1966 Pacific Tigers Football Team
Get 1966 Pacific Tigers Football Team essential facts below. View Videos or join the 1966 Pacific Tigers Football Team discussion. Add 1966 Pacific Tigers Football Team to your PopFlock.com topic list for future reference or share this resource on social media.
1966 Pacific Tigers Football Team
1966 Pacific Tigers football
ConferenceIndependent
1966 record4-7
Head coachDoug Scovil (1st season)
Home stadiumPacific Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1965
1967 →
1966 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Notre Dame           9 0 1
Colgate           8 1 1
No. 8 Georgia Tech           9 2 0
Army           8 2 0
Dayton           8 2 0
Houston           8 2 0
Memphis State           7 2 0
No. 9 Miami (FL)           8 2 1
VPI           8 2 1
Syracuse           8 3 0
Colorado State           7 3 0
New Mexico State           7 3 0
West Texas State           7 3 0
Villanova           6 3 0
Holy Cross           6 3 1
Southern Miss           6 4 0
Texas Western           6 4 0
Rutgers           5 4 0
Tulane           5 4 1
Florida State           6 5 0
Buffalo           5 5 0
Penn State           5 5 0
Air Force           4 6 0
Boston College           4 6 0
Navy           4 6 0
Utah State           4 6 0
Xavier           4 6 0
Pacific           4 7 0
San Jose State           3 7 0
Pittsburgh           1 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1966 Pacific Tigers football team represented the University of the Pacific during the 1966 NCAA University Division football season.

Pacific competed as an independent in 1966, and played home games in Pacific Memorial Stadium[note 1] in Stockton, California. In their first season under head coach Doug Scovil, the Tigers finished with a record of four wins and seven losses (4-7), and were outscored 211-303.

While not a winning record, the 1966 season was an improvement; four wins were as many as they had the previous three seasons combined.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 17Cal State Los AngelesW 30-710,000[1]
September 24West Texas State[note 2]
  • Pacific Memorial Stadium
  • Stockton, California
L 7-49
October 1at IdahoL 7-2812,500[2]
October 8New Mexico State
  • Pacific Memorial Stadium
  • Stockton, California
L 23-49
October 15Montana
  • Pacific Memorial Stadium
  • Stockton, California
W 28-0
October 22at HawaiiW 41-07,000[3]
October 29San Jose State[note 3]
  • Pacific Memorial Stadium
  • Stockton, California
W 38-35
November 5Utah State
  • Pacific Memorial Stadium
  • Stockton, California
L 9-47
November 12at Fresno State[note 4]L 14-168,429[4]
November 18at Long Beach State[note 5]L 14-34
November 26at BYUL 0-38
Source:[5]

NFL/AFL Draft

No Tigers were selected in the 1967 NFL/AFL Draft.[6][7][8]

Notes

  1. ^ Amos Alonzo Stagg Memorial Stadium was known as Pacific Memorial Stadium from its opening in 1950 through 1987.
  2. ^ West Texas A&M University was known as West Texas State University from 1963 to 1992.
  3. ^ San Jose State University was known as San Jose State College from 1935 to 1971.
  4. ^ California State University, Fresno was known as Fresno State College from 1949 to 1971.
  5. ^ California State University, Long Beach (Long Beach State) was known as California State College, Long Beach from 1964 to 1971.

References

  1. ^ "Diablos Crushed by UOP's Attack, 30-7". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. September 18, 1966. p. D-8. Retrieved 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access
  2. ^ Wilson, Mike (October 2, 1966). "McDonald's 80-yard TD run aids Vandals' victory". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). p. 12.
  3. ^ "Hawaii Rainbow Warrior Football 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). p. 127. Retrieved 2007.
  4. ^ "Fresno State 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved 2016.
  5. ^ "1966 - Pacific (CA)". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 2017.
  6. ^ "1967 NFL Draft". Retrieved 2016.
  7. ^ "Pacific Players/Alumni". Retrieved 2017.
  8. ^ "Draft History: U. of Pacific". Retrieved 2017.

  This article uses material from the Wikipedia page available here. It is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.

1966_Pacific_Tigers_football_team
 



 



 
Music Scenes