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1976 Leaders

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National Champion: Pittsburgh (AP, FWAA, NFF, UPI)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Tony Dorsett (Pittsburgh)
FWAA Coach of the Year Award: Johnny Majors (Pittsburgh)

AP Preseason #1: Nebraska ▪ AP Final #1: Pittsburgh

Year Leaders

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Total Yards Per Play

1. Gifford Nielsen* (Brigham Young) 6.4
2. Tommy Kramer (Rice) 5.8

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Keith Wright (Memphis) 2

Kickoff Return Yards Per Return

1. James Sykes (Rice) 25.7

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Rayford Roberson (San Jose State) 2
  Jerry Robinson* (UCLA) 2
  Sid Justin (Long Beach State) 2
  Greg Barnes (Long Beach State) 2