1978 Oregon State Beavers football
ConferencePacific-10 Conference
1978 record3–7–1 (2–6 Pac-10)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorTony Kopay (3rd season)
Defensive coordinatorRay Braun (3rd season)
Home stadiumParker Stadium
Seasons
← 1977
1979 →
1978 Pacific-10 Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 2 USC $ 6 1 0     12 1 0
No. 14 UCLA 6 2 0     8 3 1
Washington 6 2 0     7 4 0
Arizona State 4 3 0     9 3 0
No. 17 Stanford 4 3 0     8 4 0
California 3 4 0     6 5 0
Arizona 3 4 0     5 6 0
Oregon 2 5 0     2 9 0
Oregon State 2 6 0     3 7 1
Washington State 1 7 0     3 7 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1978 Oregon State Beavers football team represented Oregon State University in the Pacific-10 Conference (Pac-10) during the 1978 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their third season under head coach Craig Fertig, the Beavers compiled a 3–7–1 record (2–6 in Pac-10, ninth), and were outscored 266 to 128.[1] The team played its five home games on campus at Parker Stadium in Corvallis.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 9BYU*L 6–10 19, 651
September 16at ArizonaL 7–21 49,056
September 23at Tennessee*T 13–13 82,048
September 30Washington
  • Parker Stadium
  • Corvallis, OR
L 0–34 30,000
October 7at Minnesota*W 17–14 35,083
October 21at No. 7 USCL 7–38 53,734
October 28at StanfordL 6–24 39,214
November 4at Washington StateW 32–31 20,061
November 11No. 9 UCLA
  • Parker Stadium
  • Corvallis, OR
W 15–13 28,000
November 18Arizona State
  • Parker Stadium
  • Corvallis, OR
L 22–44 23,500
November 25Oregon
L 3–24 36,000
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References

  1. ^ "1978 Oregon State Beavers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 7, 2016.