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1979 Missouri Tigers Roster

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Record: 7-5, .583 W-L% (50th of 140)
Conference: Big 8 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Warren Powers (7-5)

PS/G: 21.7 (57th of 140) ▪ PA/G: 13.8 (26th of 140)
SRS: 10.38 (31st of 140) ▪ SOS: 6.38 (36th of 140)

Bowl Game: Won Hall of Fame Classic 24-14 versus South Carolina

  • 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 127 Cmp, 236 Att, 1448 Yds, 5 TD
2 Dan McDaniel QB 0 Cmp, 2 Att, 0 Yds, 0 TD
3 Tom Miller QB 1 Cmp, 1 Att, 11 Yds, 1 TD
4 Gerry Ellis* RB 121 Att, 584 Yds, 4.8 Avg
5 James Wilder* RB 155 Att, 645 Yds, 4.2 Avg
6 Terry Hill RB 33 Att, 156 Yds, 4.7 Avg
7 Bob Meyer RB 48 Att, 219 Yds, 4.6 Avg
8 Mike Richards RB 9 Att, 48 Yds, 5.3 Avg
9 Ron Vaughn RB 10 Att, 51 Yds, 5.1 Avg
10 David Newman* WR 21 Rec, 216 Yds, 10.3 Avg
11 Lee Wagner* WR 3 Rec, 37 Yds, 12.3 Avg
12 Ken Blair WR 14 Rec, 207 Yds, 14.8 Avg
13 Ron Fellows WR 4 Rec, 44 Yds, 11.0 Avg
14 Stevie Sly WR 2 Rec, 62 Yds, 31.0 Avg
15 Andy Gibler* TE 23 Rec, 316 Yds, 13.7 Avg
16 Tom Anderson TE 1 Rec, 10 Yds, 10.0 Avg
17 Brad Edelman* OL
18 Dave Guender* OL
19 Mark Jones* OL
20 Stan Lechner* OL
21 Howard Richards* OL
22 Norm Goodman* DL
23 Tony Green* DL
24 Kurt Petersen* DL
25 Wendell Ray* DL
26 Bennie Smith* DL
27 Eric Berg* LB
28 Lester Dickey* LB
29 Johnnie Poe* DB
30 Kevin Potter* DB
31 Bill Whitaker* DB
32 Eric Wright* DB
33 Chip Powell DB