1979 Washington Redskins Roster

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 10-6
Finishing 3rd in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference
Coach: Jack Pardee (10-6)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
1979 Washington Redskins Statistics
1979 Washington Redskins Results

The Washington Redskins of the National Football League ended the 1979 season with a record of 10 wins and 6 losses, finishing third in the NFL's East Division of the National Football Conference.

The Redskins netted 348 points, and the defensive unit yielded 295. John Riggins carried the ball for a team-best 1,153 yards for Washington.

Joe Theismann threw for 2,797 yards. Danny Buggs grabbed 46 passes for 631 yards.

The sticky-fingered defense pounced on 47 turnovers. Lemar Parrish intercepted 9 opponent throws.

Jack Pardee coached the team.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
79Coy BaconRDEAugust 30, 19426'4"270Jackson St.Cadiz, KY USA1614
4Mike BraggPSeptember 26, 19465'11"186RichmondRichmond, VA USA160
69Perry BrooksDTDecember 4, 19546'3"264SouthernBogalusa, LA USA120
88Danny BuggsWRApril 22, 19536'2"188West VirginiaDuluth, GA USA1616
65Dave ButzLDTJune 23, 19506'7"291PurdueLafayette, AL USA1514
51Monte ColemanLBNovember 4, 19576'2"242Central ArkansasPine Bluff, AR USA160
63Fred DeanTMarch 30, 19556'3"253Texas SouthernGainesville, FL USA151
81Chris DeFranceWRSeptember 13, 19566'1"205Arizona St.Waldo, AR USA41
67Greg DubinetzGApril 15, 19546'4"260YaleChicago, IL USA150
86Phil DuBoisTENovember 16, 19566'2"220San Diego St.Rochester, MN USA150
59Brad DusekLLBDecember 13, 19506'2"220Texas A&MTemple, TX USA1616
30Ike ForteRBMarch 8, 19546'0"203ArkansasTexarkana, AR USA110
66Ted FritschCAugust 26, 19506'2"242St. NorbertGreen Bay, WI USA160
84Jean FugettTEDecember 16, 19516'3"225AmherstBaltimore, MD USA116
80Kris HainesWRJuly 23, 19575'11"183Notre DameAkron, OH USA10
34Bobby HammondRBFebruary 20, 19525'10"171Morgan St.Orangeburg, SC USA50
22Buddy HardemanKROctober 21, 19546'0"196Iowa St.Auburn, NY USA100
38Clarence HarmonRBNovember 30, 19555'11"204Mississippi St.Kosciusko, MS USA161
26Don HarrisDBFebruary 8, 19546'2"185RutgersElizabeth, NJ USA160
75Terry HermelingLTApril 25, 19466'5"255Nevada-RenoSanta Maria, CA USA1616
82Dallas HickmanDE-LBFebruary 16, 19526'6"238CaliforniaMartinez, CA USA160
27Ken HoustonSSNovember 12, 19446'3"197Prairie ViewLufkin, TX USA1313
58Don HoverMLBDecember 13, 19546'2"225Washington St.Seattle, WA USA167
77Joe JonesDEJanuary 7, 19486'6"250Tennessee St.Dallas, TX USA163
54Bob KuzielCJuly 24, 19506'4"255PittsburghNew Haven, CT USA1616
20Joe LavenderRCBFebruary 10, 19496'4"190San Diego St.Rayville, LA USA1614
71Karl LorchLDEJune 14, 19506'3"258USCHonolulu, HI USA1515
25Benny MaloneRBFebruary 3, 19525'10"193Arizona St.Tyler, TX USA1616
80John McDanielWRSeptember 23, 19516'1"193Lincoln (MO)Birmingham, AL USA152
11Kim McQuilkenQBFebruary 26, 19516'2"203LehighAllentown, PA USA30
57Rich MilotRLBMay 28, 19576'4"234Penn St.Coraopolis, PA USA147
3Mark MoseleyKMarch 12, 19485'11"202Texas A&MLaneville, TX USA160
29Mark MurphyFSJuly 13, 19556'4"210ColgateFulton, NY USA1616
52Neal OlkewiczMLBJanuary 30, 19576'0"230MarylandPhoenixville, PA USA169
24Lemar ParrishLCBDecember 13, 19475'11"185Lincoln (MO)West Palm Beach, FL USA1616
35Lonnie PerrinRBFebruary 3, 19526'1"222IllinoisNorfolk, VA USA50
23Tony PetersFSApril 28, 19536'1"187OklahomaOklahoma City, OK USA165
89Grady RichardsonTEApril 2, 19526'4"225Cal State-FullertonHouston, TX USA30
44John RigginsFBAugust 4, 19496'2"230KansasCentralia, KS USA1615
64Ron SaulLGFebruary 5, 19486'2"255Michigan St.Butler, PA USA1515
78Paul SmithDTAugust 13, 19456'3"256New MexicoAda, OK USA152
74George StarkeRTJuly 18, 19486'5"260ColumbiaNew York, NY USA1616
72Diron TalbertRDTJuly 1, 19446'5"255TexasPascagoula, MS USA1616
7Joe TheismannQBSeptember 9, 19496'0"192Notre DameNew Brunswick, NJ USA1616
83Ricky ThompsonWRMay 15, 19546'0"176BaylorEl Paso, TX USA1515
47Ray WaddyDBAugust 21, 19565'11"175Texas A&M-KingsvilleFreeport, TX USA160
85Don WarrenTEMay 5, 19566'4"242San Diego St.Bellingham, WA USA1610
73Jeff WilliamsRGApril 15, 19556'4"256Rhode IslandGloucester, MA USA1616
50Pete WysockiRLBOctober 3, 19486'2"225West. MichiganDetroit, MI USA169



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