1979 Long Beach State 49ers football team

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1979 Long Beach State 49ers football
Conference Pacific Coast Athletic Association
1979 record7–4 (3–2 PCAA)
Head coach Dave Currey (3rd season)
Home stadium Anaheim Stadium
(Capacity: 43,250)
Seasons
  1978
1980  
1979 Pacific Coast Athletic Association football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Utah State $500  830
Long Beach State 320  740
Fresno State 320  560
Cal State Fullerton 230  470
San Jose State 230  380
Pacific (CA) 050  370
  • $ Conference champion
  • Records adjusted for San Jose State forfeits

The 1979 Long Beach State 49ers football team represented California State University, Long Beach [note 1] during the 1979 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 third year head coach Dave Currey, and played home games at Anaheim Stadium in Anaheim, California. They finished the season with a record of seven wins, four losses (7–4, 3–2 PCAA).

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 16:30 pmat Utah *L 10–3426,238
September 86:30 pmat Boise State *W 9–719,579
September 294:30 pmat Northern Illinois *W 9–312,550
October 612:30 pmat Utah State L 28–5116,056
October 1311:30 amat Drake *W 17–148,658
October 207:30 pm Fresno State [note 3] W 24–145,844
October 277:30 pm San Jose State
  • Anaheim Stadium
  • Anaheim, California
L 42–536,428
November 37:30 pm Pacific (CA)
  • Anaheim Stadium
  • Anaheim, California
W 17–155,733
November 97:30 pmNo. 11 BYU *
  • Anaheim Stadium
  • Anaheim, California
L 17–3120,051
November 1711:30 amat Wichita State *W 16–10 [1] 5,917
November 247:30 pmat Cal State Fullerton W 16–13 [2] 5,250
  • *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

No Long Beach State 49ers were selected in the 1980 NFL Draft. [6]

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. "Long Beach State Wins at Wichita". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. November 18, 1979. p. III-16. Retrieved February 10, 2017 via Newspapers.com. Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg
  2. Pete Donovan (November 25, 1979). "It's The Same Story -- 49ers Win, Titans Lose". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. p. III-19. Retrieved February 10, 2017 via Newspapers.com. Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg
  3. "1979 Long Beach State Forty Niners Schedule" . Retrieved December 6, 2016.
  4. 49er Football; 1979 Media Guide (pamphlet). Long Beach, California: CSULB Athletic Department. 1979.
  5. 49er; 1980 Football Media Guide (pamphlet). Long Beach, California: CSULB Athletic Department. 1980.
  6. "1980 NFL Draft" . Retrieved December 7, 2016.