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The 1983 Marshall University Media Day is conducted Aug. 15, 1983, at Fairfield Stadium. From 1964 to 1983, Marshall's football program suffered a dismal streak of losing seasons. The 1983 record was 4-7, its best since 1976. 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.

Gallery: Do you remember? -- 1983 Marshall football media day

May. 07, 2012 @ 04:17 PM

The 1983 Marshall University Media Day is conducted Aug. 15, 1983, at Fairfield Stadium.

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1966 Marshall vs. Morehead State

1966 Marshall vs. Eastern Kentucky

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. Xavier

1973 Marshall vs. Bowling Green

1973 Marshall vs. Ohio

1974 Marshall vs. Morehead State

1974 Marshall vs. Akron

1974 Marshall vs. Miami

1974 Marshall vs. Northern Illinois

1974 Marshall vs. Western Michigan

1974 Marshall vs. Kent State

1974 Marshall vs. Ohio

1975 Marshall vs. Morehead State

1975 Marshall vs. Illinois State

1975 Marshall vs. Western Michigan

1975 Marshall vs. Ohio

1976 Marshall vs. Miami

1976 Marshall vs. Dayton

1976 Marshall vs. Akron

1979 Marshall vs. VMI

1980 Marshall vs. Morehead

1980 Marshall vs. Kent State

1981 Marshall Scrimmage

1981 Marshall Media Day and Scrimmage

1981 Marshall vs. Morehead

1981 Marshall vs. East Tennessee State

1981 Marshall vs. VMI

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

1981 Marshall vs. Western Carolina

1981 Marshall vs. Indiana State

1982 Marshall vs. Kent State

1982 Marshall vs. Akron

1983 Green-White Game

1983 Marshall vs. The Citadel

1984 Green-White Game

1984 Marshall vs. West Virginia Tech

1984 Marshall vs. Appalachian State

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 Media Day

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. Murray State

1993 Marshall vs. Howard University

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

1994 Marshall vs. UT-Chattanooga

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.

1983 Marshall University football roster (according to the media guide)

1, Tim Kendrick, QB, Junior, Lakeland, Fla.

2, Pat Velarde, P, Senior, Yuma, Ariz.

3, Mark Grosse, WR, Freshman, Stow, W.Va.

4, Scott LaTulipe, K, Junior, Woodbridge, Va.

5, Robert Surratt, TB, Junior, Temple Hills, Md.

6, Larry Fourqurean, TB, Senior, Low Moor, Va.

7, John Jones, DB, Freshman, Holly Springs, Miss.

8, Garfield Lewis, CB, Sophomore, Lexington, Va.

9, Mark Brenneman, K, Freshman, Sistersville, W.Va.

10, Carl Fodor, QB, Sophomore, Weirton, W.Va.

11, Dan Patterson, QB, Senior, Phoenix, Ariz.

12, Bob Ulliman, SE, Sophomore, Cincinnati, Ohio.

14, Jeff McElroy, QB, Freshman, Lexington, Ky.

15, Alphonso Ferguson, QB, Freshman, Lexington, Ky.

16, Tom McClary, FL, Freshman, Obetz, Ohio.

17, Ted Carpenter, QB, Junior, Manassas, Va.

18, Mitch Weatherred, DB, Junior, Oxford, Md.

19, Tim Lewis, FL, Sophomore, Clarksburg, W.Va.

20, Eugene Pertee, CB, Senior, Sterling, Ohio.

21, Sydney Arrington, CB, Junior, Roanoke, Va.

22, Brian Swisher, SE, Sophomore, Friendly, W.Va.

23, Tim Bristow, RB, Freshman, Randleman, N.C.

24, Billy Hynus, FL, Junior, Huntington.

25, Dermont Smith, DB, Freshman, Dayton, Ohio.

27, Danny Abercrombie, TB, Sophomore, Coalwood, W.Va.

28, Mike Copenhaver, FS, Junior, Colliers, W.Va.

29, Jeff Ashmore, FB, Freshman, Loveland, Ohio.

30, Scott Walters, LB, Freshman, Ripley, W.Va.

31, Don Johnson, FB, Junior, Hamilton, Ohio.

32, Scott Hutchinson, WR, Junior, Proctorville, Ohio.

33, Dan Koah, RB, Freshman, Columbus, Ohio.

34, Leon Simms, DB, Junior, Queens, N.Y.

35, Glenn Bates, CB, Senior, Roselle, N.J.

36, Furess Whittington, TB, Freshman, Stamford, Conn.

37, Vincent Long, TB, Junior, Maitland, Fla.

38, Mike Cacioppo, FB, Junior, Phoenix, Ariz.

39, Todd Brown, DB, Freshman, Martinsburg, W.Va.

40, Darren Cook, WR, Freshman, New Martinsville, W.Va.

41, Jim Coupe, DE, Senior, Hampton, Va.

42, Terry Echols, LB, Senior, Corrine, W.Va.

43, Trey Duffy, DE, Junior, Bellaire, W.Va.

44, Randy Clarkson, FB, Sophomore, Columbus, Ohio.

45, David Clay, LB, Freshman, Saulsville, W.Va.

46, Eric Griffith, DE, Junior, Tempe, Ariz.

48, TonyLellie, LB, Junior, Weirton, W.Va.

51, Tom McConkey, OT, Junior, Wheeling, W.Va.

52, Norval Curtis, NG, Junior, Queens, N.J.

53, Stephen Blackwell, OG, Senior, Anderson, Ind.

54, Serge Wing, LB, Junior, Dale City, Va.

55, Juan Stout, C, Junior, Lexington, Ky.

57, Tom Brunoni, DE, Freshman, Sistersville, W.Va.

58, Randy Hawkins, NG, Senior, Roanoke, Va.

59, Brian Mays, LB, Junior, Wintersville, Ohio.

60, Sam Manos, C, Sophomore, New Castle, Pa.

61, Jeff Carroll, LN, Freshman, Cincinnati, Ohio.

62, Jay Gleich, OT, Freshman, Oak Hill, W.Va.

64, Tony Bolland, DT, Freshman, Rand, W.Va.

65, Steve Staley, OT, Freshman, New Cumberland, W.Va.

66, Jamie Huff, OG, Freshman, Chester, W.Va.

67, Mark Taylor, OG, Senior, West View, Pa.

69, Steve Wendt, OT, Junior, Titusville, Fla.

71, Jeff Borman, DT, Junior, Cincinnati, Ohio.

72, Ray Lamb, OG, Sophomore, Reynoldsburg, Ohio.

73, J. C. Curry, NG, Junior, W. Jefferson, Ohio.

75, Mike Powers, OG, Freshman, Lavalette, W.Va.

76, Steve Stoll, OG, Junior, Cincinnati, Ohio.

77, Rob Bowers, OT, Junior, Milton, W.Va.

78, Ethan Fields, DT, Junior, Coolidge, W.Va.

80, Walt Hughes, DB, Freshman, Harrisburg, Pa.

81, Dwayne Thompson, DE, Senior, Columbus, Ohio.

82, Kevin Gault, WR, Freshman, Uhrichsville, Ohio.

86, Ted Jackson, TE, Junior, Dale City, Va.

87, Todd Evans, TE, Senior, Southmont, N.C.

88, Darryl Johnson, DE, Freshman, Louisville, Ky.

89, John Logan, LB, Junior, Lexington, Ky.

90, Ken Conway, TE, Junior, Dade City, Fla.

91, Chuck Felty, DT, Sophomore, Ceredo, W.Va.

92, Marty Palazeti, DE, Junior, Dearborn, Mich.

93, James Wynes, DT, Junior, Talcott, W.Va.

94, Robert Pence, DE, Sophomore, Bridgeport, W.Va.

95, Nick Miller, DB, Freshman, Coal Grove, Ohio.

96, Larry Canterbury, DE, Sophomore, Hurricane, W.Va.

97, Mike Lindsey, NG, Senior, Bowling Green, Va.

98, Alan Huff, NG, Junior, Chester, W.Va.

99, John Ceglie, DE, Sophomore, Follansbee, W.Va.