1959 Oregon Webfoots football team

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1959 Oregon Webfoots football
Conference Independent
1959 record 8–2
Head coach Len Casanova (9th season)
Home stadium Hayward Field
Seasons
← 1958
1960 →
1959 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Syracuse         11 0 0
No. 12 Penn State         9 2 0
Oregon         8 2 0
Rutgers         6 3 0
Detroit         6 4 0
Holy Cross         6 4 0
Memphis State         6 4 0
Miami (FL)         6 4 0
Oklahoma State         6 4 0
No. 20 Pittsburgh         6 4 0
Mississippi Southern         6 4 0
Washington State         6 4 0
Boston College         5 4 0
Pacific (CA)         5 4 0
Air Force         5 4 1
Navy         5 4 1
Army         4 4 1
No. 17 Notre Dame         5 5 0
Florida State         4 6 0
San Jose State         4 6 0
Texas Tech         4 6 0
Xavier         4 6 0
Dayton         3 7 0
Marquette         3 7 0
Oregon State         3 7 0
Colgate         2 7 0
Idaho         1 9 0
Villanova         1 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1959 Oregon Webfoots football team represented the University of Oregon during the 1959 college football season. Following the collapse of the Pacific Coast Conference, it spent the 1959 season as an independent (it would join the PCC's successor conference, the AAWU, in 1964); in their ninth season under head coach Len Casanova, the Webfoots compiled an 8–2 record and outscored their opponents, 209 to 113.[1] The team divided its home schedule between Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon and Multnomah Stadium in Portland, Oregon.

The team's statistical leaders included Dave Grosz with 865 passing yards, Dave Powell with 495 rushing yards, and Greg Altenhofen with 240 receiving yards.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1959 Oregon Ducks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 7, 2016. 
  2. ^ "1959 Oregon Ducks Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 7, 2016.