|1987 Cal State Hayward Pioneers football|
|Conference||Northern California Athletic Conference|
|1987 record||2–8 (2–3 NCAC)|
|Head coach||Tim Tierney (13th season)|
|Home stadium||Pioneer Stadium|
|1987 Northern California Athletic Conference football standings|
|No. 10 UC Davis $||4||–||1||–||0||6||–||4||–||0|
|Cal State Hayward||2||–||3||–||0||2||–||8||–||0|
|San Francisco State||0||–||4||–||1||1||–||8||–||1|
Rankings from Division II Football Committee poll
The 1987 Cal State Hayward Pioneers football team represented California State University, Hayward[note 1] in the 1987 NCAA Division II football season. Cal State Hayward competed in the Northern California Athletic Conference (NCAC).
The Pioneers were led by head coach Tim Tierney in his 13th year. They played home games at Pioneer Stadium in Hayward, California. The Pioneers finished the season with a record of two wins and eight losses (2–8, 2–3 NCAC). The Pioneers were outscored by their opponents 146–237 for the 1987 season.
|September 12||at Saint Mary's*||L 14–16|
|September 19||at Santa Clara*||L 7–27|
|September 26||at California Lutheran*||L 6–19||1,782|
|October 3||Cal State Northridge*||L 27–38||500|
|October 10||Cal Poly[note 2]*||L 14–40||100|
|October 17||Sonoma State||L 6–24|
|October 24||at UC Davis||L 14–23|
|October 31||Humboldt State||W 21–20|
|November 14||Chico State[note 3]||L 9–13|
|November 21||at San Francisco State||W 28–17|
Team players in the NFL
- California State University, East Bay was known as California State University, Hayward from 1972 to 2004.
- The official name of Cal Poly has been California Polytechnic State University since 1947. However, it is more commonly known as either Cal Poly San Luis Obispo or just Cal Poly.
- The official name of Chico State has been California State University, Chico since 1972. However, it is still commonly known as Chico State.
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- "Southland". The Los Angeles Times. October 11, 1987. p. III-21. Retrieved April 11, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.
- "1987 - Cal St.-Hayward". Retrieved March 4, 2017.
- "Pioneer Football All-Time Results 1965-1993". Retrieved February 2, 2018.
- "1988 NFL Draft". Retrieved January 12, 2017.
- "Cal State-Hayward Players/Alumni". Retrieved February 2, 2018.