1928 Arizona Wildcats football
ConferenceIndependent
1928 record5–1–2
Head coach
CaptainTheodore R. P. Diebold
Seasons
← 1927
1929 →
1928 Western college football independents records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Arizona     5 1 2
Idaho Southern Branch     5 1 2
Gonzaga     6 2 1
New Mexico     5 2 1
Humboldt State     2 1 0
Loyola (CA)     5 3 0
Tempe State     3 2 1
Regis     5 4 0
Santa Clara     5 4 0
New Mexico A&M     4 5 0
Hawaii     2 5 0

The 1928 Arizona Wildcats football team represented the University of Arizona as an independent during the 1928 college football season. In their 14th season under head coach Pop McKale, the Wildcats compiled a 5–1–2 record and outscored their opponents, 152 to 110. The team captain was Theodore R. P. "Ted" Diebold.[1] The team's sole loss was to USC by a 78–7 score. The 78 points allowed against USC remains an Arizona program record, as does the 12 touchdowns allowed and the 38 points allowed in the fourth quarter against USC.[2]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
September 29at UCLA
T 7–7
October 13Pomona
W 13–6
October 20Tempe State
  • University Field
  • Tucson, AZ
W 39–0
October 27at Texas MinesEl Paso, TXW 12–6
November 3New Mexico
  • University Field
  • Tucson, AZ (rivalry)
T 6–6
November 10at USCL 7–78
November 17New Mexico A&M
  • University Field
  • Tucson, AZ
W 40–0
November 29Whittier
  • University Field
  • Tucson, AZ
W 28–7

References

  1. ^ "Arizona Football 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). University of Arizona. 2016. pp. 102, 104. Retrieved September 7, 2016.
  2. ^ 2016 Media Guide, pp. 84, 89.