1926 Santa Barbara State Roadrunners football team
|1926 Santa Barbara State Roadrunners football|
|Head coach||Dudley DeGroot (1st season)|
|Home stadium||Peabody Stadium|
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.
|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|||
|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|
- University of California, Santa Barbara was known as Santa Barbara State College from 1921 to 1943.
- University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) was known as Southern Branch of the University of California from 1919 to 1926.
- California State University, Fresno (Fresno State) was known as Fresno State Normal School from 1911 to 1948.
- Ratcliffe Stadium was known as Fresno State College Stadium from 1926 to 1940.
- Loyola Marymount University was known as Loyola College of Los Angeles from 1918 to 1929.
- Bakersfield College was known as Bakersfield Junior College from 1909 to 1946.
- Chapman University was known as California Christian College from 1920 to 1933.
- San Diego State University was known as San Diego State Teachers College from 1924 to 1934.
- 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.
- "Cal Poly Trims Bakersfield J.C." Modesto News-Herald. Modesto, California. October 26, 1926. p. 10. Retrieved March 12, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.
- 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.
- "1926 - California-Santa Barbara". Retrieved February 1, 2017.