1983 New Jersey Generals Statistics

United States Football League (USFL)
Team Record: 6-12
Finishing 3rd in the USFL's Atlantic Division
Coach: Chuck Fairbanks (6-12)
Location: East Rutherford, New Jersey
Attendance: 304,396, Avg. 33,822 in 9 home dates
1983 New Jersey Generals Roster
1983 New Jersey Generals Results

The New Jersey Generals of the United States Football League ended the 1983 season with a record of 6 wins and 12 losses, finishing third in the USFL's Atlantic Division.

The Generals chalked up 314 points, but the defensive squad conceded 437. Herschel Walker piled up yardage, accumulating a 1,812 yards for New Jersey.

Bobby Scott passed for 2,174 yards. Herschel Walker paced the receiving corps, grabbing 53 passes, while Sam Bowers accumulated 715 receiving yards, while Tom McConnaughey contributed to the receiving game also.

Mike Williams intercepted 8 errant tosses from the opposition. Mike Weddington sacked quarterbacks 6 times.

Chuck Fairbanks coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Bobby Scott29616756.421747.372.4165.465t3825865.1
Jeff Knapple1648250.010176.231.8106.1411310550.3
Dave Boisture351645.71604.612.925.72096544.9
Gene Bradley19736.8814.315.315.3190046.2
Mike Friede100.
Totals51527252.834326.7122.3295.665 60428


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Herschel Walker41218124.483t17
Maurice Carthon903343.714 3
Dwight Sullivan472054.420t4
Walter Tullis171237.233 1
Thomas Lott181106.116 1
Bobby Scott19713.714 0
Dave Boisture7456.411 0
Vickey Anderson5295.80
Jeff Knapple4256.210 0
Larry Coffey6203.312 0
Mark Slawson2189.012 0
Sam Bowers2157.50
Lance Olander3113.70
Tom McConnaughey111.00
Dave Jacobs1-5-5.0-5 0
Victor Hicks2-11-5.50
Totals63628034.483 26


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Herschel Walker534899.265t1
Sam Bowers4371516.649 1
Tom McConnaughey4269116.537t3
Mike Friede2537915.227t1
Victor Hicks2026713.440t3
Maurice Carthon201708.522 0
Dwight Sullivan20995.011 0
Larry Brodsky1923912.631t1
Mark Slawson1725915.227 1
Larry Coffey6508.327 0
Vickey Anderson5224.41
Totals270338012.565 12


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Dave Jacobs161381.213646.231
Dave Betz6466.76466.716
John Roveto66100.06350.015


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Lance Olander54199837.057
Dave Jacobs2378834.351

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Thomas Lott251556.217 0
Mike Williams55811.618 0
William Holliday100.00
Totals312136.918 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Thomas Lott53116021.937 0
Larry Coffey611318.839 0
Lance Olander68914.822 0
Dwight Sullivan58517.023 0
Herschel Walker36923.027 0
Mike Williams24924.530 0
Mike Weddington44110.214 0
Vickey Anderson11919.019 0
Walter Tullis177.00
Mike Friede100.00
Totals82163219.939 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Mike Williams8688.526 0
Terry Daniels4266.523 0
Keith Moody3279.016 0
Sam Sopp3227.315 0
Rod Skillman144.00
Dana Noel111.00
Rod Shoate100.00
Totals211487.026 0


Player No. Yds Avg.
Mike Weddington6.0467.7
James Lockette5.0377.4
Terry Daniels4.0399.8
Rod Shoate4.0338.2
Tom Woodland3.0206.7
Ricky Williamson3.0134.3
Mike McKibben2.0126.0
Joe Cugliari2.0115.5
Mel Lunsford1.055.0
Richard Murray1.055.0
Don Harris1.055.0
Scott Dawson1.044.0
Maurice Clemmons0.5612.0
Steve Hammond0.536.0
Rod Skillman0.536.0
Sam Sopp0.536.0

Defense and Fumbles:

Player Tackle Brup Fum FRec FYds FTD FF
Eric Johnson1

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Herschel Walker17100000010110
Dave Jacobs0000061300031
Dwight Sullivan400000000024
Maurice Carthon300000003024
Victor Hicks030000001020
Tom McConnaughey030000000018
Dave Betz000004400016
John Roveto000003600015
Thomas Lott10000000006
Mike Friede01000000006
Vickey Anderson01000000006
Eric Johnson10006
Mark Slawson01000000006
Larry Brodsky01000000006
John Joyce10006
Sam Bowers01000000006
Walter Tullis10000000006
Joe Cugliari00000000012


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