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1926 Santa Barbara State Roadrunners football team

The 1926 Santa Barbara State Roadrunners football team represented Santa Barbara State[note 1] during the 1926 college football season.

1926 Santa Barbara State Roadrunners football
Conference Independent
1926 record 2–4
Head coach Dudley DeGroot (1st season)
Home stadium Peabody Stadium
Seasons
← 1925
1927 →

Santa Barbara State competed as an independent in 1926. Records may be incomplete, but six games have been documented. The Roadrunners were led by first-year head coach Dudley DeGroot and played home games at Peabody Stadium in Santa Barbara, California. They finished the season with a record of two wins and four losses (2–4). Overall, the team was outscored by its opponents 27–101 for the season and was shut out in four of the six games.

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 25 Southern Branch[note 2] Moore Field • Los Angeles L 0–25  
October 2 at Fresno State[note 3] Fresno State College Stadium[note 4]Fresno, California L 0–26  
October 16 at Loyola (CA)[note 5] Loyola Field • Los Angeles L 0–28  
October 22 Bakersfield Junior College[note 6] Peabody Stadium • Santa Barbara, California W 14–0   [1]
October 29 California Christian[note 7] Peabody Stadium • Santa Barbara, California W 13–6  
November 6 at San Diego State[note 8] Navy "Sports" Field[note 9]San Diego L 0–16   3,500[2]

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NotesEdit

  1. ^ University of California, Santa Barbara was known as Santa Barbara State College from 1921 to 1943.
  2. ^ University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) was known as Southern Branch of the University of California from 1919 to 1926.
  3. ^ California State University, Fresno (Fresno State) was known as Fresno State Normal School from 1911 to 1948.
  4. ^ Ratcliffe Stadium was known as Fresno State College Stadium from 1926 to 1940.
  5. ^ Loyola Marymount University was known as Loyola College of Los Angeles from 1918 to 1929.
  6. ^ Bakersfield College was known as Bakersfield Junior College from 1909 to 1946.
  7. ^ Chapman University was known as California Christian College from 1920 to 1933.
  8. ^ San Diego State University was known as San Diego State Teachers College from 1924 to 1934.
  9. ^ Navy "Sports" Field was the original name of what became Lane Field in downtown San Diego. It was converted to a baseball-only configuration in 1936.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cal Poly Trims Bakersfield J.C." Modesto News-Herald. Modesto, California. October 26, 1926. p. 10. Retrieved March 12, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.  
  2. ^ Charles Savage (November 7, 1926). "State College Defeats Santa Barbara Eleven, 16 to 0; Last Quarter Drive Brings Pair of Scores". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. 
  3. ^ "1926 - California-Santa Barbara". Retrieved February 1, 2017.