1987 Pacific Tigers football team

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1987 Pacific Tigers football
Conference Pacific Coast Athletic Association
1987 record 4–7 (3–4 PCAA)
Head coach Bob Cope (5th season)
Home stadium Pacific Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 28,000)
Seasons
← 1986
1988 →
1987 Pacific Coast Athletic Association football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
San Jose State $ 7 0 0     10 2 0
Fresno State 4 3 0     6 5 0
Cal State Fullerton 4 3 0     6 6 0
UNLV 4 3 0     5 6 0
Utah State 4 3 0     5 6 0
Pacific (CA) 3 4 0     4 7 0
Long Beach State 2 5 0     4 7 0
New Mexico State 0 7 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1987 Pacific Tigers football team represented the University of the Pacific (UOP) in the 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season as a member of the Pacific Coast Athletic Association.[note 1]

The team was led by head coach Bob Cope, in his fifth year, and played home games at Pacific Memorial Stadium[note 2] in Stockton, California. They finished the season with a record of four wins and seven losses (4–7, 3–4 PCAA). The Tigers were outscored by their opponents 174–252 over the season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 5 at California* California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, California L 0–42  
September 12 Sacramento State[note 3]* Pacific Memorial StadiumStockton, California W 31–7   18,025[1]
September 19 at No. 15 Arizona State* Sun Devil StadiumTempe, Arizona L 12–31   70,091[2]
September 26 at No. 18 Washington* Husky StadiumSeattle, WA L 3–31   69,605[3]
October 3 New Mexico State Pacific Memorial Stadium • Stockton, California W 23–7   9,817[4]
October 10 Long Beach State[note 4] Pacific Memorial Stadium • Stockton, California L 6–9   9,747[5]
October 17 at Utah State Romney StadiumLogan, Utah L 13–17   8,775[6]
October 24 Fresno State[note 5]dagger Pacific Memorial Stadium • Stockton, California W 23–22   16,389[7]
November 7 at San Jose State Spartan StadiumSan Jose, California L 17–42  
November 14 at Cal State Fullerton Santa Ana StadiumSanta Ana, California W 22–14   3,114[8]
November 21 at UNLV Sam Boyd Silver BowlWhitney, Nevada L 24–30   14,500[9]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

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Team players in the NFL[edit]

No UOP players were selected in the 1988 NFL Draft.[12][13][14]

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. ^ "College Football". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. September 14, 1987. p. III-18. Retrieved April 11, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  2. ^ "College Football". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. September 21, 1987. p. III-18. Retrieved April 11, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  3. ^ "Washington 2016 Football Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved February 14, 2007. 
  4. ^ "College Football". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. October 5, 1987. p. III-16. Retrieved April 11, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  5. ^ Dick Wagner (October 11, 1987). "Long Beach Gets Win on Browning's Score". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. p. III-5. Retrieved February 10, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  6. ^ "Utah State Football Guide 2016" (PDF). Retrieved February 14, 2007. 
  7. ^ "Fresno State 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved December 8, 2016. 
  8. ^ Robyn Norwood (November 15, 1987). "Fullerton Outgains Pacific, 494-189, and Still Bungles the Game, 22-14". The Los Angeles Times (Orange County ed.). Los Angeles, California. p. III-14. Retrieved February 12, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  9. ^ "2016 UNLV Rebel Football Light the Fuse". p. 145. Retrieved February 14, 2007. 
  10. ^ "1987 Pacific Tigers Schedule and Results". Retrieved January 30, 2017. 
  11. ^ "1987 - Pacific (CA)". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved January 30, 2017. 
  12. ^ "1988 NFL Draft". Retrieved December 7, 2016. 
  13. ^ "Pacific Players/Alumni". Retrieved January 30, 2017. 
  14. ^ "Draft History: U. of Pacific". Retrieved March 18, 2017.