GENERALS TRIVIA

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Though consisting of fewer rounds than the 1983 edition, the 1984 USFL Draft was the largest draft in league history, with over 400 players' rights being allocated among the league's 18 teams. 
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The 1984 USFL Draft consisted of 19 rounds, compared to 24 rounds in the 1983 draft.
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The following year, thanks in part to players being available from four teams that no longer existed, the USFL opted for a 12-round draft, similar to what the NFL conducted at the time.
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The Generals did not have a first round selection in 1984 due to their 1983 signing of Heisman Trophy winning RB Herschel Walker.
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Loading up on picks in the early portion of the draft (5 in the first three rounds), the Generals traded away five picks, including their 4th through 7th round selections.

The New Jersey Generals selections in the 1984 USFL College Draft, held on January 3-4, 1984:
Round Selection Player, Position College
1 9 Selection forfeited -
1* 15* Steve DeOssie, LB Boston College
1* 20* Eric Williams, DT Washington State
2 27 Gary Reasons, LB Northwest Louisiana
3 51 Lynn Madsen, DT Washington
3* 55* Clarence Collins, WR Illinois State
4 69 Traded to San Antonio Gunslingers -
5 93 Traded to Oklahoma Outlaws -
6 112 Traded to Birmingham Stallions -
7 135 Traded to Birmingham Stallions -
8 153 Tom Bertoldi, QB Northern Michigan
9 177 Scott Etzel, C Northern Iowa
10 195 Mark Casale, QB Montclair State
10* 202* Harper Howell, TE UCLA
11 219 Traded to Denver Gold -
11* 228* Henry Koontz, RB Mississippi State
12 237 Tim Cutts, P Mississippi State
12* 240* Matt Long, C San Diego State
13 261 Mitchell Bennett, WR Lamar
14 279 John Preston, DB Central State
15* 301* Reese Freeman, DT Northern Colorado
15 303 Jeff Spek, TE San Diego State
16 321 Dan McQuaid, T Nevada - Las Vegas
17 345 Dan Errico, DB Rutgers
18 363 Jim Dumont, LB Rutgers
19 387 Eddie Hornback, DE Mississippi State

* - selection received in trade.

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