1978 Iowa State Football Roster

Players

 
No.
Name
Height
Weight
Hometown
High school
51
6'2"
230 lbs
Cedar Falls, IA
Cedar Falls High School
78
Chris Boskey
Nose Guard
6'4"
240 lbs
Riverdale, IL
St Francis De Sales High School
96
Tom Boskey
Linebacker
6'2"
221 lbs
Chicago, IL
-
31
Mike Bowden
Fullback
6'1"
204 lbs
Farmington, MI
Harrison High School
19
Joe Brown
Cornerback
6'0"
170 lbs
Pahokee , FL
Pahokee Middle/Senior-Senior High School
25
Tom Buck
Slotback
5'11"
186 lbs
Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Cuyahoga Falls High School
68
Marc Butts
Defensive Tackle
6'3"
260 lbs
Des Moines, IA
-
28
6'1"
192 lbs
Albert Lea, MN
Albert Lea Senior High School
69
Dave Cheesebrough
Defensive Tackle
6'1"
247 lbs
Bridgeville, PA
-
77
Ted Clapper
Offensive Tackle
6'5"
274 lbs
Ankeny, IA
Ankeny High School
34
Mike Clemons
Cornerback
6'1"
190 lbs
Chicago, IL
-
50
Scott Cole
Linebacker
6'2"
210 lbs
Ankeny, IA
Ankeny High School
44
Larry Crawford
Cornerback
6'1"
175 lbs
Miami , FL
Palmetto High School
21
Jeff Curry
Fullback
5'8"
185 lbs
Cincinnati, OH
-
66
Dick Cuvelier
Offensive Tackle
6'4"
270 lbs
Lawler, IA
Turkey Valley Junior/Senior High School
73
Terry Earnest
Defensive End
6'5"
232 lbs
Cedar Rapids , IA
Thomas Jefferson High School
72
Mike Gannon
Offensive Tackle
6'4"
240 lbs
Iowa City, IA
-
8
Rocky Gillis
Tailback
5'9"
182 lbs
Pompano Beach, FL
Pompano Beach High School
40
Dan Goodwin
Tailback
6'1"
202 lbs
Omaha, NE
Central High School
14
Walter Grant
Quarterback
5'11"
187 lbs
Houston, TX
Davis High School
24
Dexter Green
Tailback
5'9"
172 lbs
Woodbridge, VA
Woodbridge High School
70
Al Grissinger
Offensive Guard
6'3"
240 lbs
Felton, PA
-
29
Ray Hardee
Slotback
6'0"
180 lbs
Mulberry, FL
-
23
Mike Harris
Split End
6'2"
209 lbs
Cleveland, OH
Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin School
58
Pat Henricksen
Offensive Guard
6'4"
225 lbs
Clinton, IA
-
82
Bill Herren
Defensive End
6'3"
235 lbs
Tempe, AZ
Mcclintock High School
41
Stan Hixon
Split End
6'0"
182 lbs
Lakeland, FL
Lakeland Senior High School
67
Rocky Hugee
Offensive Guard
6'4"
245 lbs
Washington, D.C.
-
49
Cal Jacobs
Linebacker
6'3"
250 lbs
Council Bluffs , IA
Thomas Jefferson High School
15
Dave Jacobsen
Quarterback
6'0"
186 lbs
Maxwell, IA
Collins-Maxwell Middle/Senior/High School
48
Joel Jenson
Linebacker
6'2"
225 lbs
Armstrong, IA
Armstrong-Ringsted Middle/High School
65
Al Johnson
Offensive Guard
6'0"
236 lbs
Curlew , IA
Emmetsburg High School
38
6'1"
194 lbs
Glidden , IA
Glidden-Ralston Junior/Senior High School
4
6'0"
180 lbs
Ames, IA
Ames High School
43
Pat Kennedy
Fullback
6'1"
190 lbs
Dubuque, IA
-
65
James Key
Middle Guard
6'2"
235 lbs
Washington, DC
Archbishop Carroll High School
77
Darryl Koch
Defensive Tackle
6'3"
220 lbs
Hudson, IA
Hudson High School
60
Randy Koch
Defensive Tackle
6'3"
238 lbs
Charter Oak, IA
Charter Oak-Ute High School
45
Keno Laney
Slotback
5'7"
155 lbs
Saint Louis, MO
-
47
Mike Leaders
Linebacker
6'1"
212 lbs
Council Bluffs, IA
Abraham Lincoln High School
84
6'3"
223 lbs
Gurnee, IL
Warren Township High School
12
Greg Lempke
Quarterback
6'1"
203 lbs
Livermore, IA
-
55
John Less
Linebacker
6'3"
229 lbs
Van Horne, IA
Benton Community Senior High School
9
6'0"
175 lbs
University City, MO
-
57
Jeff Lingren
Middle Guard
6'1"
217 lbs
Schleswig, IA
-
36
Victor Mack
Tailback
5'11"
186 lbs
Mansfield, OH
-
68
Larry McCaulley
Offensive Tackle
6'4"
250 lbs
Lake City, IA
Lake City High School
53
Shamus McDonough
Defensive Tackle
6'5"
276 lbs
Corning, IA
Corning High School
85
6'3"
215 lbs
Cincinnati, OH
-
35
Steve Meinen
Linebacker
6'3"
220 lbs
Fairfield, IA
Fairfield High School
95
John Meis
Middle Guard
6'4"
228 lbs
Le Mars, IA
Le Mars High School
56
Jim Meyer
Center
6'2"
244 lbs
Wichita, KS
Southeast High School
46
Steve Meyer
Cornerback
5'10"
178 lbs
Hartley, IA
Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn High School
3
6'0"
210 lbs
Urbandale, IA
Urbandale High School
81
Al Moton
Tight End
6'6"
246 lbs
Peoria, IL
Manual High School
76
Brian Neal
Offensive Guard
6'3"
265 lbs
Des Moines, IA
Dowling Catholic High School
62
Kenny Neil
Defensive Tackle
6'4"
244 lbs
Cincinnati, OH
Aiken Traditional High School
39
5'11"
180 lbs
Toledo, IA
-
69
Karl Nelson
Offensive Tackle
6'6"
285 lbs
DeKalb, IL
Dekalb High School
91
Jim Nissen
Defensive End
6'3"
218 lbs
Cedar Rapids, IA
George Washington High School
33
5'11"
189 lbs
Clairton, PA
Clairton High School
88
Guy Preston
Tight End
6'7"
220 lbs
Ferguson, MO
-
18
John Quinn
Quarterback
6'1"
188 lbs
Des Moines, IA
Dowling Catholic High School
54
Ned Rasmussen
Defensive Tackle
6'5"
252 lbs
Park Ridge, IL
Maine South High School
71
Greg Rensink
Defensive Tackle
6'4"
225 lbs
Newkirk, IA
Moc-Floyd Valley High School
27
Tom Roach
Fullback
6'0"
219 lbs
Rock Rapids, IA
Central Lyon Senior High School
11
Terry Rubley
Quarterback
6'2"
180 lbs
Davenport, IA
West High School
78
Jim Ruprecht
Offensive Tackle
6'6"
259 lbs
Dubuque, IA
Hempstead High School
26
6'0"
176 lbs
Des Moines, IA
Dowling Catholic High School
37
6'0"
212 lbs
Des Moines, IA
Dowling Catholic High School
22
6'1"
175 lbs
Evergreen Park , IL
Evergreen Park High School
83
Greg Smith
Split End
5'10"
176 lbs
Houston, TX
Davis High School
97
Tony Sobers
Defensive End
6'0"
208 lbs
Syracuse, N.Y.
-
42
Jim Solus
Safety
6'1"
178 lbs
Oak Lawn, IL
-
16
Jeff Stallworth
Cornerback
5'10"
167 lbs
Omaha, NE
Central High School
63
Mike Stensrud
Defensive Tackle
6'5"
270 lbs
Lake Mills, IA
Lake Mills Senior High School
75
Tim Stonerook
Offensive Guard
6'7"
263 lbs
Buffalo Grove, IL
Buffalo Grove High School
59
Tom Stonerook
Center, Offensive Guard
6'5"
240 lbs
Buffalo Grove, IL
Buffalo Grove High School
10
Tim Stout
Quarterback
6'5"
210 lbs
Cedar Rapids, IA
George Washington High School
94
Lloyd Studniarz
Defensive Tackle
6'3"
235 lbs
Chicago, IL
Mount Carmel High School
20
Lamar Summers
Split End
6'0"
188 lbs
Chicago, IL
Br Rice High School
98
Jim Sweeney
Middle Guard
6'2"
225 lbs
Sioux City, IA
West High School
90
Ron Troyan
Linebacker
6'1"
214 lbs
Loveland, OH
Loveland High School
61
Tim VandeMerkt
Offensive Guard
6'3"
234 lbs
Lombard, IL
Glenbard East High School
87
Lou Vieceli
Linebacker
5'11"
190 lbs
South Holland, IL
Thornwood High School
60
Ron Wagner
Offensive Guard
6'4"
250 lbs
Mason City, IA
-
17
6'0"
194 lbs
Peoria, IL
-
32
5'10"
185 lbs
Minneapolis, MN
-
89
Steve Weidemann
Defensive End
6'3"
200 lbs
Dows, IA
-
92
Rick White
Defensive End
6'0"
210 lbs
Burlington, IA
-
86
Lee Wiest
Linebacker
6'4"
238 lbs
Dubuque, IA
Hempstead High School
79
Jim Wilson
Offensive Guard
6'1"
235 lbs
Iowa City, IA
-
74
Jeff Yurchak
Offensive Tackle
6'2"
245 lbs
Carnegie, PA
-

Coaches

 
No.
Name
Hometown
High school
-
Earle Bruce
Head Coach
Cumberland, MD
Allegany High School
-
Pete Carroll
Secondary Coach
Larkspur, CA
Redwood High School
-
Jerry Kaminski
Graduate Assistant Coach
-
-
-
Tom Lichtenberg
Offensive Coordinator, Quarterbacks Coach, Wide Receivers Coach
Cincinnati, OH
-
-
Pete Rodriguez
Defensive Coordinator, Linebackers Coach
Chicago, IL
Kelly High School
-
Wayne Stanley
Running Backs Coach
Belle Glade, FL
-
-
Steven F. Szabo
Defensive Line Coach
Evergreen Park, IL
-
-
Dave Triplett
Tight Ends Coach, Offensive Line Coach
Des Moines, IA
-
-
Bob Tucker
Defensive Line Coach
Sandusky, OH
-
-
Jim Williams
Offensive Line Coach
Clinton, IA
Clinton High School

Staff

 
No.
Name
Hometown
High school
-
Van Hollaway
Director of Football Operations
Beloit, KS
Beloit Junior/Senior High School
-
Carlsbad, NM
-


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