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1987 Syracuse Orange Roster

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Record: 11-0-1, .958 W-L% (2nd of 104) ▪ Rank: 4th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Dick MacPherson (11-0-1)

PS/G: 31.6 (10th of 104) ▪ PA/G: 14.1 (10th of 104)
SRS: 16.47 (8th of 104) ▪ SOS: 0.88 (58th of 104)

Bowl Game: Tied Sugar Bowl 16-16 versus Auburn

  • 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 Don McPherson* QB 140 Cmp, 250 Att, 2481 Yds, 23 TD
2 Todd Philcox QB 4 Cmp, 9 Att, 29 Yds, 0 TD
3 Bill Scharr QB 2 Cmp, 7 Att, 45 Yds, 0 TD
4 Robert Drummond* RB 141 Att, 828 Yds, 5.9 Avg
5 Daryl Johnston* RB 130 Att, 614 Yds, 4.7 Avg
6 Byron Abraham RB 39 Att, 142 Yds, 3.6 Avg
7 Chris Barnes RB 29 Att, 120 Yds, 4.1 Avg
8 Duane Kinnon RB 5 Att, 18 Yds, 3.6 Avg
9 Michael Owens RB 92 Att, 542 Yds, 5.9 Avg
10 Deval Glover* WR 26 Rec, 460 Yds, 17.7 Avg
11 Tommy Kane* WR 46 Rec, 998 Yds, 21.7 Avg
12 Rob Moore WR 9 Rec, 261 Yds, 29.0 Avg
13 William Pennyfeather WR 1 Rec, 12 Yds, 12.0 Avg
14 Pat Kelly* TE 25 Rec, 400 Yds, 16.0 Avg
15 Pat Davis TE 4 Rec, 70 Yds, 17.5 Avg
16 Blake Bednarz* OL
17 John Flannery* OL
18 John Garrett* OL
19 Turnell Sims* OL
20 Craig Stoeppel* OL
21 Rob Burnett* DL
22 Paul Frase* DL
23 Ted Gregory* DL
24 Alain Greer DL
25 David Bavaro* LB
26 Keith Friberg* LB
27 Derek Ward* LB
28 Terry Wooden* LB
29 Dan Bucey LB
30 John Dominic LB
31 David Holmes* DB
32 Chris Ingram* DB
33 Jeff Mangram* DB
34 Markus Paul* DB