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1979 Mississippi State Bulldogs Roster

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Record: 3-8, .273 W-L% (109th of 140)
Conference: SEC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Emory Bellard (3-8)

PS/G: 14.7 (110th of 140) ▪ PA/G: 16.3 (42nd of 140)
SRS: 2.15 (59th of 140) ▪ SOS: 6.60 (31st 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 Tony Black* QB 23 Cmp, 62 Att, 363 Yds, 2 TD
2 Dwayne Brown QB 21 Cmp, 62 Att, 274 Yds, 2 TD
3 Robby Mink QB 3 Cmp, 5 Att, 91 Yds, 1 TD
4 Gary Schaffhauser QB 3 Cmp, 11 Att, 66 Yds, 0 TD
5 Fred Collins* RB 128 Att, 591 Yds, 4.6 Avg
6 Michael Haddix* RB 60 Att, 399 Yds, 6.7 Avg
7 Stanley Howell* RB 58 Att, 425 Yds, 7.3 Avg
8 Charlie Brentz RB 4 Att, 13 Yds, 3.3 Avg
9 Len Copeland RB 29 Att, 168 Yds, 5.8 Avg
10 James Otis Doss RB 15 Att, 92 Yds, 6.1 Avg
11 David Ellis RB 14 Att, 84 Yds, 6.0 Avg
12 James Jones RB 37 Att, 202 Yds, 5.5 Avg
13 Donald Ray King RB 43 Att, 205 Yds, 4.8 Avg
14 Jessie Maxwell RB 8 Att, 49 Yds, 6.1 Avg
15 Steve Packer RB 6 Att, 42 Yds, 7.0 Avg
16 Mardye McDole* WR 20 Rec, 380 Yds, 19.0 Avg
17 O.W. Richardson WR 1 Rec, 63 Yds, 63.0 Avg
18 Glen Young WR 3 Rec, 41 Yds, 13.7 Avg
19 Arthur Wiley* TE
20 Bo Myrick TE 1 Rec, 12 Yds, 12.0 Avg
21 Jerry Price TE 2 Rec, 34 Yds, 17.0 Avg
22 Matt Edwards* OL
23 Roman Grace* OL
24 Alan Hartlein* OL
25 Kent Hull* OL
26 Alan Massey* OL
27 Bill Bell OL
28 Wayne Harris OL
29 Glen Collins* DL
30 Lonnie Greene* DL
31 Keith Jackson* DL
32 Tyrone Keys* DL
33 Earnie Barnes DL
34 Chuck Maier DL
35 Don Edwards* LB
36 Curtis Hill* LB
37 Rusty Martin* LB
38 Johnie Cooks LB
39 Don Burrell* DB
40 Rob Fesmire* DB
41 Willie Jackson* DB
42 Kenny Johnson* DB
43 Larry Friday DB
44 Clint Turnipseed DB
45 Dana Moore P