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The 1979 Temple Owls football team represented Temple University in the 1979 NCAA Division I-A football season.

1979 Temple Owls football
Temple T logo.svg
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
CoachesNo. 17
APNo. 17
1979 record10–2
Head coachWayne Hardin (9th season)
Home stadiumVeterans Stadium, Franklin Field
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

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 8at West VirginiaW 38–1634,299
September 15DrakeW 42–21-
September 22at DelawareW 31–1422,068
September 29Pittsburgh
  • Veterans Stadium
  • Philadelphia, PA
L 9–1034,039
October 6at RutgersW 41–20-
October 13Syracuse
  • Veterans Stadium
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 49–1718,504
October 20Cincinnati
  • Veterans Stadium
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 35–14-
November 3at HawaiiW 34–313,372
November 10Akron
  • Veterans Stadium
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 42–6-
November 17at Penn StateL 7–2276,000
November 24at VillanovaW 42–10-
December 15vs. California*W 28–1740,207
  • *Non-conference game

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RosterEdit

1979 Temple Owls football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 12 Brian Broomell Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DB Mark McCants
LB Mike Fuoco
LB Jay Gicker
DB/LB Brett Hardenstine
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1979 Temple Owls Schedule and Results - College Football at Sports-Reference.com". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 28 May 2018.