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  NEW JERSEY GENERALS  (11-7)

OWNERSHIP:

Donald J. Trump - Chairman

 

FRONT OFFICE:

Jason Seltzer - President

James Valek - Vice-President / General Manager 

Steve Barrett - Assistant General Manager / Director of Player Personnel

 

TEAM COLORS: Scarlet Red, Royal Blue, and White 

                          HOME UNIFORM                               AWAY UNIFORM 

                                               

HOME STADIUM: Giants Stadium (76,891 - TURF)

TICKET PRICES: $14.00, $11.00

TERRITORIAL LIST:

Boston College, Colgate, Mississippi State, Ohio State, Rutgers, Syracuse

New York Giants (NFL), Ottawa (CFL)

COACHING STAFF

Walt Micheals - Head Coach

 

Chris Palmer - Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks

Clark Gaines - Running Backs / Special Teams

John D'Ottavio - Wide Receivers

Larry Story - Offensive Line

 

Dale Lindsey - Defensive Coordinator / Linebackers

Ted Cottrell - Defensive Line

Joe Pascale - Defensive Backs

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

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

SCHEDULE  (HOME in all caps; all times local to East Rutherford)

W01
SUN
Feb 24
2:30 PM
New Jersey Generals28
BIRMINGHAM STALLIONS38
W02
FRI
Mar 1
8:00 PM
New Jersey Generals28
ORLANDO RENEGADES
10
W03
SUN
Mar 10
2:30 PM
NEW JERSEY GENERALS35
Los Angeles Express24
W04
SUN
Mar 17
2:30 PM
New Jersey Generals9
BALTIMORE STARS29
W05
SUN
Mar 24
2:30 PM
NEW JERSEY GENERALS28
Tampa Bay Bandits24
W06
SAT
Mar 30
10:00 PM
New Jersey Generals13
ARIZONA OUTLAWS31
W07
SUN
Apr 72:30 PM
NEW JERSEY GENERALS31
Houston Gamblers25
W08
SUN
Apr 14
2:30 PM
NEW JERSEY GENERALS34
Portland Breakers7
W09
FRI
Apr 19
8:00 PM
New Jersey Generals21MEMPHIS SHOWBOATS18
W10
MON
Apr 29
7:00 PM
NEW JERSEY GENERALS24
Orlando Renegades7
W11
SUN
May 5
2:30 PM
New Jersey Generals20
JACKSONVILLE BULLS30
W12
SUN
May 12
2:30 PM
NEW JERSEY GENERALS10
Baltimore Stars3
W13
SUN
May 19
2:30 PM
New Jersey Generals24
DENVER GOLD28
W14
SUN
May 26
2:30 PM
New Jersey Generals30
TAMPA BAY BANDITS24
W15
SAT
Jun 1
7:00 PM
NEW JERSEY GENERALS17
Memphis Showboats7
W16
MON
Jun 10
7:00 PM
NEW JERSEY GENERALS31
Jacksonville Bulls24
W17
SAT
Jun 15
8:00 PM
New Jersey Generals29
OAKLAND INVADERS34
W18SUN
Jun 23
2:30 PM
NEW JERSEY GENERALS
6
Birmingham Stallions14

TEAM SEASON STATISTICS*  (1985 - FINAL)

Score By Quarter   1st  2nd  3rd  4th   OT    Tot  
GENERALS           102  122   58  130    6    418
Opponent            64   99  116   98    0    377


                   NJ           Opp
     Points       418           377
First Downs       328           353      
  Penalties       126            95      
      Yards       957           651      
Rushing Att       706           487      
 Rush Yards      3750          1959      
        Ave       5.3           4.0      
         TD        34            20     
Passing Att       353           573      
       Comp       170           310      
          %      48.2          54.1      
        Int        20            25      
          %       5.7           4.4      
         TD        15            21    
          %       4.2           3.7     
 Pass Yards      2570          4128      
     Sacked        22            51      
 Yards Lost       178           374

     
Punt Return        39            37     
      Yards       311           278    
        Ave       8.0           7.5     

Kick Return        69            71
      Yards      1277          1351
        Ave      18.5          19.0

      Punts        67            70
      Yards      2770          2869
        Ave      41.3          41.0

     FG Att        31            21
       Made        17            16
          %      54.8          76.2

   Safeties         0             0
    Fumbles        36            35
       Lost        17            15
  Turnovers        37            40

Net Offense      6142          5685
   Per Play       5.7           5.2

* - 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
Walker     438 2411  5.5  88 21           Walker       37  467 12.6  68  1
Carthon    175  726  4.1  55  5           Bowers       35  618 17.7  46  4
Flutie      67  460  6.9  25  6           Collins      27  566 21.0  52  4
Pegues       8   78  9.8  35  1           Broughton    21  359 17.1  45  3
Reeves       7   50  7.1  15  0           Carthon      18  154  8.6  18  0
Harmon       6   29  4.8  13  0           Spek         13  203 15.6  25  1
Partridge    3    8  2.7  17  1           Harmon       11  101  9.2  21  0
Spek         1    0  0.0   0  0           Knight        7   97 13.9  21  1
Bowers       1  -12-12.0 -12  0           Hackett       1    5  5.0   5  1
           706 3750  5.3  88 34                       170 2570 15.1  68 15
                                         
Passing     Att Cmp    C%  Yds  Ave  Lg  In    I%   Sk  TD   TD%  Rate
Flutie      280 134  47.9 2109 15.7  68  15   5.4   20  13   4.6  66.5
Reeves       71  36  50.7  461 12.8  45   5   7.0    4   2   2.8  51.4
Partridge     1   0   0.0    0  0.0   -   0   0.0    0   0   0.0  39.6
Pegues        1   0   0.0    0  0.0   -   0   0.0    0   0   0.0  39.6
            353 170  48.2 2570 15.1  68  20   5.7   24  15   4.2  63.1


Kicking      XPA XPM   XP%  FGA FGM   FG%   40+   50+   Lg   Pts
Ruzek         52  49  94.2   24  17  70.8  6-11   1-3   51   100
 
Punting        No Yards  Lg TB BK 20   Ret  Yds    Net   Gross
Partridge      66  2734  61  7  0 16    37  278   37.2    41.4
Ruzek           1    36  36  0  0  0     0    0   36.0    36.0
               67  2770  61  7  0 16    37  278   37.2    41.3

Kick Returns No Yards  Ave   Lg TD      Punt Returns No FC Yards  Ave  Lg TD
Pegues        28  575  20.5  38  0      Knight       26  1   240  9.2  45  0
Daniel        13  232  17.8  36  0      Daniel       13  3    71  5.5  15  0
Knight         9  200  22.2  38  0                   39  4   311  8.0  45  0
Hackett        6  127  21.2  30  0
Harmon         6   84  14.0  18  0
Bowers         3   44  14.7  19  0
Spek           1   15  15.0  15  0
Johnson        1    0   0.0   0  0
Harris         1    0   0.0   0  0
Broughton      1    0   0.0   0  0
              69 1277  18.5  38  0
                                                                      
Own Fumbles-Recoveries  
Walker     9-3  Carthon    3-0  Broughton  1-1  Mitchell   1-0  Harris     0-1
Pegues     5-2  Daniel     2-2  Holmes     1-1  Harmon     1-0  Joyce      0-1
Knight     4-2  Bowers     2-1  Collins    1-1  Compton    1-0  Yli-Renko  0-1
Flutie     3-2  Spek       2-0  Reeves     1-0  Partridge  0-2 

Sacks         Hurries       Stuffs        Deflections   Forced Fmb    Opp Fumble Rec
Lockette   12  Unknown       Unknown       Unknown       Unknown       Johnson G  3
Byrne      8.5                                                         Holmes     2
Gilbert    3.5                                                         Weddington 2
Mattiace    3                                                          Gilbert    1
Joyce       3                                                          Leopold    1
Weddington 2.5                                                         Preston    1
Leopold     2                                                          Harmon     1
Clemmons    1                                                          Daniels    1
Johnson G   1                                                          Borland    1
Daniel      1                                                          Madsen     1
Weaver      1                                                          Justin     1
Daniels    0.5                                                        

Tackles                                                             
Unknown
 
Ints      No Yds  Ave  Lg TD
Justin     8  65  8.1  42  1
Johnson G  5  95 19.0  29  0
Holmes     3  27  9.0  14  0
Preston    3  22  7.3  18  0
Daniel     2  64 32.0  59  0
Miller     2  13  6.5  10  0
Johnson K  1   0  0.0   0  0
Armstrong  1   0  0.0   0  0
          25 286 11.4      1

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

1985 GENERALS 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
Kyle
Borland
LB
MCH Panthers
NJ Generals
Ken
Dallafior
OT
MCH Panthers
NJ Generals
Donnell
Daniel
DB
CHI BlitzNJ Generals
Bob
Knapton
LB
CHI Blitz
NJ Generals
Ron
Reeves
QB
CHI Blitz
NJ Generals
Kevin
SeibelK
CHI Blitz
NJ Generals
Vince
Stroth
T
CHI Blitz
NJ Generals
Frank
Duncan
DB
OAK Invaders
NJ Generals
RandyVan Divier
G
OAK Invaders
NJ Generals
DonMaggs
T
PIT Maulers
NJ Generals
Larry
Swider
P
PIT Maulers
NJ Generals

1985 TERRITORIAL SELECTIONS  (highlighted signed with team)

First
Last
Pos
College
Gerald
Allen
LB
Syracuse
Alan
Andrews
TE
Rutgers
Andrew
Baker
WR
Rutgers
Kelvin
Bell
DB
Ohio State
Victor
Bellamy
DB
Syracuse
SteveCalabria
QB
Colgate
Jamie
CovingtonRB
Syracuse
Dave
Crecelius
DE
Ohio State
Joe
Estay
OT
Mississippi State
Doug
Flutie
QB
Boston College
Scott
Gieselman
TE
Boston College
Dwayne
Hooper
RB
Rutgers
Jamie
Kimmel
LB
Syracuse
Mark
Krerowicz
OT
Ohio State
Jim
Lachey
OG
Ohio State
Kirk
Lowdermilk
OC
Ohio State
Dave
Morrill
DE
Ohio State
Gerard
Phelan
WR
Boston College
Eugene
Robinson
DB
Colgate
Todd
Russell
DB
Boston College
Tony
Thurman
DB
Boston College
Mike
TomczakQB
Ohio State
Lionel
Washington
LB
Rutgers
Elmer
Wilson
RB
Mississippi State
Scott
Zalenski
OG
Ohio State

1985 OPEN DRAFT SELECTIONS  (highlighted signed with team)

Rd
Num
First
Last
Pos
College
1
5
Jesse
Penn
LB
Virginia Tech
1
11
Lee
Rouson
RB
Colorado
2
20
Pete
Muldoon
QB
Holy Cross
3
35
George
Shorthose
WR
Missouri
3
42
Robert
Anae
OG
Brigham Young
5
70
Ashley
Lee
FS
Virginia Tech
6
85
CharlesFox
DB
Furman
8
112
Lonnie
Young
DB
Michigan State
9
127
Herman
Fontenot
WR
Louisiana State
9
131
Tony
Edwards
LB
Texas
10
140
Kyle
Clawson
DE
Kansas State
14
200
Joe
Shield
QB
Trinity
15
213
Harry
Newsome
P
Wake Forest