|1952 Stanford Indians football|
|Conference||Pacific Coast Conference|
|1952 record||5–5 (2–5 PCC)|
|Head coach||Chuck Taylor (2nd season)|
|Home stadium||Stanford Stadium|
|1952 PCC football standings|
|#5 USC †||6||–||0||–||0||10||–||1||–||0|
|† – Conference champion |
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1952 Stanford Indians football team represented Stanford University in the 1952 college football season. The team was led by head coach Chuck Taylor in his second year and played their home games at Stanford Stadium in Stanford, California.
After winning the conference and making it to the Rose Bowl in the previous season, the team was ranked #13 in preseason polls. After winning their first four games, the team lost five of the last six games, including a 26–0 Big Game shutout—its worst loss to rival California in more than half a century—to finish well out of the conference championship.
|September 20*||Santa Clara||#13||Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA||W 28–13|
|September 27||at #15 Washington State||#13||Rogers Field • Pullman, WA||W 14–13|
|October 4*||Michigan||Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA||W 14–7|
|October 11||Oregon State||Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA||W 41–28|
|October 18||at #10 UCLA||#13||Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum • Los Angeles, CA||L 14–24|
|October 25||Washington||Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA||L 14–27|
|November 1*||San Jose State||Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA (Rivalry)||W 35–13|
|November 8||#6 USC||Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA||L 7–54|
|November 15||Oregon||Stanford Stadium • Stanford, CA||L 20–21|
|November 20||at California||California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA (55th Big Game)||L 0–26|
|*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll.|
Players drafted by the NFLEdit
|Bob Mathias||Back||30||352||Washington Redskins|
- ↑ "1952 Preseason AP Football Poll". College Poll Archive. http://www.collegepollarchive.com/football/ap/seasons.cfm?appollid=141. Retrieved August 5, 2014.
- ↑ "Stanford Game-by-Game Results; 1952–1956". College Football Data Warehouse. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/div_ia/pac10/stanford/yearly_results.php?year=1952. Retrieved August 5, 2014.
- ↑ Eule, Brian (November–December 2006). "The Champion". Stanford Magazine. https://alumni.stanford.edu/get/page/magazine/article/?article_id=33376. Retrieved August 5, 2014.
- ↑ "1953 NFL Draft". http://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/1953.htm. Retrieved August 5, 2014.