1978 Season

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1978 Varsity Football Team

Overall Record: 9-0-1
Regular Season Record:
Combined Statistics:

Head Coach: Mike Currence (3rd Year)
Record To-Date at Massillon: 25-4-1

Team Captains: Brent Offenbecher, Darren Longshore, Richard Cleveland, Curtis Strawder

All-Ohio: Brent Offenbecher (1st), Curtis Strawder (2nd), Darren Longshore (3rd), Jeff Pedro (HM), Eric Barnard (HM)

All-American Conference Standings:
Massillon (4-0-1)
Canton McKinley (4-1)
Warren Harding (3-1-1)
Steubenville (1-4)
Niles (1-4)
Alliance (1-4)

Playoff Assignment/Computer Ranking: Division I, Region 3, 14th
Tournament Results: Did not qualify

All-Time Record: 556-162-35
Series Record vs. Canton McKinley: 46-32-5

Noteworthy Items: (1) Massillon defeated Perry 27-6 in the first of six consecutive openers vs. the Panthers. (2) The Tigers preserved an unbeaten season with two 4th quarter TDs against McKinley, winning 13-10. (3) Although unbeaten, Massillon failed to qualify for the playoffs due to a weaker than average schedule .

OpponentRecordH/AMass.Opp.W/LAttendanceMedia Links*Statistics Links
Massillon Perry4-6H276W17,930Game StoryGame Stats
Alliance3-7A372W9,000Game StoryGame Stats
East Liverpool4-6H407W11,500Game StoryGame Stats
Niles3-7A277W6,065Game StoryGame Stats
Cleveland Benedictine4-6H310W10,100Game StoryGame Stats
Steubenville2-7-1H270W10,284Game StoryGame Stats
Massillon Jackson5-5H420W13,000Game StoryGame Stats
Warren Harding7-2-1A77T8,900Game StoryGame Stats
Canton Timken1-8-1A270W4,200Game StoryGame Stats
Canton McKinley7-2H1310W21,575Game StoryGame Stats
TOTAL27839112,554Season Stats