1976 Gator Bowl
1976 Gator Bowl logo.jpg
1234 Total
Penn State 3006 9
Notre Dame 71300 20
DateDecember 27, 1976
StadiumGator Bowl Stadium
LocationJacksonville, Florida
MVPND: Al Hunter HB
PSU: Jimmy Cefalo WR
RefereeR. Pete Williams (SEC)
United States TV coverage
Gator Bowl
 < 1975  1977

The 1976 Gator Bowl was a college football bowl game played between the Penn State Nittany Lions and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on December 27, 1976. Notre Dame won the game by a score of 20–9.[1]