1976 Arkansas Razorbacks Football Team
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1976 Arkansas Razorbacks Football Team
1976 Arkansas Razorbacks football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1976 record5-5-1 (3-4-1 SWC)
Head coachFrank Broyles (19th season)
Home stadiumRazorback Stadium
War Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1975
1977 →
1976 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 4 Houston + 7 1 0     10 2 0
No. 13 Texas Tech + 7 1 0     10 2 0
No. 7 Texas A&M 6 2 0     10 2 0
Baylor 4 3 1     7 3 1
Texas 4 4 0     5 5 1
Arkansas 3 4 1     5 5 1
Rice 2 6 0     3 8 0
SMU 2 6 0     3 8 0
TCU 0 8 0     0 11 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1976 Arkansas Razorbacks football team represented the University of Arkansas in the Southwest Conference (SWC) during the 1976 NCAA Division I football season. In their 19th and final year under head coach Frank Broyles, the Razorbacks compiled a 5-5-1 record (3-4-1 against SWC opponents), finished in sixth place in the SWC, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 220 to 204. After opening the season with five wins in the first six games, the Razorbacks went 0-4-1 in their final five games.[1][2]

Ben Cowins averaged 6.3 yards per carry in 1976, the fourth-highest average in the nation. Steve Little averaged 44.4 yards per punt, the seventh-best nationally.

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 11Utah State*No. 13W 33-1650,536
September 18Oklahoma State*No. 12
  • War Memorial Stadium
  • Little Rock, AR
W 16-1055,103
September 25Tulsa*No. 12L 3-940,563
October 2at TCUW 46-1437,186
October 23at No. 14 HoustonNo. 15W 14-747,192
October 30RiceNo. 14
  • Razorback Stadium
  • Fayetteville, AR
W 41-1643,908
November 6at BaylorNo. 12T 7-747,900
November 13No. 16 Texas A&MNo. 13
  • War Memorial Stadium
  • Little Rock, AR (rivalry)
ABCL 10-3147,497
November 20vs. SMUL 31-3532,000
November 27No. 9 Texas Tech
  • War Memorial Stadium
  • Little Rock, AR (rivalry)
L 7-3041,327
December 4at TexasABCL 12-2949,341
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll

Roster

  • QB Ron Calcagni, So.

References

  1. ^ "Arkansas Yearly Results (1975-1979)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved 2015.
  2. ^ "1976 Arkansas Razorbacks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2015.



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