GENERALS TRIVIA

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To the surprise of absolutely no one, Herschel Walker was the leading rusher for the 1983 New Jersey Generals, gaining 1,812 yards.
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Walker lead the league in rushing, and also set what would be the team record for receptions in a single season, with 53.
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Walker's 17 rushing touchdowns in 1983 represented more scoring than the Generals achieved in passing as a team.
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The kicking game was a constant problem for the Gens in 1983.  The team went through a total of five players in the two positions during the course of the season.
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The Generals signed a 20-year lease to use the Meadowlands on July 22, 1982.
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Herschel Walker signed with the Generals on February 23, 1982, just 11 days before the team's first game.
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Ranked by yards passing.

Player Att Cmp Cmp% Yards TD INT
Bobby Scott 374 210 56.1 2,813 11 19
Jeff Knapple 213 105 49.3 1,191 3 19

Ranked by yards passing.

Player Att Yards TD
Herschel Walker 412 1,812 17
Maurice Carthon 90 334 3

Ranked by receptions.

Player Rec Yards TD
Herschel Walker 53 489 1
Sam Bowers 43 715 1
Tom McConnaughey 42 691 3

Ranked by points scored.

Player XPM XPA FG FGA Points
Roveto 15 15 7 13 36
Jacobs 13 16 6 13 31

Ranked by punting average.

Player Punts Yards Avg.
Olander 54 1,998 37.0
Jacobs 23 788 34.3

Ranked by average per return.

Player Ret Yards Avg.
Thomas Lott 25 155 6.2
Mike Williams 15 122 11.6

Ranked by average per return.

Player Ret Yards Avg.
Thomas Lott 53 1,160 21.9

Ranked by interceptions.

Player INT Yards Avg.
Mike Williams 8 68 8.5
Terry Daniels 4 26 6.5
Keith Moody 3 27 9.0
Sam Sopp 3 22 7.3

Ranked by sacks.

Player Sacks . .
Mike Weddington 6.0 - -
James Lockette 4.5 - -
Terry Daniels 4.0 - -
Rod Shoate 4.0 - -
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