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1984 California Golden Bears football team

The 1984 California Golden Bears football team was an American football team that represented the University of California, Berkeley in the Pacific-10 Conference (Pac-10) during the 1984 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their fourth year under head coach Joe Kapp, the Golden Bears compiled a 2–9 record (1–8 against Pac-10 opponents), finished in last place in the Pac-10, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 264 to 150.[1][2]

1984 California Golden Bears football
ConferencePacific-10 Conference
1984 record2–9 (1–8 Pac-10)
Head coachJoe Kapp (3rd season)
Defensive coordinatorDenny Schuler
Home stadiumCalifornia Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 75,662)
Seasons
← 1983
1985 →
1984 Pacific-10 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 10 USC $ 7 1 0     9 3 0
No. 2 Washington 6 1 0     11 1 0
No. 9 UCLA 5 2 0     9 3 0
Arizona 5 2 0     7 4 0
Washington State 4 3 0     6 5 0
Arizona State 3 4 0     5 6 0
Oregon 3 5 0     6 5 0
Stanford 3 5 0     5 6 0
Oregon State 1 7 0     2 9 0
California 1 8 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The team's statistical leaders included Gale Gilbert with 1,693 passing yards, Ed Barbero with 554 rushing yards, and Rance McDougald with 473 receiving yards.[3]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 8at ArizonaL 13–2341,234
September 15Pacific*W 28–1237,000
September 22Oregon
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
L 14–2140,500
September 29San Jose State*
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
L 18–3343,200
October 6at Arizona StateW 19–1466,374
October 13at Oregon StateL 6–920,000[4]
October 20UCLA
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA (rivalry)
L 14–1755,400[5]
October 27at No. 20 USCL 7–3152,692[6]
November 3at No. 1 WashingtonL 14–4459,462[7]
November 10Washington State
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
L 7–3330,135[8]
November 17Stanford
L 10–2775,662
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

[9]

RosterEdit

1984 California Golden Bears football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
FB 40 Ed Barbero Jr
WR 21 Keith Cockett Jr
WR 13 Vince Delgado Fr
QB 14 Gale Gilbert Sr
T 78 Keith Kartz Jr
TE 81 Yancy Lindsey Sr
G 79 Mark Long Sr
C 52 Mike Reed Sr
T 64 Mark Stephens Jr
G 71 Ron Zenker Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DB 27 David Carter Sr
DB 20 Matt Grimes Jr
LB 95 Marshall Hennington So
LB 92 Pat McDonald So
LB 47 Hardy Nickerson So
DB 1 Ray Noble Sr
DB 2 Ken Pettway Jr
DT 73 Doug Riesenberg So
DT 65 Mike Rusinek Sr
DB 32 Garey Williams Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1984 California Golden Bears Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 21, 2016.
  2. ^ "California 2015 Football Information Guide" (PDF). CalBears.com. Cal Golden Bears Athletics. p. 166. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 26, 2016. Retrieved October 21, 2016.
  3. ^ "1984 California Golden Bears Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 21, 2016.
  4. ^ "Year-By-Year Results". 2017 Oregon State Football Media Guide Football (PDF). Oregon State Athletics. p. 171.
  5. ^ Doods, Tracy (21 October 1984). "As Is Customary, UCLA Beats Cal". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 5 March 2018.
  6. ^ USC Football 2017 Media Guide (PDF). University of Southern California Athletics. p. 71.
  7. ^ 2017 Washington Football Information (PDF). University of Washington Athletics. p. 199.
  8. ^ '16 Cougar Football (PDF). Washington State University Athletics. p. 81.
  9. ^ 2015 Football Information Guide (PDF). Cal Athletics. 2015. p. 166. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-10-26.