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1979 Florida State Seminoles Roster

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Record: 11-1, .917 W-L% (4th of 140) ▪ Rank: 6th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bobby Bowden (11-1)

PS/G: 27.2 (16th of 140) ▪ PA/G: 13.3 (23rd of 140)
SRS: 16.07 (12th of 140) ▪ SOS: 4.24 (59th of 140)

Bowl Game: Lost Orange Bowl 24-7 versus Oklahoma

  • 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 Wally Woodham* QB 80 Cmp, 152 Att, 940 Yds, 5 TD
2 Ken Burnett QB
3 Jimmy Jordan QB 87 Cmp, 180 Att, 1173 Yds, 13 TD
4 Rick Stockstill QB 7 Cmp, 8 Att, 101 Yds, 0 TD
5 Homes Johnson* RB
6 Mark Lyles* RB 225 Att, 1011 Yds, 4.5 Avg
7 Kelly Burney RB 6 Att, 38 Yds, 6.3 Avg
8 Gator Cherry RB 31 Att, 121 Yds, 3.9 Avg
9 Keith Kennedy RB 16 Att, 47 Yds, 2.9 Avg
10 Greg Ramsey RB 37 Att, 166 Yds, 4.5 Avg
11 Wade Wallace RB 1 Att, 2 Yds, 2.0 Avg
12 Michael Whiting RB 109 Att, 522 Yds, 4.8 Avg
13 Ricky Williams RB 34 Att, 31 Yds, 0.9 Avg
14 Jackie Flowers* WR 37 Rec, 622 Yds, 16.8 Avg
15 Phil Williams* WR 14 Rec, 211 Yds, 15.1 Avg
16 Hardis Johnson WR 14 Rec, 253 Yds, 18.1 Avg
17 Tony Johnson WR 1 Rec, 14 Yds, 14.0 Avg
18 Dennis McKinnon WR 3 Rec, 53 Yds, 17.7 Avg
19 Sam Platt WR 11 Rec, 181 Yds, 16.5 Avg
20 Kurt Unglaub WR 2 Rec, 24 Yds, 12.0 Avg
21 Grady King* TE 23 Rec, 246 Yds, 10.7 Avg
22 Sam Childers TE 6 Rec, 34 Yds, 5.7 Avg
23 Bill Keck TE 1 Rec, 23 Yds, 23.0 Avg
24 Zeke Mowatt TE 1 Rec, 10 Yds, 10.0 Avg
25 Tom Brannon* OL
26 Greg Futch* OL
27 Mike Good* OL
28 Ken Lanier* OL
29 Gil Wesley* OL
30 John Madden OL
31 Mark Macek* DL
32 Jeremy Mindlin* DL
33 Arthur Scott* DL
34 Ron Simmons* DL
35 Scott Warren* DL
36 Walter Carter DL
37 Jarvis Coursey DL
38 James Gilbert DL
39 Ed Richardson DL
40 Reggie Herring* LB
41 Paul Piurowski* LB
42 Monk Bonasorte* DB
43 Bobby Butler* DB
44 Ivory Joe Hunter* DB
45 Keith Jones* DB
46 Gary Henry DB