1966 Long Beach State 49ers football team

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1966 Long Beach State 49ers football
Conference California Collegiate Athletic Association
1966 record6–3 (3–2 CCAA)
Head coach Don Reed (9th season)
Home stadium Veterans Stadium
(Capacity: 11,600)
Seasons
  1965
1967  
1966 California Collegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
No. 1 AP / #1 UPI San Diego State $500  1100
Fresno State 320  730
Cal State Long Beach 320  630
Cal Poly 230  640
Cal State Los Angeles 230  460
Valley State 050  271
  • $ Conference champion
Rankings from College Division poll

The 1966 Long Beach State 49ers football team represented California State College, Long Beach [note 1] during the 1966 NCAA College Division football season. The 49ers competed in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA).

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The team, led by head coach Don Reed, then in his ninth year, played their 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 six wins and three losses (6–3, 3–2 CCAA).

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 24 San Francisco State [note 2] *W 24–18
October 1at Valley State [note 3] W 24–20
October 8No. 6 San Diego State [note 4]
  • Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • Long Beach, CA
L 18–2113,187 [1]
October 15 UC Santa Barbara *
  • Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • Long Beach, CA
W 48–14
October 22at Northern Arizona *
L 12–32
October 29 Cal Poly [note 5]
  • Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • Long Beach, CA
W 32–0
November 5at Fresno State [note 6] W 28–207,452 [2] [3]
November 12at Cal State Los Angeles L 13–177,454 [4]
November 18 Pacific (CA) *
  • Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • Long Beach, CA
W 34–14
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Small-College Football Poll poll released prior to the game

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Team members in the NFL

The following player was selected in the 1967 NFL Draft. [6]

PlayerPositionRoundOverallNFL Team
Steve NewellWide Receiver9225 San Diego Chargers

Notes

  1. California State University, Long Beach (Long Beach State) was known as California State College, Long Beach from 1964 to 1971.
  2. San Francisco State University was known as San Francisco State College from 1935 to 1971.
  3. California State University, Northridge was known as San Fernando Valley State College from 1958 to 1971.
  4. San Diego State University was known as San Diego State College from 1935 to 1971.
  5. 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.
  6. California State University, Fresno was known as Fresno State College from 1949 to 1971.

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References

  1. Howard Hagen (December 11, 1966). "Aztecs Outlast Long Beach, 21-18". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. p. H-1.
  2. "Fresno State 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved December 8, 2016.
  3. "Diablos Bow, 16-6". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. November 5, 1967. p. D-13. Retrieved January 20, 2017 via Newspapers.com. Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg
  4. "Diablos Hold Off Cal State (LB) in Second Half for 17-13 Upset". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. November 13, 1966. p. D-10. Retrieved January 20, 2017 via Newspapers.com. Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg
  5. "Cal State Long Beach Yearly Results" . Retrieved January 7, 2017.
  6. "1967 NFL Draft" . Retrieved December 7, 2016.