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Members of the Young Thundering Herd attend practices in August and September 1971.

1971 Marshall University football roster

(Information from the 1971 Marshall media guide. Numbers might not match the photos.)

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10, Dave Walsh, QB, Suffolk, Va.

12, Reggie Oliver, QB, Tuscaloosa, Ala.

13, Mark Miller, QB, Prestonsburg, Ky.

14, Steve Cooper, DB, Winfield, W.Va.

15, Rick Coleman, QB, Fayetteville, N.C.

15, Jim Pry, QB, Altoona, Pa.

16, Blake Smith, K, Downsville, N.Y.

19, Sidney Bell, DB, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands

21, Felix Jordan, DB, Cincinnati, Ohio

22, Blandon Prater, TB, Myrtle Beach, S.C.

23, George Jackson, DB, Lynchburg, Va.

24, John Johnstonbaugh, TB, North Plainfield, N.J.

25, Nate Ruffin, DB, Quincy, Fla.

26, Terry Gardner, FB, West Portsmouth, Ohio

27, Gary Johnson, FB, West Hamlin, W.Va.

28, Randy Johnson, WR, South Plainfield, N.J.

29, Steve Johnson, DB, Hamburg, N.Y.

30, Gary Morgan, DB, Richmond, Va.

31, Chuck Bucek, DB, McKees Rock, Pa.

32, Bill Ralston, TB, St. Clairsville, Ohio

34, Randy Kerr, TE, St. Petersburg, Fla.

35, Bob Crawford, TB, Baltimore, Md.

36, Sam Botek, FB, Toledo, Ohio

37, Jim Cvelbar, DB, Euclid, Ohio

37, Bob Eshbaugh, K, Toronto, Ohio

38, Tim Collins, LB, Barboursville, W.Va.

39, Howie Carroll, FB, Shoals, W.Va.

40, Ned Burks, FB, Martinsburg, W.Va.

40, Jerry Arrasmith, WR, Elsmere, Ky.

41, Jim Gordon, SE, Toledo, Ohio

42, Gene Nance, DB, Indiana, Pa.

46, Kelly Sherwood, WR, Bellaire, Ohio

47, Roy Tabb, WR, Hayes, Va.

48, Lanny Steed, WR, Montgomery, W.Va.

49, Richard Washington, WR, York, Pa.

50, Keith Karl , C, East Patterson, N.J.

51, Dave Homa, LB, New York Mills, N.Y.

52, Gary Pfieger, C, Buffalo, N.Y.

52, Mike Swartley, C, Steelton, Pa.

53, Bart Taruill, MG, Rochelle Park, N.J.

54, John Shimp, C, Arlington, Va.

55, Ron Reddock, OG, Huntington Station, N.Y.

56, Bruce Jenks, MG, Louisa, Ky.

57, Dave McCoy, OG, Matewan, W.Va.

58, Sam Stefanidis, OG, Steubenville, Ohio

59, Odell Graves, MG, Erie, Pa.

60, Charles Henry, LB, Conway, S.C.

61, Bill Wright, OG, Troy, Ohio

62, Bob Miller, C, Washington, Pa.

62, Bob Bronger, OG, Louisville, Ky.

63, Rick Meckstroth, LB, Batavia, Ohio

63, Dan Norrell, OG, Hartsdale, N.Y.

64, Roy Kinnison, LB, Bellaire, Ohio

65, Eric Gessler, LB, West Union, W.Va.

66, Jesse Smith, OT, Barrackville, W.Va.

67, Roger Hillis, OT, Pleuna, Ala.

68, Bob Petras, C, Toronto, Ohio

69, Mike Sparks, DT, Wayne, N.J.

70, Jack Crabtree, OT, Tazewell, Va.

71, Rick Fedders, OT, Fort Mitchell, Ky.

72, Dan Polcyn, DT, Gallipolis, Ohio

73, Allen Meadows, DT, Madison, W.Va.

74, Ace Loding, DT, Yorktown, Va.

76, Chuck Wright, DT, Charleston, W.Va.

77, Ed Carter, OG, Wichita Falls, Texas

79, Jim Bundick, OT, Newport News, Va.

80, Jon Rothgeb, DE, Cheshire, Ohio

81, Tom Smyth, TE, Cincinnati, Ohio

82, Dave Smith, LB, Dayton, Ohio

83, Tom Bossie, TE, Charleston, W.Va.

85, Gary Dorsey, DE, Beckley, W.Va.

85, John Durkin, TE, Huntington, W.Va.

86, Fred Payne, DE, Bradshaw, W.Va.

87, Bernie Buttrey, DE, St. Mary's, W.Va.

88, Pete Diabo, DE, Buffalo, N.Y.

89, Frank Brinkmoeller, LB, Cincinnati, Ohio

89, Carey Moore, FL, Riveria Beach, Fla.

90, Ray Spangler, DT, Wayne, W.Va.

92, Floyd Thomas, DT, Flint, Mich.

93, Dan Canada, OG, Pikeville, Ky.

94, Ed Parker, DE, Beaver Falls, Pa.

95, Al Early, TE, Huntington, W.Va.

99, Bob Compton, DE, West Portsmouth, Ohio


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