1978 Green Bay Packers Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 8-7-1
Finishing 1st in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Bart Starr (8-7-1)
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin
1978 Green Bay Packers Statistics
1978 Green Bay Packers Results

The Green Bay Packers of the National Football League ended the 1978 season with a record of 8 wins and 7 losses and 1 ties, finishing first in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference.

The Packers ran up 249 points, while the defense gave up 269. Terdell Middleton carried the ball for a team-best 1,116 yards for Green Bay.

David Whitehurst passed for 2,093 yards. James Lofton snagged 46 passes for 818 yards. Barty Smith provided receiving help, too.

The sticky-fingered defense led the way with 47 turnovers. Willie Buchanon intercepted 9 opponent throws.

Bart Starr coached the team.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
60John AndersonRLBFebruary 14, 19566'3"226MichiganWaukesha, WI USA1312
70Bob BarberDEDecember 26, 19516'3"240Grambling St.Ferriday, LA USA160
75Carl BarzilauskasRDTMarch 19, 19516'6"271IndianaWaterbury, CT USA160
11David BeverlyPAugust 19, 19506'2"180AuburnSelma, AL USA160
85Elmo BoydWRJune 15, 19546'0"188East. KentuckyMuleshoe, TX USA20
28Willie BuchanonLCBNovember 4, 19506'0"190San Diego St.Oceanside, CA USA1616
77Mike ButlerLDEApril 4, 19546'5"265KansasWashington, DC USA1616
50Jim CarterLB-GOctober 18, 19486'3"235MinnesotaSt. Paul, MN USA140
53Frank ChesleyLBJuly 14, 19556'3"219WyomingWashington, DC USA10
82Paul CoffmanTEMarch 29, 19566'3"222Kansas St.St. Louis, MO USA160
31Jim CulbreathRBOctober 21, 19526'0"209OklahomaYeadon, PA USA120
65Mike DouglassLBMarch 15, 19556'0"220Arizona St.St. Louis, MO USA163
19Bobby DouglassQBJune 22, 19476'4"225KansasManhattan, KS USA120
57Derrel GofourthLGMarch 20, 19556'3"260Oklahoma St.Parsons, KS USA1616
24Johnnie GrayFSDecember 18, 19535'11"185Cal State-FullertonLake Charles, LA USA1616
51Jim GuenoLBJanuary 15, 19546'2"220TulaneCrowley, LA USA151
69Leotis HarrisGJune 28, 19556'1"267ArkansasLittle Rock, AR USA130
38Estus HoodDBNovember 14, 19555'11"183Illinois St.Hattiesburg, MS USA160
55Mike HuntMLBOctober 6, 19566'2"240MinnesotaMadison, WI USA160
71Melvin JacksonRGMay 5, 19546'1"267USCLos Angeles, CA USA160
58Danny JohnsonLBMay 7, 19556'1"215Tennessee St.Normandy, TN USA30
78Ezra JohnsonRDEOctober 2, 19556'4"250Morris BrownShreveport, LA USA1616
63Terry JonesNT-DTNovember 8, 19566'2"259AlabamaSandersville, GA USA160
68Greg KochRTJune 14, 19556'4"270ArkansasBethesda, MD USA1616
42Walter LandersRBJuly 4, 19536'0"214Clark (GA)Lanett, AL USA40
80James LoftonWRJuly 5, 19566'3"192StanfordFort Ord, CA USA1616
46Steve LukeSSSeptember 4, 19536'2"205Ohio St.Massillon, OH USA1616
13Chester MarcolKOctober 24, 19496'0"190HillsdaleOpole, Poland160
54Larry McCarrenCNovember 9, 19516'3"246IllinoisPark Forest, IL USA1616
29Mike McCoyRCBAugust 16, 19535'11"183ColoradoWest Memphis, AR USA1616
81Rich McGeorgeTESeptember 14, 19486'4"235ElonRoanoke, VA USA160
34Terdell MiddletonRBApril 8, 19556'0"198MemphisMemphis, TN USA1616
56Rick NuzumCJune 30, 19526'4"238KentuckyCharleston, WV USA160
84Steve OdomKRSeptember 5, 19525'8"173UtahOakland, CA USA120
74Dave RollerLDTOctober 28, 19496'2"270KentuckyDayton, TN USA160
66Paul RudzinskiLBJuly 28, 19566'1"220Michigan St.Detroit, MI USA160
36Howard SampsonDBJuly 7, 19565'10"185ArkansasBaytown, TX USA150
48Nate SimpsonRBNovember 30, 19545'11"189Tennessee St.Nashville, TN USA160
73Gerald SkinnerTSeptember 12, 19546'4"260ArkansasMalvern, AR USA150
33Barty SmithFBApril 23, 19526'3"240RichmondRichmond, VA USA160
16Dennis SproulQBJuly 17, 19566'2"210Arizona St.Downey, CA USA60
76Tim StokesLTMarch 16, 19506'5"252OregonOakland, CA USA1616
89Willie TaylorWRDecember 9, 19556'1"179PittsburghMontclair, NJ USA10
43Aundra ThompsonWRJanuary 2, 19536'1"186Texas A&M-CommerceDallas, TX USA1616
26Eric TorkelsonRBMarch 23, 19526'2"194ConnecticutTroy, NY USA140
20Walter TullisWRApril 12, 19536'0"170Delaware St.Americus, GA USA160
21Steve WagnerDBApril 18, 19546'2"208WisconsinMilwaukee, WI USA160
52Gary WeaverLLBMarch 13, 19496'1"224Fresno St.Florence, AL USA160
17David WhitehurstQBApril 27, 19556'2"204FurmanBaumhaulder, Germany1616