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1978 Drake Bulldogs Roster

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Record: 4-7, .364 W-L% (92nd of 138)
Conference: MVC  ▪ Conference Record: 3-3 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Chuck Shelton (4-7)

PS/G: 19.2 (88th of 138) ▪ PA/G: 24.0 (100th of 138)
SRS: -9.14 (109th of 138) ▪ SOS: -4.87 (94th of 138)


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

Player Class Pos Summary
Rick Casko QB 49 Cmp, 114 Att, 671 Yds, 1 TD
Steve Drexler QB 45 Cmp, 78 Att, 655 Yds, 7 TD
Jerry Smith QB 35 Cmp, 68 Att, 353 Yds, 0 TD
Dwaine Ball RB 118 Att, 526 Yds, 4.5 Avg
Alton Battle RB 32 Att, 122 Yds, 3.8 Avg
Rob Forbes RB 63 Att, 212 Yds, 3.4 Avg
Calvin Hill RB 9 Att, 1 Yds, 0.1 Avg
Wayne Williams RB 11 Att, 57 Yds, 5.2 Avg
Wardell Wright RB 104 Att, 407 Yds, 3.9 Avg
Mark Flaker WR 4 Rec, 97 Yds, 24.3 Avg
Tim Hockensmith WR 5 Rec, 82 Yds, 16.4 Avg
Dwight Johnson WR 10 Rec, 283 Yds, 28.3 Avg
Marc Kirkland WR 5 Rec, 79 Yds, 15.8 Avg
Tim McManus WR 19 Rec, 338 Yds, 17.8 Avg
Craig Pershall WR 1 Rec, 6 Yds, 6.0 Avg
Tony Thompson WR 7 Rec, 67 Yds, 9.6 Avg
Ed Wallace WR 2 Rec, 22 Yds, 11.0 Avg
Ron Gander TE 1 Rec, 21 Yds, 21.0 Avg
Rich Suchanuk TE 7 Rec, 81 Yds, 11.6 Avg
Pat Tuttle TE 19 Rec, 208 Yds, 10.9 Avg