1978 Buffalo Bills Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 5-11
Finishing 4th in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Chuck Knox (5-11)
Location: Buffalo, New York
1978 Buffalo Bills Statistics
1978 Buffalo Bills Results

The Buffalo Bills of the National Football League ended the 1978 season with a record of 5 wins and 11 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's East Division of the American Football Conference.

The Bills scored 302 points, but the defensive squad surrendered 354. Terry Miller rushed for a team-leading 1,060 yards for Buffalo.

Joe Ferguson threw for 2,136 yards. Bob Chandler topped all receivers, hauling in 44 balls, while Frank Lewis added 735 receiving yards. Reuben Gant contributed to the receiving game, too.

Mario Clark picked off 5 opponent throws.

Chuck Knox coached the team.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
60Bill AdamsG-TFebruary 4, 19506'2"255Holy CrossLynn, MA USA60
52Doug BeckerLBJune 27, 19566'0"220Notre DameHamilton, OH USA80
34Jim BraxtonRBMay 23, 19496'1"243West VirginiaVanderbilt, PA USA60
47Curtis BrownFBDecember 7, 19545'10"203MissouriSt. Louis, MO USA1510
58Mario CelottoLBAugust 23, 19566'3"228USCLos Angeles, CA USA40
81Bob ChandlerWRApril 24, 19496'0"180USCLong Beach, CA USA160
29Mario ClarkLCBMarch 29, 19546'2"194OregonPasadena, CA USA1616
68Joe DeLamielleureRGMarch 16, 19516'3"254Michigan St.Detroit, MI USA1616
6Tom DempseyKJanuary 12, 19476'2"255Palomar CollegeMilwaukee, WI USA160
70Joe DevlinRTFebruary 23, 19546'5"261IowaPhoenixville, PA USA1414
85Phil DokesRDTSeptember 7, 19556'4"258Oklahoma St.North Little Rock, AR USA1010
79Elbert DrungoTApril 30, 19436'5"265Tennessee St.Columbus, MS USA134
56Tom EhlersLBJuly 14, 19526'2"218KentuckySouth Bend, IN USA80
12Joe FergusonQBApril 23, 19506'1"195ArkansasAlvin, TX USA1616
84Mike FranckowiakRBMarch 25, 19536'3"220Central MichiganGrand Rapids, MI USA160
22Steve FreemanSSMay 8, 19535'11"185Mississippi St.Lamesa, TX USA167
88Reuben GantTEApril 12, 19526'4"230Oklahoma St.Tulsa, OK USA1616
55Tom GrahamLBApril 15, 19506'2"235OregonLos Angeles, CA USA110
53Will GrantCMarch 7, 19546'3"254Idaho St.Milton, MA USA160
43Tony GreeneFSAugust 29, 19495'10"170MarylandClocksburg, MD USA160
74Dee HardisonLDTMay 2, 19566'4"274North CarolinaJacksonville, NC USA1615
25Roland HooksRBJanuary 2, 19536'0"197North Carolina St.Brooklyn, NY USA160
78Scott HutchinsonDEMay 27, 19566'4"246FloridaWinter Park, FL USA160
73Mekeli IeremiaDTMarch 4, 19546'2"244BYUNiosafutu, American Samoa20
4Rusty JacksonPNovember 17, 19506'2"193LSUTuscaloosa, AL USA160
51Dan JilekLBDecember 3, 19536'2"220MichiganCedar Rapids, IA USA151
39Dennis JohnsonRB-TEFebruary 26, 19566'3"220Mississippi St.Weir, MS USA160
75Dennis JohnsonDE-DTOctober 22, 19516'4"260DelawarePassaic, NJ USA140
24Doug JonesSSMay 31, 19506'2"202Arizona St.San Diego, CA USA129
72Ken JonesLTDecember 1, 19526'5"260Arkansas St.St. Louis, MO USA1616
71Mike KadishRDTMay 27, 19506'5"270Notre DameGrand Rapids, MI USA116
52Merv KrakauLBMay 16, 19516'2"242Iowa St.Jefferson, IA USA50
87Mike LevensellerWRFebruary 21, 19566'1"180Washington St.Bremerton, WA USA20
82Frank LewisWRJuly 4, 19476'1"196Grambling St.Houma, LA USA1515
10Dave MaysQBJune 20, 19496'1"204Texas SouthernPine Bluff, AR USA10
54Randy McClanahanMLBDecember 12, 19546'5"225La-LafayetteLincoln, NE USA1610
67Reggie McKenzieLGJuly 27, 19506'4"255MichiganDetroit, MI USA1616
41Eddie McMillanDBNovember 25, 19516'0"189Florida St.Tampa, FL USA140
40Terry MillerRBJanuary 7, 19565'10"196Oklahoma St.Columbus, GA USA160
46Keith MoodyKRJune 13, 19535'11"171SyracuseSalisbury, NC USA140
9Bill MunsonQBAugust 11, 19416'2"203Utah St.Sacramento, CA USA40
59Shane NelsonLLBMay 25, 19556'1"226BaylorMathis, TX USA1616
61Willie ParkerCDecember 28, 19486'3"245North TexasBaytown, TX USA1616
89Lou PicconeWRJuly 17, 19495'9"175West Liberty St.Vineland, NJ USA161
23Steve PowellRBJanuary 2, 19565'11"186Truman St.St. Louis, MO USA100
26Charles RomesRCBDecember 16, 19546'1"191North Carolina CentralVerdun, France1616
57Lucius SanfordRLBFebruary 14, 19566'2"216Georgia TechMilledgeville, GA USA1615
21Marvin SwitzerDBOctober 28, 19546'0"192Kansas St.Bogue, KS USA101
49Larry WaltonWRFebruary 8, 19476'0"180Arizona St.Johnstown, PA USA122
83Sherman WhiteRDEOctober 6, 19486'5"250CaliforniaManchester, NH USA1616
77Ben WilliamsLDESeptember 1, 19546'3"251MississippiYazoo City, MS USA1616
86Lenny WillisWRMarch 4, 19535'11"183Ohio St.Washington, DC USA40



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