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1983 Final USFL Standings

   Atlantic             W  L  T   Pct Pts  Ave Opp  Ave  Diff     Home      Div     
  Philadelphia     15  3  0  .833 379 21.1 204 11.3   9.8   8  1  0   4  2  0

  Boston           11  7  0  .611 399 22.2 334 18.6   3.6   7  2  0   5  1  0  

  New Jersey        6 12  0  .333 314 17.4 437 24.3  -6.9   3  6  0   3  3  0  

  Washington        4 14  0  .222 297 16.5 442 24.6  -8.1   3  6  0   1  5  0   

   Central              W  L  T   Pct Pts  Ave Opp  Ave  Diff     Home      Div      
  Michigan         12  6  0  .667 451 25.1 337 18.7   6.4   6  3  0   4  2  0 

  Chicago          12  6  0  .667 456 25.3 271 15.1  10.2   7  2  0   4  2  0   

  Tampa Bay        11  7  0  .611 363 20.2 378 21.0  -0.8   6  3  0   2  4  0  

  Birmingham        9  9  0  .500 343 19.1 326 18.1   1.0   5  4  0   2  4  0   

   Pacific              W  L  T   Pct Pts  Ave Opp  Ave  Diff     Home      Div     
   Oakland           9  9  0  .500 319 17.7 317 17.6   0.1   6  3  0   4  2  0  

   Los Angeles       8 10  0  .444 296 16.4 370 20.6  -4.2   6  3  0   4  2  0   

   Denver            7 11  0  .389 284 15.8 304 16.9  -1.1   4  5  0   2  4  0   

   Arizona           4 14  0  .222 261 14.5 442 24.6 -10.1   3  6  0   2  4  0   

* - Go to individual team season summary pages by clicking team names above; click link below to see full 1983 Regular Season Schedule/Results and links to individual game box scores.

1983 Regular Season Schedule and Results

1983 USFL Playoffs

(Bold = game winner; CAPS = home team; Links below to game box scores; All times EDT)

USFL Semifinal Playoff Games   

Saturday, July 9, 1983

PHILADELPHIA STARS 44, Chicago Blitz 38 {OT}                                                                (1:30 pm / ABC) 

Sunday, July 10, 1983

MICHIGAN PANTHERS 37, Oakland Invaders 21                                                                  (1:30 pm / ABC)

 

USFL Championship Game   

Sunday, July 17, 1983

Michigan Panthers 24, Philadelphia Stars 22                                                                 (8:00 pm / ABC / Mile High Stadium - Denver, Colorado)

1983 USFL All-League Teams

QB1Bobby Hebert
MCH
 QB2Fred BesanaOAK
RB1
Herschel Walker
NJ
 RB2
Arthur Whittington
OAK
RB1Kelvin Bryant
PHI
 RB2
Ken
Lacy
MCH
WR1
Trumaine
Johnson
CHI
 WR2
Anthony
Carter
MCH
WR1
Eric
Truvillion
TB WR2Jim
Smith
BIR
TE1
Raymond
Chester
OAK
 TE2
Mark
Keel
ARI
OT1
Irv
EatmanPHI
 OT2
Pat
Phenix
BIR
OT1
Ray
Pinney
MCH
 OT2
Louis
Bullard
BOS
OG1
Buddy
Aydelette
BIR
 OG2
Tyrone
McGriff
MCH
OG1
Thom
Dornbrook
MCH
 OG2
Glenn
Hyde
DEN
OC1
Bobby
Van DuyneTB
 OC2
Tom
Banks
BIR
         
DE1Mike
Raines
BIR DE2Ken
Times
TB
DE1
Kit
Lathrop
CHI
 DE2Karl
Lorch
CHI
NT1
Fred
Nordgren
TB
 NT2
Dave
Tipton
MCH
OLB1
John
Corker
MCH
 OLB2
Ben
Needham
BOS
OLB1
Stan
White
CHI
 OLB2
Ed
Smith
CHI
ILB1
Sam
Mills
PHI
 ILB2
Putt
ChoateDEN
ILB1
Marcus
Marek
BOS
 ILB2
Paul
Piurowski
TB
CB1
Jeff
GeorgeTB
 CB2
Mike
Williams
NJ
CB1
David
Martin
DEN
 CB2
Clarence
Chapman
MCH
S1
Luther Bradley
CHI
 S2
David
GreenwoodMCH
S1
Scott
Woerner
PHI
 S2
David
Dumars
DEN
         
K1
Tim
Mazzetti
BOS
 K2
David
Trout
PHI
P1
Stan
Talley
OAK
 P2
Sean
Landeta
PHI
KR1
Eric
Robinson
WAS
 KR2
Thomas
Lott
NJ
PR1
David
Martin
DEN
 PR2
Lenny
Willis
CHI

1983 The Sporting News All-USFL Team

QBBobby Hebert
MCH
 DEMikeRainesBIR
RB
Herschel
Walker
NJ
 DE
Calvin
Turner
DEN
RB
Kelvin
Bryant
PHI
 DT
Kit
Lathrop
CHI
WR
Trumaine
Johnson
CHI
 DT
Eddie
Weaver
LA
WR
Eric
Truvillion
TB
 OLB
John
Corker
MCH
TE
Raymond
Chester
OAK
 OLB
Ben
Needham
BOS
OT
Irv
EatmanPHI
 ILB
Ray
Bentley
MCH
OT
Ray
Pinney
MCH
 ILB
Sam
Mills
PHI
OG
Buddy
AydeletteBIR
 CB
David
Martin
DEN
OG
Tyrone
McGriff
MCH
 CB
ClarenceChapman
MCH
OC
Bart
Oates
PHI
 S
DavidGreenwood
MCH
     S
Scott
Woerner
PHI
         
K
Tim
Mazzetti
BOS
 KR
Eric
Robinson
WAS
P
Sean
Landeta
PHI
 PR
Anthony
Carter
MCH

1983 College and Pro Football News Weekly All-USFL

QBBobby Hebert
MCH
 DLFredNordgren
TB
RB
Herschel
Walker
NJ
 DL
Joe
Ehrmann
CHI
RB
Kelvin
Bryant
PHI
 DL
Dave
Tipton
MCH
WR
Trumaine
Johnson
CHI
 OLB
John
Corker
MCH
WR
Eric
Truvillion
TB
 OLB
Stan
White
CHI
TE
Raymond
ChesterOAK
 ILB
Sam
Mills
PHI
OL
Gerry
Raymond
BOS
 ILB
Marcus
MarekBOS
OL
Tyrone
McGriff
MCH
 DB
David
Greenwood
MCH
OL
Ray
Pinney
MCH
 DB
David
Dumars
DEN
OL
BuddyAydelette
BIR
 DB
Luther
Bradley
CHI
OC
Bart
Oates
PHI
 DB
Scott
Woerner
PHI
         
K
David
Trout
PHI
 KR
Lenny
Willis
CHI
P
StanTalley
OAK
     

1983 Pro Football Weekly All-USFL Team

QBBobby Hebert
MCH
 DEMikeRainesBIR
RB
Herschel
Walker
NJ
 DE
Jackie
Cline
BIR
RB
Kelvin
Bryant
PHI
 DT
Kit
Lathrop
CHI
WR
Trumaine
Johnson
CHI
 DT
Joe
Ehrmann
CHI
WR
Anthony
Carter
MCH
 NT
Fred
Nordgren
TB
TE
Raymond
Chester
OAK
 LB
John
CorkerMCH
OT
Irv
Eatman
PHI
 LB
SamMills
PHI
OT
Ray
Pinney
MCH
 LB
Marcus
MarekBOS
OG
Buddy
Aydelette
BIR
 LB
PuttChoate
DEN
OG
Tyrone
McGriff
MCH
 CB
David
MartinDEN
OC
Bobby
Van Duyne
TB
 CB
Jeff
George
TB
     S
Luther
Bradley
CHI
     S
David
Greenwood
MCH
         
K
Tim
Mazzetti
BOS
 KR
Eric
Robinson
WAS
P
Sean
Landeta
PHI
 PR
David
Martin
DEN

1983 USFL Special Awards

AP Player of the Year - RB Kelvin Bryant, Philadelphia Stars

AP Coach of the Year - Dick Coury, Boston Breakers

 

TSN Player of the Year - QB Bobby Hebert, Michigan Panthers

TSN Coach of the Year - Dick Coury, Boston Breakers

TSN Executive of the Year - Carl Peterson, Philadelphia Stars

 

CPFN Coach of the Year - Jim Stanley, Michigan Panthers

 

Miller Beer Most Valuable Player - RB Kelvin Brant, Philadelphia Stars

Dodge Man of the Year - TE Raymond Chester, Oakland Invaders

Dodge Coach of the Year - Dick Coury, Boston Breakers

Pony Outstanding Running Back - RB Herschel Walker, New Jersey Generals

Pan Am Outstanding Quarterback - QB Bobby Hebert, Michigan Panthers

Avis Leading Scorer - K David Trout, Philadelphia Stars

Miller Beer Leading Receiver - WR Trumaine Johnson, Chicago Blitz

Halcyon Days Defensive Player of the Year - John Corker, Michigan Panthers

ESPN Outstanding Linemen - DE Kit Lathrop, Chicago Blitz

Sqwincher Special Teams Player of the Year - P Stan Talley, Oakland Invaders,