1975 Long Beach State 49ers football team

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1975 Long Beach State 49ers football
Conference Pacific Coast Athletic Association
1975 record9–2 (4–1 PCAA)
Head coach
Offensive coordinator Ron McBride (2nd season)
Defensive coordinator Tom Gadd (2nd season)
Home stadium Veterans Stadium
(Capacity: 11,600)
Seasons
  1974
1976  
1975 Pacific Coast Athletic Association football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
San Jose State $500  920
Long Beach State 410  920
San Diego State 320  830
Pacific (CA) 230  561
Fresno State 140  380
Cal State Fullerton 050  290
  • $ Conference champion

The 1975 Long Beach State 49ers football team represented California State University, Long Beach [note 1] during the 1975 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 second year head coach Wayne Howard, and 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 nine wins, two losses (9–2, 4–1 PCAA).

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 67:30 pm Southwestern Louisiana [note 3] *L 17–2210,482
September 134:30 pmat Northern Illinois *W 24–79,440
September 201:00 pmat Cal State Fullerton W 32–63,100
September 267:30 pm Pacific (CA)
  • Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • Long Beach, CA
W 28–126,347
October 411:30 amat Southern Illinois *W 31–24 [1] 8,124
October 117:30 pm San Jose State
  • Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • Long Beach, CA
L 7–30 [2] 11,874
October 187:30 pm Fresno State [note 4]
  • Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • Long Beach, CA
W 47–175,850
October 2511:30 amat Drake *W 31–109,470
November 87:30 pm Hawaii *
  • Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • Long Beach, CA
W 10–013,210
November 157:30 pm Cal Poly [note 5] *
  • Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • Long Beach, CA
W 26–24 [3] 6,775
November 227:30 pmat San Diego State W 21–1736,825

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Team players in the NFL

The following were selected in the 1976 NFL Draft. [7]

PlayerPositionRoundOverallNFL Team
Russ Bolinger Guard - Tackle368 Detroit Lions
Leanell JonesTight End9253 Detroit Lions
Herb Lusk Running Back10273 Philadelphia Eagles

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. University of Louisiana at Lafayette was known as University of Southwestern Louisiana from 1960 to 1999.
  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. 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.

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The 1976 Long Beach State 49ers football team represented California State University, Long Beach during the 1976 NCAA Division I football season.

The 1977 Long Beach State 49ers football team represented California State University, Long Beach during the 1977 NCAA Division I football season.

The 1978 Long Beach State 49ers football team represented California State University, Long Beach during the 1978 NCAA Division I-A football season.

The 1979 Long Beach State 49ers football team represented California State University, Long Beach during the 1979 NCAA Division I-A football season.

The 1980 Long Beach State 49ers football team represented California State University, Long Beach during the 1980 NCAA Division I-A football season.

The 1982 Long Beach State 49ers football team represented California State University, Long Beach during the 1982 NCAA Division I-A football season.

The 1983 Long Beach State 49ers football team represented California State University, Long Beach during the 1983 NCAA Division I-A football season.

The 1986 Long Beach State 49ers football team represented California State University, Long Beach during the 1986 NCAA Division I-A football season.

The 1965 Long Beach State 49ers football team represented California State College, Long Beach during the 1965 NCAA College Division football season. The 49ers competed in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA).

The 1962 Long Beach State 49ers football team represented Long Beach State during the 1962 NCAA College Division football season. The 49ers competed in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA).

The 1975 Pacific Tigers football team represented the University of the Pacific (UOP) in the 1975 NCAA Division I football season as a member of the Pacific Coast Athletic Association.

The 1978 Cal State Fullerton Titans football team represented California State University, Fullerton during the 1978 NCAA Division I-A football season.

The 1974 Cal State Fullerton Titans football team represented California State University, Fullerton during the 1974 NCAA Division I football season.

The 1980 Cal State Fullerton Titans football team represented California State University, Fullerton during the 1980 NCAA Division I-A football season.

The 1979 Pacific Tigers football team represented the University of the Pacific (UOP) in the 1979 NCAA Division I-A football season as a member of the Pacific Coast Athletic Association.

The 1975 Cal Poly Mustangs football team represented California Polytechnic State University during the 1975 NCAA Division II football season.

References

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  2. "Unbeaten Cal Lutheran Beats Northridge, 16-8". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. October 12, 1975. p. III-15. Retrieved March 15, 2017 via Newspapers.com. Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg
  3. "Brewer's 2 Touchdowns Spark 26-24 Win by 49ers". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. November 16, 1975. p. III-11. Retrieved February 23, 2017 via Newspapers.com. Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg
  4. "1975 Long Beach State Forty Niners Schedule" . Retrieved December 6, 2016.
  5. 1975 49er Football Guide; The Beach is Back! (pamphlet). Long Beach, California: CSULB Athletic Department. 1975.
  6. 1976 Media Guide; 49'er Football (pamphlet). Long Beach, California: CSULB Athletic Department. 1976.
  7. "1976 NFL Draft" . Retrieved January 12, 2017.