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10/21/2020 11:51 pm  #21


Re: From the US to the World ('84 Expansion team unveilings)

College football may be king in Alabama, but a place as football-crazy as Birmingham should have plenty of room for pro ball. Even if it's in the spring. Playing at Legion Field in the Spring of '83 will be the Birmingham Maulers.

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10/23/2020 6:55 pm  #22


Re: From the US to the World ('84 Expansion team unveilings)

A few tweaks to the Maulers' branding.
https://i.imgur.com/Np0nHaR.png

https://i.imgur.com/34IknI5.png

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10/24/2020 12:40 am  #23


Re: From the US to the World ('84 Expansion team unveilings)

Representing our nation's capital, here come the Washington Sentinels!
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10/24/2020 4:13 pm  #24


Re: From the US to the World ('84 Expansion team unveilings)

The NFL's New York franchises may reside in New Jersey these days, but in the Spring of '83, the Garden State will have a team to call their own.

The New Jersey Generals.
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10/24/2020 4:14 pm  #25


Re: From the US to the World ('84 Expansion team unveilings)

Slight tweaks to the Sentinels' uniform.
https://i.imgur.com/0NcRD80.png

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10/24/2020 5:05 pm  #26


Re: From the US to the World ('84 Expansion team unveilings)

At last, but not least, the twelfth franchise for the USFL's inaugural campaign.

The Philadelphia Stars.
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10/24/2020 5:08 pm  #27


Re: From the US to the World ('84 Expansion team unveilings)

Stay tuned for a detailed preview of the 1983 season.

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10/24/2020 10:11 pm  #28


Re: From the US to the World ('84 Expansion team unveilings)

How many of you guys prefer the classic Generals look?
https://i.imgur.com/tDUx5eC.png

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10/26/2020 12:25 am  #29


Re: From the US to the World ('84 Expansion team unveilings)

On January 4, 1983, the USFL will conduct its collegiate draft from the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. But first, here's a look at the draft order for each round.

1. Arizona Wranglers (AZ)
2. Los Angeles Action (LA)
3. Denver Gold (DEN)
4. Boston Breakers (BOS)
5. Oakland Condors (OAK)
6. Michigan Panthers (MICH)
7. Tampa Bay Bandits (TB)
8. Philadelphia Stars (PHI)
9. Washington Sentinels (WSH)
10. New Jersey Generals (NJ)
11. Chicago Fire (CHI)
12. Birmingham Maulers (BHM)


Stay tuned for rounds 1-3.

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10/26/2020 11:27 pm  #30


Re: From the US to the World ('84 Expansion team unveilings)

1983 USFL Draft
January 4, 1983
Grand Hyatt Hotel
New York City


ROUND ONE
1. Arizona Wranglers (AZ) Craig James (RB; SMU)
2. Los Angeles Action (LA) Frank Minnifield (DB; Louisville)
3. Denver Gold (DEN) Irv Eatman (OT; UCLA)
4. Boston Breakers (BOS) John Harper (LB; Southern Illinois)
5. Oakland Condors (OAK) Bart Oates (C; BYU)
6. Michigan Panthers (MICH) Clint Sampson (WR; San Diego State)
7. Tampa Bay Bandits (TB) Jim Kelly (QB; Miami, FL)
8. Philadelphia Stars (PHI) Demetrious Johnson (DB; Missouri)
9. Washington Sentinels (WSH) Reggie Collier (QB; Southern Miss)
10. New Jersey Generals (NJ) Steve Korte (G; Arkansas)
11. Chicago Fire (CHI) Bobby Hebert (QB; Northwestern Louisiana)
12. Birmingham Maulers (BHM) John Elway (QB; Stanford)

ROUND TWO
1. Arizona Wranglers (AZ) Darryl Talley (LB; West Virginia)
2. Los Angeles Action (LA) Glen Young (WR; Mississippi State)
3. Denver Gold (DEN) Tim Spencer (RB; Ohio State)
4. Boston Breakers (BOS) Michael Haddix (RB; Mississippi State)
5. Oakland Condors (OAK) Eric Dickerson (RB; SMU)
6. Michigan Panthers (MICH) Gary Lewis (DT; Oklahoma State)
7. Tampa Bay Bandits (TB) Anthony Allen (WR; Washington)
8. Philadelphia Stars (PHI) Dave Lutz (T; Georgia Tech)
9. Washington Sentinels (WSH) Gary Williams (WR; Ohio State)
10. New Jersey Generals (NJ) Greg Hill (DB; Oklahoma State)
11. Chicago Fire (CHI) David Greenwood (DB; Wisconsin)
12. Birmingham Maulers (BHM) Sid Abramowitz (OT; Tulsa)

ROUND THREE
1. Arizona Wranglers (AZ) Jimmy Payne (DE; Georgia)
2. Los Angeles Action (LA) Ray Horton (DB; Washington)
3. Denver Gold (DEN) Leonard Smith (DB; McNeese State)
4. Boston Breakers (BOS) Dan Marino (QB; Pitt)
5. Oakland Condors (OAK) Tim Lewis (DB; Pitt)
6. Michigan Panthers (MICH) Mark Stewart (LB; Washington)
7. Tampa Bay Bandits (TB) Trumaine Johnson (WR; Grambling)
8. Philadelphia Stars (PHI) Ramsey Dardar (DL; LSU)
9. Washington Sentinels (WSH) Billy Ray Smith (LB; Arkansas)
10. New Jersey Generals (NJ) Herschel Walker (RB; Georgia)
11. Chicago Fire (CHI) Gary Anderson (RB; Arkansas)
12. Birmingham Maulers (BHM) Jimbo Covert (OT; Pittsburgh)

Best available free agents
Doug Williams (QB; Formerly of the NFL Buccaneers)
Warren Moon (QB; Formerly of Edmonton's CFL squad)
Brian Sipe (QB; Formerly of the NFL Browns)
Jim LeClair (LB; Formerly of the NFL Bengals)
Greg Landry (QB; Formerly of the NFL Lions)
Sam Mills (LB; Formerly of Montclair State University)

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