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1979 Rice Owls Roster

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Record: 1-10, .091 W-L% (131st of 140)
Conference: SWC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Ray Alborn (1-10)

PS/G: 11.0 (129th of 140) ▪ PA/G: 38.0 (139th of 140)
SRS: -4.58 (93rd of 140) ▪ SOS: 14.06 (1st of 140)

  • 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 Randy Hertel* QB 147 Cmp, 294 Att, 1652 Yds, 7 TD
2 Robert Hoffmann QB 15 Cmp, 48 Att, 124 Yds, 1 TD
3 Earl Cooper* RB 146 Att, 536 Yds, 3.7 Avg
4 Weldon Meeks* RB 8 Att, 49 Yds, 6.1 Avg
5 Calvin Fance RB 39 Att, 132 Yds, 3.4 Avg
6 Calvin Faunce RB
7 Cederick Johnson RB
8 Rod Rickett RB 2 Att, 0 Yds, 0.0 Avg
9 Tim Sanders RB 92 Att, 351 Yds, 3.8 Avg
10 Frank Wilson RB 47 Att, 200 Yds, 4.3 Avg
11 Mike Firestne* WR
12 Hosea Fortune* WR 14 Rec, 214 Yds, 15.3 Avg
13 Bo Broeren WR 5 Rec, 63 Yds, 12.6 Avg
14 Mike Firestone WR 7 Rec, 95 Yds, 13.6 Avg
15 Darrell Mouton WR 7 Rec, 94 Yds, 13.4 Avg
16 Alvin Runnels WR 7 Rec, 104 Yds, 14.9 Avg
17 Al Runnls WR
18 Bobby Williams WR 8 Rec, 131 Yds, 16.4 Avg
19 Robert Hubble* TE 32 Rec, 405 Yds, 12.7 Avg
20 Al Whitfield TE 1 Rec, 1 Yds, 1.0 Avg
21 Paul Garcia* OL
22 Tom Hopkins* OL
23 John Joyce* OL
24 Keith Kveton* OL
25 Newell Wallace* OL
26 Tom Adams* DL
27 Bryan Hill* DL
28 William Knowles* DL
29 Bryan Philips* DL
30 Will Rub* DL
31 Dennis Barry DL
32 Ernest Crockett DL
33 Kyle Rice DL
34 Lamont Jefferson* LB
35 Robert Williamson* LB
36 Darryl Grant LB
37 Wayne Harpold LB
38 Kent Killion LB
39 David Darr* DB
40 Mike Downs* DB
41 Don Rutledge* DB
42 Rickey Thomas* DB
43 David England DB
44 Kyle Hunter DB