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1976 Virginia Tech Gobblers football
ConferenceIndependent
1976 record6–5
Head coachJimmy Sharpe (3rd season)
Home stadiumLane Stadium
Seasons
← 1975
1977 →
1976 NCAA Division I Independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Pittsburgh         12 0 0
No. 17 Rutgers         11 0 0
San Diego State         10 1 0
No. 12 Notre Dame         9 3 0
Colgate         8 2 0
Boston College         8 3 0
Cincinnati         8 3 0
Memphis State         7 4 0
North Texas State         7 4 0
Penn State         7 5 0
Villanova         6 4 1
South Carolina         6 5 0
Virginia Tech         6 5 0
Army         5 6 0
Florida State         5 6 0
Illinois State         5 6 0
Richmond         5 6 0
West Virginia         5 6 0
Georgia Tech         4 6 1
Temple         4 6 0
Air Force         4 7 0
Dayton         4 7 0
Louisville         4 7 0
Navy         4 7 0
Indiana State         3 7 0
Hawaii         3 8 0
Holy Cross         3 8 0
Miami (FL)         3 8 0
Syracuse         3 8 0
Utah State         3 8 0
Northeast Louisiana         2 9 0
Southern Miss         2 9 0
Tulane         2 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1976 Virginia Tech Gobblers football team represented Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in the 1976 NCAA Division I football season.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 4at Wake ForestW 23–625,600
September 11at No. 14 Texas A&ML 0–1944,039
September 18Southern MissW 16–7
October 2William & Mary
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
L 15–27
October 9vs. VMIW 37–721,000
October 16at VirginiaW 14–10
October 13Kent Statedagger
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
W 42–14
October 30West Virginia
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA (rivalry)
W 24–739,000
November 6Tulsa
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
L 31–35
November 13at Richmond
  • City Stadium
  • Richmond, VA
L 0–16
November 20at Florida StateL 21–2816,148
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

ReferencesEdit

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