1957 Fresno State Bulldogs football team
1957 Fresno State Bulldogs football team represented Fresno State College during the [note 1] 1957 NCAA College Division football season.
The team was led by sixth-year head coach
Clark Van Galder and played home games at Ratcliffe Stadium on the campus of Fresno City College in Fresno, California. They finished the season with a record of five wins and five losses (5–5, 1–1 CCAA).
Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 21 Montana State * L 14–27 9,598
September 28 at Pacific (CA) [note 2] * L 12–34 20,500
October 5 San Diego Marines [note 3] * Ratcliffe Stadium Fresno, CA L 0–53 6,050
October 12 at San Francisco State [note 4] * W 27–7 3,000
October 19 at Cal Poly [note 5] L 7–14 7,000
October 26 at Idaho * L 6–20 5,000
November 3 San Diego State [note 6] Ratcliffe Stadium Fresno, CA ( Rivalry) W 27–0  3,761
November 9 BYU * Ratcliffe Stadium Fresno, CA W 27–14 7,523
November 16 San Jose State [note 7] * Ratcliffe Stadium Fresno, CA ( Rivalry) W 13–6 8,570
November 22 at Hawaii * W 31–8 10,000 
 Team players in the NFL
The following were selected in the
1958 NFL Draft. 
California State University, Fresno was known as Fresno State College from 1949 to 1971.
University of the Pacific (UOP) was known as College of the Pacific from 1911 to 1961.
Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) in San Diego fielded a team that played against colleges and other military teams from 1922 to 1964.
San Francisco State University was known as San Francisco State College from 1935 to 1971.
^ The official name of Cal Poly has been
California Polytechnic State University since 1947. However, it is more commonly known as either Cal Poly San Luis Obispo or just Cal Poly.
San Diego State University was known as San Diego State College from 1935 to 1971.
San Jose State University was known as San Jose State College from 1935 to 1971. References
Johnny McDonald (November 3, 1957). "Fresno State Jolts Aztecs Again, 27-0". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. p. B-7.
"Fresno State 2016 Media Guide" (PDF) . Retrieved . December 8, 2016
"Fresno State Yearly Results" . Retrieved . January 7, 2017
"1958 NFL Draft" . Retrieved . December 7, 2016
"Fresno St. Players/Alumni" . Retrieved . December 12, 2016
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