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Houston Oilers 1979 Roster

The 1979 Houston Oilers Roster consisted of 62 players that included 3 quarterbacks, 8 running backs, 8 wide receivers, 3 tight ends, 10 Offensive Linemen, 10 Defensive Linemen, 9 linebackers, 9 defensive backs, 1 kicker and 1 punter. They outscored their opponents by 31 points (362 points for and 331 points against) which led to their 11 - 5 record. View all of the players on the 1979 Oilers roster.

Houston Oilers 1979 Roster

   Coach: Bum Phillips
OFFENSEIVE PLAYERS DEFENSIVE PLAYERS
Player Pos Jersey Career Year*
Gifford Nielsen qb 2
Dan Pastorini qb 9
**Earl Campbell rb 2
Rob Carpenter rb 3
Boobie Clark rb 7
Ronnie Coleman rb 6
Rich Ellender rb 1
Kenny King rb 1
Tim Wilson rb 3
Jim Young rb 1
Ken Burrough wr 10
Rich Caster wr 10
Eddie Foster wr 3
Jeff Groth wr 2
Billy Johnson wr 6
Mike Renfro wr 2
Mike Barber te 4
Conrad Rucker te 2
David Carter ol 3
Curley Culp ol 12
**Leon Gray ol 7
Conway Hayman ol 6
Carl Mauck ol 11
Wes Phillips ol 1
Tom Randall ol 2
George Reihner ol 3
Morris Towns ol 3
Player Pos Jersey Career Year*
Jesse Baker dl 1
Steve Baumgartner dl 7
**Elvin Bethea dl 12
Andy Dorris dl 7
Ed Fisher dl 6
Ken Kennard dl 3
Mike Stensrud dl 1
James Young dl 3
Gregg Bingham lb 7
**Robert Brazile lb 5
Jimbo Elrod lb 4
Daryl Hunt lb 1
Mike Murphy lb 1
Art Stringer lb 3
Ted Thompson lb 5
Ted Washington lb 7
Willie Alexander db 9
Bill Currier db 3
Carter Hartwig db 1
Charles Jefferson db 1
Guido Merkens db 2
Vernon Perry db 1
**Mike Reinfeldt db 4
Greg Stemrick db 5
J.C. Wilson db 2
Special Team Players
Player Pos Jersey Career Year*
**Toni Fritsch k 8
Cliff Parsley p 3
*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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