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Herald-Dispatch photo archive - Marshall University (dark jerseys) lost to Eastern Kentucky (white jerseys) 6-26 at Fairfield Stadium on Sept. 24, 1966. The 1966 team had a 2-8 record under coach Charlie Snyder. Team captains were Andy Socha and Dennis Miller. Click here to see the complete gallery.

Gallery: Do you remember? -- Marshall vs. Eastern Kentucky, 1966

Sep. 28, 2011 @ 02:04 PM

Marshall University (dark jerseys) lost to Eastern Kentucky (white jerseys) 6-26 at Fairfield Stadium on Sept. 24, 1966. The 1966 team had a 2-8 record under coach Charlie Snyder. Team captains were Andy Socha and Dennis Miller.

Click here to see the complete gallery.

From 1966 to 1983, Marshall's football program suffered a dismal streak of losing seasons. In 1984, Marshall won its two final games on the road against Illinois State and East Tennessee State to finish with a 6-5 record for its first winning season in 20 years.

PAST MARSHALL FOOTBALL GALLERIES

1966 Marshall vs. Morehead State

1966 Marshall vs. Miami University

1969 Marshall University

1970 Marshall vs. Morehead State

1971 Marshall vs. Xavier

1972 Marshall vs. Kent State

1973 Marshall vs. Bowling Green

1974 Marshall vs. Akron

1976 Marshall vs. Miami

1979 Marshall vs. VMI

1980 Marshall vs. Morehead

1981 Marshall vs. Appalachian State (first Southern Conference win)

1981 Marshall vs. Indiana State

1982 Marshall vs. Kent State

1982 Marshall vs. Akron

1983 Green-White Game

1983 Marshall vs. The Citadel

1984 Marshall vs. West Virginia Tech

1984 Marshall vs. ETSU, welcome home rally

1985 Marshall media day

1985 Marshall vs. Morehead State

1986 Marshall media day

1986 Marshall vs. Davidson (homecoming)

1987 Marshall spring Green-White game

1988 Marshall vs. Furman University

1989 Marshall vs. Catawba

1990 Marshall vs. Eastern Kentucky (last game at Fairfield Stadium)

1991 Marshall vs. New Hampshire (first game at Joan C. Edwards Stadium)

1992 Marshall vs. Morehead

1993 Marshall vs. Youngstown State, I-AA Championship game

1966 MU Varsity Football Roster

(Information from the 1966 Marshall media guide. Numbers might not match the photos.)

14, Jim Gilbert, QB, Sophomore, New Martinsville, W.Va.

15, Jim Torrence, QB, Junior, Appomattox, Va.

20, Jim Mandeville, FB, South Charleston, W.Va.

22, Charlie Jones, TB, Sophomore, Logan, W.Va.

24, Mickey Jackson, TB, Harpers Ferry, W.Va.

25, Jim Heaton, DB, Junior, Harrisville, W.Va.

27, Mike Patterson, DB, Senior, Batavia, N.Y.

31, Roger Snyder, TB, Junior, Sherman, W.Va.

32, Jim Brandt, WB, Sophomore, Logan, Ohio.

33, Andy Socha, FB, Senior, Steubenville, Ohio.

34, George Hummell, DB, Sophomore, Logan, Ohio.

35, Claude Smith, WB, Junior, Louisville, Ky.

36, Jake Rowe, WB, Junior, Weirton, W.Va.

40, Tom Harris, KS, Junior, Huntington.

41, Rich Robb, LB, Junior, South Charleston, W.Va.

42, Bruce Wallace, DB, Sophomore, Middleport, Ohio.

43, Andy Banfi, DB, Sophomore, Follansbee, W.Va.

50, Tom McLaughlin, LB, Junior, Blue Jay, W.Va.

51, Wayne Kauffman, G, Sophomore, Columbia, Pa.

52, Jerry Arnold, C, Junior, Pomeroy, Ohio.

53, Jim Taylor, C, Senior, Williamson, W.Va.

54, Chuck Rine, C, Junior, Moundsville, W.Va.

60, Gene Gatrell, G, Senior, Sistersville, W.Va.

61, Keith Winter, G, Junior, Ripley, W.Va.

63, Dennis Miller, G, Senior, Waverly, Ohio.

64, Dennis Parker, LB, Junior, Long Bottom, Ohio.

65, Gale Smith, G, Sophomore, Parkersburg, W.Va.

66, Ron Safford, G, Sophomore, Point Pleasant, W.Va.

67, Paul Dotson, LB, Junior, Pikeville, Ky.

68, Don Carr, G, Senior, Lancaster, Pa.

69, Jerry Rinehart, G, Junior, St. Mary's, W.Va.

70, Denny Caldwell, T, Sophomore, Wheeling, W.Va.

71, Harold Bennett, T, Sophomore, St. Louis, Mo.

73, Curt Keesee, T, Junior, St. Albans, W.Va.

74, Jimmy Shepherd, T, Sophomore, Wellston, Ohio.

75, Bennie Thomas, T, Sophomore, Indianapolis, Ind.

76, Gene Phillips, T, Sophomore, Belfry, Ky.

77, Jim Preston, T, Junior, Paintsville, Ky.

78, Tom Wilkinson, T, Junior, Charleston, W.Va.

79, Tom Hilton, T, Sophomore, Clarksburg, W.Va.

81, Vic Ferrari, E, Senior, Charleston, W.Va.

82, John Land, E, Junior, Bluefield, W.Va.

83, Joe Ralbusky, E, Sophomore, Wheeling, W.Va.

84, Ken Simpson, E, Junior, Elkins, W.Va.

85, Jim Starkey, E, Sophomore, New Martinsville, W.Va.

86, Joe Gast, E, Sophomore, Baltimore, Md.

86, Herb Young, E, Junior, Martins Ferry, Ohio.

88, Parris Coleman, E, Junior, Winona, W.Va.

89, John DeMarco, E, Junior, Shadyside, Ohio.

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