1970 California Golden Bears football team

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1970 California Golden Bears football
Conference Pacific-8 Conference
1970 record 6–5 (4–3 Pac-8)
Head coach Ray Willsey (7th season)
Home stadium California Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1969
1971 →
1970 Pacific-8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 8 Stanford $ 6 1 0     9 3 0
Washington 4 3 0     6 4 0
Oregon 4 3 0     6 4 1
UCLA 4 3 0     6 5 0
California 4 3 0     6 5 0
No. 15 USC 3 4 0     6 4 1
Oregon State 3 4 0     6 5 0
Washington State 0 7 0     1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1970 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 1970 college football season. In their seventh year under head coach Ray Willsey, the Golden Bears compiled a 6–5 record (4–3 against Pac-8 opponents), finished in a tie for second place in the Pac-8, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 272 to 249.[1][2]

The team's statistical leaders included Dave Penhall with 1,785 passing yards, Stan Murphy with 603 rushing yards, and Steve Sweeney with 679 receiving yards.[3]

Roster[edit]

1970 California Golden Bears football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 36 Curtis, IsaacIsaac Curtis So
WR 88 Sweeney, SteveSteve Sweeney So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DT 69 Kampa, BobBob Kampa So
LB 60 Croyle, PhilPhil Croyle Sr
LB 18 Toews, LorenLoren Toews So
DT 74 White, ShermanSherman White Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 2 Wersching, RayRay Wersching So
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 12 at Oregon Civic StadiumPortland, OR L 24–31   26,556[4]
September 19 at No. 2 Texas* Memorial StadiumAustin, TX L 15–56   61,000[5]
September 26 Indiana* California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA W 56–14   29,857[6]
October 3 at Rice* Rice StadiumHouston, TX L 0–28   22,000[7]
October 10 at Washington Husky StadiumSeattle, WA W 31–28   54,000[8]
October 17 No. 19 UCLA California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA (Rivalry) L 21–24   42,178[9]
October 24 Washington State California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA W 45–0   26,101[10]
October 31 at No. 18 USC Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA W 13–10   54,750[11]
November 7 at Oregon State Parker StadiumCorvallis, OR L 10–16   20,202[12]
November 14 San Jose State* California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA W 35–28   16,841[13]
November 21 No. 11 Stanford California Memorial Stadium • Berkeley, CA (73rd Big Game) W 22–14   76,799[14]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Pacific Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1970 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. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 26, 2016. Retrieved October 21, 2016. 
  3. ^ "1969 California Golden Bears Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 21, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Oregon vs California Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018. 
  5. ^ "Texas vs California Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018. 
  6. ^ "California vs Indiana Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018. 
  7. ^ "Rice vs California Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018. 
  8. ^ "Washington vs California Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018. 
  9. ^ "California vs UCLA Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018. 
  10. ^ "California vs Washington State Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018. 
  11. ^ "USC vs California Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018. 
  12. ^ "Oregon State vs California Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018. 
  13. ^ "California vs San Jose State Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018. 
  14. ^ "California vs Stanford Summary of Football Game Statistics" (PDF). NCAA Football Statistics. NCAA. Retrieved 26 February 2018. 
  15. ^ 2015 Football Information Guide (PDF). Cal Athletics. 2015. p. 165. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-10-26.