1970 Long Beach State 49ers football team

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1970 Long Beach State 49ers football
PCAA co-champion
Pasadena Bowl, T 24–24 vs. Louisville
Conference Pacific Coast Athletic Association
1970 record9–2–1 (5–1 PCAA)
Head coach
Home stadium Veterans Stadium
(Capacity: 11,600)
Seasons
  1969
1971  
1970 Pacific Coast Athletic Association football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
San Diego State +510  920
Long Beach State +510  921
Fresno State 420  840
Pacific (CA) 230  560
San Jose State 230  290
UC Santa Barbara 150  290
Cal State Los Angeles 040  190
  • + Conference co-champions

The 1970 Long Beach State 49ers football team represented California State College, Long Beach [note 1] during the 1970 NCAA College Division football season.

Contents

Cal State Long Beach competed in the Pacific Coast Athletic Association (PCAA). [note 2] The team was led by second-year head coach Jim Stangeland, and played the majority of home games at Veterans Stadium adjacent to the campus of Long Beach City College in Long Beach, with one well-attended game at Anaheim Stadium in Anaheim on a Friday night. [1] They were PCAA co-champions, with a regular season record of nine wins and two losses (9–2, 5–1 PCAA).

Since they had beaten the other co-champion (San Diego State) at Anaheim, the 49ers qualified for a postseason bowl game, the 1970 Pasadena Bowl. [1] Played on December 19 against the Missouri Valley champion Louisville Cardinals at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, it ended in 24–24 tie, [2] and the 49ers finished the season at 9–2–1.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 12at Montana State *W 9–3
September 19at Pacific (CA) L 6–915,840 [3]
September 26 Hawaii *L 14–2310,351 [4]
October 3at San Jose State [note 3] W 7–3
October 10 Boise State *
  • Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • Long Beach, California
W 27–146,472 [5]
October 17 UC Santa Barbara
  • Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • Long Beach, California
W 33–7
October 31 Cal Poly [note 4] *
  • Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • Long Beach, California
W 49–205,724 [6]
November 7at Fresno State [note 5] W 50–147,500 [7]
November 12at Cal State Los Angeles W 40–71,446 [8]
November 20No. 14 San Diego State [note 6] W 27–1139,005 [9]
November 28at Valley State [note 7] *W 21–0200 [10]
December 19vs. Louisville *T 24–2420,472 [2]
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
Source: [11]

NFL Draft

Two 49ers were selected in the 1971 NFL Draft. [12]

PlayerPositionRoundOverallNFL Club
Leon Burns Running back 1 13 San Diego Chargers
Jeff Severson Defensive back 12 297 Washington Redskins

Notes

  1. California State University, Long Beach (Long Beach State) was known as California State College, Long Beach from 1964 to 1971.
  2. The Big West Conference was known as the Pacific Coast Athletic Association from its founding in 1969 through 1987.
  3. San Jose State University was known as San Jose State College from 1935 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 Diego State University was known as San Diego State College from 1935 to 1971.
  7. California State University, Northridge was known as San Fernando Valley State College from 1958 to 1971.

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References

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  5. "2015 Boise State Football Media Guide". Boise State University Athletics. 2015. p. 157. Retrieved February 14, 2017.
  6. "Cal State (LB) Crushes Cal Poly (SLO), 49-20". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. November 1, 1970. p. D-9. Retrieved March 17, 2017 via Newspapers.com. Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg
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  9. Jim McCormack (November 21, 1970). "49ers Slay The Giant, 27-11". Independent Press-Telegram. Long Beach, California. p. 1-B. Retrieved January 16, 2017 via Newspapers.com. Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg
  10. "Burns Leads 49ers". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. November 29, 1970. p. 1-B. Retrieved February 22, 2017 via Newspapers.com. Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg
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  12. "1971 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 24 February 2021.