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1988 California Golden Bears football
ConferencePacific-10 Conference
1988 record5–5–1 (1–5–1 Pac-10)
Head coachBruce Snyder (2nd season)
Defensive coordinatorKent Baer (2nd season)
Home stadiumCalifornia Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1987
1989 →
1988 Pacific-10 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7 USC 8 0 0     10 2 0
#6 UCLA 6 2 0     10 2 0
#16 Washington State 5 3 0     9 3 0
Arizona 5 3 0     7 4 0
Arizona State 3 4 0     6 5 0
Washington 3 5 0     6 5 0
Oregon 3 5 0     6 6 0
Oregon State 2 5 1     4 6 1
Stanford 1 5 2     3 6 2
California 1 5 1     5 5 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1988 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 1988 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their second year under head coach Bruce Snyder, the Golden Bears compiled a 5–5–1 record (1–5–1 against Pac-10 opponents), finished in last place in the Pac-10, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 244 to 243.[1][2]

The team's statistical leaders included Troy Taylor with 2,416 passing yards, Chris Richards with 729 rushing yards, and Darryl Ingram with 513 receiving yards.[3]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 10Pacific*W 30–7
September 17at Oregon StateL 16–1725,266[4]
September 24Kansas*
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
W 52–2134,000
October 1San Jose State*
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
W 21–14
October 8at Washington StateL 13–4427,077[5]
October 15No. 2 UCLA
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA (rivalry)
L 21–3858,000
October 22Temple*
  • California Memorial Stadium
  • Berkeley, CA
W 31–14
October 29at ArizonaW 10–747,182[6]
November 5at No. 2 USCL 3–3573,937[7]
November 12at WashingtonL 27–2858,823[8]
November 19Stanford
T 19–1975,662
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1988 California Golden Bears Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/california/1988-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. "1988 California Golden Bears Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/california/1988.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=7601.
  5. '16 Cougar Football. Washington State University Athletics. p. 81. http://www.wsucougars.com/documents/2016/8/25/2016_Football_Media_Guide_Color.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. 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.
  8. 2017 Washington Football Information. University of Washington Athletics. p. 200. http://gohuskies.com/documents/2017/7/24/2017_FB_Guide.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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