1959 UC Santa Barbara Gauchos football team

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1959 UC Santa Barbara Gauchos football
Conference California Collegiate Athletic Association
1959 record 6–4 (2–3 CCAA)
Head coach Ed Cody (4th season)
Home stadium La Playa Stadium
(Capacity: 10,000)
Seasons
← 1958
1960 →
1959 California Collegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Fresno State $ 5 0 0     7 3 0
Los Angeles State 3 2 0     7 3 0
Cal Poly 3 2 0     6 3 0
UC Santa Barbara 2 3 0     6 4 0
Long Beach State 2 3 0     4 5 0
San Diego State 0 5 0     1 6 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1959 UC Santa Barbara Gauchos football team represented University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) during the 1959 College Division football season.

UCSB competed in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA). The team was led by fourth-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 four losses (6–4, 2–3 CCAA).

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 18 Long Beach State[note 1] La Playa Stadium • Santa Barbara, California W 27–19  
September 26 Whittier* La Playa Stadium • Santa Barbara, California W 20–15  
October 3 at Fresno State[note 2] Ratcliffe StadiumFresno, California L 12–28   7,929[1]
October 9 Los Angeles State[note 3] La Playa Stadium • Santa Barbara, California L 0–19  
October 17 vs. UC Davis[note 4][note 5]* Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles W 10–8  
October 24 at San Francisco State[note 6]* Cox StadiumSan Francisco L 14–28  
October 31 Occidental* La Playa Stadium • Santa Barbara, California W 35–6  
November 7 at San Diego State[note 7] Aztec BowlSan Diego W 29–7   6,500[2]
November 13 Southern California College[note 8]* La Playa Stadium • Santa Barbara, California W 83–6  
November 20 at Cal Poly[note 9] Mustang StadiumSan Luis Obispo, California L 20–48  
*Non-conference game.

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Team players in the NFL[edit]

No UC Santa Barbara Gaucho players were selected in the 1960 NFL Draft.[4][5][6]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ California State University, Long Beach was known as Long Beach State College from 1950 to 1963.
  2. ^ California State University, Fresno was known as Fresno State College from 1949 to 1971.
  3. ^ California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) was known as Los Angeles State College of Applied Arts and Sciences from 1947 to 1963.
  4. ^ The game against UC Davis 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.
  5. ^ The University of California, Davis sports teams were commonly called the “Cal Aggies” from 1924 until the mid 1970s.
  6. ^ San Francisco State University was known as San Francisco State College from 1935 to 1971.
  7. ^ San Diego State University was known as San Diego State College from 1935 to 1971.
  8. ^ Vanguard University was known as Southern California College from 1959 to 1998.
  9. ^ 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. ^ "Fresno State 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved December 8, 2016. 
  2. ^ Johnny McDonald (November 8, 1959). "Gauchos Stampede San Diego St., 29-7". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. p. G-1. 
  3. ^ "1959 - California-Santa Barbara". Retrieved February 1, 2017. 
  4. ^ "1960 NFL Draft". Retrieved February 2, 2017. 
  5. ^ "California-Santa Barbara Players/Alumni". Retrieved February 2, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Draft History: California-Santa Barbara". Retrieved March 18, 2017.