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1976 Big Eight Conference Leaders

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Record: 56-35-2, .613 W-L% (1st of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 13.67 (1st of 14) ▪ SOS: 9.72 (1st of 14)

Conference Champion: Colorado, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Kansas, Nebraska and Oklahoma)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Colorado, Iowa State, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Vince Ferragamo* (NE) 158
2. Wendell Henrikson (KSST) 73
3. Wayne Stanley (IAST) 70
4. Jeff Knapple* (CO) 60
5. Pete Woods (MO) 59
6. Steve Pisarkiewicz (MO) 53
7. Buddy Hardeman (IAST) 44
8. Charlie Weatherbie* (OKST) 42
9. Jeff Austin* (CO) 24
10. Dean Blevins (OK) 18
11. Scott McMichael (KS) 16
12. Nolan Cromwell (KS) 13
13. Bill Swanson (KSST) 11
14. Duane Howard (KSST) 8
15. Mark Vicendese (KS) 7
  Mike Tryon (IAST) 7
17. Tom Sorley* (NE) 4
  Randy Garcia* (NE) 4
19. Harold Bailey* (OKST) 3
20. Thomas Lott (OK) 2
Pass Attempts
1. Vince Ferragamo* (NE) 277
2. Wendell Henrikson (KSST) 149
3. Wayne Stanley (IAST) 146
4. Jeff Knapple* (CO) 136
5. Pete Woods (MO) 131
6. Steve Pisarkiewicz (MO) 121
7. Charlie Weatherbie* (OKST) 109
8. Buddy Hardeman (IAST) 94
9. Jeff Austin* (CO) 58
10. Scott McMichael (KS) 45
11. Dean Blevins (OK) 44
12. Nolan Cromwell (KS) 43
13. Bill Swanson (KSST) 37
14. Duane Howard (KSST) 29
  Mark Vicendese (KS) 29
16. Harold Bailey* (OKST) 18
17. Randy Garcia* (NE) 17
18. Mike Tryon (IAST) 13
19. Thomas Lott (OK) 12
20. Tom Sorley* (NE) 8
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Vince Ferragamo* (NE) 57.0
Passing Yards
1. Vince Ferragamo* (NE) 2254
2. Wayne Stanley (IAST) 1084
3. Wendell Henrikson (KSST) 1066
4. Pete Woods (MO) 996
5. Jeff Knapple* (CO) 904
6. Steve Pisarkiewicz (MO) 793
7. Charlie Weatherbie* (OKST) 779
8. Buddy Hardeman (IAST) 687
9. Dean Blevins (OK) 370
10. Jeff Austin* (CO) 331
11. Nolan Cromwell (KS) 273
12. Scott McMichael (KS) 144
13. Mark Vicendese (KS) 116
14. Tom Sorley* (NE) 101
15. Mike Tryon (IAST) 95
16. Bill Swanson (KSST) 83
17. Randy Garcia* (NE) 77
  Duane Howard (KSST) 77
19. Curtis Craig* (NE) 49
20. Woodie Shepard (OK) 47
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Vince Ferragamo* (NE) 8.1
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Vince Ferragamo* (NE) 8.3
Passing Touchdowns
1. Vince Ferragamo* (NE) 22
2. Wayne Stanley (IAST) 11
3. Pete Woods (MO) 9
4. Buddy Hardeman (IAST) 8
5. Steve Pisarkiewicz (MO) 6
6. Charlie Weatherbie* (OKST) 4
  Wendell Henrikson (KSST) 4
8. Jeff Knapple* (CO) 3
9. Dean Blevins (OK) 2
  Mark Vicendese (KS) 2
Passing Interceptions
1. Wendell Henrikson (KSST) 11
2. Charlie Weatherbie* (OKST) 10
  Jeff Knapple* (CO) 10
4. Jeff Austin* (CO) 9
  Vince Ferragamo* (NE) 9
6. Scott McMichael (KS) 7
7. Wayne Stanley (IAST) 6
8. Buddy Hardeman (IAST) 5
  Pete Woods (MO) 5
  Dean Blevins (OK) 5
  Steve Pisarkiewicz (MO) 5
  Duane Howard (KSST) 5
  Bill Swanson (KSST) 5
14. Mark Vicendese (KS) 4
15. Nolan Cromwell (KS) 3
  Thomas Lott (OK) 3
17. Tom Sorley* (NE) 2
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Vince Ferragamo* (NE) 145.1
Rush Attempts
1. Terry Miller* (OKST) 291
2. Tony Reed* (CO) 264
3. Dexter Green (IAST) 208
4. Rick Berns* (NE) 182
5. Curtis Brown (MO) 169
6. Jim Kelleher* (CO) 155
7. Monte Anthony* (NE) 148
  Laverne Smith (KS) 148
9. Thomas Lott (OK) 143
10. Kenny King (OK) 141
11. Norris Banks (KS) 137
12. Charlie Weatherbie* (OKST) 133
13. Robert Turner* (OKST) 131
14. Rich Dansdill (MO) 125
15. Tony Brown (KSST) 123
16. Nolan Cromwell (KS) 113
17. Dodie Donnell* (NE) 112
18. Horace Ivory (OK) 111
19. Buddy Hardeman (IAST) 100
  Cal Cummins (IAST) 100
Rushing Yards
1. Terry Miller* (OKST) 1714
2. Tony Reed* (CO) 1210
3. Dexter Green (IAST) 1074
4. Laverne Smith (KS) 978
5. Rick Berns* (NE) 972
6. Curtis Brown (MO) 844
7. Kenny King (OK) 791
8. Horace Ivory (OK) 741
9. Rich Dansdill (MO) 669
10. Thomas Lott (OK) 630
11. Jim Kelleher* (CO) 615
12. Monte Anthony* (NE) 594
13. Buddy Hardeman (IAST) 583
14. Robert Turner* (OKST) 561
15. Norris Banks (KS) 559
16. Nolan Cromwell (KS) 540
17. Dodie Donnell* (NE) 520
18. Elvis Peacock (OK) 511
19. Jim Culbreath (OK) 443
20. Bill Campfield (KS) 439
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Horace Ivory (OK) 6.7
2. Laverne Smith (KS) 6.6
3. Elvis Peacock (OK) 6.6
4. Jim Culbreath (OK) 6.4
5. Bill Campfield (KS) 6.0
6. Terry Miller* (OKST) 5.9
7. Buddy Hardeman (IAST) 5.8
8. Kenny King (OK) 5.6
9. Rich Dansdill (MO) 5.4
10. Rick Berns* (NE) 5.3
11. Dexter Green (IAST) 5.2
12. Dean Leibson (MO) 5.1
13. Curtis Brown (MO) 5.0
14. Nolan Cromwell (KS) 4.8
15. Dodie Donnell* (NE) 4.6
16. Tony Reed* (CO) 4.6
17. Thomas Lott (OK) 4.4
18. Robert Turner* (OKST) 4.3
19. Norris Banks (KS) 4.1
20. Monte Anthony* (NE) 4.0
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Terry Miller* (OKST) 23
2. Jim Kelleher* (CO) 15
3. Rick Berns* (NE) 11
  Horace Ivory (OK) 11
5. Laverne Smith (KS) 8
  Robert Turner* (OKST) 8
  Dexter Green (IAST) 8
8. Nolan Cromwell (KS) 7
  Tony Brown (KSST) 7
  Thomas Lott (OK) 7
11. Buddy Hardeman (IAST) 6
  Elvis Peacock (OK) 6
13. Tony Reed* (CO) 5
  Monte Anthony* (NE) 5
  Bill Campfield (KS) 5
  Curtis Brown (MO) 5
17. Wayne Stanley (IAST) 4
  Pete Woods (MO) 4
  Mike Tryon (IAST) 4
  Charlie Weatherbie* (OKST) 4
  Kenny King (OK) 4
Receptions
1. Joe Stewart (MO) 45
2. Luther Blue (IAST) 33
  Chuck Malito* (NE) 33
4. Dave Shamblin* (NE) 32
5. Bobby Thomas* (NE) 30
  Leo Lewis (MO) 30
7. Al Dixon (IAST) 25
8. Sam Lisle* (OKST) 23
9. Manzy King (KSST) 21
10. Dexter Green (IAST) 19
  Tony Reed* (CO) 19
  Ken Spaeth* (NE) 19
13. Emery Moorehead* (CO) 18
14. Ray Hardee (IAST) 17
15. Kellen Winslow (MO) 16
  Glover Rogers (IAST) 16
17. Paul Coffman (KSST) 15
18. Monte Anthony* (NE) 14
  Don Hasselbeck* (CO) 14
20. Steve Gaunty* (CO) 13
  Eddy Whitley (KSST) 13
  Rick Berns* (NE) 13
Receiving Yards
1. Joe Stewart (MO) 834
2. Chuck Malito* (NE) 722
3. Luther Blue (IAST) 644
4. Bobby Thomas* (NE) 561
5. Dave Shamblin* (NE) 513
6. Leo Lewis (MO) 394
7. Sam Lisle* (OKST) 387
8. Emery Moorehead* (CO) 374
9. Al Dixon (IAST) 336
10. Manzy King (KSST) 273
11. Glover Rogers (IAST) 270
12. Ken Spaeth* (NE) 265
13. Dexter Green (IAST) 240
  Kellen Winslow (MO) 240
15. Ray Hardee (IAST) 236
16. Steve Gaunty* (CO) 233
17. Waddell Smith (KS) 221
18. Don Hasselbeck* (CO) 214
19. Charlie Green (KSST) 191
20. Billy Waddy* (CO) 186
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Chuck Malito* (NE) 21.9
2. Luther Blue (IAST) 19.5
3. Bobby Thomas* (NE) 18.7
4. Joe Stewart (MO) 18.5
5. Sam Lisle* (OKST) 16.8
6. Dave Shamblin* (NE) 16.0
7. Al Dixon (IAST) 13.4
8. Leo Lewis (MO) 13.1
9. Manzy King (KSST) 13.0
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Bobby Thomas* (NE) 7
2. Leo Lewis (MO) 6
3. Joe Stewart (MO) 5
  Ray Hardee (IAST) 5
  Chuck Malito* (NE) 5
  Luther Blue (IAST) 5
7. Ken Spaeth* (NE) 4
  Al Dixon (IAST) 4
  Dave Chambliss (KSST) 4
10. Dave Shamblin* (NE) 3
11. Emery Moorehead* (CO) 2
  Dexter Green (IAST) 2
  Jim Michaels (KS) 2
  John Liebe (KSST) 2
  Sam Lisle* (OKST) 2
  Mark Dufresne* (NE) 2
  Glover Rogers (IAST) 2
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Terry Miller* (OKST) 291
2. Tony Reed* (CO) 283
3. Dexter Green (IAST) 227
4. Rick Berns* (NE) 195
5. Curtis Brown (MO) 175
6. Jim Kelleher* (CO) 162
  Monte Anthony* (NE) 162
8. Laverne Smith (KS) 151
9. Thomas Lott (OK) 143
10. Kenny King (OK) 142
11. Norris Banks (KS) 140
12. Tony Brown (KSST) 133
  Charlie Weatherbie* (OKST) 133
14. Robert Turner* (OKST) 132
15. Rich Dansdill (MO) 125
16. Dodie Donnell* (NE) 119
17. Nolan Cromwell (KS) 113
  Horace Ivory (OK) 113
19. Buddy Hardeman (IAST) 101
  Cal Cummins (IAST) 101
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Terry Miller* (OKST) 1714
2. Tony Reed* (CO) 1338
3. Dexter Green (IAST) 1314
4. Rick Berns* (NE) 1054
5. Laverne Smith (KS) 1024
6. Curtis Brown (MO) 938
7. Joe Stewart (MO) 894
8. Kenny King (OK) 782
9. Horace Ivory (OK) 761
10. Chuck Malito* (NE) 722
11. Monte Anthony* (NE) 678
12. Rich Dansdill (MO) 669
13. Jim Kelleher* (CO) 660
14. Luther Blue (IAST) 644
15. Thomas Lott (OK) 630
16. Norris Banks (KS) 588
  Buddy Hardeman (IAST) 588
18. Robert Turner* (OKST) 579
19. Bobby Thomas* (NE) 572
20. Dodie Donnell* (NE) 555
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Terry Miller* (OKST) 23
2. Jim Kelleher* (CO) 15
3. Rick Berns* (NE) 11
  Horace Ivory (OK) 11
5. Dexter Green (IAST) 10
6. Bobby Thomas* (NE) 8
  Laverne Smith (KS) 8
  Robert Turner* (OKST) 8
  Leo Lewis (MO) 8
10. Nolan Cromwell (KS) 7
  Tony Brown (KSST) 7
  Thomas Lott (OK) 7
13. Joe Stewart (MO) 6
  Ray Hardee (IAST) 6
  Elvis Peacock (OK) 6
  Curtis Brown (MO) 6
  Bill Campfield (KS) 6
  Buddy Hardeman (IAST) 6
19. Tony Reed* (CO) 5
  Monte Anthony* (NE) 5
  Wayne Stanley (IAST) 5
  Chuck Malito* (NE) 5
  Luther Blue (IAST) 5
Total Plays
1. Vince Ferragamo* (NE) 348
2. Terry Miller* (OKST) 293
3. Tony Reed* (CO) 264
4. Charlie Weatherbie* (OKST) 242
5. Pete Woods (MO) 226
6. Wayne Stanley (IAST) 225
7. Dexter Green (IAST) 208
8. Wendell Henrikson (KSST) 205
9. Jeff Knapple* (CO) 195
10. Buddy Hardeman (IAST) 194
11. Rick Berns* (NE) 183
12. Curtis Brown (MO) 169
13. Nolan Cromwell (KS) 156
14. Jim Kelleher* (CO) 155
  Thomas Lott (OK) 155
16. Laverne Smith (KS) 148
  Monte Anthony* (NE) 148
18. Steve Pisarkiewicz (MO) 143
19. Kenny King (OK) 141
20. Norris Banks (KS) 137
Total Yards
1. Vince Ferragamo* (NE) 2251
2. Terry Miller* (OKST) 1722
3. Wayne Stanley (IAST) 1333
4. Buddy Hardeman (IAST) 1270
5. Tony Reed* (CO) 1210
6. Charlie Weatherbie* (OKST) 1197
7. Pete Woods (MO) 1185
8. Jeff Knapple* (CO) 1128
9. Dexter Green (IAST) 1074
10. Laverne Smith (KS) 978
11. Rick Berns* (NE) 972
12. Wendell Henrikson (KSST) 924
13. Curtis Brown (MO) 844
14. Nolan Cromwell (KS) 813
15. Kenny King (OK) 791
16. Horace Ivory (OK) 741
17. Steve Pisarkiewicz (MO) 713
18. Rich Dansdill (MO) 669
19. Thomas Lott (OK) 668
20. Jim Kelleher* (CO) 615
Total Touchdowns
1. Vince Ferragamo* (NE) 25
2. Terry Miller* (OKST) 23
3. Jim Kelleher* (CO) 15
  Wayne Stanley (IAST) 15
5. Buddy Hardeman (IAST) 14
6. Pete Woods (MO) 13
7. Rick Berns* (NE) 11
  Horace Ivory (OK) 11
9. Nolan Cromwell (KS) 8
  Robert Turner* (OKST) 8
  Dexter Green (IAST) 8
  Laverne Smith (KS) 8
  Charlie Weatherbie* (OKST) 8
14. Tony Brown (KSST) 7
  Thomas Lott (OK) 7
16. Jeff Knapple* (CO) 6
  Steve Pisarkiewicz (MO) 6
  Elvis Peacock (OK) 6
19. Tony Reed* (CO) 5
  Monte Anthony* (NE) 5
  Bill Campfield (KS) 5
  Curtis Brown (MO) 5
  Mike Tryon (IAST) 5