1947 San Jose State Spartans football team
|1947 San Jose State Spartans football|
|Conference||California Collegiate Athletic Association|
|1947 record||9–3 (3–2 CCAA)|
|Head coach||Wilbur V. "Bill" Hubbard (2nd season)|
|Home stadium||Spartan Stadium|
|1947 California Collegiate Athletic Association football standings|
|San Jose State||3||–||2||–||0||9||–||3||–||0|
|San Diego State||2||–||2||–||1||7||–||3||–||1|
Rankings from AP Poll
San Jose State competed in the California Collegiate Athletic Association. The team was led by head coach Wilbur V. "Bill" Hubbard, in his second year, and played home games at Spartan Stadium in San Jose, California. They finished the season with a record of nine wins and three losses (9–3, 3–2 CCAA).
|September 19||San Francisco*||Spartan Stadium • San Jose, California||L 6–20||15,500|
|September 26||Hawaii All-Stars*||Spartan Stadium • San Jose, California||W 35–18||8,500|
|October 3||Hardin–Simmons*||Spartan Stadium • San Jose, California||W 19–12||11,000|
|October 11||at Puget Sound*||Tacoma, WA||W 18–0|
|October 17||Santa Barbara[note 2]||Spartan Stadium • San Jose, California||W 39–0|
|October 25||at San Diego State[note 3]||Balboa Stadium • San Diego||W 32–7||25,000|
|October 31||Pacific (CA)[note 4]||Spartan Stadium • San Jose, California||L 0–14|
|November 8||at BYU*||Cougar Stadium[note 5] • Provo, Utah||W 28–19||5,000|
|November 22||Cal Poly[note 6]||Spartan Stadium • San Jose, California||W 47–0|
|November 27||Fresno State[note 7]||Spartan Stadium • San Jose, California (Rivalry)||L 20–21||8,500|
|December 9||Moiliili Bears (HI)*||Honolulu Stadium • Honolulu, HI||W 53–0||2,500|
|December 17||Wahiawa Leilehua HS Alumni (HI)*||Honolulu Stadium • Honolulu, HI||W 20–14||3,000|
Team players in the NFLEdit
The following finished their San Jose State career in 1947, were not drafted, but played in the NFL.
|Floyd Collier||Tackle||1948 San Francisco 49ers|
- San Jose State University was known as San Jose State College from 1935 to 1971.
- University of California, Santa Barbara was known as Santa Barbara College of the University of California from 1944 to 1957.
- San Diego State University was known as San Diego State College from 1935 to 1971.
- University of the Pacific (UOP) was known as College of the Pacific from 1911 to 1961.
- This stadium is the predecessor to the current Cougar Stadium on the BYU campus, which was opened for the 1964 season
- The official name of Cal Poly has been California Polytechnic State University since 1947. However, it is more commonly known as either Cal Poly San Luis Obispo or just Cal Poly.
- California State University, Fresno (Fresno State) was known as Fresno State Normal School from 1911 to 1948
- Howard Hagen (October 26, 1947). "Spartans Pacing San Diego State". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. p. 2-B.
- Howard Hagen (October 27, 1947). "Spartans Knock Aztecs From Title Contention". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. p. 3-B.
- "Fresno State 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved December 8, 2016.
- "Spartans Defeat Moiliili 53 To 0". Santa Cruz Sentinel. Santa Cruz, California. December 10, 1947. p. 8. Retrieved February 17, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Spartans in 20-14 Victory After Rain Causes Mix-up". Oakland Tribune. Oakland, California. December 18, 1947. p. C-1. Retrieved February 17, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.
- "San Jose State 2016 Football Media Guide". Retrieved December 16, 2016.
- "San Jose State Yearly Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved February 1, 2017.
- "1948 NFL Draft". Retrieved December 7, 2016.
- "San Jose St. Players/Alumni". Retrieved December 16, 2016.