1978 Seattle Seahawks Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 9-7
Finishing 2nd in the NFL's West Division of the American Football Conference
Coach: Jack Patera (9-7)
Location: Seattle, Washington
1978 Seattle Seahawks Statistics
1978 Seattle Seahawks Results

The Seattle Seahawks 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 Seahawks chalked up 345 points, but the wobbly defensive unit conceded 358. Sherman Smith ran for a team-best 805 yards for Seattle, and David Sims also contributed to the rushing attack.

Jim Zorn triggered the aerial attack, passing for 3,283 yards. Steve Largent snagged 71 passes for 1,168 yards.

Cornell Webster intercepted 5 errant tosses from the opposition.

Jack Patera coached the team.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
64Charles AiuGMay 22, 19546'2"251HawaiiHonolulu, HI USA10
76Steve AugustRTSeptember 4, 19546'4"255TulsaJeannette, PA USA1414
27Autry BeamonSSNovember 12, 19536'1"190Texas A&M-CommerceTerrell, TX USA1616
63Nick BeboutLTMay 5, 19516'5"261WyomingRiverton, WY USA1616
58Terry BeesonMLBSeptember 19, 19556'3"240KansasCoffeyville, KS USA1616
31Tony BenjaminRBOctober 27, 19556'3"225DukeMonessen, PA USA61
68Dennis BoydLDTNovember 5, 19556'6"255Oregon St.Washington, DC USA1616
22Dave BrownRCBJanuary 16, 19536'1"190MichiganAkron, OH USA1616
72Louis BullardTMay 6, 19566'6"265Jackson St.Hernando, MS USA160
53Keith ButlerRLBMay 16, 19566'4"230MemphisAnniston, AL USA1614
67Bill CookeDTFebruary 26, 19516'5"249ConnecticutLowell, MA USA43
34Rufus CrawfordKRMay 21, 19555'10"180Virginia St.Gastonia, NC USA160
57Pete CronanLBJanuary 13, 19556'2"238Boston Col.Bourne, MA USA151
73Norm EvansTSeptember 28, 19426'5"250TCUSanta Fe, NM USA132
89Duke FergersonWRApril 21, 19546'1"189Washington St.Boise, ID USA160
36Ken GeddesLBSeptember 27, 19466'3"235NebraskaJacksonville, FL USA122
56Sammy GreenLLBOctober 12, 19546'2"228FloridaBradenton, FL USA1616
77Bill GregoryRDEDecember 14, 19496'5"255WisconsinGalveston, TX USA1614
44John HarrisFSJune 13, 19566'2"200Arizona St.Fort Benning, GA USA1616
1Efren HerreraKJuly 30, 19515'9"185UCLAGuadalajara, Mexico160
87Ron HowardTEMarch 3, 19516'4"229SeattleOakland, CA USA1611
24Al HunterRBFebruary 21, 19555'11"195Notre DameGreenville, NC USA165
26Kerry JustinDBMay 3, 19555'11"175Oregon St.New Orleans, LA USA160
70Dave KraayeveldDE-DTOctober 26, 19556'5"255Wisc-WhitewaterElkhorn, WI USA120
54Art KuehnCFebruary 12, 19536'3"257San Jose St.Victoria, BC Canada163
80Steve LargentWRSeptember 28, 19545'11"187TulsaTulsa, OK USA1616
3John LeypoldtKMarch 31, 19466'2"229Northern Virginia CCWashington, DC USA10
88Doug LongDBMay 24, 19556'0"189WhitworthSpokane, WA USA150
61Tom LynchLGMay 24, 19556'5"256Boston Col.Chicago, IL USA1616
84Sam McCullumWRNovember 30, 19526'2"203Montana St.McComb, MS USA1616
59Charles McShaneLBJanuary 4, 19546'3"230California LutheranLong Beach, CA USA140
16Steve MyerQBJuly 17, 19546'2"191New MexicoCovina, CA USA40
78Bob NewtonRGAugust 16, 19496'4"257NebraskaPomona, CA USA1616
71Steve NiehausRDTSeptember 25, 19546'4"263Notre DameCincinnati, OH USA146
88Brian PeetsTEJuly 15, 19566'4"225PacificStockton, CA USA80
62Ernie PriceLDESeptember 20, 19506'4"248Texas A&M-KingsvilleCorpus Christi, TX USA1211
83Steve RaibleWRJune 2, 19546'2"195Georgia TechLouisville, KY USA160
75Alden RocheDEApril 9, 19456'4"255SouthernNew Orleans, LA USA103
66Bill SandiferLDEJanuary 5, 19526'6"278UCLAQuantico, VA USA1513
81John SawyerTEJuly 26, 19536'2"230Southern MissBrookhaven, MS USA115
48Keith SimpsonDBMarch 9, 19566'1"195MemphisMemphis, TN USA132
35David SimsFBOctober 26, 19556'3"216Georgia TechAtlanta, GA USA129
47Sherman SmithRBNovember 1, 19546'4"225Miami (OH)Youngstown, OH USA1212
42Don TestermanFBNovember 7, 19526'2"230FerrumDanville, VA USA165
18Herman WeaverPNovember 17, 19486'4"210TennesseeVilla Rica, GA USA160
38Cornell WebsterLCBNovember 2, 19546'0"180UCLAGreeneville, TN USA1514
51John YarnoCDecember 17, 19546'5"251IdahoSpokane, WA USA1313
10Jim ZornQBMay 10, 19536'2"200Cal Poly-PomonaWhittier, CA USA1616



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