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1979 Green Bay Packers Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 5-11
Finishing 4th in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Bart Starr (5-11)
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin
1979 Green Bay Packers Statistics
1979 Green Bay Packers Results

The Green Bay Packers of the National Football League ended the 1979 season with a record of 5 wins and 11 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's Central Division of the National Football Conference.

The Packers eked out just 246 points, and the defense yielded 316. David Whitehurst threw for 2,247 yards. Paul Coffman snagged 56 passes, while James Lofton accumulated 968 receiving yards.

Terdell Middleton carried the ball for a team-best 495 yards for Green Bay, and Eric Torkelson also contributed to the rushing attack.

Johnnie Gray picked off 5 opponent throws.

Bart Starr coached the team.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
59John AndersonLBFebruary 14, 19566'3"226MichiganWaukesha, WI USA72
32Steve AtkinsRBJune 22, 19566'0"216MarylandSpotsylvania, VA USA71
70Bob BarberDEDecember 26, 19516'3"240Grambling St.Ferriday, LA USA160
75Carl BarzilauskasDTMarch 19, 19516'6"271IndianaWaterbury, CT USA50
11David BeverlyPAugust 19, 19506'2"180AuburnSelma, AL USA160
19Tom BirneyKAugust 11, 19566'4"220Michigan St.Bellshill, Scotland60
77Mike ButlerLDEApril 4, 19546'5"265KansasWashington, DC USA1414
88Ron CassidyWRJuly 23, 19576'0"184Utah St.Ventura, CA USA80
82Paul CoffmanTEMarch 29, 19566'3"222Kansas St.St. Louis, MO USA1616
31Jim CulbreathRBOctober 21, 19526'0"209OklahomaYeadon, PA USA40
10Lynn DickeyQBOctober 19, 19496'3"214Kansas St.Paola, KS USA53
53Mike DouglassRLBMarch 15, 19556'0"220Arizona St.St. Louis, MO USA1616
73Earl EdwardsLDTMarch 17, 19466'7"260Wichita St.Statesboro, GA USA90
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 USA160
69Leotis HarrisRGJune 28, 19556'1"267ArkansasLittle Rock, AR USA1512
38Estus HoodLCBNovember 14, 19555'11"183Illinois St.Hattiesburg, MS USA1616
55Mike HuntLBOctober 6, 19566'2"240MinnesotaMadison, WI USA30
40Eddie IveryRBJuly 30, 19576'0"210Georgia TechMcDuffie, GA USA10
71Melvin JacksonGMay 5, 19546'1"267USCLos Angeles, CA USA160
99Charles JohnsonRDTJune 29, 19576'1"262MarylandBaltimore, MD USA1612
90Ezra JohnsonRDEOctober 2, 19556'4"250Morris BrownShreveport, LA USA1111
39Sammy JohnsonRBSeptember 22, 19526'0"223North CarolinaBurlington, NC USA30
63Terry JonesLDTNovember 8, 19566'2"259AlabamaSandersville, GA USA126
85Bobby KimballWRMarch 12, 19576'1"190OklahomaCamarillo, CA USA70
63Greg KochRTJune 14, 19556'4"270ArkansasBethesda, MD USA1616
79Mark KoncarLTMay 5, 19536'5"271ColoradoMurray, UT USA1212
42Walter LandersRBJuly 4, 19536'0"214Clark (GA)Lanett, AL USA90
72Kit LathropDE-NTMay 10, 19566'5"255Arizona St.San Jose, CA USA20
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, Poland100
54Larry McCarrenCNovember 9, 19516'3"246IllinoisPark Forest, IL USA1616
29Mike McCoyRCBAugust 16, 19535'11"183ColoradoWest Memphis, AR USA1616
62Joe McLaughlinLBJuly 1, 19576'1"235MassachusettsStoneham, MA USA30
78Casey MerrillDE-DTJuly 16, 19576'4"254California-DavisOakland, CA USA130
34Terdell MiddletonRBApril 8, 19556'0"198MemphisMemphis, TN USA1412
43Henry MonroeDBDecember 30, 19565'11"180Mississippi St.Mobile, AL USA30
84Steve OdomKRSeptember 5, 19525'8"173UtahOakland, CA USA90
30Ricky PattonRBApril 6, 19545'11"190Ferris St.Flint, MI USA61
58Paul RudzinskiLBJuly 28, 19566'1"220Michigan St.Detroit, MI USA110
36Howard SampsonDBJuly 7, 19565'10"185ArkansasBaytown, TX USA160
61Dave SimmonsLBJanuary 19, 19576'4"221North CarolinaGoldsboro, NC USA160
48Nate SimpsonRBNovember 30, 19545'11"189Tennessee St.Nashville, TN USA150
33Barty SmithRBApril 23, 19526'3"240RichmondRichmond, VA USA60
58Steve StewartLBMay 1, 19566'2"217MinnesotaMinneapolis, MN USA30
76Tim StokesTMarch 16, 19506'5"252OregonOakland, CA USA164
89Aundra ThompsonWRJanuary 2, 19536'1"186Texas A&M-CommerceDallas, TX USA1515
83John ThompsonTEJanuary 18, 19576'3"228Weber St.Jackson, MS USA160
26Eric TorkelsonFBMarch 23, 19526'2"194ConnecticutTroy, NY USA148
87Walter TullisWRApril 12, 19536'0"170Delaware St.Americus, GA USA160
20Wylie TurnerDBApril 19, 19575'10"182Angelo State (TX)Dallas, TX USA120
21Steve WagnerDBApril 18, 19546'2"208WisconsinMilwaukee, WI USA160
52Gary WeaverLLBMarch 13, 19496'1"224Fresno St.Florence, AL USA140
65Mike WellmanCJuly 15, 19566'3"253KansasNewton, KS USA160
17David WhitehurstQBApril 27, 19556'2"204FurmanBaumhaulder, Germany1313
50Rich WingoMLBJuly 16, 19566'1"230AlabamaElkhart, IN USA1614



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