1948 Fresno State Bulldogs football team
|1948 Fresno State Bulldogs football|
|Conference||California Collegiate Athletic Association|
|1948 record||3–6–1 (2–3 CCAA)|
|Head coach||Ken Gleason (2nd season)|
|1948 California Collegiate Athletic Association football standings|
|San Jose State $||5||–||0||–||0||9||–||3||–||0|
|San Diego State||1||–||4||–||0||4||–||7||–||0|
Rankings from AP Poll
Fresno State competed in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA). The team was led by second-year head coach Ken Gleason and played home games at Ratcliffe Stadium on the campus of Fresno City College in Fresno, California. They finished the season with a record of three wins, six losses and one tie (3–6–1, 2–3 CCAA). The Bulldogs were outscored 108–267 for the season.
|September 25||at Portland||Multnomah Stadium • Portland, OR||T 6–6|
|October 2||Santa Clara*||Ratcliffe Stadium • Fresno, CA||L 7–45||12,081|
|October 9||at Cal Poly[note 2]*||Mustang Stadium • San Luis Obispo, CA||L 14–26|
|October 16||Santa Barbara[note 3]||Ratcliffe Stadium • Fresno, CA||W 28–7||5,218|
|October 23||at Pepperdine[note 4]*||Wrigley Field • Los Angeles, CA||L 13–14||5,000|
|October 30||New Mexico*||Ratcliffe Stadium • Fresno, CA||W 20–14||4,698|
|November 6||at San Diego State[note 5]||Aztec Bowl • San Diego, CA (Rivalry)||W 7–6||5,000|
|November 11||Nevada*||Ratcliffe Stadium • Fresno, CA||L 7–53||11,554|
|November 19||at San Jose State[note 6]*||Spartan Stadium • San Jose, CA (Rivalry)||L 6–41||10,000|
|November 25||Pacific (CA)[note 7]||Ratcliffe Stadium • Fresno, CA||L 0–55||6,487|
Team players in the NFL
- California State University, Fresno (Fresno State) was known as Fresno State Normal School from 1911 to 1948
- The official name of Cal Poly has been California Polytechnic State University since 1947. However, it is more commonly known as either Cal Poly San Luis Obispo or just Cal Poly.
- University of California, Santa Barbara was known as Santa Barbara College of the University of California from 1944 to 1958.
- Pepperdine University was known as George Pepperdine College from 1937 to 1970.
- San Diego State University was known as San Diego State College from 1935 to 1971.
- San Jose State University was known as San Jose State College from 1935 to 1971.
- University of the Pacific (UOP) was known as College of the Pacific from 1911 to 1961.
- "Pilots, Fresno Battle to Tie". Statesman Journal. Salem, Oregon. September 26, 1948. p. 10. Retrieved January 31, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Ventura Ties West Loop". The Bakersfield Californian. Bakersfield, California. October 18, 1948. p. 23. Retrieved March 13, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.
- Jack Curnow (October 24, 1948). "Pepperdine Nips Fresno, 14-13". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. p. I-29. Retrieved January 31, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.
- Howard Hagen (November 7, 1948). "Bulldogs Humble Aztecs, 7 to 6". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. p. 33-A.
- "Fresno State 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved December 8, 2016.
- "Fresno State Yearly Results". Retrieved January 7, 2017.
- "1949 NFL Draft". Retrieved December 7, 2016.
- "Fresno St. Players/Alumni". Retrieved December 12, 2016.
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