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1954 Oregon State Beavers football
ConferencePacific Coast Conference
1954 record1–8 (1–6 PCC)
Head coachKip Taylor (6th season)
Home stadiumParker Stadium
Seasons
← 1953
1955 →
1954 PCC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 UCLA 6 0 0     9 0 0
#17 USC 6 1 0     8 4 0
Oregon 5 3 0     6 4 0
California 4 3 0     5 5 0
Washington State 3 4 0     4 6 0
Stanford 2 4 0     4 6 0
Idaho 1 2 0     4 5 0
Washington 1 6 0     2 8 0
Oregon State 1 6 0     1 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1954 Oregon State Beavers football team represented Oregon State University in the Pacific Coast Conference (PCC) during the 1954 college football season. In their sixth and final season under head coach Kip Taylor, the Beavers compiled a 1–8 record (1–6 against PCC opponents), finished in last place in the PCC, and were outscored by their opponents, 296 to 60. The team won the first game of the season, but then finished the season with eight consecutive losses.[1] The team played its home games at Parker Stadium in Corvallis, Oregon.

On November 22, 1954, two days after the final game of the season, Kip Taylor and three of his assistant coaches resigned. In six years as Oregon's State's head football coach, Taylor compiled a record of 20–36 (15–30 against PCC opponents).[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 25IdahoW 13–0
October 2WashingtonL 7–17
October 9at Washington StateL 6–34
October 16at Nebraska*L 7–27
October 23No. 3 UCLA
  • Parker Stadium
  • Corvallis, OR
L 0–61
October 30at No. 13 USCL 0–34
November 6at No. 14 Minnesota*L 6–44
November 13at CaliforniaL 7–46
November 20Oregon
L 14–33
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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