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1979 Alabama Crimson Tide Roster

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Record: 12-0, 1.000 W-L% (1st of 140) ▪ Rank: 1st in Final AP Poll
Conference: SEC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bear Bryant (12-0)

PS/G: 31.9 (7th of 140) ▪ PA/G: 5.6 (1st of 140)
SRS: 22.70 (2nd of 140) ▪ SOS: 4.04 (62nd of 140)

Bowl Game: Won Sugar Bowl 24-9 versus Arkansas

  • Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
  • Starters are marked with an asterisk (*).
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Partial Roster

Rk Player Class Pos Summary
1 Steadman Sheely* QB
2 Alan Gray QB 0 Cmp, 4 Att, 0 Yds, 0 TD
3 Don Jacobs QB 10 Cmp, 23 Att, 193 Yds, 2 TD
4 Michael Landrum QB 1 Cmp, 2 Att, 13 Yds, 0 TD
5 Steadman Shealy QB 45 Cmp, 81 Att, 717 Yds, 4 TD
6 Billy Jackson* RB 52 Att, 230 Yds, 4.4 Avg
7 Major Ogilvie* RB 97 Att, 512 Yds, 5.3 Avg
8 Steve Whitman* RB 126 Att, 653 Yds, 5.2 Avg
9 Jeff Fagan RB 22 Att, 66 Yds, 3.0 Avg
10 Mitch Ferguson RB 21 Att, 85 Yds, 4.0 Avg
11 James Haney RB 31 Att, 151 Yds, 4.9 Avg
12 John Hill RB 59 Att, 327 Yds, 5.5 Avg
13 Joe Jones RB 28 Att, 117 Yds, 4.2 Avg
14 Mark Nix RB 33 Att, 166 Yds, 5.0 Avg
15 Ben Orcutt RB 11 Att, 30 Yds, 2.7 Avg
16 Ken Simon RB 10 Att, 38 Yds, 3.8 Avg
17 Charley Williams RB 18 Att, 84 Yds, 4.7 Avg
18 Keith Pugh* WR 25 Rec, 433 Yds, 17.3 Avg
19 Tim Travis* WR 7 Rec, 150 Yds, 21.4 Avg
20 Tim Clark WR 5 Rec, 79 Yds, 15.8 Avg
21 Bart Krout WR 2 Rec, 40 Yds, 20.0 Avg
22 Keith Marks WR 4 Rec, 118 Yds, 29.5 Avg
23 Ry Ogilvie WR 1 Rec, 6 Yds, 6.0 Avg
24 Buddy Aydelette* OL
25 Vince Boothe* OL
26 Mike Brock* OL
27 Jim Bunch* OL
28 Dwight Stevenson* OL
29 Scott Allison OL
30 Byron Braggs* DL
31 Wayne Hamilton* DL
32 David Hannah* DL
33 E.J. Junior* DL
34 Warren Lyles* DL
35 Gary DeNiro DL
36 Curtis McGriff DL
37 Thomas Boyd* LB
38 Randy Scott* LB
39 Jim Bob Harris* DB
40 Don McNeal* DB
41 Ricky Tucker* DB
42 Tommy Wilcox* DB
43 Woody Umphrey P