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1969 Michigan State Spartans Roster

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Record: 4-6, .400 W-L% (72nd of 122)
Conference: Big Ten  ▪ Conference Record: 2-5 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Duffy Daugherty (4-6)

PS/G: 20.2 (61st of 122) ▪ PA/G: 23.1 (74th of 122)
SRS: 5.43 (36th of 122) ▪ SOS: 8.73 (16th of 122)


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

Player Class Pos Summary
Bill Triplett* QB 37 Cmp, 117 Att, 715 Yds, 6 TD
Steve Piro QB 9 Cmp, 23 Att, 89 Yds, 0 TD
Dan Werner QB 23 Cmp, 56 Att, 398 Yds, 1 TD
Don Highsmith* RB 209 Att, 937 Yds, 4.5 Avg
Kermit Smith* RB 65 Att, 265 Yds, 4.1 Avg
Eric Allen RB 76 Att, 349 Yds, 4.6 Avg
Earl Anderson RB
Art Berry RB 7 Att, 22 Yds, 3.1 Avg
Tom Love RB 8 Att, 14 Yds, 1.8 Avg
Ron Slank RB 23 Att, 99 Yds, 4.3 Avg
Daryl Smith RB 4 Att, 13 Yds, 3.3 Avg
Gordon Bowdell* WR 9 Rec, 164 Yds, 18.2 Avg
Frank Foreman* WR 22 Rec, 537 Yds, 24.4 Avg
Steve Kough WR 8 Rec, 179 Yds, 22.4 Avg
Bruce Kulesza* TE 16 Rec, 189 Yds, 11.8 Avg
Jim Nicholson TE 1 Rec, 9 Yds, 9.0 Avg
Don Baird* OL
Tom Beard* OL
Ron Saul* OL
Dave Van Elst* OL
Craig Wycinsky* OL
Morgan Justice OL
Vic Mittelberg OL
Mike Tobin OL
Ron Curl* DL
Bill Dawson* DL
Wilt Martin* DL
Rich Saul* DL
Ron Joseph DL
Gary Nowak DL
Dave Thomas DL
Don Law* LB
Gary Parmentier* LB
Ken Little LB
Errol Roy LB
Gary Van Elst LB
Jay Breslin* DB
Clifton Hardy* DB
Brad McLee* DB
Harold Phillips* DB
Ralph Wiebala DB