1976 Arizona Wildcats Football Team
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1976 Arizona Wildcats Football Team
1976 Arizona Wildcats football
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
1976 record5-6 (3-4 WAC)
Head coachJim Young (4th season)
Home stadiumArizona Stadium
Seasons
← 1975
1977 →
1976 Western Athletic Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
BYU + 6 1 0     9 3 0
Wyoming + 6 1 0     8 4 0
Arizona State 4 3 0     4 7 0
Utah 3 3 0     3 8 0
Arizona 3 4 0     5 6 0
New Mexico 3 4 0     4 7 0
Colorado State 2 4 0     6 5 0
UTEP 0 7 0     1 11 0
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1976 Arizona Wildcats football team represented the University of Arizona in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) during the 1976 NCAA Division I football season. In their fourth and final season under head coach Jim Young, the Wildcats compiled a 5-6 record (3-4 against WAC opponents), finished in a tie for fifth place in the WAC, and outscored their opponents, 283 to 273.[1][2] The team played its home games in Arizona Stadium in Tucson, Arizona.

The team's statistical leaders included Marc Lunsford with 1,284 passing yards, Derriak Anderson with 506 rushing yards, and Keith Hartwig with 1,134 receiving yards.[3] Linebacker Obra Erby led the team with 174 total tackles.[4]

Personnel

References

  1. ^ "1976 Arizona Wildcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2016.
  2. ^ "Arizona Football 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). University of Arizona. 2016. p. 107. Retrieved 2016.
  3. ^ "1976 Arizona Wildcats Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2016.
  4. ^ 2016 Media Guide, p. 86.



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