1984 Oakland Invaders Statistics

United States Football League (USFL)
Team Record: 7-11
Finishing 4th in the USFL's Pacific Division of the Western Conference
Coach: John Ralston (0-3)
Coach: Chuck Hutchison (7-8)
Location: Oakland, California
Attendance: 205,897, Avg. 22,877 in 9 home dates
1984 Oakland Invaders Roster
1984 Oakland Invaders Results

The Oakland Invaders of the United States Football League ended the 1984 season with a record of 7 wins and 11 losses, finishing fourth in the USFL's Pacific Division of the Western Conference.

The Invaders managed just 242 points, worst in the league, and the defensive squad conceded 348. Fred Besana passed for 2,792 yards. Gordon Banks paced the receiving corps, snagging 64 passes for 937 yards.

Eric Jordan ran for a team-best 744 yards for Oakland, while Tom Newton also contributed to the rushing attack.

Marcus Quinn picked off 12 errant tosses from the opposition. Dave Browning topped the defensive unit with 14 quarterback sacks, part of an overall team total of 53 sacks.

John Ralston and Chuck Hutchison coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Fred Besana44625757.627926.3143.1122.759t5945475.4
Tom Ramsey14750.01168.300.017.14542348.5
Steve Grant23730.4522.300.0313.0206470.4
Marc Lewis11100.
Totals48427256.229666.1142.9163.359 69524


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Eric Jordan1357445.580t6
Tom Newton1465713.935 5
Arthur Whittington1154193.643 0
Louis Jackson381443.816 0
Fred Besana351424.114 3
Otis Brown14302.115 1
Jerry Aldridge5214.20
Steve Grant4194.80
Marc Lewis5183.60
Ted Torosian8162.00
Tom Ramsey5142.80
Gordon Banks188.00
John Thompson144.00
Totals51221504.280 15


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Gordon Banks6493714.648 5
Brian Williams4350811.845 4
Tom Newton362837.937 1
Arthur Whittington282197.846 0
Marc Lewis2334815.155 2
Eric Jordan191407.417 0
Louis Jackson191337.013 0
Lewis Gilbert10909.016 0
Ron Smith910711.939 1
John Thompson8486.011 0
Ted Torosian66611.023 0
Holden Smith26030.059t1
Dave Stief11313.013 0
Al Hill11010.010 0
Jerry Aldridge155.00
Randy Van Divier100.00
Otis Brown1-1-1.0-1 0
Totals272296610.959 14


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Kevin Shea292689.7201050.056


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Stan Talley110456941.589

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Gordon Banks251475.917 0
Marc Lewis9485.311 0
Totals341955.717 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Otis Brown3369120.943 0
Marc Lewis1941321.737 0
Eric Jordan48320.828 0
Dean Moore46215.528 0
Holden Smith34615.317 0
Dave Shaw33311.018 0
Thomas Carter11818.018 0
David Jefferson177.00
Louis Jackson166.00
Tom Newton100.00
Totals70135919.443 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Marcus Quinn1224420.380 0
Kenny Daniel6284.717 0
Derrick Martin312341.071t1
Frank Duncan3289.316 0
Gary Plummer2115.50
Don Drake11212.012 0
Frank Manumaleuga133.00
Totals2844916.080 1


Player No. Yds Avg.
Dave Browning14.01047.4
Monte Bennett8.562.57.4
Tim Lucas5.547.58.6
Dave Shaw4.523.55.2
Fred Worthy4.0328.0
Randy McClanahan3.0248.0
Frank Manumaleuga3.0144.7
Mitch Callahan2.02613.0
Roger Levasa1.01414.0
Gary Plummer1.088.0
Marcus Quinn1.077.0
Rick Mohr1.066.0
John Sullivan1.055.0
Carl Sullivan1.055.0
David Jefferson1.033.0
Don Drake1.022.0
Tim Moore0.54.59.0

Defense and Fumbles:

Player Tackle Brup Fum FRec FYds FTD FF
Carl Sullivan1

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Kevin Shea00000102600056
Tom Newton510000000036
Eric Jordan600000000036
Gordon Banks050000000030
Brian Williams040000000024
Fred Besana300000000018
Marc Lewis020000000012
Carl Sullivan000001000006
Derrick Martin00001000006
Holden Smith01000000006
Ron Smith01000000006
Otis Brown10000000006


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