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1976 Green Bay Packers

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5-9-0, Finished 4th in NFC Central Division  · 1976 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -4.5, Offense: -2.5, Defense: -2.0, SoS: 1.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 218 points (15.6/g), 23rd of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 299 points (21.4/g), 21st.
 Differential of -81 points (-5.8/g), 20th.  Expected W-L: 4.5-9.5.

Coach: Bart Starr (5-9-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Paul Roach
 Defensive Coordinator: Dave Hanner
 Other Notable Asst.: Dick LeBeau (Defensive Backs)

Stadium: Lambeau Field
 Training Camp: St. Norbert College (De Pere, Wisconsin)

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Lynn Dickey 27 5 10 115 for 243, 1,465 yards, 7 td, 14 int, & 11 rushes for 19 yards and 1 td Houston Oilers / 3rd / 56th pick / 1971
RB Willard Harrell 24 1 4 130 rushes for 435 yards, 3 td, & 17 catches for 201 yards and 1 td Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 58th pick / 1975
FB John Brockington 28 5 9 117 rushes for 406 yards, 2 td, & 11 catches for 49 yards and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 1st / 9th pick / 1971
WR Steve Odom 24 2 11 23 catches for 456 yards, 2 td, & 4 rushes for 78 yards and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 5th / 116th pick / 1974
WR Ken Payne 26 2 14 33 catches for 467 yards, 4 td Green Bay Packers / 6th / 142nd pick / 1974
TE Rich McGeorge 28 6 14 24 catches for 278 yards, 1 td Green Bay Packers / 1st / 16th pick / 1970
LT Mark Koncar 23 Rook 14 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 23rd pick / 1976
LG Bruce Van Dyke 32 10 14 1 fumble recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 15th / 133rd pick / 1966
Philadelphia Eagles / 12th / 174th pick / 1966
C Larry McCarren 25 3 14 Green Bay Packers / 12th / 308th pick / 1973
RG Gale Gillingham 32 10 14 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 13th pick / 1966
RT Dick Himes 30 8 14 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 81st pick / 1968
 Defensive Starters
LDE Sweeny Williams 30 6 14 Dallas Cowboys / 11th / 283rd pick / 1969
LDT Mike McCoy 28 6 14 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 1st / 2nd pick / 1970
RDT Dave Pureifory 27 4 8 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 6th / 142nd pick / 1972
RDE Alden Roche 31 6 14 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 37th pick / 1970
LLB Gary Weaver 27 3 14 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Oakland Raiders / 7th / 179th pick / 1973
MLB Don Hansen 32 10 10 Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 42nd pick / 1966
Miami Dolphins / 7th / 51st pick / 1966
RLB Fred Carr 30 8 14 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Green Bay Packers / 1st / 5th pick / 1968
LCB Willie Buchanon 26 4 14 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 1st / 7th pick / 1972
RCB Perry Smith 25 3 13 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Oakland Raiders / 4th / 92nd pick / 1973
SS Steve Luke 23 1 13 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 4th / 88th pick / 1975
FS Johnnie Gray 23 1 14 4 interceptions, 4 fumbles recovered
 Special Teams Starters
K Chester Marcol 27 4 0 10 of 19 field goals & 24 of 27 extra points Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 34th pick / 1972
P David Beverly 26 2 0 83 punts for a 37.0 average, 1 blocked
PR Johnnie Gray 23 1 14 37 punt returns for a 8.3 average and 0 td
KR Steve Odom 24 2 11 29 kick returns for a 21.0 average and 0 td Green Bay Packers / 5th / 116th pick / 1974

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
57 Ron Acks 32 13 4 214 6-2 Illinois 10/3/1944 8 3 Minnesota Vikings / 4th / 57th pick / 1966
New York Jets / 16th / 141st pick / 1966
88 Bert Askson 31 14 0 223 6-3 Texas Southern 12/16/1945 5 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 14th / 340th pick / 1970
70 Bob Barber 25 14 0 240 6-3 Grambling St. 12/26/1951 Rook 3 Pittsburgh Steelers / 2nd / 51st pick / 1975
11 David Beverly 26 P 14 0 180 6-2 Auburn 8/19/1950 2 1
42 John Brockington 28 FB 14 9 225 6-1 Ohio St. 9/7/1948 5 4 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 9th pick / 1971
19 Carlos Brown 24 qb 13 3 210 6-3 Pacific 7/31/1952 1 2 Green Bay Packers / 12th / 296th pick / 1975
28 Willie Buchanon 26 LCB 14 14 190 6-0 San Diego St. 11/4/1950 4 6 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 7th pick / 1972
41 Jim Burrow 23 3 0 181 5-11 Nebraska 11/29/1953 Rook 2 Green Bay Packers / 8th / 218th pick / 1976
53 Fred Carr 30 RLB 14 14 238 6-5 Texas-El Paso 8/19/1946 8 6 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 5th pick / 1968
10 Lynn Dickey 27 QB 10 10 214 6-3 Kansas St. 10/19/1949 5 5 Houston Oilers / 3rd / 56th pick / 1971
67 Dick Enderle 29 3 0 250 6-2 Minnesota 11/6/1947 7 2 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 158th pick / 1969
68 Gale Gillingham 32 RG 14 14 255 6-3 Minnesota 2/3/1944 10 5 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 13th pick / 1966
24 Johnnie Gray 23 FS 14 14 185 5-11 Cal State-Fullerton 12/18/1953 1 8
86 Jessie Green 22 1 0 191 6-3 Tulsa 2/21/1954 Rook 0 Green Bay Packers / 10th / 274th pick / 1976
51 Jim Gueno 22 14 0 220 6-2 Tulane 1/15/1954 Rook 3 Green Bay Packers / 9th / 245th pick / 1976
44 Charlie Hall 28 db 14 1 193 6-1 Pittsburgh 3/31/1948 5 1 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1971
58 Don Hansen 32 MLB 12 10 235 6-2 Illinois 8/20/1944 10 4 Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 42nd pick / 1966
Miami Dolphins / 7th / 51st pick / 1966
40 Willard Harrell 24 RB 13 4 162 5-8 Pacific 9/16/1952 1 6 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 58th pick / 1975
72 Dick Himes 30 RT 14 14 244 6-4 Ohio St. 5/25/1946 8 5 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 81st pick / 1968
55 Bob Hyland 31 14 0 255 6-5 Boston Col. 7/21/1945 9 3 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 9th pick / 1967
71 Melvin Jackson 22 13 0 267 6-1 USC 5/5/1954 Rook 3 Green Bay Packers / 12th / 328th pick / 1976
16 Randy Johnson 32 qb 3 1 205 6-3 Texas A&M-Kingsville 6/17/1944 10 1 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 16th pick / 1966
Denver Broncos / 4th / 27th pick / 1966
60 Steve Knutson 25 12 0 254 6-3 USC 10/5/1951 Rook 3 Atlanta Falcons / 16th / 393rd pick / 1975
79 Mark Koncar 23 LT 14 14 271 6-5 Colorado 5/5/1953 Rook 5 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 23rd pick / 1976
58 Bob Lally 24 2 0 230 6-2 Cornell 2/12/1952 Rook 2 Miami Dolphins / 9th / 234th pick / 1974
46 Steve Luke 23 SS 14 13 205 6-2 Ohio St. 9/4/1953 1 6 Green Bay Packers / 4th / 88th pick / 1975
13 Chester Marcol 27 K 14 0 190 6-0 Hillsdale 10/24/1949 4 2 Green Bay Packers / 2nd / 34th pick / 1972
54 Larry McCarren 25 C 14 14 246 6-3 Illinois 11/9/1951 3 5 Green Bay Packers / 12th / 308th pick / 1973
76 Mike McCoy 28 LDT 14 14 284 6-5 Notre Dame 9/6/1948 6 6 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 2nd pick / 1970
29 Mike McCoy 23 db 14 1 183 5-11 Colorado 8/16/1953 Rook 1 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1976
81 Rich McGeorge 28 TE 14 14 235 6-4 Elon 9/14/1948 6 3 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 16th pick / 1970
84 Steve Odom 24 KR 12 11 173 5-8 Utah 9/5/1952 2 6 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 116th pick / 1974
41 Dave Osborn 33 6 0 208 6-0 North Dakota 3/18/1943 11 0 Minnesota Vikings / 13th / 176th pick / 1965
85 Ken Payne 26 WR 14 14 185 6-1 Langston 10/6/1950 2 5 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 142nd pick / 1974
56 Tom Perko 22 lb 14 0 233 6-3 Pittsburgh 6/17/1954 Rook 2 Green Bay Packers / 4th / 101st pick / 1976
75 Dave Pureifory 27 RDT 12 8 260 6-1 East. Michigan 7/12/1949 4 4 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 142nd pick / 1972
87 Alden Roche 31 RDE 14 14 255 6-4 Southern 4/9/1945 6 5 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 37th pick / 1970
74 Dave Roller 27 rdt 13 6 270 6-2 Kentucky 10/28/1949 5 3 New York Giants / 13th / 330th pick / 1971
33 Barty Smith 24 rb 8 5 240 6-3 Richmond 4/23/1952 2 4 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 12th pick / 1974
89 Ollie Smith 27 13 3 203 6-3 Tennessee St. 3/8/1949 3 4 Baltimore Colts / 4th / 85th pick / 1973
45 Perry Smith 25 RCB 13 13 195 6-1 Mesa,Colorado St. 3/29/1951 3 5 Oakland Raiders / 4th / 92nd pick / 1973
32 Ken Starch 22 6 0 219 5-11 Wisconsin 3/5/1954 Rook 0
27 Cliff Taylor 24 7 0 198 5-11 Memphis 5/10/1952 2 1 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 62nd pick / 1974
59 Tom Toner 26 11 0 235 6-3 Idaho St. 1/25/1950 3 3 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 152nd pick / 1973
26 Eric Torkelson 24 rb 14 10 194 6-2 Connecticut 3/3/1952 2 4 Green Bay Packers / 11th / 272nd pick / 1974
61 Bruce Van Dyke 32 LG 14 14 255 6-2 Missouri 8/6/1944 10 5 Kansas City Chiefs / 15th / 133rd pick / 1966
Philadelphia Eagles / 12th / 174th pick / 1966
21 Steve Wagner 22 11 0 208 6-2 Wisconsin 4/18/1954 Rook 3 Minnesota Vikings / 5th / 133rd pick / 1976
52 Gary Weaver 27 LLB 14 14 224 6-1 Fresno St. 3/13/1949 3 6 Oakland Raiders / 7th / 179th pick / 1973
83 Sweeny Williams 30 LDE 14 14 255 6-5 Prairie View 9/3/1946 6 5 Dallas Cowboys / 11th / 283rd pick / 1969
80 Don Zimmerman 27 2 0 195 6-3 Ark-Pine Bluff,La-Monroe 11/22/1949 3 0 Philadelphia Eagles / 12th / 300th pick / 1972
Team Total 26.5 14 221.6 6-1.9 3.7