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1979 Tennessee Volunteers Roster

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Record: 7-5, .583 W-L% (50th of 140)
Conference: SEC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Johnny Majors (7-5)

PS/G: 25.9 (24th of 140) ▪ PA/G: 19.6 (73rd of 140)
SRS: 10.62 (30th of 140) ▪ SOS: 5.54 (45th of 140)

Bowl Game: Lost Bluebonnet Bowl 27-22 versus Purdue

  • 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 Jimmy Streater* QB 80 Cmp, 161 Att, 1256 Yds, 9 TD
2 Jeff Olszewski QB 18 Cmp, 38 Att, 240 Yds, 1 TD
3 David Rudder QB 5 Cmp, 10 Att, 99 Yds, 0 TD
4 James Berry* RB 118 Att, 516 Yds, 4.4 Avg
5 Hubert Simpson* RB 157 Att, 792 Yds, 5.0 Avg
6 Terry Daniels RB 44 Att, 167 Yds, 3.8 Avg
7 Glenn Ford RB 30 Att, 98 Yds, 3.3 Avg
8 Gary Moore RB 76 Att, 352 Yds, 4.6 Avg
9 Nate Sumpter RB 2 Att, 9 Yds, 4.5 Avg
10 Anthony Hancock* WR 34 Rec, 687 Yds, 20.2 Avg
11 Phil Ingram* WR 15 Rec, 225 Yds, 15.0 Avg
12 Clyde Duncan WR 1 Rec, 11 Yds, 11.0 Avg
13 Willie Gault WR 3 Rec, 95 Yds, 31.7 Avg
14 Mike Miller WR 1 Rec, 22 Yds, 22.0 Avg
15 Reggie Harper* TE 24 Rec, 323 Yds, 13.5 Avg
16 Kyle Aguillard TE 1 Rec, 14 Yds, 14.0 Avg
17 Mike E. Cofer TE 1 Rec, 27 Yds, 27.0 Avg
18 Tim Irwin* OL
19 Mike Jester* OL
20 Bill Marren* OL
21 Lee North* OL
22 Phil Sutton* OL
23 Jay Williams OL
24 Steve Davis* DL
25 Brian Ingram* DL
26 Kenny Jones* DL
27 Jim Noonan* DL
28 Brad White* DL
29 Lee Otis Burton DL
30 Mike L. Cofer DL
31 Craig Puki* LB
32 Danny Spradlin* LB
33 Chris Bolton LB
34 Bill Bates* DB
35 Greg Gaines* DB
36 Roland James* DB
37 Danny Martin* DB
38 Val Barksdale DB
39 Wilbert Jones DB