1978 Oakland Raiders Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 9-7
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: John Madden (9-7)
Location: Oakland, California
1978 Oakland Raiders Statistics
1978 Oakland Raiders Results

The Oakland Raiders of the National Football League ended the 1978 season with a record of 9 wins and 7 losses, finishing second in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference.

The Raiders scored 311 points, while the defensive squad surrendered 283. Mark van Eeghen ran for a team-best 1,080 yards for Oakland.

Ken Stabler passed for 2,944 yards. Dave Casper paced pass catchers, hauling in 62 passes for 852 yards. Cliff Branch provided receiving help, too.

Charlie Phillips snatched 6 errant tosses from the opposition.

John Madden coached the team.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
40Pete BanaszakRBMay 21, 19445'11"210Miami (FL)Crivitz, WI USA160
46Warren BankstonRB-TEJuly 22, 19476'4"235TulaneBaton Rouge, LA USA80
56Jeff BarnesLBMarch 1, 19556'2"223CaliforniaPhiladelphia, PA USA160
25Fred BiletnikoffWRFebruary 23, 19436'1"190Florida St.Erie, PA USA162
81Morris BradshawWROctober 19, 19526'1"195Ohio St.Highland, IL USA1614
21Cliff BranchWRAugust 1, 19485'11"170ColoradoHouston, TX USA1616
24Willie BrownDBDecember 2, 19406'1"195Grambling St.Yazoo City, MS USA132
73Dave BrowningRDEAugust 18, 19566'5"245WashingtonSpokane, WA USA127
82Larry BrunsonWRAugust 11, 19495'11"180MesaLittle Rock, AR USA20
64George BuehlerGAugust 10, 19476'2"260StanfordWhittier, CA USA10
87Dave CasperTESeptember 26, 19516'4"240Notre DameBemidji, MN USA1616
88Raymond ChesterTEJune 28, 19486'3"232Morgan St.Cambridge, MD USA160
20Neal ColziePRFebruary 28, 19546'2"200Ohio St.Fitzgerald, GA USA160
50Dave DalbyCOctober 19, 19506'3"247UCLAAlexandria, MN USA1616
28Clarence DavisRBJune 28, 19495'10"195USCBirmingham, AL USA22
36Mike DavisDBApril 15, 19566'3"203ColoradoLos Angeles, CA USA161
29Hubert GinnRBJanuary 4, 19475'10"185Florida A&MSavannah, GA USA10
8Ray GuyPDecember 22, 19496'3"195Southern MissSwainsboro, GA USA160
39Willie HallRILBSeptember 30, 19496'2"223USCMontrose, GA USA1111
23Harold HartRBJuly 13, 19526'0"206Texas SouthernLake City, FL USA70
37Lester HayesLCBJanuary 22, 19556'0"200Texas A&MHouston, TX USA1616
83Ted HendricksLOLBNovember 1, 19476'7"220Miami (FL)Guatemala City, Guatemala1616
57John HuddlestonLBApril 10, 19546'3"231UtahLos Angeles, CA USA110
11David HummQBApril 2, 19526'2"188NebraskaLas Vegas, NV USA160
42Monte JacksonRCBJuly 14, 19535'11"193San Diego St.Sherman, TX USA1614
58Monte JohnsonLILBOctober 26, 19516'4"239NebraskaDenver, CO USA1413
70Henry LawrenceRTSeptember 26, 19516'4"272Florida A&MDanville, PA USA1616
14Errol MannKJune 27, 19416'0"200North DakotaBreckenridge, MN USA160
53Rod MartinRILBApril 7, 19546'2"218USCWelch, WV USA158
65Mickey MarvinRGOctober 5, 19556'4"270TennesseePisgah Forest, NC USA1414
71Lindsey MasonTAugust 1, 19556'5"265KansasBaltimore, MD USA160
72John MatuszakLDEOctober 25, 19506'8"272MissouriMilwaukee, WI USA1616
76Mike McCoyDTSeptember 6, 19486'5"284Notre DameErie, PA USA153
47Charlie PhillipsSSDecember 22, 19526'2"215USCGreenville, MS USA1616
77Charles PhilyawDEFebruary 25, 19546'9"276Texas SouthernShreveport, LA USA153
84Derrick RamseyTEDecember 23, 19566'4"230KentuckyHastings, FL USA160
27Randy RichDBDecember 28, 19535'10"178New MexicoBakersfield, CA USA20
35Terry RobiskieRBNovember 12, 19546'1"210LSUNew Orleans, LA USA75
74Dave RoweDTJune 20, 19456'7"280Penn St.Neptune, NJ USA11
34Booker RussellRBFebruary 28, 19566'2"223Texas St.Belton, TX USA160
78Art ShellLTNovember 26, 19466'5"265Md-Eastern ShoreCharleston, SC USA1616
60Otis SistrunkNTSeptember 18, 19466'4"265noneColumbus, GA USA1616
12Ken StablerQBDecember 25, 19456'3"215AlabamaFoley, AL USA1616
80Joe StewartWRNovember 18, 19555'11"180MissouriEvanston, IL USA160
66Steve SylvesterCMarch 4, 19536'4"260Notre DameCincinnati, OH USA162
32Jack TatumFSNovember 18, 19485'10"200Ohio St.Cherryville, NC USA1515
67Pat ToomayDEMay 17, 19486'5"247VanderbiltPomona, CA USA162
63Gene UpshawLGAugust 15, 19456'5"255Texas A&M-KingsvilleRobstown, TX USA1616
30Mark van EeghenFBApril 19, 19526'2"223ColgateCambridge, MA USA1616
41Phil VillapianoROLBFebruary 26, 19496'2"225Bowling GreenLong Branch, NJ USA1616
54Robert WattsLBJune 16, 19546'3"218Boston Col.New York, NY USA20
52Greg WestbrooksLBFebruary 24, 19536'2"215MesaChicago, IL USA10
22Arthur WhittingtonKRSeptember 4, 19555'11"185SMUCuero, TX USA169