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1979 California Golden Bears football team

The 1979 California Golden Bears football team represented the University of California, Berkeley during the 1979 NCAA Division I-A football season.[2][3]:165

1979 California Golden Bears football
ConferencePacific-10
1979 record7–5 (6–3 Pac-10)
Head coachRoger Theder (2nd season)
Offensive coordinatorAl Saunders
Defensive coordinatorGunther Cunningham
CaptainRon Hill
CaptainPaul Jones
Home stadiumCalifornia Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1978
1980 →
1979 Pacific-10 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 2 USC $ 6 0 1     11 0 1
No. 11 Washington 5 2 0     9 3 0
Arizona 4 3 0     6 5 1
Oregon 4 3 0     6 5 0
California 5 4 0     6 6 0
Stanford 3 3 1     5 5 1
Arizona State 3 4 0     6 6 0
UCLA 3 4 0     5 6 0
Washington State 2 6 0     3 8 0
Oregon State 1 7 0     1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • † – Arizona State later forfeited 5 wins (3 in conference) due to NCAA sanctions[1]
Rankings from AP Poll

Cal claims a loss to Oregon as a victory, as "Oregon forfeited due to ineligible player."[3]:168

Contents

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 8at No. 18 Arizona StateW 17–9
September 15at ArizonaW 10–752,124[4]
September 22San Jose State*W 13–10
September 29No. 11 Michigan*
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
L 10–1457,000
October 6at OregonL 14–1936,636[5]
October 13Oregon State
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
W 45–029,000[6]
October 20at UCLAL 27–2840,546
October 27No. 3 USC
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
L 14–2476,780[7]
November 3No. 16 Washington
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
L 24–2825,000[8]
November 10at Washington StateW 45–1322,055[9]
November 17at StanfordW 21–1485,577
December 15vs. Temple*L 17–2840,207
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Note: Oregon forfeited victory due to use of ineligible player.

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Game summariesEdit

Washington StateEdit

1 234Total
California 7 17714 45
Washington State 6 007 13

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2017 Media Guide" (PDF). thesundevils.com. ASU Athletics. p. 127. Retrieved June 15, 2018.
  2. ^ "1979 California Golden Bears Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 21, 2016.
  3. ^ a b "California 2015 Football Information Guide" (PDF). CalBears.com. Cal Golden Bears Athletics. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 26, 2016. Retrieved October 20, 2016.
  4. ^ Arizona Football 2016 Media Guide (PDF). University of Arizona. p. 107.
  5. ^ Oregon Football 2015 Media Guide (PDF). University of Oregon Athletics. p. 134.
  6. ^ "Year-By-Year Results". 2017 Oregon State Football Media Guide Football (PDF). Oregon State Athletics. p. 170.
  7. ^ USC Football 2017 Media Guide (PDF). University of Southern California Athletics. p. 70.
  8. ^ 2017 Washington Football Information (PDF). University of Washington Athletics. p. 197.
  9. ^ '16 Cougar Football (PDF). Washington State University Athletics. p. 81.
  10. ^ 2015 Football Information Guide (PDF). Cal Athletics. 2015. p. 166. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-10-26.
  11. ^ "Campbell gets another record beating WSU." Eugene Register-Guard. 1979 Nov 11.