1983 Denver Gold Roster

United States Football League (USFL)
Team Record: 7-11
Finishing 3rd in the USFL's Pacific Division
Coach: Red Miller (4-7)
Coach: Charley Armey (0-1)
Coach: Craig Morton (3-3)
Location: Denver, Colorado
Attendance: 375,620, Avg. 41,736 in 9 home dates
1983 Denver Gold Statistics
1983 Denver Gold Results

The Denver Gold of the United States Football League ended the 1983 season with a record of 7 wins and 11 losses, finishing third in the USFL's Pacific Division. Red Miller, Charley Armey and Craig Morton coached the team.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
27Anthony AllenCBJanuary 13, 19616'0"175Texas Christian91
60George AtiyehDTMarch 6, 19596'3"255LSU92
80Howard BallageWRJuly 13, 19576'0"183ColoradoFort Polk, LA 61
58John BarefieldLB/SMarch 23, 19556'2"224Texas A&M-KingsvilleVictoria, TX USA1211
Tony BlountSNovember 5, 19586'1"195VirginiaAtlanta, GA USA81
Kenny BrownWRJune 26, 19566'0"182Nebraska30
57John BungartzLBSeptember 16, 19586'3"220Fullerton State11
Joe CampbellNTSeptember 15, 19586'0"275Baylor
35Larry CanadaRBDecember 16, 19546'2"233WisconsinChicago, IL USA1811
51Phil CancikLBApril 19, 19576'1"228Northern ArizonaSouth Bend, IN USA63
55Putt ChoateLBDecember 11, 19566'0"225SMUBig Spring, TX USA1818
52Tom DavisCJuly 31, 19556'2"260NebraskaOmaha, NE 1818
54Mark DeRoseLBDecember 8, 19606'2"220Southern Colorado20
80Johnnie DirdenWRMarch 14, 19526'0"188Sam Houston St.Houston, TX USA88
Amos DonaldsonG6'2"268Kansas State
21Dave DumarsSJanuary 21, 19575'10"170Northeastern LouisianaNatchitoches, LA 1717
73Matt EliasaraDTAugust 25, 19596'3"256Washington State10
75Greg FeaselT/GNovember 7, 19586'7"300Abilene ChristianBarstow, GA USA153
Mike FisherQBApril 22, 19585'11"172BaylorGatesville, TX USA
22Glenn FordRBJune 30, 19606'1"200Lenoir-Rhyne150
87Earl GabbidonTEJanuary 15, 19586'4"230Arizona State10
Bubba GarciaWROctober 18, 19575'11"185Texas-El PasoNew Braunfels, TX USA
50Greg GerkenLBApril 30, 19596'4"230Northern Arizona1818
85Darryl GoosbyTEAugust 28, 19616'5"235Cincinnati102
9Steve GortzPMay 23, 19566'2"205UNLV180
Sammy GreeneWRJanuary 28, 19596'1"190UNLV20
27Ricky HarrSAugust 8, 19575'11"190Colorado State103
67Ron HausauerGAugust 16, 19596'4"270Jamestown1515
72Doug HoppockTJanuary 30, 19606'4"280Kansas St.Wichita, KS USA1615
65Glenn HydeG/CMarch 14, 19516'3"253PittsburghBoston, MA USA1717
81Vic JamesWRFebruary 6, 19616'0"190Colorado1817
Keith JenkinsSJune 5, 19556'2"185Cincinnati10
7Ken JohnsonQBJanuary 5, 19516'2"205ColoradoLansing, MI 119
Richard JohnsonWROctober 19, 19615'7"182ColoradoLos Angeles, CA USA10
Lloyd JonesWRJanuary 7, 19586'3"185Brigham Young50
Tim JonesWRMay 23, 19575'11"185Kansas
Wayne JonesG/CFebruary 10, 19606'4"270UtahGrand Island, NE USA
12Jeff KnappleQBAugust 27, 19566'2"200UCLAWurzburg, Germany92
Bob KnaptonLBMay 22, 19606'2"225Northern Colorado80
20Will LewisCBJanuary 16, 19585'9"185MillersvilleQuakertown, PA USA157
Tom MaherTEJuly 12, 19536'3"233Los Angeles State102
34/13David MartinCBMarch 15, 19595'9"191VillanovaPhiladelphia, PA USA1818
Rich MatheneyWRMay 5, 19576'1"185Utah State30
41Bo MatthewsRBNovember 15, 19516'4"230ColoradoHuntsville, AL USA186
Bill McClungC/GMay 4, 19566'3"235Carson-Newman
23Nate MillerCBMarch 21, 19585'10"185CameronRailto, CA 1711
43Terry MillerRBJanuary 7, 19565'10"196Oklahoma St.Columbus, GA USA112
14Fred MortensenQBMarch 24, 19546'2"195Arizona State83
Dennis MosleyRBMarch 19, 19575'9"175Iowa
53Kelvin NewtonLBApril 20, 19596'0"220Texas Christian184
89Bob NiziolekTEJune 30, 19586'4"220ColoradoChicago, IL USA1615
70Harold NorfleetTJune 3, 19576'6"280Prairie View A&MBaytown, TX 93
Craig PenroseQBJuly 25, 19536'3"211ColoradoWoodland, CA USA54
Pete PerryDEAugust 13, 19586'5"246Colorado100
82Lonell PheaWRSeptember 29, 19585'10"175Houston99
68Andy PorembaDEMay 13, 19606'3"245Colorado State1810
Don RauschDENovember 5, 19606'4"269NW Missouri State
Jerry ReeseSJanuary 7, 19556'3"192OklahomaNew Orleans, LA USA
74Steve RogersTJanuary 9, 19596'4"260Oregon St.Escondido, CA USA180
Tom SchnabelLBMarch 1, 19606'0"220Dakota Wesleyan61
92Laval ShortDTSeptember 29, 19586'3"250ColoradoNashville, TN USA1714
66Joe SilipoG/CDecember 31, 19576'3"295TulaneGlen Cove, NY USA171
37Dave SmiloS/CBSeptember 22, 19586'2"190Eastern Michigan80
Robert SparksDB/WRJanuary 23, 19535'10"188San Francisco State
3Brian SpeelmanK/PMarch 18, 19575'11"185Capital180
30Scott StamperRBDecember 29, 19595'9"204Fort Lewis70
Joe StevensLBJanuary 21, 19616'5"230Michigan State
32Tom SullivanSDecember 10, 19605'11"190UCLA1412
24Harry SydneyRBJune 26, 19596'0"217KansasPetersburg, VA USA1814
Arland ThompsonG/TSeptember 19, 19576'4"265BaylorLockney, TX USA11
Steve TurkQBNovember 28, 19576'4"210Eastern Illinois
99Calvin TurnerDEApril 10, 19606'4"270West VirginiaFairmont, WV USA1716
42Maurice TylerCB/SJuly 19, 19506'0"188Morgan St.Karnack, TX USA113
Alvin WhiteQBMarch 26, 19536'3"215Oregon StateOntario, CA 10
91Larry WhiteDEOctober 11, 19616'3"260Jackson State1713
Vincent WhiteRBAugust 26, 19615'8"190Stanford72
59Kyle WhittinghamLB/DTNovember 21, 19596'0"232BYUSan Luis Obispo, CA USA1514
86Kevin WilliamsWRJanuary 7, 19585'8"164USCLos Angeles, CA USA41