1959 Oregon State Beavers football
ConferenceIndependent
1959 record3–7
Head coach
Home stadiumParker Stadium
Multnomah Stadium (Portland)
Seasons
← 1958
1960 →
1959 NCAA University Division independents football records
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
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
Boston University     4 5 0
Florida State     4 6 0
San Jose State     4 6 0
Texas Tech     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 State Beavers football team represented Oregon State College as an independent during the 1959 NCAA University Division football season. In their fifth season under head coach Tommy Prothro, the Beavers compiled a 3–7 record and were outscored 178 to 166.[1] They played three home games on campus at Parker Stadium in Corvallis and one at Multnomah Stadium in Portland.

Earlier in the year, the Pacific Coast Conference (PCC) disbanded; this was the first of five years that Oregon State and Oregon competed as independents.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 19USCL 6–27 23,895
September 26at Texas TechL 14–15 20,000
October 3at NebraskaL 6–7 27,961
October 10at MichiganL 7–18 74,693[2]
October 17IdahoW 66–18 10,628
October 24at CaliforniaW 24–20 41,000
October 31Washington State
  • Parker Stadium
  • Corvallis, OR
L 0–14 17,601
November 7at No. 12 WashingtonL 6–13 45,317
November 14Stanford
  • Parker Stadium
  • Corvallis, OR
L 22–39 10,900[3]
November 21at No. 15 OregonW 15–7 22,500[4]
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References

  1. ^ "1959 Oregon State Beavers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 7, 2016.
  2. ^ Jack Berry (October 11, 1959). "Oregon State Helps U-M Avert Record: Bump, Wolverines End Dry Spell, 18 to 7". Detroit Free Press. p. 1E – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ Tims, Marvin (November 15, 1959). "Face paces Stanford past OSC by 39-22". Eugene Register-Guard. (Oregon). p. 1B.
  4. ^ Strite, Dick (November 22, 1959). "Ducks upset 15-7 by Oregon State". Eugene Register-Guard. (Oregon). p. 1B.