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1986 California Golden Bears football
ConferencePacific-10 Conference
1986 record2–9 (2–7 Pac-10)
Head coachJoe Kapp (5th season)
Home stadiumCalifornia Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1985
1987 →
1986 Pacific-10 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4 Arizona State 5 1 1     10 1 1
#14 UCLA 5 2 1     8 3 1
#18 Washington 5 2 1     8 3 1
#11 Arizona 5 3 0     9 3 0
Stanford 5 3 0     8 4 0
USC 5 3 0     7 5 0
Oregon 3 5 0     5 6 0
Washington State 2 6 1     3 7 1
California 2 7 0     2 9 0
Oregon State 1 6 0     3 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1986 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 1986 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their fifth year under head coach Joe Kapp, the Golden Bears compiled a 2–9 record (2–7 against Pac-10 opponents), finished in ninth place in the Pac-10, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 325 to 145.[1][2]

The team's statistical leaders included Troy Taylor with 891 passing yards, Marc Hicks with 357 rushing yards, and James Devers with 582 receiving yards.[3]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 13at Boston College*L 15–21
September 20Washington StateW 31–2141,500[4]
September 27San Jose State*
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
L 14–35
October 4at No. 12 WashingtonL 18–5058,911[5]
October 11Oregon State
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
L 12–1433,500[6]
October 18No. 19 UCLA
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA (rivalry)
L 10–3659,000
October 25at No. 15 ArizonaL 16–3349,016[7]
November 1Oregon
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
L 9–2732,000[8]
November 8at No. 5 Arizona StateL 0–4970,239
November 15at No. 13 USCL 3–2848,019[9]
November 22No. 16 Stanford
W 17–1175,662[10]
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
[11]

RosterEdit

  • P Scott Tabor

Season summaryEdit

StanfordEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Stanford 0 3 0 8 11
California 0 10 0 7 17

[12]


ReferencesEdit

  1. "1986 California Golden Bears Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/california/1986-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. "1986 California Golden Bears Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/california/1986.html. Retrieved October 21, 2016.
  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. 2017 Washington Football Information. University of Washington Athletics. p. 200. http://gohuskies.com/documents/2017/7/24/2017_FB_Guide.pdf.
  6. "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=7600.
  7. Arizona Football 2016 Media Guide. University of Arizona. p. 108. http://sidearm.sites.s3.amazonaws.com/arizona.sidearmsports.com/documents/2016/8/24/2016_Arizona_FB_Media_Guide.pdf.
  8. Oregon Football 2015 Media Guide. University of Oregon Athletics. p. 135. https://uoregon_ftp.sidearmsports.com/www.goducks.com/pdf9/3873607.pdf.
  9. 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.
  10. "1986 California Golden Bears". Totalfootballstats.com. http://www.totalfootballstats.com/Team_College.asp?id=66&Season=1986. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  11. 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.
  12. Eugene Register-Guard. 1986 Nov 23.


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