1985 Denver Gold Roster

United States Football League (USFL)
Team Record: 11-7
Finishing 2nd in the USFL's Western Conference
Lost Quarterfinal
Coach: Darrel Davis (11-7)
Location: Denver, Colorado
Attendance: 130,113, Avg. 14,457 in 9 home dates
1985 Denver Gold Statistics
1985 Denver Gold Results

The Denver Gold of the United States Football League ended the 1985 season with a record of 11 wins and 7 losses, finishing second in the USFL's Western Conference.

The Gold scored 433 points, and the defense gave up 389. Bob Gagliano passed for 2,695 yards, and Vince Evans spent time under center, too. Leonard Harris topped the receiving corps, catching 101 balls for 1,432 yards. Marc Lewis contributed to the receiving game also.

Bill Johnson rushed for a team-leading 1,261 yards for Denver.

Steve Trimble and Nate Miller each seized 5 opponent throws. Bruce Thornton led the defensive unit with 12.5 quarterback sacks.

Darrel Davis coached the team. The 1985 Denver Gold lost in the Quarterfinal.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
84John ArnoldWROctober 5, 19555'10"175WyomingShizuoka, Japan
9Jim AsmusP/KDecember 2, 19586'2"195HawaiiMeppal, Holland100
22Kerry BairdCBOctober 21, 19616'0"193KentuckyFranklin, KY
50Stan BlinkaLBApril 29, 19576'2"230Sam Houston St.Columbus, OH USA
65Mark BubenDT/DEMarch 23, 19576'3"260TuftsAuburn, MA USA
57John BungartzLBSeptember 16, 19586'3"220Fullerton StateGlendale, CA
83Brad CalipWRDecember 12, 19625'10"173East Central OklahomaHobart, OK
24Ernie CarswellSDecember 26, 19615'10"203Alabama StateNew York, NY
Bryan DausinT/GJanuary 28, 19606'4"260Texas A&MSan Antonio, TX 5
52Tom DavisCJuly 31, 19556'2"260NebraskaOmaha, NE
40Jeff DelaneySOctober 25, 19566'0"195PittsburghPittsburgh, PA USA
63Walt DowningGJune 11, 19566'3"259MichiganCoatesville, PA USA
Dennis EdwardsDE/DTOctober 6, 19596'4"253USCStockton, CA USA
8Vince EvansQBJune 14, 19556'2"215USCGreensboro, NC USA
75Greg FeaselT/GNovember 7, 19586'7"300Abilene ChristianBarstow, GA USA8
11Mike FisherQBDecember 29, 19606'3"223North TexasMena, AR
10Bob GaglianoQBSeptember 5, 19586'3"200U.S. InternationalLos Angeles, CA USA18
37Todd GerhartRBDecember 8, 19625'11"235Fullerton StateLa Mirada, CA 18
Greg GerkenLBApril 30, 19596'4"230Northern ArizonaDenver, CO
Kris HainesWRJuly 23, 19575'11"183Notre DameAkron, OH USA
80Leonard HarrisWRNovember 27, 19605'8"162AustinMcKinney, TX USA18
81Lonnie HarrisWRApril 22, 19595'6"170North Carolina A&TDayton, OH
42Nate HarrisSSeptember 28, 19625'9"172Tulsa18
67Ron HausauerGAugust 16, 19596'4"270JamestownHazen, ND 4
25Darryl HemphillSMarch 29, 19606'0"195West Texas A&MSan Antonio, TX USA
30Norman HillLBJanuary 5, 19616'2"205Texas TechNashville, TN
54Neil HopeLBMarch 22, 19636'2"235USCMemphis, TN USA14
56Terry IrvinLBAugust 14, 19626'2"238Colorado
87Kelley JohnsonWRJune 3, 19625'8"168ColoradoCarlsbad, NM USA13
72Steve JohnsonDEJanuary 6, 19616'5"225OregonLongview, WA
89Troy JohnsonWROctober 20, 19626'1"180SE LouisianaNew Orleans, LA USA14
34Bill JohnsonRBOctober 31, 19606'2"230Arkansas St.Poughkeepsie, NY USA18
67Frank KalilC/GSeptember 1, 19596'3"260ArizonaAjo, AZ
58Tom KilkennyLBAugust 27, 19586'2"237TemplePhiladelphia, PA 18
88Marc LewisWRMay 15, 19605'9"169Missouri Western StateColumbia, MO
61Greg LobergT/C/GDecember 7, 19616'4"264CaliforniaSan Rafael, CA USA14
27Calvin LoveallCBJuly 23, 19625'9"180IdahoKennewick, WA USA18
13David MartinCBMarch 15, 19595'9"191VillanovaPhiladelphia, PA USA
53Mike McKibbenLBSeptember 3, 19566'3"228Kent St.Mount Carmel, IL USA
70Doug MikolasDEJune 7, 19626'1"270Oregon TechManteca, CA USA16
23Matt MillerTJuly 30, 19566'6"270ColoradoDurango, CO USA
76Nate MillerCBMarch 21, 19585'10"185CameronRailto, CA
74Mike NeaseGOctober 30, 19616'3"272Tenn-ChattanoogaMorristown, TN USA
59John NevensLBMay 9, 19636'0"230Fullerton StateLos Angeles, CA
79Pat OgrinDTFebruary 10, 19586'5"265WyomingButte, MT USA
28Lance ShieldsCBApril 1, 19606'1"179DrakeBuffalo, NY
77Reggie SingletaryDTMay 3, 19626'3"272Kansas StateTampa, FL
3Brian SpeelmanK/PMarch 18, 19575'11"185CapitalColumbus, OH
85Gill StegallWRApril 30, 19615'9"170HardingLittle Rock, AR
32Tom SullivanSDecember 10, 19605'11"190UCLASouth Bend, IN
73Mike TaliferroDTAugust 23, 19616'4"280Texas ChristianRiviera Beach, FL
60Bruce ThorntonDEFebruary 14, 19586'5"263IllinoisDetroit, MI USA
47Steve TrimbleS/CBMay 11, 19585'10"181MarylandCumberland, MD USA
95Calvin TurnerDEApril 10, 19606'4"270West VirginiaFairmont, WV USA
82Lonnie TurnerWRAugust 31, 19605'7"165Cal Poly-PonomaCompton, CA 17
78Ray WagnerTNovember 15, 19576'4"290Kent St.Altoona, PA USA
56Craig WallsLB/DBDecember 24, 19586'1"215IndianaPittsburgh, PA USA18
44Vincent WhiteRBAugust 26, 19615'8"190StanfordKansas City, MO
Brian WilliamsTEOctober 14, 19576'5"240SouthernNew Orleans, LA USA
33Donnie WilliamsRBSeptember 27, 19605'11"197SW Texas State
Kevin WilliamsWRJanuary 7, 19585'8"164USCLos Angeles, CA USA
66George YarnoG/CAugust 12, 19576'2"260Washington St.Spokane, WA USA1818



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