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1984 California Golden Bears football
ConferencePacific-10 Conference
1984 record2–9 (1–8 Pac-10)
Head coachJoe Kapp (3rd season)
Defensive coordinatorDenny Schuler
Home stadiumCalifornia Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 75,662)
Seasons
← 1983
1985 →
1984 Pacific-10 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#10 USC 7 1 0     9 3 0
#2 Washington 6 1 0     11 1 0
#9 UCLA 5 2 0     9 3 0
Arizona 5 2 0     7 4 0
Washington State 4 3 0     6 5 0
Arizona State 3 4 0     5 6 0
Oregon 3 5 0     6 5 0
Stanford 3 5 0     5 6 0
Oregon State 1 7 0     2 9 0
California 1 8 0     2 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1984 California Golden Bears football team was an American football team that represented the University of California, Berkeley in the Pacific-10 Conference (Pac-10) during the 1984 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their fourth year under head coach Joe Kapp, the Golden Bears compiled a 2–9 record (1–8 against Pac-10 opponents), finished in last place in the Pac-10, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 264 to 150.[1][2]

The team's statistical leaders included Gale Gilbert with 1,693 passing yards, Ed Barbero with 554 rushing yards, and Rance McDougald with 473 receiving yards.[3]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 8at ArizonaL 13–2341,234
September 15Pacific*W 28–1237,000
September 22Oregon
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
L 14–2140,500
September 29San Jose State*
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
L 18–3343,200
October 6at Arizona StateW 19–1466,374
October 13at Oregon StateL 6–920,000[4]
October 20UCLA
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA (rivalry)
L 14–1755,400[5]
October 27at No. 20 USCL 7–3152,692[6]
November 3at No. 1 WashingtonL 14–4459,462[7]
November 10Washington State
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
L 7–3330,135[8]
November 17Stanford
L 10–2775,662
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
[9]

RosterEdit

1984 California Golden Bears football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
FB 40 Barbero, EdEd Barbero Jr
WR 21 Cockett, KeithKeith Cockett Jr
WR 13 Delgado, VinceVince Delgado Fr
QB 14 Gilbert, GaleGale Gilbert Sr
T 78 Kartz, KeithKeith Kartz Jr
TE 81 Lindsey, YancyYancy Lindsey Sr
G 79 Long, MarkMark Long Sr
C 52 Reed, MikeMike Reed Sr
T 64 Stephens, MarkMark Stephens Jr
G 71 Zenker, RonRon Zenker Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DB 27 Carter, DavidDavid Carter Sr
DB 20 Grimes, MattMatt Grimes Jr
LB 95 Hennington, MarshallMarshall Hennington So
LB 92 McDonald, PatPat McDonald So
LB 47 Nickerson, HardyHardy Nickerson So
DB 1 Noble, RayRay Noble Sr
DB 2 Pettway, KenKen Pettway Jr
DT 73 Riesenberg, DougDoug Riesenberg So
DT 65 Rusinek, MikeMike Rusinek Sr
DB 32 Williams, GareyGarey Williams Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1984 California Golden Bears Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/california/1984-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. "1984 California Golden Bears Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/california/1984.html. Retrieved October 21, 2016.
  4. "Year-By-Year Results". 2017 Oregon State Football Media Guide Football. Oregon State Athletics. p. 171. http://osubeavers.com/documents/2017/8/1//Section_9_Year_by_Year_Results.pdf?id=7598.
  5. Doods, Tracy (21 October 1984). "As Is Customary, UCLA Beats Cal". Los Angeles Times. https://search.proquest.com/hnplatimes/docview/153986490/6FD7BC56A5784083PQ/1?. Retrieved 5 March 2018.
  6. USC Football 2017 Media Guide. University of Southern California Athletics. p. 71. http://usctrojans.com/documents/2017/7/25/2017_USC_Football_Media_Guide.pdf.
  7. 2017 Washington Football Information. University of Washington Athletics. p. 199. 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.


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