1985 Oakland Invaders Roster

United States Football League (USFL)
Team Record: 13-4-1
Finishing 1st in the USFL's Western Conference
Lost Championship
Coach: Charlie Sumner (13-4-1)
Location: Oakland, California
Attendance: 157,489, Avg. 17,499 in 9 home dates
1985 Oakland Invaders Statistics
1985 Oakland Invaders Results

The Oakland Invaders of the United States Football League ended the 1985 season with a record of 13 wins and 4 losses and 1 ties, finishing first in the USFL's Western Conference.

The Invaders moved the ball well, scoring 473 points, and the defensive squad gave up 359. Bobby Hebert directed the offense, passing for 3,811 yards. Anthony Carter paced the receiving corps, snagging 70 passes for 1,323 yards. Gordon Banks contributed to the receiving game, too.

Albert Bentley ran for a team-best 1,020 yards for Oakland, while John Williams also buoyed the ground attack.

Vito McKeever and Derrick Martin each picked off 6 opponent throws. Angelo Snipes topped the defensive unit with 11.5 quarterback sacks, topping a defense credited with 56 sacks.

Charlie Sumner coached the team. The 1985 Oakland Invaders lost in the Championship.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
88Gordon BanksWRMarch 12, 19585'10"175StanfordLos Angeles, CA USA180
9Monte BennettDE/DTApril 27, 19596'3"265Kansas St.Sterling, KS USA
32Albert BentleyRBAugust 15, 19605'11"200Miami (FL)Naples, FL USA18
50Ray BentleyLBNovember 25, 19606'2"240Central MichiganGrand Rapids, MI USA
84Paul BergmannTEMarch 30, 19616'3"225UCLALos Angeles, CA 13
14Fred BesanaQBMarch 9, 19546'4"203CaliforniaRoseville, CA 0
79Larry BetheaDE/DTJuly 21, 19566'2"251Michigan St.Florence, SC USA
3Novo BojovicKNovember 2, 19595'10"172Central MichiganTitograd, Yugoslavia180
23Otis BrownRBFebruary 3, 19605'11"206Jackson StateMonroe, LA 20
73Dave BrowningDE/DTAugust 18, 19566'5"245WashingtonSpokane, WA USA
1Anthony CarterWRSeptember 17, 19605'11"168MichiganRiviera Beach, FL USA17
52Thomas CarterLBFebruary 5, 19616'2"230San Diego StateLos Angeles, CA 8
89Doug CozenTE/TJuly 9, 19576'4"241IllinoisPalatine, IL
21Oliver DavisCB/SAugust 29, 19546'1"203Tennessee St.Columbus, GA USA
55Rich DixonLBAugust 6, 19596'2"235CaliforniaRoswell, NM USA
28Shawn FaulknerRBJune 22, 19626'0"195Western MichiganPort Huron, MI 18
64Tracy FranzG/TMarch 26, 19606'5"270San Jose St.Sacramento, CA USA18
25Bobby FutrellCBAugust 4, 19625'11"190Elizabeth City StateAhoskie, NC 6
86Lewis GilbertTEMay 24, 19566'4"225FloridaNaples, FL USA10
31David GreenwoodS/PMarch 25, 19606'3"210WisconsinPark Falls, WI USA16
7Daryl HartCBJanuary 10, 19615'10"175Lane College (TN)Memphis, TN 14
11Bobby HebertQBAugust 19, 19606'4"215NW State (LA)Baton Rouge, LA USA1818
99Doug HollieDEDecember 15, 19606'4"265SMUDetroit, MI USA18
29Derek HollowayWRJanuary 17, 19615'7"166ArkansasRiverside, NJ USA18
80Wes HowellWRMarch 8, 19606'3"212CaliforniaCastro Valley, CA
85Reggie IrvingGDecember 22, 19556'2"260Grambling StateNew Orleans, LA
34Mike JonesRBMarch 4, 19626'2"210North Carolina A&TYoungstown, OH
20Eric JordanRBNovember 17, 19616'0"190PurduePineville, LA 15
63Jim LeonardC/GOctober 19, 19576'3"258Santa ClaraSanta Cruz, CA USA18
48Tim LucasLBApril 3, 19616'3"230CaliforniaStockton, CA USA60
72Dale MarkhamTJuly 24, 19576'8"280North DakotaWhitewater, WI USA
24Derrick MartinCBMay 31, 19576'0"185Arizona St.Los Angeles, CA USA18
57Randy McClanahanLBDecember 12, 19546'5"225La-LafayetteLincoln, NE USA
36Vito McKeeverCBOctober 8, 19616'0"180FloridaInverness, FL USA18
92Tim MooreDE/DTSeptember 27, 19606'3"270SouthernNew Orleans, LA
45Tom NewtonRBMarch 8, 19546'0"212CaliforniaCarmel, FL USA
74Ray PinneyT/GJune 29, 19546'4"251WashingtonSeattle, WA USA18
51Gary PlummerLBJanuary 26, 19606'2"244CaliforniaFremont, CA USA1818
40Marcus QuinnSJune 27, 19596'1"205LSUTylertown, MS USA22
Charles RigginsDENovember 9, 19596'5"295Bethune-CookmanSanford, FL USA
58Dave ShawLBMay 27, 19576'0"225CaliforniaNorco, CA
85Mike ShumannWROctober 13, 19556'1"178Florida St.Louisville, KY USA
54Ed SmithLBMay 18, 19576'2"216VanderbiltKnoxville, TN USA
59Angelo SnipesLB/SJanuary 11, 19636'0"222West GeorgiaAtlanta, GA USA18
90Bob StandiferDE/DTJune 3, 19636'5"257Tennessee - ChattanoogaChattanooga, TN 4
96Carl SullivanDE/DTApril 30, 19626'4"248San Jose St.San Jose, CA USA18
41John SullivanSNovember 15, 19616'1"196CaliforniaHartford, CT USA18
10Stan TalleyPSeptember 5, 19586'5"220TCUDallas, TX USA180
25Lynn ThomasSJuly 9, 19595'11"181PittsburghPascagoula, MS USA
15J TorchioQBSeptember 14, 19606'2"205CaliforniaOakland, CA
56Tom TurnureCJuly 9, 19576'4"250WashingtonSeattle, WA USA18
77Ruben VaughanDTAugust 5, 19566'2"261ColoradoLos Angeles, CA USA
Darnell WallDEApril 27, 19616'4"266Virginia Union
81Brian WilliamsTEOctober 14, 19576'5"240SouthernNew Orleans, LA USA
43John WilliamsRBOctober 26, 19605'11"213WisconsinMuskegon, MI USA18
63Jeff WiskaGOctober 17, 19596'3"265Michigan St.Detroit, MI USA18
70Steve WrightTApril 8, 19596'6"271Northern IowaSt. Louis, MO USA18