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1976 Tampa Bay Buccaneers (NFL) 5th place American Football Conference Western Division 0-14-0 .000
Head Coach: John McKay
Wide ReceiversWillie Brown
Defensive SecondaryWayne Fontes
Offensive LineJerry Frei
Special TeamsDennis Fryzel
Defensive Coordinator/Defensive LineAbe Gibron
Offensive BacksPhil Krueger
Offensive Coordinator/QuarterbacksJohn Rauch
LinebackersDick Voris
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat7/31/1976ALos Angeles Rams3-26LLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum54787
Sun9/12/1976AHouston Oilers0-20LHouston, TXAstrodome42228
Sun9/19/1976HSan Diego Chargers0-23LTampa, FLTampa Stadium38276
Sat8/7/1976AGreen Bay Packers6-10LMilwaukee, WICounty Stadium53421
Sun9/26/1976HBuffalo Bills9-14LTampa, FLTampa Stadium42805
Sat8/14/1976NAtlanta Falcons17-3WJacksonville, FLGator Bowl11342
Sun10/3/1976ABaltimore Colts17-42LBaltimore, MDMemorial Stadium40053
Sat8/21/1976HMiami Dolphins21-28LTampa, FLTampa Stadium67466
Sat8/28/1976HChicago Bears7-10LTampa, FLTampa Stadium47592
Sun10/10/1976ACincinnati Bengals0-21LCincinnati, OHRiverfront Stadium49700
Sat9/4/1976HCincinnati Bengals13-24LTampa, FLTampa Stadium46775
Sun10/17/1976HSeattle Seahawks10-13LTampa, FLTampa Stadium41112
Sun10/24/1976HMiami Dolphins20-23LTampa, FLTampa Stadium59115
Sun10/31/1976HKansas City Chiefs19-28LTampa, FLTampa Stadium40079
Sun11/7/1976ADenver Broncos13-48LDenver, COMile High Stadium62503
Sun11/14/1976ANew York Jets0-34LNew York, NYShea Stadium46427
Sun11/21/1976HCleveland Browns7-24LTampa, FLTampa Stadium34948
Sun11/28/1976AOakland Raiders16-49LOakland, CAOakland-Alameda County Coliseum49990
Sun12/5/1976APittsburgh Steelers0-42LPittsburgh, PAThree Rivers Stadium43385
Sun12/12/1976HNew England Patriots14-31LTampa, FLTampa Stadium39606
Non-league game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
67Tom AlwardROG-LOG6'425524Nebraska149
53Larry BallLLB6'623527Louisville130
21Joe BlahakRCB5'918126Nebraska21
34Cedric BrownDB6'119022Kent State10
32Louis CarterRB5'1120723Maryland148
56Bert CooperMLB6'124224Florida State123
33Mark CotneySS6'020524New Mexico Highlands; Cameron1413
74Mike CurrentROT6'426731Ohio State1414
26Charlie DavisRB5'1120024Colorado64
27Ricky DavisFS6'118023Alabama110
18Parnell DickinsonQB6'218523Mississippi Valley State81
84Freddie DouglasWR5'918522Arkansas71
35Jimmy DuBoseRB5'1122022Florida144
72Howard FestLOG6'626330Texas1414
4Dave GreenP5'1120027Ohio University140
30Jimmy GunnLLB6'122028Southern California1311
81Isaac HaginsWR5'917922Southern University10
5Terry HanrattyQB6'120628Notre Dame31
55Charlie HuntLB6'221525Florida State50
69Larry JamesonDT6'727023Indiana10
19Essex JohnsonRB5'919730Grambling State141
25Curtis JordanLCB-RCB6'220522Texas Tech119
20Vince KendrickRB6'023124Florida10
13Larry LawrenceQB6'120827Miami (Florida); Iowa10
59Mike LemonMLB-RLB6'222025Ellsworth CC; Kansas51
77Everett LittleROG-ROT6'427522Houston101
21Don MartinSS5'1118727Yale10
69Ed McAleneyLDE-LDT6'223523Massachusetts20
83Lee McGriffWR5'916323Florida63
89John McKayWR5'1118223Southern California1413
22Rod McNeillRB6'222025Southern California110
86Bob MooreTE6'322527Stanford1210
44Manfred MooreRB6'020026Southern California100
65Maulty MooreLDT-RDT6'526530Bethune-Cookman51
80Jack NovakTE6'524023Wisconsin122
42Frank OliverDB6'019424Kentucky State40
85Morris OwensWR6'019223Arizona State1211
82Fred PagacTE6'022024Ohio State143
76Dave PearLDT6'225023Washington1313
58Cal PetersonLLB6'321524UCLA54
57Jim PetersonRLB6'523526San Diego Mesa JC; San Diego State32
20Reggie PiersonLCB-RCB5'1118524Arizona Western JC; Oklahoma State51
75Dave ReavisOT6'426026Arkansas11
46Danny ReeceRCB5'1118821Southern California1110
52Steve ReeseMLB6'222924Louisville1210
64Glenn RobinsonRDT6'624525Navarro JC; Oklahoma State143
5Mirro RoderK6'121832none20
78Council RudolphLDE6'324826Kentucky State1413
51Dan RyczekC6'325027Virginia1414
61Dewey SelmonRDT6'124023Oklahoma125
63Lee Roy SelmonRDT6'325622Oklahoma86
55Jimmy SimsRLB-LLB6'019526Los Angeles Harbor JC; Southern California21
88Barry SmithWR6'119025Florida State131
11Steve SpurrierQB6'220231Florida1412
28Ken StoneFS6'118026Vanderbilt1414
66Pat ToomayRDE6'624428Vanderbilt1414
73John WardC6'425028Oklahoma State43
40Mike WashingtonLCB6'319023Alabama65
43Ed WilliamsRB6'124526Langston1210
79Steve WilsonROG6'426622Georgia105
54Richard WoodRLB-LLB6'223023Southern California1310
24Roscoe WordLCB-RCB5'1117024Jackson State22
70Randy YoungOT6'525022Iowa State90
71Steve YoungLOT6'827123Colorado1311
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Lee Roy Selmon11DEOklahoma
Jimmy DuBose230RBFlorida
Dewey Selmon260DTOklahoma
Steve Young361TColorado
Steve Maughan391LBUtah State
Rick Appleby4121WRGeorgia
Everett Little4124GHouston
Michael Kelson5125DBWest Texas A&M
Steve Wilson5154TGeorgia
Curtis Jordan6158DBTexas Tech
Parnell Dickinson7183QBMississippi Valley State
Bruce Welch9238GTexas A&M
Sid Smith10267LBBrigham Young
Mel Washington11292DBColorado State
George Ragsdale12321RBNorth Carolina A&T State
Brad Jenkins13348TENebraska
Carl Roaches14377KRTexas A&M
Bob Dzierzak15404DTUtah State
Tommy West16433LBTennessee
Jack Berry17460QBWashington & Lee
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thOT
Team Totals23371649
Opponents Totals61130106115
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals1917193275120924.4109875
Opponents Totals284136124248820143.8114935
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Morris Owens60000036
Dave Green0111478.681457.1035
Essex Johnson20000012
Ed Williams20000012
Louis Carter1000006
Charlie Davis1000006
John McKay1000006
Jack Novak1000006
Danny Reece1000006
Mirro Roder000030.000
(Team)0010.00000
Team Totals15111573.381747.10125
Opponents Totals50485096.0203164.52412
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Dave Green81457.11/11/24/72/40/0
Mirro Roder030.00/00/00/20/10/0
Team Totals81747.11/11/24/92/50/0
Opponents Totals203164.53/34/128/84/80/1
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Louis Carter1715213.0261
Ed Williams873243.7192
Essex Johnson471663.5271
Rod McNeill271355.0170
Charlie Davis411072.6131
Parnell Dickinson131037.9460
Jimmy DuBose20623.1240
Steve Spurrier12484.0100
Bob Moore22311.5220
Fred Pagac144.040
Manfred Moore740.670
Vince Kendrick133.030
Morris Owens221.0180
Terry Hanratty111.010
Dave Green100.000
Team Totals43315033.5465
Opponents Totals58825604.469t23
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Steve Spurrier31115650.214316285.210.43872.3123.932267136157.1
Parnell Dickinson391538.5192105.414.04912.6512.8141248625.5
Terry Hanratty14642.97322.35.31200.017.1324820.5
Lee McGriff11100.003939.039.03900.000.00039118.8
Louis Carter5240.03244.812.023120.000.0002495.0
Ricky Davis11100.00-7-7.0-7.0-700.000.000-779.2
Larry Lawrence500.0300.000.0240.018-80.0
Team Totals37618148.117519265.110.64992.4205.350423150349.4
Opponents Totals32117855.513424127.513.671t195.992.824171224187.6
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Morris Owens3039013.027t6
Essex Johnson252018.0381
Bob Moore2328112.2310
Ed Williams231667.2180
John McKay2030215.1491
Louis Carter201356.8190
Jack Novak813016.330t1
Rod McNeill7334.790
Manfred Moore5469.2230
Jimmy DuBose5265.2180
Barry Smith48822.0390
Freddie Douglas35819.3350
Charlie Davis33210.7230
Fred Pagac2157.5100
Dave Green199.090
Dan Ryczek166.060
Team Totals181192610.6499
Opponents Totals178241213.671t19
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Mark Cotney3258.3250
Ken Stone24723.5260
Curtis Jordan2105.0100
Cal Peterson11515.0150
Larry Ball122.020
Team Totals99911.0260
Opponents Totals2049024.568t4
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Dave Green92361939.3560312754280530.5
Team Totals92361939.3560312754280530.5
Opponents Totals65255639.3570615366207031.8
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Manfred Moore1401067.6210
Danny Reece2001437.2300
Freddie Douglas407819.5320
Mark Cotney30268.790
Ken Stone101111.011L0
Isaac Hagins1022.020
Team Totals4303668.5320
Opponents Totals71475410.660t1
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Rod McNeill1738422.6430
Louis Carter1530020.0300
Essex Johnson1328722.1320
Freddie Douglas716723.9290
Manfred Moore713419.1270
Charlie Davis47318.3250
Isaac Hagins23517.5210
Jimmy DuBose13434.0280
Danny Reece13030.0300
Bert Cooper12222.0220
Fred Pagac12020.0200
Mike Lemon122.020
Team Totals70148821.3430
Opponents Totals3571720.5430
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Larry Ball0001100
Joe Blahak0001100
Louis Carter200000
Bert Cooper00022100
Mike Current0010100
Charlie Davis200000
Ricky Davis0001100
Parnell Dickinson320200
Jimmy DuBose100000
Dave Green1101-90
Jimmy Gunn0001100
Terry Hanratty100000
Essex Johnson300000
Curtis Jordan0001100
Rod McNeill300000
Bob Moore0011200
Manfred Moore310100
Jack Novak0001100
Morris Owens120200
Cal Peterson0001100
Danny Reece2123531
Steve Reese0002200
Council Rudolph0001100
Dan Ryczek100000
Steve Spurrier5202-30
Pat Toomay0001100
Ed Williams200000
Richard Wood0002200
Steve Young0020200
Team Totals3017131831511
Opponents Totals33191217293
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