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1978 Texas Longhorns Roster

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Record: 9-3, .750 W-L% (15th of 138) ▪ Rank: 9th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SWC  ▪ Conference Record: 6-2 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Fred Akers (9-3)

PS/G: 23.9 (38th of 138) ▪ PA/G: 11.3 (7th of 138)
SRS: 19.40 (9th of 138) ▪ SOS: 10.90 (11th of 138)

Bowl Game: Won Sun Bowl 42-0 versus Maryland

  • 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 Randy McEachern* QB 40 Cmp, 96 Att, 658 Yds, 7 TD
2 Donnie Little QB 16 Cmp, 52 Att, 219 Yds, 1 TD
3 Mark McBath QB 12 Cmp, 31 Att, 211 Yds, 1 TD
4 A.J. Jones* RB 121 Att, 465 Yds, 3.8 Avg
5 Ham Jones* RB 111 Att, 403 Yds, 3.6 Avg
6 Brad Beck RB 36 Att, 138 Yds, 3.8 Avg
7 Kermit Goode RB 40 Att, 181 Yds, 4.5 Avg
8 Rickey Hicks RB 17 Att, 39 Yds, 2.3 Avg
9 Jimmy Johnson RB 2 Att, 9 Yds, 4.5 Avg
10 LeRoy King RB 56 Att, 349 Yds, 6.2 Avg
11 Rodney Tate RB 5 Att, 26 Yds, 5.2 Avg
12 Lam Jones* WR 25 Rec, 446 Yds, 17.8 Avg
13 Ronnie Miksch* WR 14 Rec, 142 Yds, 10.1 Avg
14 Les Koenning WR 4 Rec, 66 Yds, 16.5 Avg
15 Les Studdard* TE 7 Rec, 128 Yds, 18.3 Avg
16 Lawrence Sampleton TE 8 Rec, 196 Yds, 24.5 Avg
17 Wes Hubert* OL
18 Craig Rider* OL
19 Joe Shearin* OL
20 Terry Tausch* OL
21 Jim Yarbrough* OL
22 Mike Baab OL
23 Russell Erxleben K
24 Bill Acker* DL
25 Dwight Jefferson* DL
26 Steve McMichael* DL
27 Henry Williams* DL
28 Ron Bones DL
29 Bruce Scholtz* LB
30 Robin Sendlein* LB
31 Lance Taylor* LB
32 Doug Shankle LB
33 Glenn Blackwood* DB
34 Ricky Churchman* DB
35 Derrick Hatchett* DB
36 Johnnie Johnson* DB
37 Adrian Price DB
38 Sanford Coggins
39 Mike Lockett