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1987 California Golden Bears football
ConferencePacific-10 Conference
1987 record3–6–2 (2–3–2 Pac-10)
Head coachBruce Snyder (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorKent Baer (1st season)
Home stadiumCalifornia Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1986
1988 →
1987 Pacific-10 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#18 USC § 7 1 0     8 4 0
#9 UCLA § 7 1 0     10 2 0
Washington 4 3 1     7 4 1
#20 Arizona State 3 3 1     7 4 1
Oregon 4 4 0     6 5 0
Stanford 4 4 0     5 6 0
Arizona 2 3 3     4 4 3
California 2 3 2     3 6 2
Washington State 1 5 1     3 7 1
Oregon State 0 7 0     2 9 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1987 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 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their first year under head coach Bruce Snyder, the Golden Bears compiled a 3–6–2 record (2–3–2 against Pac-10 opponents), finished in eighth place in the Pac-10, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 267 to 239.[1][2]

The team's statistical leaders included Troy Taylor with 2,081 passing yards, Chris Richards with 668 rushing yards, and Brian Bedford with 515 receiving yards.[3]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 5Pacific*W 42–0
September 12San Jose State*
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
L 25–27
September 19at Minnesota*L 23–3247,332[4]
September 26USC
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
L 14–3162,000[5]
October 3at No. 10 Tennessee*L 12–38
October 10Arizona
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
T 23–2335,000[6]
October 24at No. 8 UCLAL 18–4251,107
October 31at OregonW 20–637,255[7]
November 14Arizona State
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
W 38–20
November 21at StanfordL 7–31
November 28vs. Washington StateT 17–1754,000[8]
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
[9]

RosterEdit

1987 California Golden Bears football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 2 Ford, MikeMike Ford So
WR 12 Bedford, BrianBrian Bedford Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 49 Harvey, KenKen Harvey Sr
LB 30 Hendrickson, SteveSteve Hendrickson 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. "1987 California Golden Bears Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/california/1987-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. "1987 California Golden Bears Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/california/1987.html. Retrieved October 21, 2016.
  4. 2016 Minnesota Football. University of Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletics. p. 221. http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/minn/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/2016-17/misc_non_event/2016_Media_Guide.pdf.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. Oregon Football 2015 Media Guide. University of Oregon Athletics. p. 135. https://uoregon_ftp.sidearmsports.com/www.goducks.com/pdf9/3873607.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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