1952 Los Angeles State Diablos football team

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1952 Los Angeles State Diablos football
Conference California Collegiate Athletic Association
1952 record 4–4 (1–3 CCAA)
Head coach Leonard (Bud) Adams (2nd season)
Home stadium Los Angeles State Field
Seasons
← 1951
1953 →
1952 California Collegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Cal Poly $ 4 0 0     7 3 0
Santa Barbara 3 1 0     8 2 0
San Diego State 2 2 0     4 5 0
Los Angeles State 1 3 0     4 4 0
Pepperdine 0 4 0     2 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1952 Los Angeles State Diablos football team represented Los Angeles State [note 1] during the 1952 college football season.

Los Angeles State competed in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA). This was the second year of intercollegiate play for Los Angeles State, and the team was again led by head coach Leonard (Bud) Adams. The Diablos played home games at Los Angeles State Field. They finished the season with a record of four wins and four losses (4–4, 1–3 CCAA).

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site Result Attendance
October 3 8:00 PM Point Mugu Navy* Los Angeles State Field • Los Angeles W 27–0  
October 11 at Redlands* Redlands Stadium[note 2]Redlands, California L 6–20  
October 17 Santa Barbara [note 3] Los Angeles State Field • Los Angeles L 20–21  
October 25 8:00 PM at San Diego State [note 4] Aztec BowlSan Diego L 26–41   5,000[1]
October 31 8:00 PM Pomona-Claremont [note 5]* Los Angeles State Field • Los Angeles W 35–19  
November 8 8:00 PM at Cal Poly [note 6] Mustang StadiumSan Luis Obispo, California L 7–32  
November 14 La Verne* Los Angeles State Field • Los Angeles W 12–7  
November 21 8:00 PM at Pepperdine El Camino Stadium • Torrance, California ("Old Shoe" Rivalry) W 13–0   3,500
*Non-conference game.

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Team players in the NFL[edit]

No Los Angeles State players were selected in the 1953 NFL Draft.[3][4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) was known as Los Angeles State College of Applied Arts and Sciences from 1947 to 1963.
  2. ^ This stadium is the predecessor to the current Ted Runner Stadium on the University of Redlands campus, which was opened for the 1968 season
  3. ^ University of California, Santa Barbara was known as Santa Barbara College of the University of California from 1944 to 1958.
  4. ^ San Diego State University was known as San Diego State College from 1935 to 1971.
  5. ^ What is now known as the Pomona-Pitzer football team was known as Pomona-Claremont from 1950 to 1961. Pitzer College did not exist until 1963.
  6. ^ 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Howard Hagen (October 26, 1952). "Aztecs Overcome L.A. State, 41 To 26". The San Diego Union. p. B-2. 
  2. ^ "1952 - Cal St.-Los Angeles". Retrieved January 19, 2017. 
  3. ^ "1953 NFL Draft". Retrieved January 19, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Los Angeles St. Players/Alumni". Retrieved January 19, 2017.