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Marshall University (white jerseys) beat Morehead University (dark jerseys) 35-8 in the season opener Sept. 6, 1980, at Morehead. The 1980 team had a 2-8-1 record under coach Sonny Randle.

Gallery: Do you remember? -- Marshall vs. Morehead, 1980

Aug. 02, 2011 @ 10:25 AM

Marshall University (white jerseys) beat Morehead University (dark jerseys) 35-8 in the season opener Sept. 6, 1980, at Morehead. The 1980 team had a 2-8-1 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

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.

1980 Marshall University football roster, from the media guide

1, Carl Lee, S, Sophomore, South Charleston, W.Va.

2, Barry Childers, K, Freshman, Clifton Forge, Va.

3, John Huth, P-K, Junior, Canal Fulton, Ohio.

4, Scott Hutchison, RB, Freshman, Proctorville, Ohio.

5, Tony Stott, WR, Freshman, Potomac, Md.

6, Larry Fourqurean, TB, Freshman, Low Moore, Va.

7, Donnell Ross, CD, Sophomore, Covington, Va.

8, Jeff Shaner, WR, Senior, Lynchburg, Va.

9, Dwayne Butler, WR, Sophomore, Washington, D.C.

10, Eric Janssen, WR, Junior, Columbus, Ga.

12, Scott Camp, QB, Sophomore, Courtland, Va.

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

15, John Sharretts, QB, Sophomore, Toccoa, Ga.

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

17, Sam Kinker, DE, Senior, Cincinnati, Ohio.

18, Andy Hamilton, S, Sophomore, Erie, Pa.

20, Ron Lear, TB, Sophomore, Lexington, Ky.

22, Darnel Richardson, WR, Junior, McKeesport, Pa.

26, Clifford Wright, CB, Sophomore, Orlando, Fla.

27, Ken Lindsay, CB, Junior, Cincinnati, Ohio.

28, Steve D'Anna, WR, Freshman, Shrewsbury, Pa.

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

31, Tim Campbell, FB, Senior, Dayton, Ohio.

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

35, Terry Echols, TB, Freshman, Corrine, W.Va.

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

40, David Hawkins, FB, Sophomore, Henderson, N.C.

41, Danny Tennant, CD, Senior, Parkersburg, W.Va.

42, Scott Lee, DE/LB, Freshman, Huntington.

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

44, Maurice Gravely, LB/WR, Freshman, Kimball, W.Va.

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

46, Greg Jones, CB, Sophomore, Lynchburg, Ba.

47, Willie Wilson, QB, Junior, Huntington.

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

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

50, Brian Blosser, C, Sophomore, North Canton, Ohio.

51, Mike Williams, C, Senior, Gahanna, Ohio.

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

53, Steve Hart, C, Sophomore, Elkins, W.Va.

55, Charles Hurt, FB/LB, Freshman, Bluefield, W.Va.

58, Randy Hawkins, DE/LB, Freshman, Roanoke, Va.

59, Jim Konchesky, DL, Freshman, Morgantown, W.Va.

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

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

63, Greg Liebe, OG, Sophomore, Wichita, Kan.

64, Mark Bartoe, DT, Senior, Vandergrift, Pa.

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

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

68, Dean Nichols, OL, Freshman, Bassett, Va.

69, Greg Kendziorski, LB, Senior, Cadiz, Ohio.

70, Troy McNett, OT, Sophomore, Kansas City, Mo.

71, Walter Wallace, OT, Sophomore, Staunton, Va.

72, Tony Evans, DT, Freshman, Wichita, Kan.

73, Craig Bailey, OL, Freshman, Portsmouth, Ohio.

74, Reggie Garretson, OT, Sophomore, Branchland, W.Va.

75, Richard Harrison, OT, Sophomore, Man, W.Va.

76, Bernie McCauley, DT, Sophomore, Colonia, N.J.

77, Jim Hynus, OT, Junior, Huntington.

78, Mark Taylor, DL, Freshman, West View, Pa.

79, Doug McCoy, DT, Junior, Ligonier, Pa.

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

81, Duane Thompson, TE/WR, Freshman, Columbus, Ohio.

82, Bill Jones, TE, Sophomore, Nevada, Mo.

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

84, Grandville Martin, TE, Sophomore, Pittsburgh, Pa.

85, Ron Victor, DE/LB, Freshman, Cincinnati, Ohio.

89, Mike Perry, TE, Freshman, Westover, W.Va.

90, Eric Johnson, NG, Sophomore, Clairton, Pa.

92, Raleigh Collins, DE/LB, Freshman, Kimberly, W.Va.

93, Matt Kelly, NG, Sophomore, Thrisnale, Va.

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

95, Rob Jennis, DE, Sophomore, Short Hills, N.J.

96, Gerald Hopkins, DE/LB, Freshman, Fayetteville, W.Va.

97, Dave Pike, DE, Freshman, Chesapeake, Ohio.

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

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