1955 Pacific Tigers football team

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1955 Pacific Tigers football
Conference Independent
1955 record 5–4
Head coach Jack Myers (3rd season)
Home stadium Pacific Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1954
1956 →

The 1955 Pacific Tigers football team represented the College of the Pacific[note 1] during the 1955 college football season.

Pacific competed as an independent in 1955, they played home games in Pacific Memorial Stadium[note 2] in Stockton, California. In their third season under head coach Jack Myers, the Tigers finished with a record of five wins and four losses (5–4), for the season they outscored their opponents 132–121.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 17 at Stanford Stanford StadiumStanford, California L 14–33  
September 24 at No. 19 Purdue Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, Indiana L 7–14  
October 1 Cincinnati Pacific Memorial StadiumStockton, California W 27–14  
October 8 at Idaho Neale StadiumMoscow, Idaho W 20–0  
October 15 Oregon State Pacific Memorial Stadium • Stockton, California W 13–7[1]  
October 22 at San Jose State[note 3] Spartan StadiumSan Jose, California W 14–7  
October 29 Washington State Pacific Memorial Stadium • Stockton, California W 30–0[2]   12,000
November 5 No. 5 UCLA Pacific Memorial Stadium • Stockton, California L 0–34   26,000
November 19 at Texas Tech Clifford B. and Audrey Jones StadiumLubbock, Texas L 7–13  

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Team players in the NFL[edit]

The following College of the Pacific players were selected in the 1956 NFL Draft.[4][5][6]

Player Position Round Overall NFL team
A.D. Williams End – Flanker 3 32 Los Angeles Rams
Gene Cronin Defensive end – Linebacker – Guard 7 74 Detroit Lions

The following finished their college career in 1955, were not drafted, but played in the NFL.

Player Position First NFL team
Clyde Conner End 1956 San Francisco 49ers

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football Scores". The San Bernardino County Sun. San Bernardino, California. October 16, 1955. p. 45. Retrieved October 31, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  2. ^ "Football Scores". The San Bernardino County Sun. San Bernardino, California. October 30, 1955. p. 25. Retrieved October 31, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  3. ^ "1955 - Pacific (CA)". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved January 30, 2017. 
  4. ^ "1956 NFL Draft". Retrieved December 7, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Pacific Players/Alumni". Retrieved January 30, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Draft History: U. of Pacific". Retrieved March 18, 2017.