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1976 Nebraska Cornhuskers Schedule and Results

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Record: 9-3-1, .731 W-L% (26th of 137) ▪ Rank: 9th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 8 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom Osborne (9-3-1)

PS/G: 32.0 (6th of 137) ▪ PA/G: 13.9 (28th of 137)
SRS: 17.63 (12th of 137) ▪ SOS: 7.79 (24th of 137)

Bowl Game: Won Bluebonnet Bowl 27-24 versus Texas Tech

AP Poll Summary

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
1 8 6 5 6 3 3 9 9 9 12 10 13 9

13 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 11, 1976 Sat (1) Nebraska @ Louisiana State SEC T 6 6 0 0 1 T 1
2 Sep 18, 1976 Sat (8) Nebraska @ Indiana Big Ten W 45 13 1 0 1 W 1
3 Sep 25, 1976 Sat (6) Nebraska Texas Christian SWC W 64 10 2 0 1 W 2
4 Oct 2, 1976 Sat (5) Nebraska Miami (FL) Ind W 17 9 3 0 1 W 3
5 Oct 9, 1976 Sat (6) Nebraska @ Colorado Big 8 W 24 12 4 0 1 W 4
6 Oct 16, 1976 Sat (3) Nebraska Kansas State Big 8 W 51 0 5 0 1 W 5
7 Oct 23, 1976 Sat (3) Nebraska (17) Missouri Big 8 L 24 34 5 1 1 L 1
8 Oct 30, 1976 Sat (9) Nebraska @ Kansas Big 8 W 31 3 6 1 1 W 1
9 Nov 6, 1976 Sat (9) Nebraska (13) Oklahoma State Big 8 W 14 10 7 1 1 W 2
10 Nov 13, 1976 Sat (9) Nebraska @ Iowa State Big 8 L 28 37 7 2 1 L 1
11 Nov 26, 1976 Fri (10) Nebraska (8) Oklahoma Big 8 L 17 20 7 3 1 L 2
12 Dec 4, 1976 Sat (13) Nebraska @ Hawaii Ind W 68 3 8 3 1 W 1
13 Dec 31, 1976 Fri (13) Nebraska N (9) Texas Tech SWC W 27 24 9 3 1 W 2 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)