1973 California Golden Bears football team

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1973 California Golden Bears football
Conference Pacific-8
1973 record 4–7 (2–5 Pac-8)
Head coach Mike White (2nd year)
Offensive coordinator Roger Theder
Captain Kevin O'Dorisio
Captain Fred Weber
Home stadium California Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1972 1974 »
1973 Pacific-8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#8 USC 7 0 0     9 2 1
#12 UCLA 6 1 0     9 2 0
Stanford 5 2 0     7 4 0
Washington State 4 3 0     5 6 0
California 2 5 0     4 7 0
Oregon 2 5 0     2 9 0
Oregon State 2 5 0     2 9 0
Washington 0 7 0     2 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1973 California Golden Bears football team represented the University of California, Berkeley during the 1973 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 15 at #6 Alabama* Legion FieldBirmingham, AL L 0–66  
September 22 Illinois* California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA L 7–27  
September 29 at Army* Michie StadiumWest Point, NY W 54–6  
October 6 Washington California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA W 54–49  
October 13 at Oregon Autzen StadiumEugene, OR L 10–41  
October 20 Oregon State California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA W 24–14  
October 27 at #13 UCLA Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA L 21–61  
November 3 #9 USC California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA L 14–50  
November 10 San Jose State* California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA W 19–9  
November 17 Washington State Martin StadiumPullman, WA L 28–31  
November 24 at Stanford Stanford StadiumStanford, CA (The Big Game) L 17–26  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Game notes[edit]

Washington[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Washington 7 7 7 28 49
California 14 23 7 10 54

Cal gained 625 yards of total offense, the second best in school history. Steve Bartkowski came off the bench when Vince Ferragamo was shaken up with the Golden Bears ahead 21-7.[2]


Oregon State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Oregon St 0 7 7 0 14
• California 9 7 0 8 24

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2011 California football information guide.
  2. ^ "California 59, Washington 49." Eugene Register-Guard. 1973 Oct 7.
  3. ^ Eugene Register-Guard. 1973 Oct 21.