1961 Long Beach State 49ers football team

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1961 Long Beach State 49ers football
Conference California Collegiate Athletic Association
1961 record5–5 (2–3 CCAA)
Head coach Don Reed (4th season)
Home stadium Veterans Stadium
(Capacity: 11,600)
Seasons
  1960
1962  
1961 California Collegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
No. 3 AP / #5 UPI Fresno State $500  1000
Cal Poly 320  440
San Diego State 221  721
Los Angeles State 221  441
Long Beach State 230  550
UC Santa Barbara 050  280
  • $ Conference champion
Rankings from College Division poll

The 1961 Long Beach State 49ers football team represented Long Beach State College [note 1] during the 1961 NCAA College Division football season. The 49ers competed in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA).

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The team was led by head coach Don Reed, in his fourth 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 five losses (5–5, 2–3 CCAA).

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 168:00 pmat Pacific (CA) [note 2] *L 7–12
September 232:00 pmat San Francisco State [note 3] *L 9–14
September 308:00 pm Sacramento State [note 4] *W 21–18
October 78:00 pmat San Diego State [note 5] W 17–159,000 [1]
October 138:15 pmat UC Santa Barbara
W 18–13
October 218:00 pmat Cal Poly [note 6] L 14–21
October 288:00 pm San Diego *
  • Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • Long Beach, California
W 14–12
November 38:00 pmNo. 6 Fresno State [note 7]
  • Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • Long Beach, California
L 14–375,000 [2]
November 118:00 pm Los Angeles State [note 8] Dagger-14-plain.png
  • Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • Long Beach, California
L 6–175,341 [3]
November 188:00 pmat Pepperdine [note 9] *W 22–15
  • *Non-conference game
  • Dagger-14-plain.pngHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Small-College Football Poll poll released prior to the game

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Team players in the NFL/AFL

The following were selected in the 1962 NFL Draft. [6]

PlayerPositionRoundOverallNFL team
Lynn Hoyem Guard – Tackle19254 Dallas Cowboys

The following were selected in the 1962 AFL Draft. [6]

PlayerPositionRoundOverallAFL team
Lynn Hoyem Guard – Tackle29226 Denver Broncos

Notes

  1. California State University, Long Beach was known as Long Beach State College from 1950 to 1963.
  2. University of the Pacific (UOP) was known as College of the Pacific from 1911 to 1961.
  3. San Francisco State University was known as San Francisco State College from 1935 to 1971.
  4. California State University, Sacramento was known as Sacramento State College from 1947 to 1971.
  5. San Diego State University was known as San Diego State College from 1935 to 1971.
  6. 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.
  7. California State University, Fresno was known as Fresno State College from 1949 to 1971.
  8. California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) was known as Los Angeles State College of Applied Arts and Sciences from 1947 to 1963.
  9. San Francisco State University was known as San Francisco State College from 1935 to 1971.

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References

  1. Howard Hagen (October 8, 1961). "Long Beach St. Field Goal Hands Aztecs 17-15 Defeat". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. p. G-1.
  2. "Fresno State 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved December 8, 2016.
  3. Al Larson (November 12, 1961). "Diablos in 17-6 Upset of 49ers". Independent Press-Telegram. Long Beach, California. Retrieved January 21, 2017 via Newspapers.com. Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg
  4. The 49ers Football 1961 (pamphlet). Long Beach, California: LBSC Athletic Department. 1961.
  5. The 49ers Football 1962 (pamphlet). Long Beach, California: LBSC Athletic Department. 1962.
  6. 1 2 "1962 NFL Draft" . Retrieved 7 December 2016.