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1976 California Golden Bears Roster

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Record: 5-6, .455 W-L% (71st of 137)
Conference: Pac-8  ▪ Conference Record: 3-4 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Mike White (5-6)

PS/G: 20.9 (60th of 137) ▪ PA/G: 20.5 (76th of 137)
SRS: 7.24 (35th of 137) ▪ SOS: 7.51 (28th of 137)


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

Player Class Pos Summary
Joe Roth* QB 154 Cmp, 295 Att, 1789 Yds, 7 TD
Fred Besana QB 51 Cmp, 89 Att, 576 Yds, 3 TD
Markey Crane* RB 110 Att, 451 Yds, 4.1 Avg
Tom Newton* RB 137 Att, 546 Yds, 4.0 Avg
John Dixon RB 19 Att, 97 Yds, 5.1 Avg
Oliver Hillman RB
Oliver Hillmon RB 112 Att, 401 Yds, 3.6 Avg
Paul Jones RB 19 Att, 85 Yds, 4.5 Avg
Jesse Thompson* WR 37 Rec, 411 Yds, 11.1 Avg
Wesley Walker* WR 23 Rec, 624 Yds, 27.1 Avg
Ed Gillies WR 24 Rec, 399 Yds, 16.6 Avg
Holden Smith WR 7 Rec, 93 Yds, 13.3 Avg
Charlie Yauman WR 3 Rec, 39 Yds, 13.0 Avg
George Freitas* TE 34 Rec, 327 Yds, 9.6 Avg
Leon Washington TE 6 Rec, 68 Yds, 11.3 Avg
Ted Albrecht* OL
Leo Biedermann* OL
Greg Peters* OL
Ned Vessey* OL
Duane Williams* OL
Jack Clark OL
Jeff Barnes* DL
Greg Ricks* DL
Burl Toler* DL
Bob Warner* DL
Craig Watkins* DL
Ralph DeLoach DL
Stanley Glenn DL
James Reed* LB
Pete Sitta* LB
Phil Heck LB
Anthony Green* DB
Syd Lofton* DB
Ken McAllister* DB
Jeff Moye* DB
Vern Smith DB
Steve Maehl P