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Marshall University (dark jerseys) lost to VMI (white jerseys) 3-13 on Nov. 10, 1979, at Fairfield Stadium. The 1979 team had a 1-10 record under coach Sonny Randle.

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

Aug. 10, 2011 @ 10:47 AM

Marshall University (dark jerseys) lost to VMI (white jerseys) 3-13 on Nov. 10, 1979, at Fairfield Stadium. The 1979 team had a 1-10 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

1980 Marshall vs. Morehead

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.

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.