1966 Stanford Indians football team

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1966 Stanford Indians football
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Conference Athletic Association of Western Universities
1966 record 5–5 (1–4 AAWU)
Head coach John Ralston (4th year)
Home stadium Stanford Stadium (c. 85,500, grass)
Seasons
« 1965 1967 »
1966 AAWU football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
USC 4 1 0     7 4 0
#5 UCLA 3 1 0     9 1 0
Oregon State 3 1 0     7 3 0
Washington 4 3 0     6 4 0
California 2 3 0     3 7 0
Oregon 1 3 0     3 7 0
Washington State 1 3 0     3 7 0
Stanford 1 4 0     5 5 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1966 Stanford Indians football team represented Stanford University during the 1966 college football season.

Season[edit]

The Indians were coached by John Ralston in his fourth season. The team was 4–1 outside their conference, but won only one conference game, defeating rival California for the sixth straight season, establishing the longest winning streak by one team in the Big Game until the 2001 Stanford team surpassed the record.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 17 San Jose State* Stanford StadiumStanford, CA W 25–21  
September 24 at Minnesota* Memorial StadiumMinneapolis, MN L 21–35  
October 1 Tulane* Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA W 33–14  
October 8 vs. Oregon Civic StadiumPortland, OR L 3–7  
October 15 #5 USC Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA L 7–21  
October 22 at Illinois* Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL W 6–3  
October 29 Washington Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA L 20–22  
November 14 at Air Force* Falcon StadiumColorado Springs, CO W 21–6  
November 12 at #8 UCLA Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA L 0–10  
November 19 at California California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA (69th Big Game) W 13–7  
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Players drafted by the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Dave Lewis Quarterback 5 109 New York Giants
Mike Hibler Linebacker 5 131 Oakland Raiders
Tim Sheehan Center 10 261 Houston Oilers

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stanford Game-by-Game Results; 1966–1970". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved May 24, 2013. 
  2. ^ "1967 NFL Draft". Retrieved May 24, 2013.