1991 California Golden Bears football team

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1991 California Golden Bears football
Florida Citrus Bowl champion
Conference Pacific-10 Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 7
AP No. 8
1991 record 10–2 (6–2 Pac-10)
Head coach Bruce Snyder (5th year)
Offensive coordinator Steve Mariucci (2nd year)
Defensive coordinator Kent Baer (5th year)
Home stadium California Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 75,662)
Seasons
← 1990
1992 →
1991 Pacific-10 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#2 Washington $   8 0         12 0  
#8 California   6 2         10 2  
#19 UCLA   6 2         9 3  
#22 Stanford   6 2         8 4  
Arizona State   4 4         6 5  
Washington State   3 5         4 7  
Arizona   3 5         4 7  
USC   2 6         3 8  
Oregon   1 7         3 8  
Oregon State   1 7         1 10  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1991 California Golden Bears football team represented the University of California, Berkeley in the 1991 NCAA Division I-A football season. California played their home games at Memorial Stadium. Led by head coach Bruce Snyder and quarterback Mike Pawlawski, the Golden Bears won the Florida Citrus Bowl, 37–13, finished with a 10–2 record, and were ranked eighth in the final AP Poll. California scored 443 points and allowed 239 points in 12 games.[1][2]

The team's statistical leaders included Mike Pawlawski with 2,517 passing yards, Russell White with 1,177 rushing yards, and Sean Dawkins with 723 receiving yards.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 7 1:00 PM Pacific (CA)* California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA W 86–24   38,000
September 14 1:00 PM Purdue* California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA W 42–18   39,000
September 21 7:00 PM at Arizona No. 24 Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ W 23–21   46,715
October 5 12:30 PM at No. 24 UCLA No. 18 Rose BowlPasadena, CA ABC W 27–24   53,859
October 12 12:30 PM Oregon No. 13 California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA ABC W 45–7   46,000
October 19 12:30 PM No. 3 Washington No. 7 California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA ABC L 17–24   74,500
October 26 1:00 PM San Jose State* No. 10 California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA W 41–20   33,000
November 2 12:30 PM USC No. 10 California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA ABC W 52–30   70,000
November 9 1:00 PM at Oregon State No. 7 Parker StadiumCorvallis, OR W 27–14   20,790
November 16 1:00 PM Arizona State No. 6 California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA W 25–6   46,000
November 23 12:30 PM at No. 21 Stanford No. 6 Stanford StadiumStanford, CA (The Big Game) ABC L 21–38   86,019
January 1 10:30 AM vs. No. 13 Clemson* No. 14 Citrus BowlOrlando, FL (Florida Citrus Bowl) ABC W 37–13   64,192
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Pacific Time.

Team players in the NFL[edit]

The following players were claimed in the 1992 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Troy Auzenne Tackle 2 49 Chicago Bears
David Wilson Defensive Back 7 183 Minnesota Vikings
Mike Pawlawski Quarterback 8 222 Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1991 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. 166. Retrieved October 21, 2016. 
  3. ^ "1991 California Golden Bears Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 21, 2016. 
  4. ^ http://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/1992.htm