1977 Oregon State Beavers football
ConferencePacific-8 Conference
Record2–9 (0–7 Pac-8)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorTony Kopay (2nd season)
Defensive coordinatorRay Braun (2nd season)
Home stadiumParker Stadium
Seasons
← 1976
1978 →
1977 Pacific-8 Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
No. 10 Washington $   6 1     8 4  
No. 15 Stanford   5 2     9 3  
No. 13 USC   5 2     8 4  
California   3 4     7 4  
Washington State   3 4     6 5  
Oregon   1 6     2 9  
Oregon State   0 7     2 9  
UCLA   0 2     0 4  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • † – UCLA forfeited 7 wins (5 conference wins) due to ineligible players.
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1977 Oregon State Beavers football team represented Oregon State University in the Pacific-8 Conference (Pac-8) during the 1977 NCAA Division I football season. In their second season under head coach Craig Fertig, the Beavers compiled a 2–9 record (0–7 in Pac-8, last), and were outscored 303 to 173.[1] The team played its five home games on campus at Parker Stadium in Corvallis.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 10Syracuse*W 24–12 20,540
September 17No. 2 USC
  • Parker Stadium
  • Corvallis, OR
L 10–17 31,143
September 24at Arizona State*L 31–33 57,535
October 1at Tennessee*L 10–41 82,865[2]
October 8No. 13 BYU*
  • Parker Stadium
  • Corvallis, OR
W 24–19 33,965
October 15at No. 20 CaliforniaL 17–41 33,400
October 22at WashingtonL 6–14 46,677
October 29Stanford
  • Parker Stadium
  • Corvallis, OR
L 7–26 20,196
November 5Washington State
  • Parker Stadium
  • Corvallis, OR
L 10–24 22,657
November 12at UCLAL 18–48 35,529
November 19at OregonL 16–28 34,068
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Roster

1977 Oregon State Beavers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
TE 90 Terry Beck Fr
WR 44 Steve Coury So
G 64 Kevin Donaghue So
RB 32 James Fields Jr
WR 7 Dwayne Hall Sr
QB 12 Jeff Hammermeister Sr
T 70 Gordy Neumann Sr
QB 19 John Norman Jr
C 58 Jim Walker Sr
T 74 Vern Ward Sr
QB 17 Dave White Sr
G 63 Larry Winkler Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 57 Gene Dales Sr
DB 24 Rob Emmons So
DT 72 Troy Guscik Sr
CB 34 Lenny Holmes Jr
CB 23 Kerry Justin Sr
DT 66 Greg Marshall Sr
LB 59 Kent Peyton Jr
DL 61 Tom Schillinger So
DE 93 Clarence Smithey Sr
FS 25 Dan Wells So
DT 88 Jerry Wilkinson Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

References

  1. ^ "1977 Oregon State Beavers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 7, 2016.
  2. ^ "Vols blitz Beavers 41–10 in Knoxville". The Spokesman-Review. October 2, 1977. Retrieved May 8, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.