1980 California Golden Bears football
ConferencePacific-10 Conference
1980 record3–8 (3–5 Pac-10)
Head coachRoger Theder (3rd season)
Home stadiumCalifornia Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1979
1981 →
1980 Pacific-10 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#16 Washington 6 1 0     9 3 0
#13 UCLA 5 2 0     9 2 0
#11 USC 4 2 1     8 2 1
Arizona State 5 3 0     7 4 0
Oregon 4 3 1     6 3 2
Stanford 3 4 0     6 5 0
Arizona 3 4 0     5 6 0
Washington State 3 4 0     4 7 0
California 3 5 0     3 8 0
Oregon State 0 8 0     0 11 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1980 California Golden Bears football team was an American football team that represented the University of California, Berkeley during the 1980 NCAA Division I-A football season. Under head coach Roger Theder, the team compiled an overall record of 3–8 and 3–5 in conference.[1][2]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 3vs. Florida*L 13–4141,388
September 10at ArmyL 19–26
September 17ArizonaL 24–3141,000[3]
October 1at Michigan*L 13–38104,621
October 8Oregon
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
W 31–635,000[4]
October 15Oregon State
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
W 27–630,454[5]
October 22No. 3 UCLA
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA (rivalry)
L 9–3253,000
October 29at No. 7 USCL 7–6055,658[6]
November 5at Arizona StateL 6–34
November 12Washington State
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
L 17–3130,000[7]
November 19Stanford
W 28–2378,258[8]
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. "1980 California Golden Bears Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/california/1980-schedule.html. Retrieved October 21, 2016.
  2. "California 2015 Football Information Guide". Cal Golden Bears Athletics. p. 166. Archived from the original on October 26, 2016. https://web.archive.org/web/20161026170757/https://admin.xosn.com/attachments1/423534.pdf. Retrieved October 21, 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=7596.
  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. '16 Cougar Football. Washington State University Athletics. p. 81. http://www.wsucougars.com/documents/2016/8/25/2016_Football_Media_Guide_Color.pdf.
  8. "1980 California Golden Bears". Totalfootballstats.com. http://www.totalfootballstats.com/Team_College.asp?id=66&Season=1980. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  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.
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