1985 Tampa Bay Bandits Game-by-Game Results

United States Football League (USFL)
Team Record: 10-8
Finishing 5th in the USFL's Eastern Conference
Lost Quarterfinal
Coach: Steve Spurrier (10-8)
Location: Tampa, Florida
Attendance: 395,653, Avg. 43,961 in 9 home dates
1985 Tampa Bay Bandits Statistics
1985 Tampa Bay Bandits Roster

The Tampa Bay Bandits of the United States Football League ended the 1985 season with a record of 10 wins and 8 losses, finishing fifth in the USFL's Eastern Conference.

Tampa Bay chalked up 405 points, while the defensive unit allowed 422. John Reaves triggered the aerial attack, passing for 4,193 yards. Gary Anderson snagged 72 passes, while Larry Brodsky accumulated 1,071 receiving yards. Marvin Harvey was targeted regularly, too.

Gary Anderson carried the ball for a team-best 1,207 yards for the Bandits.

Marcus Quinn picked off 7 opponent throws. Fred Nordgren topped the defensive unit with 10 quarterback sacks.

Steve Spurrier coached the team. The 1985 Tampa Bay Bandits lost in the Quarterfinal.

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Regular Season Points For: 405
Regular Season Points Against: 422

Date Game Res Home Road Record
February 9, 1985 New Jersey Generals 7 at Tampa Bay Bandits 21 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
February 16, 1985 Baltimore Stars 26 at Tampa Bay Bandits 28 W 2-0-0 0-0-0 2-0-0 Charlotte, NC
February 23, 1985 Orlando Renegades 7 at Tampa Bay Bandits 35 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
March 3, 1985 Houston Gamblers 50 at Tampa Bay Bandits 28 L 1-1-0 0-0-0 1-1-0
March 10, 1985 Tampa Bay Bandits 31 at San Antonio Gunslingers 18 W 1-1-0 1-0-0 2-1-0
March 16, 1985 Arizona Outlaws 13 at Tampa Bay Bandits 23 W 2-1-0 1-0-0 3-1-0
March 24, 1985 Tampa Bay Bandits 24 at New Jersey Generals 28 L 2-1-0 1-1-0 3-2-0
March 29, 1985 Tampa Bay Bandits 28 at Memphis Showboats 20 W 2-1-0 2-1-0 4-2-0
April 6, 1985 Jacksonville Bulls 17 at Tampa Bay Bandits 31 W 3-1-0 2-1-0 5-2-0
April 15, 1985 Denver Gold 17 at Tampa Bay Bandits 33 W 4-1-0 2-1-0 6-2-0
April 21, 1985 Tampa Bay Bandits 3 at Birmingham Stallions 30 L 4-1-0 2-2-0 6-3-0
April 28, 1985 Baltimore Stars 14 at Tampa Bay Bandits 28 W 5-1-0 2-2-0 7-3-0
May 4, 1985 Tampa Bay Bandits 24 at Los Angeles Express 14 W 5-1-0 3-2-0 8-3-0
May 12, 1985 Tampa Bay Bandits 21 at Jacksonville Bulls 10 W 5-1-0 4-2-0 9-3-0
May 18, 1985 Memphis Showboats 38 at Tampa Bay Bandits 14 L 5-2-0 4-2-0 9-4-0
May 26, 1985 New Jersey Generals 30 at Tampa Bay Bandits 24 L 5-3-0 4-2-0 9-5-0 OT
June 1, 1985 Tampa Bay Bandits 7 at Orlando Renegades 37 L 5-3-0 4-3-0 9-6-0
June 8, 1985 Tampa Bay Bandits 24 at Portland Breakers 27 L 5-3-0 4-4-0 9-7-0
June 15, 1985 Birmingham Stallions 14 at Tampa Bay Bandits 17 W 6-3-0 4-4-0 10-7-0
June 23, 1985 Tampa Bay Bandits 10 at Baltimore Stars 38 L 6-3-0 4-5-0 10-8-0
June 30, 1985 Tampa Bay Bandits 27 at Oakland Invaders 30 L 0-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 Quarterfinals