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1978 Purdue Boilermakers Roster

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Record: 9-2-1, .792 W-L% (11th of 138) ▪ Rank: 13th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big Ten  ▪ Conference Record: 6-1-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jim Young (9-2-1)

PS/G: 21.8 (60th of 138) ▪ PA/G: 10.8 (5th of 138)
SRS: 13.08 (21st of 138) ▪ SOS: 3.25 (63rd of 138)

Bowl Game: Won Peach Bowl 41-21 versus Georgia Tech


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

Player Class Pos Summary
Mark Herrmann* QB 152 Cmp, 274 Att, 1904 Yds, 14 TD
Steve Barr QB
Chuck Oliver QB 14 Cmp, 34 Att, 153 Yds, 2 TD
John Macon* RB 225 Att, 913 Yds, 4.1 Avg
Russell Pope* RB 164 Att, 673 Yds, 4.1 Avg
Mike Augustyniak RB 52 Att, 308 Yds, 5.9 Avg
Frank Doria RB 3 Att, 22 Yds, 7.3 Avg
Labraunt Harris RB 2 Att, -2 Yds, -1.0 Avg
Wally Jones RB 42 Att, 164 Yds, 3.9 Avg
Ron Keith RB 3 Att, 7 Yds, 2.3 Avg
Don McAfee RB 3 Att, 4 Yds, 1.3 Avg
Ben McCall RB 22 Att, 58 Yds, 2.6 Avg
Jim Meyer RB 3 Att, 4 Yds, 1.3 Avg
Robert Pruitt RB 3 Att, 11 Yds, 3.7 Avg
Dwight Robinson RB 13 Att, 45 Yds, 3.5 Avg
Robert Williams RB 19 Att, 31 Yds, 1.6 Avg
Bart Burrell* WR 31 Rec, 467 Yds, 15.1 Avg
Mike Harris* WR 34 Rec, 495 Yds, 14.6 Avg
Ray Smith WR 6 Rec, 108 Yds, 18.0 Avg
Dave Young* TE 27 Rec, 400 Yds, 14.8 Avg
Tim Eubank TE 2 Rec, 12 Yds, 6.0 Avg
Neil Luckianow TE 2 Rec, 25 Yds, 12.5 Avg
Henry Fiel* OL
John LeFeber* OL
Steve McKenzie* OL
Pete Quinn* OL
Dale Schwan* OL
Calvin Clark* DL
Ruben Floyd* DL
Marcus Jackson* DL
Ken Loushin* DL
Keena Turner* DL
Mark Johanson* LB
Kevin Motts* LB
Mike Marks LB
Willie Harris* DB
Rick Moss* DB
Wayne Smith* DB
Rock Supan* DB
Tony Gallivan PR