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File photo/The Herald-Dispatch Marshall University (dark jerseys) lost to Western Michigan (white jerseys) 0-24 on Sept. 15, 1979, at Fairfield Stadium. The 1979 team had a 1-10 record under coach Sonny Randle. Click here to view the complete gallery.

Gallery: Do you remember? -- Marshall vs. Western Carolina, 1979

Dec. 03, 2012 @ 12:25 PM

Marshall University (dark jerseys) lost to Western Michigan (white jerseys) 0-24 on Sept. 15, 1979, at Fairfield Stadium. The 1979 team had a 1-10 record under coach Sonny Randle.

Click here to view the complete gallery.


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. Morehead

1976 Marshall vs. Miami

1976 Marshall vs. Dayton

1976 Marshall vs. Akron

1976 Marshall vs. Villanova

1979 Marshall vs. Toledo

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 Media Day

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

1987 Marshall vs. Western Carolina

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

1992 Marshall vs. Youngstown State

1993 Marshall vs. Murray State

1993 Marshall vs. Howard University

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

1994 Marshall vs. UT-Chattanooga

1996 Marshall vs. Delaware playoffs

1996 Marshall vs. Furman playoffs

Reprints of these photos are available. Prices are $6 for a 4x6, $11 for a 5x7 and $15 for an 8x10. There are also bigger photo sizes and framing options, if you would be interested. Customers who make a purchase of $15 or above (before shipping) get to choose the next Marshall football gallery for us to scan and upload.

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.

1979 Marshall University football roster, from the media guide

2, George Crisp, CB, Junior, Lima, Ohio.

3, John Huth, P-K, Sophomore, Canton, Ohio.

6, Danny Wright, QB, Junior, Greenup, Ky.

8, Jeff Shaner, QB, Junior, Lynchburg, Va.

10, Eric Janssen, QB, Sophomore, Columbus, Ohio.

11, Willie Wilson, QB, Sophomore, Huntington.

12, Brian Miller, QB, Junior, Ligonier, Pa.

14, Mike Gear, WR-DB, Freshman, Bridgeport, Pa.

15, Jon Sharretts, QB, Freshman, Toccoa, Ga.

17, Sam Kinker, CB, Junior, Cincinnati, Ohio.

18, Tim Williams, RB, Junior, Oak Hill, Ohio.

21, Carl Lee, DB, Freshman, South Charleston, W.Va.

22, Darnel Richardson, TB, Sophomore, McKees Rock, Pa.

23, Tom Schroeder, WR, Sophomore, Cincinnati, Ohio.

24, Todd Ellwood, WR, Senior, Dover, Ohio.

25, Kevin Adams, CB, Junior, Akron, Ohio.

26, Clifford Wright, TB, Freshman, Orlando, Fla.

27, Ken Lindsay, DB, Sophomore, Cincinnati, Ohio.

30, Jimmy North, FB, Freshman, Charlottesville, Va.

31, Tim Campbell, RB, Junior, Dayton, Ohio.

32, Chuck Inquartano, FB, Freshman, Allison Park, Pa.

33, Bruce Woodworth, LB, Freshman, Richmond, Va.

34, Jeff Durrette, LB, Freshman, Cincinnati, Ohio.

35, Chris Chaney, S, Junior, Hamilton, Ohio.

36, Eric King, TB, Freshman, Man, W.Va.

37, Mark Paslick, TB, Freshman, Louisville, Ky.

38, Dickie Cleveland, LB, Freshman, Massillon, Ohio.

40, David Hawkins, TB, Freshman, Henderson, N.C.

41, Danny Tennant, CB, Junior, Vienna, W.Va.

42, Michael Jackson, WR, Freshman, Sanford, N.C.

43, Wendell Morris, TB, Freshman, Richmond, Va.

44, Kewyn Williams, CB, Senior, Holland, Ohio.

45, Kevin Smith, S, Senior, Logan, W.Va.

46, Greg Jones, DB, Freshman, Lynchburg, Va.

47, Estee "Rocky" Williams, WR,

48, Dave Crisp, WR, Junior, Lima, Ohio.

49, Lamie Haga, S, Freshman, Bedford, Va.

50, Brian Blosser, OL-DL, Freshman, North Canton, Ohio.

51, Greg Smith, C, Senior, Proctorville, Ohio.

52, Armand Borgese, NG, Freshman, Pittsburgh, Pa.

53, Danny Stephans, OT, Junior, Churchill, Pa.

54, Al Lewis, DT, Junior, Akron, Ohio,

55, Mark Hay, C, Sophomore, London, Ohio.

56, Scott Peterfy, OG, Senior, Columbus, Ohio.

58, Dean Metz, C, Sophomore, Monroeville, Pa.

59, Joe Hart, LB, Sophomore, Irwin, Pa.

60, Sylvester Drobney, OG, Senior, Massillon, Ohio.

61, George Elliott, NG, Junior, Parkersburg, W.Va.

62, Mike Williams, C, Junior, Gahanna, Ohio.

63, Matt Gaines, OT, Senior, Charleston, W.Va.

64, Mark Bartoe, LB, Junior, Vandergrift, Pa.

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

66, Jeff, Moldovan, OL-DL, Freshman, Sharpsville, Pa.

68, Jan McMillan, OG, Freshman, Roanoke, Va.

69, Greg Kendziorski, DE, Junior, Cadiz, Ohio.

70, Phil Harris, OG, Sophomore, Zanesville, Ohio.

71, Joe Fralic, OT, Junior, Penn Hills, Pa.

72, Mike Nunn, OT, Sophomore, East Bank, W.Va.

73, Bryan Gates, OL-DL, Freshman, Columbus, Ohio.

74, George Martin, OL-DL, Freshman, King of Prussia, Pa.

75, Richard Harrison, OL-DL, Freshman, Man, W.Va.

76, David Bailey, OL-DL, Freshman, Falls Mills, Va.

77, Brian Hite, DT, Senior, Greensburg, Pa.

78, John Kirkling, OT, Senior, Greensburg, Pa.

79, Howie Harris, OT, Senior, East Bank, W.Va.

80, Hobart Phillips, DE, Senior, Rolfe, W.Va.

81, Derryl Strong, DE, Junior, Akron, Ohio.

82, Chris Adkins, WR, Freshman, Kenova, W.Va.

83, Mark Holley, TE, Sophomore, Ravenswood, W.Va.

84, Mike Natale, TE, Senior, Irwin, Pa.

86, Mike Smyth, TE, Freshman, Louisville, Ky.

87, Jeff Waybright, WR, Freshman, Ripley, W.Va.

88, Joe DeRiggi, TE, Sophomore, Penn Hills, Pa.

89, Jim Sams, LB, Sophomore, Akron, Ohio.

90, Jim Hynus, DT, Sophomore, Huntington.

92, Mike Hamrick, DE, Senior, Clendenin, W.Va.

94, Kevin Jackson, DE, Junior, Canton, Ohio.

98, Brad Morrison, LB, Junior, Worthington, Ohio.

99, Bill McCourt, DT, Junior, Webster Springs, W.Va.

Greg Wiley, LB, Freshman, St. Louis, Mo.