1983 Tampa Bay Bandits Statistics

United States Football League (USFL)
Team Record: 11-7
Finishing 3rd in the USFL's Central Division
Coach: Steve Spurrier (11-7)
Location: Tampa, Florida
Attendance: 359,195, Avg. 39,911 in 9 home dates
1983 Tampa Bay Bandits Roster
1983 Tampa Bay Bandits Results

The Tampa Bay Bandits of the United States Football League ended the 1983 season with a record of 11 wins and 7 losses, finishing third in the USFL's Central Division.

Tampa Bay scored 363 points, while the defense conceded 378. Jimmy Jordan tossed for 1,831 yards, while John Reaves and Mike Kelley took a significant amount of snaps also. Danny Buggs paced the receiving corps, snagging 76 passes for 1,146 yards, while Eric Truvillion was targeted regularly as well.

Greg Boone carried the ball for a team-best 694 yards for the Bandits, while Sam Platt additionally contributed to the rushing attack.

Jeff George picked off 6 opponent throws. Fred Nordgren topped the defensive unit with 15 quarterback sacks, helping propel the defense to an overall total of 59 sacks.

Steve Spurrier coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Jimmy Jordan23814560.918317.7145.9145.9492421580.0
John Reaves25913953.717266.793.5166.25198160.4
Mike Kelley1668148.810036.042.453.0432013963.4
Nathaniel Koonce10220.0202.000.0110.0111140.0
Ricky Williams100.
Eric Truvillion100.
Danny Buggs100.
Sam Platt200.
Gary Anderson100.
Totals67936754.145806.7274.0365.351 54449


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Greg Boone1746944.021 5
Sam Platt1565523.520t3
Gary Anderson975165.373 4
Ricky Williams25973.913 0
Carl Franks19854.518t1
Richard Holmes6183.00
Greg Wilson10181.80
Mike Kelley5132.60
Eric Truvillion4112.80
Willie Gillespie231.50
John Reaves430.80
Danny Buggs100.00
Nathaniel Koonce300.00
Jimmy Jordan2-3-1.50
Totals50820074.073 13


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Danny Buggs76114615.151 5
Eric Truvillion66108016.446 15
Sam Platt524027.719 0
Willie Gillespie3863916.843 4
Lewis Gilbert333019.126 1
Greg Boone332256.817 1
Gary Anderson2934712.049 0
Robert Young151238.215 0
Martin Cox915317.036 0
Tony Stephens67813.021 0
Ricky Williams6498.212 1
Carl Franks4379.215 0
Totals367458012.551 27


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Zenon Andrusyshyn363288.9312374.2101


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Zenon Andrusyshyn90358339.866

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Alvin Bailey443658.345 0
Martin Cox16543.414 0
Willie Gillespie111.00
Greg Wilson100.00
Gary Anderson2-1-0.50
Totals644196.545 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Alvin Bailey2956219.439 0
Willie Gillespie1016616.632 0
Sam Platt1114613.324 0
Greg Boone610116.830 0
Greg Wilson45614.020 0
Gary Anderson34715.718 0
Warren Hanna33511.713 0
Carl Franks11616.016 0
George Ragsdale11010.010 0
Mike Goedecker100.00
Jimmy Tyson100.00
Tony Hayes100.00
Totals71113916.039 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jeff George6335.522t1
Ken Taylor4369.015 0
Warren Hanna4317.825 0
Doug Beaudoin3258.312 0
Glen Edwards252.50
Alvin Bailey2-2-1.00
Fred Nordgren12323.023 1
Mike Goedecker177.00
Tim King100.00
Leon Williams100.00
Totals251586.325 2


Player No. Yds Avg.
Fred Nordgren15.01057.0
Ken Times11.0918.3
Jim Ramey6.0528.7
Alonzo Johnson4.0389.5
Walter Carter4.0358.8
Mike Goedecker3.03210.7
Tony Hayes3.0237.7
Russ Washington3.0217.0
Curtis Bunche2.0105.0
Paul Piurowski1.01717.0
Ron Simmons1.099.0
Ron Reliford1.088.0
Tim Groves1.088.0
Val Brown1.088.0
Glen Edwards1.055.0
Keith Clark1.044.0
Kelly Kirchbaum1.011.0

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Zenon Andrusyshyn000002332000101
Eric Truvillion0150000000192
Greg Boone510000000240
Danny Buggs050000000030
Gary Anderson400000000024
Willie Gillespie040000000024
Sam Platt300000000018
Lewis Gilbert01000000006
Jeff George00001000006
Carl Franks10000000006
Ricky Williams01000000006
Fred Nordgren00001000006
Mike Goedecker00000000024