United States Football League - Revisited

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  BALTIMORE STARS  (10-7-1)

OWNERSHIP:

Myles H. Tanenbaum - Managing General Partner

 

FRONT OFFICE:

Carl D. Peterson - President / General Manager

William M. Kuharich - Assistant General Manager / Player Personnel Director

Terry Bradway - Assistant Director of Player Personnel

 

TEAM COLORS: Crimson and Old Gold 

                          HOME UNIFORM                               AWAY UNIFORM 

                                               

HOME STADIUM: Byrd Stadium (41,400 - GRASS)

TICKET PRICES: $12.00

TERRITORIAL LIST:

Delaware, Lehigh, North Carolina, Penn State, Pittsburgh, Temple 

Philadelphia (NFL), Winnipeg (CFL)

COACHING STAFF

Jim Mora - Head Coach

 

Jim Erkenbeck - Offensive Coordinator / Offensive Line

Jim Skipper - Running Backs

Carl Smith - Quarterbacks / Wide Receivers

 

Vince Tobin - Defensive Coordinator / Linebackers

John Pease - Defensive Line

Dom Capers - Defensive Backs

Vic Fangio - Defensive Assistant

 

Joe Marciano - Special Teams / Tight Ends

ACTIVE ROSTER  (for Opening Game)

#
First
Last
Mth
Day
Yr
HtFt
HtIn
Wt
Pos
College
Age
Exp
44
Kelvin
Bryant
9
26
1960
6
2
195
RB
North Carolina
25
2
62
Ron
Coder
5
24
1954
6
4
250
G
Penn State
31
5
86
Willie
Collier
6
17
1958
5
10
175
WR
Pittsburgh27
3
69
Chuck
Commiskey
3
2
1958
6
4
290
G
Mississippi
27
3
71
Joe
Conwell
2
24
1961
6
5
280
T
North Carolina
24
1
56
George
Cooper
12
24
1958
6
2
225
LB
Michigan State
27
3
57
Ron
Crosby
3
2
1955
6
2
223
LB
Penn State
30
7
70
Bill
Dugan
6
5
1959
6
4
280
G
Penn State
26
5
80
Ken
Dunek
6
20
1957
6
6
235
TE
Memphis State
28
3
75
Irv
Eatman
1
1
19616
7
293
T
U.C.L.A.
24
2
96
Don
Fielder
10
20
1959
6
3
240
DE
Kentucky
26
3
81
Scott
Fitzkee
8
4
1957
6
0
187
WR
Penn State
28
6
95
WilliamFuller
3
8
1962
6
3
255
DE
North Carolina
23
1
14
Chuck
Fusina
5
31
1957
6
1
197
QB
Penn State
28
5
23
Antonio
Gibson
7
5
1962
6
3
204
CB/S
Cincinnati
23
2
63
George
Gilbert
3
111959
6
3
264
G
Tulsa
26
3
55
Joe
Happe
6
23
1958
6
2
255
C/G
Georgia
27
3
21
Billy
Hardee
8
12
1954
6
0
185
S/CB
Virginia Tech
31
8
84
Herbert
Harris
5
4
1961
6
1
206
WR
LaMarch
24
2
37
R.L.Harris
12
13
1961
5
11
175
CB
Stephen F Austin
24
1
82
Vic
Harrison
2
9
1961
5
9
184
WR
North Carolina
24
2
22
AllenHarvin
3
18
1959
5
9
200
RB
Cincinnati
26
2
51
Glenn
Howard
11
4
1959
6
2
226
LB
Minnesota
26
3
58
George
Jamison
9
30
1962
6
1
226
LB
Cincinnati
23
1
98
Mike
Johnson
11
26
1952
6
1
228
LB
Virginia Tech
33
1
67
Pete
Kugler
8
9
1959
6
4
255
DT
Penn State
26
4
7
SeanLandeta
1
6
1962
6
0
200
P
Towson State
23
2
47
Garcia
Lane
12
31
1961
5
9
180
CB
Ohio State
24
1
66
Larry
McCoy
8
12
1961
6
2
245
LB
Lamar
24
2
54
Sam
Mills6
3
1959
5
9
225
LB
Montclair State
26
3
91
Buddy
Moor
12
1
1958
6
5
250
DE/DT
Eastern Kentucky27
3
85
Scott
Nizolek
2
23
1961
6
2
225
TE
Boston College
24
2
50
Bart
Oates
12
16
1958
6
3
265
C
Brigham Young
27
2
94
Dave
Opfar
1
16
1960
6
4
270
DT/DE
Penn State
25
2
35
David
Riley
6
30
1963
6
2
215
RB
West Virginia
22
3
10
Tim
Riordan
7
15
1960
6
1
185QBTemple
25
1
34
Jeff
Rodenberger
11
3
1959
6
3
235
RB/TE
Maryland26
3
26
Jonathan
Sutton
1
1
1957
6
1
195
CB
New Mexico
28
6
30
Bryan
Thomas
7
8
1960
5
10
191
RB
Pittsburgh25
2
1
David
Trout
11
12
1957
5
6
165
K
Pittsburgh28
3
99
John
Walker
9
121961
6
6
270
DE
Nebraska-Omaha
24
3
25
Scott
Woerner
12
18
1958
6
0
195
S
Georgia
26
3

DEVELOPMENTAL SQUAD  (for Opening Game)

#
First
Last
Mth
Day
Yr
HtFt
HtIn
Wt
Pos
College
Age
Exp
33
AnthonyAnderson
9
27
1956
6
0
197
RB
Temple
29
3
12
Dave
Boisture
2
28
1959
6
1
191
QB
Holy Cross
26
2
52
Vince
DeMarinis
8
5
1959
6
3
228
LB
Montclair State
26
2
87
Tom
Donovan
1
13
1957
5
11
179
WR
Penn State
28
3
28
Willie
Harris
4
6
19626
0
186
S
North Carolina
23
R
83
Mike
Hirn
5
20
1960
6
3
235
TE
Central Michigan
25
3
90
Mike
McInnis
3
22
1962
6
5
245
DE
Arkansas-Pine Bluff
23
1

INJURED RESERVE  (for Opening Game)

#
First
Last
Mth
Day
Yr
HtFt
HtIn
WtPos
College
Age
Exp
49
James
Cofer
2
28
1962
6
2
205
LBKnoxville23
R
89
Steve
Folsom
3
21
1958
6
4
230
TE
Utah
27
3

ACQUIRED DURING SEASON

#
First
Last
Mth
Day
Yr
HtFt
HtIn
Wt
Pos
College
Age
Exp
88
James
Caver
9
28
1960
5
9
175
WR
Missouri
25
2
90
Ron
Kirkpatrick
2
1
1961
6
5
244
T/DE
Utah
24
2
20
Mark
McCants
2
17
1958
6
0
193
S
Temple
27
3
68
Kari
Yli-Renko
11
17
1959
6
5
270
T/G
Cincinnati
26
3
24
Gary
Worthy
4
12
1960
5
11
190
RB
Wilmington
25
2

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

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

SUN
Feb 24
2:30 PM
Baltimore Stars14
JACKSONVILLE BULLS22
SUN
Mar 3
4:00 PM
Baltimore Stars17
OAKLAND INVADERS17
SATMar 9
9:00 PM
Baltimore Stars19
MEMPHIS SHOWBOATS21
SUNMar 17
2:30 PM
BALTIMORE STARS29
New Jersey Generals9
SUN
Mar 24 2:30 PM
BALTIMORE STARS3
Birmingham Stallions7
SUN
Mar 31
2:30 PM
Baltimore Stars27
HOUSTON GAMBLERS14
SUN
Apr 7
4:00 PM
Baltimore Stars17
LOS ANGELES EXPRESS6
SUN
Apr 14
2:30 PM
BALTIMORE STARS10
Memphis Showboats13
SUN
Apr 21
2:30 PM
BALTIMORE STARS26
Portland Breakers17
SUN
Apr 28
2:30 PM
Baltimore Stars14
TAMPA BAY BANDITS28
SUN
May 5
2:30 PM
BALTIMORE STARS24
Arizona Outlaws19
SUN
May 12
2:30 PM
Baltimore Stars3
NEW JERSEY GENERALS10
FRI
May 17
8:00 PM
Baltimore Stars34
ORLANDO RENEGADES
21
SUN
May 26
2:30 PM
BALTIMORE STARS28
San Antonio Gunslingers10
SUN
Jun 2
2:30 PM
BALTIMORE STARS17
Jacksonville Bulls12
SAT
Jun 8
4:00 PM
Baltimore Stars7
BIRMINGHAM STALLIONS14
SAT
Jun 15
4:00 PM
BALTIMORE STARS41
Orlando Renegades10
SUN
Jun 23
2:30 PM
BALTIMORE STARS38
Tampa Bay Bandits10

TEAM SEASON STATISTICS (1985 - FINAL)

Score By Quarter   1st  2nd  3rd  4th   OT    Tot  
STARS               78  103   81  106    0    368
Opponent            37   70   84   66    3    260


                  BAL           Opp
     Points       368           260
First Downs       351           302      
  Penalties       110           112      
      Yards       733           794      
Rushing Att       564           460      
 Rush Yards      2420          2045      
        Ave       4.3           4.4      
         TD        17            10      
Passing Att       532           489      
       Comp       323           303      
          %      60.7          55.7      
        Int        14            30      
          %       2.6           5.5      
         TD        21            19     
          %       5.5           3.9      
 Pass Yards      3756          3735      
     Sacked        35            60      
 Yards Lost       228           489
    
Punt Return        49            24      
      Yards       454           240     
        Ave       9.3          10.0      

Kick Return        56            61
      Yards      1218           979
        Ave      21.8          16.0

      Punts        66            76
      Yards      2718          3103
        Ave      41.2          40.8

     FG Att        34            29
       Made        22            19
          %      64.7          65.5

   Safeties         1             0
    Fumbles        40            33
       Lost        21            16
  Turnovers        35            46

Net Offense      5948          5291
   Per Play       5.3           5.0


* - 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
Bryant      238 1207  5.1  82 12           Fitzkee      73  882 12.1  37  3
Harvin      138  549  4.0  47  4           Dunek        44  508 11.5  39  0
Fusina       58  232  4.0  18  0           Bryant       40  407 10.2  43  4
Riley        54  171  3.2  10  0           Harvin       38  279  7.3  16  1
Worthy       17  112  6.6  20  0           Collier      35  473 13.5  36  3
Thomas       44   91  2.1   7  1           Riley        28  305 10.9  46  0
Rodenberger   9   46  5.1  14  0           Caver        21  274 13.0  31  3
Harrison      2   32 16.0  22  0           Harrison     17  303 17.8  61  3
Riordan       4  -20 -5.0   0  0           Harris H     14  206 14.7  46  3
            564 2420  4.3  82 17           Donovan       6   66 11.0  22  1
                                           Thomas        4   22  5.5   9  0
                                           Rodenberger   2   26 13.0  20  0
                                           Folsom        1    4  4.0   4  0
                                           Fusina        0    1  -.-   1  0
                               
                       323 3756 11.6  61 21 
                                                      
Passing     Att Cmp    C%  Yds  Ave  Lg  In    I%   Sk  TD   TD%  Rate
Fusina      496 303  61.1 3496 11.5  61  14   2.8   32  20   4.0  84.0

Riordan      35  20  57.1  260 13.0  27   0   0.0    3   1   2.9  90.2

Bryant        1   0   0.0    0  0.0   0   0   0.0    0   0   0.0   -.-

            532 323  60.7 3756 11.6  61  14   2.6   35  21   3.9  84.3

Kicking      XPA XPM   XP%  FGA FGM   FG%   40+   50+   Lg   Pts
Trout         40  38  95.0   34  22  64.7  8-17   1-5   51   104

Punting        No Yards  Lg TB BK 20   Ret  Yds    Net   Gross
Landeta        65  2718  60 14  1 18    24  240   38.1    41.8


Kick Returns  No Yards  Ave  Lg TD      Punt Returns No FC Yards  Ave  Lg TD
McCants       22  442  20.1  37  0      Lane         46  5   404  8.8  20  0
Harris H       9  199  22.1  48  0      Caver     
   1  0    39 39.0  39  0
Worthy         7  144  20.6  32  0     
Harris RL     1  0     7  7.0   7  0
Harrison       5  118  23.6  33  0      Woerner       1  0     4  4.0   4  0
Woerner        4   90  22.5  33  0
      Donovan       0  1     0  0.0   0  0
Harris RL      3   59  19.7  21  0                   49  6   454  9.3  39  0
Harvin         2   42  21.0  23  0     
Lane           1   39  39.0  39  0

Thomas         1   27  27.0  27  0
Nizolek        1   23  23.0  23  0
Rodenberger    1   14  14.0  14  0
Caver          0   21   -.-  21  0
              56 1218  21.8  48  0

Own Fumbles-Recovered
Fusina   17-8  Lane      3-0  Harrison  2-0  Fitzkee   1-1  Rodenbrgr 1-0  Hardee    0-1
Bryant    3-1  McCants   2-2  Thomas B  2-0  Worthy    1-0  Harris H  1-0  Oates     0-1
Riordan   3-1  Riley     2-0  Harvin    1-2  Collier   1-0  Conwell   0-2

Sacks          Hurries      Stuffs        Deflections     Forced Fmb    Fumble Rec
Walker     10  Unknown      Unknown       Unknown         Unknown       Bryant      4
Fielder     9                                                           Riley       2
Fuller     8.5                                                          Harris H    2
Mills      5.5                                                          Mills       2
Jamison     5                                                           Oates Ba    2
Cooper      4                                                           Lush        1
Johnson M  3.5                                                          Kugler      1
Opfar       3                                                           Fusina      1
Moor        3                                                           Lane        1
Woerner     2                                                           
Kugler      2                                                           
Gibson      2                                                           
McCoy      1.5                                                          
Lush        1                                                           
                                                                        
Tackles                                                             
Unknown
 
Ints       No Yds  Ave  Lg TD
Lush       10 141 14.1  56  1
Sutton      5 133 26.6  60  0
Lane        3  47 15.7  39  0
Mills       3  32 10.7  20  1
Johnson M   2  29 14.5  19  1
Cooper      2   6  3.0   6  0
Gibson      1  50 50.0  50  1
Fuller      1  35 35.0  35  0
Hardee      1  18 18.0  18  0
Jamison     1  16 16.0  16  0
Woerner     1   0  0.0   0  0
           30 507 16.9  60  4

* - All above statistics, except for individual fumbles, tackles, hurries, stuffs, deflections, forced fumbles, fumbles recovered, were manually tabulated from 1984 published box scores.

1985 STARS PARTICIPATION CHART*    (A = active roster; D = developmental squad; R = reserve list; blank = unsigned/unknown; * - active status verified from existing game videos)

 

Wk

01

Wk

02

Wk

03

Wk

04

Wk

05

Wk

06

Wk

07

Wk

08

Wk

09

Wk

10

Wk

11

Wk

12

Wk

13

Wk

14

Wk

15

Wk

16

Wk

17

Wk

18

Anderson
D
 D
D
 A
            
BoistureA
 A
A
 A
      A
 A
   
Bryant
A
 A
A
 D
      A
 A
   
Caver
     A
      A
 A
   
Coder
A
 A
A
 A
      A
 A
   
Cofer
R
 R
R
 R
      D
     
Collier
A
 A
A
 A
      A
 D
   
Commiskey
A
 A
A
 A
      A
 A
   
Conwell
A
 A
A
 A
      A
 A
   
Cooper
A
 A
A
 A
      A
 A
   
Crosby
A
 A
A
 A
      A
 A
   
DeMarinis
D
 D
D
              
Donovan
D
 A
D
 D
      D
 A
   
Dugan
A
 A
A
 A
      A
 A
   
Dunek
A
 A
A
 A
      A
 A
   
Eatman
A
 A
A
 A
      A
 A
   
FielderA
 A
A
 A
      A
 D
   
Fitzkee
A
 A
A
 A
      A
 A
   
Folsom
R
 R
R
 R
      D
 D
   
Fuller
A
 A
A
 A
      A
 A
   
Fusina
A
 A
A
 A
      A
 A
   
GibsonA
 A
A
 A
      A
 A
   
GilbertA
 D
D
 D
      A
 A
   
Happe
A
 A
A
 A
      D
 A
   
Hardee
A
 A
A
 A
      A
 A
   
Harris H
A
 A
A
 A
      A
 D
   
Harris RL
A
 A
A
 A
      A
 D
   
Harris W
D
 A
               
Harrison
A
 A
A
 D
      A
 A
   
Harvin
A
 A
A
 A
      A
 A
   
Hirn
D
 D
D
 D
            
Howard
A
 A
A
 A
      A
 A
   
Jamison
A
 A
A
 A
      A
 A
   
Johnson
A
 A
A
 A
      A
 A
   
Kirkpatrick              A
   
Kugler
A
 A
A
 A
      D
 D
   
LandetaA
 A
A
 A
      A
 A
   
LaneA
 A
A
 A
      A
 A
   
Lush
A
 A
A
 A
      A
 A
   
McCants
   A
 A
      A
 A
   
McCoy
A
 A
A
 A
      A
 A
   
McInnis
D
 D
D
 D
            
Mills
A
 A
A
 A
      A
 A
   
Moor
A
 A
A
 A
      A
 A
   
Nizolek
A
 A
A
 A
            
Oates
A
 A
A
 A
      A
 A
   
Opfar
A
 A
A
 A
      A
 A
   
Riley
A
 D
A
 A
      A
 A
   
Riordan
A
 A
A
 A
      A
 A
   
Rodenberger
A
 A
A
 A
      A
 A
   
Sutton
A
 A
A
 A
      A
 A
   
Thomas
A
 A
A
 A
      D
 A
   
Trout
A
 A
A
 A
      A
 A
   
Walker
A
 A
A
 A
      A
 A
   
Woerner
A
 A
A
 A
      A
 A
   
Worthy            A
 A
   
Yli-Renko            A
 A
   

STARS 1985 TEAM CHRONOLOGY

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

First
Last
Pos
Club From
Club To
Anthony
Allen
WR
MCH Panthers
BAL Stars
Duane
Barnes
OT
PIT Maulers
BAL Stars
Claybon
Fields
OT
PIT Maulers
BAL Stars
Dave
Boisture
QB
PIT Maulers
BAL Stars
Ron
Crosby
LB
PIT Maulers
BAL Stars
Troy
Hill
DB
PIT Maulers
BAL Stars
Perry
Hartnett
OG
CHI BlitzBAL Stars

1985 TERRITORIAL SELECTIONS  (highlighted signed with team)

First
Last
Position
College
Caesar
Aldisert
LB
Pittsburgh
Troy
Benson
LB
Pittsburgh
RussellCarter
WR
Temple
Greg
ChristyOG
Pittsburgh
Eddie
Colson
RB
North Carolina
Chris
Doleman
LB
Pittsburgh
Bill
Fralic
OT
Pittsburgh
Nick
Gancitano
K
Penn State
Nick
Haden
OC
Penn State
Ethan
Horton
RB
North Carolina
Marlon
McIntyre
RB
Pittsburgh
Don
McMullin
TE
Temple
Micah
MoonLB
North Carolina
Tony
MumfordRB
Penn State
Greg
Naron
OG
North Carolina
Bobby
PopeOT
North Carolina
Dan
Reeder
RB
Delaware
Stan
Short
OT
Penn State
Bruce
Smith
DE
Virginia Tech
Doug
Strang
QB
Penn State
Chris
Sydnor
DB
Penn State
Blair
Talmadge
DB
Lehigh
Bill
Wallace
WR
Pittsburgh
Rocky
WashingtonWR
Penn State
Ali
Witherspoon
LB
Delaware
Anthony
Young
DB
Temple

1985 OPEN DRAFT SELECTIONS  (highlighted signed with team)

Rd
Num
First
LastPos
College
1
14
Chris
Burkett
WR
Jackson State
2
21
WayneDavis
DB
Indiana State
2
30
Roger
Caron
OT
Harvard
3
43
Michael
Heaven
DB
Illinois
3
44
Hal
Garner
LB
Utah State
4
58
Stefon
AdamsWR
East Carolina
5
73
Tony
DavisTE
Missouri
5
74
James
Cofer
LB
Knoxville
5
75
James
Evans
WR
East Central State
6
78
Bruce
Collie
OT
Texas-Arlington
6
84
Mark
Kelso
DB
William & Mary
6
87
Jess
Atkinson
K
Maryland
7
101
Jeff
Smith
RB
Nebraska
8
106
Jim
Morrissey
LB
Michigan State
9
130
Terrance
Lewis
DB
Michigan State
10
144
David
Burnette
DE
Central Arkansas
11
149
Troy
Bodine
QB
Cincinnati
11
159
Ricky
Dirks
RB
East Texas State
11
161
DwayneMcMullen
WR
Minnesota
12
174
Carl
Keever
LB
Boise State
13
 188David
Edwards
DB
Illinois
14
 202Dave
Baran
OC
U.C.L.A.
15
 216Brian
Wagner
P
Cal-State Northridge