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1984 Denver Gold (USFL)

3rd place • Western Pacific 9-9-0 .500
1984 USFL Previous SeasonNext Season
Roster KeyStat Key
Head Coach: Craig Morton
Greg BrownDefensive Assistant
Gary CabeRunning Backs
Jim CadileOffensive Line
Phil CancikSpecial Teams
Jimmy CarrAssistant Head Coach
Bill DuttonDefensive Line
Don FreaseWide Receivers/Tight Ends
Babe ParilliOffensive Coordinator
Lonnie WarwickLinebackers
SCORES
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendance
Sun2/26/1984ALos Angeles Express27-10WLos Angeles, CAMemorial Coliseum32082
Sat3/3/1984AOklahoma Outlaws17-14WOTTulsa, OKSkelly Stadium25403
Sun3/11/1984HMichigan Panthers0-28LDenver, COMile High Stadium41263
Sun3/18/1984HTampa Bay Bandits36-30WDenver, COMile High Stadium19173
Sun3/25/1984AMemphis Showboats28-24WMemphis, TNLiberty Bowl21213
Sun4/1/1984HArizona Wranglers17-7WDenver, COMile High Stadium31666
Mon4/9/1984HLos Angeles Express35-27WDenver, COMile High Stadium19115
Sat4/14/1984APittsburgh Maulers31-21WPittsburgh, PAThree Rivers Stadium16773
Sun4/22/1984ANew Orleans Breakers18-20LNew Orleans, LALouisiana Superdome22139
Sun4/29/1984HBirmingham Stallions14-31LDenver, COMile High Stadium35262
Sat5/5/1984AOakland Invaders17-20LOTOakland, CAOakland-Alameda County Coliseum19331
Fri5/11/1984HChicago Blitz17-29LDenver, COMile High Stadium45299
Sat5/19/1984AArizona Wranglers6-41LTempe, AZSun Devil Stadium21741
Fri5/25/1984ASan Antonio Gunslingers27-20WSan Antonio, TXAlamo Stadium20077
Sun6/3/1984HHouston Gamblers20-36LDenver, COMile High Stadium50057
Fri6/8/1984HPhiladelphia Stars19-21LDenver, COMile High Stadium30755
Sat6/16/1984ANew Jersey Generals7-27LEast Rutherford, NJGiants Stadium28915
Fri6/22/1984HOakland Invaders20-7WDenver, COMile High Stadium32623
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
Schedule Notes
4/14/1984Pittsburgh MaulersMoved from 4/15
ROSTER
PlayerNoPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
Anthony Allen27LCB6-017523Trinity Valley CC; Texas Christian143
John Arnold84WR5-1017029Wyoming170
Elmer Bailey83WR6-019527Macalester; Minnesota1515
Neil Balholm82WR6-218027Brigham Young40
John Bungartz57LILB6-322026Los Angeles Pierce JC; Fullerton State1513
Mike Call71NT6-527024Colorado State50
Tom Davis52C6-226029Nebraska1818
David Dumars21SS5-1018527Louisiana-Monroe1818
Dennis Edwards68NT6-425325Southern California80
Greg Feasel75ROG6-730127Barstow JC; Abilene Christian1615
Bob Gagliano10QB6-320526Glendale CC; U.S. International; Utah State81
Greg Gerken50ROLB6-423025Northern Arizona1614
Jamie Giles64DT6-226525Texas Tech0
Steve Gortz9P6-220528Saddleback JC; Nevada-Las Vegas0
Jeff Harper55RILB6-022022Colorado State187
Leonard Harris80WR5-816624Austin; Texas Tech1818
Darryl Hemphill25S6-019524West Texas A&M172
Victor Hicks87TE6-325027Oklahoma169
Mike Hirn88TE6-323524Central Michigan100
Ken Hobart9QB6-021023Lewis & Clark; Idaho63
Kevin Hood54LB6-221023Colorado172
Bruce Huther59RILB6-122030New Hampshire43
Bill Johnson34FB6-223024Arkansas State131
Steve Johnson72RDE6-522523Oregon182
Jon Kimmel58LB6-424024Colgate123
Bob Knapton59LB6-222524Northern Colorado10
Oudious Lee65NT6-125328Nebraska0
David Martin13LCB5-918725Villanova1515
Bill Matthews51RILB-LILB6-223528South Dakota State128
Bo Matthews41FB6-322233Colorado173
Matt Miller76ROT6-627028Colorado1110
Nate Miller23RCB5-1018526San Bernardino Valley JC; Cameron1818
Tim Moore62DE6-327024Southern University50
Fred Mortensen14QB6-219530Arizona State73
Calvin Murray33RB5-1118826Ohio State80
Kelvin Newton53LOLB6-022025Texas Christian1716
Bob Niziolek89TE6-422026Colorado159
Harold Norfleet70ROT6-627527Prairie View A&M144
Pat Ogrin79NT-DT6-526526Wyoming1818
Doug Payton62ROG6-425532Colorado184
Craig Penrose12QB6-321131Colorado; San Diego State1611
Dave Preston46RB5-1119529Bowling Green State7
Ron Reeves11QB6-221524Texas Tech20
Steve Rogers74LOT6-526025Oregon State; Palomar JC; Brigham Young1817
Mark Shoop73DE6-726523Colorado3
Brian Speelman3K-P5-1118527Capital180
Dave Stalls77LDE-NT6-424529Northern Colorado1716
James Stewart22CB6-019427Memphis10
Tom Sullivan32FS5-1119024UCLA1510
Harry Sydney24HB6-021725Kansas1818
Derrick Taylor30CB6-018724Purdue10
Bruce Thornton60LDE6-526526Illinois122
Steve Trimble47FS5-1119026Maryland169
Calvin Turner99RDE-LOLB6-427024West Virginia1818
Ray Wagner78ROT6-329027Kent State114
Vincent White44FB5-819023Stanford1710
Kevin Williams86WR5-816426Southern California173
George Yarno66LOG6-226727Washington State1818
John Yarno56C6-525130Idaho170
DRAFT LIST - TERRITORIAL
PlayerPosCollege
Sandy ArmstrongLBColorado
Adrian BakerRBWest Texas A&M
Kevin CallTColorado State
Jeff ChampineWRColorado State
Curt ColeTETexas Tech
Stan DavidDBTexas Tech
Jeff DonaldsonDBColorado
Jeff HarperLBColorado State
Leonard HarrisWRTexas Tech
Dave HesteraTEColorado
Norman HillLBTexas Tech
Terry IrvinLBColorado
Chris KolodziejskiTEWyoming
Terry NugentQBColorado State
Vince RaffertyDEColorado
Joe RamunnoGWyoming
Billy RecordWRWest Texas A&M
Clyde RigginsDBColorado
Victor ScottDBColorado
Jack WeilPWyoming
DRAFT LIST - OPEN
RoundOverallPlayerPosCollege
110Russell CarterDBSouthern Methodist
352Todd ShellLBBrigham Young
360John GrimsleyLBKentucky
468Stewart HillLBWashington
472Mike TaliferroDTTexas Christian
7131Arnold GarronDBNew Hampshire
8151Dean HagumDTMesa
8154Steve WilburnDEIllinois State
8165Bob BiestekRBBoston College
9172David ArcherQBIowa State
10204Brian PillmanLBMiami (Ohio)
11219Brian HollandRBArizona
12238Lamar WindhamRBMississippi State
13262David WindhamLBJackson State
14280Tom JeleskyTPurdue
15304Mike WellsTESan Diego State
16327Brian BrennanWRBoston College
17346Bill JohnsonRBArkansas State
18370Willis Ray MackeyRBOklahoma
19388Marty LouthanQBAir Force
19400Joe HinesDTPenn State
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thOTPTS
Team Totals20102711603356
Opponents Totals87112841273
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals29:23306122151338522338.1121936
Opponents Totals30:373341291792610222844.71311141
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTX2X2AFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Brian Speelman0333594.300193259.4090
Harry Sydney12000000072
Vincent White5000100030
Kevin Williams5000000030
Leonard Harris4000000024
Bo Matthews4000000024
Elmer Bailey3000000018
Bill Johnson3000000018
David Martin2000000012
John Arnold100000006
Darryl Hemphill100000006
Ken Hobart100050006
Fred Mortensen100010006
Bob Niziolek100000006
Dave Preston100000006
Bob Gagliano000110002
(Team)0010.0000000
Team Totals44333691.718193259.40356
Opponents Totals52454893.803182572.01413
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
Harry Sydney2309614.242t10
Vincent White1143973.5253
Bo Matthews541693.1194
Ken Hobart231376.0161
Bill Johnson361323.7212
Kevin Williams9738.118t1
Dave Preston27652.4160
Fred Mortensen14614.4181
Calvin Murray13433.3120
Bob Gagliano177.070
Ron Reeves177.070
Craig Penrose252.540
Elmer Bailey122.020
Victor Hicks2-3-1.5-10
Team Totals52720563.942t22
Opponents Totals54526174.974t28
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
Craig Penrose26215860.39019847.612.673t124.6145.335277170776.9
Fred Mortensen1006464.0349949.915.55644.022.01079915101.8
Ken Hobart622540.3344046.516.211.634.842937548.1
Bob Gagliano312064.5102367.611.83626.513.211022695.6
Ron Reeves13538.57413.28.200.017.72212015.2
Harry Sydney400.0300.000.0125.00000.0
Kevin Williams11100.002626.026.02600.000.00026118.8
Brian Speelman100.0000.000.01100.00000.0
Team Totals47427357.617836857.813.573t194.0234.952416326975.6
Opponents Totals53330657.420639427.412.985t183.4213.951363357975.6
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Harry Sydney443548.0292
Vincent White373218.727t2
Leonard Harris3565718.8474
Elmer Bailey3349915.1673
Victor Hicks3143814.1530
Kevin Williams2760722.573t4
Bob Niziolek1824913.836t1
John Arnold1724614.534t1
Bill Johnson1013513.523t1
Dave Preston9808.932t1
Neil Balholm44511.3160
Bo Matthews4215.370
Calvin Murray3289.3100
Mike Hirn155.050
Team Totals273368513.573t19
Opponents Totals306394212.985t18
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
David Martin55711.438t1
Tom Sullivan55310.6270
David Dumars3175.7170
Greg Gerken24723.5370
Anthony Allen2-1-0.500
Darryl Hemphill14242.042t1
Kelvin Newton11414.0140
John Bungartz188.080
Nate Miller100.000
Team Totals2123711.342t2
Opponents Totals2339117.079t4
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Steve Gortz35142940.86443
Brian Speelman30125541.87128
Fred Mortensen11414.01400
Ken Hobart622637.74800
Team Totals73292440.1711611199272537.3
Opponents Totals69274639.889081632.5
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
David Martin22929913.679t1
Vincent White56408.0150
Leonard Harris1044.040
Jon Kimmel1000.000
Team Totals291534311.879t1
Opponents Totals29121996.9230
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTD
Leonard Harris43108625.3740
Dave Preston12929.0290
Tom Sullivan11818.0180
John Arnold915917.7300
Kevin Williams710414.9210
Anthony Allen34113.7180
Elmer Bailey11111.0110
Bill Matthews199.090
Harry Sydney3248.0150
Doug Payton144.040
Victor Hicks100.000
Team Totals71148520.9740
Opponents Totals58116820.1470
SACKSNOYDS
Dave Stalls12.589.0
Calvin Turner10.060.5
Greg Gerken7.562.5
Bruce Thornton5.041.0
Pat Ogrin5.034.5
Klevin Newton2.517.5
Darryl Hemphill1.011.0
Tom Sullivan1.06.0
Bill Matthews1.06.0
Steve Johnson1.04.0
Dennis Edwards1.02.0
Kevin Hood0.58.0
John Bungartz0.53.5
Tim Moore2.517.5
Team Totals51.0363.0
Opponents Totals52.0416.0
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
John Arnold0010100
Bob Gagliano220200
Greg Gerken103300
Jamie Giles0001100
Leonard Harris220200
Victor Hicks120200
Ken Hobart52000
Bill Johnson431400
Steve Johnson0011200
Jon Kimmel100000
David Martin3112270
Bo Matthews110100
Nate Miller0010100
Fred Mortensen410100
Doug Payton101100
Craig Penrose200000
Dave Preston200000
Brian Speelman0010100
Dave Stalls0001100
Tom Sullivan0001100
Harry Sydney520200
Steve Trimble103300
Vincent White520200
George Yarno0020200
John Yarno100000
Team Totals41172413370
Opponents Totals30131717342
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