1984 Tampa Bay Bandits Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 14-4
Finishing 2nd in the USFL's South Division of the Eastern Conference
Coach: Steve Spurrier (14-4)
Location: Tampa, Florida
Attendance: 415,425, Avg. 46,158 in 9 home dates
1984 Tampa Bay Bandits Roster
The Tampa Bay Bandits of the United States Football League ended the 1984 season with a record of 14 wins and 4 losses, finishing second in the USFL's South Division of the Eastern Conference.
The Bandits kept the scoreboard humming with 498 points, while the defensive unit conceded 347. John Reaves directed the offense, passing for 4,092 yards. Marvin Harvey snagged 70 passes, while Eric Truvillion accumulated 1,044 receiving yards, while Gary Anderson and Willie Gillespie provided receiving help as well.
Greg Boone carried the ball for a team-best 1,009 yards for Tampa Bay, and Gary Anderson also aided the ground game.
Warren Hanna picked off 5 opponent throws. Mike Butler topped the defensive unit with 11 quarterback sacks.
Steve Spurrier coached the team. The 1984 Tampa Bay Bandits lost in the Quarterfinal.
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Regular Season Points For: 498
Regular Season Points Against: 347
|February 4, 1984||Washington Federals 9 at Tampa Bay Bandits 28||W||1-0-0||0-0-0||1-0-0||Fort Lauderdale, FL|
|February 11, 1984||Oklahoma Outlaws 6 at Tampa Bay Bandits 15||W||2-0-0||0-0-0||2-0-0|
|February 18, 1984||Philadelphia Stars 17 at Tampa Bay Bandits 22||W||3-0-0||0-0-0||3-0-0||Orlando, FL|
|February 26, 1984||Houston Gamblers 17 at Tampa Bay Bandits 20||W||1-0-0||0-0-0||1-0-0|
|March 2, 1984||Tampa Bay Bandits 20 at Arizona Wranglers 17||W||1-0-0||1-0-0||2-0-0|
|March 10, 1984||Jacksonville Bulls 25 at Tampa Bay Bandits 28||W||2-0-0||1-0-0||3-0-0|
|March 18, 1984||Tampa Bay Bandits 30 at Denver Gold 36||L||2-0-0||1-1-0||3-1-0|
|March 26, 1984||Birmingham Stallions 27 at Tampa Bay Bandits 9||L||2-1-0||1-1-0||3-2-0|
|April 1, 1984||Tampa Bay Bandits 24 at Philadelphia Stars 38||L||2-1-0||1-2-0||3-3-0|
|April 7, 1984||Oakland Invaders 0 at Tampa Bay Bandits 24||W||3-1-0||1-2-0||4-3-0|
|April 16, 1984||Tampa Bay Bandits 35 at New Orleans Breakers 13||W||3-1-0||2-2-0||5-3-0|
|April 23, 1984||Tampa Bay Bandits 20 at Michigan Panthers 7||W||3-1-0||3-2-0||6-3-0|
|April 28, 1984||Washington Federals 19 at Tampa Bay Bandits 37||W||4-1-0||3-2-0||7-3-0|
|May 5, 1984||Tampa Bay Bandits 31 at Jacksonville Bulls 13||W||4-1-0||4-2-0||8-3-0|
|May 14, 1984||Oklahoma Outlaws 21 at Tampa Bay Bandits 48||W||5-1-0||4-2-0||9-3-0|
|May 20, 1984||New Orleans Breakers 20 at Tampa Bay Bandits 31||W||6-1-0||4-2-0||10-3-0|
|May 25, 1984||Tampa Bay Bandits 21 at Memphis Showboats 31||L||6-1-0||4-3-0||10-4-0|
|June 3, 1984||New Jersey Generals 14 at Tampa Bay Bandits 40||W||7-1-0||4-3-0||11-4-0|
|June 9, 1984||Memphis Showboats 24 at Tampa Bay Bandits 42||W||8-1-0||4-3-0||12-4-0|
|June 16, 1984||Tampa Bay Bandits 21 at Pittsburgh Maulers 9||W||8-1-0||5-3-0||13-4-0|
|June 24, 1984||Tampa Bay Bandits 17 at Birmingham Stallions 16||W||8-1-0||6-3-0||14-4-0|
|July 1, 1984||Tampa Bay Bandits 17 at Birmingham Stallions 36||L||0-0-0||0-1-0||0-1-0||Quarterfinals|
|July 21, 1984||Philadelphia Stars 24 at Tampa Bay Bandits 21||L||3-1-0||0-0-0||3-1-0||Postseason Exhibition Postseason Exhibition, London|