1957 UC Santa Barbara Gauchos football team

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1957 UC Santa Barbara Gauchos football
Conference California Collegiate Athletic Association
1957 record 6–2 (1–1 CCAA)
Head coach Ed Cody (2nd season)
Home stadium La Playa Stadium
(Capacity: 10,000)
Seasons
← 1956
1958 →
1957 California Collegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Cal Poly 3 0 0     8 1 0
UC Santa Barbara 2 1 0     6 2 0
Fresno State 1 1 0     5 5 0
Los Angeles State 1 1 0     5 4 0
San Diego State 0 1 0     2 7 0
Long Beach State 0 3 0     3 5 0
  • No champion named for the 1957 season

The 1957 UC Santa Barbara Gauchos football team represented University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) during the 1957 College Division football season.

UCSB competed in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA). The team was led by second-year head coach Ed Cody, and played home games at La Playa Stadium in Santa Barbara, California, they finished the season with a record of six wins and two losses (6–2, 1–1 CCAA).

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 27 Whittier* La Playa Stadium • Santa Barbara, California W 13–0  
October 4 at Occidental* D.W. Patterson Field • Los Angeles L 6–21  
October 12 Los Angeles State[note 1] La Playa Stadium • Santa Barbara, California W 39–0  
October 18 Long Beach State[note 2] La Playa Stadium • Santa Barbara, California W 28–7  
November 2 vs. Cal Aggies[note 3][note 4]* Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles W 39–0  
November 9 Pepperdine[note 5]* La Playa Stadium • Santa Barbara, California W 32–14   8,500
November 16 at Redlands* Redlands Stadium[note 6]Redlands, California W 20–0  
November 27
(postponed
from Oct 27)
at Cal Poly[note 7] Mustang StadiumSan Luis Obispo, California L 20–40  
*Non-conference game.

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Team players in the NFL[edit]

The following UC Santa Barbara Gaucho players were selected in the 1958 NFL Draft.[2][3][4]

Player Position Round Overall NFL team
Johnny Morris Flanker – Halfback 12 137 Chicago Bears

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) was known as Los Angeles State College of Applied Arts and Sciences from 1947 to 1963.
  2. ^ California State University, Long Beach was known as Long Beach State College from 1950 to 1963.
  3. ^ The game against the Cal Aggies was part of an "All-UC Doubleheader" that was held annually from 1948 to 1963. The other game of the double-header was California vs. UCLA. The games were always held at the home stadium of either Cal or UCLA.
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ Pasadena City College was known as Pasadena Junior College from 1924 to 1953.
  6. ^ This stadium is the predecessor to the current Ted Runner Stadium on the University of Redlands campus, which was opened for the 1968 season
  7. ^ 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. ^ "1957 - California-Santa Barbara". Retrieved February 1, 2017. 
  2. ^ "1958 NFL Draft". Retrieved February 2, 2017. 
  3. ^ "California-Santa Barbara Players/Alumni". Retrieved February 2, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Draft History: California-Santa Barbara". Retrieved March 18, 2017.