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1978 Pittsburgh Panthers Roster

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Record: 8-4, .667 W-L% (33rd of 138)
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jackie Sherrill (8-4)

PS/G: 21.9 (55th of 138) ▪ PA/G: 15.6 (28th of 138)
SRS: 9.68 (31st of 138) ▪ SOS: 4.09 (56th of 138)

Bowl Game: Lost Tangerine Bowl 30-17 versus North Carolina State


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

Player Class Pos Summary
Rick Trocano* QB 138 Cmp, 283 Att, 1648 Yds, 5 TD
Lindsay Delaney QB 18 Cmp, 42 Att, 264 Yds, 1 TD
Freddy Jacobs* RB 152 Att, 634 Yds, 4.2 Avg
Rooster Jones* RB 150 Att, 617 Yds, 4.1 Avg
Russell Carter RB 11 Att, 36 Yds, 3.3 Avg
Barry Compton RB 9 Att, 51 Yds, 5.7 Avg
Larry Sims RB 72 Att, 323 Yds, 4.5 Avg
Willie Collier* WR 8 Rec, 165 Yds, 20.6 Avg
Gordon Jones* WR 45 Rec, 666 Yds, 14.8 Avg
Clifford Moore WR 4 Rec, 33 Yds, 8.3 Avg
Ralph Still WR 13 Rec, 149 Yds, 11.5 Avg
Steve Gaustad* TE 35 Rec, 437 Yds, 12.5 Avg
Benjie Pryor TE 6 Rec, 63 Yds, 10.5 Avg
Walt Brown* OL
Matt Carroll* OL
Dan Fidler* OL
Bob Gruber* OL
Mark May* OL
Emil Boures OL
Kurt Brechbill OL
Dave Logan* DL
Greg Meisner* DL
Bill Neill* DL
Jerry Boyarsky DL
Al Chesley* LB
Dave DiCiccio* LB
Hugh Green* LB
Jeff Pelusi* LB
Rickey Jackson LB
Desmond Robinson LB
Mike Balzer* DB
Jeff Delaney* DB
Jo Jo Heath* DB
Lynn Thomas* DB
Carlton Williamson DB