1976 Stanford Cardinals football team

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
1976 Stanford Cardinals football
ConferencePacific-8 Conference
1976 record6–5 (5–2 Pac-8)
Head coachJack Christiansen (5th season)
Home stadiumStanford Stadium
(Capacity: 85,500)
Seasons
← 1975
1977 →
1976 Pacific-8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 2 USC $ 7 0 0     11 1 0
No. 15 UCLA 6 1 0     9 2 1
Stanford 5 2 0     6 5 0
California 3 4 0     5 6 0
Washington 3 4 0     5 6 0
Washington State 2 5 0     3 8 0
Oregon 1 6 0     4 7 0
Oregon State 1 6 0     2 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1976 Stanford Cardinals football team represented Stanford University in the 1976 NCAA Division I football season. They were led by head coach Jack Christiansen. After a disappointing season, Christiansen was fired before the last game of the season, the Big Game versus Cal; Christiansen coached that final game, which Stanford rallied to win in the final two minutes.[1]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 11at No. 10 Penn State*L 12–1561,325
September 18at No. 1 Michigan*L 0–51103,741
September 25San Jose State*W 28–2351,000
October 2at Army*L 20–2130,382
October 9at No. 5 UCLAL 20–3850,894
October 16Washington
  • Stanford Stadium
  • Stanford, CA
W 34–2836,000
October 23at Washington StateW 22–1624,300
October 30Oregon State
  • Stanford Stadium
  • Stanford, CA
W 24–330,500
November 6No. 4 USC
  • Stanford Stadium
  • Stanford, CA (rivalry)
L 24–4876,500
November 13at OregonW 28–1718,000
November 20at CaliforniaW 27–2476,780
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

[2]

Roster[edit]

  • WR Tony Hill

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Late fumble produces Card win". The Spokesman-Review. November 21, 1976. Retrieved February 21, 2013.
  2. ^ "Stanford Game-by-Game Results; 1976–1980". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on April 7, 2013. Retrieved February 21, 2013.