1984 UCLA Bruins football team
The 1984 UCLA Bruins football team was an American football team that represented the University of California, Los Angeles during the 1984 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their ninth year under head coach Terry Donahue, the Bruins compiled a 9–3 record (5–2 Pac-10), finished in a tie for third place in the Pacific-10 Conference, and were ranked #9 in the final AP Poll. The Bruins went on to defeat Miami in the 1985 Fiesta Bowl. Gaston Green and James Washington were named the offensive and defensive most valuable players in the 1985 Fiesta Bowl.
|1984 UCLA Bruins football|
Fiesta Bowl champion
|1984 record||9–3 (5–2 Pac-10)|
|Head coach||Terry Donahue (9th season)|
|Offensive coordinator||Homer Smith (7th season)|
|Co-defensive coordinator||Bob Field (3rd season)|
|Co-defensive coordinator||Tom Hayes (3rd season)|
|Home stadium||Rose Bowl|
|1984 Pacific-10 football standings|
|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|
Rankings from AP Poll
|September 8||at San Diego State*||No. 4||W 18-15||49,220|
|September 15||Long Beach State*||No. 7||W 23-17||40,132|
|September 22||No. 1 Nebraska*||No. 8||CBS||L 3-42||71,355|
|September 29||at Colorado*||No. 17||W 33-16||38,925|
|October 6||Stanford||No. 17||Metro||L 21-23||53,806|
|October 13||Washington State||W 27-24||40,122|
|October 20||at California||CBS||W 17-14||55,200|
|October 27||at Arizona State||CBS||W 21-13||67,221|
|November 3||Oregon||Metro||L 18-20||44,420|
|November 10||Oregon State||W 26-17||34,116|
|November 17||No. 7 USC||CBS||W 29-10||90,096|
|January 1||vs. No. 13 Miami (FL)*||No. 14||NBC||W 39-37||60,310|
1985 NFL DraftEdit
The following players were drafted into professional football following the season.
|Steve Bono||Quarterback||6||142||Minnesota Vikings|
|Michael Young||Wide Receiver||6||161||Los Angeles Rams|
|Ron Pitts||Defensive Back||7||169||Buffalo Bills|
|Duval Love||Guard||10||274||Los Angeles Rams|
|Neal Dellocono||Linebacker||11||297||Dallas Cowboys|
|Herb Welch||Defensive Back||12||326||New York Giants|
- "1984 UCLA Bruins Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 17, 2015.
- "1984 UCLA Bruins Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 17, 2015.
- Gainesville Sun. 1984 Oct 1.
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