1968 Long Beach State 49ers football team

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1968 Long Beach State 49ers football
Conference California Collegiate Athletic Association
1968 record3–7 (1–3 CCAA)
Head coach Don Reed (11th season)
Home stadium Veterans Stadium
(Capacity: 11,600)
Seasons
  1967
1969  
1968 California Collegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
No. 18 UPI Fresno State $400  740
Cal Poly 220  730
Cal State Los Angeles 220  630
Valley State 130  540
Cal State Long Beach 130  370
  • $ Conference champion
Rankings from College Division poll

The 1968 Long Beach State 49ers football team represented California State College, Long Beach [note 1] during the 1968 NCAA College Division football season. The 49ers competed in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA).

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This was Cal State Long Beach's last year playing in the College Division, before moving to the University Division in 1969. The team was led by head coach Don Reed, in his eleventh (and last) 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 three wins and seven losses (3–7, 1–3 CCAA).

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 21at Northern Arizona *
L 20–26
September 27 Texas A&I [note 2] *L 7–35
October 5at Valley State [note 3] L 20–21
October 12at UTEP *W 22–21
October 19 UC Santa Barbara *
  • Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • Long Beach, CA
L 21–42
October 26at Santa Clara *L 21–27
November 2 Cal Poly [note 4]
  • Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • Long Beach, CA
W 12–7
November 9at Fresno State [note 5] L 28–348,201 [1]
November 16at Cal State Los Angeles L 29–462,078 [2]
November 23 San Francisco State [note 6] *
  • Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • Long Beach, CA
W 28–14
  • *Non-conference game

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Team players in the NFL

No Long Beach State 49ers were selected in the 1969 NFL Draft. [4]

Notes

  1. California State University, Long Beach (Long Beach State) was known as California State College, Long Beach from 1964 to 1971.
  2. Texas A&M University–Kingsville was known as Texas A&I University from 1967 to 1993.
  3. California State University, Northridge was known as San Fernando Valley State College from 1958 to 1971.
  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, Fresno was known as Fresno State College from 1949 to 1971.
  6. San Francisco State University was known as San Francisco State College from 1935 to 1971.

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References

  1. "Fresno State 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved December 8, 2016.
  2. "Valley State Stages 'Miracle' Rally to Win". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. November 17, 1968. p. D-18. Retrieved January 21, 2017 via Newspapers.com. Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg
  3. "Cal State Long Beach Yearly Results" . Retrieved January 7, 2017.
  4. "1969 NFL Draft" . Retrieved December 7, 2016.