1972 Long Beach State 49ers football team

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1972 Long Beach State 49ers football
Conference Pacific Coast Athletic Association
1972 record5–6 (1–3 PCAA)
Head coach
Home stadium Anaheim Stadium
(Capacity: 43,250)
Seasons
  1971
1973  
1972 Pacific Coast Athletic Association football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
San Diego State $400  1010
Pacific (CA) 310  830
Fresno State 130  641
Long Beach State 130  560
San Jose State 130  470
  • $ Conference champion

The 1972 Long Beach State 49ers football team represented California State University, Long Beach [note 1] during the 1972 NCAA University Division football season.

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Cal State Long Beach competed in the Pacific Coast Athletic Association. [note 2] The team was led by fourth year head coach Jim Stangeland, and played the majority of their home games at Anaheim Stadium in Anaheim, California. One home game was played at Veterans Stadium adjacent to the campus of Long Beach City College in Long Beach, California, and another at Falcon Stadium at Cerritos College in Norwalk, California. They finished the season with a record of five wins and six losses (5–6, 1–3 PCAA).

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 9at Western Michigan *L 20–28
September 16 North Texas State *W 24–214,972 [1]
September 22at Grambling State *W 25–1942,053 [2]
September 30 Cal State Fullerton *W 27–148,146 [3]
October 7 BYU *L 27–38
October 14at Pacific (CA) L 10–14
October 28at San Jose State [note 3] L 8–35
November 4at Fresno State [note 4] W 21–169,049 [4]
November 17 Northern Illinois *
  • Anaheim Stadium
  • Anaheim, California
L 13–22
November 25 San Diego State [note 5]
  • Anaheim Stadium
  • Anaheim, California
L 14–3317,644 [5]
December 2at Cal State Northridge *W 35–324,700 [6]
  • *Non-conference game

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Team players in the NFL

The following were selected in the 1973 NFL Draft. [8]

PlayerPositionRoundOverallNFL Team
Terry Metcalf Running back – Wide receiver363 St. Louis Cardinals

Notes

  1. The official name of Long Beach State has been California State University, Long Beach since 1972. However, it is still commonly known as Long Beach State.
  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 California State University, San Jose from 1972 to 1973.
  4. The official name of Fresno State has been California State University, Fresno since 1972. However, it is still commonly known as Fresno State.
  5. San Diego State University was known as California State University, San Diego from 1972 to 1973.

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References

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  2. Wagner, Dick (12 December 1991). "Glory Years, Disappointments at CSULB". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 19 April 2021.
  3. "Metcalf Hurt in 27-14 Win By Long Beach". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. October 1, 1972. p. D-4. Retrieved February 8, 2017 via Newspapers.com. Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg
  4. "Fresno State 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved December 8, 2016.
  5. Jim McCormack (November 26, 1972). "Aztecs crunch 49ers". Independent Press-Telegram. Long Beach, California. p. S-1. Retrieved January 16, 2017 via Newspapers.com. Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg
  6. "Metcalf Gets All 5 TDs in 49er Win". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. December 3, 1972. p. D-12. Retrieved February 22, 2017 via Newspapers.com. Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg
  7. "1972 Long Beach State Forty Niners Schedule" . Retrieved December 6, 2016.
  8. "1973 NFL Draft" . Retrieved December 7, 2016.