United States Football League (1983-1985)

USFL



 

Championship Games

YearWinner, ScoreRunner-up, ScoreMVP
1983Michigan Panthers  22Philadelphia Stars  21Bobby Hebert, Michigan, QB
1984Philadelphia Stars  23Arizona Wranglers  3Chuck Fusina, Philadelphia, QB
1985Baltimore Stars  28Oakland Invaders  24Kelvin Bryant, Baltimore, RB
 

Championship Game Notes:
1983 - Michigan 24 - Philadelphia 22
Bobby Hebert, Michigan (319 yards, 3 TDs passing)
Anthony Carter, Michigan (9-179, 1 TD receiving)
Chuck Fusina, Philadelphia (2 TDs passing)

1984 - Philadelphia 23 - Arizona 3
Chuck Fusina, Philadelphia (TD pass)
Kelvin Bryant, Philadelphia (TD rushing)
Frank Corrall, Arizona (1 FG)

1985 - Baltimore 28 - Oakland 24
Kelvin Bryant, Baltimore (23-103 yards, 3 TDs rushing, 5-56 yards receiving)
Chuck Fusina, Baltimore (15-26-155 yards, 1 TD passing)
Anthony Carter, Oakland (5-74, 1 TD receiving)


Annual Standings and Playoffs

1983

Atlantic DivisionWLTPct.PtsOpp
Philadelphia Stars15300.833379204
Boston Breakers11700.611399334
New Jersey Generals61200.333314437
Washington Federals41400.222297442
Central DivisionWLTPct.PtsOpp
Michigan Panthers12600.667451337
Chicago Blitz12600.667456271
Tampa Bay Bandits11700.611363378
Birmingham Stallions9900.500343326
Pacific DivisionWLTPct.PtsOpp
Oakland Invaders9900.500319317
Los Angeles Express81000.444296370
Denver Gold71100.389284304
Arizona Wranglers41400.222261442

Divisional Playoffs
Philadelphia 44 - Chicago 38 (OT)
Michigan 37 - Oakland 21

USFL Championship (@ Denver, Colorado)
Michigan 24 - Philadelphia 22


1984

Eastern Conference
Atlantic DivisionWLTPct.PtsOpp
Philadelphia Stars16200.889479225
New Jersey Generals14400.778430312
Pittsburgh Maulers31500.167259379
Washington Federals31500.167270492
Southern DivisionWLTPct.PtsOpp
Birmingham Stallions14400.778539316
Tampa Bay Bandits14400.778498347
New Orleans Breakers81000.444348395
Memphis Showboats71100.389320455
Jacksonville Bulls61200.333327455
Western Conference
Central DivisionWLTPct.PtsOpp
Houston Gamblers13500.722618400
Michigan Panthers10800.556400382
San Antonio Gunslingers71100.389309325
Oklahoma Outlaws61200.333251459
Chicago Blitz51300.278340466
Pacific DivisionWLTPct.PtsOpp
Los Angeles Express10800.556338373
Arizona Wranglers10800.556502284
Denver Gold9900.5356413
Oakland Invaders71100.389242348

Quarterfinals
Philadelphia 28 - New Jersey 7
Los Angeles 27 - Michigan 21 (3 OT)
Brimingham 36 - Tampa Bay 17
Arizona 17 - Houston 16

Semifinals
Arizona 35 - Los Angeles 23
Philadelphia 20 - Birmingham 10

USFL Championship (@ Tampa, Florida)
Philadelphia 23 - Arizona 3


1985

Eastern ConferenceWLTPct.PtsOpp
Birmingham Stallions13500.722436299
New Jersey Generals11700.611418378
Memphis Showboats11700.611429337
Baltimore Stars10710.583368260
Tampa Bay Bandits10800.556405422
Jacksonville Bulls9900.5407402
Orlando Renegades51300.278308481
Western ConferenceWLTPct.PtsOpp
Oakland Invaders13410.75473359
Denver Gold11700.611433389
Houston Gamblers10800.556544388
Arizona Outlaws81000.444376405
Portland Breakers61200.333275422
San Antonio Gunslingers51300.278296436
Los Angeles Express31500.167266456

Quarterfinals
Birmingham 22 - Houston 20
Memphis 48 - Denver 7
Oakland 30 - Tampa Bay 27
Baltimore 20 - New Jersey 17

Semifinals
Baltimore 28 - Birmingham 14
Oakland 28 - Memphis 19

USFL Championship (@ Meadowlands, New Jersey)
Baltimore 28 - Oakland 24


1986

The League folded before the season began

Liberty DivisionWLTPct.PtsOpp
Baltimore Stars0000.00000
Birmingham Stallions0000.00000
Memphis Showboats0000.00000
New Jersey Generals0000.00000
Independence DivisionWLTPct.PtsOpp
Arizona Outlaws0000.00000
Jacksonville Bulls0000.00000
Orlando Renegades0000.00000
Tampa Bay Bandits0000.00000

 


Awards and Honors

(AP) Associated Press
(TSN) The Sporting News
(USFL) League Award

YearMost Valuable Player (MVP) and/or Player of the Year (POY)
1983Kelvin Bryant, Philadelphia, RBMVP (AP, USFL)
Bobby Hebert, Michigan, QBPOY (TSN)
1984Jim Kelly, Houston, QBMVP (AP, USFL)
Chuck Fusina, Philadelphia, QBPOY (TSN)
1985Hershall Walker, New Jersey, RBMVP (AP, USFL),  POY (TSN)
Year Coach of the Year Award
1983Dick Coury, BostonUSFL, TSN
1984Jim Mora, PhiladelphiaUSFL, TSN
1985Rollie Dotsch, BirminghamUSFL, TSN
Year Rookie of the Year Award
1983No Award Given Out-
1984Jim Kelly, Houston, QBTSN
1985Doug Flutie, New Jersey-
YearDefensive Player of the Year Award
1983John Corker, Michigan, LBUSFL
1984Marcus Quinn, Oakland, DB USFL
1985Chuck Clanton, Birmingham, DB USFL
    
YearOutstanding Quarterback Award
1983Bobby Hebert, Michigan  
1984Chuck Fusina, Philadelphia  
1985Jim Kelly, Houston  
    
YearOutstanding Running Back Award
1983Hershall Walker, New Jersey  
1984Joe Cribbs, Birmingham  
1985Hershall Walker, New Jersey  
    
YearOutstanding Lineman Award
1983Kit Lathorp, Chicago  
1984Kit Lathorp, Arizona  
1985Reggie White, Memphis  
    
YearSpecial Teams Player of the Year Award
1983Stan Talley, Oakland, P  
1984Zenon Andrusyshyn, Tampa Bay, K  
1985Clarence Verdin, Houston, KR  
    
YearExecutive of the Year Award
1983Ray Chester, Oakland, TE  
1984Irv Eatman, Philadelphia, OL  
1985Reggie White, Memphis, DL  
    
YearMan of the Year Award
1983Carl Peterson, Philadelphia  
1984Carl Peterson, Philadelphia  
1985Jerry Sklar, Birmingham  

 


All-League Teams

1983

Pos.OffensePos.Defense
WRTrumaine Johnson, Chicago (USFL, TSN)DEMike Raines, Birmingham (USFL, TSN)
WREric Truvillion, Tampa Bay (USFL, TSN)DEKit Lathrop, Chicago (USFL, TSN)
OTIrv Eatman, Philadelphia (USFL, TSN)NTFred Nordgren, Tampa Bay (USFL)
   Calvin Turner, Denver (TSN)
OTRay Pinney, Michigan (USFL, TSN)OLBJohn Corker, Michigan (USFL, TSN)
OGBuddy Aydelette, Birmingham (USFL, TSN)OLBStan White, Chicago (USFL)
   Ben Needham, Boston (TSN)
OGThom Dornbrook, Michigan (USFL)ILBSam Mills, Philadelphia (USFL, TSN)
 Tyrone McGriff, Michigan (TSN)  
CBobby Van Duyne, Tampa Bay (USFL)ILBMarcus Marek, Boston (USFL)
 Bart Oakes, Philadelphia (TSN) Ray Bentley, Michigan (TSN)
TERaymond Chester, Oakland (USFL, TSN)CBJeff George, Tampa Bay (USFL)
   Clarence Chapman, Michigan (TSN)
QBBobby Hebert, Michigan (USFL, TSN)CBDavid Martin, Denver (USFL, TSN)
RBHerschel Walker, New Jersey (USFL, TSN)SLuther Bradley, Chicago (USFL)
   David Greenwood, Michigan (TSN)
RBKelvin Bryant, Philadelphia (USFL, TSN)SScott Woerner, Philadelphia (USFL, TSN)
KTim Mazzetti, Boston (USFL, TSN)KREric Robinson, Washington (USFL, TSN)
PStan Talley, Oakland (USFL)PRDavid Martin, Denver (USFL)
 Sean Landeta, Philadelphia (TSN) Anthony Carter, Michigan (TSN)

 

1984

Pos.OffensePos.Defense
WRRichard Johnson, Houston (USFL)DEJohn Lee, Arizona (USFL)
 Joey Walters, Washington (TSN) Karl Lorch, Arizona (TSN)
WRTrumaine Johnson, Arizona (USFL, TSN)DEPete Catan, Houston (USFL, TSN)
OTIrv Eatman, Philadelphia (USFL, TSN)DTKit Lathrop, Arizona (USFL, TSN)
OTPat Phenix, Birmingham (USFL)DTPete Kugler, Philadelphia (USFL) *
 Gary Zimmerman, Los Angeles (TSN)  
OGChuck Commiskey, Philadelphia (USFL)LBKiki DeAyala, Houston (USFL)
 Gerry Raymond, Oakland (TSN) James Harrell, Tampa Bay (TSN)
OGBuddy Aydelette, Birmingham (USFL, TSN)ILBSam Mills, Philadelphia (USFL)
   Howard Carson, Los Angeles (TSN)
CBart Oates, Philadelphia (USFL)ILBJim LeClair, New Jersey (USFL, TSN)
 Wayne Radloff, Michigan (TSN)  
TEDan Ross, New Orleans (USFL, TSN)LBEd Smith, Arizona (USFL)
   John Corker, Michigan (TSN)
QBJim Kelly, Houston (USFL)CBPeter Raeford, San Antonio (USFL)
 Chuck Fusina, Philadelphia (TSN) Jerry Holmes, Pittsburgh (TSN)
RBJoe Cribbs, Birmingham (USFL, TSN)CBGarcia Lane, Philadelphia (USFL)
   David Martin, Denver (TSN)
RBKelvin Bryant, Philadelphia (USFL, TSN)SMarcus Quinn, Oakland (USFL, TSN)
KToni Fritsch, Houston (USFL)SMike Lush, Philadelphia (USFL)
 Tony Zendejas, Los Angeles (TSN) Gary Barbaro, New Jersey (TSN)
PStan Talley, Oakland (USFL)KRDerrick Crawford, Memphis (USFL, TSN)
 Sean Landeta, Philadelphia (TSN)  
PRDavid Martin, Denver (USFL, TSN)

* The Sporting News only named 3 defensive Linemen

 

1985

Pos.OffensePos.Defense
WRJim Smith, Birmingham (USFL, TSN)DEJames Lockette, New Jersey (USFL)
   William Fuller, Baltimore (TSN)
WRRichard Johnson, Houston (USFL, TSN)DEReggie White, Memphis (USFL, TSN)
WRAnthony Carter, Oakland (TSN) *  
OTIrv Eatman, Baltimore (USFL, TSN)DTBruce Thornton, Denver (USFL)
   Gerald Bayless, New Orleans (TSN)
OTRay Pinney, Oakland (USFL)DTDave Tipton, Arizona (USFL)
 Gary Zimmerman, Los Angeles (TSN) Doug Smith, Birmingham (TSN)
OGBuddy Aydelette, Birmingham (USFL, TSN)LBSam Mills, Baltimore (USFL, TSN)
OGPat Saindon, Birmingham (USFL, TSN)LBKiki DeAyala, Houston (USFL)
   Herb Spencer, Birmingham (TSN) *
   Andy Hawkins, Houston (TSN) *
   John Nevens, Denver (TSN) *
   Howard Carson, Los Angeles (TSN) *
CKent Hull, New Jersey (USFL, TSN)CBKerry Justin, New Jersey (USFL)
   Jerry Holmes, New Jersey (TSN)
TEMarvin Harvey, Tampa Bay (USFL)CBDavid Martin, Arizona (USFL, TSN)
 Gordon Hudson, Los Angeles (TSN)  
QBJim Kelly, Houston (USFL, TSN)SChuck Clanton, Birmingham (USFL, TSN)
RBHerschel Walker, New Jersey (USFL, TSN)SMike Lush, Baltimore (USFL)
   Barney Bussey, Memphia (TSN
RBGary Anderson, Tampa Bay (USFL, TSN)KRClarence Verdin, Houston (USFL, TSN)
KBrian Franco, Jacksonville (USFL)PRGerald McNeil, Houston (USFL, TSN)
 Tony Zendejas, Los Angeles (TSN)  
PStan Talley, Oakland (USFL, TSN)

* The Sporting News named 3 Wide Receivers and 5 Linebackers


Annual Statistical Leaders

YearPassing LeadersCmpAttYdsTDPs
1983Bobby Hebert, Michigan257451356827
Fred Besana, Oakland345550398021
1984Chuck Fusina, Philadelphia302465383731
Jim Kelly, Houston370587521944
1985Walter Lewis, Memphis97184159316
 Jim Kelly, Houston360567462339
YearRushing LeadersAttYdsTDs 
1983Hershall Walker, New Jersey412181217 
1984Joe Cribbs, Birmingham29714678 
1985Hershall Walker, New Jersey438241121 
YearReceiving LeadersRecYdsTDs 
1983Trumaine Johnson, Chicago81132210 
1984Richard Johnson, Houston115145515 
Jim Smith, Birmingham8914818 
1985Richard Johnson, Houston103138414 
Leonard Harris, Denver10114328 
YearScoring/Kicking LeadersXPFGTDPts
1983David Trout, Philadelphia (Kicking)37280121
Hershall Walker, New Jersey0018110
1984Tony Fritsch, Houston (Kicking)67210130
Hershall Walker, New Jersey0021128
1985Hershall Walker, New Jersey0022132
Tony Fritsch, Houston (Kicking)59210122
YearInterceptionsNo.YdsTDs 
1983Luther Bradley, Chicago121671 
1984Marcus Quinn, Oakland122440 
1985Chuck Clanton, Birmingham162751 
YearKick ReturnsNo.YdsTDs 
1983Eric Robinson, Washington216091 
 Thomas Lott, New Jersey5311600 
1984Derrick Crawford, Memphis4712371 
1985Clarence Verdin, Houston287463 
 Jerry Parrish, Orlando5912572 
           
YearPunt ReturnsNo.YdsTDs 
1983Mike Williams, New Jersey151220 
 Lenny Willis, Chicago544891 
1984David Martin, Denver222991 
 Garcia Lane, Philadelphia484180 
1985Gerald McNeil, Houston395052 
YearSacksNo.
1983John Corker, Michigan28
1984John Lee, Arizona20
1985Dave Tipton, Arizona14
YearPuntingAvg
1983Stan Talley, Oakland44.0
1984Larry Swider, Pittsburgh42.0
1985Stan Talley, Oakland44.3
 

All-Time USFL Statistical Leaders

PassingYrsCmpAttYdsTDPs
Bobby Hebert, Michigan-Oakland1983-8577314071313781
Chuck Fusina, Phil-Baltimore1983-8584313821005166
John Reaves, Tampa Bay1983-8576613641001162
Jim Kelly, Houston1984-857301154984283
John Walton, Boston-N.O.1983-846101101732637
Fred Besana, Oakland1983-856361054726641
Doug Williams, Oklahoma-Ariz.1984-855321037673736
Cliff Stoudt, Birmingham1984-85478810647960
Greg Landry, Chicago-Arizona1983-84471783571742
Rick Nueheisel, San Antonio1984-85450804561032
Vince Evans, Chicago-Denver1984-85357736488326
Mike Kelley, TB-Memphis1983-85328546420321
Reggie Collier, Bir-Was-Orlando1983-85358695418120
Steve Young, Los Angeles1984-85316560410216
Mike Hohensee, Washington1983-84323590406326
Matt Robinson, Jack-Portland1984-85281545386922
Walter Lewis, Memphis1984-85258460345531
Alan Risher, Arizona1983-84299527339423
Brian Sipe, NJ-Jacksonville1984-85227413322521
Bob Lane, Birmingham1983-85227449302718
Bob Gagliano, Denver1984-85225389293115
Bobby Scott, New Jersey1983210374281311
Ed Luther, Jacksonville1985240400279216
Craig Penrose, Denver1983-84206346260517
Jimmy Jordan, Tampa Bay1983-85211354258318
Tom Ramsey, Los Angeles1983-84214398248715
Robbie Mahfouz, Jacksonville1984-85204347237913
Glen Carano, Pittsburgh1984190354236813
Frank Seurer, Los Angeles1984-85184374213710
Doug Flutie, New Jerey1985134281210913
Todd Dillon, Houston1984-85169305206910
Mike Rae, Los Angeles1983175319196411
Kim McQuilken, Washington198318833419127

 

RushingYrsAttYdsTDs
Hershall Walker, New Jersey1983-851143556254
Kelvin Bryant, Philadelphia-Balt.1983-85853405541
Tim Spencer, Chicago-Ari-Mem1983-85725315826
Gary Anderson, Tampa Bay1983-85641273139
Joe Cribbs, Birmingham1984-85564251415
John Williams, Michigan-Oak1983-85536246529
Kevin Long, Chicago-Arizona1983-85582231631
Curtis Bledsoe, Ariz-Was-Orlando1983-85522228210
Greg Boone, Tampa Bay1983-85478226216
Mike Rozier, Pittsburgh-Jack.1984-85543215315
Harry Sydney, Denver-Memphis1983-85482210323
Maurice Carthon, New Jersey1983-85548210220
Buford Jordan, N.O.-Portland1984-85379209313
Ken Lacy, Michigan1983-8436617288
Allen Harvin, Phil-Baltimore1983-85417171512
Larry Canada, Den-Chi1983-85353171210
Arthur Wittingham, Oakland1983-8539715766
Todd Fowler, Houston1984-85262140514
Bill Johnson, Denver1984-85248139317
Billy Taylor, Washington1983-8431312565
Kevin Nelson, Los Angeles1984-8531911838
Richard Crump, Boston-NO-Orlando1983-8523711679
Mel Gray, Los Angeles1984-8525811514
Walter Lewis, Memphis1984-8512511439
Abert Bentley, Mich-Oakland1984-8520910604
Ken Talton, Birmingham1983-8426410566
Reggie Collier, Bir-Was-Orlando1983-85155103317
Otis Brown, Arizona1985229103112
Sam Harrell, Houston1984-85189102321
Earl Gant, Birmingham1983-852459866
Eric Jordan, Oakland1984-851959489
Leon Perry, Birmingham1984-8522489017
Craig James, Washington1983-842188846
Steve Young, Los Angeles1984-851358839
Cliff Stoudt, Birmingham1984-8514887714
Scott Stamper, San Antonio1984-852508719
Larry Mason, Jacksonville1984-8519482612
Tom Newton, Oakland1984-852037368
Marcus Dupree, NO-Portland1984-8516275310

 

Receiving (Receptions)YrsRec.YdsTDs
Jim Smith, Birmingham1983-85227355931
Joey Walters, Wash-Orlando1983-85219315324
Richard Johnson, Houston1984-85218283929
Gorden Banks, Oakland1983-85187290712
Scott Fitzkee, Philadelphia-Balt.1983-85183250815
Trumaine Johnson, Chicago-Ariz.1983-84171259023
Eric Truvillion, Tampa Bay1983-85167258230
Gary Anderson, Tampa Bay1983-8516717076
Anthony Carter, Michigan-Oak.1983-85160304227
Ricky Sanders, Houston1984-85149191618
Derek Holloway, Michigan-Oak1983-85148285427
Jackie Flowers, Az-Chi-Pitt-Orl1983-85144214624
Willie Collier, Phil-Baltimore1983-85142200114
Kelvin Bryant, Philadelphia-Balt.1983-8514112706
Mark Keel, Ari-Chi-Jack1983-8514116504
Frank Lockett, Bos-NO-Portland1983-85136252814
Leonard Harris, Denver1984-85136208912
Derrick Crawford, Memphis1984-85131176021
Hershall Walker, New Jersey1983-8513014847
Marvin Harvey, Tampa Bay1984-85129167112
JoJo Townsell, Los Angeles1983-85126199216
Willie Gillespie, Tampa Bay1983-85121192910
Danny Buggs, Tampa Bay-SA1983-8511617497
Darryl Mason, Birmingham1983-8511612708
Mike Cobb, Michigan-Oakland1983-85115131910
Billy Taylor, Washington1983-841159103
Greg Anderson, Pitt-Arizona1984-85114190911
Alton Alexis, Jacksonville1984-8511214308
Kris Haines, LA-Chicago-LA1983-85110169710
Dan Ross, No-Portland1984-8510613557
Alphonso Williams, Okla-Arizona1984-85105210715
Perry Kemp, Jacksonville1984-8510316456
Al Williams, Ok-Arizona1984-85101210715
Sam Bowers, New Jersey1983-8510117397
Vincent White, Denver1983-8510110517
Clarence Verdin, Houston1984-85100131912
Ricky Ellis, Los Angeles1983-85949077
Gerald McNeil, Houston1984-859315187
Larry Brodsky, Tampa Bay1984-859313969
Jerry Gordon, San Antonio 1984-8589134111
Nolan Franz, Bos-NO-Portland1983-858912386
Don Roberts, San Antonio1984-858910335
Scott McGhee, Houston1984-858713088
Ron Wheeler, Okl-Arizona1984-858611387
Tony Boddie, Los Angeles1983-85837284
Gary Shirk, Memphis1984-85808403
Sam Harrell, Houston1984-85767954
Marc Lewis, Denver19857512076
Allen Harvin, Phil-Baltimore1983-85745462
Steve Folsom, Phil-Baltimore1983-85737757
Anthony Allen, Los Angeles1983-847111486
Joey Jones, Birmingham1984-8569133513
David Riley, Phil-Baltimore1983-85698664
Larry Mason, Jacksonville1984-85695835
Ray Chester, Oakland1983689515
Clarence Collins, New Jersey1984-856710698
Neil Balholm, Arizona-Denver1983-84677485
Mike Harris, Washington1983-84669563
Gary Clark, Jacksonville1984-85668212
Ken Dunek, Phi-Baltimore1983-85627021
Tom McConnaughey, New Jersey1983-84599164
Greg Moser, Memphis19855711456
Walter Broughton, Michigan-NJ1984-85569528
Clarles Smith, Boston19835410095

 

ScoringYrsXPFGXP2TDPts
Hershall Walker, New Jersey1983-8500261370
David Trout, Philadelphia-Balt.1983-851247600354
Novo Bojovic, Michigan-Oakland1983-851525800326
Zenon Andrusyshun, Tampa Bay1983-851385400300
Tim Mazzetti, Bost-N.O.-Port.1983-85986400290
Kelvin Bryant, Philadelphia-Balt.1983-8500047282
Gary Anderson, Tampa Bay1983-8500045270
Tony Fritsch, Houston1984-851264200252
Danny Miller, Jack.-Birmingham1984-851183210216
Tony Zendejas, Los Angeles-Ariz.1984-85694500204
Roger Ruzek, New Jersey1984-85993400202
Frank Corrall, Chicago-Ariz.1983-851003310201
Kevin Long, Chicago-Arizona1983-8500033198
Brian Speelman, Denver1983-85804100194
Alan Duncan, Memphis1984-85803700191
Jim Smith, Birmingham1983-8500035186
John Williams, Michigan-Oak1983-8500031186
Tim Spencer, Chic-Arizona1983-8500030180
Eric Truvillion, Tampa Bay1983-8500030180
Brian Franco, Jacksonville1984-85633900180
Richard Johnson, Houston1984-8500029174
Anthony Carter, Michigan-Oak1983-8500028168
Nick Mike-Mayer, San Anton.1984-85573600165
Derek Holloway, Michigan-Oak1983-8500027162
Harry Sydney, Denver-Memphis1983-8500027162

 

Kick Scoring LeadersYrsPATFGPTs
David Trout, Philadelphia-Balt.1983-8512476354
Novo Bojovic, Michigan-Oakland1983-8515258326
Zenon Andrusyshun, Tampa Bay1983-8513854300
Tim Mazzetti, Bost-N.O.-Port.1983-859864290
Tony Fritsch, Houston1984-8512642252
Danny Miller, Jack.-Birmingham1984-8511832216
Tony Zendejas, Los Angeles-Ariz.1984-856945204
Roger Ruzek, New Jersey1984-859934202
Frank Corrall, Chicago-Ariz.1983-8510033201
Brian Speelman, Denver1983-858041194
Alan Duncan, Memphis1984-858037191
Brian Franco, Jacksonville1984-856339180
Nick Mike-Mayer, San Anton.1984-855736165
Kevin Shea, Oakland1983-845829145
Jeff Brockhaus, Wash-Orlando1984-856320123
Scott Norwood, Birmingham1983-843828122
Jim Asmus, Arizona-Denver1983,854421107
Vince Abbott, Los Angeles1983311782
Kevin Seibel, Chicago 1984341682
Efren Herrera, Oklahoma1984231568
     
InterceptionsYrsNo.YdsTDs
Luther Bradley, Chi-Ariz-Hou1983-85283662
Chuck Clanton. Birmingham1984-85265244
Marcus Quinn, Oakland-TB1983-85233310
Mike Lush, Philadelphia1983-85232901
Mike Guess, Wash-Orlando1983-85181360
Jeff George, Tampa Bay-Orl1983-85172190
David Martin, Denver1983-85161510
Don Bessillieu, Jacksonvile1984-85141761
David Dumars, Denver-Bir1983-85132841
Jon Sutton, Phil-Baltimore1983-85132070
Dennis Woodberry, Birm1984-85121310
     
Kickoff Return LeadersYrsNo.YdsTDs
Eric Robinson, Washington1983-846616821
Derrick Crawford, Memphis1984-855815001
Lonnie Harris, Okla-Arizona1984-856314320
Clarence Verdin, Houston1984-855313894
Alvin Bailey, Tampa Bay1983-857113840
Tony Boddie, Los Angeles1984-858512990
Jerry Parrish, Orlando19855912572
Thomas Lott, New Jersey19835311600
Glenn Ford, Denver-Chicago1983-845111430
Leonard Harris, Denver1984-854310860
Aubrey Matthews, Jacksonville1983-84489890
Poncho James, Oak-Chicago 1983-84479860
Mark Tolbert, Arizona1983-84449760
Marc Lewis, Oakland1983-84419630
   
Punt Return LeadersYrsNo.YdsTDs
David Martin, Denver 1983-85809070
Gerald McNeil, Houston1984-85708283
Garcia Lane, Phil-Baltimore1984-85948220
Alvin Bailey, Tampa Bay1983-85947070
Lenny Willis, Chicago-Ariz1983-84655451
Gordon Banks, Oakland1983-85685210
Lonnie Harris, Was-Az-Den1984-85504390
Anthony Carter, Michigan-Oak1983-85454081
Scott Woerner, Philadelphia1983-85433980
Eric Robinson, Washington1983-84523860
Anthony Allen, Los Angeles1983-84513380
Thad McFadden, Birmingham1985333280
Gerald McNeil, Houston1984-85343262
         
SacksYrsNo.  
John Corker, Michigan-Memphis1983-8541.5  
Fred Nordgren, Tampa Bay1983-8529.5  
Kit Lathrop, Chicago-Arizona1983-8529.0  
Karl Lorch, Chicago-Arizona1983-8529.0  
Calvin Turner, Denver1983-8529.0  
Pete Catan, Houston1984-8527.0  
Dave Tipton, Michigan-Arizona1983, 8526.0  
Eddie Weaver, Los Angeles1983-8526.0  
John Lee, Arizona1984-8524.0  
Reggie White, Memphis1984-8523.5  
Don Fielder, Phil-Baltimore1983-8523.5  
Monte Bennett, Oakland1983-8523.5  
James Lockette, New Jersey1983-8523.0  
Junior Ah You, Chi-NO-Ariz.1983-8521.5  
Joe Ehrmann, Chi-Arz-Orl1983-8521.0  
Sam Clancy, Pitt-Memphis1984-8520.0  
Dave Browning, Oakland1984-8519.5  
Ron Pagget, Michigan-Bir1983-8518.0  
Herb Spencer, Birmingham1983-8518.0  
Ken Times, TB-Chi-Orl1983-8518.0  
     
PuntingYrsNo.YdsAvg
Stan Talley, Oakland1983-852631131643.0
Sean Landeta, Philadelphia-Balt1983-85204849041.6

 

All Time Total Yardage Leaders (Years Played)Com-App-Yds-TDPs (Pass)Att-Yds-TDs (Rush)Yds-TDs (Total)
Bobby Hebert, Michigan-Oakland (1983-85)773-1407-13137-8158-137-513274-86
Chuck Fusina, Phil-Baltimore (1983-85)843-1382-10051-66161-774-410825-70
Jim Kelly, Houston (1984-85)730-1154-9842-83113-663-610505-89
John Reaves, Tampa Bay (1983-85)766-1364-10011-620-0-010011-62
Fred Besana, Oakland (1983-85)636-1054-7266-4180-328-67594-47
Cliff Stoudt, Birmingham (1984-85)478-810-6479-60148-877-147356-74
John Walton, Boston-N.O. (1983-84)610-1101-7326-3720-28-37354-43
Doug Williams, Oklahoma-Arizona (1984-85)532-1037-6737-3655-171-46908-40
Rick Nueheisel, San Antonio (1984-85)450-804-5610-4391-408-36018-46
Greg Landry, Chicago-Arizona (1983-84)471-783-5717-4239-92-25809-44
Hershall Walker, New Jersey (1983-85)0-0-0-01143-5562-545562-54
Vince Evans, Chicago-Denver (1984-85)357-736-4883-2673-427-135310-39
Reggie Collier, Bir-Was-Orlando (1983-85)358-695-4181-20155-1033-175214-37
Steve Young, Los Angeles (1984-85)316-560-4102-16135-883-94985-25
Walter Lewis, Memphis (1984-85)258-460-3455-31125-1143-94598-40
Mike Kelley, TB-Memphis (1983-85)328-546-4203-2127-135-64338-27
Mike Hohensee, Washington (1983-84)323-590-4063-2640-141-44204-30
Kelvin Bryant, Philadelphia-Bal (1983-85)0-0-0-0853-4055-414055-41
Matt Robinson, Jack-Portland (1984-85)281-545-3869-2220-63-23932-24

 

All Time All-Purpose Yardage Leaders (Years Played)Att-Yds-TDs(Rush)Rec-Yds-TDs (Receiving)KR-Yds-TDs (KRs)PR-Yds-TDs (PRs)Yds-TDs (Total)
Hershall Walker, New Jersey (1983-85)1143-5562-54130-1484-7 3-693-69-00-0-07115-61
Kelvin Bryant, Philadelphia-Balt. (1983-85) 853-4055-41 141-1270-60-0-00-0-05325-47
Gary Anderson, Tampa Bay (1983-85)641-2731-39167-1707-65-106-04-22-04566-45
Tim Spencer, Chicago-Ari-Mem (1983-85)725-3158-2698-1047-40-0-00-0-04205-30
Jim Smith, Birmingham (1983-85)6-61-4227-3559-310-0-00-0-03620-35
Joe Cribbs, Birmingham (1984-85)564-2514-1580-787-60-0-00-0-03301-21
Gorden Banks, Oakland (1983-85)5-20-0187-2907-123-27-068-521-03475-12
Derrick Crawford, Memphis (1984-85) 13-27-0131-1760-2158-1500-111-183-13470-23
Anthony Carter, Michigan-Oak. (1983-85) 0-0-0160-3042-270-0-045-408-13450-28
Leonard Harris, Denver (1984-85)0-0-0136-2089-1243-1086-07-31-03206-12
Joey Walters, Wash-Orlando (1983-85)1-18-0219-3153-240-0-00-0-03171-24
Kevin Long, Chicago-Arizona (1983-85)582-2316-3193-711-20-0-00-0-03027-33
Allen Harvin, Phil-Baltimore (1983-85)417-1715-1274-546-233-765-10-0-03026-14
Curtis Bledsoe, Ariz-Was-Orlando (1983-85)522-2282-1089-616-17-109-00-0-03007-11
Greg Boone, Tampa Bay (1983-85)478-2262-1687-627-26-101-00-0-02990-18
Richard Johnson, Houston (1984-85)6-34-0218-2839-296-109-00-0-02982-29
Harry Sydney, Denver-Memphis (1983-85)482-2103-2385-739-46-49-00-0-02891-27
John Williams, Michigan-Oak (1983-85)536-2465-2946-334-20-0-00-0-02799-31
Clarence Verdin, Houston (1984-85)7-20-0100-1319-1253-1389-40-0-02728-16
Buford Jordan, N.O.-Portland (1984-85) 379-2093-1357-619-50-0-00-0-02712-18
Trumaine Johnson, Chicago-Ariz. (1983-84)136-2528-147-40-00-0-00-0-02630-23
Frank Lockett, Bos-NO-Portland (1983-85)167-2582-302-11-02-66-00-0-02605-14
Eric Truvillion, Tampa Bay (1983-84)183-2508-154-11-00-0-00-0-02593-30
Scott Fitzkee, Philadelphia-Balt. (1983-85) 183-2508-150-0-00-0-00-0-02508-15
Eric Robinson, Washington (1983-84)62-147-027-249-066-1682-152-3862455-1

 


Other USFL Information

Unofficial USFL Hall of Fame
2006 Inductees
RB Hershall Walker, New Jersey
QB Jim Kelly, Houston
WR Anthony Carter, Michigan-Oakland
DE Reggie White, Memphis
Coach - Jim Mora, Philadelphia-Baltimore

2007 Inductees
QB Bobby Hebert, Michigan-Oakland
RB Kelvin Bryant, Philadelphia
WR Trumaine Johnson, Chicago-Arizona
LB Sam Mills, Philadelphia-Baltimore
OT Gary Zimmerman, Los Angeles

2008 Inductees
no info available

Records:
(4-07-85)   Hershall Walker, New Jersey 233 yds Rushing (Record)
(2-24-85)     Jim Kelly, Houston 574 Yds Passing (Record)
(4-14-84)   JoJo Townsell, Los Angeles 249 Yds Receiving (Record)

High Scoring Games:
1984
Jacksonville 53 - Washington 14
Birmingham 54 - Memphis 6
Memphis 52 - Houston 34
Houston 54 - Jacksonville 7
1985
Houston 50 - Tampa Bay 28
Denver 51 - Los Angeles 0


All Time USFL Team (Voted by the Fans)

FIRST TEAM
Pos.Offensive Team
QBJim Kelly, Houston
RBKelvin Bryant, Philadelphia/Baltimore
RBHerschel Walker, New Jersey
WRAnthony Carter, Michigan/Oakland
WRJim Smith, Birmingham
TEDan Ross, New Orleans/Portland
OTIrv Eatman, Philadelphia/Baltimore
OTGary Zimmerman, Los Angeles
OGNate Newton, Tampa Bay
OGTom Thayer, Chicago/Arizona
CBart Oates, Philadelphia/Baltimore
KNovo Bojovic, Michigan/Oakland
Pos.Defensive Team
DEWilliam Fuller, Philadelphia/Baltimore
DEReggie White, Memphis
DTPete Kugler, Philadelphia/Baltimore
DTKit Lathrop, Chicago/Arizona
LBJohn Corker, Michigan/Memphis
LBSam Mills, Philadelphia/Baltimore
LBGary Plummer, Oakland
CBLuther Bradley, Chicago/Ariz./Houston
CBFrank Minnifield, Chicago/Arizona
SGary Barbaro, New Jersey
SDavid Greenwood, Michigan/Oakland
PSean Landeta, Philadelphia/Baltimore
KRMel Gray, Los Angeles
PRMel Gray, Los Angeles
 
CoachJim Mora, Philadelphia/Baltimore
 
SECOND TEAM
Pos.Offensive Team
QBBobby Hebert, Michigan/Oakland
RBGary Anderson, Tampa Bay
RBJoe Cribbs, Birmingham
WRTrumaine Johnson, Chicago/Arizona
WRRichard Johnson, Houston
TERaymond Chester, Oakland
OTPat Phenix, Birmingham
OTRay Pinney, Oakland
OGChuck Commiskey, Phil./Baltimore
OGBuddy Aydelette, Birmingham
OGTyrone McGriff, Michigan/Memphis
CKent Hull, New Jersey
KTony Zendejas, Los Angeles
 
Pos.Defensive Team
DEKarl Lorch, Chicago/Arizona
DEKeith Millard, Jacksonville
DTJunior Ah You, Chicago/NO/Arizona
DTCoy Bacon, Washington
LBRay Bentley, Michigan/Oakland
LBKiki DeAyala, Houston
LBVaughan Johnson, Jacksonville
CBMossy Cade, Memphis
CBAntonio Gibson, Philadelphia/Baltimore
SLuther Bradley, Chicago/Ariz./Houston
SDoug Plank, Chicago
PJeff Gossett, Chicago/Portland
KRHenry (Gizmo) Williams, Memphis
PRAnthony Carter, Michigan/Oakland
 
CoachJack Pardee, Houston
CoachSteve Spurrier, Tampa Bay
   
   
  HONORABLE MENTION
QBChuck Fusina, Phil./Baltimore
WRTrumaine Johnson, Chicago-Ariz.
WRJoey Walters, Wash-Orlando
DEJohn Lee, Arizona
DEPete Catan, Houston
NTFred Nordgren, Tampa Bay
DTDave Tipton, Arizona
CBDavid Martin, Denver
DBMike Lush, Philadelphia/Baltimore
DBChuck Clanton, Birmingham
DBMarcus Quinn, Oakland
PStan Talley, Oakland
KRClarence Verdin, Houston

 


All Time Greatest USFL Player - Hershall Walker's Pro Football Career Statss

YearTeamGAttYdAvgTD RecYdsAvgTD KRYdsTDs APTDsPts
1983NJ Generals (USFL)2041218124.417 534899.21 3690 237018108
1984New Jersey Generals2029313394.616 4052813.25 000 186721126
1985New Jersey Generals2043824115.521 3746712.61 000 287822132
                      
1986Dal Cowboys (NFL)161517374.912 76837112 000 15741484
1987Dallas Cowboys122098914.37 6071511.91 000 1606848
1988Dallas Cowboys1636115144.25 535059.52 000 2019742
1989Dallas-Minnesota162509153.77 4042310.62 133741 17121060
1990Minnesota Vikings161847704.25 3531594 449660 2051954
1991Minnesota Vikings151988254.210 332046.20 5830 11121060
1992Philadelphia Eagles1626710704.08 382787.32 3690 14171060
1993Philadelphia Eagles161747464.31 756108.13 111840 1540424
1994Philadelphia Eagles161135284.75 50500102 215811 1609848
1995New York Giants16311264.10 312347.51 418810 124116
1996Dallas Cowboys1610838.31 78912.70 277790 95116
1997Dallas Cowboys166203.30  1414910.62  5011670  1336212
         
12 NFL Seasons187195482254.261 51248599.521 21550842 1816884504
3 USFL Seasons54114355624.954 130148411.47 3690 711561366
         
15 Pro Seasons2413097137874.6115 64263439.928 21851532 25283145870

Other NFL Notes:
1990 - 1-2, 12 yards passing
1992 - 0-1, 0 yards passing
Selected to 2 Pro Bowls (1987 & 1988)
Named All-Pro twice (1987 & 1988)

Other NFL Notes:
1990 - 1-2, 12 yards passing
1992 - 0-1, 0 yards passing
Selected to 2 Pro Bowls (1987 & 1988)
Named All-Pro twice (1987 & 1988)

Competed in the 1988 Winter Olympics (2-Man Bobsled)
6.15 60 yard dash world record in 1982

College Football - Georgia University

YearTeamAttYdAvgTD RecYdsAvgTD KRYdsTDs APTDsPts
1980Georgia (12-0)27416165.915 77010.00 81190 18051590
1981Georgia (10-2)38518914.918 14946.02 4920 206720120
1982Georgia (11-1)33517525.216 68917.81 2360 187717102
Total(33-3)99452595.349  262439.23  142470  574952312*

* Note - 314 total points, (one 2 point conversion), also, 0-1 passing

College Accolades
1980 - National Champs, Unanimous All-American, 3rd in Heisman Trophy Ballot
1981 - Unanimous All-American, 2nd in Heisman Trophy Ballot
1982 - Unanimous All-American, Heisman Trophy winner, also won Maxwell Award and Walter Camp Award as Best College Football  of the Year

College Stats do not include Bowl games
1980 Sugar Bowl - defeated Notre Dame 17-10 - 150 yards rushing, 2 TDs, Game MVP to clinch #1 ranking
1981 Sugar Bowl - lost to Pittsburgh 24-20 (no info on bowl stats)
1982 Sugar Bowl - lost to Penn State 27-23 (no info on bowl stats)

High School Football - Johnson County High School, Wrightsville, GA
1976- 6-3-1 record, 270 yards rushing
1977- 6-4-0 record, 900 yards rushing
1978- 9-4-0 record, 1800 yards rushing (Regional Champs)
1979- 14-1-0 record, 3167 yards rushing (State Champs)
Totals - 35-12-1 record, 784 carries-6137 rushing yards, 86 TDs
Named Parade Magazine's National High School Player of the Year in 1979


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USFL Info Site

Paul Reeth's USFL Web Site

"Remember the USFL" Web Site

Robert Ricker's Virtual USFL Blog

Stephen Jesse's "This is the USFL" Web Site

Tom Hefner and Richie Franklin's Philadelphia/Baltimore Stars Web Site


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