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1979 Rutgers Scarlet Knights Roster

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Record: 8-3, .727 W-L% (22nd of 140)
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Frank Burns (8-3)

PS/G: 22.1 (50th of 140) ▪ PA/G: 15.8 (39th of 140)
SRS: 3.77 (54th of 140) ▪ SOS: -3.68 (94th 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 Ed McMichael* QB 124 Cmp, 211 Att, 1529 Yds, 7 TD
2 Ralph Leek QB 3 Cmp, 10 Att, 19 Yds, 0 TD
3 Ted Blackwell* RB 100 Att, 527 Yds, 5.3 Avg
4 David Dorn* RB 90 Att, 356 Yds, 4.0 Avg
5 Bryant Moore* RB 83 Att, 301 Yds, 3.6 Avg
6 Lester Johnson RB 69 Att, 237 Yds, 3.4 Avg
7 Bill Martin RB 10 Att, 23 Yds, 2.3 Avg
8 Albert Ray RB 107 Att, 567 Yds, 5.3 Avg
9 Duane Cherry WR 8 Rec, 111 Yds, 13.9 Avg
10 Tim Odell WR 34 Rec, 466 Yds, 13.7 Avg
11 George Carter* TE 15 Rec, 176 Yds, 11.7 Avg
12 Steve Pfirman TE 7 Rec, 55 Yds, 7.9 Avg
13 Pete Honeyford* OL
14 Mike Kubas* OL
15 Kevin Kurdyla* OL
16 Frank Naylor* OL
17 Rich Spitzer* OL
18 Tony Cella OL
19 Frank Cerone OL
20 Nasario Dunn* DL
21 Dino Mangiero* DL
22 Bill Pickel* DL
23 Mike Rustemeyer* DL
24 Kevin Conlon DL
25 Ralph Ivy DL
26 Jim Dumont* LB
27 Mike Knight* LB
28 Jeff Blanchard LB
29 Brian Crockett LB
30 Nick Marotta LB
31 Deron Cherry* DB
32 Mark Freeman* DB
33 Jerry Smith* DB
34 Ken Smith* DB
35 Mark Piniero DB