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Arkansas State University All-Millennium Football Team

(For Immediate Release)

Jonesboro (9-22-99)- The votes are in. Over 1,000 votes were cast in late August and early September by the
readers of Tribal Grounds to choose an Arkansas State University All-Millennium Football Team.

Tribal Grounds is a free internet web site dedicated to the coverage of Arkansas State University sports that was born as
a publication in the 1980's. Tribal Grounds provides complete coverage of the Tribe by the Tribal Grounds staff as well
as a meeting place for ASU fans on the message boards and in the chat room and links to other sites and news of
interest to ASU fans from around the world.

The Offense
Position Name Years Played Career Notes
Quarterback Dwane Brown 84-87 Honorable Mention AP All-
America in 1986-87, Southland
Conference P layer of the Year in
1986, Led Indians to 1-AA
National Championship game in
1986, career statistics include
235-516 passing for 3,480 yards,
19 td and 24 int, 595-2192
rushing with 33 td, third in career
total offense with 5,672 yards.
Running Back Maurice Carthon 79-82 Two-time All-Southland
Conference, played in the NFL for
the New York Giants and
Indianapolis Colts, earning two
Super Bowl Championship rings,
led team in rushing in 1981-82
and in receiving in 1981.
Running Back Calvin Harrell 68-71 AFCA All-America in 1970-71,
member of the Southland
Conference All-First Decade team,
All-SLC three years, fifth round
draft choice of Miami Dolphins,
his #49 is one of only four
numbers retired by ASU, rushed
660-2,935 in career with 26 td,
gained 252 yards vs. Citadel in
1970, and led team to College
Division National Championship
that season.

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Wide Receiver Fred Barnett 86-89 T hird round draft choice of Eagles
and also played for the Dolphins,
NFL P ro Bowl in 1993, career
totals include 95 receptions for
1,571 yards and eight touchdowns,
this coming while playing in an
option offense.
Wide Receiver Lennie Johnson 95-98 ASU's career reception leader with
156 catches for 2,730 yards and
12 tds, has two top reception
seasons in school history, former
walk on.
Tight End Ron Teat 96-99 Only current Indian on team, had
61 receptions for 887 yards and 8
tds entering senior season,
honorable mention All-America
by Football News in 1998 and
Football News All-Independent in
Offensive Line Ken Jones 72-75 ASU's first division one All-
America, chosen by FWAA, Tim e,
and Football News in 1975, also
third team by AP, played in three
post season all-star games and was
drafted in the second round by the
Buffalo Bills where he started for
10 years, also played for the Jets.
Offensive Line Ray Brown 83-85 All-America Football News and
honorable mention AP in 1985,
selected in 8th round in 1985 and
has started in the NFL since that
Offensive Line Randy Barnhill 84-86 All-America in 1986 by AP,
AFCA and Football News,
honorable mention AP All-
America in 1984-85, first team
All-SLC three years.
Offensive Line T.J. Humphreys 73-76 First team AP All-America in
1976, first team All-SLC two
years, played in two post season
all-star games and drafted in 9th
round but chose to go to medical
school instead.
Center (tie) Dan Buckley 66-69 AP All-America in 1969 and SLC
All-First Decade Team, All-SLC
two seasons.
Center (tie) Jim Wiseman 84-87 All-America by AP and Football
News in 1987, honorable mention
All-America by AP in 1986, first
team All-SLC in 1986.
Place Kicker Scott Roper 86-87 Honorable mention All-America
AP in 1986, All-SLC that season,
hit 63 yard field goal vs. North
Texas in 1987, made 46
consecutive extra points at one
point in career, 6th on career
scoring list at ASU (170 points)
despite playing only two seasons.

The Defense
Position Name Years Played Career Notes
Defensive End Marvin Neloms 83-86 T hree time honorable mention
All-America AP, three time All-
Southland Conference first team,
ASU career leader in sacks with

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Defensive End Dave Muckensturm 69-72 First team All-SLC three years.

Defensive Line Carter Ray Crawford 84-85 First team All-America by AP,
Football News and AFCA in 1984
and 85, logged 89 tackles and
recovered six fumbles in 1984.
Defensive Line (tie) Charlie Fredrick 84-87 All-America in 1987 by AP,
Football News and AFCA,
honorable mention All-America
by AP in 1986, 21 career sacks is
second on ASU all-time list.
Defensive Line (tie) Clovis Swinney 67-69 All-America in 1969 by AP and
AFCA, two-time Southland
Conference Defensive P layer of
the Year, SLC All-First Decade
team, third round draft choice who
played for three NFL teams.
Linebacker Bill Bergey 65-68 AP and AFCA All-America in
1968, played in three post season
all star games, second round draft
choice who was a perennial All-
P ro selection, recorded 233
tackles in one season with Eagles,
All-SLC three times and SLC All-
First Decade Team, recorded 196
tackles in 1968 when he averaged
19.6 per game, both school
records, second on all-time tackle
chart at ASU and averaged 11.8
per game over course of career.
His #66 has been retired by ASU.
Linebacker Jerry Muckensturm 72-75 Honorable mention AP All-
America in 1975, SLC defensive
player of the year that season, 7th
round draft pick and long time
linebacker for the Chicago Bears,
career tackles leader at ASU with
Linebacker Dan Summers 62-65 AP All-America in 1964 and 65,
All-SLC both years.
Defensive Back Dennis Meyer 68-71 All-America by AP and AFCA in
1971, twice SLC Defensive P layer
of the Year, Defensive MVP of
P ecan Bowl in 1970 when ASU
won the National Championship,
drafted in 6th round and played
for two NFL teams and was a head
coach in the CFL, ASU career
interception leader with 27.
Defensive Back Roy Painter 73-76 AP honorable mention All-
America in 1976, SLC defensive
player of the year that season.
Defensive Back Elbert Shelley 83-86 Drafted in 11th round and went on
to be All-P ro player four times in
the NFL.
Defensive Back Tim Smiley 86-88 5th round draft choice who played
for the Redskins and Bills in the
Punter Kyle Richardson 92-95 First Team All-Big West in 1995,
has played for three NFL teams,
punted 274 times for 10, 917
career yards, his 42.1 average in
1994 is second all-time.

Head Coach
Larry Lacewell (1979-89)

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Larry Lacewell coached 11 seasons at Arkansas State posting an overall record of 69-58-4, making him the
winningest coach in school history. He led the Indians to the 1-AA playoffs four years in a row, including an appearance
in the championship game in 1986.

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