1951 Fresno State Bulldogs football team

The 1951 Fresno State Bulldogs football team represented Fresno State College—now known as California State University, Fresno—as an independent during the 1951 college football season. Led by Duke Jacobs in his second and final season as head coach, the Bulldogs compiled a record of 5–5. Fresno State played home games at Ratcliffe Stadium on the campus of Fresno City College in Fresno, California.

1951 Fresno State Bulldogs football
ConferenceIndependent
Record5–5
Head coach
Home stadiumRatcliffe Stadium
(capacity: 13,000)
Seasons
← 1950
1952 →
1951 Western college football independents records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 14 San Francisco     9 0 0
La Verne     5 3 0
Pacific (CA)     6 5 0
Fresno State     5 5 0
Santa Clara     3 5 1
Hawaii     4 7 0
Loyola (CA)     3 6 0
San Jose State     2 7 1
Cal Poly San Dimas     1 6 0
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 22Cal AggiesW 27–02,000
September 29Pepperdine
  • Ratcliffe Stadium
  • Fresno, CA
W 33–148,945
October 6San Jose State
  • Ratcliffe Stadium
  • Fresno, CA (rivalry)
L 6–3211,155
October 12Santa Barbara
  • Ratcliffe Stadium
  • Fresno, CA
L 22–236,152
October 20Cal Poly
  • Ratcliffe Stadium
  • Fresno, CA
W 42–196,427
October 27Occidental
  • Ratcliffe Stadium
  • Fresno, CA
W 27–66,393
November 3San Diego State
  • Ratcliffe Stadium
  • Fresno, CA (rivalry)
L 7–138,121[1]
November 10at Whittier
W 28–03,500
November 17at North Texas State
L 0–625,000[2]
November 24San Francisco State
  • Ratcliffe Stadium
  • Fresno, CA
L 7–205,433

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Howard Hagen (November 4, 1951). "Aztecs Subdue Fresno, 13 to 7". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. p. B-2.
  2. ^ "North Texas State slaughters FSC Bulldogs, 62 to 0". The Fresno Bee. November 18, 1951. Retrieved November 5, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Fresno State 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved December 8, 2016.