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1976 Pittsburgh Panthers

Head Coach: Johnny Majors (4th season)

Stadium: Pitt Stadium, Pittsburgh, PA

Record: 12-0

Previous: 1975

Next: 1977

Schedule/Results

Date Opponent Result Score Record
9/11 @ Notre Dame W 31-10 1-0
9/18 @ Georgia Tech W 42-14 2-0
9/25 Temple W 21-7 3-0
10/2 @ Duke W 44-31 4-0
10/9 Louisville W 27-6 5-0
10/16 Miami (FL) W 36-19 6-0
10/23 @ Navy W 45-0 7-0
10/30 Syracuse W 23-13 8-0
11/6 Army W 37-7 9-0
11/13 West Virginia W 24-16 10-0
11/26 (Fri) Penn State (at Three Rivers Stadium) W 24-7 11-0
Sugar Bowl (@ Louisiana Superdome, New Orleans, LA)
1/1 Georgia W 27-3 12-0

Roster

Coaching staff

Game summaries

at #11 Notre Dame

at Georgia Tech

Temple

at Duke

Louisville

Miami (FL)

at Navy

Syracuse

Army

West Virginia

vs. #16 Penn State

Sugar Bowl: vs. #5 Georgia

Poll Progression

AP

Pre 9/13 9/20 9/27 10/4 10/11 10/18 10/25 11/1 11/8 11/15 11/22 11/29 1/4
9 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1

Coaches (UPI)

9/13 9/20 9/27 10/4 10/11 10/18 10/25 11/1 11/8 11/15 11/22 11/29 1/4
4 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1

Awards and honors

  • Tony Dorsett, Heisman Trophy
  • Tony Dorsett, Walter Camp Award
  • Tony Dorsett, Maxwell Award
  • Tony Dorsett, led the nation in rushing with 1,948 yards
  • Tony Dorsett, All-America selection
  • Al Romano, All-America selection

Media

Local Radio

Flagship station Play-by-play Color commentator Sideline reporter Studio host
WTAE–AM 1250
WTAE–FM 96.1
Bill Hillgrove John Sauer
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