1983 Michigan Panthers Roster

United States Football League (USFL)
Team Record: 12-6
Finishing 1st in the USFL's Central Division
Won Championship
Coach: Jim Stanley (12-6)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Attendance: 200,258, Avg. 22,251 in 9 home dates
1983 Michigan Panthers Statistics
1983 Michigan Panthers Results

The Michigan Panthers of the United States Football League ended the 1983 season with a record of 12 wins and 6 losses, finishing first in the USFL's Central Division.

The Panthers piled up points with 451 points, and the defense conceded 337. Bobby Hebert triggered the aerial attack, passing for 3,568 yards. Mike Cobb paced the receiving corps, snagging 61 passes, while Anthony Carter accumulated 1,181 receiving yards.

Ken Lacy carried the ball for a team-best 1,180 yards for Michigan.

Robert Pennywell snatched 4 opponent throws. John Corker topped the defensive unit with 28.5 quarterback sacks, part of an overall team total of 74 sacks.

Jim Stanley coached the team. The 1983 Michigan Panthers won the Championship.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
67Ira AlbrightDTJanuary 2, 19596'0"285NE State (OK)Dallas, TX USA130
90Curtis AndersonDEMay 16, 19576'6"250Central State (OH)Cincinnati, OH USA32
25John ArnaudS/CBJune 4, 19616'0"185Iowa StateFort Lewis, WA 1810
76John BanaszakDEAugust 24, 19506'3"242East. MichiganCleveland, OH USA90
James BanksRBApril 20, 19616'2"210Indiana State
50Ray BentleyLBNovember 25, 19606'2"240Central MichiganGrand Rapids, MI USA1411
Marion BodyCBDecember 15, 19595'11"180Michigan
3Novo BojovicKNovember 2, 19595'10"172Central MichiganTitograd, Yugoslavia180
52Kyle BorlandLBJuly 5, 19616'3"232WisconsinDenison, IA USA1412
54Matt BraswellG/CJune 6, 19586'3"255GeorgiaAmericus, GA 40
Eugene ByrdWRJune 7, 19576'0"180Michigan StateEast St. Louis, IL
62Andy CannavinoLBApril 20, 19596'1"225MichiganCleveland, OH 187
1Anthony CarterWRSeptember 17, 19605'11"168MichiganRiviera Beach, FL USA1817
22Clarence ChapmanCBDecember 10, 19535'10"185East. MichiganDetroit, MI USA1818
89Mike CobbTEDecember 10, 19556'5"244Michigan St.Youngstown, OH USA1818
58Will CokeleyLBDecember 6, 19606'2"220Kansas St.Topeka, KS USA150
57John CorkerLBDecember 29, 19586'5"240Oklahoma St.Miami, FL USA1717
Steve CoxG6'1"250Tulsa
21Oliver DavisCB/SAugust 29, 19546'1"203Tennessee St.Columbus, GA USA127
Hilton DawsonLBApril 17, 19596'3"230Kansas
72Phil DokesDE/DTSeptember 7, 19556'4"258Oklahoma St.North Little Rock, AR USA175
63Thom DornbrookGDecember 1, 19566'2"240KentuckyPittsburgh, PA USA1616
88Donnie EcholsTEDecember 16, 19576'4"240Oklahoma St.Dallas, TX USA170
53Mike EdwardsLBFebruary 15, 19576'4"225Oklahoma StatePlant City, FL 171
30Tony EllisRBNovember 19, 19606'2"210Michigan StateCoolidge, AZ 85
73Greg FairchildT/GMarch 10, 19546'4"258TulsaSt. Louis, MO USA92
70Chris GodfreyTMay 17, 19586'3"263MichiganDetroit, MI USA1818
74Russ GrahamTMay 5, 19616'4"260Oklahoma StateBorger, TX 4
26Elbert GrayCBDecember 25, 19596'0"195Weber StateDallas, TX 121
31David GreenwoodS/PMarch 25, 19606'3"210WisconsinPark Falls, WI USA1616
19Bob GruppPMay 8, 19555'11"193DukePhiladelphia, PA USA10
39Mike HagenRBJune 30, 19596'0"240MontanaAuburn, WA USA93
33Jimmy HargroveFBNovember 13, 19576'2"228Wake ForestNewton Grove, NC USA10
11Bobby HebertQBAugust 19, 19606'4"215NW State (LA)Baton Rouge, LA USA1818
29Derek HollowayWRJanuary 17, 19615'7"166ArkansasRiverside, NJ USA1817
98Allen HughesDT/DESeptember 8, 19596'3"250Western MichiganDetroit, MI 1210
Derek HughesRBSeptember 13, 19596'3"223Michigan StateColumbus, OH
86Ron IngramWROctober 27, 19595'10"168Oklahoma StateDallas, TX 4
77Jeff JacksonDE/DTAugust 21, 19596'7"265ToledoToledo, OH 3
28Ken LacyRBNovember 1, 19606'0"222TulsaWaco, TX USA1713
51Mel LandLBNovember 30, 19556'3"243Michigan St.Youngstown, OH USA76
Dan LloydLBNovember 9, 19536'2"225WashingtonHeber, UT USA
24Freddie LoganCBMarch 9, 19616'0"185Cincinnati
69Marv MantosGMarch 26, 19606'3"260Michigan StateBloomingdale, OH
Mike MasonTDecember 30, 19586'6"280UCLASt. Joseph, MI
83Frank McClainWRNovember 9, 19576'0"183North TexasFort Worth, TX 162
20Larry McCrimmonWR/LB/DBJuly 14, 19606'2"198CameronTampa, FL 10
61Tyrone McGriffGJanuary 13, 19586'0"270Florida A&MVero Beach, FL USA1515
33Cleo MillerRBSeptember 5, 19525'11"207Ark-Pine BluffGould, AR USA146
Mark MillerQBAugust 13, 19566'2"176Bowling GreenCanton, OH USA
Terry MillerRBJanuary 7, 19565'10"196Oklahoma St.Columbus, GA USA40
45Tom MoriartyS/CBApril 7, 19536'0"185Bowling GreenLima, OH USA90
84McDonald OdenTEMarch 28, 19586'4"234Tennessee St.Franklin, TN USA10
23Ron OsborneCB/SJanuary 22, 19615'11"190Iowa StatePahokee, FL 1716
75Tony OsbunT/DT/DEMay 1, 19586'4"255MichiganKenton, OH 134
99Ronnie PaggettDE/DTJanuary 1, 19586'2"240Louisiana TechJackson Parish, LA 1817
17Rick PartridgePAugust 26, 19576'1"175UtahOrange, CA USA60
59Robert PennywellLBNovember 6, 19546'1"222Grambling St.Crowley, LA USA1817
86Lonell PheaWRSeptember 29, 19585'10"175Houston60
Bob PhillipsWRDecember 6, 19596'0"182Western Michigan
56Tom PietteCAugust 29, 19606'4"250Michigan StateDetroit, MI 11
74Ray PinneyT/GJune 29, 19546'4"251WashingtonSeattle, WA USA1010
55Wayne RadloffCMay 17, 19616'5"274GeorgiaLondon, England1717
Jay RepkoTEJune 12, 19586'3"240UrsinusPottstown, PA USA
79Wes RobertsDEAugust 1, 19576'6"253TCUDodge City, KS USA22
Kevin SloanTDecember 3, 19596'7"260Washington State
81Jerome StellyWRJanuary 5, 19615'9"180Western IllinoisYuma, AZ 60
10Whit TaylorQBJanuary 8, 19605'11"185VanderbiltShelbyville, TN 150
Lawrence TexadaRBJanuary 14, 19605'11"208Henderson State
65David TiptonDTDecember 10, 19536'1"255West. IllinoisSuperior, WI USA1818
60Tony VitaleGSeptember 2, 19586'3"260Central MichiganMilan, Italy
Herman WeaverPNovember 17, 19486'4"210TennesseeVilla Rica, GA USA30
Craig WederquistGOctober 26, 19606'2"245Drake
68Mike WestonG/CJune 16, 19596'2"255Wayne StateDetroit, MI
40John WilliamsRBOctober 26, 19605'11"213WisconsinMuskegon, MI USA188
51Ricky YoungLBSeptember 1, 19606'3"250Oklahoma StateChicago Heights, IL 150