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Marshall University (dark jerseys) plays against Furman University (light jerseys) on Oct. 8, 1988, at Fairfield Stadium. Marshall won, 24-10, for its Homecoming. The 1988 team would go on to have a 11-2 record under coach George Chaump. To end the season, the team lost to Furman in the second round of the NCAA I-AA playoffs. Team captains were John Spellacy and Sean Doctor.

Gallery: Do you remember? -- 1988 Marshall vs. Furman game

Apr. 27, 2011 @ 11:07 AM

Marshall University (dark jerseys) plays against Furman University (light jerseys) on Oct. 8, 1988, at Fairfield Stadium. Marshall won, 24-10, for its Homecoming.

PAST MARSHALL FOOTBALL GALLERIES

1982 Marshall vs. Kent State

1983 Green-White Game

1984 Marshall vs. West Virginia Tech

1984 Marshall vs. ETSU, welcome home rally

1985 Marshall vs. Morehead State

1986 Marshall vs. Davidson (homecoming)

1987 Marshall spring Green-White game

The 1988 team would go on to have a 11-2 record under coach George Chaump. To end the season, the team lost to Furman in the second round of the NCAA I-AA playoffs.

Team captains were John Spellacy and Sean Doctor.

We are cracking open the archives from past Marshall University football seasons.

What game would you like to see again? E-mail online editor Andrea Copley-Smith at acopley@herald-dispatch.com.

1988 MU Football Roster (according to the media guide)

1, Brian Bartolomei, PK, Junior, Stockton, Calif.

2, Reginald Giles,  CB,  Senior,  College Park, Ga.

3, Tim Mitchell,  SS,  Junior,  Decatur, Ga.

5, Brian Shannon,  TE,  Senior,  Sacramento, Calif.

7, Andre Motley,  WR,  Sophomore,  Canton, Ohio.

8, Mike Elam,  DB,  Junior,  Parkersburg, W.Va.

10, Greg Dlin, PK, Freshman, Reisterstown, Md.

11, John Gregory, QB, Junior, Port St. Lucie, Fla.

12, Layne Vranka,  QB,  Sophomore,  Monroeville, Pa.

13, Scott Trustle,  K,  Freshman,  Wavery, Ohio.

15, James Lewis,  DB,  Sophomore,  Ironton, Ohio.

16, Gregg Supsura,  QB,  Sophomore,  McMurray, Pa.

18, David Johnson,  TB,  Sophomore,  Lewisburg, W.Va.

20, Doug Davenport,  TB,  Senior,  Athens, Ga.

21, Jerry Harris,  FB,  Senior,  Athens, Ga.

22, Michael Bryant,  TB,  Sophomore,  Atlanta, Ga.

23, Jeff Wood,  FB,  Senior,  Watseka, Ill.

24, Keith Washington,  FB,  Sophomore,  Delbarton, W.Va.

25, Larry Huffman,  LB,  Senior,  Pt. Pleasant, W.Va.

27, Ronald Darby,  TB,  Junior,  Orangeburg, S.C.

28, Mike Barber,  WR,  Senior,  Winfield, W.Va.

29, Delongelo Brown,  DB,  Junior,  Atlanta, Ga.

30, Von Woodson,  CB,  Junior,  Oak Hill, W.Va.

31, Erric Tyler,  LB,  Senior,  Dania, Fla.

32, Ken Green,  FS,  Senior,  Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

33, Stanley Hall,  SS,  Senior,  Montgomery, Ala.

34, Brae Bryant,  TB,  Sophomore,  Weirton, W.Va.

35, Roger Williams,  LB,  Freshman,  Jenkins Jones, W.Va.

36, Jarod Thomas,  DB,  Sophomore,  St. Albans, W.Va.

38, Tim Hairston,  DB,  Junior,  Rand, W.Va.

39, Sean Dillon,  SS,  Sophomore,  Barboursville.

40, Matt Caton,  FB,  Sophomore,  Pittsburgh, Pa.

41, David Milo,  LB,  Junior,  Columbus, Ohio.

43, Matt Downey,  LB,  Sophomore,  St. Albans, W.Va.

44, Kerry Parks,  TB,  Sophomore,  Okeechobee, Fla.

46, Sean Doctor,  TE,  Senior,  Buffalo, N.Y.

48, Rondell Wannamaker,  LB,  Senior,  Montgomery, Ala.

49, Shawn Asher,  FB,  Sophomore,  London, Ky.

50, Randall White,  LB,  Junior,  Oceana, W.Va.

51, Jeff Fruit DL,  Junior,  Charleston, W.Va.

52, Jason Lemon,  G,  Senior,  Parkersburg, W.Va.

53, Norman Franklin,  DT,  Senior,  Bridgeport, Pa.

55, Ken Pepe,  DT,  Senior,  North Babylon, N.Y.

56, Rory Fitzpatrick,  DT,  Senior,  Akron, Ohio.

57, Larry O'Dell,  DT,  Senior,  Monroe, N.Y.

58, Joe Mitchell,  NG,  Senior,  Willingboro, N.J.

59, Robbie Harris,  DL,  Junior,  Rock Island, Ill.  

60, Keith Turner,  RT,  Senior,  Miami, Fla.

61, Michael Gill,  LB,  Sophomore,  Pataskala, Ohio.

62, David Dean,  OG,  Sophomore,  Chapmanville, W.Va.

63, Greg Adkins,  RT,  Junior,  Cross Lanes, W.Va.

64, John Masterson,  DL,  Junior,  White Plains, N.Y.

65, Keith Powell,  LT,  Senior,  Butler, Ala.

66, John Halford,  LG,  Senior,  Hialeah, Fla.

67, Scott Heckel,  LG,  Junior,  Pittsburgh, Pa.

68, Darren Mudd,  OL,  Sophomore,  Medina, Ohio.

69, Madison Sayre,  OT,  Sophomore,  Charleston, W.Va.

70, Scott Bryant,  OL,  Junior,  Stockton, Calif.

71, Terry McConkey C,  Sophomore,  Wheeling, W.Va.

72, Rob Cunningham,  DT,  Freshman,  Winfield, W.Va.

73, Preston Washington,  NG,  Senior,  Florida City, Fla.

74, Jim Torres,  C,  Senior,  Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

75, Pat Mills,  G,  Senior,  Kendall, N.Y.

76, Mike Talkington,  LT,  Senior,  Canton, Ohio.

77, Dan Jackson,  LB,  Senior,  Bartow, Fla.

80, George Barlow,  WR,  Junior,  Los Angeles, Calif.

81, Eric Ihnat,  TE,  Sophomore,  Columbus, Ohio.

82, Bobby Lutz,  WR,  Junior,  Ironton, Ohio.

83, Vincent Bodie,  WR,  Senior,  Leisure, Fla.

84, Bruce Hammond,  WR,  Senior,  Florida City, Fla.

86, Troy Tassen,  LB,  Sophomore,  Huntington.

87, Tim Flaherty,  LB,  Junior,  Pittsburgh, Pa.

88, Mark Hainer,  SE,  Senior,  Logan, W.Va.  

89, Steve Duran,  WR,  Junior,  Meteca, Calif.

92, John Spellacy,  LB,  Senior,  Rocky River, Ohio.

93, Bill Mendoza,  DT,  Senior,  Coral Gables, Fla.

94, John Crowder,  LB,  Senior,  Parkersburg, W.Va.

95, Scott Collias,  LB,  Freshman,  Charleston, W.Va.

96, Emery Beever,  G,  Freshman,  Lesage, W.Va.

97, Thomas Schindler,  LB,  Junior,  Ravenswood, W.Va.

98, Nicholas McKnight,  LB,  Senior,  Atlanta, Ga.

99, Rich Ceglie,  LB,  Sophomore,  Follansbee, W.Va.

Dom Anzevino,  DB,  Freshman,  Poland, Ohio

Mike Bartrum,  QB,  Freshman,  Pomeroy, Ohio.

Ricardo Clark,  WR,  Freshman,  Tignall, Ga.

Roche Croye,  WR,  Freshman,  Wheelersburg, Ohio.

Frank Featner,  OT,  Freshman,  Mingo, Ohio.

Derek Grier,  DB,  Freshman,  Atlanta, Ga.

Greg Groothuis,  TE,  Freshman,  Venice, Fla.

Orlando Hatchett,  TB,  Freshman,  Canton, Ohio.

John Humphreys DL,  Freshman,  Sissonville, W.Va.

Jay Jackson,  DL,  Freshman,  Tallahassee, Fla.

Bob Lane,  LB,  Freshman,  Pittsburgh, Pa.

Bryon Litton,  DL,  Freshman,  Parkersburg, W.Va.

Mike Lucas,  OL,  Freshman,  Crown City, Ohio.

Don Mahoney,  C,  Freshman,  Greensburg, Pa.

Michael Payton,  QB,  Freshman,  Harrisburg, Pa.

Randall Pittman,  TB,  Freshman,  Cottondale, Fla.

Reginald Pittman,  TB,  Freshman,  Cottondale, Fla.

Chris Rakow,  OL,  Freshman,  Pittsburgh, Pa.

John Saccoccia,  QB,  Freshman,  Steubenville, Ohio.

Terry Vliek,  WR,  Freshman,  Jacksonville, Fla.

Brent Wells,  FB,  Freshman,  Winfield, W.Va.

Eric Williams,  TE,  Freshman,  Louisville, Ky.

Ahmed Witten,  WR,  Freshman,  Charleston, W.Va.

P. J. Wood,  OT,  Freshman,  Bellaire, Ohio.

Tracy Woods,  DB,  Freshman,  Athens, Ga.

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