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1983 Oakland Invaders Statistics

United States Football League (USFL)
Team Record: 9-9
Finishing 1st in the USFL's Pacific Division
Lost Semifinal
Coach: John Ralston (9-9)
Location: Oakland, California
Attendance: 275,594, Avg. 30,622 in 9 home dates
1983 Oakland Invaders Roster
1983 Oakland Invaders Results

The Oakland Invaders of the United States Football League ended the 1983 season with a record of 9 wins and 9 losses, finishing first in the USFL's Pacific Division.

The Invaders ran up 319 points, and the defense conceded 317. Fred Besana directed the offense, passing for 3,980 yards. Raymond Chester snagged 68 passes for 951 yards. Wyatt Henderson, Gordon Banks and Arthur Whittington each contributed to the receiving game, too.

Arthur Whittington carried the ball for a team-best 1,043 yards for Oakland.

Kenny Daniel and Marcus Quinn each seized 4 opponent throws. Cedrick Hardman and Monte Bennett each sacked opposing passers 8 times.

John Ralston coached the team. The 1983 Oakland Invaders lost in the Semifinal.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Fred Besana55034562.739807.2213.8162.980t7156085.1
Mike Livingston23834.81275.500.0417.45754014.5
Kevin Shea100.
Louis Jackson100.
Totals57635461.541057.1213.6203.580 76600


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Arthur Whittington28210433.724 6
Louis Jackson822733.319 0
Ted Torosian632213.520 5
Fred Besana411393.417 3
Jerry Aldridge201346.752 1
Wyatt Henderson55911.823 0
Jack Holmes16483.010 1
Elmer James11353.20
Jairo Penaranda10282.80
Gordon Banks5204.028 0
Mike Livingston166.00
Stan Talley100.00
Marc Lewis1-1-1.0-1 0
Raymond Chester1-1-1.0-1 0
Steve Grant1-2-2.0-2 0
Totals54020023.752 16


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Raymond Chester6895114.057 5
Arthur Whittington665848.837 2
Gordon Banks6185514.041 2
Wyatt Henderson5480114.853t9
Ted Torosian332347.132 0
Louis Jackson2929410.139 1
Jerry Aldridge1720812.280t2
Jack Holmes8658.116 0
Jairo Penaranda7426.015 0
Ron Wheeler5326.413 0
Elmer James4102.50
Ronnie Mallett12020.020 0
Vince Randall199.00
Totals354410511.680 21


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Kevin Shea363288.9321959.489


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Stan Talley87382544.075

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Gordon Banks302929.761 0
Billy Yancy12594.917 0
Marcus Quinn3113.70
Totals453628.061 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Elmer James2658222.449 0
Marc Lewis2255025.043 0
Louis Jackson1121519.530 0
Dave Shaw26331.546 0
Jerry Aldridge45213.020 0
Billy Yancy23015.020 0
Gordon Banks3279.013 0
Dean Moore2189.014 0
Totals72153721.349 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Kenny Daniel45112.828 0
Marcus Quinn44611.527 0
Gary Plummer3206.718 0
Derrick Martin27236.072t1
Frank Manumaleuga22613.014 0
Fred Williams14141.041 0
Mike O'Brien12121.021 0
Frank Duncan166.00
Totals1828315.772 1


Player No. Yds Avg.
Cedrick Hardman8.0637.9
Monte Bennett8.049.56.2
Alva Liles5.05210.4
David Jefferson4.5327.1
Dewey McClain4.525.55.7
Randy McClanahan3.0258.3
George Atiyeh2.0178.5
Dave Shaw2.0157.5
Lonnie Greene2.094.5
Dean Moore2.073.5
Dupre Marshall2.063.0
Marcus Quinn1.01313.0
Frank Duncan1.088.0
Frank Manumaleuga1.044.0

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Kevin Shea00000193200089
Wyatt Henderson090000000054
Arthur Whittington620000000048
Ted Torosian500000000030
Raymond Chester050000000030
Jerry Aldridge120000000018
Fred Besana300000000018
Gordon Banks020000000012
Louis Jackson01000000006
Jack Holmes10000000006
Derrick Martin00001000006
Jairo Penaranda00000000012