1959 Pacific Tigers football team

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1959 Pacific Tigers football
Conference Independent
1959 record 5–4
Head coach Jack Myers (7th season)
Home stadium Pacific Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1958
1960 →

The 1959 Pacific Tigers football team represented the College of the Pacific[note 1] during the 1959 college football season.

Pacific competed as an independent in 1959. They played home games in Pacific Memorial Stadium[note 2] in Stockton, California. In their seventh season under head coach Jack Myers, the Tigers finished with a record of five wins and four losses (5–4). For the season they outscored their opponents 132–117.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 19 Colorado State Pacific Memorial StadiumStockton, California L 6–9  
October 3 at Stanford Stanford StadiumStanford, California L 6–21  
October 10 Washington State Pacific Memorial Stadium • Stockton, California L 12–20   15,500
October 17 Marquette Pacific Memorial Stadium • Stockton, California W 22–13  
October 24 at Cincinnati Nippert StadiumCincinnati, Ohio L 14–21  
October 30 at Hawaii Honolulu StadiumHonolulu, HI W 6–0   20,000[1]
November 7 Fresno State[note 3] Pacific Memorial Stadium • Stockton, California W 18–13   12,500[2]
November 14 Idaho Pacific Memorial Stadium • Stockton, California W 28–13  
November 20 San Jose State[note 4] Pacific Memorial Stadium • Stockton, California W 20–7  

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Team players in the AFL/NFL[edit]

The following College of the Pacific players were selected in the 1960 NFL Draft.[4][5][6]

Player Position Round Overall NFL team
Carl Kammerer Defensive end – Linebacker 2 22 San Francisco 49ers
Lee Murchison Wide receiver 6 70 San Francisco 49ers

The following College of the Pacific players were selected in the 1960 AFL Draft.

Player Position Round Overall AFL team
Dick Bass Halfback 1 First Selections Houston Oilers
Lee Murchison End 2 First Selections Dallas Texans
Wayne Hawkins Tackle 2 First Selections Denver Broncos

The following finished their college career at Pacific, were not drafted, but played in the inaugural season of the AFL.

Player Position First AFL team
Henry Wallace Defensive back 1960 Los Angeles Chargers
Jack Larscheid Halfback 1960 Oakland Raiders
Tom Flores Quarterback 1960 Oakland Raiders

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ University of the Pacific (UOP) was known as College of the Pacific from 1911 to 1961.
  2. ^ Amos Alonzo Stagg Memorial Stadium was known as Pacific Memorial Stadium from its opening in 1950 through 1987.
  3. ^ California State University, Fresno was known as Fresno State College from 1949 to 1971.
  4. ^ San Jose State University was known as San Jose State College from 1935 to 1971.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hawaii Rainbow Warrior Football 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). p. 131. Retrieved February 15, 2007. 
  2. ^ "Fresno State 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved December 8, 2016. 
  3. ^ "1959 - Pacific (CA)". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved January 30, 2017. 
  4. ^ "1960 NFL Draft". Retrieved December 7, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Pacific Players/Alumni". Retrieved January 30, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Draft History: U. of Pacific". Retrieved March 18, 2017.