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1976 Pacific-8 Conference Year Summary

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Record: 45-45-1, .500 W-L% (8th of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 6.33 (5th of 14) ▪ SOS: 6.13 (5th of 14)

Conference Champion: Southern California

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(California, Southern California and UCLA)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Southern California and UCLA)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Southern California 11 1 0 .917 7 0 0 1.000 32.2 11.6 21.01 7.84
UCLA 9 2 1 .792 6 1 0 .857 32.6 14.4 17.36 5.11
Stanford 6 5 0 .545 5 2 0 .714 21.7 25.8 5.55 7.37
California 5 6 0 .455 3 4 0 .429 20.9 20.5 7.24 7.51
Washington 5 6 0 .455 3 4 0 .429 21.5 18.8 7.44 5.44
Washington State 3 8 0 .273 2 5 0 .286 21.8 30.1 -0.53 5.84
Oregon 4 7 0 .364 1 6 0 .143 13.1 24.6 -1.93 3.98
Oregon State 2 10 0 .167 1 6 0 .143 14.9 27.1 -5.50 5.92

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23 11/30 Final
Southern California 8   19 13 11 8 7 4 4 3 3 3 3 2
UCLA 17 5 5 4 5 4 4 3 3 2 2 6 7 15
California 15                          

2 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1977-01-01 Rose Bowl Southern California 14 Michigan 6 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
1976-12-20 Liberty Bowl Alabama 36 UCLA 6 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Jack Thompson (WAST) 208
2. Guy Benjamin (STAN) 170
3. Jack Henderson (OR) 157
4. Joe Roth (CA) 154
5. Vince Evans* (SCA) 95
6. Warren Moon (WA) 81
7. Jeff Dankworth* (UCLA) 66
8. Mike Cordova (STAN) 52
9. Fred Besana (CA) 51
10. Dave White (ORST) 47
Pass Attempts
1. Jack Thompson (WAST) 355
2. Jack Henderson (OR) 298
3. Guy Benjamin (STAN) 295
  Joe Roth (CA) 295
5. Vince Evans* (SCA) 177
6. Warren Moon (WA) 175
7. Jeff Dankworth* (UCLA) 120
8. Mike Cordova (STAN) 110
9. Dave White (ORST) 100
10. Fred Besana (CA) 89
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Jack Thompson (WAST) 58.6
2. Guy Benjamin (STAN) 57.6
3. Vince Evans* (SCA) 53.7
4. Jack Henderson (OR) 52.7
5. Joe Roth (CA) 52.2
6. Warren Moon (WA) 46.3
Passing Yards
1. Jack Thompson (WAST) 2762
2. Guy Benjamin (STAN) 1982
3. Joe Roth (CA) 1789
4. Jack Henderson (OR) 1582
5. Vince Evans* (SCA) 1440
6. Warren Moon (WA) 1106
7. Jeff Dankworth* (UCLA) 866
8. Mike Cordova (STAN) 659
9. Fred Besana (CA) 576
10. Dave White (ORST) 552
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Vince Evans* (SCA) 8.1
2. Jack Thompson (WAST) 7.8
3. Guy Benjamin (STAN) 6.7
4. Warren Moon (WA) 6.3
5. Joe Roth (CA) 6.1
6. Jack Henderson (OR) 5.3
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Vince Evans* (SCA) 7.7
2. Jack Thompson (WAST) 7.1
3. Warren Moon (WA) 4.9
4. Guy Benjamin (STAN) 4.9
5. Joe Roth (CA) 3.8
6. Jack Henderson (OR) 3.3
Passing Touchdowns
1. Jack Thompson (WAST) 20
2. Guy Benjamin (STAN) 12
3. Vince Evans* (SCA) 10
4. Rob Hertel* (SCA) 8
5. Joe Roth (CA) 7
6. Warren Moon (WA) 6
  Jack Henderson (OR) 6
8. Jeff Dankworth* (UCLA) 4
  Kyle Grossart (ORST) 4
  Mike Cordova (STAN) 4
Passing Interceptions
1. Joe Roth (CA) 18
2. Guy Benjamin (STAN) 17
3. Jack Henderson (OR) 16
4. Jack Thompson (WAST) 14
5. Scott Richardson (ORST) 10
6. Dave White (ORST) 9
7. Warren Moon (WA) 8
8. Jeff Dankworth* (UCLA) 7
9. Vince Evans* (SCA) 6
10. Mike Cordova (STAN) 5
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Jack Thompson (WAST) 134.7
2. Vince Evans* (SCA) 133.9
3. Guy Benjamin (STAN) 116.0
4. Warren Moon (WA) 101.5
5. Joe Roth (CA) 98.8
6. Jack Henderson (OR) 93.2
Rush Attempts
1. Ricky Bell* (SCA) 280
2. Ron Rowland (WA) 203
3. Theotis Brown* (UCLA) 200
4. Robin Earl (WA) 188
5. Wendell Tyler* (UCLA) 181
6. James Fields (ORST) 163
7. Charles White* (SCA) 156
8. Jeff Dankworth* (UCLA) 155
9. Tom Newton (CA) 137
10. Dan Doornink (WAST) 129
Rushing Yards
1. Ricky Bell* (SCA) 1433
2. Theotis Brown* (UCLA) 1092
3. Wendell Tyler* (UCLA) 1003
4. Ron Rowland (WA) 1002
5. Robin Earl (WA) 963
6. Charles White* (SCA) 858
7. Jeff Dankworth* (UCLA) 815
8. James Fields (ORST) 649
9. Tom Newton (CA) 546
10. Don Stevenson (STAN) 452
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Wendell Tyler* (UCLA) 5.5
2. Charles White* (SCA) 5.5
3. Joe Steele (WA) 5.5
4. Theotis Brown* (UCLA) 5.5
5. Jeff Dankworth* (UCLA) 5.3
6. Robin Earl (WA) 5.1
7. Ricky Bell* (SCA) 5.1
8. Ron Rowland (WA) 4.9
9. Markey Crane (CA) 4.1
10. Jim Johnson (OR) 4.0
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Ricky Bell* (SCA) 14
2. Theotis Brown* (UCLA) 13
3. Jeff Dankworth* (UCLA) 11
4. Charles White* (SCA) 10
5. Wendell Tyler* (UCLA) 9
6. Robin Earl (WA) 7
7. Ron Rowland (WA) 6
  James Fields (ORST) 6
  Tom Newton (CA) 6
  Joe Steele (WA) 6
Receptions
1. Mike Levenseller (WAST) 67
2. Greg Bauer (OR) 53
  Dan Doornink (WAST) 53
4. Brian Kelly (WAST) 44
  Tony Hill (STAN) 44
6. Eason Ramson (WAST) 41
7. Jesse Thompson (CA) 37
  Shelton Diggs* (SCA) 37
9. George Freitas (CA) 34
  Bill Kellar (STAN) 34
Receiving Yards
1. Mike Levenseller (WAST) 1124
2. Brian Kelly (WAST) 746
3. Tony Hill (STAN) 696
4. Shelton Diggs* (SCA) 655
5. Randy Simmrin* (SCA) 653
6. Greg Bauer (OR) 632
7. Wesley Walker (CA) 624
8. Dan Doornink (WAST) 469
9. Eason Ramson (WAST) 457
10. Bill Kellar (STAN) 447
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Wesley Walker (CA) 27.1
2. Randy Simmrin* (SCA) 20.4
3. Shelton Diggs* (SCA) 17.7
4. Tom Cafferty (OR) 17.0
5. Brian Kelly (WAST) 17.0
6. Mike Levenseller (WAST) 16.8
7. Ed Gillies (CA) 16.6
8. Tony Hill (STAN) 15.8
9. Scott Phillips (WA) 13.4
10. Bill Kellar (STAN) 13.1
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Shelton Diggs* (SCA) 8
  Tony Hill (STAN) 8
  Mike Levenseller (WAST) 8
4. Brian Kelly (WAST) 7
5. Wesley Walker (CA) 6
6. Randy Simmrin* (SCA) 5
7. James Lofton (STAN) 4
  Lee Overton (ORST) 4
9. Dan Doornink (WAST) 3
  Wally Henry* (UCLA) 3
  Spider Gaines (WA) 3
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Ricky Bell* (SCA) 294
2. Theotis Brown* (UCLA) 212
3. Ron Rowland (WA) 210
4. Robin Earl (WA) 192
5. Wendell Tyler* (UCLA) 189
6. Dan Doornink (WAST) 182
7. James Fields (ORST) 167
8. Charles White* (SCA) 162
9. Tom Newton (CA) 160
10. Jeff Dankworth* (UCLA) 155
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Ricky Bell* (SCA) 1518
2. Theotis Brown* (UCLA) 1184
3. Mike Levenseller (WAST) 1124
4. Wendell Tyler* (UCLA) 1041
5. Ron Rowland (WA) 1039
6. Robin Earl (WA) 983
7. Charles White* (SCA) 923
8. Dan Doornink (WAST) 891
9. Jeff Dankworth* (UCLA) 815
10. Brian Kelly (WAST) 746
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Ricky Bell* (SCA) 14
2. Theotis Brown* (UCLA) 13
3. Jeff Dankworth* (UCLA) 11
  Charles White* (SCA) 11
5. Shelton Diggs* (SCA) 9
  Wendell Tyler* (UCLA) 9
7. Tony Hill (STAN) 8
  Mike Levenseller (WAST) 8
  Dan Doornink (WAST) 8
10. Brian Kelly (WAST) 7
  Robin Earl (WA) 7
Total Plays
1. Jack Thompson (WAST) 448
2. Jack Henderson (OR) 380
3. Guy Benjamin (STAN) 333
4. Joe Roth (CA) 331
5. Ricky Bell* (SCA) 280
6. Jeff Dankworth* (UCLA) 275
7. Warren Moon (WA) 255
8. Vince Evans* (SCA) 252
9. Ron Rowland (WA) 203
10. Theotis Brown* (UCLA) 200
Total Yards
1. Jack Thompson (WAST) 2702
2. Guy Benjamin (STAN) 1934
3. Jeff Dankworth* (UCLA) 1681
4. Joe Roth (CA) 1632
5. Vince Evans* (SCA) 1526
6. Ricky Bell* (SCA) 1433
7. Jack Henderson (OR) 1407
8. Warren Moon (WA) 1175
9. Theotis Brown* (UCLA) 1092
10. Wendell Tyler* (UCLA) 1003
Total Touchdowns
1. Jack Thompson (WAST) 22
2. Guy Benjamin (STAN) 15
  Jeff Dankworth* (UCLA) 15
4. Ricky Bell* (SCA) 14
5. Theotis Brown* (UCLA) 13
  Vince Evans* (SCA) 13
7. Charles White* (SCA) 10
8. Wendell Tyler* (UCLA) 9
  Jack Henderson (OR) 9
  Joe Roth (CA) 9