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1980 Mississippi State Bulldogs Roster

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Record: 9-3, .750 W-L% (19th of 138) ▪ Rank: 19th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SEC  ▪ Conference Record: 5-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Emory Bellard (9-3)

PS/G: 25.1 (32nd of 138) ▪ PA/G: 20.6 (75th of 138)
SRS: 12.92 (22nd of 138) ▪ SOS: 7.25 (28th of 138)

Bowl Game: Lost Sun Bowl 31-17 versus Nebraska


  • Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
  • Starters are marked with an asterisk (*).
  • Read more about our data coverage.

Partial Roster

Player Class Pos Summary
John Bond* QB 59 Cmp, 133 Att, 849 Yds, 5 TD
Robby Mink QB 11 Cmp, 27 Att, 166 Yds, 0 TD
Tim Parenton QB 2 Cmp, 2 Att, 28 Yds, 0 TD
Michael Haddix* RB 133 Att, 724 Yds, 5.4 Avg
Donald Ray King* RB 147 Att, 642 Yds, 4.4 Avg
Mardye McDole* RB 57 Att, 438 Yds, 7.7 Avg
Fred Collins RB 55 Att, 170 Yds, 3.1 Avg
Danny Knight RB 21 Att, 70 Yds, 3.3 Avg
Henry Koontz RB 6 Att, 28 Yds, 4.7 Avg
Lamar Windham RB 6 Att, 28 Yds, 4.7 Avg
George Wonsley RB 61 Att, 273 Yds, 4.5 Avg
David Ellis* WR 11 Rec, 187 Yds, 17.0 Avg
Jerry Price* WR 6 Rec, 84 Yds, 14.0 Avg
Black WR
James Otis Doss WR 2 Rec, 46 Yds, 23.0 Avg
Glen Young WR 11 Rec, 218 Yds, 19.8 Avg
Matt Edwards* OL
Roman Grace* OL
Wayne Harris* OL
Kent Hull* OL
Alan Massey* OL
Earnie Barnes* DL
Glen Collins* DL
Billy Jackson* DL
Tyrone Keys* DL
Ricky George DL
Mike McEnany DL
Don Edwards* LB
Rusty Marrtin* LB
Curtis Stowers* LB
Johnie Cooks LB
Rob Fesmire* DB
Larry Friday* DB
Willie Jackson* DB
Steve Johnson* DB
Lawrence Evans DB