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1979 Auburn Tigers Roster

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Record: 8-3, .727 W-L% (22nd of 140) ▪ Rank: 16th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SEC  ▪ Conference Record: 4-2 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Doug Barfield (8-3)

PS/G: 30.0 (13th of 140) ▪ PA/G: 21.6 (94th of 140)
SRS: 13.26 (22nd of 140) ▪ SOS: 5.08 (54th of 140)


  • Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
  • Starters are marked with an asterisk (*).
  • Read more about our data coverage.

Partial Roster

Player Class Pos Summary
Charlie Trotman* QB 58 Cmp, 131 Att, 875 Yds, 8 TD
Bob Berry QB 0 Cmp, 2 Att, 0 Yds, 0 TD
Mike Blanchard QB 0 Cmp, 1 Att, 0 Yds, 0 TD
Charles Thomas QB 6 Cmp, 12 Att, 81 Yds, 1 TD
James Brooks* RB 163 Att, 1208 Yds, 7.4 Avg
Joe Cribbs* RB 200 Att, 1120 Yds, 5.6 Avg
Ed Dubose RB 13 Att, 37 Yds, 2.8 Avg
Willie Huntley RB 3 Att, 10 Yds, 3.3 Avg
George Peoples RB 37 Att, 195 Yds, 5.3 Avg
Chester Willis RB 26 Att, 155 Yds, 6.0 Avg
Rusty Byrd* WR 11 Rec, 155 Yds, 14.1 Avg
Mark Robbins* WR 16 Rec, 247 Yds, 15.4 Avg
Brian Atkins WR 1 Rec, 14 Yds, 14.0 Avg
Byron Franklin WR 19 Rec, 373 Yds, 19.6 Avg
Mike Locklear* TE 3 Rec, 23 Yds, 7.7 Avg
Chet Chessher TE 1 Rec, 6 Yds, 6.0 Avg
Foster Christy TE
Mark Clement* OL
Bill Grisham* OL
Claude Mathews* OL
Jim Skuthan* OL
George Stephenson* OL
Ken Hardy* DL
Zac Hardy* DL
Edmund Nelson* DL
Frank Warren* DL
Marvin Williams* DL
Harris Rabren* LB
Freddie Smith* LB
Bob Harris* DB
Ken Luke* DB
Clifford Toney* DB
Darryl Wilks* DB