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1948 San Jose State Spartans football team

The 1948 San Jose State Spartans football team represented San Jose State College[note 1] during the 1948 College Division football season.

1948 San Jose State Spartans football
CCAA champion
Conference California Collegiate Athletic Association
1948 record 9–3 (5–0 CCAA)
Head coach Wilbur V. "Bill" Hubbard (3rd season)
Home stadium Spartan Stadium
(Capacity: 18,155)
Seasons
← 1947
1949 →
1948 California Collegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
San Jose State $ 5 0 0     9 3 0
Pacific 4 1 0     7 1 2
Santa Barbara 2 3 0     6 5 0
Fresno State 2 3 0     3 6 1
San Diego State 1 4 0     4 7 0
Cal Poly 1 4 0     3 5 0
  • $ – Conference champion
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 third year, and played home games at Spartan Stadium in San Jose, California. They finished the season as champion of the CCAA with a record of nine wins and three losses (9–3, 5–0 CCAA).

Contents

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 18 at Stanford* Stanford StadiumStanford, California (Rivalry) L 20–26  
September 24 Nevada* Spartan StadiumSan Jose, California L 0–39  
October 1 Puget Sound* Spartan Stadium • San Jose, California W 20–7  
October 9 at Pepperdine[note 2]* Wrigley FieldLos Angeles W 61–6   5,100[1]
October 16 at Cal Poly[note 3] Mustang StadiumSan Luis Obispo, California W 47–7   [2]
October 22 at Santa Barbara[note 4] La Playa Stadium • Santa Barbara, California W 43–13  
October 30 at Pacific (CA)[note 5] Grape Bowl • Lodi, California W 14–7  
November 5 BYU* Spartan Stadium • San Jose, California W 21–6  
November 12 San Diego State[note 6] Spartan Stadium • San Jose, California W 21–13   7,500[3]
November 19 Fresno State[note 7] Spartan Stadium • San Jose, California (Rivalry) W 41–6   10,000[4]
November 26 Saint Mary's (CA)* Spartan Stadium • San Jose, California L 14–19  
December 4 University of Mexico* Spartan Stadium • San Jose, California W 71–19  
*Non-conference game.

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Team players in the NFLEdit

The following San Jose State players were selected in the 1949 NFL Draft.[7][8]

Player Position Round Overall NFL team
Bob Pifferini Center 15 142 Detroit Lions

NotesEdit

  1. ^ San Jose State University was known as San Jose State College from 1935 to 1971.
  2. ^ Pepperdine University was known as George Pepperdine College from 1937 to 1970.
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ University of California, Santa Barbara was known as Santa Barbara College of the University of California from 1944 to 1957.
  5. ^ University of the Pacific (UOP) was known as College of the Pacific from 1911 to 1961.
  6. ^ San Diego State University was known as San Diego State College from 1935 to 1971.
  7. ^ California State University, Fresno (Fresno State) was known as Fresno State Normal School from 1911 to 1948

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Spartans Bury Wave Under 61-6 Score". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. October 10, 1948. p. 26. Retrieved March 13, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.  
  2. ^ "Ventura Ties West Loop". The Bakersfield Californian. Bakersfield, California. October 18, 1948. p. 23. Retrieved March 13, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.  
  3. ^ Howard Hagen (November 13, 1948). "San Jose Subdues Stubborn Aztecs". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. p. 10-A. 
  4. ^ "Fresno State 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved December 8, 2016. 
  5. ^ "San Jose State 2016 Football Media Guide". Retrieved December 16, 2016. 
  6. ^ "San Jose State Yearly Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved February 1, 2017. 
  7. ^ "1949 NFL Draft". Retrieved December 7, 2016. 
  8. ^ "San Jose St. Players/Alumni". Retrieved December 16, 2016.