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1980 Baylor Bears Roster

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Record: 10-2, .833 W-L% (6th of 138) ▪ Rank: 14th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SWC  ▪ Conference Record: 8-0 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Grant Teaff (10-2)

PS/G: 26.4 (26th of 138) ▪ PA/G: 13.2 (19th of 138)
SRS: 16.16 (15th of 138) ▪ SOS: 5.16 (55th of 138)

Bowl Game: Lost Cotton Bowl 30-2 versus Alabama


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

Player Class Pos Summary
Jay Jeffrey* QB 80 Cmp, 181 Att, 1151 Yds, 8 TD
Mike Brannan QB 10 Cmp, 22 Att, 208 Yds, 1 TD
David Mangrum QB 14 Cmp, 36 Att, 283 Yds, 3 TD
Walter Abercrombie* RB 237 Att, 1196 Yds, 5.0 Avg
Dennis Gentry* RB 158 Att, 900 Yds, 5.7 Avg
Alfred Anderson RB 64 Att, 293 Yds, 4.6 Avg
Fred Hall RB 24 Att, 74 Yds, 3.1 Avg
Ken Matthews RB 6 Att, 33 Yds, 5.5 Avg
Phillip Ward RB 44 Att, 188 Yds, 4.3 Avg
Mike Fisher* WR 22 Rec, 494 Yds, 22.5 Avg
Robert Holt* WR 32 Rec, 505 Yds, 15.8 Avg
Gerald McNeil WR 5 Rec, 51 Yds, 10.2 Avg
Robert Mitchell WR 10 Rec, 241 Yds, 24.1 Avg
Raymond Cockrell* TE 4 Rec, 70 Yds, 17.5 Avg
Sam Houston TE 2 Rec, 16 Yds, 8.0 Avg
Mike Lively TE 3 Rec, 56 Yds, 18.7 Avg
Frank Ditta* OL
Bobby Glass* OL
Eddy Gregory* OL
Mark Kirchner* OL
Buzzy Nelson* OL
Charles Benson* DL
Joe Campbell* DL
Max McGeary* DL
Tommy Tabor* DL
Doak Field* LB
Mike Singletary* LB
Lester Ward* LB
Cedric Mack* DB
Vann McElroy* DB
Scott Smith* DB
Thomas Earl Young* DB
Vic Vines DB
Ron Stowe P