1979 New York Jets Roster

Quarterbacks
#
Player
17
Matt Robinson / QB
G: 15 / GS: -- / Age: 24
College: Georgia
4
Pat Ryan / QB
G: 1 / GS: -- / Age: 24
College: Tennessee
14
Richard Todd / QB
G: 15 / GS: -- / Age: 25
College: Alabama

Running Backs
#
Player
46
Woody Bennett / RB
G: 15 / GS: -- / Age: 24
College: Miami
25
Scott Dierking / RB
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 24
College: Purdue
21
Clark Gaines / RB
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 25
College: Wake Forest
42
Bruce Harper / RB
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 24
College: Kutztown
33
Kevin Long / RB
G: 12 / GS: -- / Age: 24
College: South Carolina
44
Tom Newton / RB
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 25
College: California

Wide Receivers & Tight Ends
#
Player
83
Jerome Barkum / TE
G: 13 / GS: -- / Age: 29
College: Jackson State
84
Paul Darby / WR
G: 15 / GS: -- / Age: 23
College: Texas State
80
Roger Farmer / WR
G: 4 / GS: -- / Age: 23
College: Baker
81
Derrick Gaffney / WR
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 24
College: Florida
89
Bobby Jones / WR
G: 10 / GS: -- / Age: 24
College: Millikin
86
Bob Raba / TE
G: 8 / GS: -- / Age: 24
College: Maryland
82
Mickey Shuler / TE
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 23
College: Penn State
85
Wesley Walker / WR
G: 9 / GS: -- / Age: 24
College: California

Offensive Linemen
#
Player
60
Dan Alexander / OG
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 24
College: Louisiana State
68
Eric Cunningham / OG
G: 11 / GS: -- / Age: 22
College: Penn State
65
Joe Fields / C
G: 15 / GS: -- / Age: 25
College: Widener
67
Ed McGlasson / C
G: 7 / GS: -- / Age: 23
College: Youngstown State
79
Marvin Powell / OT
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 24
College: Southern California
66
Randy Rasmussen / OG
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 34
College: Nebraska-Kearney
61
John Roman / OT
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 27
College: Idaho State
70
Stan Waldemore / OG
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 24
College: Nebraska
72
Chris Ward / OT
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 23
College: Ohio State

Defensive Linemen
#
Player
99
Mark Gastineau / DE
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 22
College: East Central (OK)
73
Joe Klecko / DT
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 26
College: Temple
93
Marty Lyons / DT
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 22
College: Alabama
77
Joe Pellegrini / DT
G: 4 / GS: -- / Age: 23
College: Idaho
76
Lawrence Pillers / DE
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 26
College: Alcorn State
74
Abdul Salaam / DT
G: 12 / GS: -- / Age: 26
College: Kent State
71
Bob Winkel / DT
G: 15 / GS: -- / Age: 24
College: Kentucky

Linebackers
#
Player
54
Stan Blinka / LB
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 22
College: Sam Houston State
51
Greg Buttle / LB
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 25
College: Penn State
55
Ron Crosby / LB
G: 12 / GS: -- / Age: 24
College: Penn State
63
John Hennessy / LB
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 24
College: Michigan
59
Bob Martin / LB
G: 2 / GS: -- / Age: 25
College: Nebraska
53
Mike McKibben / LB
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 23
College: Kent State
58
Mark Merrill / LB
G: 6 / GS: -- / Age: 24
College: Minnesota
50
John Sullivan / LB
G: 12 / GS: -- / Age: 23
College: Illinois

Defensive Backs
#
Player
26
Donald Dykes / DB
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 24
College: Southeastern Louisiana
40
Bobby Jackson / DB
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 22
College: Florida State
29
Johnny Lynn / DB
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 22
College: UCLA
37
Tim Moresco / DB
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 25
College: Syracuse
22
Burgess Owens / DB
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 28
College: Miami
48
Ken Schroy / DB
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 27
College: Maryland
23
Shafer Suggs / DB
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 26
College: Ball State
38
Ed Taylor / DB
G: 4 / GS: -- / Age: 26
College: Memphis

Specialists
#
Player
1
Dave Jacobs / K
G: 4 / GS: -- / Age: 22
College: Syracuse
5
Pat Leahy / K
G: 6 / GS: -- / Age: 28
College: St. Louis
2
Toni Linhart / K
G: 5 / GS: -- / Age: 37
College: Austria Tech School
15
Chuck Ramsey / P
G: 16 / GS: -- / Age: 27
College: Wake Forest
10
Richie Szaro / K
G: 1 / GS: -- / Age: 31
College: Harvard

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