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1977 Pittsburgh Panthers Roster

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Record: 9-2-1, .792 W-L% (22nd of 145) ▪ Rank: 8th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jackie Sherrill (9-2-1)

PS/G: 36.8 (3rd of 145) ▪ PA/G: 12.4 (15th of 145)
SRS: 22.30 (5th of 145) ▪ SOS: 7.88 (29th of 145)

Bowl Game: Won Gator Bowl 34-3 versus Clemson


  • Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
  • Starters are marked with an asterisk (*).
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Partial Roster

Player Class Pos Summary
Matt Cavanaugh* QB 110 Cmp, 187 Att, 1844 Yds, 15 TD
Wayne Adams QB 5 Cmp, 16 Att, 71 Yds, 0 TD
Lindsay Delaney QB 4 Cmp, 6 Att, 87 Yds, 2 TD
Rick Trocano QB 17 Cmp, 39 Att, 317 Yds, 3 TD
Freddy Jacobs* RB 121 Att, 672 Yds, 5.6 Avg
Elliott Walker* RB 172 Att, 1025 Yds, 6.0 Avg
Artrell Hawkins RB 11 Att, 85 Yds, 7.7 Avg
Jo Jo Heath RB 13 Att, 55 Yds, 4.2 Avg
Ray Jones RB 23 Att, 67 Yds, 2.9 Avg
Larry Sims RB 24 Att, 125 Yds, 5.2 Avg
Gordon Jones* WR 45 Rec, 793 Yds, 17.6 Avg
Willie Taylor* WR 15 Rec, 308 Yds, 20.5 Avg
Randy Reutershan WR 17 Rec, 311 Yds, 18.3 Avg
Steve Gaustad* TE 31 Rec, 514 Yds, 16.6 Avg
Benjie Pryor TE 3 Rec, 42 Yds, 14.0 Avg
Art Bortnick* OL
Kurt Brechbill* OL
Tom Brzoza* OL
Matt Carroll* OL
Walter Link* OL
Walt Brown OL
Jerry Boyarsky* DL
Hugh Green* DL
Randy Holloway* DL
Dave Logan* DL
Mike Lenosky DL
Bill Neill DL
Al Chesley* LB
Jeff Pelusi* LB
Steve Fedell LB
Jeff Delaney* DB
Leroy Felder* DB
Bob Jury* DB
James Wilson* DB
Mike Balzer DB
Greg McCray KR