Jim Stangeland

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Jim Stangeland
Biographical details
Born(1921-12-21)December 21, 1921
Los Angeles, California
DiedOctober 25, 2014(2014-10-25) (aged 92)
Long Beach, California
Playing career
1942 USC
1947 Arizona State
Position(s) End
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1950–1953 North HS (AZ)
1954–1955 Downey HS (CA)
1956 Orange Coast College (assistant)
1957–1964 Long Beach City College
1965–1968 USC (assistant)
1969–1973 Long Beach State
Head coaching record
Overall31–24–2 (college)
59–12–3 (junior college)
Bowls0–0–1
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
2 PCAA (1970–1971)

Jim Stangeland (December 21, 1921 – October 25, 2014) [1] was an American football player and coach. He served as the head coach at California State University, Long Beach from 1969 to 1973, where he compiled a record of 31–24–2, including back-to-back Pacific Coast Athletic Association championships (1970–1971) and an appearance in the Pasadena Bowl in 1970.

American football Team field sport

American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end. The offense, the team with possession of the oval-shaped football, attempts to advance down the field by running with the ball or passing it, while the defense, the team without possession of the ball, aims to stop the offense's advance and to take control of the ball for themselves. The offense must advance at least ten yards in four downs or plays; if they fail, they turn over the football to the defense, but if they succeed, they are given a new set of four downs to continue the drive. Points are scored primarily by advancing the ball into the opposing team's end zone for a touchdown or kicking the ball through the opponent's goalposts for a field goal. The team with the most points at the end of a game wins.

California State University, Long Beach public university in Long Beach, California, United States

California State University, Long Beach is a public university in Long Beach, California. The 322-acre campus is the third largest of the 23-school California State University system (CSU) and one of the largest universities in the state of California by enrollment, its student body numbering 37,776 for the Fall 2016 semester. The university continues to receive record numbers of applicants; for Fall 2018, it received 102,879 undergraduate applications—the most of any CSU campus. The school has a 28% acceptance rate. In 2017, 17,650 out of 63,048 applicants were admitted making Cal State Long Beach a highly competitive school to get into. As of Fall 2014, the school had 2,283 total faculty, with 36.7 percent of those faculty on the tenure track. With 5,286 graduate students, the university enrolls one of the largest graduate student populations across the CSU system and in the state of California. The university is located in the Los Altos neighborhood of Long Beach at the southeastern coastal tip of Los Angeles County, less than one mile from the border with Orange County. The university offers 82 different Bachelor's degrees, 65 types of Master's degrees, and four Doctoral degrees.

Big West Conference U.S. college sports conference

The Big West Conference (BWC) is an American collegiate athletic conference whose member institutions participate in the National Collegiate Athletic Association's Division I. The conference was originally formed in 1969 as the Pacific Coast Athletic Association (PCAA), and in 1988 was renamed the Big West Conference. The conference stopped sponsoring college football after the 2000 season.

Contents

Head coaching record

College

YearTeamOverallConferenceStandingBowl/playoffs
Long Beach State 49ers (Pacific Coast Athletic Association)(1969–1973)
1969 Long Beach State 8–33–12nd
1970 Long Beach State 9–2–15–1T–1stT Pasadena
1971 Long Beach State 8–45–11st
1972 Long Beach State 5–61–3T–3rd
1973 Long Beach State 1–9–10–45th
Long Beach State:31–24–214–10
Total:31–24–2

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References

  1. Guardabascio, Mike (October 27, 2014). "Jim Stangeland, Long Beach's most accomplished football coach, dies at 93". Press-Telegram . Long Beach, California . Retrieved November 6, 2014.