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1976 Southeastern Conference Year Summary

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Record*: 66-47-1, .583 W-L% (3rd of 14) (Schedule and Results)
*W-L-T adjusted to 61-52-1 by NCAA.

SRS: 10.70 (2nd of 14) ▪ SOS: 7.76 (3rd of 14)

Conference Champion: Georgia and Kentucky

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Alabama, Florida and Georgia)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky and Mississippi State)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Georgia 10 2 0 .833 5 1 0 .833 27.3 12.1 20.78 9.03
Alabama 9 3 0 .750 5 2 0 .714 27.3 11.7 18.41 7.33
Mississippi State 9 2 0 .818 4 2 0 .667 24.5 16.2 11.57 4.84 W-L-T adjusted to 0-11 by NCAA.
Florida 8 4 0 .667 4 2 0 .667 27.3 24.3 12.61 10.19
Kentucky 8 4 0 .667 4 2 0 .667 17.4 12.6 14.47 9.47 W-L-T adjusted to 9-3 by NCAA.
Mississippi 5 6 0 .455 3 4 0 .429 13.9 16.4 6.52 7.42 W-L-T adjusted to 6-5 by NCAA.
Louisiana State 6 4 1 .591 2 4 0 .333 23.2 13.5 11.43 4.89 W-L-T adjusted to 7-3-1 by NCAA.
Tennessee 6 5 0 .545 2 4 0 .333 21.5 14.7 10.77 5.77
Auburn 3 8 0 .273 2 4 0 .333 17.6 24.3 2.42 9.33 W-L-T adjusted to 4-7 by NCAA.
Vanderbilt 2 9 0 .182 0 6 0 .000 11.9 25.6 -1.95 9.32

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
Georgia 16 9 7 6 4 11 10 7 7 7 6 4 5 10
Alabama 6 14 13 10   20 18 17 15 10 18 18 16 11
Kentucky                           18
Mississippi State             20 18       19 20 20
Florida 18     19 12 12 11 12 10 15        
Louisiana State   16 15 11 20 16                
Mississippi   20 17 16   16                

4 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1977-01-02 Sun Bowl Texas A&M 37 Florida 14 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
1977-01-01 Sugar Bowl Pittsburgh 27 Georgia 3 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
1976-12-31 Peach Bowl Kentucky 21 North Carolina 0 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
1976-12-20 Liberty Bowl Alabama 36 UCLA 6 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Jimmy Fisher (FL) 83
2. Phil Gargis (AUB) 80
3. Randy Wallace (TN) 68
4. Jeff Rutledge (AL) 62
5. Tim Ellis (MS) 59
6. Pat Lyons (LAST) 54
7. Randy Hampton (VAND) 53
8. Mike Wright (VAND) 51
  Derrick Ramsey (KY) 51
10. Bruce Threadgill (MSST) 45

Pass Attempts

1. Phil Gargis (AUB) 166
2. Jimmy Fisher (FL) 146
3. Pat Lyons (LAST) 133
4. Tim Ellis (MS) 132
5. Randy Wallace (TN) 130
6. Mike Wright (VAND) 118
7. Jeff Rutledge (AL) 109
8. Randy Hampton (VAND) 107
9. Derrick Ramsey (KY) 103
10. Bruce Threadgill (MSST) 89

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Phil Gargis (AUB) 48.2

Passing Yards

1. Jimmy Fisher (FL) 1511
2. Phil Gargis (AUB) 1116
3. Randy Wallace (TN) 1046
4. Jeff Rutledge (AL) 979
5. Bruce Threadgill (MSST) 807
6. Randy Hampton (VAND) 805
7. Mike Wright (VAND) 788
8. Tim Ellis (MS) 740
9. Pat Lyons (LAST) 685
10. Derrick Ramsey (KY) 659

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Phil Gargis (AUB) 6.7

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Phil Gargis (AUB) 4.0

Passing Touchdowns

1. Jimmy Fisher (FL) 10
2. Jeff Rutledge (AL) 8
3. Bruce Threadgill (MSST) 7
  Matt Robinson (GA) 7
  Derrick Ramsey (KY) 7
  Phil Gargis (AUB) 7
7. Tim Ellis (MS) 4
  Randy Wallace (TN) 4
  Ray Goff (GA) 4
10. Pat Lyons (LAST) 3
  Bill Kynes (FL) 3
  Mike Wright (VAND) 3
  Randy Hampton (VAND) 3

Passing Interceptions

1. Phil Gargis (AUB) 13
2. Tim Ellis (MS) 10
3. Jeff Rutledge (AL) 8
  Pat Lyons (LAST) 8
  Mike Wright (VAND) 8
  Jimmy Fisher (FL) 8
7. Randy Wallace (TN) 6
  Matt Robinson (GA) 6
  Derrick Ramsey (KY) 6
10. Bobby Garner (MS) 5
  Randy Hampton (VAND) 5

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Phil Gargis (AUB) 102.9

Rush Attempts

1. Terry Robiskie (LAST) 224
2. Kevin McLee (GA) 218
3. Derrick Ramsey (KY) 187
4. Bruce Threadgill (MSST) 160
5. Al Pollard (GA) 157
6. Charles Alexander (LAST) 155
7. Dennis Johnson (MSST) 152
8. Rod Stewart (KY) 146
9. Phil Gargis (AUB) 142
10. Ray Goff (GA) 128

Rushing Yards

1. Terry Robiskie (LAST) 1117
2. Kevin McLee (GA) 1058
3. Charles Alexander (LAST) 876
4. Dennis Johnson (MSST) 859
5. Derrick Ramsey (KY) 771
6. Ray Goff (GA) 724
7. Rod Stewart (KY) 711
8. Al Pollard (GA) 680
9. Johnny Davis (AL) 668
10. Willie Wilder (FL) 654

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Walter Packer (MSST) 6.6
2. Willie Wilder (FL) 6.5
3. Tony Nathan (AL) 6.4
4. Tony Green (FL) 6.3
5. Bobby Emmons (TN) 6.2
6. Ray Goff (GA) 5.7
7. Charles Alexander (LAST) 5.7
8. Dennis Johnson (MSST) 5.7
9. Johnny Davis (AL) 5.6
10. Frank Foxx (TN) 5.1

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Terry Robiskie (LAST) 12
2. Derrick Ramsey (KY) 10
  Ray Goff (GA) 10
4. Willie Wilder (FL) 9
  Stanley Morgan (TN) 9
  Phil Gargis (AUB) 9
7. Jimmy Fisher (FL) 8
8. Tony Nathan (AL) 7
  Charles Alexander (LAST) 7
  Johnny Davis (AL) 7

Receptions

1. Larry Seivers (TN) 51
2. Wes Chandler (FL) 44
3. Martin Cox (VAND) 38
4. Ozzie Newsome (AL) 25
5. Gene Washington (GA) 20
  Robert Fabris (MS) 20
7. Thad Flanagan (AL) 19
8. Hal Kemp (VAND) 18
9. Derrick Gaffney (FL) 16
10. Jimmy Stephens (FL) 15
  Chris Vacarella (AUB) 15
  Randy Burke (KY) 15
  Adolph Groves (VAND) 15
  Robert Chatman (MSST) 15
  Steve Davis (GA) 15

Receiving Yards

1. Wes Chandler (FL) 967
2. Martin Cox (VAND) 738
3. Larry Seivers (TN) 737
4. Ozzie Newsome (AL) 529
5. Gene Washington (GA) 489
6. Chris Vacarella (AUB) 353
7. Gavin Rees (MSST) 321
8. Stanley Morgan (TN) 317
9. Thad Flanagan (AL) 304
10. Derrick Gaffney (FL) 279

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Wes Chandler (FL) 22.0
2. Ozzie Newsome (AL) 21.2
3. Martin Cox (VAND) 19.4
4. Larry Seivers (TN) 14.5

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Terry Robiskie (LAST) 235
2. Kevin McLee (GA) 220
3. Derrick Ramsey (KY) 187
4. Charles Alexander (LAST) 163
5. Al Pollard (GA) 161
6. Bruce Threadgill (MSST) 160
7. Dennis Johnson (MSST) 159
8. Rod Stewart (KY) 152
9. Phil Gargis (AUB) 142
10. Chris Hill (KY) 134

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Terry Robiskie (LAST) 1226
2. Kevin McLee (GA) 1074
3. Wes Chandler (FL) 970
4. Charles Alexander (LAST) 958
5. Dennis Johnson (MSST) 953
6. Derrick Ramsey (KY) 771
7. Rod Stewart (KY) 761
8. Willie Wilder (FL) 754
9. Martin Cox (VAND) 738
10. Larry Seivers (TN) 737

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Terry Robiskie (LAST) 12
2. Stanley Morgan (TN) 11
3. Willie Wilder (FL) 10
  Wes Chandler (FL) 10
  Derrick Ramsey (KY) 10
  Ray Goff (GA) 10
7. Phil Gargis (AUB) 9
8. Tony Nathan (AL) 8
  Jimmy Fisher (FL) 8
10. Charles Alexander (LAST) 7
  Johnny Davis (AL) 7
  Dennis Johnson (MSST) 7

Total Plays

1. Phil Gargis (AUB) 308
2. Derrick Ramsey (KY) 290
3. Jimmy Fisher (FL) 250
4. Bruce Threadgill (MSST) 249
5. Randy Wallace (TN) 244
6. Tim Ellis (MS) 232
7. Mike Wright (VAND) 225
8. Terry Robiskie (LAST) 224
9. Kevin McLee (GA) 218
10. Randy Hampton (VAND) 194

Total Yards

1. Jimmy Fisher (FL) 1799
2. Phil Gargis (AUB) 1650
3. Derrick Ramsey (KY) 1430
4. Bruce Threadgill (MSST) 1361
5. Randy Wallace (TN) 1295
6. Terry Robiskie (LAST) 1117
7. Mike Wright (VAND) 1074
8. Kevin McLee (GA) 1058
9. Ray Goff (GA) 1046
10. Jeff Rutledge (AL) 1018

Total Touchdowns

1. Jimmy Fisher (FL) 18
2. Derrick Ramsey (KY) 17
3. Phil Gargis (AUB) 16
4. Ray Goff (GA) 14
5. Terry Robiskie (LAST) 12
6. Bruce Threadgill (MSST) 11
7. Jeff Rutledge (AL) 10
8. Stanley Morgan (TN) 9
  Willie Wilder (FL) 9
  Matt Robinson (GA) 9