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1976 Edit

1976 Florida Gators football
Sun Bowl, L 14–37 v. Texas A&M
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
1976 record8–4 (4–2 4th SEC)
Head coachDoug Dickey
Offensive coordinatorJimmy Dunn
Offensive schemeWishbone
Defensive coordinatorDoug Knotts
CaptainDarrell Carpenter
Alvin Cowens
Jimmy Fisher
Home stadiumFlorida Field
Seasons
← 1975
1977 →
1976 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#10/10 Georgia 5 1 0     10 2 0
#11/9 Alabama 5 2 0     9 3 0
#20/NR Mississippi State 4 2 0     9 2 0
Florida 4 2 0     8 4 0
#NR/19 Kentucky 4 2 0     8 4 0
Ole Miss 3 4 0     5 6 0
LSU 2 4 0     6 4 1
Tennessee 2 4 0     6 5 0
Auburn 2 4 0     3 8 0
Vanderbilt 0 6 0     2 9 0
† – Conference champion
  • Mississippi State later forfeited all 1976 wins due to NCAA violations.
    Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches Poll


Season overview Edit

The 1976 college football season was the seventh for Doug Dickey as the head coach of the Florida Gators football team. Dickey's 1976 Florida Gators finished with an 8–4 overall record and a 4–2 record in the Southeastern Conference (SEC), placing fourth among ten SEC teams.

Schedule and results Edit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result
9–11–1976* North Carolina #18 Tampa StadiumTampa, Florida L 21–24  
9–18–1976* Houston Florida FieldGainesville, Florida W 49–14  
9–25–1976 Mississippi State Florida Field • Gainesville, Florida W 34–30  
10–2–1976 #11 Louisiana State #19 Florida Field • Gainesville, Florida W 28–23  
10–16–1976* Florida State #12 Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, Florida W 33–26  
10–23–1976 Tennessee #11 Neyland StadiumKnoxville, Tennessee W 20–18  
10–30–1976 Auburn #12 Florida Field • Gainesville, Florida W 24–19  
11–6–1976 #7 Georgia #10 Gator Bowl StadiumJacksonville, Florida ABC L 27–41  
11–13–1976 Kentucky #15 Commonwealth StadiumLexington, Kentucky L 9–28  
11–20–1976* Rice Florida Field • Gainesville, Florida (Homecoming) W 50–22  
11–27–1976* Miami Citrus BowlOrlando, Florida W 19–10  
1–2–1977* #10 Texas A&M Sun Bowl StadiumEl Paso, Texas (Sun Bowl) CBS L 14–37  
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

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