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1936 Idaho Vandals football
ConferencePacific Coast Conference
1936 record3–7 (0–4 PCC)
Head coachTed Bank (2nd season)
Assistant coachPercy Clapp
Assistant coachBob Tessier
Assistant coachAl Paddock (freshmen)
Home stadiumMacLean Field
Seasons
← 1935
1937 →
1936 PCC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#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 Idaho Vandals football team represented the University of Idaho in the 1936 college football season. The Vandals were led by second-year head coach Ted Bank, and were members of the Pacific Coast Conference. Home games were played on campus in Moscow at MacLean Field, with none in Boise.

Idaho compiled a 3–7 overall record and lost all four games in the PCC.

In the Battle of the Palouse with neighbor Washington State, the Vandals suffered a ninth straight loss, falling 0–14 at homecoming in Moscow on October 10.[1] Idaho's most recent win in the series was eleven years earlier in 1925 and the next was eighteen years away in 1954.

Future coaches among the Vandal players included sophomores Tony Knap, Lyle Smith, and Steve Belko.

This was the final season for varsity football at MacLean Field and its final game on November 21 was a Vandal win;[2] grading began on the new stadium site to the west in late summer 1936, and it opened the following season as Neale Stadium.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 26Whitman*W 25–65,000
October 3at WashingtonL 0–2210,481  
October 10Washington Statedagger
L 0–1412,500  
October 17vs. OregonL 0–138,000
October 24at Nevada*L 6–76,000
October 31at Gonzaga*
W 18–78,500
November 7vs. Saint Mary's (CA)*L 7–26
November 14at MontanaL 0–166,000
November 21North Dakota State*
  • MacLean Field
  • Moscow, Idaho [2]
W 13–123,200
November 26vs. Utah State*
L 0–1011,000  
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming

All-conference

No Vandals were named to the All-Coast team; honorable mention were tackle Stonko Pavkov, guard John Cooper, halfback Clarence Devlin, and fullback Ross Sundberg.[12][13]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "W.S.C. Cougars defeat Idaho Vandals 14-0 before homecoming crowd of 12,500 at Moscow". Lewiston Morning Tribune. Associated Press ((Idaho)): p. 11. October 11, 1936. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=eKtfAAAAIBAJ&sjid=qDIMAAAAIBAJ&pg=1630%2C727879.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Idaho takes 13-12 win from Dakota". Eugene Register-Guard. Associated Press ((Oregon)): p. 14. November 22, 1936. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=FrlWAAAAIBAJ&sjid=T-kDAAAAIBAJ&pg=3472%2C5119207.
  3. "Revenge sweet as Idaho wins". Spokesman-Review ((Spokane, Washington)): p. 1, sports. September 27, 1936. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=JdITAAAAIBAJ&sjid=fOMDAAAAIBAJ&pg=3632%2C4291440.
  4. Simpson, Ned (October 18, 1936). "Oregon takes Vandals 13-0 in last push". Eugene Register-Guard ((Oregon)): p. 1. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=87hWAAAAIBAJ&sjid=T-kDAAAAIBAJ&pg=5612%2C2133026.
  5. "Nevada Wolves nose out Idaho". Lewiston Morning Tribune. Associated Press ((Idaho)): p. 10. October 25, 1936. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=e6tfAAAAIBAJ&sjid=qDIMAAAAIBAJ&pg=1515%2C1686226.
  6. Stark, Charles R., Jr. (November 1, 1936). "Vandals spring major upset as they crash through to wild victory". Spokesman-Review ((Spokane, Washington)): p. 1, sports. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=o_EUAAAAIBAJ&sjid=ruMDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6449%2C478110.
  7. "Vandals smack Bulldog rivals". Lewiston Morning Tribune. Associated Press ((Idaho)): p. 12. November 1, 1936. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=gKtfAAAAIBAJ&sjid=qDIMAAAAIBAJ&pg=1965%2C2201861.
  8. "St. Mary's drubs Idaho 26-7". Lewiston Morning Tribune. Associated Press ((Idaho)): p. 10. November 8, 1936. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=hKtfAAAAIBAJ&sjid=qDIMAAAAIBAJ&pg=1708%2C2723846.
  9. "Grizzlies smash down Idaho, 16-0". Eugene Register-Guard. Associated Press ((Oregon)): p. 14. November 15, 1936. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=D7lWAAAAIBAJ&sjid=T-kDAAAAIBAJ&pg=3954%2C4548996.
  10. Corbett, Mack (November 27, 1936). "Utah Aggies subdue Idaho Vandals 10-0 with superior offense". Deseret News ((Salt Lake City, Utah)): p. 15. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=5pROAAAAIBAJ&sjid=2bUDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6617%2C3066782.
  11. "Utah State defeats Idaho for clear season". Spokesman-Review. Associated Press ((Spokane, Washington)): p. 13. November 27, 1936. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=MlkpAAAAIBAJ&sjid=rOMDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6807%2C4205020.
  12. "Karamatic and Goddard among Northwest luminaries on Associated Press All-Coast team". Spokane Daily Chronicle. Associated Press ((Washington)): p. 18. December 3, 1936. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=4AYVAAAAIBAJ&sjid=v-MDAAAAIBAJ&pg=5114%2C601492.
  13. "AP All-Coast grid team". Eugene Register-Guard. Associated Press ((Oregon)): p. 8. December 3, 1936. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=IblWAAAAIBAJ&sjid=T-kDAAAAIBAJ&pg=5193%2C5948301.

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