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Stanford Cardinal football
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First season 1892
Athletic director Bob Bowlsby
Head coach Jim Harbaugh
3rd year, 17–19  (.472)
Home stadium Stanford Stadium
Field Foster Field
Year built 1921
Stadium capacity 50,000
Stadium surface Grass
Location Stanford, California
Conference Pac-10
All-time record 653–451–52 (.587)
Postseason bowl record 9–11–1
Claimed national titles 1 (1926)[1]
Conference titles 12
Heisman winners 1
Consensus All-Americans 26
Current uniform
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Colors Cardinal and White            
Fight song "Come Join The Band" (official)
"All Right Now" (de facto)
Mascot Stanford Tree (unofficial)
Marching band Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band
Rival California Golden Bears
USC Trojans
Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Website GoStanford.com

The Stanford Cardinal football program competes in NCAA Division I-A and is a member of the Pac-10 Conference. Stanford began playing football in 1892, and its annual Big Game against Cal, also begun 1892, is one of the oldest rivalry games in college football.

Contents

Season records

Year Coach Record Win %
1891 No coach 3–1–0 .750
1892 Walter Camp 1–0–2 .667
1893 Pop Bliss 8–0–1 .944
1894 Walter Camp 6–3 .667
1895 4–0–1 .900
Camp Total (1893, 1894–1895) 11–3–3 .735
1896 H. P. Cross 2–1–1 .625
1897 G. H. Brooke 4–1 .800
1898 H. P. Cross 5–3–1 .611
Cross Total (1896, 1898) 7–4–2 .615
1899 Burr Chamberlain 2–5–2 .333
1900 Fielding Yost 7–2–1 .750
1901 Charles Fickert 3–2–2 .571
1902 C.L. Clemans 6–1 .857
1903 James F. Lanagan 8–0–3 .864
1904 7–2–1 .750
1905 8–0 1.000
Lanagan Total (1922–1923) 23–2–4[2] .862
1906 Football replaced by rugby
1907
1908
1909
1910
1911
1912
1913
1914
1915
1916
1917
1918 No Team (Due to World War I)
1919 Bob Evans 4–3 .571
1920 Walter D. Powell 4–3 .571
1921 Eugene Van Gent 4–2–2 .625
1922 Andrew Kerr 4–5 .444
1923 7–2 .777
Kerr Total (1922–1923) 11–7 .611
1924 Glenn "Pop" Warner 7–1–1 .833
1925 7–2 .777
1926 10–0–1 .955
1927 8–2–1 .773
1928 8–3–1 .708
1929 9–2 .818
1930 9–1–1 .864
1931 7–2–2 .727
1932 6–4–1 .591
Warner Total (1924–1932) 71–17–8 .781
1933 Claude E. Thornhill 8–2–1 .773
1934 9–1–1 .864
1935 8–1 .889
1936 2–5–2 .333
1937 4–3–2 .555
1938 3–6 .333
1939 1–7–1 .167
Thornhill Total (1933–1939) 35–25–7 .575
1940 Clark Shaughnessy 10–0 1.000
1941 6–3 .667
Shaughnessy Total (1940–1941) 16–3 .742
1942 Marchmont Schwartz 6–4 .600
1943 No Team (Due to World War II)
1944
1945
1946 Marchmont Schwartz 6–3–1 .650
1947 0–9 .000
1948 4–6 .400
1949 7–3–1 .682
1950 5–3–2 .600
Schwartz Total (1942, 1946–1950) 28–28–4 .500
1951 Chuck Taylor 9–2 .812
1952 5–5 .500
1953 6–3–1 .650
1954 4–6 .400
1955 6–3–1 .650
1956 4–6 .400
1957 6–4 .600
Taylor Total (1951–1957) 40–29–2 .577
1958 Jack Curtice 2–8 .200
1959 3–7 .300
1960 0–10 .000
1961 4–6 .400
1962 5–5 .500
Curtice Total (1958–1962) 14–36 .280
1963 John Ralston 3–7 .300
1964 5–5 .500
1965 6–3–1 .650
1966 5–5 .500
1967 5–5 .500
1968 6–3–1 .650
1969 7–2–1 .750
1970 9–3 .750
1971 9–3 .750
Ralston Total (1963–1971) 55–36–3 .585
1972 Jack Christiansen 6–5 .545
1973 7–4 .636
1974 5–4–2 .545
1975 6–4–1 .591
1976 6–5 .545
Christiansen Total (1972–1976) 30–22–3 .573
1977 Bill Walsh 9–3 .750
1978 8–4 .667
Walsh (1st Stint) Total (1977–1978) 17–7 .708
1979 Rod Dowhower 5–5–1 .500
1980 Paul Wiggin 6–5 .545
1981 4–7 .364
1982 5–6 .455
1983 1–10 .091
Wiggin Total (1980–1983) 16–28 .364
1984 Jack Elway 5–6 .455
1985 4–7 .364
1986 8–4 .667
1987 5–6 .455
1988 3–6–2 .364
Elway Total (1984–1988) 25–29–2 .464
1989 Dennis Green 3–8 .273
1990 5–6 .455
1991 8–4 .667
Green Total (1989–1991) 16–18 .471
1992 Bill Walsh 10–3 .769
1993 4–7 .364
1994 3–7–1 .318
Walsh (2nd Stint) Total (1992–1994) 17–17–1 .500
Walsh Total (1977–1978, 1992–1994) 34–24–1 .585
1995 Tyrone Willingham 7–4–1 .625
1996 7–5 .583
1997 5–6 .455
1998 3–8 .273
1999 8–4 .667
2000 5–6 .455
2001 9–3 .750
Willingham Total (1995–2001) 44–36–1 .549
2002 Buddy Teevens 2–9 .182
2003 4–7 .364
2004 4–7 .364
Teevens Total (2002–2004) 10–23 .303
2005 Walt Harris 5–6 .455
2006 1–11 .083
Harris Total (2005–2006) 6–17 .261
2007 Jim Harbaugh 4–8 .333
2008 5–7 .417
2009 8–4 .667
Harbaugh Total (2007–present) 17–19 .472
Stanford Grand Total (1891–present) 653–451–52 .587

Bowl game appearances and results

2007 offense lined up for a play
Year and bowl Winning team Losing team Result
1902 Rose Bowl Michigan 49 Stanford 0 Lost
1925 Rose Bowl Notre Dame 27 Stanford 10 Lost
1927 Rose Bowl Stanford 7 Alabama 7 Tied
1928 Rose Bowl Stanford 7 Pittsburgh 6 Won
1934 Rose Bowl Columbia 7 Stanford 0 Lost
1935 Rose Bowl Alabama 29 Stanford 13 Lost
1936 Rose Bowl Stanford 7 SMU 0 Won
1941 Rose Bowl Stanford 21 Nebraska 13 Won
1952 Rose Bowl Illinois 40 Stanford 7 Lost
1971 Rose Bowl Stanford 27 Ohio State 17 Won
1972 Rose Bowl Stanford 13 Michigan 12 Won
1977 Sun Bowl Stanford 24 LSU 14 Won
1978 Bluebonnet Bowl Stanford 25 Georgia 22 Won
1986 Gator Bowl Clemson 27 Stanford 21 Lost
1991 Aloha Bowl Georgia Tech 18 Stanford 17 Lost
1993 Blockbuster Bowl Stanford 24 Penn State 3 Won
1995 Liberty Bowl East Carolina 19 Stanford 13 Lost
1996 Sun Bowl Stanford 38 Michigan State 0 Won
2000 Rose Bowl Wisconsin 17 Stanford 9 Lost
2001 Seattle Bowl Georgia Tech 24 Stanford 14 Lost
2009 Sun Bowl Oklahoma 31 Stanford 27 Lost
Overall record 9-11-1

Individual award winners

Jim Plunkett - 1970
Jim Plunkett - 1970
Jim Plunkett - 1970
Troy Walters - 1999
Dick Norman - 1959
Guy Benjamin - 1977
Steve Dils - 1978
John Elway - 1982
Jim Plunkett - 1970
Toby Gerhart - 2009

College Football Hall of Fame

The following Stanford players and coaches are members of the College Football Hall of Fame:[3]

Pro Football Hall of Famers

The following Stanford players are members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame:[4]

Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame

The following Stanford players and coaches are members of the Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame:[5]

Stanford's All-Century Team

chosen by the Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, CA, November 18, 1999

Coach
Glenn "Pop" Warner (1924-32)

Offense
QB: Jim Plunkett (1968-70)
RB: Darrin Nelson (1977-81)
RB: Ernie Nevers (1923-25)
TE: Bill McColl (1949-51)
OL: Bob Whitfield (1989-91)
OL: George Buehler (1966-68)
OL: Vic Lindskog (1940-41)
OL: Chuck Taylor (1940-42)
OL: Bob Reynolds (1933-35)
WR: Troy Walters (1996-1999)
WR: Ken Margerum (1977-80)
PK: John Hopkins (1987-90)
UTL:Glyn Milburn (1990-92)

Defense
DL: Pat Donovan (1972-74)
DL: Pete Lazetich (1969-71)
DL: Paul Wiggin (1954-56)
DL: Kailee Wong (1994-97)
LB: Gordy Ceresino (1975-78)
LB: Dave Wyman (1982-84, '86)
LB: Jeff Siemon (1969-71)
DB: Toi Cook (1984-86)
DB: Randy Poltl (1971-73)
DB: Benny Barnes (1970-71)
DB: John Lynch (1990-92)
P: Frankie Albert (1939-41)

Current NFL players

The following Stanford players are currently playing in the NFL:[6]

References

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ Football record. Lanagan was the rugby coach from 1906-1908 after Stanford replaced football with rugby.
  3. ^ "Hall of Famers". College Football Hall of Fame. http://www.collegefootball.org/famersearch.php. Retrieved 2007-05-20. 
  4. ^ "Colleges: Pro Football Hall of Fame". Pro Football Hall of Fame. http://www.profootballhof.com/hof/colleges.html. Retrieved 2007-05-20. 
  5. ^ "The Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame". Stanford Department of Athletics. http://gostanford.cstv.com/trads/stan-trads-hof.html. Retrieved 2007-05-20. 
  6. ^ "NFL Colleges: S". ESPN.com. http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/college?letter=s. Retrieved 2009-11-19. 

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