1985 Oakland Invaders Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 13-4-1
Finishing 1st in the USFL's Western Conference
Coach: Charlie Sumner (13-4-1)
Location: Oakland, California
Attendance: 157,489, Avg. 17,499 in 9 home dates
1985 Oakland Invaders Roster
The Oakland Invaders of the United States Football League ended the 1985 season with a record of 13 wins and 4 losses and 1 ties, finishing first in the USFL's Western Conference.
Oakland moved the ball well, scoring 473 points, while the defensive squad gave up 359. Bobby Hebert directed the offense, passing for 3,811 yards. Anthony Carter paced the receiving corps, snagging 70 passes for 1,323 yards, while Gordon Banks was targeted regularly, too.
Albert Bentley ran for a team-best 1,020 yards for the Invaders, while John Williams also buoyed the ground attack.
Vito McKeever and Derrick Martin each picked off 6 opponent throws. Angelo Snipes topped the defensive unit with 11.5 quarterback sacks, topping a defense credited with 56 sacks.
Charlie Sumner coached the team. The 1985 Oakland Invaders lost in the Championship.
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Regular Season Points For: 473
Regular Season Points Against: 359
|February 2, 1985||Oakland Invaders 10 at Arizona Outlaws 3||W||0-0-0||1-0-0||1-0-0||Mesa, AZ|
|February 9, 1985||Oakland Invaders 12 at Arizona Outlaws 0||W||0-0-0||2-0-0||2-0-0||Scrimmage; Mesa, AZ|
|February 17, 1985||Arizona Outlaws 13 at Oakland Invaders 31||W||1-0-0||2-0-0||3-0-0||Fresno, CA|
|February 24, 1985||Denver Gold 10 at Oakland Invaders 31||W||1-0-0||0-0-0||1-0-0|
|March 3, 1985||Baltimore Stars 17 at Oakland Invaders 17||T||1-0-1||0-0-0||1-0-1||OT|
|March 10, 1985||Houston Gamblers 42 at Oakland Invaders 7||L||1-1-1||0-0-0||1-1-1|
|March 17, 1985||Jacksonville Bulls 36 at Oakland Invaders 42||W||2-1-1||0-0-0||2-1-1|
|March 24, 1985||Oakland Invaders 31 at Memphis Showboats 19||W||2-1-1||1-0-0||3-1-1|
|March 31, 1985||Oakland Invaders 30 at Los Angeles Express 6||W||2-1-1||2-0-0||4-1-1|
|April 6, 1985||Oakland Invaders 17 at Portland Breakers 30||L||2-1-1||2-1-0||4-2-1|
|April 13, 1985||Oakland Invaders 17 at Birmingham Stallions 20||L||2-1-1||2-2-0||4-3-1|
|April 22, 1985||San Antonio Gunslingers 20 at Oakland Invaders 27||W||3-1-1||2-2-0||5-3-1|
|April 26, 1985||Arizona Outlaws 11 at Oakland Invaders 27||W||4-1-1||2-2-0||6-3-1|
|May 5, 1985||Oakland Invaders 21 at Orlando Renegades 7||W||4-1-1||3-2-0||7-3-1|
|May 11, 1985||Los Angeles Express 6 at Oakland Invaders 27||W||5-1-1||3-2-0||8-3-1|
|May 18, 1985||Oakland Invaders 24 at San Antonio Gunslingers 21||W||5-1-1||4-2-0||9-3-1|
|May 23, 1985||Oakland Invaders 31 at Denver Gold 16||W||5-1-1||5-2-0||10-3-1|
|June 2, 1985||Portland Breakers 20 at Oakland Invaders 38||W||6-1-1||5-2-0||11-3-1|
|June 8, 1985||Oakland Invaders 21 at Arizona Outlaws 28||L||6-1-1||5-3-0||11-4-1|
|June 15, 1985||New Jersey Generals 29 at Oakland Invaders 34||W||7-1-1||5-3-0||12-4-1|
|June 24, 1985||Oakland Invaders 31 at Houston Gamblers 21||W||7-1-1||6-3-0||13-4-1|
|June 30, 1985||Tampa Bay Bandits 27 at Oakland Invaders 30||W||1-0-0||0-0-0||1-0-0||Quarterfinals|
|July 6, 1985||Oakland Invaders 28 at Memphis Showboats 19||W||1-0-0||1-0-0||2-0-0||Semifinals|
|July 14, 1985||Baltimore Stars 28 at Oakland Invaders 24||L||1-1-0||1-0-0||2-1-0||Championship East Rutherford, NJ|