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Marshall University (dark jerseys) beat the Citadel (white jerseys) 26-10 on Oct. 29, 1983, at Fairfield Stadium. The 1983 team had a 4-7 record under coach Sonny Randle.

Gallery: Marshall vs. The Citadel, Oct. 29, 1983

Aug. 30, 2011 @ 02:05 PM

Marshall University (dark jerseys) beat the Citadel (white jerseys) 26-10 on Oct. 29, 1983, at Fairfield Stadium. The 1983 team had a 4-7 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.

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.

1983 Marshall University football roster, from 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.

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