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Houston Oilers 1978 Roster

The 1978 Houston Oilers Roster consisted of 66 players that included 4 quarterbacks, 11 running backs, 10 wide receivers, 3 tight ends, 9 Offensive Linemen, 11 Defensive Linemen, 7 linebackers, 9 defensive backs, 1 kicker and 1 punter. The 1978 Oilers sent 5 players to the Pro Bowl and finished the season with 4,949 total offensive yards gained compared to 5,197 total defensive yards allowed. They were outscored by their opponents by 15 points (283 points for and 298 points against) which led to their 10 - 6 record. View all of the players on the 1978 Oilers roster.

Houston Oilers 1978 Roster

   Coach: Bum Phillips
OFFENSEIVE PLAYERS DEFENSIVE PLAYERS
Player Pos Jersey Career Year*
Tom Duniven qb 2
Gifford Nielsen qb 1
Dan Pastorini qb 8
**Earl Campbell rb 1
Rob Carpenter rb 2
Ronnie Coleman rb 5
Anthony Davis rb 3
Brian Duncan rb 3
Al Johnson rb 6
Alvin Maxson rb 9
Larry Poole rb 4
Robert Turner rb 1
Tim Wilson rb 2
Jim Young rb 1
Ken Burrough wr 9
Rich Caster wr 9
Johnnie Dirden wr 1
Eddie Foster wr 2
Billy Johnson wr 5
Mike Renfro wr 1
Tommy Southard wr 2
Robert Woods wr 1
Mike Barber te 3
Conrad Rucker te 1
David Carter ol 2
**Curley Culp ol 11
Conway Hayman ol 5
Carl Mauck ol 10
George Reihner ol 2
John Schuhmacher ol 1
Morris Towns ol 2
Player Pos Jersey Career Year*
Steve Baumgartner dl 6
**Elvin Bethea dl 11
Jimmy Dean dl 1
Andy Dorris dl 6
Ed Fisher dl 5
Larry Harris dl 1
Ken Kennard dl 2
Greg Sampson dl 7
James Young dl 2
Gregg Bingham lb 6
**Robert Brazile lb 4
Steve Kiner lb 8
Art Stringer lb 2
Ted Thompson lb 4
Ted Washington lb 6
Willie Alexander db 8
Bill Currier db 2
Kurt Knoff db 2
Guido Merkens db 1
Mike Reinfeldt db 3
Greg Stemrick db 4
C.L. Whittington db 4
J.C. Wilson db 1
Special Team Players
Player Pos Jersey Career Year*
Toni Fritsch k 7
Cliff Parsley p 2
*denotes the number of years played in the NFL as of the year selected for the team.
**denotes the player played in the Pro Bowl.
 
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