1957 UCLA Bruins football team

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1957 UCLA Bruins football
Conference Pacific Coast Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 19
1957 record 8–2 (5–2 PCC)
Head coach Red Sanders (9th season)
Home stadium Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
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 UCLA Bruins football team was an American football team that represented the University of California, Los Angeles during the 1957 college football season. In their ninth and final year under head coach Red Sanders, the Bruins compiled a 8–2 record (5–2 conference) and finished in third place in the Pacific Coast Conference.[1]

UCLA's offensive leaders in 1957 were quarterback Don Long with 479 passing yards, Chuck Kendall with 388 rushing yards, and Dick Wallen with 303 receiving yards.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 20 Air Force* Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA W 47-0   33,293[3]
September 27 Illinois* Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 16-6   48,714[4]
October 5 at Oregon Hayward FieldEugene, OR L 0-21   16,332
October 12 Washington Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 19-0   24,899
October 19 No. 7 Oregon State Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA W 26-7   46,120
October 26 at Stanford No. 15 Stanford StadiumStanford, CA L 6-20   46,000[5]
November 2 California Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA (Rivalry) W 16-14   44,772[6]
November 9 at Washington State Memorial StadiumSpokane, WA W 19-13   27,000
November 16 at Pacific* Pacific Memorial StadiumStockton, CA W 21-0   23,000[7]
November 23 at USC Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA (Victory Bell) W 20-9   64,818
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Pacific Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1957 UCLA Bruins Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 17, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1957 UCLA Bruins Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 17, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Bruins demolish air force, 47 to 0". Los Angeles Times. 21 September 1957. 
  4. ^ Wolf, Al (28 September 1957). "48,714 SEE BRUINS DEFEAT ILLINOIS, 16-6: Invaders Beaten Decisively Bruins Hand Big Ten Foe Decisive Loss". Los Angeles Times. 
  5. ^ Wolf, Al (27 October 1957). "TRIBE TAME UCLA---COUGARS NIP TROY". Los Angeles Times. 
  6. ^ Wolf, Al (3 November 1957). "UCLA nudges cal by 16-14". Los Angeles Times. 
  7. ^ Wolf, Al (17 November 1957). "UCLA rolls over errant COP, 21-0". Los Angeles Times. 
  8. ^ "2015 UCLA Bruins Football Media Guide Year-by-Year Results" (PDF). Retrieved December 19, 2016.