|1977 San Francisco State Gators football|
|Conference||Far Western Conference|
|1977 record||5–5 (2–3 FWC)|
|Home stadium||Cox Stadium|
|1977 Far Western Conference football standings|
|No. 3 UC Davis $^||5||–||0||–||0||11||–||1||–||0|
|Cal State Hayward||2||–||2||–||1||6||–||3||–||1|
|San Francisco State||2||–||3||–||0||5||–||5||–||0|
Rankings from Associated Press poll
San Francisco State competed in the Far Western Conference (FWC).[note 1] The Gators were led by head coach Vic Rowen in his 17th year at the helm. They played home games at Cox Stadium in San Francisco, California. The team finished the season with a record of five wins and five losses (5���5, 2–3 FWC). For the season the team was outscored by its opponents 155–197.
|September 10||at Cal State Northridge*||L 10–17||5,000|
|September 17||Cal Poly Pomona*||W 21–18|
|September 24||Southern Oregon[note 2]*||W 41–20|
|October 1||Nevada*||L 7–47|
|October 8||at Chico State[note 3]||L 0–32|
|October 15||Cal State Hayward[note 4]||W 16–10|
|October 22||at Sacramento State[note 5]||W 19–7|
|October 29||Humboldt State||L 13–19|
|November 5||at UC Davis||L 7–21|
|November 12||at Cal State Los Angeles*||W 21–6|
Team players in the NFL
- The Northern California Athletic Conference (NCAC) was known as the Far Western Conference (FWC) from its founding in 1925 to 1982.
- Southern Oregon University was known as Southern Oregon State College from 1975 to 1996.
- 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.
- 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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- "1978 NFL Draft". Retrieved January 12, 2017.
- "San Francisco St. Players/Alumni". Retrieved July 5, 2017.
- "Draft History: San Francisco State". Retrieved April 3, 2017.