1979 Richmond Spiders football team

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1979 Richmond Spiders football
Conference Independent
1979 record 0–11
Head coach Jim Tait (6th year)
Home stadium City Stadium
Seasons
← 1978
1980 →
1979 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 6 Florida State           11 1 0
No. 7 Pittsburgh           11 1 0
UNLV           9 1 2
No. 17 Temple           10 2 0
Tulane           9 3 0
Rutgers           8 3 0
East Carolina           7 3 1
No. 20 Penn State           8 4 0
South Carolina           8 4 0
Navy           7 4 0
Notre Dame           7 4 0
Southern Miss           6 4 1
Syracuse           7 5 0
Colgate           5 4 1
Boston College           5 6 0
Holy Cross           5 6 0
Memphis           5 6 0
Miami           5 6 0
North Texas State           5 6 0
Villanova           5 6 0
Virginia Tech           5 6 0
West Virginia           5 6 0
Georgia Tech           4 6 1
Louisville           4 6 1
Connecticut           3 6 2
William & Mary           4 7 0
Illinois State           3 8 0
Northeast Louisiana           3 8 0
Army           2 8 1
Air Force           2 9 0
Cincinnati           2 9 0
Richmond           0 11 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1979 Richmond Spiders football team represented the University of Richmond in the 1979 NCAA Division I-A football season.[1] The Spiders were led by sixth year head coach Jim Tait and played their home games at City Stadium.[2] They were classified as an Independent. The 1979 campaign marked Tait's final year as head coach after Richmond finished with a winless 0–11 record.[2][3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 8 at Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, Virginia L 0–31  
September 15 at VMI Alumni Memorial FieldLexington, Virginia L 7–17  
September 22 at Wyoming War Memorial StadiumLaramie, Wyoming L 7–9  
September 29 West Virginia City StadiumRichmond, Virginia L 18–20  
October 6 Arkansas State City Stadium • Richmond, Virginia L 3–24  
October 13 Duke City Stadium • Richmond, Virginia L 7–34  
October 20 at Virginia Tech Lane StadiumBlacksburg, Virginia L 0–34  
October 27 at Cincinnati Nippert StadiumCincinnati L 14–17  
November 3 Villanova City Stadium • Richmond, Virginia L 3–9  
November 10 at East Carolina Dowdy–Ficklen StadiumGreenville, North Carolina L 10–52  
November 17 at William & Mary Cary FieldWilliamsburg, Virginia (I-64 Bowl) L 10–24  

Roster[edit]

1979 Richmond Spiders football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB Reggie Evans So
QB Greg Gregory Sr
RB Barry Redden So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DT Mark Seale So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NCAA I-AA/FCS Teams". Richmond Spiders Program Overview. College Football Data Warehouse. 2013. Retrieved August 16, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "All-Time Coaching Records". Richmond Spiders. College Football Data Warehouse. 2013. Retrieved August 16, 2013. 
  3. ^ "1975–1979 Richmond Yearly Results". College Football Data Warehouse. 2013. Retrieved August 16, 2013.