December 7, 1996 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 1st Big 12 Championship Game: Texas beats #3 Nebraska, 37-27
  • 5th SEC Championship Game: #4 Florida beats #11 Alabama, 45-30
  • Australian rugby union team ends 12-game European tour unbeaten after 39-19 victory over the Barbarians at Twickenham; Wallabies fullback Matt Burke scores 2 tries and lands 4 conversions, 2 penalties