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1978 Missouri Tigers Roster

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Record: 8-4, .667 W-L% (33rd of 138) ▪ Rank: 15th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 8  ▪ Conference Record: 4-3 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Warren Powers (8-4)

PS/G: 30.7 (7th of 138) ▪ PA/G: 19.7 (69th of 138)
SRS: 15.30 (16th of 138) ▪ SOS: 9.64 (17th of 138)

Bowl Game: Won Liberty Bowl 20-15 versus Louisiana State

  • 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 Phil Bradley* QB 136 Cmp, 226 Att, 1780 Yds, 12 TD
2 Jay Jeffrey QB 6 Cmp, 13 Att, 55 Yds, 1 TD
3 Paul Miller QB 1 Cmp, 1 Att, 5 Yds, 0 TD
4 Earl Gant* RB 138 Att, 789 Yds, 5.7 Avg
5 James Wilder* RB 160 Att, 873 Yds, 5.5 Avg
6 Gerry Ellis RB 66 Att, 336 Yds, 5.1 Avg
7 Terry Hill RB 6 Att, 29 Yds, 4.8 Avg
8 Tom McBride RB 6 Att, 32 Yds, 5.3 Avg
9 Bob Meyer RB 12 Att, 135 Yds, 11.3 Avg
10 David Newman RB 35 Att, 152 Yds, 4.3 Avg
11 Lamont Downer* WR 22 Rec, 331 Yds, 15.0 Avg
12 Leo Lewis* WR 28 Rec, 376 Yds, 13.4 Avg
13 Ken Blair WR 6 Rec, 77 Yds, 12.8 Avg
14 Cecil Holloway WR 4 Rec, 32 Yds, 8.0 Avg
15 Stevie Sly WR 1 Rec, 70 Yds, 70.0 Avg
16 Kellen Winslow* TE 29 Rec, 479 Yds, 16.5 Avg
17 Tom Anderson TE 1 Rec, 13 Yds, 13.0 Avg
18 Rich Dansdill TE 2 Rec, 26 Yds, 13.0 Avg
19 Mike Owens TE 2 Rec, 45 Yds, 22.5 Avg
20 Pete Allard* OL
21 Dave Guender* OL
22 Mark Jones* OL
23 Stan Lechner* OL
24 Howard Richards* OL
25 Ken Bungarda* DL
26 Steve Hamilton* DL
27 Kurt Petersen* DL
28 Wendell Ray* DL
29 Bennie Smith* DL
30 Norm Goodman DL
31 Tony Green DL
32 William Bess* LB
33 Chris Garlich* LB
34 Eric Berg LB
35 Russ Calabrese* DB
36 Larry Lauderdale* DB
37 Johnnie Poe* DB
38 Eric Wright* DB
39 Bill Whitaker DB
40 Monte Montgomery P