1974 California Golden Bears football team

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1974 California Golden Bears football
Conference Pacific-8 Conference
1974 record 7–3–1 (4–2–1 Pac-8)
Head coach Mike White (3rd year)
Offensive coordinator Roger Theder
Seasons
← 1973
1975 →
1974 Pacific-8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 USC $ 6 0 1     10 1 1
Stanford 5 1 1     5 4 2
California 4 2 1     7 3 1
UCLA 4 2 1     6 3 2
Washington 3 4 0     5 6 0
Oregon State 3 4 0     3 8 0
Washington State 1 6 0     2 9 0
Oregon 0 7 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1974 California Golden Bears football team was an American football team that represented the University of California, Berkeley in the Pacific-8 Conference (Pac-8) during the 1974 NCAA Division I football season. In their third year under head coach Mike White, the Golden Bears compiled a 7–3–1 record (4–2–1 against Pac-8 opponents), finished in a tie for third place in the Pac-8, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 276 to 213. The Golden Bears did not participate in a bowl game.[1][2]

The team's statistical leaders included Steve Bartkowski with 2,580 passing yards, Chuck Muncie with 791 rushing yards, and Steve Rivera with 938 receiving yards.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Game Date Opponent Result Golden Bears points Opponents Record
1 Sept. 14 @ Florida Loss 17 21 0-1-0
2 Sept. 21 San Jose State Win 17 16 1-1-0
3 Sept. 28 Army Win 27 14 2-1-0
4 Oct. 5 @ Illinois Win 31 14 3-1-0
5 Oct. 12 Oregon Win 40 10 4-1-0
6 Oct. 19 @ Oregon State Win 17 14 5-1-0
7 Oct. 26 UCLA Loss 3 28 5-2-0
8 Nov. 2 @ Southern California Tie 15 15 5-2-1
9 Nov. 9 @ Washington Win 52 26 6-2-1
10 Nov. 16 Washington State Win 37 33 7-2-1
11 Nov. 23 Stanford Loss 20 22 7-3-1

Team players in the NFL[edit]

The following players were claimed in the 1975 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Steve Bartkowski Quarterback 1 1 Atlanta Falcons
Dallas Hickman Defensive End 9 228 Washington Redskins
Howard Strickland Running Back 11 281 Los Angeles Rams

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1974 California Golden Bears Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 21, 2016. 
  2. ^ "California 2015 Football Information Guide" (PDF). CalBears.com. Cal Golden Bears Athletics. p. 165. Retrieved October 21, 2016. 
  3. ^ "1974 California Golden Bears Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 21, 2016. 
  4. ^ http://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/1975.htm