1983 Michigan Panthers Statistics

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 Roster
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 Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Bobby Hebert45125757.035687.9276.0173.881t2016086.8
Whit Taylor341750.035310.412.900.05942396.8
Ken Lacy11100.03838.01100.000.038t00158.3
Rick Partridge100.
Totals48727556.539598.1296.0173.581 24183


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Ken Lacy23211805.159 6
John Williams1536244.131t12
Cleo Miller943744.019 0
Tony Ellis461583.425 0
Terry Miller331233.722 3
Mike Hagen13685.216 0
Bobby Hebert28351.23
Whit Taylor3103.316 0
Jimmy Hargrove242.00
Anthony Carter310.30
Totals60725774.259 24


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Mike Cobb6174612.231 5
Anthony Carter60118119.781t9
Ken Lacy4043310.839t2
Derek Holloway3981120.869t11
Donnie Echols201969.827 0
Frank McClain1926413.939 0
Cleo Miller12927.728 0
John Williams88010.053t1
Tony Ellis55511.027 0
Jerome Stelly3279.011 0
Mike Hagen3258.314 0
Jimmy Hargrove22412.017 0
Lonell Phea11414.014 0
Terry Miller199.00
Ray Pinney122.02t1
Totals275395914.481 29


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Novo Bojovic544990.7291862.1103


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
David Greenwood37153241.456
Rick Partridge2390539.353
Herman Weaver1660137.652
Bob Grupp12828.028

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Anthony Carter403879.757t1
Lonell Phea88710.923 0
Derek Holloway1-2-2.0-2 0
Totals494729.657 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Lonell Phea1430721.939 0
John Williams1229024.243 0
Derek Holloway1325419.531 0
Ron Ingram1020620.626 0
Jerome Stelly58817.621 0
Tom Moriarty36822.723 0
Tony Ellis23015.024 0
Mike Hagen23015.018 0
Cleo Miller12121.021 0
David Greenwood133.00
Robert Pennywell100.00
John Arnaud100.00
Totals65129720.043 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Robert Pennywell4235.816 0
Ron Osborne372.30
David Greenwood23115.531 0
Oliver Davis22412.023 0
John Corker22211.011 0
Ray Bentley2115.511 0
John Arnaud273.50
Andy Cannavino199.00
Freddie Logan100.00
Clarence Chapman100.00
Kyle Borland100.00
Totals211346.431 0


Player No. Yds Avg.
John Corker28.52007.0
David Tipton12.0104.58.7
Ronnie Paggett9.5757.9
Allen Hughes4.0266.5
Phil Dokes3.024.58.2
Kyle Borland2.02211.0
Mike Edwards2.02211.0
Ira Albright2.063.0
Robert Pennywell1.01212.0
David Greenwood1.01010.0
Ray Bentley1.099.0
John Banaszak1.088.0
Andy Cannavino1.077.0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Novo Bojovic000001849000103
John Williams1210000000078
Derek Holloway0110000001068
Anthony Carter091000000060
Ken Lacy620000000048
Mike Cobb050000000030
Bobby Hebert300000001020
Terry Miller300000000018
Donnie Echols000001000006
Ray Pinney01000000006
John Corker000001000006
Ira Albright000001000006
John Banaszak00000000012


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