1952 Pacific Tigers football team

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1952 Pacific Tigers football
Conference Independent
1952 record 7–3–1
Head coach Ernie Jorge (2nd season)
Home stadium Pacific Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1951
1953 →

The 1952 Pacific Tigers football team represented the College of the Pacific[note 1] during the 1952 college football season. Pacific played home games in Pacific Memorial Stadium[note 2] in Stockton, California.

Pacific competed as an independent in 1952; in their second season under head coach Ernie Jorge, the Tigers finished the regular season with a record of six wins, three losses and one tie (6–3–1). At the end of the season, Pacific was invited to a New Years Day bowl game for the second consecutive year, on January 1, 1953 they played Mississippi Southern in the Sun Bowl, winning 26–7. That brought their record to seven wins, three losses and one tie (7–3–1), for the season they outscored their opponents 310–166.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 20 at No. 8 California California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, California L 13–34  
September 27 at Utah State[note 3] Romney Stadium[note 4]Logan, Utah W 34–7  
October 4 Texas Tech Pacific Memorial StadiumStockton, California W 42–21  
October 18 San Jose State[note 5] Pacific Memorial Stadium • Stockton, California L 21–26  
October 25 San Diego NTS[note 6] Pacific Memorial Stadium • Stockton, California L 7–25  
November 1 at Oregon Hayward FieldEugene, Oregon W 14–6  
November 8 at Santa Clara Mission Field • Santa Clara, California W 27–0  
November 15 Fresno State[note 7] Pacific Memorial Stadium • Stockton, California W 50–0  
November 29 Marquette Pacific Memorial Stadium • Stockton, California T 27–27  
December 5 at Hawaii Honolulu StadiumHonolulu, HI W 49–13  
January 1 at Mississippi Southern[note 8] Sun BowlEl Paso, Texas (Sun Bowl) W 26–7  
#Rankings from 1952 AP Poll.

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Team players in the NFL[edit]

No College of the Pacific players were selected in the 1953 NFL Draft.[2][3][4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ University of the Pacific (UOP) was known as College of the Pacific from 1911 to 1961.
  2. ^ Amos Alonzo Stagg Memorial Stadium was known as Pacific Memorial Stadium from its opening in 1950 through 1987.
  3. ^ Utah State University was known as Utah State Agricultural College from 1929 to 1957.
  4. ^ This stadium is the predecessor to the current Maverik Stadium (Romney Stadium) that has served as the home of the Aggies since 1968
  5. ^ San Jose State University was known as San Jose State College from 1935 to 1971.
  6. ^ The Naval Training Center San Diego (Naval Training Station) was a U.S. Navy facility from 1923 to 1997.
  7. ^ California State University, Fresno was known as Fresno State College from 1949 to 1971.
  8. ^ University of Southern Mississippi (Southern Miss) was known as Mississippi Southern College from 1940 to 1961.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1952 - Pacific (CA)". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved January 30, 2017. 
  2. ^ "1953 NFL Draft". Retrieved December 7, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Pacific Players/Alumni". Retrieved January 30, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Draft History: U. of Pacific". Retrieved March 18, 2017.