1951 UCLA Bruins football team

The 1951 UCLA Bruins football team represented the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) during the 1951 college football season.

1951 UCLA Bruins football
ConferencePacific Coast Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 17
APNo. 17
Record5–3–1 (4–1–1 PCC)
Head coach
Offensive schemeSingle-wing
Home stadiumLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Seasons
← 1950
1952 →
1951 Pacific Coast Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 7 Stanford $ 6 1 0 9 2 0
No. 17 UCLA 4 1 1 5 3 1
No. 12 California 5 2 0 8 2 0
USC 4 2 0 7 3 0
No. 18 Washington State 4 3 0 7 3 0
Oregon State 3 5 0 4 6 0
Washington 1 5 1 3 6 1
Oregon 1 6 0 2 8 0
Idaho 0 3 0 2 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 21No. 7 Texas A&M*L 14–2158,566[1]
September 29at No. 10 Illinois*L 13–2753,265
October 6Santa Clara*
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 44–1718,640[2]
October 13at No. 19 StanfordL 7–2136,000[3]
October 20Oregon
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 41–014,495[4]
November 3No. 9 California
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA (rivalry)
W 21–756,418[5]
November 10at Oregon StateW 7–026,598
November 17WashingtonNo. 18
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
T 20–2031,597
November 24at No. 11 USC
W 21–771,738
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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Game summariesEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
UCLA 7 0 7 7 21
USC 0 0 0 7 7

USCEdit

For the first time, the Bruins defeated the Trojans in consecutive seasons. UCLA won the previous season's game 39–0. Scoring for the Bruins were Don Stalwick, Ike Jones, and Donn Moomaw. Late in the fourth quarter, Jim Sears scored for USC to avoid another shutout.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hyland, D. (22 September 1951). "TEXAS AGGIES DEFEAT UCLA, 21 TO 14". Los Angeles Times.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ Hyland, D. (14 October 1951). "Kerkorian, mathias spark stanford's 21-7 victory". Los Angeles Times.
  4. ^ Hyland, D. (21 October 1951). "Bruins gallop over hapless oregon eleven, 41 to 0". Los Angeles Times.
  5. ^ "UCLA stuns cal, 21 to 7". The Washington Post. 4 November 1951.
  6. ^ College Football @ Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved November 24, 2014