1936 Fresno State Bulldogs football team

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1936 Fresno State Bulldogs football
Fresno State wordmark.png
Conference Far Western Conference
1936 record 5–3–1 (2–1 FWC)
Head coach James Bradshaw (1st season)
Home stadium Fresno State College Stadium
(Capacity: 13,000)
Seasons
← 1935
1937 →
1936 Far Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Pacific (CA) $ 4 0 0     5 4 1
Fresno State 2 1 0     5 3 1
Nevada 2 2 0     4 4 0
Cal Aggies 1 2 0     3 4 0
Chico State 0 4 0     1 6 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1936 Fresno State Bulldogs football team represented Fresno State Normal School[note 1] during the 1936 college football season.

Fresno State competed in the Far Western Conference (FWC).[note 2]> The 1936 team was led by first-year head coach James Bradshaw and played home games at Fresno State College Stadium[note 3] on the campus of Fresno City College in Fresno, California. They finished the season with a record of five wins, three losses and one tie (5–3–1, 2–1 FWC). The Bulldogs outscored their opponents 152–91 for the season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 26 San Francisco* Fresno State College StadiumFresno, CA L 0–14[1]   6,169
October 10 Whittier* Fresno State College Stadium • Fresno, CA W 18–0[2]   4,533
October 17 Northern Arizona[note 4]* Fresno State College Stadium • Fresno, CA W 31–6[3]   826
October 24 California JV* Fresno State College Stadium • Fresno, CA W 32–6[4]   4,952
October 31 Chico State[note 5] Fresno State College Stadium • Fresno, CA W 38–0[5]   2,558
November 7 Willamette* Fresno State College Stadium • Fresno, CA T 14–14[6]   4,132
November 13 at Pacific (CA)[note 6] Baxter Stadium • Stockton, CA L 0–17[7]   7,000
November 26 Nevada Fresno State College Stadium • Fresno, CA W 13–6[8]   6,521
December 5 at Hardin–Simmons* Coyote Stadium • Wichita Falls, TX L 6–28[9]   2,000
*Non-conference game.

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Team players in the NFL[edit]

No Fresno State Bulldog players were selected in the 1937 NFL Draft.[12][13]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ California State University, Fresno (Fresno State) was known as Fresno State Normal School from 1911 to 1948.
  2. ^ The Northern California Athletic Conference (NCAC) was known as the Far Western Conference (FWC) from its founding in 1925 to 1982.
  3. ^ Ratcliffe Stadium was known as Fresno State College Stadium from 1926 to 1940.
  4. ^ Northern Arizona University was known as Arizona State Teachers College at Flagstaff from 1929 to 1944.
  5. ^ California State University, Chico was known as Chico State College from 1935 to 1971.
  6. ^ University of the Pacific (UOP) was known as College of the Pacific from 1911 to 1961.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ed W. Orman (September 27, 1936). "S.F.U. Turns Back Fresno State By 14-0 Count; Drive In Second Half Gives Dons Victory Margin". The Fresno Bee. Fresno, California. p. 1-C. Retrieved March 6, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access publication – free to read
  2. ^ Ed W. Orman (October 11, 1936). "Fresno State Bulldogs Lace Whittier, 18 To 0; Bradshaw Men Roll Up Early Margin To Win". The Fresno Bee. Fresno, California. p. 1-C. Retrieved March 6, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access publication – free to read
  3. ^ Ed W. Orman (October 18, 1936). "Fresno State Smothers Arizona State, 31 To 6; Bulldogs Pile Up Early Lead on Wet Ground". The Fresno Bee. Fresno, California. p. 1-C. Retrieved March 6, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access publication – free to read
  4. ^ Ed W. Orman (October 25, 1936). "Fresno State Tramples U.C. Ramblers, 32 to 6; Bulldogs Score Three Times In First Stanza To End Berkeley Jinx". The Fresno Bee. Fresno, California. p. 1-C. Retrieved March 6, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access publication – free to read
  5. ^ "Fresno State Bulldogs Drub Chico, 38 To 0; Visitors Fail To Solve Repeated Scoring Threats". The Fresno Bee. Fresno, California. November 1, 1936. p. 1-C. Retrieved March 6, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access publication – free to read
  6. ^ Ed W. Orman (November 8, 1936). "Fresno State And Willamette Stage 14-14 Tie; Walt Byrd Runs 71 Yards In First Scoring Thrill". The Fresno Bee. Fresno, California. p. 1-C. Retrieved March 6, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access publication – free to read
  7. ^ Ed W. Orman (November 14, 1936). "Pacific Routs Fresno 17-0 And Wins Conference Title; Bulldogs Are Rudely Upset By Underrated Stockton Grid Team". The Fresno Bee. Fresno, California. p. 1-C. Retrieved March 6, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access publication – free to read
  8. ^ Ed W. Orman (November 27, 1936). "Fresno State Trims Nevada Team By 13 To 6 Score; Bulldogs Ring Down Curtain In Victorious Style". The Fresno Bee. Fresno, California. p. 1-C. Retrieved March 6, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access publication – free to read
  9. ^ Ed W. Orman (December 6, 1936). "Cowboys Overpower Fresno State 28-6 In Texas; Hardin–Simmons Crushes Repeated Bulldog Threats". The Fresno Bee. Fresno, California. p. 1-D. Retrieved March 6, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access publication – free to read
  10. ^ "Fresno State 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved December 8, 2016.
  11. ^ "Fresno State Yearly Results". Retrieved January 7, 2017.
  12. ^ "1937 NFL Draft". Retrieved December 7, 2016.
  13. ^ "Fresno St. Players/Alumni". Retrieved December 12, 2016.