1979 California Golden Bears football team

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1979 California Golden Bears football
Conference Pacific-10
1979 record 7–5 (6–3 Pac-10)
Head coach Roger Theder (2nd year)
Offensive coordinator Al Saunders
Defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham
Captain Ron Hill
Captain Paul Jones
Home stadium California Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1978 1980 »
1979 Pacific-10 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 USC 6 0 1     11 0 1
#11 Washington 5 2 0     9 3 0
Arizona 4 3 0     6 5 1
Oregon 4 3 0     6 5 0
California 5 4 0     6 6 0
Stanford 3 3 1     5 5 1
Arizona State 3 4 0     6 6 0
UCLA 3 4 0     5 6 0
Washington State 2 6 0     3 8 0
Oregon State 1 7 0     1 10 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1979 California Golden Bears football team represented the University of California, Berkeley during the 1979 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 8 at #18 Arizona State Sun Devil StadiumTempe, AZ W 17–9  
September 15 at Arizona Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ W 10–7  
September 22 San Jose State* California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA W 13–10  
September 29 #11 Michigan* California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA L 10–14  
October 6 at Oregon Autzen StadiumEugene, OR L 14–19  
October 13 Oregon State California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA W 45–0  
October 20 at UCLA Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA L 27–28  
October 27 #3 USC California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA L 14–24  
November 3 #16 Washington California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA L 24–28  
November 10 at Washington State Martin StadiumPullman, WA W 45–13  
November 17 at Stanford Stanford StadiumStanford, CA (The Big Game) W 21–14  
December 15 vs. Temple* Giants StadiumEast Rutherford, NJ (Garden State Bowl) L 17–28  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Note: Oregon forfeited victory due to use of ineligible player.

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Game notes[edit]

Washington State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
California 7 17 7 14 45
Washington State 6 0 0 7 13

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2011 California football information guide.
  2. ^ "Campbell gets another record beating WSU." Eugene Register-Guard. 1979 Nov 11.