1964 Cal Poly Mustangs football team

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1964 Cal Poly Mustangs football
ConferenceCalifornia Collegiate Athletic Association
1964 record0–10 (0–5 CCAA)
Head coachSheldon Harden (3rd season)
Home stadiumMustang Stadium
(Capacity: 8,500)
Seasons
← 1963
1965 →
1964 California Collegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 AP / #1 UPI Cal St Los Angeles $ 5 0 0     9 0 0
#5 AP / #7 UPI San Diego State 4 1 0     8 2 0
Cal State Long Beach 3 2 0     8 2 0
Fresno State 1 3 0     4 6 0
Valley State 1 3 0     4 6 0
Cal Poly 0 5 0     0 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from College Division poll

The 1964 Cal Poly Mustangs football team represented California Polytechnic State University[note 1] during the 1964 College Division football season. Cal Poly competed in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA).

The team was led by third-year head coach Sheldon Harden and played home games at Mustang Stadium in San Luis Obispo, California. They finished the season winless, with a record of zero wins and ten losses (0–10, 0–5 CCAA).

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 19 San Francisco State[note 2]* Mustang StadiumSan Luis Obispo, California L 7–14  
September 26 Valley State[note 3] Mustang Stadium • San Luis Obispo, California L 6–21  
October 3 San Diego State[note 4] Mustang Stadium • San Luis Obispo, California L 7–59   4,100[1]
October 10 at Humboldt State[note 5]* Redwood BowlArcata, California L 14–21  
October 17 at Fresno State[note 6] Ratcliffe StadiumFresno, California L 13–23   9,525[2]
October 24 at Cal Western[note 7]* Balboa Stadium ? • San Diego L 7–36  
October 31 at Long Beach State[note 8] Veterans StadiumLong Beach, California L 0–47  
November 7 Cal State Los Angeles Mustang Stadium • San Luis Obispo, California L 7–68   3,800[3]
November 14 Idaho State* Mustang Stadium • San Luis Obispo, California L 0–20  
November 21 at UC Santa Barbara* La Playa Stadium • Santa Barbara, California L 13–26  
*Non-conference game.

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Team players in the NFL[edit]

No Cal Poly Mustangs were selected in the 1965 NFL Draft. However, one player who played for Cal Poly in 1964 then transferred to San Diego State was selected in the 1967 NFL Draft.[6][7]

Player Position Round Overall NFL team
Bob Howard Defensive back 2 48 1967 San Diego Chargers

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The official name of Cal Poly is California Polytechnic State University. However, it has been more commonly known as either Cal Poly San Luis Obispo or just Cal Poly since 1947.
  2. ^ San Francisco State University was known as San Francisco State College from 1935 to 1971.
  3. ^ California State University, Northridge was known as San Fernando Valley State College from 1958 to 1971.
  4. ^ San Diego State University was known as San Diego State College from 1935 to 1971.
  5. ^ Humboldt State University was known as Humboldt State College from 1935 to 1971.
  6. ^ California State University, Fresno was known as Fresno State College from 1949 to 1971.
  7. ^ Alliant International University was formed in 2001 via the merger of United States International University (USIU) and California School of Professional Psychology. USIU had been known as California Western University (Cal Western) from 1952 to 1967.
  8. ^ California State University, Long Beach (Long Beach State) was known as California State College, Long Beach from 1964 to 1971.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Howard Hagen (October 4, 1964). "2nd-Ranked Aztecs Crush Poly, 59-7". The San Diego Union. San Diego, California. p. I-1.
  2. ^ "Fresno State 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved December 8, 2016.
  3. ^ "Hapless Poly Whacked by Diablos, 68-7". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. November 8, 1964. p. D-9. Retrieved January 20, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.open access publication – free to read
  4. ^ "Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo Yearly Results". Retrieved January 12, 2017.
  5. ^ "Cal Poly Football; 2016 Media Guide". Retrieved January 12, 2017.
  6. ^ "1965 NFL Draft". Retrieved January 12, 2017.
  7. ^ "1967 NFL Draft". Retrieved January 12, 2017.