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1901 California Golden Bears football
ConferenceIndependent
1901 record9–0–1
Head coachFrank W. Simpson (1st season)
Seasons
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1902 →

Template:1901 college football records The 1901 California Golden Bears football team was an American football team that represented the University of California as an independent during the 1901 college football season. In its first season under head coach Frank W. Simpson, the team compiled a 9–0–1 record and outscored opponents by a total of 106 to 15.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
September 28Reliance Athletic ClubBerkeley, CAT 0–0[2]
October 5Olympic ClubBerkeley, CAW 5–0[3]
October 10Olympic ClubBerkeley, CAW 6–0 (practice)[4]
October 12Reliance Athletic ClubBerkeley, CAW 6–0[5]
October 26vs. Olympic Club
W 6–5[6]
November 1vs. Mare Island Navy YardBerkeley, CAW 16–0[7]
November 9vs. Stanford
  • Richmond Field
  • San Francisco, CA (Big Game)
W 2–0[8]
November 30Nevada StateBerkeley, CAW 12–0[9]
December 25at All Southern CaliforniaLos Angeles, CAW 38–0[10]
December 28at Perris Indian School
W 15–10[11]
[12][13]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "2015 Media Guide". Cal Golden Bears Athletics. p. 160. Archived from the original on October 26, 2016. https://web.archive.org/web/20161026170757/https://admin.xosn.com/attachments1/423534.pdf. Retrieved October 20, 2016.
  2. "Football Season Opens in Sultry Weather; Reliance and Olympic Meet the Varsities; California Plays Oakland Team at Berkeley, but Neither Side Is Able to Score". The San Francisco Examiner: p. 13. September 29, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29666508/football_season_opens_in_sultry/.
  3. "Varsity Football Elevens Meet the Athletic Club Teams Again: California Team Defeats Olympics". San Francisco Chronicle: p. 24. October 6, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29667119/varsity_football_elevens_meet_the/.
  4. "Fast Football Practice". The San Francisco Call: p. 11. October 11, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29669472/fast_football_practice/.
  5. "California Team Defeats Reliance". San Francisco Chronicle: p. 10. October 13, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29669320/california_team_defeats_reliance/.
  6. "California Gains Victory Over Olympic Club Eleven". The San Francisco Call: p. 26. October 27, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29669160/california_gains_victory_over_olympic/.
  7. "Navy Team Easy for the Varsity". San Francisco Chronicle: p. 4. November 2, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29667900/navy_team_easy_for_the_varsity/.
  8. "California Defeats Stanford in a Fierce Contest on a Stubborn Field". The San Francisco Examiner: pp. 1, 18. November 10, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29667338/california_defeats_stanford_in_a_fierce/.
  9. "California Defeats Nevada's Plucky Football Team in a Snappy Game on the Berkeley Campus". The San Francisco Call: p. 10. October 31, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29630454/california_defeats_nevadas_plucky/.
  10. "California Downs the Southerners". San Francisco Chronicle: p. 3. December 26, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29667519/california_downs_the_southerners/.
  11. "Close Score at Riverside: Perris Indians Bump Into Champions". Los Angeles Times: p. III-1. December 29, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29669700/close_score_at_riverside_perris/.
  12. 2015 Football Information Guide. Cal Athletics. 2015. p. 1962. Archived from the original on October 26, 2016. https://web.archive.org/web/20161026170757/https://admin.xosn.com/attachments1/423534.pdf.
  13. Migdol, Gary (1997). Stanford: Home of Champions. Champaign, IL: Sports Publishing. p. 33. ISBN 1-57167-116-1. https://books.google.com/books?id=ntBDmB_fYo8C&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q=big%20game. Retrieved 22 February 2018.
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