1966 Stanford Indians football team

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1966 Stanford Indians football
ConferenceAthletic Association of Western Universities
1966 record5–5 (1–4 AAWU)
Head coachJohn Ralston (4th season)
Home stadiumStanford Stadium (c. 85,500, grass)
Seasons
← 1965
1967 →
1966 AAWU football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
USC $ 4 1 0     7 4 0
No. 5 UCLA 3 1 0     9 1 0
Oregon State 3 1 0     7 3 0
Washington 4 3 0     6 4 0
California 2 3 0     3 7 0
Oregon 1 3 0     3 7 0
Washington State 1 3 0     3 7 0
Stanford 1 4 0     5 5 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1966 Stanford Indians football team represented Stanford University during the 1966 NCAA University Division football season.

Season[edit]

The Indians were coached by John Ralston in his fourth season. The team was 4–1 outside their conference, but won only one conference game, defeating rival California for the sixth straight season, establishing the longest winning streak by one team in the Big Game until the 2001 Stanford team surpassed the record.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 17San Jose State*W 25–21
September 24at Minnesota*L 21–35
October 1Tulane*
  • Stanford Stadium
  • Stanford, CA
W 33–14
October 8vs. OregonL 3–7
October 15No. 5 USC
  • Stanford Stadium
  • Stanford, CA (rivalry)
L 7–21
October 22at Illinois*W 6–3
October 29Washington
  • Stanford Stadium
  • Stanford, CA
L 20–22
November 14at Air Force*W 21–6
November 12at No. 8 UCLAL 0–10
November 19at CaliforniaW 13–7
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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Players drafted by the NFL[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Dave Lewis Quarterback 5 109 New York Giants
Mike Hibler Linebacker 5 131 Oakland Raiders
Tim Sheehan Center 10 261 Houston Oilers

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stanford Game-by-Game Results; 1966–1970". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on 2013-06-28. Retrieved May 24, 2013.
  2. ^ "1967 NFL Draft". Retrieved May 24, 2013.