1974 Pacific Tigers football team

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1974 Pacific Tigers football
Conference Pacific Coast Athletic Association
1974 record 6–5 (2–2 PCAA)
Head coach Chester Caddas (3rd season)
Home stadium Pacific Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 28,000)
Seasons
← 1973
1975 →
1974 Pacific Coast Athletic Association football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
San Diego State $ 4 0 0     8 2 1
San Jose State 2 2 0     8 3 1
Pacific (CA) 2 2 0     6 5 0
Long Beach State 1 3 0     6 5 0
Fresno State 1 3 0     5 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1974 Pacific Tigers football team represented the University of the Pacific (UOP) in the 1974 NCAA Division I football season as a member of the Pacific Coast Athletic Association.[note 1]

The team was led by head coach Chester Caddas, in his third year, and played their home games at Pacific Memorial Stadium[note 2] in Stockton, California. They finished the season with a record of six wins and five losses (6–5, 2–2 PCAA).

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 7 Sacramento State[note 3]* Pacific Memorial StadiumStockton, California W 21–0  
September 14 at UTEP* Sun BowlEl Paso, Texas W 17–14  
September 21 Long Beach State[note 4] Pacific Memorial Stadium • Stockton, California W 38–6   13,595[1][2]
September 28 at Kansas State* KSU StadiumManhattan, Kansas L 7–38   28,100
October 5 Hawaii* Pacific Memorial Stadium • Stockton, California L 14–23   11,842[3]
October 11 at Miami* Miami Orange BowlMiami, Florida L 6–35   15,184[4]
October 19 at Fresno State[note 5] Ratcliffe StadiumFresno, California L 21–37   9,082[5]
October 26 San Jose Statedagger Pacific Memorial Stadium • Stockton, California W 29–27  
November 2 Texas–Arlington* Pacific Memorial Stadium • Stockton, California W 26–17  
November 9 at San Diego State San Diego StadiumSan Diego L 9–37   27,049[6]
November 16 at Wyoming* War Memorial StadiumLaramie, Wyoming W 50–14  
*Non-conference game.

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Team players in the NFL[edit]

The following UOP players were selected in the 1975 NFL Draft.[9][10][11]

Player Position Round Overall NFL team
Willard Harrell Running back 3 58 Green Bay Packers
Carlos Brown (aka Alan Autry) Quarterback 12 296 Green Bay Packers

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The Big West Conference was known as the Pacific Coast Athletic Association from its founding in 1969 through 1987.
  2. ^ Amos Alonzo Stagg Memorial Stadium was known as Pacific Memorial Stadium from its opening in 1950 through 1987.
  3. ^ The official name of Sacramento State has been California State University, Sacramento since 1972. However, it is still commonly known as Sacramento State.
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ The official name of Fresno State has been California State University, Fresno since 1972. However, it is still commonly known as Fresno State.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1975 49er Football Guide;The Beach Is Back (pamphlet). Long Beach, California: CSULB Athletic Department. 1975. 
  2. ^ "San Diego St. Defense Checks Tampa, 28-25". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. September 22, 1974. p. III-12. Retrieved March 31, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  3. ^ "Hawaii Rainbow Warrior Football 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). p. 131. Retrieved February 15, 2007. 
  4. ^ "Miami 2016 Football Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved February 14, 2007. 
  5. ^ "Fresno State 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved December 8, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Aztecs top UOP, clinch PCAA title". Independent Press-Telegram. Long Beach, California. November 10, 1974. p. S-2. Retrieved January 17, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  7. ^ "1974 Pacific Tigers Schedule and Results". Retrieved January 30, 2017. 
  8. ^ "1974 - Pacific (CA)". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved January 30, 2017. 
  9. ^ "1975 NFL Draft". Retrieved December 7, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Pacific Players/Alumni". Retrieved January 30, 2017. 
  11. ^ "Draft History: U. of Pacific". Retrieved March 18, 2017.