|1987 UC Davis Aggies football|
|Conference||Northern California Athletic Conference|
|Sports Network||No. 10 (Div. II Football Committee)|
|1987 record||8–2 (5–0 NCAC)|
|Head coach||Jim Sochor (18th season)|
|Home stadium||Toomey Field|
|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 Aggies were led by head coach Jim Sochor in his 18th year. They played home games at Toomey Field. UC Davis finished the season as champion of the NCAC for the 17th consecutive season and it was their 18th consecutive winning season. The Aggies finished the season with a record of eight wins and two losses (8–2, 5–0 NCAC). With the 5–0 conference record, they stretched their conference winning streak to 36 games dating back to the 1981 season. The Aggies outscored their opponents 238–163 for the season.
Unlike the previous five seasons, the Aggies did not qualify for the Division II playoffs in 1987.
|September 19||at Nevada*||No. 7||L 17–34||15,630|
|September 26||No. 13 Santa Clara||W 21–15|
|October 3||at No. 18 Cal Poly[note 1]*||No. 12||L 0–41||5,688|
|October 10||at Chico State[note 2]||W 24–22|
|October 17||San Francisco State||W 31–0|
|October 24||Cal State Hayward[note 3]||W 23–14|
|October 31||at Sonoma State||W 25–14|
|November 7||No. 17 Cal State Northridge*||W 28–0||5,607|
|November 14||at Sacramento State[note 5]||No. 14||W 28–10||10,000|
|November 21||Humboldt State||No. 10||W 41–13|
- 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.
- California State University, East Bay was known as California State University, Hayward from 1972 to 2004.
- Seawolf Stadium was known as Cossacks Stadium until 2002 when the University changed the mascot from Cossacks to Seawolves.
- The official name of Sacramento State has been California State University, Sacramento since 1972. However, it is still commonly known as Sacramento State.
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