FANDOM


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
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 USC 6 0 1     11 0 1
#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
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1979 California Golden Bears football team represented the University of California, Berkeley during the 1979 NCAA Division I-A football season.[1][2]:165

Cal claims a loss to Oregon as a victory, as "Oregon forfeited due to ineligible player."[2]:168

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 8at No. 18 Arizona StateW 17–9
September 15at ArizonaW 10–752,124[3]
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[4]
October 13Oregon State
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
W 45–029,000[5]
October 20at UCLAL 27–2840,546
October 27No. 3 USC
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
L 14–2476,780[6]
November 3No. 16 Washington
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
L 24–2825,000[7]
November 10at Washington StateW 45–1322,055[8]
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.

[9]

Game summariesEdit

Washington StateEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
California 7 17 7 14 45
Washington State 6 0 0 7 13

[10]


ReferencesEdit

  1. "1979 California Golden Bears Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/california/1979-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. Arizona Football 2016 Media Guide. University of Arizona. p. 107. http://sidearm.sites.s3.amazonaws.com/arizona.sidearmsports.com/documents/2016/8/24/2016_Arizona_FB_Media_Guide.pdf.
  4. Oregon Football 2015 Media Guide. University of Oregon Athletics. p. 134. https://uoregon_ftp.sidearmsports.com/www.goducks.com/pdf9/3873607.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=7595.
  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. '16 Cougar Football. Washington State University Athletics. p. 81. http://www.wsucougars.com/documents/2016/8/25/2016_Football_Media_Guide_Color.pdf.
  9. 2015 Football Information Guide. Cal Athletics. 2015. p. 166. Archived from the original on 2016-10-26. https://web.archive.org/web/20161026170757/https://admin.xosn.com/attachments1/423534.pdf.
  10. "Campbell gets another record beating WSU." Eugene Register-Guard. 1979 Nov 11.


Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.