1972 California Golden Bears football team
|1972 California Golden Bears football|
|1972 record||3–8 (3–4 Pac-8)|
|Head coach||Mike White (1st year)|
|Home stadium||California Memorial Stadium|
|1972 Pacific-8 football standings|
|#1 USC $||7||–||0||–||0||12||–||0||–||0|
|#19 Washington State||4||–||3||–||0||7||–||4||–||0|
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1972 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 1972 college football season. In their first year under head coach Mike White, the Golden Bears compiled a 3–8 record (3–4 against Pac-8 opponents), finished in fifth place in the Pac-8, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 314 to 228.
The team's statistical leaders included Steve Bartkowski with 944 passing yards, Steve Kemnitzer with 434 rushing yards, and Steve Sweeney with 785 receiving yards.
- "1972 California Golden Bears Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 21, 2016.
- "California 2015 Football Information Guide" (PDF). CalBears.com. Cal Golden Bears Athletics. p. 165. Retrieved October 21, 2016.
- "1972 California Golden Bears Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 21, 2016.