1952 San Jose State Spartans football team
|1952 San Jose State Spartans football|
|Head coach||Robert T. Bronzan (3rd season)|
|Home stadium||Spartan Stadium
San Jose State played as an Independent in 1952. The team was led by third-year head coach Robert T. Bronzan, and played home games at Spartan Stadium in San Jose, California. They finished the season with a record of six wins and three losses (6–3). Overall, the team outscored its opponents 251–164 for the season.
|September 20||at Colorado||Folsom Field • Boulder, Colorado||L 14–20|
|September 27||at San Diego State[note 2]||Aztec Bowl • San Diego||W 47–6||8,500|
|October 4||at Arizona State[note 3]||Goodwin Stadium • Tempe, Arizona||W 21–14|
|October 10||Fresno State[note 4]||Spartan Stadium • San Jose, California (Rivalry)||W 40–6|
|October 18||at Pacific (CA)[note 5]||Pacific Memorial Stadium[note 6] • Stockton, California||W 26–21|
|November 1||at Stanford||Stanford Stadium • Stanford, California (Rivalry)||L 13–35|
|November 7||BYU||Spartan Stadium • San Jose, California||W 44–27|
|November 14||Montana||Spartan Stadium • San Jose, California||W 39–20|
|November 27||Santa Clara||Spartan Stadium • San Jose, California||L 7–15|
Team players in the NFLEdit
|Jim Psaltis||Defensive back||2||15||Chicago Cardinals|
|George Porter||Tackle||12||142||Philadelphia Eagles|
|Stan Wacholz||End||18||212||San Francisco 49ers|
|Paul Held||Quarterback||19||229||Detroit Lions|
- San Jose State University was known as San Jose State College from 1935 to 1971.
- San Diego State University was known as San Diego State College from 1935 to 1971.
- Arizona State University was known as Arizona State College from 1945 to 1957.
- California State University, Fresno was known as Fresno State College from 1949 to 1971.
- University of the Pacific (UOP) was known as College of the Pacific from 1911 to 1961.
- Amos Alonzo Stagg Memorial Stadium was known as Pacific Memorial Stadium from its opening in 1950 through 1987.
- Howard Hagen (September 28, 1952). "S.J. Mauls State, 47-6". The San Diego Union. p. B-1.
- "San Jose State 2016 Football Media Guide". Retrieved December 16, 2016.
- "San Jose State Yearly Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved February 1, 2017.
- "1953 NFL Draft". Retrieved December 7, 2016.
- "San Jose St. Players/Alumni". Retrieved December 16, 2016.