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1977 California Golden Bears football
ConferencePacific-8 Conference
1977 record8–3 (4–3 Pac-8)
Head coachMike White (6th season)
Home stadiumCalifornia Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1976
1978 →
1977 Pacific-8 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 10 Washington   6 1         8 4  
No. 15 Stanford   5 2         9 3  
No. 13 USC   5 2         8 4  
California   3 4         7 4  
Washington State   3 4         6 5  
Oregon   1 6         2 9  
Oregon State   0 7         2 9  
UCLA   0 7         0 11  
† – Conference champion
  • † – UCLA forfeited 7 wins (5 conference wins) due to ineligible players.
    Rankings from AP Poll

The 1977 California Golden Bears football team was an American football team that represented the University of California, Berkeley during the 1977 NCAA Division I football season. Under head coach Mike White, the team compiled an overall record of 8–3 and 4–3 in conference.[1][2]:165 This was coach Whites's last season.[3]

Cal claims a loss to UCLA as a victory, due to UCLA's subsequent forfeiture of 1977 games involving ineligible players.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 10at Tennessee*W 27–17
September 17Air Force*W 24–14
September 24at Missouri*W 28–21
October 1San Jose State*No. 17
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
W 52–3
October 8at Washington StateNo. 14L 10–1727,500[4]
October 15Oregon StateNo. 20
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
W 41–1733,400[5]
October 22at UCLANo. 15L 19–2148,584
October 29No. 10 USC
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
W 17–1476,780[6]
November 5WashingtonNo. 17
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
L 31–5038,812[7]
November 12at OregonW 48–1615,000[8]
November 19at StanfordL 3–2187,500
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
[9]

RosterEdit

1977 California Golden Bears football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
TE Freitas, GeorgeGeorge Freitas
QB Graumann, GaryGary Graumann
  Hillmom, OliverOliver Hillmom
FB Jones, PaulPaul Jones
  Thompson, JesseJesse Thompson
QB Young, CharlieCharlie Young
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DE DeLoach, RalphRalph DeLoach
DB McAllister, KenKen McAllister
LB Toler, BurlBurl Toler
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K Breech, JimJim Breech
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1977 California Golden Bears Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/california/1977-schedule.html. Retrieved October 21, 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "California 2015 Football Information Guide". Cal Golden Bears Athletics. Archived from the original on October 26, 2016. https://web.archive.org/web/20161026170757/https://admin.xosn.com/attachments1/423534.pdf. Retrieved October 20, 2016.
  3. "Cal's Greatest Football Coaches: # 8 Mike White". 2011-05-11. Archived from the original on 2016-03-25. https://web.archive.org/web/20160325151531/http://www.californiagoldenblogs.com/2011/5/10/2158561/cals-greatest-football-coaches-8-mike-white.
  4. '16 Cougar Football. Washington State University Athletics. p. 81. http://www.wsucougars.com/documents/2016/8/25/2016_Football_Media_Guide_Color.pdf.
  5. "Year-By-Year Results". 2017 Oregon State Football Media Guide Football. Oregon State Athletics. p. 170. http://osubeavers.com/documents/2017/8/1//Section_9_Year_by_Year_Results.pdf?id=7594.
  6. USC Football 2017 Media Guide. University of Southern California Athletics. p. 70. http://usctrojans.com/documents/2017/7/25/2017_USC_Football_Media_Guide.pdf.
  7. 2017 Washington Football Information. University of Washington Athletics. p. 197. http://gohuskies.com/documents/2017/7/24/2017_FB_Guide.pdf.
  8. Oregon Football 2015 Media Guide. University of Oregon Athletics. p. 134. https://uoregon_ftp.sidearmsports.com/www.goducks.com/pdf9/3873607.pdf.
  9. 2015 Football Information Guide. Cal Athletics. 2015. p. 165. Archived from the original on 2016-10-26. https://web.archive.org/web/20161026170757/https://admin.xosn.com/attachments1/423534.pdf.
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