1955 Stanford Indians football team

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1955 Stanford Indians football
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Conference Pacific Coast Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 20
AP No. 16
1955 record 6–3–1 (3–2–1 PCC)
Head coach Chuck Taylor (5th year)
Home stadium Stanford Stadium
Seasons
← 1954
1956 →
1955 PCC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4 UCLA $ 6 0 0     9 2 0
Oregon State 5 2 0     6 3 0
#16 Stanford 3 2 1     6 3 1
Oregon 4 3 0     6 4 0
Washington 4 3 1     5 4 1
#13 USC 3 3 0     6 4 0
California 1 5 1     2 7 1
Washington State 1 5 1     1 7 2
Idaho 0 4 0     2 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1955 Stanford Indians football team represented Stanford University in the 1955 college football season. The team was led by Chuck Taylor in his fifth year. The team played their home games at Stanford Stadium in Stanford, California.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 17 Pacific* Stanford StadiumStanford, CA W 33–14  
September 24 vs. Oregon State Multnomah StadiumPortland, OR L 0–10  
October 1 No. 8 Ohio State* Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA W 6–0  
October 8 at Michigan State* No. 20 Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI L 14–38  
October 15 No. 9 UCLA Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA L 13–21  
October 22 at Washington Husky StadiumSeattle, WA T 7–7  
October 29 San Jose State* Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA (Rivalry) W 34–18  
November 5 at No. 16 USC Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA (Rivalry) W 28–20  
November 12 Oregon Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA W 44–7  
November 19 California No. 18 Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA (58th Big Game) W 19–0  
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Players drafted by the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Paul Wiggin Defensive end 6 73 Cleveland Browns
Jerry Gustafson Quarterback 27 315 San Francisco 49ers

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stanford Game-by-Game Results; 1955–1959". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved December 16, 2013. 
  2. ^ "1956 NFL Draft". Retrieved December 16, 2013.