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Marshall University plays its spring Green-White game on April 25, 1987, at Fairfield Stadium. The 1987 team would go on to have a 10-5 record under coach George Chaump and become the NCAA I-AA national runner-up, after losing to Louisiana-Monroe, 42-43. Team captains were Cecil Fletcher and Keith Baxter.

Gallery: Do you remember? -- 1987 Marshall Green-White spring football game

Apr. 19, 2011 @ 12:35 PM

Marshall University plays its spring Green-White game on April 25, 1987, at Fairfield Stadium.

PAST MARSHALL FOOTBALL GALLERIES

1986 Marshall vs. Davidson (homecoming)

1985 Marshall vs. Morehead State

1984 Marshall vs. ETSU, welcome home rally

1984 Marshall vs. West Virginia Tech

1982 Marshall vs. Kent State

1983 Green-White Game

The 1987 team would go on to have a 10-5 record under coach George Chaump and become the NCAA I-AA national runner-up, after losing to Louisiana-Monroe, 42-43.

Team captains were Cecil Fletcher and Keith Baxter.

We are digging into 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.

1987 MU Football Roster (according to the media guide)

1, Mike Beasley, WR, Senior, Cincinnati, Ohio.

2, Reginald Giles, CB, Junior, College Park, Ga.

3, Tim Mitchell, SS, Freshman, Decatur, Ga.

4, Jerome Hazard, FB, Senior, Louisville, Ky.

5, Brian Shannon, TE, Junior, Sacramento, Calif.

6, Keith Baxter, WR, Senior, Miami, Fla.

7, Darryl DeBoss, TB, Junior, Miami, Fla.

9, R. J. Beals, CB, Senior, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

10, Mark Snyder, FS, Senior, South Point, Ohio.

11, John Mitchell, PK, Sophomore, Coral Springs, Fla.

12, John Gregory, QB, Junior, Lake Worth, Fla.

13, Kevin Gault, PK, Senior, Uhrichsville, Ohio.

14, Layne Vranka, QB, Freshman, Monroeville, Pa.

15, Steve Fischer, PK, Senior, Chesterfield, Mo.

16, Gregg Supsura, QB, Freshman, McMurray, Pa.

17, Tony Petersen, QB, Senior, Lodi, Calif.

19, Todd Fugate, PK, Senior, Milton, W.Va.

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

21, Jerry Harris, FB, Junior, Athens, Ga.

22, Michael Bryant, RB, Freshman, Decatur, Ga.

23, Jeff Wood, FB, Junior, Watseka, Ill.

25, Larry Huffman, LB, Senior, Pt. Pleasant, W.Va.

26, Darryl Burgess, CB, Senior, Hialeah, Fla.

27, Ronald Darby, TB, Sophomore, Orangeburg, S.C.

28, Mike Barber, WR, Junior, Winfield, W.Va.

29, Greg Bishop, FS, Junior, Huntington.

30, Von Woodson, CB, Sophomore, Oak Hill, W.Va.

31, Erric Tyler, LB, Junior, Dania, Fla.

32, Ken Green, FS, Junior, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

33, Stanley Hall, SS, Junior, Montgomery, Ala.

34, Brae Bryant, RB, Freshman, Weirton, W.Va.

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

37, Michael Gill, LB, Freshman, Pataskala, Ohio.

38, B.D. Nunnery, TB, Sophomore, Prestonsburg, Ky.

39, Sean Dillon, SS, Freshman, Barboursville.

41, David Milo, LB, Sophomore, Columbus, Ohio.

42, Alan Jenkins, FB, Sophomore, Barboursville.

43, Matt Downey, LB, Freshman, St. Albans, W.Va.

44, Kerry Parks, TB, Sophomore, Okeechobee, Fla.

45, Mike Crick, NG, Junior, Middletown, Pa.

46, Sean Doctor, TE, Junior, Buffalo, N.Y.

47, Brian Jarrell, LB, Junior, Milton, W.Va.

48, Rondell Wannamaker, LB, Junior, Montgomery, Ala.

49, Tracy Woods, DB, Freshman, Athens, Ga.

50, Walter Davis, DL, Junior, Reisterstown, Md.

51, Mike Yorio, NG, Freshman, Jeannette, Pa.

52, Jason Lemons, LB, Junior, Parkersburg, W.Va.

53, Norman Franklin, DT, Sophomore, Bridgeport, Pa.

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

55, Randall White, LB, Sophomore, Oceana, W.Va.

56, Rory Fitzpatrick, DT, Junior, Akron, Ohio.

57, Darren Mudd, DL, Freshman, Medina, Ohio.

58, Cecil Fletcher, LB, Senior, Bloomingdale, Ohio.

59, Roy Sumlin, RG, Senior, Fairmont, W.Va.

60, Keith Turner, RT, Junior, Miami, Fla.

61, Darren Vance, LG, Freshman, Milton, W.Va.

62, Jay Gleich, RG, Senior, Jackson, Ohio.

63, Greg Adkins, RT, Sophomore, Cross Lanes, W.Va.

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

65, Keith Powell, LT, Junior, Butler, Ala.

66, John Halford, LG, Junior, Hialeah, Fla.

67, Scott Heckel, LG, Sophomore, Pittsburgh, Pa.

68, Larry O'Dell, DT, Junior, Monroe, N.Y.

69, Don Mahoney, OL, Freshman, Greensburg, Pa.

 70, John Fannin, C, Senior, Ceredo.

72, Ken Pepe, DL, Junior, North Babylon, N.Y.

73, Preston Washington, NG, Junior, Florida City, Fla.

74, Jim Torres, C, Junior, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

76, Mike Talkington, LT, Junior, Canton, Ohio.

77, Dan Jackson, LB, Junior, Bartow, Fla.

78, Tim Carper, RT, Senior, Spencer, W.Va.

79, John Cook, C, Senior, N. Cumberland, Pa.

81, Eric Ihnat, TE, Freshman, Columbus, Ohio.

82, Bobby Lutz, WR, Sophomore, Ironton, Ohio.

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

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

85, Joe Mitchell, LB, Junior, Willingboro, N.J.

87, Tim Flaherty, LB, Sophomore, Pittsburgh, Pa.

88, Rodney Barnes, TE, Senior, San Diego, Calif.

90, Orlando O'Farrill, DL, Junior, Bronx, N.Y.  

91, Troy Tassen, LB, Sophomore, Huntington.

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

93, Bill Mendoza, DT, Junior, Coral Gables, Fla.

94, John Crowder, LB, Senior, Parkersburg, W.Va.

96, Scott Shaffer, LB, Sophomore, Charleston, W.Va.

97, Thomas Schindler, LB, Sophomore, Ravenswood, W.Va.

98, Nicholas McKnight, LB, Junior, Atlanta, Ga.

99, Rich Ceglie, LB, Sophomore, Follansbee, W.Va.

 Pat Mills, DI, Junior, New York, N.Y.

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