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1978 Southern Illinois Salukis Roster

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Record: 7-4, .636 W-L% (42nd of 138)
Conference: MVC  ▪ Conference Record: 3-2 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Rey Dempsey (7-4)

PS/G: 19.9 (85th of 138) ▪ PA/G: 18.5 (58th of 138)
SRS: -10.69 (112th of 138) ▪ SOS: -12.96 (137th of 138)


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

Player Class Pos Summary
Gerald Carr QB 15 Cmp, 27 Att, 142 Yds, 1 TD
John Cernak QB 37 Cmp, 64 Att, 465 Yds, 2 TD
Greg Stranan QB 12 Cmp, 26 Att, 109 Yds, 0 TD
Arthur Williams QB 35 Cmp, 85 Att, 609 Yds, 5 TD
Mellus Carney RB 6 Att, 31 Yds, 5.2 Avg
Michael Coleman RB 57 Att, 200 Yds, 3.5 Avg
Joe Croft RB 39 Att, 142 Yds, 3.6 Avg
Vic Harrison RB 74 Att, 341 Yds, 4.6 Avg
Wash Henry RB 52 Att, 197 Yds, 3.8 Avg
Walter Poole RB 5 Att, 22 Yds, 4.4 Avg
Bernell Quinn RB 152 Att, 939 Yds, 6.2 Avg
Clarence Robison RB 79 Att, 334 Yds, 4.2 Avg
Don Vinson RB 2 Att, 12 Yds, 6.0 Avg
Kevin House WR 21 Rec, 498 Yds, 23.7 Avg
Daryl Leake WR 7 Rec, 68 Yds, 9.7 Avg
Dave Short WR 6 Rec, 61 Yds, 10.2 Avg
Hugh Fletcher TE 23 Rec, 302 Yds, 13.1 Avg
Larry Kavanagh TE 7 Rec, 120 Yds, 17.1 Avg
Tim Cruz DB