1955 Santa Barbara Gauchos football team

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1955 Santa Barbara Gauchos football
Conference California Collegiate Athletic Association
1955 record 3–6 (1–1 CCAA)
Head coach Stan Williamson (8th season)
Home stadium La Playa Stadium
(Capacity: 10,000)
Seasons
← 1954
1956 →
1955 California Collegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Fresno State 2 0 0     9 1 0
Cal Poly 2 1 0     7 3 0
Santa Barbara 1 1 0     3 6 0
Los Angeles State 0 1 0     3 6 0
San Diego State 0 2 0     2 8 0
  • No champion named for the 1955 season
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1955 UC Santa Barbara Gauchos football team represented Santa Barbara College[note 1] during the 1955 college football season.

Santa Barbara competed in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA). The team was led by eighth-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 three wins and six losses (3–6, 1–1 CCAA).

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 23 Whittier* La Playa Stadium • Santa Barbara, California L 7–20  
September 30 Occidental* La Playa Stadium • Santa Barbara, California L 0–13  
October 8 at Cal Poly[note 2] Mustang StadiumSan Luis Obispo, California L 6–19  
October 15 Los Angeles State[note 3] La Playa Stadium • Santa Barbara, California W 14–7  
October 22 at Sacramento State[note 4]* Charles C. Hughes StadiumSacramento, California W 15–7  
October 29 vs. Cal Aggies[note 5][note 6]* Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles L 0–7  
November 5 Pepperdine[note 7]* La Playa Stadium • Santa Barbara, California L 5–7  
November 12 at Redlands* Redlands Stadium[note 8]Redlands, California W 19–7  
November 17 at Long Beach State[note 9]* Wilson High SchoolLong Beach, California L 6–27  
*Non-conference game.

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Team players in the NFL[edit]

No Santa Barbara Gaucho players were selected in the 1956 NFL Draft.[2][3][4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ University of California, Santa Barbara was known as Santa Barbara College of the University of California from 1944 to 1957.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) was known as Los Angeles State College of Applied Arts and Sciences from 1947 to 1963.
  4. ^ California State University, Sacramento was known as Sacramento State College from 1947 to 1971.
  5. ^ The game against the Cal Aggies was part of an "All-UC Doubleheader" that was held annually from 1948 to 1963. The other game of the double-header was California vs. UCLA. The games were always held at the home stadium of either Cal or UCLA.
  6. ^ 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.
  7. ^ Pepperdine University was known as George Pepperdine College from 1937 to 1970.
  8. ^ This stadium is the predecessor to the current Ted Runner Stadium on the University of Redlands campus, which was opened for the 1968 season
  9. ^ California State University, Long Beach was known as Long Beach State College from 1950 to 1963.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1955 - California-Santa Barbara". Retrieved February 1, 2017. 
  2. ^ "1956 NFL Draft". Retrieved February 2, 2017. 
  3. ^ "California-Santa Barbara Players/Alumni". Retrieved February 2, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Draft History: California-Santa Barbara". Retrieved March 18, 2017.