|1977 UC Davis Aggies football|
|Conference||Far Western Conference|
|AP||No. 3 (Division II)|
|1977 record||11–1 (5–0 FWC)|
|Home stadium||Toomey Field|
|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
The Aggies were led by head coach Jim Sochor in his eighth year. They played home games at Toomey Field. UC Davis finished the season as champion of the FWC for the seventh consecutive season and it was their 8th consecutive winning season. The Aggies finished the regular season undefeated, with a record of ten wins and no losses (10–0, 5–0 FWC). With the 5–0 conference record, they stretched their conference winning streak to 23 games dating back to the 1973 season.
At the end of the season, the Aggies qualified for the Division II playoffs. They were ranked Number 3 in the final Division II poll. In the quarterfinal game they defeated Bethune–Cookman. In the semi-final Knute Rockne Bowl, they were defeated by Lehigh. That brought the Aggies final record to eleven wins and one loss (11–1, 5–0 FWC). The Aggies outscored their opponents 335–159 for the 1977 season.
|September 17||at California Lutheran*||W 24–9|
|September 24||Puget Sound*||W 16–14|
|October 1||at Cal Poly Pomona*||W 27–14|
|October 8||at Cal State Hayward[note 2]||W 6–0|
|October 15||Sacramento State[note 3]||W 28–0|
|October 22||at Humboldt State||W 27–14|
|October 29||at Santa Clara*||No. 8||W 31–3|
|November 5||San Francisco State||No. 7||W 21–7|
|November 12||No. 4 Nevada*||No. 8||W 37–21|
|November 19||Chico State[note 4]||No. 3||W 54–22|
- The Northern California Athletic Conference (NCAC) was known as the Far Western Conference (FWC) from its founding in 1925 to 1982.
- 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.
- The official name of Chico State has been California State University, Chico since 1972. However, it is still commonly known as Chico State.