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Marshall University (dark jerseys) beat Akron (white jerseys) 12-10 on Oct. 23, 1982, at Fairfield Stadium for Marshall’s homecoming. The 1982 team had a 3-8 record under coach Sonny Randle.

Gallery: Do you remember? -- Marshall vs. Akron, 1982

Aug. 23, 2011 @ 12:31 PM

Marshall University (dark jerseys) beat Akron (white jerseys) 12-10 on Oct. 23, 1982, at Fairfield Stadium for Marshall's homecoming. The 1982 team had a 3-8 record under coach Sonny Randle.


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

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

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

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.

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.

1982 Marshall University football roster, from the media guide

1, Carl Lee, FS, Senior, South Charleston, W.Va.

2, Pat Verlarde, P, Junior, Yuma, Ariz.

3, Mike Mahoney, CB, Freshman, Pomeroy, Ohio.

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

5, Tony Stott, SE, Junior, Potomac, Md.

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

8, Garfield Lewis, DB, Freshman, Lexington, Va.

9, Jim Marshall, DB, Freshman, Cincinnati, Ohio.

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

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

14, Steve Harding, QB, Junior, Fredericksburg, Va.

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

16, Tony Konopka, QB, Junior, Pittsburgh, Pa.

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

18, Mike Moreland, SE, Sophomore, W. Jefferson, Ohio.

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

21, Sidney Arrington, CB, Sophomore, Roanoke, Va.

22, Rich Gimbor, SS, Sophomore, Allentown, Pa.

23, Tony Henderson, Senior, Milton, Fla.

24, Billy Hynus, SE, Sophomore, Huntington.

25, Brian O'Dell, FL, Junior, Roanoke, Va.

26, Clifford Wright, SS, Senior, Orlando, Fla.

27, Danny Abercrombie, RB, Freshman, Coalwood, W.Va.

28, Mike Copenhaver, FB, Sophomore, Colliers, W.Va.

29, Rich Van Alphen, FL, Junior, Hudson, N.Y.

30, Richard Cyrus, SS, Freshman, Catlettsburg, Ky.

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

32, Jimmy North, FB, Senior, Charlottesville, Va.

33, Dickie Rollins, TB, Senior, Kistler, W.Va.

34, Gilbert Orr, TB, Junior, Cincinnati, Ohio.

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

36, Eric King, FB, Senior, Man, W.Va.

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

38, Paul Buckley, FB, Junior, Westwood, N.J.

39, Alan Townsend, FB, Sophomore, Cincinnati, Ohio.

40, Mike Muncey, LB, Freshman, English, W.Va.

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

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

43, Trey Duffy, DE, Sophomore, Bellaire, Ohio.

44, Randy Clarkson, RB, Freshman, Columbus, Ohio.

45, Jesse Bandy, LB, Senior, Beckley, W.Va.

46, Greg Jones, SS, Senior, Lynchburg, Va.

47, John McCluan, DT, Freshman, Berwick, Pa.

48, Tony Lellie, LB, Sophomore, Weirton, W.Va.

49, Greg Wiley, LB, Senior, St. Louis, Mo.

50, Brian Blosser, OT, Senior, North Canton, Ohio.

51, Thomas McConkey, OT, Sophomore, Wheeling, W.Va.

52, Poncho Borgese, NG, Senior, Pittsburgh, Pa.

53, Stephon Blackwell, NG, Junior, Anderson, Ind.

54, John Ceglie, LB, Freshman, Follansbee, W.Va.

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

56, Moke Riggs, C, Junior, Middlebourne, W.Va.

57, Martin Stafford, C, Freshman, Beckley, W.Va.

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

59, Brian Mays, LB, Freshman, New Matamoras, Ohio.

61, Bob Vinsko, OG, Junior, Annandale, N.J.

62, Mike Staggs, OG, Senior, Gallipolis, Ohio.

63, Greg Lohman, OG, Sophomore, Cincinnati, Ohio.

64, Herbert Hivley, OG, Sophomore, Dunbar, W.Va.

65, Jim Devine, LB, Senior, Monroeville, Pa.

66, Dale Rice, OG, Senior, Princeton, W.Va.

67, Mark Taylor, DT, Junior, West View, Pa.

68, Dan Staggs, OF, Junior, Gallipolis, Ohio.

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

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

72, Ray Lamb, DT, Freshman, Reynoldsburg, Ohio.

73, J.C. Curry, DT, Sophomore, W. Jefferson, Ohio.

74, R. J. Harbert, DT, Sophomore, Haywood, W.Va.

75, Robbie Pasko, DT, Sophomore, Huntington.

76, Steven Stoll, OG, Sophomore, Cincinnati, Ohio.

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

79, Brian Smith, NG, Freshman, Orbisonia, Pa.

80, Jeff Durrette, DE, Junior, Cincinnati, Ohio.

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

83, Raleigh Collins, DE, Junior, Kimberly, W.Va.

84, Dan Metropoulus, NG, Senior, Aliquippa, Pa.

86, Ted Jackson, TE, Sophomore, Woodbridge, Va.

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

88, Dean Roberts, TE, Senior, Chicago, Ill.

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

91, Chuck Felty, DT, Freshman, Kenova, W.Va.

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

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

94, Bobby Winston, SS, Sophomore, Woodbridge, Va.

95, Kevin Sullivan, K, Sophomore, Liverpool, N.Y.

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

98, Alan Huff, DT, Sophomore, Chester, W.Va.

99, Bruce Gilbert, DE, Senior, Easton, Pa.