1986 Stanford Cardinal football team

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1986 Stanford Cardinal football
Gator Bowl, L 21–27 vs. Clemson
ConferencePacific-10 Conference
1986 record8–4 (5–3 Pac-10)
Head coachJack Elway (3rd season)
Home stadiumStanford Stadium
(Capacity: 85,500)
Seasons
← 1985
1987 →
1986 Pacific-10 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 4 Arizona State $ 5 1 1     10 1 1
No. 14 UCLA 5 2 1     8 3 1
No. 18 Washington 5 2 1     8 3 1
Stanford 5 3 0     8 4 0
USC 5 3 0     7 5 0
No. 11 Arizona 5 3 0     9 3 0
Oregon 3 5 0     5 6 0
Washington State 2 6 1     3 7 1
California 2 7 0     2 9 0
Oregon State 1 6 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1986 Stanford Cardinal football team represented Stanford University in the 1986 NCAA Division I-A football season. In head coach Jack Elway's third season at Stanford, the Cardinal had its first winning season since 1980 and received its first post-season bowl invitation since 1978.[1][2]

The team played their home games at Stanford Stadium in Stanford, California and competed in the Pacific-10 Conference.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentRankSiteTVResult
September 13at Texas*W 31–20
September 20San Jose State*W 28–10
September 27at Oregon StateW 17–7
October 4San Diego State*
  • Stanford Stadium
  • Stanford, CA
W 17–10
October 11No. 12 WashingtonNo. 18
  • Stanford Stadium
  • Stanford, CA
TBSL 24–14
October 18at OregonW 41–7
October 25USCNo. 19
  • Stanford Stadium
  • Stanford, CA (rivalry)
CBSL 0–10
November 1Washington State
  • Stanford Stadium
  • Stanford, CA
W 42–12
November 8at No. 12 UCLACBSW 28–23
November 22at CaliforniaNo. 16L 11–17
November 30vs. ArizonaESPNW 29–24
December 27vs. No. 21 Clemson*No. 20CBSL 21–27
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

1987 NFL Draft[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Dave Wyman Linebacker 2 45 Seattle Seahawks
Thomas Henley Wide receiver 6 152 New Orleans Saints
Tony Leiker Defensive end 7 172 Green Bay Packers
Toi Cook Running back 8 207 New Orleans Saints
John Paye Quarterback 10 275 San Francisco 49ers

[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stanford Game-by-Game Results; 1986–1990". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on 2013-01-18. Retrieved September 10, 2012.
  2. ^ "1986 AP Football Poll". CollegePollArchive.com. Retrieved September 12, 2012.
  3. ^ https://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/1987.htm