1976 Arizona Wildcats football team

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1976 Arizona Wildcats football
Conference Western Athletic Conference
1976 record 5–6 (3–4 WAC)
Head coach Jim Young (4th season)
Home stadium Arizona Stadium
Seasons
← 1975
1977 →
1976 WAC 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
Rankings from AP Poll

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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1976 Arizona Wildcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 6, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Arizona Football 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). University of Arizona. 2016. p. 107. Retrieved September 6, 2016. 
  3. ^ "1976 Arizona Wildcats Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 6, 2016. 
  4. ^ 2016 Media Guide, p. 86.