1956 Long Beach State 49ers football team

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1956 Long Beach State 49ers football
ConferenceIndependent
1956 record5–3
Head coach Mike DeLotto (2nd season)
Home stadium Veterans Stadium
(Capacity: 11,600)
Seasons
  1955
1957  
1956 NCAA College Division independents football records
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Northern Michigan     701
Tampa     720
Cal Poly San Dimas     620
Mississippi Southern     721
Wabash     621
Hawaii     730
Franklin & Marshall     521
Xavier     730
Pepperdine     630
Washington University     630
La Verne     640
Buffalo     530
Drexel     530
Long Beach State     530
Delaware     531
Baldwin–Wallace     450
Rose Poly     340
Carnegie Tech     350
Temple     350
UC Riverside     160

The 1956 Long Beach State 49ers football team represented Long Beach State College [note 1] during the 1956 NCAA College Division football season. The 49ers were in their second year of existence, and did not compete in any college conference in 1956.

Contents

The team was led by head coach Mike DeLotto, in his second year, and played home games at Veterans Stadium adjacent to the campus of Long Beach City College in Long Beach, California. They finished the season with a record of five wins and three losses (5–3).

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 22 Occidental W 14–13
October 6at Santa Barbara [note 2]
L 6–13
October 13 Pepperdine [note 3]
  • Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • Long Beach, California
W 26–12
October 20at Cal Poly [note 4] L 12–65
October 27 Los Angeles State [note 5] L 0–23
November 3 La Verne
W 23–20
November 9 Arizona State, Flagstaff [note 6]
  • Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • Long Beach, California
W 7–6
November 16 Cal Aggies [note 7]
  • Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • Long Beach, California
W 10–0

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Team players in the NFL

No Long Beach State 49ers were selected in the 1957 NFL Draft. [3]

Notes

  1. California State University, Long Beach was known as Long Beach State College from 1950 to 1963.
  2. University of California, Santa Barbara was known as Santa Barbara College of the University of California from 1944 to 1958.
  3. Pepperdine University was known as George Pepperdine College from 1937 to 1970.
  4. 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.
  5. California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) was known as Los Angeles State College of Applied Arts and Sciences from 1947 to 1963.
  6. Northern Arizona University was known as Arizona State College at Flagstaff from 1945 to 1957.
  7. University of California, Davis was known as Northern Branch of the College of Agriculture from 1922 to 1959. In common usage, the sports teams were called the "Cal Aggies" from 1924 until the mid 1970s.

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References

  1. Long Beach State Football 1956 (pamphlet). Long Beach, California: LBSC Athletic Department. 1956.
  2. "Cal St.-Long Beach Yearly Results" . Retrieved January 7, 2017.
  3. "1957 NFL Draft" . Retrieved December 7, 2016.