1976 Hawaii Rainbow Warriors football team

The 1976 Hawaii Rainbow Warriors football team represented the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa as an independent during the 1976 NCAA Division I football season. In their first season under head coach Larry Price, the Rainbow Warriors compiled a 3–8 record.[2][3]

1976 Hawaii Rainbow Warriors football
ConferenceIndependent
Record3–8
Head coach
Home stadiumAloha Stadium
Seasons
← 1975
1977 →
1976 NCAA Division I independents football records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 1 Pittsburgh     12 0 0
No. 17 Rutgers     11 0 0
San Diego State     10 1 0
No. 12 Notre Dame     9 3 0
Colgate     8 2 0
Boston College     8 3 0
Cincinnati     8 3 0
Memphis State     7 4 0
North Texas State *     7 4 0
Southern Illinois     7 4 0
Penn State     7 5 0
Villanova     6 4 1
South Carolina     6 5 0
Virginia Tech     6 5 0
Army     5 6 0
Florida State     5 6 0
Illinois State     5 6 0
Richmond     5 6 0
West Virginia     5 6 0
Georgia Tech     4 6 1
Temple     4 6 0
Air Force     4 7 0
Dayton     4 7 0
Louisville     4 7 0
Marshall     4 7 0
Navy     4 7 0
Indiana State     3 7 0
Hawaii     3 8 0
Holy Cross     3 8 0
Miami (FL)     3 8 0
Syracuse     3 8 0
Utah State     3 8 0
Northeast Louisiana     2 9 0
Southern Miss     2 9 0
Tulane     2 9 0
  • North Texas State (originally 6–5) was awarded a forfeit win after Mississippi State was found to be using an ineligible player.[1]
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 11at San Jose StateL 7–4819,500
September 18Texas A&IL 21–5622,708
September 25at Pacific (CA)L 12–218,625
October 2Grambling State
  • Aloha Stadium
  • Halawa, HI
L 23–3420,891
October 16Portland State
  • Aloha Stadium
  • Halawa, HI
W 20–1718,860
October 30Cal State Fullerton
  • Aloha Stadium
  • Halawa, HI
W 27–717,207
November 6Kent State
  • Aloha Stadium
  • Halawa, HI
L 6–2717,447
November 13Montana State
  • Aloha Stadium
  • Halawa, HI
L 7–2820,515
November 20UTEP
  • Aloha Stadium
  • Halawa, HI
W 28–1214,169
November 27Oregon State
  • Aloha Stadium
  • Halawa, HI
L 0–5916,594
December 4No. 13 Nebraska
  • Aloha Stadium
  • Halawa, HI
L 3–6833,737

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/years/1976-standings.html
  2. ^ "1976 Hawaii Rainbow Warriors Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 22, 2020.
  3. ^ "2020 Hawaii Rainbow Warriors Football Media Guide" (PDF). University of Hawaii. 2020. p. 174. Retrieved December 22, 2020.