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1979 Richmond Spiders football
ConferenceIndependent
1979 record0–11
Head coachJim Tait (6th year)
Home stadiumCity Stadium
Seasons
← 1978
1980 →
1979 Division I-A independents football records
v · d · e 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]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 8at VirginiaL 0–31
September 15at VMIL 7–17
September 22at WyomingL 7–9
September 29West VirginiaL 18–20
October 6Arkansas State
  • City Stadium
  • Richmond, Virginia
L 3–24
October 13Duke
  • City Stadium
  • Richmond, Virginia
L 7–34
October 20at Virginia TechL 0–34
October 27at CincinnatiL 14–17
November 3Villanova
  • City Stadium
  • Richmond, Virginia
L 3–9
November 10at East CarolinaL 10–52
November 17at William & MaryL 10–24

RosterEdit

1979 Richmond Spiders football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB Evans, ReggieReggie Evans So
QB Gregory, GregGreg Gregory Sr
RB Redden, BarryBarry Redden So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DT Seale, MarkMark Seale So
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

ReferencesEdit

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