Gallery: Marshall vs. Akron, Oct.. 23, 1982
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.
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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.
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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.