1979 Detroit Lions Roster

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Player
40
Jimmy Allen / DB
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 27
College: UCLA
42
Nate Allen / DB
G: 3 / GS: -- / Age: 31
College: Texas Southern
47
John Arnold / WR
G: 7 / GS: -- / Age: 24
College: Wyoming
60
Al Baker / DE
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 22
College: Colorado State
76
Karl Baldischwiler / OT
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 23
College: Oklahoma
89
Luther Blue / WR
G: 9 / GS: -- / Age: 25
College: Iowa State
73
Russ Bolinger / OG
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 25
College: Long Beach State
27
Luther Bradley / DB
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 24
College: Notre Dame
53
Jon Brooks / LB
G: 15 / GS: -- / Age: 22
College: Clemson
24
Dexter Bussey / RB
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 27
College: Texas-Arlington
31
Ken Callicutt / RB
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 24
College: Clemson
66
Karl Chandler / C
G: 1 / GS: -- / Age: 27
College: Princeton
63
Garry Cobb / LB
G: 8 / GS: -- / Age: 22
College: Southern California
50
Eddie Cole / LB
G: 15 / GS: -- / Age: 22
College: Mississippi
70
Keith Dorney / OT
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 21
College: Penn State
72
Cleveland Elam / DT
G: 8 / GS: -- / Age: 27
College: Tennessee State
61
Homer Elias / OG
G: 15 / GS: -- / Age: 24
College: Tennessee State
48
Ken Ellis / DB
G: 7 / GS: -- / Age: 32
College: Southern
78
Doug English / DT
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 26
College: Texas
57
Ken Fantetti / LB
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 22
College: Wyoming
65
Amos Fowler / C
G: 12 / GS: -- / Age: 23
College: Southern Mississippi
58
Dennis Franks / C
G: 13 / GS: -- / Age: 26
College: Michigan
38
Lawrence Gaines / RB
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 25
College: Wyoming
71
Dave Gallagher / DE
G: 10 / GS: -- / Age: 27
College: Michigan
79
William Gay / DE
G: 15 / GS: -- / Age: 24
College: Southern California
17
Jerry Golsteyn / QB
G: 1 / GS: -- / Age: 25
College: Northern Illinois
51
James Harrell / LB
G: 9 / GS: -- / Age: 22
College: Florida
81
David Hill / TE
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 25
College: Texas A&M-Kingsville
28
James Hunter / DB
G: 15 / GS: -- / Age: 25
College: Grambling
10
Scott Hunter / QB
G: 13 / GS: -- / Age: 31
College: Alabama
44
Ernie Jackson / DB
G: 2 / GS: -- / Age: 29
College: Duke
46
Doug Jones / DB
G: 10 / GS: -- / Age: 29
College: Cal State-Northridge
32
Rick Kane / RB
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 24
College: San Jose State
25
Horace King / RB
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 26
College: Georgia
19
Jeff Komlo / QB
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 23
College: Delaware
26
Tony Leonard / DB
G: 1 / GS: -- / Age: 26
College: Virginia Union
48
Eddie Lewis / DB
G: 8 / GS: -- / Age: 25
College: Kansas
62
Don Morrison / OT
G: 15 / GS: -- / Age: 29
College: Texas-Arlington
80
Ulysses Norris / TE
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 22
College: Georgia
55
Ed O'Neil / LB
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 27
College: Penn State
44
Dave Parkin / DB
G: 9 / GS: -- / Age: 23
College: Utah State
43
Don Patterson / DB
G: 2 / GS: -- / Age: 22
College: Georgia Tech
67
Wally Pesuit / OG
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 25
College: Kentucky
75
Dave Pureifory / DE
G: 15 / GS: -- / Age: 30
College: Eastern Michigan
14
Joe Reed / QB
G: 2 / GS: -- / Age: 31
College: Mississippi State
1
Benny Ricardo / K
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 25
College: San Diego State
36
Bo Robinson / RB
G: 14 / GS: -- / Age: 23
College: West Texas A&M
82
Ken Sanders / DE
G: 5 / GS: -- / Age: 29
College: Howard Payne
87
Freddie Scott / WR
G: 14 / GS: -- / Age: 27
College: Amherst
15
Tom Skladany / P
G: 2 / GS: -- / Age: 24
College: Ohio State
46
Jimmy Stewart / DB
G: 5 / GS: -- / Age: 25
College: Tulsa
12
Larry Swider / P
G: 14 / GS: -- / Age: 24
College: Pittsburgh
54
Larry Tearry / C
G: 11 / GS: -- / Age: 23
College: Wake Forest
39
Leonard Thompson / WR
G: 15 / GS: -- / Age: 27
College: Oklahoma State
52
Dave Washington / LB
G: 7 / GS: -- / Age: 31
College: Alcorn State
18
Gene Washington / WR
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 32
College: Stanford
59
Charlie Weaver / LB
G: 8 / GS: -- / Age: 30
College: Southern California
21
Walt Williams / DB
G: 12 / GS: -- / Age: 25
College: New Mexico State
47
Robert Woods / WR
G: 1 / GS: -- / Age: 24
College: Grambling

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