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1979 Iowa Hawkeyes Roster

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Record: 5-6, .455 W-L% (78th of 140)
Conference: Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Hayden Fry (5-6)

PS/G: 21.7 (55th of 140) ▪ PA/G: 19.6 (74th of 140)
SRS: 7.26 (40th of 140) ▪ SOS: 8.08 (18th of 140)

  • 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 Phil Suess* QB 88 Cmp, 159 Att, 1165 Yds, 6 TD
2 Gordy Bohannon QB 13 Cmp, 30 Att, 202 Yds, 2 TD
3 Pete Gales QB 22 Cmp, 57 Att, 281 Yds, 4 TD
4 Dean McKillip* RB 95 Att, 407 Yds, 4.3 Avg
5 Dennis Mosley* RB 270 Att, 1267 Yds, 4.7 Avg
6 Marty Ball RB 6 Att, 37 Yds, 6.2 Avg
7 Phil Blatcher RB 8 Att, 56 Yds, 7.0 Avg
8 Louis Burke RB 12 Att, 59 Yds, 4.9 Avg
9 Dwayne Williams RB 22 Att, 113 Yds, 5.1 Avg
10 Mike Brady* WR 12 Rec, 193 Yds, 16.1 Avg
11 Brad Reid* WR 25 Rec, 290 Yds, 11.6 Avg
12 Jeff Brown WR 11 Rec, 182 Yds, 16.5 Avg
13 Keith Chappelle WR 22 Rec, 340 Yds, 15.5 Avg
14 Doug Dunham WR 3 Rec, 13 Yds, 4.3 Avg
15 Nate Person WR 5 Rec, 98 Yds, 19.6 Avg
16 Jim Swift* TE 13 Rec, 219 Yds, 16.8 Avg
17 Lemuel Grayson* OL
18 Jay Hilgenberg* OL
19 Dave Mayhan* OL
20 Sam Palladino* OL
21 Matt Petrzecka* OL
22 Greg Gilbaugh OL
23 Reggie Roby K
24 Pat Dean* DL
25 John Harty* DL
26 Jim Molini* DL
27 Bryan Skradis* DL
28 Don Willey* DL
29 Mark Bortz DL
30 Mark Mahmens DL
31 Todd Simonsen* LB
32 Leven Weiss* LB
33 Kent Ellis* DB
34 Mario Pace* DB
35 Cedric Shaw* DB
36 Bobby Stoops* DB
37 Mike Jackson DB