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1976 Mississippi State Bulldogs Roster

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Record: 9-2, .818 W-L% (14th of 137) ▪ Rank: 20th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SEC  ▪ Conference Record: 4-2 (Schedule and Results)
*W-L-T adjusted to 0-11 by NCAA.
Coach: Bob Tyler (9-2)

PS/G: 24.5 (32nd of 137) ▪ PA/G: 16.2 (42nd of 137)
SRS: 11.57 (22nd of 137) ▪ SOS: 4.84 (58th of 137)


  • Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
  • Starters are marked with an asterisk (*).
  • Read more about our data coverage.

Partial Roster

Player Class Pos Summary
Bruce Threadgill* QB 45 Cmp, 89 Att, 807 Yds, 7 TD
Steve Wohlert QB 2 Cmp, 7 Att, 16 Yds, 0 TD
Clarence Harmon* RB 45 Att, 178 Yds, 4.0 Avg
Dennis Johnson* RB 152 Att, 859 Yds, 5.7 Avg
Walter Packer* RB 96 Att, 633 Yds, 6.6 Avg
Len Copeland RB 6 Att, 64 Yds, 10.7 Avg
James Jones RB 33 Att, 127 Yds, 3.8 Avg
Darryl McGlasker RB 42 Att, 192 Yds, 4.6 Avg
Terry Vitrano RB 56 Att, 233 Yds, 4.2 Avg
Duncan McKenzie* WR 7 Rec, 67 Yds, 9.6 Avg
Gavin Rees* WR 14 Rec, 321 Yds, 22.9 Avg
Robert Chatman WR 15 Rec, 277 Yds, 18.5 Avg
Steve White WR 1 Rec, 37 Yds, 37.0 Avg
Bobby Molden TE
Richard Keys* OL
Sam Nichols* OL
Fred Rainer* OL
Mark Trogdon* OL
John Carter* DL
Will Coltharp* DL
Larry Gillard* DL
Harvey Hull* DL
Raymond Peyton* DL
Wally Cox DL
Perry Tanksley DL
Ray Costict* LB
Jerald Porter* LB
Mike Lawrence LB
Stan Black* DB
Henry Davison* DB
Gerald Jackson* DB
Kenny Johnson* DB
Richard Blackmore DB