Check out the searchable USFL stats from the Stats Crew.

Order the new book, The United States Football League, 1982–1986.

New Jersey 0 at Philadelphia 25

1983 Week 2 - Sunday, March 13, 1983
Attendance: 38,205, TV: ABC


Complete game.


PHILADELPHIA (AP) Herschel Walker had his second mediocre game as the Generals lost for the second time, falling 25-0 to the Philadelphia Stars. Walker, who rushed for 65 yards in his pro debut in Los Angeles, gained 60 yards against the Stars and fumbled twice, two of New Jerseys seven turnovers.

Chuck Fusina, once the backup quarterback for the NFLs Tampa Bay Buccaneers, ran for one touchdown and passed 8 yards to Scott Fitzkee for another and Kelvin Bryant outshone Walker with 114 yards and a touchdown before 38,205 fans in Philadelphia.

March 13, 1983
Philadelphia Stars - 25
New Jersey Generals - 0
at Veterans Stadium
38,205

New Jersey	0	0	0	0    --	0
Philadelphia	0	12	3	10  --	25

1st Quarter	none
2nd Quarter	PHIL - Fitzkee 8 pass from Fusina (kick failed)
		PHIL - Bryant 2 run (pass failed)
3rd Quarter	PHIL - FG Trout 26
4th Quarter	PHIL - FG Trout 31
		PHIL - Fusina 1 run (Trout kick)

TEAM STATS:		NEW JERSEY	PHILADELPHIA
First Downs		13		22
Rushes-yards		22-101		47-222
Passing yards		114		173
Return yards		23		23
Passes			32-17-4		22-14-1
Sacks by			0-0		5-35
Punts			1-30		1-18
Fumbles-lost		3-3		4-2
Penalties-yards		4-44		6-41
Time of possession		24:33		35:27

INDIVIDUAL STATS:
RUSHING = New Jersey: Walker 13-60, Sullivan 8-29, Slawson 1-12.  Philadelphia: Bryant 24-114,
	Russell 5-41, Fusina 8-26, Riley 4-5, Harvin 6-36.
PASSING = New Jersey: Scott 12-20-3-103, Boisture 5-12-1-46. Philadelphia: Fusina 14-22-1-173.
RECEIVING = New Jersey: Brodsky 3-46, Friede 2-31, Slawson 1-20, Sullivan 6-17, McConnaughey
	1-15, Walker 2-8, Hicks 1-7, Coffey 1-5.  Philadelphia: Folsom 4-60, Donovan 3-43, 
	Fitzkee 2-24, Collier 2-23, Bryant 2-22, Russell 1-1.

Back to 1983 season results