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1959 Oregon Webfoots football
ConferenceIndependent
1959 record8–2
Head coachLen Casanova (9th season)
Home stadiumHayward Field
Seasons
← 1958
1960 →
1959 NCAA University Division independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Syracuse         11 0 0
No. 12 Penn State         9 2 0
Oregon         8 2 0
Rutgers         6 3 0
Detroit         6 4 0
Holy Cross         6 4 0
Memphis State         6 4 0
Miami (FL)         6 4 0
Oklahoma State         6 4 0
No. 20 Pittsburgh         6 4 0
Washington State         6 4 0
Boston College         5 4 0
Pacific (CA)         5 4 0
Air Force         5 4 1
Navy         5 4 1
Army         4 4 1
No. 17 Notre Dame         5 5 0
Florida State         4 6 0
San Jose State         4 6 0
Texas Tech         4 6 0
Xavier         4 6 0
Dayton         3 7 0
Marquette         3 7 0
Oregon State         3 7 0
Colgate         2 7 0
Idaho         1 9 0
Villanova         1 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1959 Oregon Webfoots football team represented the University of Oregon during the 1959 college football season. Following the collapse of the Pacific Coast Conference, it spent the 1959 season as an independent (it would join the PCC's successor conference, the AAWU, in 1964). In their ninth season under head coach Len Casanova, the Webfoots compiled an 8–2 record and outscored their opponents, 209 to 113.[1] The team divided its home schedule between Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon and Multnomah Stadium in Portland, Oregon.

The team's statistical leaders included Dave Grosz with 865 passing yards, Dave Powell with 495 rushing yards, and Greg Altenhofen with 240 receiving yards.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 19at StanfordW 28–27
September 26UtahW 21–6
October 3Washington State
  • Hayward Field
  • Eugene, OR
W 14–6
October 9at San Jose StateW 35–12
October 17No. 17 Air ForceW 20–3
October 24WashingtonNo. 11
  • Multnomah Stadium
  • Portland, OR (rivalry)
L 12–13
October 31at IdahoNo. 16W 45–7
November 7CaliforniaNo. 15
  • Multnomah Stadium
  • Portland, OR
W 20–18
November 14at Washington StateNo. 14W 7–6
November 21Oregon StateNo. 15
L 7–15
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1959 Oregon Ducks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/oregon/1959-schedule.html. Retrieved September 7, 2016.
  2. "1959 Oregon Ducks Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/oregon/1959.html. Retrieved September 7, 2016.
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