1977 Cincinnati Bearcats football team

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1977 Cincinnati Bearcats football
ConferenceIndependent
1977 record5–4–2
Head coach
CaptainGardner Cobb, Howie Kurnick, Napolean Outlaw, Dan Rains, Mike Woods
Home stadium Nippert Stadium
Seasons
  1976
1978  
1977 NCAA Division I independents football records
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
No. 1 Notre Dame      1110
No. 5 Penn State      1110
Colgate      1010
North Texas State *     1010
No. 16 San Diego State      1010
Tennessee State      811
No. 14 Florida State      1020
No. 8 Pittsburgh      921
East Carolina      830
Rutgers      830
Army      740
Louisville      741
Boston College      650
Cincinnati      542
Georgia Tech      650
Memphis State      650
Northwestern State      650
Syracuse      650
William & Mary      650
Southern Miss      650
Temple      551
Hawaii      560
Navy      560
West Virginia      560
South Carolina      570
Utah State      470
Villanova      470
Illinois State      371
Virginia Tech      371
Indiana State      370
Miami (FL)      380
Richmond      380
Tulane      380
Air Force      281
Holy Cross      280
Northeast Louisiana      290
  • North Texas State (originally 9–2) awarded a forfeit win after Mississippi State was found to be using an ineligible player. [1]
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1977 Cincinnati Bearcats football team represented University of Cincinnati during 1977 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Bearcats, led by first-year head coach Ralph Staub, participated as independent and played their home games at Nippert Stadium.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
September 10 Northwestern State W 41–0
September 17at Louisville T 17–17
September 24 Northeast Louisiana
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 63–0 [2]
October 1 Southern Miss
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 17–6 [3]
October 8at Florida State L 0–14
October 15at Tulane L 13–16
October 22 Tulsa
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 28–0
October 29 Temple
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
T 17–17
November 5at Ohio W 38–26
November 19at Vanderbilt L 9–13
November 24 Miami (OH)
L 7–12

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References

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