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1981 Michigan State Spartans Roster

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Record: 5-6, .455 W-L% (76th of 137)
Conference: Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Frank Waters (5-6)

PS/G: 23.9 (34th of 137) ▪ PA/G: 22.6 (94th of 137)
SRS: 3.68 (53rd of 137) ▪ SOS: 4.22 (54th of 137)

  • 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 Bryan Clark* QB 109 Cmp, 204 Att, 1521 Yds, 14 TD
2 Rick Kolb QB 11 Cmp, 17 Att, 117 Yds, 2 TD
3 Denis Lavelle QB 3 Cmp, 6 Att, 45 Yds, 0 TD
4 John Leister QB 90 Cmp, 186 Att, 1097 Yds, 5 TD
5 Lance Hawkins* RB 87 Att, 321 Yds, 3.7 Avg
6 Darrin McClelland* RB 57 Att, 182 Yds, 3.2 Avg
7 Tony Ellis RB 43 Att, 120 Yds, 2.8 Avg
8 James Hodo RB 48 Att, 188 Yds, 3.9 Avg
9 Derek Hughes RB 13 Att, 46 Yds, 3.5 Avg
10 Aaron Roberts RB 94 Att, 461 Yds, 4.9 Avg
11 Marcus Toney RB 3 Att, 24 Yds, 8.0 Avg
12 Otis Grant* WR 30 Rec, 520 Yds, 17.3 Avg
13 Daryl Turner* WR 31 Rec, 653 Yds, 21.1 Avg
14 Samson Howard WR 2 Rec, 47 Yds, 23.5 Avg
15 John Hurt WR 4 Rec, 46 Yds, 11.5 Avg
16 Ted Jones WR 44 Rec, 624 Yds, 14.2 Avg
17 Tony Woods WR 1 Rec, 22 Yds, 22.0 Avg
18 Al Kimichik* TE 39 Rec, 383 Yds, 9.8 Avg
19 Tom Robinson TE 1 Rec, 30 Yds, 30.0 Avg
20 Terry Tanker TE 2 Rec, 39 Yds, 19.5 Avg
21 Joe Jacquemain* OL
22 Marv Mantos* OL
23 Tom Piette* OL
24 Walter Schramm* OL
25 Jeff Wiska* OL
26 Jack Kirkling OL
27 Ken Stockwell OL
28 Smiley Creswell* DL
29 Johnny Lee Haynes* DL
30 Howard McAdoo* DL
31 Joe Stevens* DL
32 Isaac Griffin DL
33 Calvin Perkins DL
34 Carl Banks* LB
35 George Cooper* LB
36 Steve Maidlow* LB
37 Terry Bailey LB
38 Jim Burroughs* DB
39 Tim Cunningham* DB
40 Carter Kamana* DB
41 Thomas Morris* DB
42 Nate Hannah DB
43 Chris Van Pelt DB
44 Carl Williams DB
45 Rich Schario P