1985 Long Beach State 49ers football team

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1985 Long Beach State 49ers football
Conference Pacific Coast Athletic Association
1985 record6–6 (4–3 PCAA)
Head coach
Home stadium Veterans Stadium
(Capacity: 11,600)
Seasons
  1984
1986  
1985 Pacific Coast Athletic Association football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Fresno State $700  1101
Cal State Fullerton 520  650
UNLV 421  551
Long Beach State 430  660
Utah State 340  380
San Jose State 241  281
Pacific (CA) 250  570
New Mexico State 070  1100
  • $ Conference champion

The 1985 Long Beach State 49ers football team represented California State University, Long Beach [note 1] during the 1985 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 Mike Sheppard, 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 six wins and six losses (6–6, 4–3 PCAA).

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 77:00 pm Utah State
L 17–198,621
September 147:00 pmat San Diego State *
  • Jack Murphy Stadium
  • San Diego, California
L 14–3430,866
September 217:30 pmat Hawaii *W 33–3043,076
September 285:00 pmat UNLV W 28–2421,816
October 57:00 pmat Boise State *W 17–1615,509
October 127:00 pmat Tulsa *L 35–3712,262
October 191:30 pm Eastern Washington *
  • Veteran's Stadium
  • Long Beach, California
L 23–309,605
October 267:00 pm New Mexico State
  • Veteran's Stadium
  • Long Beach, California
W 38–175,369
November 21:30 pmat Pacific (CA) W 20–7 [1] 16,723
November 77:00 pm San Jose State
  • Veteran's Stadium
  • Long Beach, California
W 37–227,110
November 167:00 pm Fresno State [note 3]
  • Veteran's Stadium
  • Long Beach, California
L 31–3315,240
November 231:00 pmat Cal State Fullerton L 27–384,012

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Team players in the NFL

The following were selected in the 1986 NFL Draft. [4]

PlayerPositionRoundOverallNFL team
Doug GaynorQuarterback499 Cincinnati Bengals

The following finished their Cal State Long Beach career in 1985, were not drafted, but played in the NFL. [5]

PlayerPositionFirst NFL Team
Martin SartinRunning back 1987 San Diego Chargers
Sheldon Gaines Wide receiver 1987 Buffalo Bills

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. "Southland". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. November 3, 1985. p. III-19. Retrieved April 2, 2017 via Newspapers.com. Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg
  2. "1985 Long Beach State Forty Niners Schedule" . Retrieved December 6, 2016.
  3. A Touch of Magic In The Air; 1986 Football Media Guide (pamphlet). Long Beach, California: CSULB Athletic Department. 1986.
  4. "1986 NFL Draft" . Retrieved December 7, 2016.
  5. "Long Beach St. Players/Alumni" . Retrieved December 8, 2016.