1936 Stanford Indians football team

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1936 Stanford Indians football
Stanford block S.jpg
Conference Pacific Coast Conference
1936 record 2–5–2 (2–3–2 PCC)
Head coach Tiny Thornhill (4th year)
Home stadium Stanford Stadium
Seasons
« 1935 1937 »
1936 PCC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#5 Washington 7 0 1     7 2 1
Washington State 6 2 1     6 3 1
USC 3 2 2     4 2 3
California 4 3 0     6 5 0
UCLA 4 3 1     6 3 1
Stanford 2 3 2     2 5 2
Oregon State 3 5 0     4 6 0
Montana 1 3 0     6 3 0
Oregon 1 6 1     2 6 1
Idaho 0 4 0     3 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1936 Stanford Indians football team represented Stanford University in the 1936 college football season. After winning three consecutive Pacific Coast Conference Championships the three prior seasons and the 1936 Rose Bowl on January 1, the Indians won only two games in head coach Tiny Thornill's fourth season at Stanford. With a 2–5–2 record, Stanford lost more games in the 1936 season than in the prior three seasons combined and produced the school's worst season since the 1899 season when the Indians finished with an identical 2–5–2 record.[1] The team played their home games at Stanford Stadium in Stanford, California.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 26 Santa Clara* Stanford StadiumStanford, CA L 0–13  
October 3 at Washington State Rogers FieldPullman, WA L 13–14  
October 10 Oregon Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA T 7–7  
October 24 #6 USC Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA L 7–14  
October 31 at UCLA Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA W 19–6  
November 7 #6 Washington Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA T 14–14  
November 14 vs. Oregon State Multnomah StadiumPortland, OR W 20–14  
November 21 at California California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA (42nd Big Game) L 0–20  
November 28 at Columbia* Baker FieldNew York, NY L 0–7  
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stanford Game-by-Game Results; 1936–1940". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved September 9, 2011.