1988 Pacific Tigers football team

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1988 Pacific Tigers football
Conference Big West Conference
1988 record 2–9 (2–5 Big West)
Head coach Bob Cope (6th season)
Home stadium Stagg Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 28,000)
Seasons
← 1987
1989 →
1988 Big West Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Fresno State $ 7 0 0     10 2 0
Cal State Fullerton 5 2 0     5 6 0
Utah State 4 3 0     4 7 0
San Jose State 4 3 0     4 8 0
UNLV 3 4 0     4 7 0
Long Beach State 3 4 0     3 9 0
Pacific (CA) 2 5 0     2 9 0
New Mexico State 0 7 0     1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1988 Pacific Tigers football team represented the University of the Pacific (UOP) in the 1988 NCAA Division I-A football season as a member of the Big West Conference[note 1].

The team was led by head coach Bob Cope, in his sixth year, and played home games at Stagg Memorial Stadium[note 2] in Stockton, California. They finished the season with a record of two wins and nine losses (2–9, 2–5 Big West), the Tigers were outscored by their opponents 174–324 over the season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 3 at Arkansas* Razorback StadiumFayetteville, Arkansas L 14–63   49,600
September 10 at California* California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, California L 7–30  
September 17 Idaho* Stagg Memorial StadiumStockton, California L 26–36   13,868
September 24 Cal State Fullerton Santa Ana StadiumSanta Ana, California L 10–13   2,924[1]
October 1 at Long Beach State[note 3] Veterans StadiumLong Beach, California W 22–10   2,919[2]
October 8 UNLV Stagg Memorial Stadium • Stockton, California L 16–30   6,233[3][4]
October 15 San Jose Statedagger Stagg Memorial Stadium • Stockton, California L 17–35   9,732[5]
October 22 Sacramento State[note 4]* Stagg Memorial Stadium • Stockton, California L 21–30   5,147[6]
October 29 at Utah State Romney StadiumLogan, Utah L 20–23   13,147[7]
November 5 at Fresno State[note 5] Bulldog StadiumFresno, California L 0–34   34,436[8]
November 19 New Mexico State Stagg Memorial Stadium • Stockton, California W 21–20  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

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Team players in the NFL[edit]

No UOP players were selected in the 1989 NFL Draft.[11][12][13]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The Big West Conference had previously been known as the Pacific Coast Athletic Association from its founding in 1969 through 1987.
  2. ^ Amos Alonzo Stagg Memorial Stadium had been known as Pacific Memorial Stadium from its opening in 1950 through 1987.
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ The official name of Sacramento State has been California State University, Sacramento since 1972. However, it is still commonly known as Sacramento 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. ^ Robyn Norwood (September 25, 1988). "One-Yard Drive Is Key to Fullerton's 13-10 Victory". The Los Angeles Times (Orange County ed.). Los Angeles, California. p. III-19. Retrieved February 12, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  2. ^ Dick Wagner (October 2, 1988). "Long Beach is Winless After Falling to UOP". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. p. III-20. Retrieved February 10, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  3. ^ "2016 UNLV Rebel Football Light the Fuse". p. 145. Retrieved February 14, 2007. 
  4. ^ "Southland". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. October 9, 1988. p. III-23. Retrieved April 12, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  5. ^ "College Football". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. October 17, 1988. p. III-20. Retrieved April 12, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  6. ^ "College Football". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. October 24, 1988. p. III-18. Retrieved April 12, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  7. ^ "Utah State Football Guide 2016" (PDF). Retrieved February 14, 2007. 
  8. ^ "Fresno State 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved December 8, 2016. 
  9. ^ "1988 Pacific Tigers Schedule and Results". Retrieved January 30, 2017. 
  10. ^ "1988 - Pacific (CA)". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved January 30, 2017. 
  11. ^ "1989 NFL Draft". Retrieved December 7, 2016. 
  12. ^ "Pacific Players/Alumni". Retrieved January 30, 2017. 
  13. ^ "Draft History: U. of Pacific". Retrieved March 18, 2017.