1920 California Golden Bears football team
The 1920 California Golden Bears football team was an American football team that represented the University of California, Berkeley in the Pacific Coast Conference (PCC) during the 1920 college football season. In their fifth year under head coach Andy Smith, the team compiled a 9–0 record (3–0 against PCC opponents), shut out seven of nine opponents, won the PCC championship, defeated Ohio State in the 1921 Rose Bowl, and outscored its opponents by a combined total of 510 to 14. The team was retroactively selected as the national champion by the College Football Researchers Association, Helms Athletic Foundation, Houlgate System, National Championship Foundation, and Jeff Sagarin.
|1920 California Golden Bears football|
|Conference||Pacific Coast Conference|
|1920 record||9–0 (3–0 PCC)|
|Head coach||Andy Smith (5th season)|
|Captain||Olin C. Majors|
|Home stadium||California Field|
|1920 Pacific Coast Conference football standings|
|September 25||Olympic A.C.*||W 21–0|
|October 2||Mare Island Marines*||W 88–0|
|October 9||Saint Mary's*||W 127–0|
|October 16||Nevada*||W 79–7|
|October 23||Utah*||W 63–0|
|October 30||at Oregon Agricultural||W 17–7|
|November 6||Washington State||W 49–0|
|November 13||Stanford||W 38–0|
|January 1, 1921||vs. Ohio State*||W 28–0|
- "1920 California Golden Bears Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 21, 2016.
- "California 2015 Football Information Guide" (PDF). CalBears.com. Cal Golden Bears Athletics. p. 162. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 26, 2016. Retrieved October 21, 2016.
- National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 108. Retrieved January 8, 2016.
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