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1976 Southeastern Conference Year Summary

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Record*: 66-47-1, .583 W-L% (6th 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 Completion Percentage

1. Phil Gargis (Auburn) 48.2

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Phil Gargis (Auburn) 6.7

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Phil Gargis (Auburn) 4.0

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Phil Gargis (Auburn) 102.9

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Wes Chandler (Florida) 22.0
2. Ozzie Newsome (Alabama) 21.2
3. Martin Cox (Vanderbilt) 19.4
4. Larry Seivers (Tennessee) 14.5