Roster includes most starters and key reserves. Starters are marked with an asterisk (*). Read more about our data coverage.


Roster Table
Player Class Pos Summary
Hal Chealander*QB66 Cmp, 155 Att, 937 Yds, 2 TD
Billy BakerQB23 Cmp, 59 Att, 282 Yds, 3 TD
Ronnie EverettQB5 Cmp, 10 Att, 43 Yds, 0 TD
David StrausQB3 Cmp, 10 Att, 42 Yds, 0 TD
Lewis Grubbs*RB134 Att, 419 Yds, 3.1 Avg
Wayne Jones*RB79 Att, 285 Yds, 3.6 Avg
Jay Hughes*RB16 Rec, 215 Yds, 13.4 Avg
Steve WhaleyRB36 Att, 121 Yds, 3.4 Avg
Dick McElroyRB32 Att, 90 Yds, 2.8 Avg
Ronnie JonesRB18 Att, 51 Yds, 2.8 Avg
Bill BuckleyRB14 Rec, 195 Yds, 13.9 Avg
Steve StootsRB8 Att, 21 Yds, 2.6 Avg
Tom McElroyRB1 Att, 3 Yds, 3.0 Avg
Tommy Strahan*WR21 Rec, 346 Yds, 16.5 Avg
Eric HoggattWR28 Rec, 365 Yds, 13.0 Avg
Steve NataleWR5 Rec, 57 Yds, 11.4 Avg
Eric Hoogatt*TE
Larry Greenlee*OL
Gen Wardlow*OL
Butch Yarbrough*OL
Preston PayneOL
Robert Bell*DL
Jerry Conrad*DL
Jack Hall*DL
Jim McAlpin*DL
Robbie ArmstrongDL
Mike EatonDL
Chuck Dees*LB
Joel Holliman*LB
Jim Nelson*LB
Billy Southward*LB
Chick KingLB
Frank Dowsing*DB
Emile Petro*DB
Ken Phares*DB

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