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1979 Kansas Jayhawks Roster

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Record: 3-8, .273 W-L% (109th of 140)
Conference: Big 8 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Don Fambrough (3-8)

PS/G: 15.6 (103rd of 140) ▪ PA/G: 31.5 (134th of 140)
SRS: -2.62 (85th of 140) ▪ SOS: 8.11 (17th 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 Brian Bethke* QB 59 Cmp, 108 Att, 874 Yds, 5 TD
2 Kevin Clinton QB 55 Cmp, 143 Att, 570 Yds, 0 TD
3 Bill Lillis QB 6 Cmp, 11 Att, 95 Yds, 1 TD
4 Steve Smith QB 2 Cmp, 7 Att, 29 Yds, 0 TD
5 Mike Higgins* RB 105 Att, 348 Yds, 3.3 Avg
6 Harry Sydney* RB 123 Att, 541 Yds, 4.4 Avg
7 Wayne Capers RB 40 Att, 98 Yds, 2.5 Avg
8 Tim Davis RB 15 Att, 40 Yds, 2.7 Avg
9 Tim Jones RB 11 Att, 30 Yds, 2.7 Avg
10 Larry Kemp RB 27 Att, 86 Yds, 3.2 Avg
11 Walter Mack RB 72 Att, 257 Yds, 3.6 Avg
12 Jimmy Little* WR 13 Rec, 221 Yds, 17.0 Avg
13 David Verser* WR 21 Rec, 463 Yds, 22.0 Avg
14 Lester Mickens WR 11 Rec, 144 Yds, 13.1 Avg
15 Kevin Murphy WR 13 Rec, 220 Yds, 16.9 Avg
16 Lloyd Sobek* TE 13 Rec, 220 Yds, 16.9 Avg
17 Mike Kennaw TE 3 Rec, 38 Yds, 12.7 Avg
18 Jeff Schleicher TE 5 Rec, 57 Yds, 11.4 Avg
19 Bob Fiss* OL
20 Dave Fletcher* OL
21 Jim Ragsdale* OL
22 Kirk Tushaus* OL
23 Bobby Whitten* OL
24 Stan Gardner* DL
25 Jim Jackson* DL
26 John McCray* DL
27 Jeff Fox DL
28 Kirby Criswell* LB
29 Kyle McNorton* LB
30 Chris Toburen* LB
31 Scellars Young* LB
32 Monte Carbonell LB
33 Jim Zidd LB
34 LeRoy Irvin* DB
35 Delvin Miller* DB
36 Joe Tumpich* DB
37 Frank Wattelet* DB
38 Dan Wagoner DB
39 Mike Hubach P