1957 California Golden Bears football team

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1957 California Golden Bears football
Conference Pacific Coast Conference
1957 record 1–9 (1–6 PCC)
Head coach Pete Elliott (1st season)
Seasons
← 1956
1958 →
1957 PCC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Oregon State + 6 2 0     8 2 0
Oregon ^ + 6 2 0     7 4 0
UCLA 5 2 0     8 2 0
Washington State 5 3 0     6 4 0
Stanford 4 3 0     6 4 0
Washington 3 4 0     3 6 1
California 1 6 0     1 9 0
USC 1 6 0     1 9 0
Idaho 0 3 0     4 4 1
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – Selected as Rose Bowl representative
    Oregon State won the Civil War game over Oregon, but no-repeat rule was in effect
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1957 California Golden Bears football team was an American football team that represented the University of California, Berkeley in the Pacific Coast Conference (PCC) during the 1957 college football season. In their first year under head coach Pete Elliott, the Golden Bears compiled a 1–9 record (1–6 against PCC opponents), finished in a tie for seventh place in the PCC, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 176 to 109.[1][2]

The team's statistical leaders included Joe Kapp with 580 passing yards and Jack Hart with 396 rushing yards and 276 receiving yards.[3] Kapp was later inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 21 SMU* California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA L 6–13   45,000[4]
September 28 at Washington State Rogers FieldPullman, WA L 7–13   16,000[5]
October 5 No. 2 Michigan State* California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA L 0–19   40,000[6]
October 12 Navy* California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA L 6–21   47,000[7]
October 19 USC California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA W 12–0   42,000[8]
October 26 at No. 18 Oregon Hayward FieldEugene, OR L 6–24   18,321[9]
November 2 at UCLA Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA (Rivalry) L 14–16   44,772[10]
November 9 Oregon State California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA L 19–21   50,000[11]
November 16 Washington California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA L 27–35   38,000[12]
November 23 at Stanford Stanford StadiumStanford, CA (60th Big Game) L 12–14   91,300[13]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Pacific Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1957 California Golden Bears Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 21, 2016. 
  2. ^ "California 2015 Football Information Guide" (PDF). CalBears.com. Cal Golden Bears Athletics. p. 164. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 26, 2016. Retrieved October 21, 2016. 
  3. ^ "1957 California Golden Bears Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 21, 2016. 
  4. ^ "California vs SMU Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018. 
  5. ^ "Washington State vs California Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018. 
  6. ^ "California vs Michigan State Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018. 
  7. ^ "California vs Navy Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018. 
  8. ^ "California vs USC Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018. 
  9. ^ "Oregon vs California Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018. 
  10. ^ "UCLA vs California Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018. 
  11. ^ "California vs Oregon State Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018. 
  12. ^ "California vs Washington Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018. 
  13. ^ "Stanford vs California Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018. 
  14. ^ 2015 Football Information Guide (PDF). Cal Athletics. 2015. p. 164. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-10-26.