1979 UCLA Bruins football
ConferencePacific-10
1979 record5–6 (3–4 Pac-10)
Head coachTerry Donahue (4th season)
Home stadiumLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum
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 UCLA Bruins football team represented the University of California, Los Angeles during the 1979 NCAA Division I-A football season. This was Terry Donahue's fourth season as the Bruins' head coach.[1]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 8No. 16 Houston*L 16–2440,008
September 15No. 5 Purdue*
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 31–2144,174
September 22at Wisconsin*No. 20W 37–1278,830
September 29No. 14 Ohio State*No. 17
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
L 13–1747,228
October 6at StanfordL 24–2770,205
October 13at Washington StateL 14–1732,651
October 20California
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA (Rivalry)
W 28–2740,546
October 27No. 20 Washington
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
L 14–3435,757
November 10Arizona State
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 31–2834,763
November 17at OregonW 35–041,235
November 24at No. 4 USC
L 14–4988,214
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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Roster[edit | edit source]

1979 UCLA Bruins football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
G 72 Boyd, BrentBrent Boyd
RB 24 McNeil, FreemanFreeman McNeil Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
CB 5 Easley, KennyKenny Easley Jr
DE Gary, JoeJoe Gary So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Awards and honors[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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