1976 Grambling State Tigers football team

The 1976 Grambling Tigers football team was an American football team that represented Grambling State University as a member of the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) during the 1976 NCAA Division II football season. In its 34th season under head coach Eddie Robinson, Grambling State compiled an 8–4 record (4–2 against conference opponents), finished in second place in the SWAC, and outscored opponents by a total of 313 to 202.[1]

1976 Grambling State Tigers football
Mirage Bowl, W 42–16 vs. Morgan State
ConferenceSouthwestern Athletic Conference
Record8–4 (4–2 SWAC)
Head coach
Home stadiumGrambling Stadium
Seasons
← 1975
1977 →
1976 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
No. T–8 Alcorn State $   5 1     8 2  
Grambling State   4 2     8 4  
Southern   4 2     8 3  
Prairie View A&M   3 3     6 5  
Jackson State   3 3     5 4  
Mississippi Valley State   1 5     4 6  
Texas Southern   1 5     2 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division II playoff participant
Rankings from Associated Press poll

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 4vs. Morgan StateTokyo, Japan (Mirage Bowl)W 42–16
September 11Alcorn StateGrambling, LAL 0–24
September 18at TemplePhiladelphia, PAL 30–31
October 2at HawaiiHonolulu, HIW 34–23
October 9Tennessee StateGrambling, LAL 20–34
October 16at Mississippi Valley StateItta Bena, MSW 20–7
October 23Jackson StateGrambling, LAW 28–6
October 30at Texas SouthernHouston, TXW 54–21
November 6vs. North Carolina A&TW 34–18
November 13Norfolk StateGrambling, LAW 41–19
November 27vs. SouthernW 10–2
December 4Prairie View A&MGrambling, LAL 0–1 (forfeit)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Grambling State Yearly Results (1975-1979)". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on 2015-09-05. Retrieved December 10, 2019.