1974 Long Beach State 49ers football team

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1974 Long Beach State 49ers football
Conference Pacific Coast Athletic Association
1974 record6–5 (1–3 PCAA)
Head coach Wayne Howard (1st season)
Offensive coordinator Ron McBride (1st season)
Defensive coordinator Tom Gadd (1st season)
Home stadium Veterans Stadium
(Capacity: 11,600)
Seasons
  1973
1975  
1974 Pacific Coast Athletic Association football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
San Diego State $400  821
San Jose State 220  831
Pacific (CA) 220  650
Long Beach State 130  650
Fresno State 130  570
  • $ Conference champion

The 1974 Long Beach State 49ers football team represented California State University, Long Beach [note 1] during the 1974 NCAA Division I football season.

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

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 14at Northern Illinois *L 14–168,428
September 21at Pacific (CA) L 6–38 [1] 13,595
September 28 Drake *W 20–134,778
October 5at San Jose State L 17–27 [2] 17,250
October 12 Cal State Fullerton *W 28–6 [3] 7,312
October 19at Hawaii *L 21–2820,378
October 26 San Diego State
  • Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • Long Beach, California
L 17–27 [4] 27,775
November 2 Southern Illinois *
  • Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • Long Beach, California
W 32–7 [5] 6,084
November 9at Fresno State [note 3] W 28–34 [6] 8,850
November 16 Western Michigan *
  • Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • Long Beach, California
W 34–33 [7] 5,026
November 23at North Texas State *W 35–192,500
  • *Non-conference game

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Team players in the NFL

The following were selected in the 1975 NFL Draft. [10]

PlayerPositionRoundOverallNFL Team
Louis LaurianoDefensive back8202 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. The official name of Fresno State has been California State University, Fresno since 1972. However, it is still commonly known as Fresno State.

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