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1983 Michigan State Spartans Roster

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Record: 4-6-1, .409 W-L% (70th of 112)
Conference: Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: George Perles (4-6-1)

PS/G: 14.7 (100th of 112) ▪ PA/G: 21.2 (55th of 112)
SRS: 0.64 (57th of 112) ▪ SOS: 4.46 (31st of 112)

  • 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 Clark Brown* QB 82 Cmp, 141 Att, 837 Yds, 4 TD
2 Rick Kolb QB 1 Cmp, 5 Att, 49 Yds, 0 TD
3 Brian Phelps QB 2 Cmp, 9 Att, 16 Yds, 0 TD
4 Dave Yarema QB 33 Cmp, 52 Att, 383 Yds, 3 TD
5 Carl Butler* RB 126 Att, 549 Yds, 4.4 Avg
6 Bobby Morse* RB 27 Att, 69 Yds, 2.6 Avg
7 Dean Altobelli RB 21 Att, 88 Yds, 4.2 Avg
8 Keith Gates RB 134 Att, 542 Yds, 4.0 Avg
9 Tony Manley RB
10 Aaron Roberts RB 49 Att, 145 Yds, 3.0 Avg
11 John Hurt* WR 5 Rec, 42 Yds, 8.4 Avg
12 Daryl Turner* WR 28 Rec, 549 Yds, 19.6 Avg
13 Mark Ingram WR 4 Rec, 28 Yds, 7.0 Avg
14 Larry Jackson WR 2 Rec, 31 Yds, 15.5 Avg
15 Rodney Parker WR 1 Rec, 17 Yds, 17.0 Avg
16 Joel Waller WR
17 Butch Rolle* TE 16 Rec, 169 Yds, 10.6 Avg
18 Veno Belk TE 2 Rec, 13 Yds, 6.5 Avg
19 Tom Robinson TE 3 Rec, 26 Yds, 8.7 Avg
20 Terry Tanker TE 2 Rec, 31 Yds, 15.5 Avg
21 Scott Auer* OL
22 Jim Bob Lamb* OL
23 Randy Lark* OL
24 Mark Napolitan* OL
25 Pat Shurmur* OL
26 Tyrone Rhodes OL
27 Ken Stockwell OL
28 John Wojciechowski OL
29 Tom Allan* DL
30 Kelly Quinn* DL
31 Jim Rinella* DL
32 Dave Wolff* DL
33 Joe Curran DL
34 Leroy Shepherd DL
35 Carl Banks* LB
36 Derek Bunch* LB
37 Jim Morrissey* LB
38 Warren Lester LB
39 Thomas Tyree LB
40 Tim Cunningham* DB
41 Nate Hannah* DB
42 Terry Lewis* DB
43 Phil Parker* DB
44 Paul Bobbitt DB
45 Darryl Dixon DB
46 Lonnie Young DB