1974 Fresno State Bulldogs football team
|1974 Fresno State Bulldogs football|
|Conference||Pacific Coast Athletic Association|
|1974 record||5–7 (1–3 PCAA)|
|Head coach||J. R. Boone (2nd season)|
|Home stadium||Ratcliffe Stadium|
|1974 Pacific Coast Athletic Association football standings|
|San Diego State $||4||–||0||–||0||8||–||2||–||1|
|San Jose State||2||–||2||–||0||8||–||3||–||1|
|Long Beach State||1||–||3||–||0||6||–||5||–||0|
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1974 Fresno State Bulldogs football team represented California State University, Fresno[note 1] during the 1974 NCAA Division I football season as a member of the Pacific Coast Athletic Association.[note 2] The team was led by head coach J. R. Boone, in his second year, and they played their home games at Ratcliffe Stadium on the campus of Fresno City College in Fresno, California. They finished the season with a record of five wins and seven losses (5–7, 1–3 PCAA).
|September 7||Cal Poly Pomona*||L 12–13||7,527|
|September 14||at San Jose State||L 7–28|
|September 21||Montana State*||L 7–14||8,786|
|September 28||Cal Poly[note 3]*||L 13–17||10,417|
|October 5||at New Mexico State*||W 9–7|
|October 12||at San Diego State||L 21–24||35,394|
|October 19||Pacific (CA)||W 37–21||9,082|
|October 26||at Cal State Fullerton*||W 48–21||2,100|
|November 2||at Cal State Northridge*||W 41–0||2,100|
|November 9||Long Beach State[note 4]||L 24–28||8,640|
|November 15||Wichita State*||W 24–12||5,878|
|November 23||at Hawaii*||L 7–21||10,628|
Team players in the NFL
- The official name of Fresno State has been California State University, Fresno since 1972. However, it is still commonly known as Fresno State.
- The Big West Conference was known as the Pacific Coast Athletic Association from its founding in 1969 through 1987.
- The official name of Cal Poly has been California Polytechnic State University since 1947. However, it is more commonly known as either Cal Poly San Luis Obispo or just Cal Poly.
- The official name of Long Beach State has been California State University, Long Beach since 1972. However, it is still commonly known as Long Beach State.
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- "Fresno St. 48, Cal St. Fullerton 21". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. October 27, 1974. p. III-18. Retrieved February 7, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Cal State LA Loses First Game on Late UC Riverside Field Goal". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. November 3, 1974. p. III-14. Retrieved February 22, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Hawaii Rainbow Warrior Football 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). p. 131. Retrieved February 15, 2007.
- "Fresno State 1974 Schedule". Retrieved December 12, 2016.
- "Fresno State 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved December 8, 2016.
- "Fresno State Yearly Results". Retrieved January 7, 2017.
- "1975 NFL Draft". Retrieved December 7, 2016.
- "Fresno St. Players/Alumni". Retrieved December 12, 2016.