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1978 Houston Cougars Roster

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Record: 9-3, .750 W-L% (15th of 138) ▪ Rank: 10th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SWC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill Yeoman (9-3)

PS/G: 30.3 (8th of 138) ▪ PA/G: 17.8 (49th of 138)
SRS: 19.01 (10th of 138) ▪ SOS: 10.09 (13th of 138)

Bowl Game: Lost Cotton Bowl 35-34 versus Notre Dame

  • 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 Danny Davis* QB 76 Cmp, 155 Att, 1053 Yds, 9 TD
2 Delrick Brown QB 12 Cmp, 22 Att, 207 Yds, 3 TD
3 Terry Elston QB 4 Cmp, 11 Att, 32 Yds, 0 TD
4 Emmett King* RB 183 Att, 1095 Yds, 6.0 Avg
5 Randy Love* RB 205 Att, 1019 Yds, 5.0 Avg
6 David Barrett RB 7 Att, 72 Yds, 10.3 Avg
7 Terald Clark RB 44 Att, 222 Yds, 5.0 Avg
8 John Newhouse RB 34 Att, 289 Yds, 8.5 Avg
9 Lonell Phea RB 2 Att, 9 Yds, 4.5 Avg
10 Dallas Wiggins RB 2 Att, 9 Yds, 4.5 Avg
11 Eddie Wright RB 5 Att, 20 Yds, 4.0 Avg
12 Willis Adams* WR 29 Rec, 534 Yds, 18.4 Avg
13 Eric Herring* WR 23 Rec, 287 Yds, 12.5 Avg
14 Mark Jermstad WR 3 Rec, 37 Yds, 12.3 Avg
15 Milton Watson WR 1 Rec, 19 Yds, 19.0 Avg
16 Garrett Jurgajtis* TE 13 Rec, 179 Yds, 13.8 Avg
17 Hubert Miller TE 9 Rec, 142 Yds, 15.8 Avg
18 Chuck Brown* OL
19 Jack Faniel* OL
20 Dennis Greenawalt* OL
21 Melvin Jones* OL
22 Robert Jones* OL
23 Grady Ebensberger* DL
24 Alton Harvey* DL
25 Red Oglesby* DL
26 Fred Snell* DL
27 Hosea Taylor* DL
28 Leonard Mitchell DL
29 Alvin Ruben DL
30 Theodis Williams DL
31 James Wilson DL
32 Steve Brabham* LB
33 David Hodge* LB
34 Sam Proctor LB
35 Elvis Bradley* DB
36 Gerald Cook* DB
37 Tommy Ebner* DB
38 Kenny Hatfield* DB
39 Harold Fields DB
40 Jay Wyatt P