1985 Memphis Showboats Statistics

United States Football League (USFL)
Team Record: 11-7
Finishing 3rd in the USFL's Eastern Conference
Lost Semifinal
Coach: Pepper Rodgers (11-7)
Location: Memphis, Tennessee
Attendance: 278,473, Avg. 30,941 in 9 home dates
1985 Memphis Showboats Roster
1985 Memphis Showboats Results

The Memphis Showboats of the United States Football League ended the 1985 season with a record of 11 wins and 7 losses, finishing third in the USFL's Eastern Conference.

The Showboats ran up 429 points, and the solid defense conceded 337. Mike Kelley threw for 2,186 yards, and Walter Lewis played quarterback, too. Derrick Crawford snagged 70 passes, while Greg Moser accumulated 1,145 receiving yards.

Tim Spencer carried the ball for a team-best 789 yards for Memphis.

Don Bessillieu, Ron Osborne and Barney Bussey each intercepted 3 opponent throws. Reggie White topped the defensive unit with 11.5 quarterback sacks.

Pepper Rodgers coached the team. The 1985 Memphis Showboats lost in the Semifinal.

Click on column headings to sort.


Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Mike Kelley26016563.521868.493.5145.446149479.1
Walter Lewis1849752.715938.7168.752.7653425999.8
Totals44426259.037798.5255.6194.365 48353


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tim Spencer1987894.041 3
Walter Lewis655919.143 4
Leonard Williams884635.337 0
Harry Sydney763414.518t4
Anthony Parker672854.326 8
Ricky Porter431884.422 0
Mike Kelley15765.118t6
Ron O'Neal12342.80
Derrick Crawford166.00
Van Heflin133.00
Henry Williams1-1-1.0-1 0
Totals56727754.943 25


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Derrick Crawford70105715.146 9
Greg Moser57114520.159 6
Mark Raugh3451615.250 4
Gary Shirk2323610.327 1
Ricky Porter1421015.065 0
Anthony Parker141369.725 0
Tim Spencer14966.911 0
Harry Sydney10797.915 0
Leonard Williams9687.614 0
Gerald Bradley811514.433 1
Henry Williams57915.826t1
Van Heflin34013.332 2
Dave Huffman122.02t1
Totals262377914.465 25


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Alan Duncan484593.8251664.093
Chuck Bushbeck22100.03133.35


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Jim Miller37149840.553
Bob Grupp26105640.655
Mike Kelley11414.014

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Henry Williams312578.347 0
Derrick Crawford818423.060t1
Totals3944111.360 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Henry Williams3671119.849 0
Derrick Crawford1126323.962 0
Anthony Parker35719.025 0
Ricky Porter35217.326 0
Harry Sydney3258.314 0
Mark Raugh11010.010 0
Ron O'Neal122.00
Van Heflin100.00
Will Cokeley100.00
Totals63112017.862 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ron Osborne33812.720 0
Barney Bussey3113.711 0
Don Bessillieu331.00
Leonard Coleman263.00
Will Cokeley200.00
Mossy Cade200.00
Mike Grant100.00
Totals16583.620 0


Player No. Yds Avg.
Reggie White11.593.58.1
John Corker5.543.57.9
Calvin Clark5.0275.4
Sam Clancy4.0287.0
Brett Williams3.0289.3
Steve Hammond2.520.58.2
Carlton Rose2.0168.0
Will Cokeley1.59.56.3
Leonard Coleman1.099.0
Jay Hayes1.055.0
Barney Bussey1.044.0
Steve Bearden1.044.0

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Alan Duncan00000164500093
Derrick Crawford091000000060
Anthony Parker800000000048
Mike Kelley600000001038
Greg Moser060000001038
Harry Sydney400000000024
Walter Lewis400000000024
Mark Raugh040000000024
Tim Spencer300000000018
Van Heflin020000000012
Dave Huffman01000000006
Gerald Bradley01000000006
Henry Williams01000000006
Gary Shirk01000000006
Chuck Bushbeck00000120005
Reggie White00000000012