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Herald-Dispatch photo archive - Marshall University (dark jerseys) beat Western Michigan (white jerseys) 21-19 for Marshall's homecoming at Fairfield Stadium on Oct. 25, 1975. The 1975 team had a 2-9 record under coach Frank Ellwood. Team captains were Mark Bookover, Steve Morton and Jesse Smith. Click here to see the complete gallery.

Gallery: Do you remember? -- Marshall vs. Western Michigan, 1975

Oct. 04, 2011 @ 02:04 PM

Marshall University (dark jerseys) beat Western Michigan (white jerseys) 21-19 for Marshall's homecoming at Fairfield Stadium on Oct. 25, 1975. The 1975 team had a 2-9 record under coach Frank Ellwood. Team captains were Mark Bookover, Steve Morton and Jesse Smith.

Click here to see 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. 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 media day

1985 Marshall vs. Morehead State

1986 Marshall media day

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.

1975 Marshall University football roster (according to the media guide. Jersey numbers were not listed.)

Melvin Adderton, FB, Freshman, Bishop, Va.

Bob Anderson, QB, Senior, Advance, N.C.

John Arnold, TE, Sophomore, Proctorville, Ohio.

Fred Bader, LB, Senior, Troy, Ohio.

Mike Bailey, TB, Freshman, Coalwood, W.Va.

David Banks, TE, Sophomore, Niagara Falls, N.Y.

Larry Berkery, QB, Sophomore, Sarasota, Fla.

Bob Birch, DE, Junior, Wheeling, W.Va.

Jerome Bohanna, SE, Senior, Delaware, Ohio.

John Braswell, OG, Freshman, Columbus, Ohio.

Walter J. Brison, C, Freshman, Charleston, W.Va.

Mark Brookover, OT, Senior, Stockport, Ohio.

Leonard Brown, SE, Sophomore, Little River, S.C.

Bob Burgoon, FL, Junior, Tonawanda, N.Y.

Don Burgoyne, FB, Sophomore, Tonawanda, N.Y.

Shawn Burke, OT, Junior, Clarksville, Ind.

Larry Call, OT, Senior, Wheelersburg, Ohio.

Bobby Campbell, LB, Freshman, East Bank, W.Va.

Rob Carter, LB, Sophomore, Franklin, Va.

Mike Clark, LB, Sophomore, Kenmore, N.Y.

Bob Coleman, DHB, Sophomore, Huntington.

Steve Cook, C, Sophomore, Coal Grove, Ohio.

Ray Crabtree, DE, Sophomore, Huntington.

Ray Crisp Jr., FL, Freshman, Lima, Ohio.

Roger Daniel, Buff, Sophomore, Lima, Ohio.

Bob DeYoung, DT, Senior, Little Falls, N.J.

Mike Farri, TB, Sophomore, Camp Springs, Md.

James Felton, FB, Sophomore, Greensburg, Pa.

John Filliez, SE, Junior, New Martinsville, W.Va.

Bill Forbes, LB, Junior, New Martinsville, W.Va.

Dave Forbes, PK, Junior, New Martinsville, W.Va.

Joe Fox, QB, Junior, Ravenswood, W.Va.

Mike Fox, SE, Sophomore, Harpers Ferry, W.Va.

Stanley Gilbert, SE, Sophomore, Stuart, Fla.

David Gromlich, S, Sophomore, Somerville, N.J.

John Hale, TE, Junior, Towhaton, W.Va.

Al Hall, FB, Freshman, Ravenswood, W.Va.

Edward Hamrick, PK, Freshman, Clendenin, W.Va.

Lace Hardwick, LB, Sophomore, Kenova.

Andre Heath, MG, Senior, Massillon, Ohio.

Dave Jaworski, OG, Sophomore, Buffalo, N.Y.

Greg Johnson, Buff, Sophomore, Charleston, W.Va.

Larry Jones, DE, Sophomore, Franklin, Va.

Dave Kellems, DT, Sophomore, Harrison, Ohio.

Mike Kesling, DT, Freshman, Clarksburg, W.Va.

John Kravec, MG, Senior, Cincinnati Ohio.

Paul Kuzio, QB, Freshman, New Cumberland, W.Va.

Ken Lawson, DHB, Sophomore, Patterson, N.J.

Mark Lawson, OG, Freshman, Trenton, Ohio.

Ron Lemon, OT, Junior, Davin, W.Va.

Rick McCarley, OG, Freshman, Wellston, Ohio.

Ed McTaggart, C, Sophomore, Rochester, N.Y.

Al Mayer, DHB, Senior, Troy, Ohio.

Jeff Meek, OT, Freshman, Sciotoville, Ohio.

Tom Midkiff, TE, Freshman, Tampa, Fla.

John Monnig, DHB, Freshman, Ironton, Ohio.

Steve Morton, DE, Senior, Charleston, W.Va.

Herman Nelson Jr., QB, Freshman, Mobile, Ala.

Bob Olson, OT, Sophomore, Corapolis, Pa.

Dennis Pearce, DT, Freshman, Wellston, Ohio.

Bob Phillips, DE, Freshman, Columbus.

Zack Qualls, TB, Sophomore, Huntington.

Doug Sargent, DHB, Junior, New Kensington, Pa.

Bob Shanta, OG, Sophomore, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Rick Sharp, OB, Sophomore, South Point, Ohio.

Lew Shields, OG, Junior, Huntington.

Phil Skvarka, DE, Sophomore, Wheeling, W.Va.

Jesse Smith, OG, Senior, Barrackville, W.Va.

LaSalle Smith, TB, Sophomore, Logan, W.Va.

Wayne Sparks, DT, Junior, Portsmouth, Ohio.

Michael Sprouse, LB, Freshman, Oak Harbor, Ohio.

Bill Stevenson, TB, Senior, Kenmore, N.Y.

Bob Tranquill, C, Junior, Wellsburg, W.Va.

Steve Weaver, OT, Junior, Dayton, Ohio.

Dan Wells, OG, Freshman, Middletown, Ohio.

Harold Wetzel, S, Sophomore, New Martinsville, W.Va.

Golwin Williams, DHB, Freshman, Holland, Ohio.

Kewyn Williams, S, Freshman, Holland, Ohio.

Steve Williams, FL, Sophomore, Huntington.

Bob Wilt, QB, Sophomore, New Martinsville, W.Va.

Jim Wulf, FB, Junior, Williamsville, N.Y.

Bill Yanossy, LB, Junior, Bradenville, Pa.