|1936 Stanford Indians football|
|Conference||Pacific Coast Conference|
|1936 record||2–5–2 (2–3–2 PCC)|
|Head coach||Tiny Thornhill (4th season)|
|Home stadium||Stanford Stadium|
|1936 PCC football standings|
|#5 Washington †||7||–||0||–||1||7||–||2||–||1|
|† – Conference champion |
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1936 Stanford Indians football team represented Stanford University in the 1936 college football season. After winning three consecutive Pacific Coast Conference Championships the three prior seasons and the 1936 Rose Bowl on January 1, the Indians won only two games in head coach Tiny Thornhill's fourth season at Stanford. With a 2–5–2 record, Stanford lost more games in the 1936 season than in the prior three seasons combined and produced the school's worst season since the 1899 season when the Indians finished with an identical 2–5–2 record. The team played their home games at Stanford Stadium in Stanford, California.
|September 26*||Santa Clara||Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA||L 0–13|
|October 3||at Washington State||Rogers Field • Pullman, WA||L 13–14|
|October 10||Oregon||Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA||T 7–7|
|October 24||#6 USC||Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA||L 7–14|
|October 31||at UCLA||Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA||W 19–6|
|November 7||#6 Washington||Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA||T 14–14|
|November 14||vs. Oregon State||Multnomah Stadium • Portland, OR||W 20–14|
|November 21||at California||California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA (42nd Big Game)||L 0–20|
|November 28*||at Columbia||Polo Grounds • New York, NY||L 0–7|
|*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll.|
- "Stanford Game-by-Game Results; 1936–1940". College Football Data Warehouse. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/div_ia/pac10/stanford/yearly_results.php?year=1936. Retrieved September 9, 2011.
- "Columbia will play Stanford in Gotham tilt". Schenectady Gazette. November 28, 1936. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=HOZQAAAAIBAJ&sjid=HOkMAAAAIBAJ&pg=2843%2C3978448. Retrieved October 14, 2014.