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1979 Illinois State Redbirds Roster

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Record: 3-8, .273 W-L% (109th of 140)
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Charlie Cowdrey (3-8)

PS/G: 17.6 (84th of 140) ▪ PA/G: 23.0 (100th of 140)
SRS: -16.03 (131st of 140) ▪ SOS: -9.94 (128th of 140)


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

Player Class Pos Summary
Steve Carstens QB
Steve Gumble QB 18 Cmp, 44 Att, 307 Yds, 1 TD
Don McInturff QB 32 Cmp, 69 Att, 406 Yds, 2 TD
Butch Monaghan QB 49 Cmp, 98 Att, 599 Yds, 5 TD
Mike Doneff RB 118 Att, 486 Yds, 4.1 Avg
Bill Fenn RB 280 Att, 1106 Yds, 4.0 Avg
Dave George RB 1 Att, 3 Yds, 3.0 Avg
Bill Hellman RB 6 Att, 13 Yds, 2.2 Avg
Jeff Martin RB 18 Att, 69 Yds, 3.8 Avg
Jeff Ratajczak RB 1 Att, 2 Yds, 2.0 Avg
Craig Stephens RB 5 Att, 0 Yds, 0.0 Avg
Eric Tapley RB 28 Att, 102 Yds, 3.6 Avg
Marvin Tyson RB 2 Att, 2 Yds, 1.0 Avg
Willie Boyd WR 14 Rec, 259 Yds, 18.5 Avg
Jim Fitzpatrick WR 29 Rec, 473 Yds, 16.3 Avg
Kevin Kelly WR 3 Rec, 41 Yds, 13.7 Avg
Carey Cochrane TE 9 Rec, 114 Yds, 12.7 Avg
Mike Hale TE 1 Rec, 20 Yds, 20.0 Avg
Doug McCrary TE 17 Rec, 169 Yds, 9.9 Avg
Jay Baum DB
Bill Manley P