1978 Oregon Ducks football team

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1978 Oregon Ducks football
Conference Pacific-10 Conference
1978 record 2–9 (2–5 Pac-10)
Head coach Rich Brooks (2nd season)
Home stadium Autzen Stadium
Seasons
← 1977
1979 →
1978 Pacific-10 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 2 USC $ 6 1 0     12 1 0
No. 14 UCLA 6 2 0     8 3 1
Washington 6 2 0     7 4 0
Arizona State 4 3 0     9 3 0
No. 17 Stanford 4 3 0     8 4 0
California 3 4 0     6 5 0
Arizona 3 4 0     5 6 0
Oregon 2 5 0     2 9 0
Oregon State 2 6 0     3 7 1
Washington State 1 7 0     3 7 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1978 Oregon Ducks football team represented the University of Oregon in the Pacific-10 Conference (Pac-10) during the 1978 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Ducks compiled a 2–9 record (2–5 against Pac-10 opponents), finished in eighth place in the Pac-10, and were outscored by their opponents, 212 to 173.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 9 Colorado* Folsom FieldBoulder, Colorado L 7–24    
September 16 USC Autzen StadiumEugene, Oregon L 10–37    
September 23 TCU Autzen StadiumEugene, Oregon L 10–14    
September 30 Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, Wisconsin L 19–22    
October 7 California California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, California L 18–21    
October 14 BYU* Autzen StadiumEugene, Oregon L 16–17    
October 21 Washington Husky StadiumSeattle, WA (Rivalry) L 14–20    
October 28 Washington State Autzen StadiumEugene, Oregon W 31–7    
November 4 UCLA Rose Bowl (stadium)Pasadena, California L 21–23    
November 11 Arizona Autzen StadiumEugene, Oregon L 3–24    
November 24 Oregon State Parker StadiumCorvallis, Oregon (Civil War) W 24–3    
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Pacific Time.

Roster[edit]

1978 Oregon Ducks football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 45 Beekley, BruceBruce Beekley Sr
DT 92 Dion, TerryTerry Dion Jr
LB 16 Hinkle, BryanBryan Hinkle So
DE 90 Elshire, NeilNeil Elshire Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

References[edit]

  • McCann, Michael C. (1995). Oregon Ducks Football: 100 Years of Glory. Eugene, Oregon: McCann Communications Corp. ISBN 0-9648244-7-7.
  1. ^ "1978 Oregon Ducks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 7, 2016.