1977 Long Beach State 49ers football team

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1977 Long Beach State 49ers football
Conference Pacific Coast Athletic Association
1977 record4–6 (1–3 PCAA)
Head coach Dave Currey (1st season)
Offensive coordinator Tom Keele (1st season)
Home stadium Anaheim Stadium
(Capacity: 43,250)
Seasons
  1976
1978  
1977 Pacific Coast Athletic Association football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Fresno State $400  920
Pacific (CA) 310  650
San Jose State 220  470
Long Beach State 130  460
Cal State Fullerton 040  470
  • $ Conference champion

The 1977 Long Beach State 49ers football team represented California State University, Long Beach [note 1] during the 1977 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 Dave Currey, and played the majority of their home games at Anaheim Stadium in Anaheim, California. One game was still played at Veterans Stadium adjacent to the campus of Long Beach City College in Long Beach, California. They finished the season with a record of four wins, six losses (4–6, 1–3 PCAA).

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 167:30 pmat Cal State Fullerton *W 50–31 [1] 7,831
September 241:30 pm Lamar *W 21–75,444
October 111:30 amat Drake *W 27–106,380
October 157:30 pm San Jose State L 16–3310,430
October 227:30 pm Pacific (CA) *
  • Anaheim Stadium
  • Anaheim, California
L 7–22 [2] 8,963
October 2911:30 amat Wichita State L 21–3511,623
November 57:30 pm Fresno State [note 3] *
  • Anaheim Stadium
  • Anaheim, California
L 14–235,951
November 127:30 pmat San Diego State *L 22–33 [3] 37,213
November 1912:30 pmat No. 17 BYU L 27–3021,322
November 267:30 pm Bowling Green
  • Anaheim Stadium
  • Anaheim, California
W 29–285,228
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from no poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Pacific time

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Team players in the NFL

The following were selected in the 1978 NFL Draft. [7]

PlayerPositionRoundOverallNFL team
Dan Bunz Linebacker124 San Francisco 49ers

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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References

  1. Chuck Abair (September 17, 1977). "Long Beach State Outscores Titans". Santa Ana Register. Santa Ana, California. p. D1. Retrieved February 6, 2017 via Newspapers.com. Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg
  2. "Long Beach Loses 2nd In Row". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. October 23, 1977. p. III-14. Retrieved February 6, 2017 via Newspapers.com. Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg
  3. "Cal Lutheran Brawls and Wins". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. November 13, 1977. p. III-14. Retrieved March 16, 2017 via Newspapers.com. Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg
  4. "1977 Long Beach State Forty Niners Schedule" . Retrieved December 6, 2016.
  5. Forty-Niners '77; Football Media Guide (pamphlet). Long Beach, California: CSULB Athletic Department. 1977.
  6. 49er Football; 1978 Media Guide (pamphlet). Long Beach, California: CSULB Athletic Department. 1978.
  7. "1978 NFL Draft" . Retrieved December 7, 2016.