List of Long Beach State 49ers head football coaches

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The Long Beach State 49ers college football team represented California State University, Long Beach in the Big West Conference. The 49ers competed in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) College Division as an independent in its first three years (1958–1968), then in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) from 1958–1968. In 1969, the team moved to National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I, and stayed there until the program was disbanded after the 1991 season.

The program had 9  head coaches in its 37 years of existence. Jim Stangeland led the 49ers to its only bowl game, a 1970 Pasadena Bowl matchup against the Louisville Cardinals.

Coaches

No.CoachTenureSeasonsWinLossTiePct.Bowls
1 Mike DeLotto [1] 1955–1957313100.5650
2 Don Reed [2] 1958–19681157472.5470
3 Jim Stangeland [3] 1969–1973531242.5611
4 Wayne Howard [4] 1974–1976323100.6970
5 Dave Currey [5] 1977–1983740360.5260
6 Mike Sheppard [6] 1984–1986316180.4710
7 Larry Reisbig [7] 1987–1989311240.3140
8 George Allen [8] 19901650.5450
9 Willie Brown [9] 19911290.1820
  Totals  1955–1991  37 199 183 4.520 1

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The 1969 Long Beach State 49ers football team represented California State College, Long Beach during the 1969 NCAA College Division football season.

The 1970 Long Beach State 49ers football team represented California State College, Long Beach during the 1970 NCAA College Division football season.

The 1971 Long Beach State 49ers football team represented California State College, Long Beach during the 1971 NCAA College Division football season.

The 1972 Long Beach State 49ers football team represented California State University, Long Beach during the 1972 NCAA University Division football season.

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The 1956 Long Beach State 49ers football team represented Long Beach State College during the 1956 NCAA College Division football season. The 49ers were in their second year of existence, and did not compete in any college conference in 1956.

The 1958 Long Beach State 49ers football team represented Long Beach State College during the 1958 NCAA College Division football season. The 49ers competed in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA).

The 1968 Long Beach State 49ers football team represented California State College, Long Beach during the 1968 NCAA College Division football season. The 49ers competed in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA).

The 1967 Long Beach State 49ers football team represented California State College, Long Beach during the 1967 NCAA College Division football season. The 49ers competed in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA).

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References

  1. "Mike DeLotto Records by Year" . Retrieved January 7, 2017.
  2. "Don Reed Records by Year" . Retrieved January 7, 2017.
  3. "Jim Stangeland Records by Year" . Retrieved January 7, 2017.
  4. "Wayne Howard Records by Year" . Retrieved January 7, 2017.
  5. "Dave Currey Records by Year" . Retrieved January 7, 2017.
  6. "Mike Sheppard Records by Year" . Retrieved January 7, 2017.
  7. "Larry Reisbig Records by Year" . Retrieved January 7, 2017.
  8. "George H. Allen (1) Records by Year" . Retrieved January 7, 2017.
  9. "Willie Brown Records by Year" . Retrieved January 7, 2017.