1957 San Francisco State Gators football team

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1957 San Francisco State Gators football
FWC champion
Conference Far Western Conference
1957 record 7–3 (5–0 FWC)
Head coach Joe Verducci (8th season)
Home stadium Cox Stadium
Seasons
← 1956
1958 →
1957 Far Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
San Francisco State $ 5 0 0     7 3 0
Chico State 4 1 0     7 2 0
Humboldt State 3 2 0     4 6 0
Sacramento State 2 3 0     5 4 0
Nevada 1 4 0     1 8 0
Cal Aggies 0 5 0     1 7 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1957 San Francisco State Gators football team represented San Francisco State College[note 1] during the 1957 NCAA College Division football season.

San Francisco State competed in the Far Western Conference (FWC)[note 2], the Gators were led by 8th-year head coach Joe Verducci. They played home games at Cox Stadium in San Francisco, California, the team finished the season as champion of the FWC, with a record of seven wins and three losses (7–3, 5–0 FWC). This was the second straight title for the Gators, for the season the team outscored its opponents 256–124.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 21 at San Quentin State Prison* San Quentin Prison[note 3]San Quentin, CA W 32–13  
September 28 at San Diego State[note 4]* Aztec BowlSan Diego, CA L 13–14   8,500[1]
October 4 Humboldt State[note 5] Cox StadiumSan Francisco, CA W 28–14  
October 12 Fresno State[note 6]* Cox Stadium • San Francisco, CA L 7–27   3,000 [2]
October 18 Nevada Cox Stadium • San Francisco, CA W 21–8  
October 26 Cal Aggies[note 7] Cox Stadium • San Francisco, CA W 46–0  
November 1 at Long Beach State[note 8]* Veterans StadiumLong Beach, CA W 38–23  
November 9 at Sacramento State[note 9] Charles C. Hughes StadiumSacramento, CA W 41–6  
November 16 at Chico State[note 10] College Field • Chico, CA W 23–6  
November 22 Cal Poly[note 11]* Cox Stadium • San Francisco, CA L 7–13  
*Non-conference game.

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Team players in the NFL[edit]

No San Francisco State players were selected in the 1958 NFL Draft.[4][5][6]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ San Francisco State University was known as San Francisco State College from 1935 to 1971.
  2. ^ The Northern California Athletic Conference (NCAC) was known as the Far Western Conference (FWC) from its founding in 1925 to 1982.
  3. ^ This was the fourth annual game against San Quentin Prison. All of the games were held within the walls of the prison itself.
  4. ^ San Diego State University was known as San Diego State College from 1935 to 1971.
  5. ^ Humboldt State University was known as Humboldt State College from 1935 to 1971.
  6. ^ California State University, Fresno was known as Fresno State College from 1949 to 1971.
  7. ^ 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.
  8. ^ California State University, Long Beach was known as Long Beach State College from 1950–1963. See: Long Beach State
  9. ^ California State University, Long Beach was known as Long Beach State College from 1950 to 1963.
  10. ^ California State University, Chico was known as Chico State College from 1935 to 1971.
  11. ^ 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Howard Hagen (September 29, 1957). "Aztecs Edge 'Frisco State In 14-13 Tilt". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. p. G-1. 
  2. ^ "Fresno State 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved December 8, 2016. 
  3. ^ "1957 - San Francisco St. (CA)". Retrieved March 4, 2017. 
  4. ^ "1958 NFL Draft". Retrieved January 12, 2017. 
  5. ^ "San Francisco St. Players/Alumni". Retrieved July 5, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Draft History: San Francisco State". Retrieved April 3, 2017.