1969 Stanford Indians football team

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1969 Stanford Indians football
Stanford block S.jpg
Big Game Champions
Conference Pacific-8 Conference
Ranking
Coaches #14
AP #19
1969 record 7–2–1 (5–1–1 Pac-8)
Head coach John Ralston (7th year)
Home stadium Stanford Stadium
Seasons
« 1968 1970 »
1969 Pacific-8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 USC 6 0 0     10 0 1
#13 UCLA 5 1 1     8 1 1
#19 Stanford 5 1 1     7 2 1
Oregon State 4 3 0     6 4 0
Oregon 2 3 0     5 5 1
California 2 4 0     5 5 0
Washington 1 6 0     1 9 0
Washington State 0 7 0     1 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1969 Stanford Indians football team represented Stanford University during the 1969 college football season. The Indians were coached by John Ralston in his seventh season, matching Tiny Thornhill for the second-longest tenure of any Stanford coach to date. Stanford was led by future Heisman Trophy winner Jim Plunkett in his second season as starting quarterback.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 20 San Jose State* #16 Stanford StadiumStanford, CA W 63–21  
September 27 Oregon Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA W 28–0  
October 4 at #8 Purdue* #17 Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN L 35–36  
October 11 at #4 USC #16 Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA L 24–26  
October 18 Washington State #18 Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA W 49–0  
October 25 #6 UCLA #19 Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA T 20–20  
November 1 at Oregon State #16 Parker StadiumCorvallis, OR W 33–0  
November 8 at Washington #14 Husky StadiumSeattle, WA W 21–7  
November 15 #20 Air Force* #13 Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA W 47–34  
November 22 California #14 Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA (72nd Big Game) W 29–28  
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Players drafted by the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Don Parish Linebacker 4 91 St. Louis Cardinals
Bob Reinhard Guard 9 224 Green Bay Packers
Isaiah Brown Defensive back 10 236 Pittsburgh Steelers
Dave Sharp Defensive End 15 378 Houston Oilers

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stanford Game-by-Game Results; 1969–1973". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved February 26, 2013. 
  2. ^ "1970 NFL Draft". Retrieved November 25, 2013.