1976 Long Beach State 49ers football team

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1976 Long Beach State 49ers football
Conference Pacific Coast Athletic Association
1976 record8–3 (2–2 PCAA)
Head coach
Offensive coordinator Ron McBride (3rd season)
Defensive coordinator Tom Gadd (3rd season)
Home stadium Veterans Stadium
(Capacity: 11,600)
Seasons
  1975
1977  
1976 Pacific Coast Athletic Association football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
San Jose State $400  740
Fresno State 310  560
Long Beach State 220  830
Cal State Fullerton 130  371
Pacific (CA) 040  290
  • $ Conference champion

The 1976 Long Beach State 49ers football team represented California State University, Long Beach [note 1] during the 1976 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 third year head coach Wayne Howard, 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 eight wins, three losses (8–3, 2–2 PCAA).

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 11 Weber State [note 3] *W 19–75,700
September 18at Utah State *W 32–10 [1] 7,173
September 25 Northern Illinois *
  • Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • Long Beach, California
W 37–0 [2] 7,747
October 2at Pacific (CA) W 17–14 [3] 7,318
October 9 Drake *
  • Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • Long Beach, California
W 41–10 [4] 10,200
October 16at San Jose State L 7–3418,500
October 23at Lamar *W 21–10 [5] 7,098
October 30at Wichita State *W 24–148,431
November 6at Fresno State [note 4] L 0–23 [6] 11,100
November 13at Cal State Fullerton W 28–8 [7] 12,500
November 20 San Diego State *
  • Veterans Memorial Stadium
  • Long Beach, California
L 3–10 [8] 14,900
  • *Non-conference game

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Team players in the NFL

The following were selected in the 1977 NFL Draft. [11]

PlayerPositionRoundOverallNFL team
Mark BaileyRunning back492 Kansas City Chiefs

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. Weber State University was known as Weber State College from 1962 to 1990.
  4. 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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References

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  2. "94-Yard Pass Play Helps Northridge to 3rd in Row". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. September 26, 1976. p. III-16. Retrieved March 16, 2017 via Newspapers.com. Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg
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  5. "Long Beach State Beats Lamar". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. October 24, 1976. p. III-14. Retrieved March 16, 2017 via Newspapers.com. Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg
  6. "Long Beach State Shut Out by Fresno". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. November 7, 1976. p. III-16. Retrieved February 23, 2017 via Newspapers.com. Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg
  7. "Bailey Scores 3 TDs in 49er Win". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. November 14, 1976. p. III-14. Retrieved February 20, 2017 via Newspapers.com. Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg
  8. "Aztecs Beat Long Beach, 10-3". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. November 21, 1976. p. III-12. Retrieved February 23, 2017 via Newspapers.com. Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg
  9. "1976 Long Beach State Forty Niners Schedule" . Retrieved December 6, 2016.
  10. Forty-Niners '77; Football Media Guide (pamphlet). Long Beach, California: CSULB Athletic Department. 1977.
  11. "1977 NFL Draft" . Retrieved December 7, 2016.