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  ARIZONA OUTLAWS  (8-10)

OWNERSHIP:

William Tatham, Sr. - Owner

William Tatham, Jr. - Co-Owner / President

 

FRONT OFFICE:

William Tatham, Jr. - General Manager

Bruce Kebric - Assistant General Manager

Tim Mills - Director of Scouting

 

TEAM COLORS: Black, Copper, Red and White 

                          HOME UNIFORM                               AWAY UNIFORM

                                               

HOME STADIUM: Sun Devil Stadium (70,030 - GRASS)

TICKET PRICES: $5, $7.50, $10, $13, $20

TERRITORIAL LIST:

Arizona, Arizona State, New Mexico, New Mexico State, Northern Arizona, Nevada-Las Vegas

San Diego (NFL), Calgary (CFL)

COACHING STAFF

Frank Kush - Head Coach

 

Roger Theder - Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks

Mike Westhoff - Offensive Line

Ben Hawkins - Wide Receivers

Skip Stress - Running Backs

 

Donald "Deek" Pollard - Defensive Coordinator/Secondary

John Teerlinck - Defensive Line

Tim Mills - Linebackers/Special Teams

 

Warren Anderson - Strength and Conditioning

ACTIVE ROSTER  (for Opening Game)

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DEVELOPMENTAL SQUAD  (for Opening Game)

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INJURED RESERVE  (for Opening Game) - italics denotes Exempt List

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ACQUIRED DURING SEASON - PLAYED

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TRANSACTIONS (names italicized for estimated dates due to single reference verification)

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SCHEDULE  (HOME in all caps; all times local to Phoenix)

W01
SUN
Feb 24
12:20PMARIZONA OUTLAWS
9
Portland Breakers7
W02
SUN
Mar 03
1:30 PMArizona Outlaws14
SAN ANTONIO GUNSLINGERS 16
W03
MON
Mar 11
7:00 PMARIZONA OUTLAWS41
Jacksonville Bulls21
W04SAT
Mar 16
1:30 PM
Arizona Outlaws13
TAMPA BAY BANDITS23
W05
SAT
Mar 23
7:00 PM
ARIZONA OUTLAWS27
Los Angeles Express13
W06
SAT
Mar 30
8:00 PM
ARIZONA OUTLAWS31
New Jersey Generals13
W07MON
Apr 08
7:00 PM
Arizona Outlaws7
DENVER GOLD28
W08
SUN
Apr 14
12:30 PM
ARIZONA OUTLAWS19
Orlando Renegades24
W09
SUN
Apr 21
12:30 PM
ARIZONA OUTLAWS17
Houston Gamblers33
W10
SAT
Apr 27
5:00 PM
Arizona Outlaws11
OAKLAND INVADERS27
W11
SUN
May 05
2:30 PM
Arizona Outlaws19
BALTIMORE STARS24
W12
SUNMay 12
1:30 PM
ARIZONA OUTLAWS28
Denver Gold42
W13
SUN
May 19
 1:00 PM
Arizona Outlaws30
PORTLAND BREAKERS21
W14
SUN
May 261:30 PM
Arizona Outlaws20
HOUSTON GAMBLERS41
W15
SAT
Jun 017:00 PM
ARIZONA OUTLAWS13
San Antonio Gunslingers 3
W16
SUN
Jun 09
1:30 PMARIZONA OUTLAWS28
Oakland Invaders21
W17
SAT
Jun 15
5:00 PM
Arizona Outlaws21
LOS ANGELES EXPRESS10
W18
SAT
Jun 22
7:00 PM
Arizona Outlaws28
MEMPHIS SHOWBOATS38

TEAM SEASON STATISTICS*  (1985 - FINAL)

Score By Quarter   1st  2nd  3rd  4th   OT    Tot  
OUTLAWS             87  123   97   69    0    376
Opponent            90   94   99  122    0    405


                  ARI           Opp 
     Points       376           405 
First Downs       300           313      
  Penalties       152           119      
      Yards      1153           822      
Rushing Att       492           461      
 Rush Yards      2019          2300      
        Ave       4.1           5.0      
         TD        17            20      
Passing Att       554           518      
       Comp       293           277      
          %      52.9          53.5      
        Int        19            19      
          %       3.4           3.7      
         TD        24            28     
          %       4.3           5.4      
 Pass Yards      4017          3695      
     Sacked        32            55      
 Yards Lost       269           469

     
Punt Return        44            31      
      Yards       358           235     
        Ave       8.1           7.6      

Kick Return        63            79
      Yards      1305          1621
        Ave      20.7          20.5

      Punts        66            74
      Yards      2757          3123
        Ave      41.8          42.2

     FG Att        33            19
       Made        24            15
          %      72.7          78.9 

   Safeties         1             2
    Fumbles        36            32
       Lost        18            16
  Turnovers        37            35

Net Offense      5804          5526
   Per Play       5.4           5.3

* - All above statistics were manually tabulated from 1985 published box scores.  

INDIVIDUAL SEASON STATISTICS*  (1985 - FINAL)

Rushing    Att  Yds  Ave  Lg TD           Receiving   Rec  Yds  Ave  Lg TD
Brown Re   229 1031  4.5  44 12           Williams A   55 1020 18.5  67  8
Boatner     85  362  4.3  20  0           Anderson G   51  915 17.9  59  5
Long        95  284  3.0  17  4           Boatner      37  358  9.7  31  0
Clark       26  162  6.2  27  0           Wheeler      35  487 13.9  43  5
Williams D  26   82  3.2  17  1           Clark        33  330 10.0  27  3
Campfield    4   28  7.0  12  0           Long         22  183  8.3  28  1
Anderson E  14   27  1.9   7  0           Mistler      21  259 12.3  20  0
Johnson      5   27  5.4  16  0           Brown Re     21  231 11.0  45  2
Harris       3   21  7.0  13  0           McDade        7   94 13.4  30  0
deBruijn     1    8  8.0   8  0           Williams B    7   57  8.1      0
Williams A   2    2  1.0   8  0           Anderson E    2   15  7.5   8  0
Davis        1   -2 -2.0  -2  0          
Davis         1   46 46.0  46  0
Anderson G   1  -13-13.0 -13  0           Harris        1   22 22.0  22  0
           492 2019  4.1  44 17                       293 4017 13.7  67 24
                                          
Passing     Att Cmp    C%  Yds  Ave  Lg  In    I%   Sk  TD   TD%  Rate
Williams D  509 271  53.2 3673 13.6  59  16   3.1   28  21   4.1  77.2
Johnson R    43  21  48.8  318 15.1  67   3   7.0    4   3   7.0  67.8
Brown R       1   1 100.0   26 26.0  26   0   0.0    0   0   0.0 118.8
            553 293  53.0 4017 13.7  67  19   3.4   32  24   4.3  76.7

Kicking      XPA XPM   XP%  FGA FGM   FG%   40+   50+   Lg   Pts
Zendejas      41  36  87.8   33  24  72.7  53.9   0.0   47   108

Punting        No Yards  Lg TB BK 20   Ret  Yds    Net   Gross
deBruijn       66  2757  79  8  1 22    31  235   38.2    41.8

Kick Returns No Yards   Ave  Lg TD      Punt Returns No FC Yards  Ave  Lg TD
Harris        20  457  22.9  76  0      Harris       31  2  245   7.9  44  0
Clark         14  311  22.2  33  0      Martin       10  2   84   8.4      0
Brown O       14  267  19.1  33  0      Shields       3  0   29   9.7  13  0
Anderson E     6  118  19.7  30  0                   44  4  358   8.1  44  0
Boatner        3   50  16.7  20  0 
      
Allen A        1   37  37.0  37  0     
Mansfield      1   20  20.0  20  0
     
Shields        1   18  18.0  18  0
Williams E     1   15  15.0  15  0 

Taylor         1   12  12.0  12  0
Lewis          1    0   0.0   0  0

              63 1305  20.7  76  0 

Own Fumbles-Recovered 
Williams D 9-4  deBruijn   2-2  Anderson E 1-1  Laird      1-0  Stadnik    0-2 
Boatner    4-0  Martin D   2-2  Williams A 1-1  Mistler    1-0  Thayer     0-2 
Brown Re   3-1  Clark A    2-1  Brown O    1-0  Shields    1-0  Powell     0-1   
Long       3-0  Hsrris Lo  2-1  Johnson R  1-0  Wheeler    1-0     

Sacks         Hurries      Stuffs       Deflections  Forced Fmb   Opp Fumble Rec
Tipton   11.5 Unknown      Unknown
      Unknown      Unknown      Carter J   2
Lorch    10.5                                                     Lorch      2
Lathrop    8                                                      Martin D   2
Gillen    4.5                                                     Middleton  2
Carter    3.5                                                     Allen A    1
Taylor     3                                                      Allen C    1
Buben      3                                                      Drain      1
Wilkerson  2                                                      Gillen K   1
Brown     1.5                                                     Koenning   1
Laird     1.5                                                     Laird      1
Smith      1                                                      Lathrop    1
Koenning   1                                                      Williams E 1
Ah You     1                                                      
Robinson   1                                                      
Middleton  1                                                      

Tackles                                                                        
Unknown
 
 
Ints      No Yds  Ave  Lg TD
Smith E    3  66 22.0  52  0
Middleton  3  64 21.3  28  0
Martin     3  34 11.3  24  1
Laird      3  21  7.0  14  0
Koenning   2  91 45.5  77  1
Allen C    2  20 10.0  15  1
Drain      1   0  0.0   0  0
Allen A    1  -3 -3.0  -3  0
          18 293 16.3  77  3

* - All above statistics, except for individual fumbles, tackles, hurries, stuffs, deflections, forced fumbles, fumbles recovered, were manually tabulated from 1985 published box scores.  

OUTLAWS 1985 TEAM CHRONOLOGY

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1985 OUTLAWS PARTICIPATION CHART           (A = active roster; D = developmental squad; I = injured list; E = exempt list; blank = unsigned; * = some values estimated/single source verification)

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PLAYERS SELECTED IN pre-1985 DISPERSAL DRAFT  (Dec 6, 1984)

First
Last
Pos
Club From
Club To
VanceBedfordDB
OKL OutlawsARI Outlaws
BenjiBonner
DB
OKL Outlaws
ARI Outlaws
BillYancy
DB
OKL Outlaws
ARI Outlaws
James
BennettWR
OKL Outlaws
ARI Outlaws
Lonnie
Harris
WR
OKL Outlaws
ARI Outlaws
Phil
Bruneau
DE
OKL Outlaws
ARI Outlaws
Case
deBruijn
P
OKL Outlaws
ARI Outlaws
Efren
Herrera
K
OKL Outlaws
ARI Outlaws
Andrew
Lazarus
RB
OKL Outlaws
ARI Outlaws
Johnny
Lewis
DT
OKL Outlaws
ARI Outlaws
Mike
Loyd
QB
OKL Outlaws
ARI Outlaws
Jonathan
Mitchell
LB
OKL Outlaws
ARI Outlaws
James
Taylor
OT
OKL Outlaws
ARI Outlaws
Eddie
Brown
DB
ARI Wranglers
ARI Outlaws
Bruce
Gheesling
LB
ARI Wranglers
ARI Outlaws
Bob
Horn
LB
ARI Wranglers
ARI Outlaws
Doug
Dennison
RB
ARI Wranglers
ARI Outlaws
Trent
Bryant
DB
CHI Blitz
ARI Outlaws
Mike
Fox
DB
CHI Blitz
ARI Outlaws
Dave
TiptonDT
MCH Panthers ARI Outlaws

1985 TERRITORIAL SELECTIONS  (highlighted signed with team)

First
Last
Position
College
Doug
Allen
WR
Arizona State
Steve
Boadway
LB
Arizona
Lynnden
Brown
DB
Arizona
Randall
Cunningham
QB
Nevada-Las Vegas
Charlie
Dickey
OG
Arizona
Jay
Dobyns
WR
Arizona
Joe
Drake
DT
Arizona
Phil
Freeman
RB
Arizona
Louis
Garza
OT
New Mexico State
Lamonte
Hundley
LB
Arizona
Johnny
Jackson
LB
New Mexico
Nick
Johnson
DB
New Mexico
Vance
Johnson
RB
Arizona
Kim
Locklin
RB
New Mexico State
Tom
Magazzeni
OT
Arizona State
Mike
Mendoza
QB
Northern Arizona
Jim
MeyerP
Arizona State
AaronMoog
DE
Nevada-Las Vegas
Brian
Noble
DE
Arizona State
Tom
Polley
LB
Nevada-Las Vegas
Dalton
Reed
DB
Nevada-Las Vegas
Greg
Turner
DB
Arizona
Jimmy
Williams
LB
Arizona State
David
Wood
DT
Arizona
Luis
Zendejas
K
Arizona State

1985 OPEN DRAFT SELECTIONS  (highlighted signed with team)

Rd
Num
First
LastPos
College
1
2
Tory
Nixon
CB
San Diego State
1
13
Ron
Washington
LB
Northeast Louisiana
1
15
Sean
ThomasCB
Texas Christian
2
29
Darrell
Warden
LB
Stephen F Austin
4
49
Mike
Smith
CB
Texas El-Paso
4
55
Steve
Morgan
RB
Toledo
4
57
RichardMoran
OT
San Diego State
5
62
Dan
Coleman
DT
Murray State
6
86
Kevin
Kott
QB
Eastern New Mexico
6
88
Juan
Johnson
QB
Langston
8
109
Mark
Napolitan
OC
Michigan State
8
113
Jacque
Robinson
RB
Washington
8
115
Dennis
Maher
OT
Washington
9
129Bob
Otto
DT
Idaho State
10
143
Barry
Wood
OT
Connecticut
11
158
Larry
Addison
WR
Alabama A&M
13
187
Lionel
Vital
RB
Nicholls State
14
201
Kevin
McCall
RB
Oregon
15
215
Dan
Fiala
LB
Colorado State