1981 Long Beach State 49ers football team

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1981 Long Beach State 49ers football
Conference Pacific Coast Athletic Association
1981 record2–8 (1–4 PCAA)
Head coach Dave Currey (5th season)
Home stadium Anaheim Stadium
(Capacity: 43,250)
Seasons
  1980
1982  
1981 Pacific Coast Athletic Association football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
San Jose State $500  930
Utah State 411  551
Fresno State 230  560
Pacific (CA) 230  560
Cal State Fullerton 140  380
Long Beach State 140  280
  • $ Conference champion

The 1981 Long Beach State 49ers football team represented California State University, Long Beach [note 1] during the 1981 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 fifth-year head coach Dave Currey, and played home games at Anaheim Stadium in Anaheim, California. They finished the season with a record of two wins, eight losses (2–8, 1–4 PCAA).

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 51:30 pmNo. 16 BYU *L 8–3120,953 [1]
September 124:30 pmat Northern Illinois *W 17–721,819 [2]
September 194:00 pmat Louisville *L 13–3523,424 [3]
September 267:30 pmat UNLV *L 31–3225,080 [4]
October 311:30 amat Drake *L 7–1816,730 [5]
October 177:30 pm Pacific (CA)
  • Anaheim Stadium
  • Anaheim, CA
L 10–178,646 [6]
October 241:30 pmat Cal State Fullerton
W 10–93,800 [7]
November 77:30 pm Utah State
  • Anaheim Stadium
  • Anaheim, CA
L 2–283,800 [8]
November 147:30 pm Fresno State [note 3]
  • Anaheim Stadium
  • Anaheim, CA
L 30–315,077 [9]
November 217:30 pm San Jose State
  • Anaheim Stadium
  • Anaheim, CA
L 22–246,723 [10]
  • *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 1982 NFL Draft. [13]

PlayerPositionRoundOverallNFL Team
Mike Horan Punter9235 Atlanta Falcons

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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