1999 California Golden Bears football team

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1999 California Golden Bears football
Conference Pacific-10
1999 record 0–7, 4 wins vacated (0–5 Pac-10, 3 wins vacated)
Head coach Tom Holmoe (3rd season)
Home stadium California Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 75,028)
Seasons
← 1998
2000 →
1999 Pacific-10 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Stanford $   7 1         8 4  
No. 19 Oregon   6 2         9 3  
Washington   6 2         7 5  
Arizona State   5 3         6 6  
Oregon State   4 4         7 5  
Arizona   3 5         6 6  
USC   3 5         6 6  
California   3 5         4 7  
UCLA   2 6         4 7  
Washington State   1 7         3 9  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • Cal later vacated 4 wins (3 in conference) due to NCAA sanctions.
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1999 California Golden Bears football team was an American football team that represented the University of California, Berkeley in the Pacific-10 Conference (Pac-10) during the 1999 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their third year under head coach Tom Holmoe, the Golden Bears compiled a 4–7 record (3–5 against Pac-10 opponents), finished in a tie for sixth place in the Pac-10, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined score of 254 to 180.[1][2]

Cal was forced to vacate all four wins of the 1999 season for altering the grades of two players.[3]

The team's statistical leaders included Kyle Boller with 1,303 passing yards, Joe Igber with 694 rushing yards, and Michael Ainsworth with 499 receiving yards.[4]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 4 2:30 PM at Rutgers* California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA FSNBA W 21–7  (vacated) 35,200
September 11 12:30 PM at No. 5 Nebraska* Memorial StadiumLincoln, NE ABC L 0–45   77,617
September 25 2:30 PM Arizona State California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA W 24–23  (vacated) 44,500
October 2 1:00 PM at Washington State Martin StadiumPullman, WA L 7–31   27,682
October 9 4:00 PM at No. 24 BYU* Cougar StadiumProvo, UT ABC L 28–38   65,617
October 16 12:30 PM at UCLA Rose BowlPasadena, CA ABC W 17–0  (vacated) 55,559
October 23 12:30 PM Washington California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA L 27–31   43,000
October 30 3:30 PM USC California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA FSN W 17–7  (vacated) 54,000
November 6 3:30 PM at Oregon State Reser StadiumCorvallis, OR FSN L 7–17   35,520
November 13 12:30 PM No. 10 Oregon California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA L 19–24   38,000
November 17 12:30 PM at Stanford Stanford StadiumStanford, CA (Big Game) L 13–31   80,746
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Pacific Time.

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Game summaries[edit]

USC[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
USC 0 0 7 0 7
• California 0 7 3 7 17

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1999 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. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 26, 2016. Retrieved October 21, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Forfeits and Vacated Games". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 22, 2016. 
  4. ^ "1999 California Golden Bears Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 21, 2016. 
  5. ^ http://www.calbears.com/sports/m-footbl/archive/cal-m-footbl-1999.html
  6. ^ USA Today