United States Football League - Revisited

...where football is still a game!

  CHICAGO BLITZ  (5-13)

OWNERSHIP:

James F. Hoffman, Jr., MD - Majority Owner / President

 

FRONT OFFICE:

Carl Marasco - Acting General Manager

Gary Carroll - Director of Development

Bill Polian - Director of Player Personnel

John Butler - Director of Pro Scouting

Dan Jiggetts - Director of Player Recruitment

 

TEAM COLORS: Red, Blue, and Silver 

                          HOME UNIFORM                               AWAY UNIFORM

                                               

HOME STADIUM: Soldier Field (65,077 - TURF)

TICKET PRICES: $11.00, $7.00

TERRITORIAL LIST:

Illinois, Northern Illinois, Northwestern, Notre Dame, Western Illinois

Chicago (NFL)

COACHING STAFF

Marv Levy - Head Coach

 

Ron Waller - Offensive Coordinator

Tom Beck - Offensive Backs

Whitey Dovell - Offensive Line

John Butler - Offensive Line Assistant

Dennis Shaw - Receivers

 

Charley Armey - Defensive Coordinator

Jim Colbert - Defensive Backs

Mike Murphy - Defensive Line

Robert Egley - Defensive Assistant / Strength and Conditioning 

 

John Huard - Special Teams

ACTIVE ROSTER  (for Opening Game)

#
First
Last
Mth
Day
 YrHtFt
HtIn
Wt
PosCollegeAge Exp
80
MarcusAnderson6
12
1959
5
11
178
WR
Tulane
25
2
47
Charles
Armstead
6
21
1961
5
9
165
CB
Illinois
23
1
21
Trent
Bryant
8
14
1959
5
10
180
CB
Arkansas
25
2
68
Curtis
Bunche
8
4
1955
6
5
245
DE
Albany State
29
2
35
Larry
Canada12
16
1954
6
2
233
RB
Wisconsin
30
4
61
Ray
Cattage
9
22
1960
6
3
260
DE
Washington
24
1
22
Donnell
Daniel
2
26
19626
0
185DB
Southern Illinois
22
R
78
Jerry
Doerger
7
18
1960
6
5
270
T
Wisconsin
24
1
8
VinceEvans6
14
19556
2
213
QB
Southern California29
7
26
Vagas
Ferguson
3
6
1957
6
1
194
RB
Notre Dame
27
4
57
Mark
Fischer
9
28
1960
6
4
247
C
Notre Dame
24
1
88
Jackie
Flowers
3
4
1958
6
1
192
WR
Florida State
26
2
33
Glenn
Ford
6
30
1960
6
1
200
RB
Lenoir-Rhyne
24
1
53
John
Gillen
11
5
1958
6
3
227
LB
Illinois
26
3
7
Jeff
Gossett
1
25
1957
6
2
200
P
Eastern Illinois
27
3
89
Kris
Haines
7
23
1957
5
11
181
WR
Notre Dame
27
4
20
Ronnie
Harris
6
26
1961
5
9
185
CB
Arizona
23
1
62
Perry
Hartnett
4
28
1960
6
5
275
G
Southern Methodist
24
2
74
Doug
Hoppock
1
3
1960
6
4
280
T
Kansas State
24
1
65
Glenn
Hyde
3
14
1951
6
3
255
G/C
Pittsburgh33
10
66
Randy
Jostes8
15
1961
6
5
263DL
Missouri
23
1
83
Mark
Keel
10
1
1961
6
4
228
TE
Arizona
23
1
58
JonKimmel
7
21
1960
6
4
240
LB
Colgate
24
1
14
Tim
Koegel
10
28
1958
6
4
201
QB
Notre Dame
26
2
86
Gary
Lewis
12
30
1958
6
5
234
TE
Texas-Arlington26
3
24
Virgil
Livers
3
26
19525
8
178
CB
Western Kentucky32
6
59
Jim
Looney8
18
1957
5
11
225
LB
Purdue
27
2
84
Keith
MaGee
11
8
1960
5
11
159
WR
New Mexico24
1
76
Mike
Morgan
5
30
1960
6
4
262
DL
Brigham Young
24
1
55
Sam
Norris
9
22
1959
6
3
218
LB
East Carolina
25
1
46
Doug
Plank
3
4
1953
5
11
200
S
Ohio State
31
8
52
Jimmy
Rivera
4
28
1960
6
2
223
LB
Texas A&M-Kingsville24
1
3
Kevin
Seibel
1
14
1961
6
0
225
K
Nebraska
23
1
73
Bob
Simmons7
7
1954
6
4
260
G
Texas
30
7
42
Jim
Stone
11
18
1958
6
1
214
RB
Notre Dame
26
2
63
Vince
Stroth
11
25
1960
6
3
259
T
Brigham Young
24
1
70
Malcolm
Taylor
6
20
1960
6
6
278
DE
Tennessee State
24
2
79
Bruce
Thornton
2
14
1958
6
5
265
DE
Illinois
26
4
71
Rod
Walters
2
27
1954
6
3
258
G
Iowa
30
4
25
Tommy
Wilcox
7
30
1959
5
11
195
S
Alabama
25
1

DEVELOPMENTAL SQUAD  (for Opening Game)

#
First
Last
Mth
Day
 YrHtFt
HtIn
Wt
PosCollegeAge Exp
44
Roy
Eppes
7
22
1954
6
2
190
DB
Clemson
30
2
60
RobinFisher
12
23
1959
6
1
238
LB/DL
Florida
25
1
80
Brian
Glasgow
6
9
1961
6
2
230
TE
Northern Illinois
23
R
56
Clint
Haynes4
8
1961
6
3
220
LB
Illinois
23
R
77
Dan
Jiggetts3
10
1954
6
5
270
T
Harvard
30
7
54
TomKilkenny8
27
1958
6
2
237
LB
Temple
26
R
11
Dennis
Shaw
3
3
1947
6
2
213
QB
San Diego State
37
8
 Oliver
Williams
10
17
1960
6
3
191
WR
Illinois
24
1
29
Gary
Worthy
4
12
1960
5
11
190
RB
Wilmington24
1
             

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

#
First
Last
Mth
Day
 YrHtFt
HtIn
Wt
PosCollegeAge Exp
  NONE           

ACQUIRED DURING SEASON - PLAYED

#
First
Last
Mth
Day
 YrHtFt
HtIn
Wt
PosCollegeAge Exp
 John
Arnaud
6
4
1961
6
0
185
DB
Iowa State23
1
 Andy
Cannavino
4
20
1959
6
1
225
LB
Michigan
25
2
 Bob
Clasby
9
28
1960
6
5
260
DL
Notre Dame
24
1
 T.K.
Ehlebracht
2
10
1958
6
1
185
WR
North Central
26
1
27
Mike
Fox
10
26
1959
5
11
180
DB
San Diego State
25
1
52
Jeff
Gabrielsen8
11
1958
6
2
240
LB
Ripon
26
3
82
Vic
James
2
6
1961
6
0
190
WR
Colorado
23
2
59
Ken
Kelley
6
20
1960
6
1
228
LB
Penn State
24
1
58
Bob
Knapton
5
22
1960
6
2
225
LB
Northern Colorado
24
2
91
Chris
Lindstrom
8
3
1960
6
7
260
DT
Boston University
24
1
 Dann
Lute
3
11
1959
6
2
230
LB
North Carolina State
25
1
87
Frank
McClain
11
9
19576
0
183
WR
North Texas
27
1
44
Terdell
Middleton
4
8
1955
6
0
195
RB
Memphis State
29
7
19
Carlton
Peoples
11
9
1960
6
0
195
DB
Tennessee
24
1
88
Shawn
Potts
9
9
1960
5
10
168
WR
Bowling Green
24
1
93
Dennis
Puha
11
9
1958
6
2
255
DTNevada-Reno
26
2
15
Ron
Reeves
3
4
1960
6
2
215
QB
Texas Tech
24
1
56
Guy
Ruff
8
18
1960
6
1
215
LB
Syracuse
24
1
72
Ken
Times
1
26
1957
6
2
246
DL
Southern
27
3
 Russ
Washington
8
23
1959
6
0
220
LB
Southern Methodist
25
1
60
Mike
Weston
6
16
1959
6
2
255
G/C
Wayne State
25
2
 Greg
Williams
11
10
1959
6
3
228
LB
Washington
25
2

ACQUIRED DURING SEASON - DID NOT PLAY

#
First
Last
Mth
Day
 YrHtFt
HtIn
Wt
PosCollegeAge Exp
 Kerry
Baird10
21
1961
6
0
193
DB
Kentucky
23
R
 Dan
Fulton
9
2
1956
6
2
184
WR
Nebraska-Omaha
28
3
 KirkWilson
8
12
1959
5
11
180
DB
Indiana State
25
2

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

February 21 – Signed K Kevin Seibel.

February 22 – Signed DE Curtis Bunche.

February 24 – Placed QB Dennis Shaw, RB Gary Worthy, WR Oliver Williams, TE Brian Glasgow, OT Dan Jiggetts, LBs Robin Fisher, Clint Haynes, and Tom Kilkenny, and DB Roy Eppes on the Developmental Squad.

March 4 – Activated LBs Clint Haynes and Robin Fisher; placed LB Sam Norris on the Developmental Squad; signed OL Mike Weston to the Developmental Squad; released LB James Looney.

March 6 – Signed DL Bob Clasby to the active roster.

March 7 – Released DE Curtis Bunche and LB Jimmy Rivera.

March 9 – Signed DB Mike Fox to the active roster.

March 11 – Activated LB Tom Kilkenny and DB Roy Eppes; placed LB Robin Fisher and S Tommy Wilcox on the Developmental Squad.

March 13 – Signed DT Dennis Puha to the active roster; released DB Roy Eppes.

March 14 – Signed WR Vic James to the Developmental Squad; released WR Oliver Williams.

March 16 – Signed LB Ken Kelley to the active roster.

March 17 – Placed DL Mike Morgan on the Developmental Squad.

March 20 – Activated WR Vic James; traded WR Jackie Flowers to the Pittsburgh Maulers for a future draft pick and past considerations.

March 21 – Traded future draft picks to the Philadelphia Stars for LB Jeff Gabrielsen, who was added to the active roster; traded LB Jon Kimmel to the Denver Gold for QB Ron Reeves, who was placed on the Developmental Squad.

March 23 – Activated DL Mike Morgan.

March 24 – Placed DE Bob Clasby on the Developmental Squad.

March 25 – Activated S Tommy Wilcox; placed CB Ronnie Harris on the Developmental Squad.

March 26 – Signed LB Russ Washington to the active roster; released QB Tim Koegel.

March 29 – Activated DE Bob Clasby; signed WR T.K. Ehlebracht to the active roster; traded DE Bruce Thornton to the Denver Gold for LB Bob Knapton and a future draft pick, Knapton placed on the active roster; placed LBs John Gillen and Ken Kelley on the Developmental Squad; placed LB Clint Haynes on Injured Reserve.

March 30 – Activated QB Dennis Shaw, LB Sam Norris, and CB Ronnie Harris; placed S Tommy Wilcox on the Developmental Squad; released LB Robin Fisher and WR Keith MaGee.

April 4 – Traded a future draft pick to the Michigan Panthers for LB Andy Cannavino; released LB Russ Washington.

April 5 – Signed DL Ken Times to the active roster.

April 6 – Activated RB Gary Worthy; signed LB Dann Lute to the Developmental Squad; placed RB Glenn Ford and DL Ken Times on the Developmental Squad.

April 11 – Traded CB Charles Armstead to the San Antonio Gunslingers for a future draft pick.

April 12 – Signed LB Greg Williams and CB Kirk Wilson to the Developmental Squad; released LB Sam Norris.

April 14 – Activated RB Glenn Ford and LB Ken Kelley; placed RB Gary Worthy on the Developmental Squad.

April 15 – Activated QB Ron Reeves.

April 17 – Traded DE Bob Clasby to the Jacksonville Bulls for DB Kerry Baird, who was placed on the active roster; traded the negotiating rights for RB Albert Bentley to the Michigan Panthers for DB John Arnaud, who was placed on the active roster; released DB Kirk Wilson.

April 18 – Traded a future draft pick to the Michigan Panthers for WR Frank McClain, who was placed on the Developmental Squad.

April 19 – Activated RB Gary Worthy and DL Ken Times; placed OG Perry Hartnett and DB Kerry Baird on the Developmental Squad; released LB Dann Lute.

April 20 – Activated LB Greg Williams and DB Tommy Wilcox; placed QB Dennis Shaw, WR Marcus Anderson, and DB Doug Plank on the Developmental Squad.

April 25 – Traded RB Glenn Ford to the Memphis Showboats for DB Carlton Peoples, who was placed on the active roster; signed LB Dann Lute to the active roster; placed LB Andy Cannavino on the Developmental Squad.

April 26 – Signed DT Chris Lindstrom to the active roster; placed LB Greg Williams on Injured Reserve.

April 28 – Activated WR Frank McClain, OG Perry Hartnett, and OT Dan Jiggetts; placed OT Jerry Doerger, DE Malcolm Taylor, and DB Tommy Wilcox on the Developmental Squad.

May 1 – Traded future draft pick to the Pittsburgh Maulers for WR Shawn Potts, who was placed on the active roster; placed WR T.K. Ehlebracht on Retired Reserve.

May 2 – Released LB Dann Lute and DB Kerry Baird.

May 5 – Activated OT Jerry Doerger and LB John Gillen; signed WR Dan Fulton and LB Dann Lute to the Developmental Squad; placed OT Dan Jiggetts on the Developmental Squad.

May 10 – Activated WR Marcus Anderson and OT Dan Jiggetts.

May 11 – Activated LB Dann Lute and Ss Doug Plank and Tommy Wilcox; placed WR Frank McClain and CB Ronnie Harris on the Developmental Squad.

May 14 – Released WR Dan Fulton.

May 18 – Activated DE Malcolm Taylor and CB Ronnie Harris; placed DT Randy Jostes and LB Dann Lute on the Developmental Squad.

May 22 – Signed LB Guy Ruff to the active roster; released LB Dann Lute.

May 23 – Signed RB Terdell Middleton to the Developmental Squad; placed S Doug Plank on the Developmental Squad.

May 28 – Activated WR Frank McClain and DT Randy Jostes; placed DT Chris Lindstrom and DB John Arnaud on the Developmental Squad.

May 31 – Activated RB Terdell Middleton and DT Chris Lindstrom; placed OG Rod Walters on the Developmental Squad; released WR Frank McClain.

June 8 – Activated OC Mike Weston and S Doug Plank; placed OT Dan Jiggetts and LB Guy Ruff on the Developmental Squad.

June 10 – Activated QB Dennis Shaw and TE Brian Glasgow; placed TE Gary Lewis and DB Virgil Livers on the Developmental Squad.

June 15 – Activated TE Gary Lewis, OT Dan Jiggetts, and DB John Arnaud; placed QB Dennis Shaw, TE Mark Keel, and DT Ken Times on the Developmental Squad.

June 23 – Activated OG Rod Walters; placed OG Bob Simmons on the Developmental Squad.

June 24 – Activated DT Ken Times, LB Andy Cannavino, and DB Virgil Livers; placed RB Terdell Middleton, DE Malcolm Taylor, and DB Doug Plank on the Developmental Squad.

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

W01MONFeb 27
6:00 PM
Chicago Blitz
18
MICHIGAN PANTHERS 20
W02
SUN
Mar 4
1:30 PM
Chicago Blitz13
MEMPHIS SHOWBOATS
23
W03
SUN
Mar 11
1:30 PM
CHICAGO BLITZ
36
Houston Gamblers
45
W04
SAT
Mar 17
3:00 PM
CHICAGO BLITZ14
Oklahoma Outlaws
17
W05
SUN
Mar 25
1:30 PM
Chicago Blitz35
NEW ORLEANS BREAKERS
41
W06
SAT
Mar 31
1:30 PM
Chicago Blitz21
WASHINGTON FEDERALS
20
W07
SAT
Apr 7
1:30 PM
CHICAGO BLITZ16
San Antonio Gunslingers
10
W08
SUN
Apr 15
1:30 PM
Chicago Blitz7
PHILADELPHIA STARS
41
W09
FRI
Apr 20
8:00 PM
CHICAGO BLITZ49
Los Angeles Express 29
W10
SUN
Apr 29
1:30 PM
CHICAGO BLITZ13
Oakland Invaders 17
W11
SUN
May 6
1:30 PM
Chicago Blitz21
SAN ANTONIO GUNSLINGERS
30
W12
FRI
May 11
8:00 PM
Chicago Blitz29
DENVER GOLD
17
W13
FRI
May 18
7:00 PM
CHICAGO BLITZ7
Birmingham Stallions
41
W14MON
May 28
7:00 PM
CHICAGO BLITZ17
New Jersey Generals
21
W15
SAT
Jun 2
7:30 PM
Chicago Blitz14
OKLAHOMA OUTLAWS
0
W16
SUN
Jun 10
1:30 PMChicago Blitz13
HOUSTON GAMBLERS
38
W17
FRI
Jun 15
7:00 PMCHICAGO BLITZ0
Arizona Wranglers
36
W18
SUN
Jun 24
1:30 PM
CHICAGO BLITZ17Michigan Panthers
20

TEAM SEASON STATISTICS*  (1984 - FINAL)

Score By Quarter   1st  2nd  3rd  4th   OT    Tot  
BLITZ               50  101   50  133    6    340
Opponent           151  100   80  129    6    466


                  CHI           Opp 
     Points       340           466 
First Downs       292           359      
  Penalties       144           141      
      Yards      1113           995      
Rushing Att       456           573      
 Rush Yards      2230          3038      
        Ave       4.9           5.3      
         TD        22            20      
Passing Att       542           507      
       Comp       269           299      
          %      49.6          59.0      
        Int        25            15      
          %       4.6           3.0      
         TD        16            31     
          %       3.0           6.1      
 Pass Yards      3440          4108      
     Sacked        34            35      
 Yards Lost       300           268

     
Punt Return        39            48      
      Yards       322           380     
        Ave       8.3           7.9      

Kick Return        79            69
      Yards      1457          1163
        Ave      18.4          16.9

      Punts        85            74
      Yards      3598          2771
        Ave      42.3          37.4

     FG Att        22            33
       Made        16            22
          %      72.7          66.7 

   Safeties         1             1
    Fumbles        33            45
       Lost        20            16
  Turnovers        45            31

Net Offense      5370          6878
   Per Play       5.2           6.2

* - All above statistics were manually tabulated from 1984 published box scores.  

INDIVIDUAL SEASON STATISTICS*  (1984 - FINAL)

Rushing    Att  Yds  Ave  Lg TD           Receiving   Rec  Yds  Ave  Lg TD
Canada     169  915  5.4  48  8           Anderson     50  940 18.8  58  5
Ferguson   113  499  4.4  33  3           Haines       43  688 16.0  62  3
Worthy      70  320  4.6  61  3           Lewis        33  415 12.6  36  1
Evans       30  144  4.8  18  6           Canada       48  358  7.5  35  1
Stone       21  112  5.3  39  0           Worthy       20  279 14.0  78  1
Ford        29   95  3.3      1           Keel         23  263 11.4  35  2
Reeves      14   92  6.6  20  0           Ferguson     10  120 12.0  26  1
Anderson     4   49 12.3  24  1           Potts         6   95 15.8      0
Middleton    5    4  0.8   3  0           Stone        12   92  7.7  13  0
Gossett      1    0  0.0   0  0          
MaGee         6   62 10.3  18  0
           456 2230  4.9  61 22           Ford          6   46  7.7      0
                                          James         3   27  9.0  12  1
                                          Flowers       5   23  4.6      0
                                          McClain       1   13 13.0  13  0
                                         
Middleton     1    9  9.0   9  0
                                          Ehlebracht    1    8  8.0   8  0
                                          Hoppock       1    2  2.0   2  1
                                                      269 3440 12.8  78 16
                                         
Passing     Att Cmp    C%  Yds  Ave  Lg  In    I%   Sk  TD   TD%  Rate
Evans       410 200  48.8 2624 13.1  78  22   5.4   22  13   3.2  57.6
Reeves      127  67  52.8  802 12.0  45   3   2.4   12   2   1.6  67.8

Ferguson      3   1  33.3   18 18.0  18   0   0.0    0   1  33.3  94.4
Koegel        2   1  50.0   -4 -4.0  -4   0   0.0    0   0   0.0  56.3
            542 269  49.6 3440 12.8  78  25   4.6   34  16   3.0  60.5

Kicking      XPA XPM   XP%  FGA FGM   FG%   40+   50+   Lg   Pts
Seibel        35  34  97.1   22  16  72.7   4-8   0-1   47    82
 
Punting        No Yards  Lg TB BK 20   Ret  Yds    Net   Gross
Gossett        85  3598  60 10  0 18    48  380   37.9    42.3

Kick Returns No Yards  Ave   Lg TD      Punt Returns No FC Yards  Ave  Lg TD
Ford          24  436  18.2      0      Daniel       39  5   322  8.3  72  1
Daniel        20  416  20.8  35  0                   39  5   322  8.3  72  1
James         18  394  21.9  39  0
Stone          3   59  19.7  22  0
Wilcox         3   47  15.7  22  0 
      
Fox            2   43  21.5  23  0       
Stroth         2   25  12.5  15  0
        
Puha           2   23  11.5  13  0
Plank          2   13   6.5  13  0 

Gillen         1   11  11.0  11  0
Glasgow        1    0   0.0   0  0
                                                   Jostes         1    0   0.0   0  0                                                                  79 1467  18.6      0                                                                                               
Own Fumbles-Recoveries
Daniel     7-2  Reeves     3-2  Ferguson   2-1  Jostes     1-0  Stone      1-0  
Evans      6-2  Ford       3-1  Worthy     2-1  Kelly      1-0  Anderson   0-1  
Canada     4-0  James      2-2  Haines     1-1  Lewis      1-0  Stroth     0-1  

Sacks         Hurries       Stuffs        Deflections   Forced Fmb    Opp Fumble Rec
Times      6  Unknown       Unknown       Unknown       Unknown       Cattage    2
Morgan    5.5                                                         Daniel     2
Taylor     5                                                          Fox        2
Puha       4                                                          Kelly      2
Cattage    3                                                          Kilkenny   2
Jostes    2.5                                                         Jostes     1
Kilkenny   2                                                          Knapton    1
Plank      1                                                          Morgan     1
Livers     1                                                          Puha       1
Kelley     1                                                          Seibel     1
Wilcox     1                                                          
Fox        1                                                          
Gabrielsen 1                                                          
Apuna      1                                                        


Tackles
                                                            
Unknown
  
Ints      No Yds  Ave  Lg TD
Kelley     3  28  9.3  12  0
Bryant     3  21  7.0  19  0
Daniel     2 118 59.0  66  1
Gabrielsen 1  31 31.0  31  0
Norris     1  11 11.0  11  0
Peoples    1   9  9.0   9  0
Wilcox     1   8  8.0   8  0
Kilkenny   1   5  5.0   5  0

Knapton    1   4  4.0   4  0
Fox        1   0  0.0   0  0
          15 235 15.2  66  4

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

1984 BLITZ PARTICIPATION CHART  (A = active roster; D = developmental squad; I = injured list; E = exempt list; blank = unsigned; *= some values estimated/single source verification)

 

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
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
D
D
D
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
ArmsteadA
A
A
A
A
A
A
           
Arnaud
        A
A
A
A
A
D
D
D
A
A
Baird
        D
D
        
BryantA
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
Bunche
A
A
                
Canada
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
AA
Cannavino*
      A
A
A
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
A
Cattage
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
Clasby
  A
A
D
A
A
A
          
Daniel
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
Doerger
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
D
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
Ehlebracht*
     A
A
A
A
A
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
R
Eppes*
D
D
A
               
Evans
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
Ferguson*
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
Fischer
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
Fisher*
D
A
D
D
D
             
Flowers
A
A
A
A
              
Ford
A
A
A
A
A
A
D
A
A
         
Fox
  A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
Fulton
          D
D
      
Gabrielsen
    A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
Gillen
A
A
A
AA
D
D
D
D
D
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
Glasgow*
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
A
A
A
Gossett
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
HainesA
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
Harris*
A
A
A
A
D
A
A
A
A
A
A
D
A
A
A
A
A
A
Hartnett
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
D
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
Haynes*
D
A
A
A
A
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
Hoppock
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
Hyde*
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
James*
   D
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
JiggettsD
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
A
D
A
A
A
A
D
A
A
Jostes*
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
D
A
A
A
A
A
Keel
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
D
D
Kelley
   A
A
D
D
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
Kilkenny
D
D
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
AA
A
Kimmel
A
A
A
A
              
Knapton     A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
Koegel
A
A
A
A
A
             
Lewis*
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
D
A
A
Lindstrom*
         A
A
A
A
D
A
A
A
A
Livers*
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
D
D
A
Looney*
A
                 
Lute
      D
D
 A
DA
D
     
MaGee*
A
A
A
A
A
             
McClain
        D
A
A
D
D
A
    
Middleton*
             D
A
A
A
D
Morgan
A
A
A
D
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
Norris*
A
D
D
D
D
A
A
           
Peoples         A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
Plank*
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
D
D
D
A
A
D
D
A
A
D
Potts
          A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
Puha
   A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
Reeves
    D
D
D
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
Rivera
A
A
                
Ruff*
             A
A
D
D
D
Seibel*
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
Shaw*
D
D
D
D
D
A
A
A
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
A
D
D
Simmons*
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
D
Stone*A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
StrothA
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
Taylor
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
D
D
D
A
A
A
A
A
D
Thornton
A
A
A
A
A
             
Times
      D
D
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
D
A
Walters
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
D
D
D
A
Washington*
     A
            
Weston*
 D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
A
A
A
Wilcox*
A
A
D
D
A
D
D
D
A
D
D
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
Williams, G*
       D
A
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
I
Williams, O
D
D
D
               
Wilson*
       D
          
Worthy
D
D
D
D
D
D
A
D
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A
A

BLITZ 1984 TEAM CHRONOLOGY

PLAYERS SELECTED IN 1983 EXPANSION DRAFT  (Sept 6, 1983)

Num
First
Last
Pos
Club From
Club To
8
Dave
Otey
OC
Arizona*
Jacksonville
43
Calvin
Clark
DE
Arizona*
Memphis
47
Hollis
Hall
DB
Arizona*
Houston
52
Lonnie
Greene
DT
Arizona*
San Antonio
62
Frank
Kalil
OG
Arizona*
Houston
65
AaronMitchell
DB
Arizona*
Jacksonville
66
Chris
Prince
OG
Arizona*
Memphis
82
Jeff
Jackson
DE
Arizona*
Oklahoma
99
Tony
Neely
DB
Arizona*
Oklahoma
102
Billy
Ryckman
WR
Arizona*
Memphis
105
Reggie
Smith
WR
Arizona*
San Antonio
109
Tony
Vitale
OG
Arizona*
Pittsburgh

1984 TERRITORIAL SELECTIONS  (highlighted signed with team)

First
Last
Position
College
Carl
Aikens
WR
Northern Illinois
Greg
Bell
RB
Notre Dame
Dwight
Beverly
RB
Illinois
Scott
BolzanOT
Northern Illinois
Ed
Brady
LB
Illinois
Tim
Brewster
TE
Illinois
Mitchell
Brookins
WR
Illinois
Chris
Brown
DB
Notre Dame
Mark
Butkus
DT
Illinois
Archie
Carter
LB
Illinois
Ricky
Edwards
RB
Northwestern
Clinton
Haynes
LB
Illinois
Mike
JohnsonDE
Illinois
John
Kidd
P
Northwestern
Blair
KielQB
Notre Dame
Neil
Maune
OG
Notre Dame
Mike
Shiner
OT
Notre Dame
Don
Thorp
DT
Illinois
Stacey
Toran
DB
Notre Dame
Tim
Tyrell
QB
Northern Illinois

1984 OPEN DRAFT SELECTIONS  (highlighted signed with team)

Rd
Num
First
Last
Pos
College
1
3
Irving
Fryar
WR
Nebraska
1
7
Albert
Bentley
RB
Miami (FL)
2
26
Terry
Taylor
DB
Southern Illinois
2
34
Mike
Russell
LB
Toledo
3
44
Bobby
Bell
LB
Missouri
3
49
Tron
Armstrong
WR
Eastern Kentucky
4
82
JamesKing
OT
Western Kentucky
7
133
Mel
Gray
RB
Purdue
8
152
Donnell
Daniel
DB
Southern Illinois
9
175
Phil
McFadden
K
Youngstown State
9
176
Dean
May
QB
Louisville
11
220
Michel
Bourgeau
DE
Boise State
12
244
Randy
Rasmussen
OG
Minnesota