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1979 Vanderbilt Commodores Roster

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Record: 1-10, .091 W-L% (131st of 140)
Conference: SEC  ▪ Conference Record: 0-6 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: George MacIntyre (1-10)

PS/G: 16.3 (97th of 140) ▪ PA/G: 38.0 (139th of 140)
SRS: -10.82 (117th of 140) ▪ SOS: 5.91 (41st of 140)


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

Player Class Pos Summary
Van Heflin* QB 64 Cmp, 124 Att, 748 Yds, 4 TD
Jeff Swab QB 20 Cmp, 34 Att, 166 Yds, 0 TD
Whit Taylor QB 46 Cmp, 80 Att, 609 Yds, 3 TD
Frank Mordica* RB 162 Att, 830 Yds, 5.1 Avg
Terry Potter* RB 131 Att, 578 Yds, 4.4 Avg
Jim Bronner RB 1 Att, 12 Yds, 12.0 Avg
Michael Dunster RB 9 Att, 32 Yds, 3.6 Avg
Lucius High RB 38 Att, 200 Yds, 5.3 Avg
Marcus Williams RB 18 Att, 64 Yds, 3.6 Avg
Preston Brown* WR 52 Rec, 786 Yds, 15.1 Avg
Charles Edwards* WR 5 Rec, 141 Yds, 28.2 Avg
Wamon Buggs WR 17 Rec, 141 Yds, 8.3 Avg
Flavious Smith* TE 25 Rec, 288 Yds, 11.5 Avg
Allama Matthews TE 2 Rec, 10 Yds, 5.0 Avg
John McCain TE 2 Rec, 47 Yds, 23.5 Avg
Ronald Hale* OL
Ken Hammond* OL
Loie Hudgins* OL
Keith Phillips* OL
Mike Ralston* OL
Ricky Dean* DL
Rodney Gurley* DL
Joe Staley* DL
Phil Swindoll* DL
Tim Moore DL
Andrew Coleman* LB
Andy Ervin* LB
John Pointer* LB
Mark Brown* DB
Eddie Hood* DB
Ronnie Myrick* DB
Jim Sherman* DB
Mark Matthews DB
Roy Williams DB
Jim Arnold P