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
Northern Branch 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 College Division football season.

San Francisco State competed in the Far Western Conference (FWC), 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 Prison* San Quentin Prison [note 2]San Quentin, CA W 32–13  
September 28 at San Diego State[note 3]* Aztec BowlSan Diego, CA L 13–14   8,500[1]
October 4 Humboldt State Cox StadiumSan Francisco, CA W 28–14  
October 12 Fresno State[note 4]* Cox Stadium • San Francisco, CA L 7–27   3,000 [2]
October 18 Nevada Cox Stadium • San Francisco, CA W 21–8  
October 26 Northern Branch[note 5] Cox Stadium • San Francisco, CA W 46–0  
November 1 at Long Beach State[note 6]* Veterans StadiumLong Beach, CA W 38–23  
November 9 at Sacramento State[note 7] Charles C. Hughes StadiumSacramento, CA W 41–6  
November 16 at Chico State[note 8] University Stadium • Chico, CA W 23–6  
November 22 Cal Poly* 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 1935–1971. See: San Francisco State
  2. ^ This was the fourth annual game against San Quentin Prison. All of the games were held within the walls of the prison itself.
  3. ^ San Diego State University was known as San Diego State College from 1935–1971. See: San Diego State University
  4. ^ California State University, Fresno was known as Fresno State College from 1949–1971. See: Fresno State
  5. ^ UC Davis was known as Northern Branch of the College of Agriculture from 1922–1959. See: UC Davis
  6. ^ California State University, Long Beach was known as Long Beach State College from 1950–1963. See: Long Beach State
  7. ^ California State University, Sacramento was known as Sacramento State College from 1947–1971. See: Sacramento State
  8. ^ California State University, Chico was known as Chico State College from 1935–1971. See: Chico State

References[edit]

  1. ^ Howard Hagen (September 29, 1957). "Aztecs Edge 'Frisco State In 14-13 Tilt". The San Diego Union. 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.