Long Beach State's annual fundraising gala, Jewels of the Night, will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year. Jewels of the Night is the marquee event for generating revenue to support the more than 300 Long Beach State student-athletes in their quest to realize both their academic and athletic ambitions.
Students! Take this chance to work with the Athletic Department for the 2014-15 season! Work-Study positions are now open. Please contact Leah Williams-Daniels at (562) 985-5722 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can't make the game? Don't want to miss the team on the road? Listen to 49ers action from your home computer by logging on to longbeachstate.com
Long Beach State offers 19 Division I sports on California's second-largest campus. Located in one of Southern California's best coastal cities, LBSU brings marquee facilities, coaches and administration to exceed the needs of more than 300 student-athletes.
With one of just three Pyramids in the United States, a baseball stadium that has been home to MLB greats such as Troy Tulowitzki, Evan Longoria and Jered Weaver and a marquee tennis complex, Long Beach State Athletics offers some of the finest competitive facilities in California.
Former 49er Quarterback Mike McCoy Named San Diego Chargers Head Coach
Jan. 15, 2013
Former 49er quarterback Mike McCoy has been named Head Coach for the San Diego Chargers. McCoy heads to San Diego from Denver where he served as the offensive coordinator. He becomes the 15th coach in Chargers' history.
McCoy redshirted his first year at LBSU in 1990 and then saw action as a redshirt freshman during the 1991 season. He played in eight games for the 49ers, starting five of them, completing 87 of 165 passes for 938 yards, seven touchdowns and three interceptions. After Long Beach disbanded the football program, he transferred to Utah to finish out his career.