1953 Pacific Tigers football team

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1953 Pacific Tigers football
Conference Independent
1953 record 4–4–2
Head coach Jack Myers (1st season)
Home stadium Pacific Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1952
1954 →

The 1953 Pacific Tigers football team represented the College of the Pacific[note 1] during the 1953 college football season.

Pacific competed as an independent in 1953. They played home games in Pacific Memorial Stadium[note 2] in Stockton, California. In their first season under head coach Jack Myers, the Tigers finished with a record of four wins, four losses and two ties (4–4–2). For the season they outscored their opponents 191–172.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 19 at Stanford Stanford StadiumStanford, California W 25–20  
September 26 Washington State Pacific Memorial StadiumStockton, California L 20–26   23,203
October 3 Tulsa Pacific Memorial Stadium • Stockton, California L 13–22  
October 10 Hawaii Pacific Memorial Stadium • Stockton, California W 26–8  
October 17 at Texas Tech Clifford B. and Audrey Jones StadiumLubbock, Texas L 7–34   12,000
October 24 at Marquette Marquette Stadium • Milwaukee, Wisconsin T 20–20  
November 7 at San Jose State[note 3] Spartan StadiumSan Jose, California L 6–7  
November 14 at Idaho Neale StadiumMoscow, Idaho W 33–0  
November 21 Fresno State[note 4] Pacific Memorial Stadium • Stockton, California T 21–21  
November 26 Utah State[note 5] Pacific Memorial Stadium • Stockton, California W 20–14  
#Rankings from 1953 AP Poll.

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Team players in the NFL[edit]

No College of the Pacific players were selected in the 1954 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. ^ San Jose State University was known as San Jose State College from 1935 to 1971.
  4. ^ California State University, Fresno was known as Fresno State College from 1949 to 1971.
  5. ^ Utah State University was known as Utah State Agricultural College from 1929 to 1957.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1953 - Pacific (CA)". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved January 30, 2017. 
  2. ^ "1954 NFL Draft". Retrieved December 7, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Pacific Players/Alumni". Retrieved January 30, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Draft History: U. of Pacific". Retrieved March 18, 2017.