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1979 South Carolina Gamecocks Roster

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Record: 8-4, .667 W-L% (31st of 140)
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jim Carlen (8-4)

PS/G: 20.5 (66th of 140) ▪ PA/G: 17.1 (47th of 140)
SRS: 11.59 (27th of 140) ▪ SOS: 8.59 (14th of 140)

Bowl Game: Lost Hall of Fame Classic 24-14 versus Missouri

  • 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 Garry Harper* QB 73 Cmp, 140 Att, 929 Yds, 7 TD
2 Gordon Beckham QB 0 Cmp, 9 Att, 0 Yds, 0 TD
3 Steve Dorsey* RB 89 Att, 345 Yds, 3.9 Avg
4 George Rogers* RB 311 Att, 1681 Yds, 5.4 Avg
5 Spencer Clark RB 115 Att, 606 Yds, 5.3 Avg
6 Jeff Kendziorski RB 18 Att, 58 Yds, 3.2 Avg
7 Percy Reeves RB 52 Att, 228 Yds, 4.4 Avg
8 Johnnie Wright RB
9 Zion McKinney* WR 23 Rec, 387 Yds, 16.8 Avg
10 Horace Smith* WR 5 Rec, 68 Yds, 13.6 Avg
11 Tim Gillespie WR 7 Rec, 82 Yds, 11.7 Avg
12 Ben Cornett* TE 4 Rec, 47 Yds, 11.8 Avg
13 Willie Scott TE 14 Rec, 168 Yds, 12.0 Avg
14 Fred David* OL
15 Quay Farr* OL
16 Steve Gettel* OL
17 George Schechterly* OL
18 Chuck Slaughter* OL
19 Chuck Allen* DL
20 Steve Bernish* DL
21 Brett Bond* DL
22 Arthur Broussard* DL
23 Fred Sinclair* DL
24 Tim Singleton* LB
25 Scott Wade* LB
26 Lou Biondi* DB
27 Mark Bridges* DB
28 Andy Hastings* DB
29 Robert Periotte* DB