1976 Eastern Michigan Hurons football team

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1976 Eastern Michigan Hurons football
Conference Mid-American Conference
1976 record 2–9 (1–5 MAC)
Head coach Ed Chlebek (1st season)
Captain Darrion Price, Rod Slater
Home stadium Rynearson Stadium
Seasons
← 1975
1977 →
1976 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Ball State $ 4 1 0     8 3 0
Kent State 6 2 0     8 4 0
Ohio 6 2 0     7 4 0
Western Michigan 6 3 0     7 4 0
Central Michigan 4 3 0     7 4 0
Bowling Green 4 3 0     6 5 0
Miami 2 4 0     3 8 0
Toledo 2 6 0     3 8 0
Eastern Michigan 1 5 0     2 9 0
Northern Illinois 0 6 0     1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1976 Eastern Michigan Hurons football team represented Eastern Michigan University in the 1976 NCAA Division I football season. In their first season under head coach Ed Chlebek, the Hurons compiled a 2–9 record (1–5 against conference opponents), finished in ninth place in the Mid-American Conference, and were outscored by their opponents, 355 to 132,[1][2] the team's statistical leaders included Steve Raklovits with 954 passing yards, Bobby Windom with 824 rushing yards, and Carlos Henderson with 328 receiving yards.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 4 Ohio L 7–23
September 11 at Western Michigan L 13–31
September 18 at Bowling Green L 12–53
September 26 at McNeese State * L 10–23
October 2 Northern Michigan *
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
L 6–28
October 9 Arkansas State *dagger
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
W 32–30
October 23 at Akron * L 0–36
October 30 at Kent State L 13–38
November 6 Central Michigan (rivalry)
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
W 30–27
November 13 at Illinois State *
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
L 6–14
November 20 Ball State
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
L 3–52
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1976 Eastern Michigan Eagles Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 28, 2016. 
  2. ^ "2015 Eastern Michigan Football Digital Media Guide" (PDF). Eastern Michigan University Football. pp. 165, 170. Retrieved July 4, 2016. 
  3. ^ "1976 Eastern Michigan Eagles Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 28, 2016.