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File photo/The Herald-Dispatch Marshall University (dark jerseys) lost to Western Michigan (white jerseys) 0-24 on Sept. 15, 1979, at Fairfield Stadium. The 1979 team had a 1-10 record under coach Sonny Randle. Click here to view the complete gallery.

Gallery: Marshall vs. Western Carolina, Sept. 15, 1979

Dec. 03, 2012 @ 12:25 PM

Marshall University (dark jerseys) lost to Western Michigan (white jerseys) 0-24 on Sept. 15, 1979, at Fairfield Stadium. The 1979 team had a 1-10 record under coach Sonny Randle.

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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.

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.

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