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1993 Cal State Northridge Matadors football team

The 1993 Cal State Northridge Matadors football team represented Cal State Northridge during the 1993 NCAA Division I-AA football season. This was the first season they competed at the Division I-AA level, as they had previously been at the Division II level.

1993 Cal State Northridge Matadors football
ConferenceAmerican West Conference
1993 record4–6 (1–3 AWC)
Head coachBob Burt (8th season)
Home stadiumNorth Campus Stadium
Seasons
← 1992
1994 →
1993 American West Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7 UC Davis +^ 3 1 0     10 2 0
Southern Utah + 3 1 0     3 7 1
Sacramento State 2 2 0     4 6 0
Cal Poly 1 3 0     6 4 0
Cal State Northridge 1 3 0     4 6 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – Division II playoff participant
  • Although UC Davis was a conference member, they participated in Division II polls and postseason.
Rankings from Division II Football Committee poll

Cal State Northridge competed in the inaugural season of American West Conference (AWC). They had previously played in the Western Football Conference (WFC), which folded after the 1992 season. The 1993 Matadors were led by eighth-year head coach Bob Burt. They played home games at North Campus Stadium in Northridge, California. Cal State Northridge finished the season with a record of four wins and six losses (4–6, 1–3 AWC). The Matadors outscored their opponents 229–222 for the season.

Contents

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 5at San Diego State*L 17–3440,872[1]
September 11at Weber State*L 12–27
September 18at Northern Arizona*L 9–23
September 25Sonoma State*W 39–0
October 9at UNLV*W 24–1810,380[2]
October 16Sacramento State[note 1]
  • North Campus Stadium
  • Northridge, California
L 30–313,512[3]
October 23at UC DavisL 38–48
October 30Chico State[note 2]*
  • North Campus Stadium
  • Northridge, California
W 21–7
November 6at Cal Poly[note 3]W 22–14
November 13Southern Utah
  • North Campus Stadium
  • Northridge, California
L 17–20
  • *Non-conference game

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Team players in the NFLEdit

No Cal State Northridge players were selected in the 1994 NFL Draft.[5][6][7]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ The official name of Sacramento State has been California State University, Sacramento since 1972. However, it is still commonly known as Sacramento State.
  2. ^ The official name of Chico State has been California State University, Chico since 1972. However, it is still commonly known as Chico State.
  3. ^ The official name of Cal Poly has been California Polytechnic State University since 1947. However, it is more commonly known as either Cal Poly San Luis Obispo or just Cal Poly.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "San Diego State 2016 Football Media Guide". Archived from the original on 2016-10-18. Retrieved December 7, 2016.
  2. ^ "CS Northridge, 24-18". Santa Cruz Sentinel. Santa Cruz, California. October 10, 1993. p. B-2. Retrieved June 13, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. 
  3. ^ "Hornet Sports.com: Football (CS Northridge)" (PDF). Retrieved April 23, 2017.
  4. ^ "1993 - Cal St.-Northridge". Retrieved January 21, 2017.
  5. ^ "1994 NFL Draft". Retrieved January 19, 2017.
  6. ^ "Cal State-Northridge Players/Alumni". Retrieved February 21, 2017.
  7. ^ "Draft History: Cal State-Northridge". Retrieved March 18, 2017.