1951 Santa Clara Broncos football team

The 1951 Santa Clara Broncos football team was an American football team that represented Santa Clara University as an independent during the 1951 college football season. In their second season under head coach Richard F. Gallagher, the Broncos compiled a 3–5–1 record and were outscored by opponents by a combined total of 234 to 140.[1]

1951 Santa Clara Broncos football
ConferenceIndependent
Record3–5–1
Head coach
Home stadiumKezar Stadium
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 22at No. 5 CaliforniaL 0–3444,000[2]
September 29at Washington StateL 20–3416,000[3]
October 6at UCLAL 17–4418,640[4]
October 14Loyola (CA)W 20–1610,000[5]
October 20at No. 13 StanfordL 14–2120,000[6]
October 27at No. 19 ArkansasW 21–1214,500[7]
November 4vs. No. 20 San Francisco
  • Kezar Stadium
  • San Francisco, CA
L 7–2632,685[8]
November 17at San Jose StateT 7–711,000[9]
November 25vs. MarquetteW 27–1410,000[10]
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1951 Santa Clara Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 31, 2018.
  2. ^ Prescott Sullivan (September 23, 1951). "Bears Smash Broncos, 34-0! Cal Thunder Booms On 5 Long Marches". The San Francisco Examiner. p. 30 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ Harry Borba (September 30, 1951). "Broncs Defeated, 34-20". The San Francisco Examiner. p. 35 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ Dick Hyland (October 7, 1951). "Bruins Batter Broncos, 44-17: Cameron Leads UCLA to 'Sizzling' Victory". Los Angeles Times. pp. II-6, II-8 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ Harry M. Hayward (October 15, 1951). "Broncs Hang On for First Victory: Lions' Rally Fails, 20-16". The San Francisco Examiner. pp. 35, 37 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ Harry M. Haywar (October 21, 1951). "Mathias Booms 18 to Snap Tie, Win Game". The San Francisco Examiner. pp. 32, 35 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ Carl Bell (October 28, 1951). "Broncos Score Upset". The San Francisco Examiner. pp. 29, 34 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ Curley Grieve (November 5, 1951). "USF Booms as Matson Zooms, 26-7: All-American Ollie Dynamites Broncs With 3 TDs, 229 Yards". The San Francisco Examiner. p. 37 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ "Broncos Tied By San Jose". The San Francisco Examiner. November 18, 1951. p. 28 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ "Pasco, Rasmussen Pace Broncos In Marquette Upset". The Fresno Bee. Fresno, California. United Press. November 26, 1951. p. 16. Retrieved April 22, 2019 – via Newspapers.com  .