1978 Long Beach State 49ers football team

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1978 Long Beach State 49ers football
Conference Pacific Coast Athletic Association
1978 record5–6 (1–4 PCAA)
Head coach
Offensive coordinator Tom Keele (2nd season)
Home stadium Anaheim Stadium
(Capacity: 43,250)
Seasons
  1977
1979  
1978 Pacific Coast Athletic Association football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Utah State +410  740
San Jose State +410  750
Pacific (CA) 320  480
Cal State Fullerton 220  570
Long Beach State 140  560
Fresno State 140  380
  • + Conference co-champions
  • Utah State's game against Wyoming counted in the conference standings.

The 1978 Long Beach State 49ers football team represented California State University, Long Beach [note 1] during the 1978 NCAA Division I-A 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 Dave Currey, and played home games at Anaheim Stadium in Anaheim, California. They finished the season with a record of five wins, six losses (5–6, 1–4 PCAA).

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 95:00 pmat Southwestern Louisiana [note 3] *W 10–015,208
September 166:30 pmat Boise State *L 13–19 [1] 19,435
September 307:30 pmat Pacific (CA) L 0–148,932
October 77:30 pm Northern Illinois *W 24–196,225
October 1412:30 pmat Utah State W 33–1715,800
October 217:30 pm Cal State Fullerton
  • Anaheim Stadium
  • Anaheim, California
L 9–348,435
October 287:30 pm San Diego State *
  • Anaheim Stadium
  • Anaheim, California
W 27–2511,216
November 47:00 pmat Fresno State [note 4] L 41–42 [2] 8,963
November 177:30 pm Drake *
  • Anaheim Stadium
  • Anaheim, California
W 25–04,772
November 255:30 pmat Lamar *L 31–361,000
December 21:30 pmat San Jose State L 6–2410,115

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Team players in the NFL

No Long Beach State 49ers were selected in the 1979 NFL Draft. [6]

The following finished their college career in 1978, were not drafted, but played in the NFL. [7]

PlayerPositionFirst NFL team
Sid JustinDefensive back 1979 Los Angeles Rams

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.

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The 1977 Long Beach State 49ers football team represented California State University, Long Beach during the 1977 NCAA Division I 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 1981 Long Beach State 49ers football team represented California State University, Long Beach during the 1981 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.

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The 1985 Long Beach State 49ers football team represented California State University, Long Beach during the 1985 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.

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References

  1. "Long Beach Fumbles Game, 19-13". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. September 17, 1978. p. III-18. Retrieved March 31, 2017 via Newspapers.com. Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg
  2. "Maglione Leads Cal State Northridge". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. November 5, 1978. p. III-20. Retrieved February 21, 2017 via Newspapers.com. Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg
  3. "1978 Long Beach State Forty Niners Schedule" . Retrieved December 6, 2016.
  4. 49er Football; 1978 Media Guide (pamphlet). Long Beach, California: CSULB Athletic Department. 1978.
  5. 49er Football; 1979 Media Guide (pamphlet). Long Beach, California: CSULB Athletic Department. 1979.
  6. "1979 NFL Draft" . Retrieved 7 December 2016.
  7. "Long Beach St. Players/Alumni" . Retrieved December 8, 2016.