1936 Stanford Indians football team

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1936 Stanford Indians football
ConferencePacific Coast Conference
1936 record2–5–2 (2–3–2 PCC)
Head coachTiny Thornhill (4th season)
Home stadiumStanford Stadium
Seasons
← 1935
1937 →
1936 PCC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 5 Washington $ 7 0 1     7 2 1
Washington State 6 2 1     6 3 1
USC 3 2 2     4 2 3
California 4 3 0     6 5 0
UCLA 4 3 1     6 3 1
Stanford 2 3 2     2 5 2
Oregon State 3 5 0     4 6 0
Montana 1 3 0     6 3 0
Oregon 1 6 1     2 6 1
Idaho 0 4 0     3 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1936 Stanford Indians football team represented Stanford University in the 1936 college football season. After winning three consecutive Pacific Coast Conference Championships the three prior seasons and the 1936 Rose Bowl on January 1, the Indians won only two games in head coach Tiny Thornhill's fourth season at Stanford. With a 2–5–2 record, Stanford lost more games in the 1936 season than in the prior three seasons combined and produced the school's worst season since the 1899 season when the Indians finished with an identical 2–5–2 record.[1] The team played their home games at Stanford Stadium in Stanford, California.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 26Santa Clara*L 0–13
October 3at Washington StateL 13–14
October 10Oregon
  • Stanford Stadium
  • Stanford, CA
T 7–7
October 24No. 6 USC
  • Stanford Stadium
  • Stanford, CA (rivalry)
L 7–14
October 31at UCLAW 19–6
November 7No. 6 Washington
  • Stanford Stadium
  • Stanford, CA
T 14–14
November 14vs. Oregon StateW 20–14
November 21at CaliforniaL 0–20
November 28at Columbia*L 0–7
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stanford Game-by-Game Results; 1936–1940". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on 2012-03-02. Retrieved September 9, 2011.
  2. ^ "Columbia will play Stanford in Gotham tilt". Schenectady Gazette. November 28, 1936. Retrieved October 14, 2014.