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The Marshall University Marching Band prepares for the 1985 season on Aug. 22, 1985.

Gallery: Do you remember? 1985 Marshall football media day

Sep. 14, 2011 @ 02:05 PM

The Marshall University football media day is conducted Aug. 22, 1985. That season, the team had a 7-3-1 record under coach Stan Parrish.


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

1982 Marshall vs. Akron

1983 Green-White Game

1983 Marshall vs. The Citadel

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

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.

1985 Marshall University football roster (according to the media guide)

1, Mike Beasley, TB, Sophomore, Cincinnati, Ohio.

2, Jim Marshall, LB, Senior, Cincinnati, Ohio.

3, Nelson Hutchings, SE, Sophomore, Cincinnati, Ohio.

4, Jerome Hazard, LB, Sophomore, Louisville, Ky.

5, Jeff Clinton, QB, Sophomore, Vienna, W.Va.

6, Keith Baxter, FL, Sophomore, Miami, Fla.

7, Darryl DeBoes, TB, Sophomore, Miami, Fla.

8, Garfield Lewis, WC, Senior, Lexington, Ky.

9, R. J. Beals, SS, Sophomore, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

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

11, John Mitchell, K, Freshman, Coral Springs, Fla.

12, Bob Ulliman, FL, Senior, Cincinnati, Ohio.

13, Kevin Gault, FS, Junior, Uhrichsville, Ohio.

14, Jeff McElroy, TE, Junior, Lexington, Ky.

15, Jim Matthews, QB, Freshman, Wheelersburg, Ohio.

16, Dan Boring, QB, Sophomore, Alliance, Ohio.

17, Britt Arthur, WC, Sophomore, Huntington.

18, Rudy Colombo, QB, Sophomore, Clarksburg, W.Va.

19, Tim Lewis, TE, Senior, Clarksburg, W.Va.

20, Doug Davenport, TB, Freshman, Athens, Ga.

21, Reginald Giles, DB, Freshman, College Park, Md.

22, Brian Swisher, SE, Senior, Friendly, W.Va.

23, Tim Bristow, TB, Junior, Randleman, N.C.

24, Mel Spicer, WR, Freshman, Cannonsburg, Pa.

25, Dermont Smith, TB, Junior, Dayton, Ohio.

26, Darryl Burgess, SC, Sophomore, Hialeah, Fla.

27, Danny Abercrombie, FL, Senior, Coalwood, W.Va.

28, Mike Barber, WR, Freshman, Fraziers Bottom, W.Va.

29, Jerry Bomar, DB, Sophomore, Cincinnati, Ohio.

30, Chris Watts, WC, Sophomore, Huntington.

31, Erric Tyler, DB, Freshman, Dania, Fla.

32, Ken Green, DB, Freshman, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

33, Stanley Hall, DB, Freshman, Montgomery, Ala.

35, Mike McCoy, FB, Sophomore, Vienna, W.Va.

36, Furess Whittington, SC, Junior, Stamford, Conn.

37, Brian Trent, K, Sophomore, Dayton, Ohio.

38, Mark Cerrie, FB, Junior, Dunkirk, N.Y.

40, Jeff James, LB, Sophomore, Charleston, W.Va.

41, Jerry Harris, FB, Freshman, Athens, Ga.

42, Kevin Copenhaver, LB, Sophomore, Colliers, W.Va.

43, Billy Thompson, TB, Sophomore, Louisville, Ky.

44, Randy Clarkson, FB, Senior, Columbus, Ohio.

45, David Clay, DT, Junior, Saulsville, W.Va.

46, Greg Lambert, FB, Sophomore, Branchland, W.Va.

47, Brian Jarrell, SS, Sophomore, Milton, W.Va.

48, Mike Crick, FB, Freshman, Middletown, Pa.

49, Mike Salmons, DT, Senior, Friendly, W.Va.

50, Bill Salmons, LB, Senior, Kenova, W.Va.

51, Tom McConkey, OT, Senior, Wheeling, W.Va.

52, Linn Frank, DE, Freshman, Alquippa, Pa.

53, Norman Franklin, LB, Freshman, Bridgeville, Pa.

54, Shawn Finnan, DT, Sophomore, Lakewood, Ohio.

55, Steve Willis, LB, Freshman, Ironton, Ohio.

56, Mike Birurakis, OG, Senior, Charleston, W.Va.

57, Brian Hussell, LB, Sophomore, Ripley, W.Va.

58, Cecil Fletcher, DE, Sophomore, Bloomington, Ohio.

59, Alan Jenkins, LB, Sophomore, Cross Lanes, W.Va.

60, Sam Manos, FB, Senior, New Castle, Pa.

61, Les Poindexter, OG, Sophomore, Wyoming, W.Va.

62, Jay Gleich, OT, Junior, Jackson, Ohio.

63, Dan Pottorff, OG, Sophomore, Barboursville, W.Va.

64, Tony Bolland, DT, Junior, Rand, W.Va.

65, Steve Staley, OG, Junior, New Cumberland, W.Va.

66, John Halford, OL, Freshman, Hialeah, Fla.

67, Jim Sears, OT, Sophomore, Fairmont, W.Va.

68, Rod Whitehead, OL, Freshman, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

70, John Fannin, OG, Sophomore, Ceredo, W.Va.

71, Chuck Felty, OT, Senior, Ceredo, W.Va.

72, Ray Lamb, OT, Senior, Reynoldsburg, Ohio.

74, Jim Torres, OL, Freshman, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

75, Norman Strickland, C, Sophomore, Miami, Fla.

76, Mike Talkington, OT, Freshman, Canton, Ohio.

77, Kent McDermott, OT, Freshman, New Brighton, Pa.

79, John Cook, C, Sophomore, New Cumberland, Pa.

80, Jeff Shade, TE, Sophomore, Magnolia, W.Va.

82, Scott Reidel, LB, Sophomore, Ceredo, W.Va.

83, Vincent Bodie, WR, Freshman, Leisure, Fla.

84, Bruce Hammond, WR, Freshman, Florida City, Fla.

86, Darryl Johnson, DE, Junior, Louisville, Ky.

87, Rondell Wannamaker, DE, Freshman, Montgomery, Ala.

88, Mark Smith, LB, Junior, St. Albans, W.Va.

89, Rory Fitzpatrick, DL, Freshman, Akron, Ohio.

90, Keith Turner, DL, Freshman, Miami, Fla.

92, John Spellacy, LB, Freshman, Rocky River, Ohio.

94, Preston Washington, OL, Freshman, Florida City, Fla.

95, Roy Sumlin, DT, Sophomore, Fairmont, W.Va.

96, Larry Canterbury, DE, Senior, Hurricane, W.Va.

98, Nicholas McKnight, DE, Freshman, Atlanta, Ga.

99, John Ceglie, LB, Senior, Follansbee, W.Va.