1979 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Roster

Canadian Football League (CFL)
Team Record: 4-12 8
Finishing 4th in the CFL's Western Conference
Coach: Ray Jauch (4-12)
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
1979 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Statistics
1979 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Results

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League ended the 1979 season with a record of 4 wins and 12 losses for 8 points, finishing fourth in the CFL's Western Conference.

The Blue Bombers scored 283 points, but the defense allowed 340. Dieter Brock passed for 2,383 yards. Mike Holmes led pass catchers, catching 60 balls for 1,034 yards, while Walt Passaglia contributed to the receiving game also.

Jim Washington rushed for a team-high 918 yards for Winnipeg.

Ricky Wesson picked off 4 opponent throws.

Ray Jauch coached the team.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
58Marv AllemangC/DEMarch 12, 19536'3"260AcadiaAncaster, ON 16
John AndersonGMarch 30, 19566'3"240Alcorn State1
Vic AnonsenWRMay 19, 19545'10"175ManitobaMoose Jaw, SK 2
43John BonkCAugust 27, 19506'3"230Burlington BravesHamilton, ON 16
Dieter BrockQBFebruary 12, 19516'0"195Jacksonville St.Birmingham, AL USA1511
Frank DarkDBDecember 20, 19535'11"170Virginia UnionRichmond, VA 2
Linden DavidsonDTSeptember 24, 19556'4"255Ottawa7
Mike DupreeDEAugust 16, 19576'2"224FloridaTallahassee, FL 7
Bill EllenbogenGDecember 8, 19506'5"258BuffaloGlen Cove, NY USA3
Bart EvansGSeptember 9, 19526'2"240ManitobaWinnipeg, MB 6
72Leo EzerinsLBAugust 10, 19566'4"242WhitworthWinnipeg, MB 16
Steve GelleyDBApril 10, 19556'1"185Simon Fraser13
28Brian GervaisDBFebruary 21, 19516'0"192Western Ontario16
99John HeltonDEMay 23, 19476'3"250Arizona StateMount Union, PA 16
Brian HerosianDBSeptember 14, 19506'3"200ConnecticutWorcester, MA USA4
70Mike HolmesWRNovember 18, 19506'2"193Texas SouthernGalveston, TX USA16
Richard HolmesRBSeptember 24, 19525'10"222EdinboroHope Mill, NC 4
31Rick HouseSBMay 18, 19575'10"180Simon FraserNew Westminster, BC 16
78Walter HowardDEAugust 22, 19556'5"223WyomingDetroit, MI 1
73Billy HowardDTJuly 17, 19506'4"252Alcorn St.Clarksdale, MS USA16
Les HugginsOctober 14, 19546'3"205York4
Gerry InglisCAugust 20, 19546'0"230Alberta4
74Greg JohnsonDEDecember 3, 19536'4"240Florida St.Leesburg, FL USA2
54Greg KindleGSeptember 16, 19506'4"265Tennessee St.Houston, TX USA7
Harry KrugerDBMarch 11, 19545'10"170Calgary3
Willie LeeDTJuly 13, 19506'5"249Bethune-CookmanDaytona Beach, FL USA1
56Leon LyszkiewiczDTJune 11, 19556'4"240AlbertaGrand Prairie, AB 16
Ron MabraDBJune 4, 19515'10"166HowardTalladega, AL USA1
55Duncan MacKinlayLBJanuary 3, 19566'3"220Western Ontario11
67John MalinoskyTMay 8, 19556'5"260Michigan StateVancouver, BC 16
John MartiniLBAugust 20, 19546'2"220Toronto5
35John McCorquindaleRBDecember 26, 19546'0"205Brigham Young16
29Mark MitchellDBJanuary 10, 19546'1"180TulaneLake Charles, LA USA1
64Bobby MoldenDEDecember 23, 19556'5"248Mississippi StatePascagoula, MS 3
66Butch NormanTAugust 23, 19526'6"250Alabama13
Bob O'DohertyWRApril 27, 19566'0"185Queen's12
24Walt PassagliaK/WRJanuary 11, 19575'11"183Simon FraserVancouver, BC 16
34Gord PatersonDB/WRSeptember 7, 19505'11"185Manitoba11
Vince PhasonDBMay 2, 19535'10"190ArizonaDenver, CO 16
Tennie PierceTESeptember 29, 19556'5"220California State - NorthridgeLos Angeles, CA 2
Reggie PiersonDBDecember 13, 19525'11"185Oklahoma St.Los Angeles, CA USA16
71Joe PoplawskiWRAugust 2, 19576'1"180AlbertaEdmonton, AB 2
Ed PrestonHBDecember 12, 19546'1"173Arkansas State6
James ReedLBOctober 10, 19556'2"230CaliforniaCorpus Christi, TX USA12
Larry RileyDBNovember 21, 19545'10"192SalemEustis, FL USA3
21Gary RosolowichDBSeptember 10, 19555'10"180Boise State16
Bernie RuoffKOctober 12, 19516'0"200SyracuseWest Germany, 160
52Tom SchulzLBJuly 16, 19546'2"210Simon Fraser16
Gary SilvestriDEJune 20, 19556'5"233PittsburghOyster Bay, NY 9
Bobby ThompsonTSeptember 9, 19596'8"290Kansas StateColumbus, OH 5
32Bob ToogoodLBSeptember 6, 19486'2"225Manitoba16
Bill TroupQBApril 2, 19516'5"220VirginiaPittsburgh, PA USA165
Charlie TurnerTDecember 12, 19446'3"255OhioBellaire, OH 11
Brad WagnerDBNovember 7, 19556'1"180Kansas StateSeneca, KS 3
Jim WashingtonRBOctober 13, 19516'0"205ClemsonWalterboro, SC 16
27Larry WashingtonRBNovember 9, 19546'1"210Tennessee6
Ricky WessonDBJune 29, 19555'9"163SMUDallas, TX USA10
Charles WilliamsDBSeptember 14, 19536'1"180Jackson St.Magee, MS USA1



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