1980 Stanford Cardinals football team

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1980 Stanford Cardinals football
Stanford block S.jpg
Conference Pacific-10 Conference
1980 record 6–5 (3–4 Pac-10)
Head coach Paul Wiggin (1st year)
Home stadium Stanford Stadium (c. 85,500, grass)
Seasons
« 1979 1981 »
1980 Pacific-10 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#16 Washington 6 1 0     9 3 0
#13 UCLA 5 2 0     9 2 0
#11 USC 4 2 1     8 2 1
Arizona State 5 3 0     7 4 0
Oregon 4 3 1     6 3 2
Stanford 3 4 0     6 5 0
Arizona 3 4 0     5 6 0
Washington State 3 4 0     4 7 0
California 3 5 0     3 8 0
Oregon State 0 8 0     0 11 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1980 Stanford Cardinals football team represented Stanford University in the 1980 NCAA Division I-A football season. Following the surprise resignation of Rod Dowhower, Stanford's new head coach was Paul Wiggin, a former star defensive end at Stanford who had also played 10 years in the NFL and most recently had been an assistant coach in the NFL.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 6 at Oregon #15 Autzen StadiumEugene, OR W 35–25  
September 13 Tulane* #13 Stanford StadiumStanford, CA W 19–14  
September 20 at Boston College* #11 Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, MA L 13–30  
September 27 at #4 Oklahoma* Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK W 31–14  
October 4 San Jose State* #15 Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA W 35–21  
October 11 at #5 UCLA #16 Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA L 21–35  
October 18 Washington #20 Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA L 24–27  
October 25 at #17 Washington State Martin StadiumPullman, WA W 48–34  
November 1 Oregon State Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA W 54–13  
November 8 #4 USC Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA L 9–34  
November 22 California California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA (83rd Big Game) L 23–28  
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stanford job to thrill Wiggin". Lawrence Journal-World. February 2, 1980. Retrieved January 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Stanford Game-by-Game Results; 1980–1984". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved January 21, 2013.