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1976 Brigham Young Cougars Roster

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Record: 9-3, .750 W-L% (21st of 137)
Conference: WAC  ▪ Conference Record: 6-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: LaVell Edwards (9-3)

PS/G: 31.0 (8th of 137) ▪ PA/G: 19.2 (67th of 137)
SRS: 6.58 (39th of 137) ▪ SOS: -3.08 (87th of 137)

Bowl Game: Lost Tangerine Bowl 49-21 versus Oklahoma State


  • Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
  • Starters are marked with an asterisk (*).
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Partial Roster

Player Class Pos Summary
Gifford Nielsen* QB
Jeff Blanc* RB 149 Att, 594 Yds, 4.0 Avg
Todd Christensen* RB 91 Att, 353 Yds, 3.9 Avg
Dave Lowry RB 75 Att, 308 Yds, 4.1 Avg
Mike Chronister* WR 31 Rec, 706 Yds, 22.8 Avg
John Van Der Wouden* WR 42 Rec, 669 Yds, 15.9 Avg
Jeff Nilsson WR
Brian Billick* TE
Tod Thompson TE
Chuck Carlson* OL
Dave Hubbard* OL
Steve Miller* OL
Lance Reynolds* OL
Keith Uperesa* OL
John Dowell OL
Dave Meteer OL
Steve Dewey* DL
Mekeli Ieremia* DL
Marcus Kanahele* DL
Bill Rice* DL
Ross Varner DL
Larry Miller* LB
Blake Murdock* LB
Rod Wood* LB
Mark Berntsen LB
Tony Hernandez* DB
Craig Jensen* DB
Marc Swenson* DB
Dana Wilgar* DB