1957 Pacific Tigers football team

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1957 Pacific Tigers football
Conference Independent
1957 record 5–3–2
Head coach Jack Myers (5th season)
Home stadium Pacific Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1956
1958 →

The 1957 Pacific Tigers football team represented the College of the Pacific[note 1] during the 1957 college football season.

Pacific competed as an independent in 1957. They played home games in Pacific Memorial Stadium[note 2] in Stockton, California. In their fifth season under head coach Jack Myers, the Tigers finished with a record of five wins, three losses and two ties (5–3–2). For the season they outscored their opponents 145–127.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 21 at San Diego State[note 3] Aztec BowlSan Diego W 32–6   9,500[1]
September 28 Fresno State[note 4] Pacific Memorial StadiumStockton, California W 34–12   20,500[2]
October 5 Tulsa Pacific Memorial Stadium • Stockton, California W 21–13  
October 12 Kansas State Pacific Memorial Stadium • Stockton, California T 7–7  
October 19 Idaho Pacific Memorial Stadium • Stockton, California T 7–7   17,000
October 26 at Cincinnati Nippert StadiumCincinnati, Ohio L 2–7  
November 2 at Marquette Marquette Stadium • Milwaukee, Wisconsin W 21–7  
November 9 at San Jose State[note 5] Spartan StadiumSan Jose, California W 21–6  
November 16 UCLA Pacific Memorial Stadium • Stockton, California L 0–21  
November 23 at Arizona State[note 6] Goodwin StadiumTempe, Arizona L 0–41  

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Team players in the NFL[edit]

The following College of the Pacific players were selected in the 1958 NFL Draft.[4][5][6]

Player Position Round Overall NFL team
Bill Striegel Guard – Tackle – Linebacker 8 88 Philadelphia Eagles

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 Diego State University was known as San Diego State College from 1935 to 1971.
  4. ^ California State University, Fresno was known as Fresno State College from 1949 to 1971.
  5. ^ San Jose State University was known as San Jose State College from 1935 to 1971.
  6. ^ Arizona State University was known as Arizona State College from 1945 to 1957.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Howard Hagen (September 22, 1957). "Powerful COP Rips Aztecs, 32-6". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. p. H-1. 
  2. ^ "Fresno State 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved December 8, 2016. 
  3. ^ "1957 - Pacific (CA)". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved January 30, 2017. 
  4. ^ "1958 NFL Draft". Retrieved December 7, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Pacific Players/Alumni". Retrieved January 30, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Draft History: U. of Pacific". Retrieved March 18, 2017.