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The 1974 UCLA Bruins football team represented the University of California, Los Angeles during the 1974 NCAA Division I football season. Members of the Pacific-8 Conference, the Bruins were led by first-year head coach Dick Vermeil and played their home games at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.[1]

1974 UCLA Bruins football
ConferencePacific-8
1974 record6–3–2 (4–2–1 Pac-8)
Head coachDick Vermeil (1st season)
Offensive coordinatorRod Dowhower
(1st season)
Defensive coordinatorLynn Stiles (1st season)
Home stadiumLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Seasons
← 1973
1975 →
1974 Pacific-8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 2 USC $ 6 0 1     10 1 1
Stanford 5 1 1     5 4 2
California 4 2 1     7 3 1
UCLA 4 2 1     6 3 2
Washington 3 4 0     5 6 0
Oregon State 3 4 0     3 8 0
Washington State 1 6 0     2 9 0
Oregon 0 7 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 7at No. 16 Tennessee*No. 12ABCT 17–1757,560
September 21at Iowa*No. 12L 10–2147,500
September 28Michigan State*W 56–1444,555
October 5at Utah*W 27–1425,682
October 12Stanford
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
T 13–1346,292
October 19Washington State
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 17–1327,745
October 26at No. 20 CaliforniaW 28–348,777
November 2at WashingtonNo. 8L 9–3152,000
November 9Oregon
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 21–032,839
November 16at Oregon StateW 33–1421,118
November 23No. 8 USC
ABCL 9–3482,625
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll

RosterEdit

1974 UCLA Bruins football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 89 Norm Andersen Jr
RB 30 Eddie Ayers Jr
TE 81 Gene Bleymaier Jr
RB 24 Russel Charles Sr
T 64 Gene Clark Sr
G 51 Randy Cross Jr
QB 19 Jeff Dankworth So
WR 8 Wally Henry So
G 65 Myke Horton Sr
C 61 Art Kuehn Sr
T 73 Phil McKinnely Jr
WR 3 Steve Monohan Sr
QB 15 John Sciarra Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DT 76 Cliff Frazier Jr
LB 8 Jack Jorgensen Sr
CB 21 Phil Kimble Sr
DT 77 Rick Kukulica Sr
LB 93 Fulton Kuykendall Sr
DT 53 Mike Martinez Jr
CB 28 John Nanoski Sr
S 23 Kent Pearce Sr
LB 1 Herschel Ramsey Sr
LB 59 Gene Settles Sr
DT 67 Pat Sweetland Sr
S 25 Greg Williams Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  •   Injured
  •   Redshirt

HonorsEdit

  • All conference first team: Norm Anderson (SE), Gene Clark (OT), Fulton Kuykendall (LB)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1975 UCLA Media Guide, UCLA Athletic News Bureau, 1975