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1941 San Diego State Aztecs football team

The 1941 San Diego State Aztecs football team represented San Diego State College[note 1] during the 1941 college football season.

1941 San Diego State Aztecs football
Conference California Collegiate Athletic Association
1941 record 6–4 (0–3 CCAA)
Head coach Leo Calland (7th season)
Home stadium Aztec Bowl
Balboa Stadium
Seasons
← 1940
1942 →
1941 California Collegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
San Jose State + 2 0 1     5 3 3
Fresno State + 2 0 1     4 3 2
Santa Barbara State 1 2 0     3 5 1
San Diego State 0 3 0     6 4 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

San Diego State competed in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA). The 1941 team was led by head coach Leo B. Calland in his seventh season with the Aztecs. They played home games at two sites, Aztec Bowl and Balboa Stadium in San Diego, California. The Aztecs finished the season with six wins and four losses (6–4, 0–3 CCAA). Overall, the team outscored its opponents 105–87 for the season.

Contents

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 26 Pomona[note 2]* Aztec BowlSan Diego, CA W 6–0   5,000[1]
October 4 Occidental* Aztec Bowl • San Diego, CA W 7–6   5,000[2]
October 10 San Jose State[note 3] Balboa Stadium • San Diego, CA L 0–20   6,500[3]
October 18 Redlands* Aztec Bowl • San Diego, CA W 12–3   [4][5]
October 25 at Fresno State[note 4] Ratcliffe StadiumFresno, CA (Rivalry) L 0–26   6,720[6][7][8]
November 7 at Camp Haan (CA)[note 5]* Balboa Stadium • San Diego, CA L 0–6   4,000[9]
November 14 Caltech* Aztec Bowl • San Diego, CA W 44–6   3,000[10]
November 21 at Whittier* Hadley Field • Whittier, CA W 18–7   [11]
November 28 Santa Barbara State[note 6] Aztec Bowl • San Diego, CA L 6–7   5,000[12]
December 5 Pacific (CA)[note 7]* Balboa Stadium • San Diego, CA W 12–6   9,000[13]
*Non-conference game.

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Team players in the NFLEdit

No San Diego State players were selected in the 1942 NFL Draft. [16][17]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ San Diego State University was known as San Diego State College from 1935 to 1971.
  2. ^ What is now known as the Pomona-Pitzer football team played using just the Pomona College name from 1893 to 1949. Pitzer College did not exist until 1963.
  3. ^ San Jose State University was known as San Jose State College from 1935 to 1971.
  4. ^ California State University, Fresno (Fresno State) was known as Fresno State Normal School from 1911 to 1948
  5. ^ Camp Haan was a Coast Artillery Antiaircraft Replacement Training Center located on property adjacent to March Air Reserve Base near Riverside, California. It opened in 1941 and closed in 1947.
  6. ^ University of California, Santa Barbara was known as Santa Barbara State College from 1921 to 1943.
  7. ^ University of the Pacific (UOP) was known as College of the Pacific from 1911 to 1961.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Charles Byrne (September 27, 1941). "First-Period Score Gives Aztecs 6-0 Win Over Pomona". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. p. 3-B.
  2. ^ Charles Byrne (October 5, 1941). "Staters Rally To Nose Out Tigers, 7-6". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. p. 1-E.
  3. ^ Charles Byrne (October 11, 1941). "San Jose Wins, 20-0, as Aztecs Muff Scoring Chances". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. p. 3-B.
  4. ^ "Staters Lead Redlands, 6-3, In Tight Tilt". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. October 19, 1941. p. 1-E.
  5. ^ "Aztecs Suffer Another Blow". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. October 20, 1941. p. 3-B.
  6. ^ "Fresno State 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved December 8, 2016.
  7. ^ "Fresno Takes 13 to 0 Lead". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. October 26, 1941. p. 1-E.
  8. ^ "Fresno State Spanks San Diego Team". The San Bernardino County Sun. San Bernardino, California. October 26, 1941. p. 18. Retrieved February 1, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. 
  9. ^ Charles Byrne (November 8, 1941). "Camp Haan Downs Aztecs, 6-0, in Disappointing Game". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. p. 1-E.
  10. ^ Charles Byrne (November 15, 1941). "Aztec Power Explodes for 44 to 6 Victory Over Caltech". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. p. 3-B.
  11. ^ Charles Byrne (November 22, 1941). "Fourth-Period Scores Net Aztecs 18-7 Win Over Poets". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. p. 3-B.
  12. ^ Charles Byrne (November 29, 1941). "Gauchos Topple San Diego, 7-6". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. p. 3-B.
  13. ^ Charles Byrne (December 6, 1941). "Aztecs Whip Staggmen, 12 to 6, in Thrill-Packed Game". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. p. 3-B.
  14. ^ "San Diego State Yearly Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved January 16, 2017.
  15. ^ "San Diego State 2016 Football Media Guide". Retrieved December 7, 2016.
  16. ^ "1942 NFL Draft". Retrieved December 7, 2016.
  17. ^ "San Diego St. Players/Alumni". Retrieved December 8, 2016.