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1976 Purdue Boilermakers Roster

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Record: 5-6, .455 W-L% (71st of 137)
Conference: Big Ten  ▪ Conference Record: 4-4 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Alex Agase (5-6)

PS/G: 17.1 (96th of 137) ▪ PA/G: 21.2 (83rd of 137)
SRS: 5.63 (45th of 137) ▪ SOS: 8.45 (18th 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
Mark Vitali* QB 73 Cmp, 172 Att, 1184 Yds, 0 TD
Steve Barr QB 1 Cmp, 2 Att, 17 Yds, 0 TD
Scott Dierking* RB 201 Att, 1000 Yds, 5.0 Avg
Mike Northington* RB 32 Att, 90 Yds, 2.8 Avg
John Skibinski* RB 173 Att, 871 Yds, 5.0 Avg
Rick Moss RB 37 Att, 137 Yds, 3.7 Avg
Ricky Smith RB 9 Att, 22 Yds, 2.4 Avg
Reggie Arnold* WR 16 Rec, 287 Yds, 17.9 Avg
Ray Smith* WR 11 Rec, 233 Yds, 21.2 Avg
Jappy Oliver WR 8 Rec, 143 Yds, 17.9 Avg
Jesse Townsend WR 4 Rec, 98 Yds, 24.5 Avg
Nigel Wirgowski* TE 2 Rec, 41 Yds, 20.5 Avg
Tim Eubank TE 2 Rec, 25 Yds, 12.5 Avg
Tom Gibson* OL
Dave Lafary* OL
John LeFeber* OL
Jay Venzin* OL
Connie Zelencik* OL
Ricj Wetendorf OL
Chris Barr* DL
Kim Cripe* DL
Cleveland Crosby* DL
Ken Loushin* DL
Blane Smith* DL
Fred Arrington* LB
Bob Mannella* LB
Kevin Motts LB
Paul Beery* DB
Jerome King* DB
Rock Supan* DB
Pat Harris DB