GOLD TRIVIA

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The Gold quarterbacking corps threw nearly three times as many interceptions (43) as touchdowns (16) in 1983.
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The scoring of two players,  kicker Brian Spellman and rookie RB Harry Sydney, accounted for over 46% of the Gold's points in the inaugural season. 
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The Gold defense intercepted only 17 opponent passes in 1983, the lowest total in the USFL.
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David Dumars and David Martin accounted for 13 of the team's 17 interceptions.
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After the 1983 season, the Gold lost 11 members of its 40-man roster to the USFL Expansion Draft.
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Joe Silipo, Keith Jenkins and Scott Stamper were picked up by the San Antonio Gunslingers.
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The Pittsburgh Maulers drafted Lloyd Jones, Darryl Goosby and Don Rausch.
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Peter Perry, Richard Johnson and Tom Schnabel went to the Houston Gamblers. 
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Anthony Allen and Robert Knapton went to the Memphis Showboats.
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The Jacksonville Bulls and Oklahoma Outlaws avoided drafting Gold players altogether, and almost a third of the Gold players were taken in the draft's final stages, the better unprotected talent having already been siphoned off.
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Ranked by yards passing.

Player Att Cmp Cmp% Yards TD INT
Jeff Knapple 213 105 49.3 1,191 3 19
Ken Johnson 248 121 48.8 1,115 6 12
Craig Penrose 84 48 57.1 621 5 8
Fred Mortensen 83 40 48.2 447 2 4

Ranked by yards rushing.

Player Att Yards TD
Harry Sydney 176 801 9
Larry Canada 142 631 3
Bo Matthews 67 257 0

Ranked by receptions.

Player Rec Yards TD
Larry Canada 42 242 0
Bob Niziolek 37 373 3
Harry Sydney 31 306 2
Victor James 25 348 4
Donnie Williams 21 407 3

Ranked by points scored.

Player XPM XPA FG FGA Points
Brian Speelman 27 29 13 20 66

Ranked by punting average.

Player Punts Yards Avg.
Steve Gortz 85 3,496 41.1

Ranked by average per return.

Player Ret Yards Avg.
David Martin 35 380 10.9
Lonnel Phea 10 100 10.0

Ranked by average per return.

Player Ret Yards Avg.
Glenn Ford 22 521 23.7
Lonnel Phea 23 596 22.1
Scott Stamper 10 213 21.3

Ranked by interceptions.

Player INT Yards Avg.
David Dumars 7 242 34.6
David Martin 6 44 7.3

Ranked by sacks.

Player Sacks . .
Calvin Turner 6.5 - -
Greg Gerken 6.5 - -
Laval Short 5.0 - -
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