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1941 San Jose State Spartans football team

The 1941 San Jose State Spartans football team represented San Jose State College[note 1] during the 1941 College Division football season.

1941 San Jose State Spartans football
CCAA co-champion
Conference California Collegiate Athletic Association
1941 record 5–3–3 (2–0–1 CCAA)
Head coach Ben Winkelman (2nd season)
Home stadium Spartan Stadium
(Capacity: 18,155)
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 Jose State competed in the California Collegiate Athletic Association. The team was led by head coach Benjamin H. "Ben" Winkelman, in his second year, and played home games at Spartan Stadium in San Jose, California. They finished the season as co-champion of the CCAA, with a record of five wins, three losses and three ties (5–3–3, 2–0–1 CCAA).

Contents

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 19 Texas A&I[note 2]* Spartan StadiumSan Jose, California W 14–7   9,000
September 26 Utah State[note 3]* Spartan Stadium • San Jose, California W 30–0   9,000
October 3 Ford Ord (CA)[note 4]* Spartan Stadium • San Jose, California T 6–6   12,000
October 10 at San Diego State[note 5] Balboa StadiumSan Diego W 20–0   6,500[1]
October 17 Hardin–Simmons* Spartan Stadium • San Jose, California T 7–7   9,000
October 24 at Pacific (CA)[note 6]* Baxter Stadium • Stockton, California W 7–0  
October 31 Santa Barbara State[note 7] Spartan Stadium • San Jose, California W 33–14   4,500
November 8 at Nevada* Mackay Stadium[note 8]Reno, Nevada L 19–20  
November 14 Fresno State[note 9] Spartan Stadium • San Jose, California (Rivalry) T 0–0   10,000[2][3]
November 22 at San Francisco* Kezar StadiumSan Francisco L 0–20   8,000
November 26 Moffett Field Air Corps[note 10]* Spartan Stadium • San Jose, California L 13–22  
*Non-conference game.

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Team players in the NFLEdit

No San Jose State players were selected in the 1942 NFL Draft.[6][7]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ San Jose State University was known as San Jose State College from 1935 to 1971.
  2. ^ Texas A&M University–Kingsville was known as Texas College of Arts and Industries from 1929 to 1966.
  3. ^ Utah State University was known as Utah State Agricultural College from 1929 to 1957.
  4. ^ Fort Ord was an Army post on Monterey Bay, California from 1917 to 1994.
  5. ^ San Diego State University was known as San Diego State College from 1935 to 1971.
  6. ^ University of the Pacific (UOP) was known as College of the Pacific from 1911 to 1961.
  7. ^ University of California, Santa Barbara was known as Santa Barbara State College from 1921 to 1943.
  8. ^ This stadium is the predecessor to the current Mackay Stadium, which was opened for the 1966 season."University of Nevada, Reno; Mackay Stadium". Retrieved January 4, 2017. 
  9. ^ California State University, Fresno (Fresno State) was known as Fresno State Normal School from 1911 to 1948
  10. ^ Naval Air Station Moffett Field was a Naval Air Station from 1933 to 1994.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ "Fresno State 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved December 8, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Fresno State, San Jose Tie". The San Bernardino County Sun. San Bernardino, California. November 16, 1941. p. 14. Retrieved February 1, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.  
  4. ^ "San Jose State 2016 Football Media Guide". Retrieved December 16, 2016. 
  5. ^ "San Jose State Yearly Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved February 1, 2017. 
  6. ^ "1942 NFL Draft". Retrieved December 7, 2016. 
  7. ^ "San Jose St. Players/Alumni". Retrieved December 16, 2016.