BANDIT TRIVIA

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The entity that formally owned the Bandits franchise was known simply as "Football Partners, Ltd."  The team later would be owned by "Tampa Bay Bandits Football Club, Inc."
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Despite the presence of standout RB Gary Anderson, the leading rusher for the Bandits in 1983 was rookie Greg Boone, who gained 694 yards on 174 carries.
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In 1983, Jimmy Jordan and John Reaves split time at quarterback.  Reaves would win the job outright for 1984.
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During the 1985 post season, John Reaves was released by the Tampa Bay Bandits in a contract dispute.  Had the league played in 1986, Reaves would have played for the Orlando Renegades.
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As a limited partner of the team, actor Burt Reynolds was prominently associated with the Bandits, appearing among other things on the team's 1983 media guide.
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Tampa Stadium, home of the Bandits, was demolished in 1999 after the construction of Raymond James Stadium.
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Local media quickly dubbed Steve Spurrier's pass-heavy offense "Banditball."
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Tampa Stadium hosted the 1984 USFL Championship Game, in which the Philadelphia Stars defeated the Arizona Wranglers, 23-3.
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Some of the personnel that made up the Tampa Bay Bandits front office through the years:
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Managing General Partner John F. Bassett
General Partners Stephen W. Arky, Burt Reynolds
Other Members of Football Partners, Ltd.  Michael Adler, Thomas H. Barkdull, Jr.,
Richard A. Beard III, Jack Bertoglio, John Bozsoki,
Donald Carter, Donald R. Dizney, James E. English,
Ronnie R. Ewton, Lester L. Goldstein, Art Hillbrath,
Leonard L. Levenstein, H. Irwin Levy, Carl Lindell,
Ronald W. Moore, E.W. Nabakowski, Alan R. Novick,
Maston G. O'Neal, W.M. Palmer, Jr., Vincente Perez,
Dr. John K. Petrakis, Lee Scarfone, Robert L. Solano,
Theodore Spak, Edward A. Stern, Joseph W. Taggart,
 Dr. Theodore Wolff.
Director of Business Operations Ralph Campbell
Director of Football Operations Lewis "Bugsy" Engelberg
Director of Broadcast Operations Robert W. Lemke
Director of Marketing James McVay
Director of Media and Public Relations (1983) D.J. Mackovets
Director of Public Relations (1984) Dave Jovanovic
Director of Ticket Operations Richard Reed
Assistant Director of Business Operations Abelardo Sierra III
Head Coach Stephen O. Spurrier
Football Operations Tom Bland
Administrator of Football Operations William F. Mitchell
Defensive Coordinator Charlie Bailey
Director of Scouting/Offensive Backfield Coach John Rauch
Defensive Line Coach Barry Wilson
Offensive Line Coach Marty Galbraith
Defensive Backfield Coach Charlie Lyle
Wide Receivers Coach Jack Burns
Strength and Conditioning Peter Kuharchek
Athletic Trainer Tom Wilkinson
Equipment Manager Tim Sain
Assistant Trainer Jeff Clay
Team Physician Dr. Frank Massari
Team Surgeon Dr. Jim Murphy
Team Dentist Dr. Terry K. Buckenheimer
Executive Assistant, Football Operations Nancy Sain
Executive Assistant Pamela P. Yonge
Marketing Assistant Heidi Meitzler
Secretary/Billing Clerk Linda Y. Cruz
Secretary/Marketing and Public Relations Patti Colbert
Equipment Assistant Terrence Smith
Ticket Office Administrative Assistant Mary Motes
Ticket Office Representative Laura Stalnaker
Ticket Office Representative Xenia De La Rosa
Receptionist Mary Ann Yurasic
Director of Photography Richard Dubin
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