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  • United States Football League (USFL)

    The United States Football League ( USFL ) was an American football league that played for three seasons, 1983 through 1985. The league played a spring/summer schedule in their three seasons. A fourth season, to be played in a traditional autumn/winter schedule, was set to commence before league operations ceased.The USFL was conceived in 1965 by New Orleans, Louisiana, businessman David Dixon,...

  • Denver Gold (USFL)

    The Denver Gold was a franchise in the United States Football League, an attempt to establish a second major professional football league in the United States, playing a springtime season, from 1983 to 1985. The Gold played their home games at Mile High Stadium in Denver, Colorado.

  • New Jersey Generals (USFL)

    The New Jersey Generals were a franchise of the United States Football League (USFL) established in 1982 to begin play in the spring and summer of 1983. The team played three seasons from 1983–85, winning 31 regular-season games and losing 25 while going 0–2 in postseason competition. Home games were played at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, which was called The Meadowlands for G...

  • Memphis Showboats (USFL)

    The Memphis Showboats were a franchise in the United States Football League. They entered the league in its expansion in 1984 and made the 1985 playoffs, losing in the semifinal round to the Oakland Invaders. Perhaps the most prominent players on the Showboats' roster during their two seasons of existence were future Pro Football Hall of Fame member Reggie White and future professional wrestler...

  • Baltimore Stars (USFL)

    The Baltimore Stars were a professional American football team which played in the United States Football League (USFL) in the mid-1980s. They were owned by real-estate magnate Myles Tanenbaum. They were the league's dominant team, playing in all three championship games and winning two of them. These two championships were won in 1984 and 1985. The 1984 championship was won as the Philadelphia...

  • Philadelphia Stars (USFL)

    The Philadelphia Stars were a professional American football team which played in the United States Football League (USFL) in the mid-1980s. They were owned by real-estate magnate Myles Tanenbaum. They were the league's dominant team, playing in two championship games and winning the second one.They played in Philadelphia for the 1983 and 1984 seasons. In 1985, they relocated and became the Bal...

  • Boston Breakers (USFL)

    The Boston Breakers were a team that played in the original United States Football League (USFL) in 1983. They would relocate to New Orleans after the season and would become the New Orleans Breakers .

  • Los Angeles Express (USFL)

    The Los Angeles Express was a team in the United States Football League (USFL) based in Los Angeles, California. Playing at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, the Express competed in all three of the USFL seasons played, 1983–1985.

  • New Orleans Breakers (USFL)

    The New Orleans Breakers were an American football team that played in the original United States Football League (USFL) in 1984. The franchise was originally known as the Boston Breakers in 1983. After the 1984 season, the franchise was relocated to Portland, Oregon and became the Portland Breakers .

  • Pittsburgh Maulers (USFL)

    The Pittsburgh Maulers were a team that competed in the 1984 season of the United States Football League. Their most prominent player was first pick overall in the 1984 USFL draft, running back Mike Rozier of Nebraska, who won the Heisman Trophy, collegiate football's most prestigious individual award.They were owned by shopping mall magnate Edward J. DeBartolo, Sr., the father of Edward J. DeB...

  • San Antonio Gunslingers (USFL)

    The San Antonio Gunslingers were a professional American football team based in San Antonio, Texas that played in the USFL in 1984 and 1985. Rick Neuheisel was the team's quarterback and only recognizable name. The team played in Alamo Stadium. The team was owned by oil magnate Clinton Manges and team colors were kelly green, royal blue, silver and white.==History==The USFL decided it had to ex...

  • Arizona Outlaws (USFL)

    The Arizona Outlaws were a professional American football team that played in the United States Football League in the mid-1980s. They were owned by Fresno banker and real estate agent William Tatham, Sr., who had briefly owned the Portland Thunder of the World Football League. They started play in 1984 as the Oklahoma Outlaws .

  • Arizona Wranglers (USFL)

    The Arizona Wranglers were a professional American Football team in the United States Football League that, name-wise, existed from late 1982 to mid 1985. They played at Sun Devil Stadium on the campus of Arizona State University in Tempe, a suburb of Phoenix. They would end up merging with the Oklahoma Outlaws to become the Arizona Outlaws for the 1986 season.

  • Oklahoma Outlaws (USFL)

    The Oklahoma Outlaws were an expansion team in the United States Football League (USFL) that played one season in Tulsa, Oklahoma. After the 1984 season they relocated to Tempe, Arizona and became the Arizona Outlaws .

  • Chicago Blitz (USFL)

    The Chicago Blitz was a professional American football team that played in the United States Football League in the mid-1980s. They played at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois.

  • Michigan Panthers (USFL)

    The Michigan Panthers were a professional American football team that played in the United States Football League (USFL) in the mid-1980s. They played their games in the Pontiac Silverdome during the 1983 and 1984 seasons. They would end up merging with the Oakland Invaders after the 1984 season and relocated to Oakland.

  • Oakland Invaders (USFL)

    The Oakland Invaders were a professional American football team that played in the United States Football League (USFL) from 1983 through 1985. Based in Oakland, California; they played at the Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum.They would merge with the Michigan Panthers and become the surviving team before the 1986 season.

  • Houston Gamblers (USFL)

    The Houston Gamblers were an American football team that competed in the United States Football League in 1984 and 1985. The Gamblers were coached by veteran NFL head coach Jack Pardee in both their seasons. They were noteworthy for introducing former Middletown (Ohio) High School football coach Glenn "Tiger" Ellison's Run & Shoot offense to the world of pro football.

  • Birmingham Stallions (USFL)

    The Birmingham Stallions were a franchise in the United States Football League, an attempt to establish a second professional league of American football in the United States in competition with the National Football League. They played their home games at Birmingham, Alabama's Legion Field. They competed in all three USFL seasons, 1983–1985. During their run, they were one of the USFL's more p...

  • Jacksonville Bulls (USFL)

    The Jacksonville Bulls were a professional American football team based in Jacksonville, Florida. They were members of the United States Football League during its final two seasons, 1984 and 1985. They played their home games in the Gator Bowl Stadium in Jacksonville.Former Miami Dolphins stars Larry Csonka and Jim Kiick were involved in an advertising campaign for the team, and they apparentl...

  • Orlando Renegades (USFL)

    The Orlando Renegades were a professional American football team that played in the United States Football League in the mid-1980s.They would play two seasons in Washington, DC as the Washington Federals before relocating to Orlando.

  • Washington Federals (USFL)

    The Washington Federals were the team that became the Orlando Renegades in 1985.==In Washington=====1983 season===The Renegades started out in 1983 as the Washington Federals and played in Washington, D.C.'s Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium under the ownership of prominent Washington attorney Berl Bernhard. The team lured Ray Jauch to be its head coach; he had previously guided the Winnipeg B...

  • Tampa Bay Bandits (USFL)

    The Tampa Bay Bandits was a professional American football team in the United States Football League (USFL) which was based in Tampa, Florida. The Bandits was a charter member of the USFL and was the only franchise to have the same principal owner (John F. Bassett), head football coach (Steve Spurrier), and home field (Tampa Stadium) during the league's three seasons of play. The team folded al...

  • Portland Breakers (USFL)

    The Portland Breakers were an American football team that played in the original United States Football League (USFL) in the mid-1980s. Before moving to Portland, Oregon, the franchise was previously in Boston, Massachusetts as the Boston Breakers and New Orleans, Louisiana as the New Orleans Breakers .==Boston and New Orleans==See the related projects for info on these two teams.==Portland Bre...