1986 Long Beach State 49ers football team

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1986 Long Beach State 49ers football
Conference Pacific Coast Athletic Association
1986 record6–5 (4–3 PCAA)
Head coach
Home stadium Veterans Stadium
(Capacity: 11,600)
Seasons
  1985
1987  
1986 Pacific Coast Athletic Association football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
San Jose State $700  1020
Fresno State 610  920
Long Beach State 430  650
UNLV 340  650
Utah State 340  380
Pacific (CA) 250  470
Cal State Fullerton 250  390
New Mexico State 160  1100
  • $ Conference champion

The 1986 Long Beach State 49ers football team represented California State University, Long Beach [note 1] during the 1986 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 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 five losses (6–5, 4–3 PCAA).

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 6at San Diego State *L 24–2723,594
September 13at Western Michigan *W 14–1310,089
September 27at No. 16 UCLA *L 23–4148,140
October 11 Cal State Fullerton W 30–207,205
October 18at New Mexico State W 38–712,931
October 25at Fresno State [note 3] L 12–25 [1] 34,283
November 1at Utah State W 14–37,084
November 8 Eastern Washington *
  • Veteran's Stadium
  • Long Beach, California
W 35–34 [2] 8,803
November 15at San Jose State L 14–38 [3] 27,786
November 22 UNLV
  • Veteran's Stadium
  • Long Beach, California
L 8–31 [4] 5,197
November 29 Pacific (CA)
  • Veteran's Stadium
  • Long Beach, California
W 38–214,200
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from no poll released prior to the game

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Team players in the NFL

The following were selected in the 1987 NFL Draft. [8]

PlayerPositionRoundOverallNFL team
Charles Lockett Wide receiver366 Pittsburgh Steelers

The following finished their Cal State Long Beach career in 1986, were not drafted, but played in the NFL. [9]

PlayerPositionFirst NFL team
Kwante HamptonWide receiver 1987 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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References

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  2. "PCAA Summaries". The Los Angeles Times (Orange County ed.). Los Angeles, California. November 9, 1986. p. III-20. Retrieved April 2, 2017 via Newspapers.com. Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg
  3. Jim McCurdie (November 9, 1986). "Fullerton Ends Frustrating Season on Bright Note, Beats Pacific, 39-38". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. p. III-6. Retrieved February 12, 2017 via Newspapers.com. Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg
  4. "PCAA". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. November 23, 1986. p. III-19. Retrieved April 2, 2017 via Newspapers.com. Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg
  5. "1986 Long Beach State Forty Niners Schedule" . Retrieved December 6, 2016.
  6. A Touch of Magic In The Air; 1986 Football Media Guide (pamphlet). Long Beach, California: CSULB Athletic Department. 1986.
  7. California State University Long Beach; 1987 Football Media Guide (pamphlet). Long Beach, California: CSULB Athletic Department. 1987.
  8. "1987 NFL Draft" . Retrieved December 7, 2016.
  9. "Long Beach St. Players/Alumni" . Retrieved December 8, 2016.