1959 Stanford Indians football team

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1959 Stanford Indians football
Stanford block S.jpg
Conference Athletic Association of Western Universities
1959 record 3–7 (0–4 AAWU)
Head coach Jack Curtice (2nd year)
Home stadium Stanford Stadium
Seasons
« 1958 1960 »
1959 AAWU football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#8 Washington§ 3 1 0     10 1 0
#14 USC § 3 1 0     8 2 0
UCLA § 3 1 0     5 4 1
California 1 3 0     2 8 0
Stanford 0 4 0     3 7 0
§ – Conference co-champions
  • Selected as Rose Bowl representative
    Rankings from AP Poll

The 1959 Stanford Indians football team represented Stanford University in the 1959 NCAA football season. The team was led by Jack Curtice in his second year. The team played their home games at Stanford Stadium in Stanford, California.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 19 Oregon* Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA L 27–28  
September 26 at #8 Wisconsin* Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI L 14–16  
October 3 Pacific* Stanford StadiumStanford, CA W 21–6  
October 10 at Washington Husky StadiumSeattle, WA L 0–10  
October 17 Washington State* Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA L 19–36  
October 24 at #5 USC Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA L 28–30  
October 31 San Jose State* Stanford StadiumStanford, CA (Rivalry) W 54–38  
November 7 UCLA Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA L 13–55  
November 14 at Oregon State* Parker StadiumCorvallis, OR W 39–22  
November 21 California Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA (62nd Big Game) L 17–20  
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Players drafted by the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Dick Norman Quarterback 5 57 Chicago Bears
Chris Burford Split end 9 105 Cleveland Browns
Dean Hinshaw Tackle 13 155 San Francisco 49ers

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stanford Game-by-Game Results; 1959–1963". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved December 20, 2013. 
  2. ^ "1960 NFL Draft". Retrieved December 20, 2013.