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1978 Oregon Ducks football
ConferencePacific-10 Conference
1978 record2–9 (2–5 Pac-10)
Head coachRich Brooks (2nd season)
Home stadiumAutzen Stadium
Seasons
← 1977
1979 →
1978 Pacific-10 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 USC 6 1 0     12 1 0
#14 UCLA 6 2 0     8 3 1
Washington 6 2 0     7 4 0
Arizona State 4 3 0     9 3 0
#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 eighth in the Pac-10, and were outscored 212 to 173.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 9at Colorado*L 7–2445,389
September 16No. 8 USCL 10–3731,000
September 23TCU*
  • Autzen Stadium
  • Eugene, Oregon
L 10–1430,500
September 30at Wisconsin*L 19–2263,988
October 7at CaliforniaL 18–2140,350
October 14BYU*
  • Autzen Stadium
  • Eugene, Oregon
L 16–1724,500
October 21at WashingtonL 14–2049,602
October 28Washington State
  • Autzen Stadium
  • Eugene, Oregon
W 31–725,000
November 4at No. 9 UCLAL 21–2337,315
November 11Arizona
  • Autzen Stadium
  • Eugene, Oregon
L 3–2426,200
November 25at Oregon StateW 24–336,000
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll

RosterEdit

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
DB 24 Kay, JayJay Kay 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
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt
Source:[2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  • 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. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/oregon/1978.html. Retrieved September 7, 2016.
  2. "The lineups". Eugene Register-Guard ((Oregon)): p. 2B. September 16, 1978. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=xPlVAAAAIBAJ&sjid=CuIDAAAAIBAJ&pg=4615%2C4413247.
  3. "The lineups". Eugene Register-Guard ((Oregon)): p. 2C. October 21, 1978. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=85czAAAAIBAJ&sjid=_OEDAAAAIBAJ&pg=1945%2C6238977.
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