14  
November 7 Pacific (CA)[note 6]* La Playa Stadium • Santa Barbara, California L 19–44  
November 15 Fresno State[note 7] La Playa Stadium • Santa Barbara, California T 7–7  
November 29 at San Diego State[note 8] Balboa StadiumSan Diego L 0–19   10,000[2][3]
*Non-conference game.

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Team players in the NFL[edit]

No Santa Barbara Gaucho players were selected in the 1948 NFL Draft.[5][6][7]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ University of California, Santa Barbara was known as Santa Barbara College of the University of California from 1944 to 1957.
  2. ^ What is now known as the Pomona-Pitzer football team played using just the Pomona College name from 1893 to 1949. Pitzer College did not exist until 1963.
  3. ^ San Jose State University was known as San Jose State College from 1935 to 1971.
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ The official name of Cal Poly has been California Polytechnic State University since 1947. However, it is more commonly known as either Cal Poly San Luis Obispo or just Cal Poly.
  6. ^ University of the Pacific (UOP) was known as College of the Pacific from 1911 to 1961.
  7. ^ California State University, Fresno (Fresno State) was known as Fresno State Normal School from 1911 to 1948
  8. ^ San Diego State University was known as San Diego State College from 1935 to 1971.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cathcart Sparks Gaucho Triumph". Nevada State Journal. Reno, Nevada. October 26, 1947. p. 8. Retrieved March 13, 2018 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  2. ^ "Aztecs, Gauchos In 0-0 Deadlock". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. November 30, 1947. p. 3-B. 
  3. ^ "Saturday's Late Sports". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. December 1, 1947. p. 4-B. 
  4. ^ "1947 - California-Santa Barbara". Retrieved February 1, 2017. 
  5. ^ "1948 NFL Draft". Retrieved February 2, 2017. 
  6. ^ "California-Santa Barbara Players/Alumni". Retrieved February 2, 2017. 
  7. ^ "Draft History: California-Santa Barbara". Retrieved March 18, 2017.