1985 Denver Gold Statistics

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 Roster
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, while 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 provided receiving help also.

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

Nate Miller and Steve Trimble 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 Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Bob Gagliano35820557.326957.5133.6174.7693525773.5
Vince Evans32515748.322597.0123.7164.9562421263.1
Darryl Hemphill33100.06521.700.000.03200118.8
Totals68636553.250197.3253.6334.869 59469


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Bill Johnson21212615.956 15
Vince Evans432836.638 7
Todd Gerhart522795.418 2
Bob Gagliano341113.318 2
Darryl Hemphill35117.026 0
Vincent White9515.713 0
Kelley Johnson12828.028 0
Steve Johnson2115.510 0
Marc Lewis133.00
Leonard Harris610.20
Totals36320795.756 26


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Leonard Harris101143214.266 8
Marc Lewis75120716.169 6
Vincent White5566612.149 5
Gill Stegall3239712.459t3
Lonnie Turner2938813.427 0
Bill Johnson2933711.655 1
Troy Johnson1416711.922 0
Kelley Johnson1014914.937 1
Todd Gerhart912513.927 0
Brad Calip88610.831 1
Calvin Loveall25728.532 0
Ernie Carswell188.00
Totals365501913.869 25


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Jim Asmus313096.8171164.763
Brian Speelman222090.914642.938


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Brian Speelman31117938.058
Jim Asmus30112237.454

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
David Martin1314311.038 0
Lonnie Harris1010410.444 0
Leonard Harris7355.015 0
Nate Harris581.60
Vincent White100.00
Calvin Loveall100.00
Totals372907.844 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Lonnie Turner2446419.330 0
Lonnie Harris1642226.437 0
Brad Calip917219.132 0
Troy Johnson59719.425 0
Leonard Harris48621.552 0
John Arnold12525.025 0
Nate Harris2147.011 0
Tom Kilkenny11212.012 0
Ernie Carswell2115.515 0
Totals65130320.052 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Nate Miller57615.237 0
Steve Trimble5418.222 0
Jeff Delaney37725.732 0
Darryl Hemphill362.00
Craig Walls26532.546 0
Mike McKibben24522.545t1
Lance Shields22211.022 0
Stan Blinka22110.520 0
David Martin2178.510 0
John Nevens2157.50
Totals2838513.846 1


Player No. Yds Avg.
Bruce Thornton12.590.57.2
Calvin Turner11.0635.7
Craig Walls7.0405.7
Doug Mikolas4.527.56.1
Mike Taliferro4.04110.2
Pat Ogrin3.532.59.3
Darryl Hemphill2.0189.0
Reggie Singletary1.5149.3
Mike McKibben1.5128.0
Mark Buben1.01010.0
Tom Kilkenny1.077.0
Neil Hope1.077.0
Ernie Carswell1.055.0
John Nevens1.033.0
Steve Trimble0.55.511.0

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Bill Johnson1510000000096
Jim Asmus00000113000063
Leonard Harris080000000048
Vince Evans700000000042
Brian Speelman0000062000038
Marc Lewis060000000036
Vincent White050000000030
Gill Stegall030000000018
Bob Gagliano200000000012
Todd Gerhart200000000012
Kelley Johnson01000000006
Mike McKibben00001000006
Brad Calip01000000006