Each year, two sets of awards were given to players, coaches and executives in the USFL. One set came from the league itself while the other came from the Sporting News. For each year I have listed the league award winners first followed by the Sporting News selections.

1983 Winners

United States Football League

Most Valuable Player- Kelvin Bryant, Philadelphia
Man of the Year- Raymond Chester, Oakland
Coach of the Year- Dick Coury, Boston
Outstanding Quarterback- Bobby Hebert, Michigan
Leading Scorer- David Trout, Philadelphia
Leading Receiver- Trumaine Johnson, Chicago
Defensive Player of the Year- John Corker, Michigan
Outstanding Lineman- Kit Lathrop, Chicago
Special Teams Player of the Year- Stan Talley, Oakland

All-League Team
OFFENSEDEFENSE
WRTrumaine Johnson, ChicagoDEMike Raines, Birmingham
Eric Truvillion, Tampa BayKit Lathrop, Chicago
TIrv Eatman, PhiladelphiaNTFred Nordgren, Tampa Bay
Ray Pinney, MichiganOLBJohn Corker, Michigan
GBuddy Aydelette, BirminghamStan White, Chicago
Thom Dornbrook, MichiganILBSam Mills, Philadelphia
CBobby Van Duyne, Tampa BayMarcus Marek, Boston
TERaymond Chester, OaklandCBJeff George, Tampa Bay
QBBobby Hebert, MichiganDavid Martin, Denver
RBHerschel Walker, New JerseySLuther Bradley, Chicago
Kelvin Bryant, PhiladelphiaScott Woerner, Philadelphia

SPECIAL TEAMS
KTim Mazzetti, Boston
PStan Talley, Oakland
KREric Robinson, Washington
PRDavid Martin, Denver


The Sporting News

Player of the Year- Bobby Hebert, Michigan
Coach of the Year- Dick Coury, Boston
Executive of the Year- Carl Peterson, Philadelphia

All-League Team
OFFENSEDEFENSE
WRTrumaine Johnson, ChicagoDEMike Raines, Birmingham
Eric Truvillion, Tampa BayCalvin Turner, Denver
TIrv Eatman, PhiladelphiaNTKit Lathrop, Chicago
Ray Pinney, MichiganOLBJohn Corker, Michigan
GBuddy Aydelette, BirminghamBen Needham, Boston
Tyrone McGriff, MichiganILBRay Bentley, Michigan
CBart Oates, PhiladelphiaSam Mills, Philadelphia
TERaymond Chester, OaklandCBDavid Martin, Denver
QBBobby Hebert, MichiganClarence Chapman, Michigan
RBHerschel Walker, New JerseySDavid Greenwood, Michigan
Kelvin Bryant, PhiladelphiaScott Woerner, Philadelphia

SPECIAL TEAMS
KTim Mazzetti, Boston
PSean Landeta, Philadelphia
KREric Robinson, Washington
PRAnthony Carter, Michigan


1984 Winners

United States Football League

Most Valuable Player- Jim Kelly, Houston
Man of the Year- Irv Eatman, Philadelphia
Coach of the Year- Jim Mora, Philadelphia
Outstanding Quarterback- Chuck Fusina, Philadelphia
Leading Scorer- Toni Fritsch, Houston
Leading Receiver- Richard Johnson, Houston
Defensive Player of the Year- Marcus Quinn, Oakland
Outstanding Lineman- Kit Lathrop, Arizona
Special Teams Player of the Year- Zenon Andrusyshyn, Tampa Bay

All-League Team
OFFENSEDEFENSE
WRRichard Johnson, HoustonDEJohn Lee, Arizona
Trumaine Johnson, ArizonaPete Catan, Houston
TIrv Eatman, PhiladelphiaDTKit Lathrop, Arizona
Pat Phenix, BirminghamPete Kugler, Philadelphia
GChuck Commiskey, PhiladelphiaLBKiki DeAyala, Houston
Buddy Aydelette, BirminghamILBSam Mills, Philadelphia
CBart Oates, PhiladelphiaJim LeClair, New Jersey
TEDan Ross, New OrleansEd Smith, Arizona
QBJim Kelly, HoustonCBPeter Raeford, San Antonio
RBJoe Cribbs, BirminghamGarcia Lane, Philadelphia
Kelvin Bryant, PhiladelphiaSMarcus Quinn, Oakland
Mike Lush, Philadelphia

SPECIAL TEAMS
KToni Fritsch, Houston
PStan Talley, Oakland
KRDerrick Crawford, Memphis
PRDavid Martin, Denver


The Sporting News

Player of the Year- Chuck Fusina, Philadelphia
Rookie of the Year- Jim Kelly, Houston
Coach of the Year- Jim Mora, Philadelphia
Executive of the Year- Carl Peterson, Philadelphia

All-League Team
OFFENSEDEFENSE
WRJoey Walters, WashingtonDEPete Catan, Houston
Trumaine Johnson, ArizonaKarl Lorch, Arizona
TIrv Eatman, PhiladelphiaDTKit Lathrop, Arizona
Gary Zimmerman, Los AngelesOLBJames Harrell, Tampa Bay
GBuddy Aydelette, BirminghamJohn Corker, Michigan
Gerry Raymond, OaklandILBJim LeClair, New Jersey
CWayne Radloff, MichiganHoward Carson, Los Angeles
TEDan Ross, New OrleansCBJerry Holmes, Pittsburgh
QBChuck Fusina, PhiladelphiaDavid Martin, Denver
RBJoe Cribbs, BirminghamSMarcus Quinn, Oakland
Kelvin Bryant, PhiladelphiaGary Barbaro, New Jersey

SPECIAL TEAMS
KTony Zendejas, Los Angeles
PSean Landeta, Philadelphia
KRDerrick Crawford, Memphis
PRDavid Martin, Denver


1985 Winners

United States Football League

Most Valuable Player- Herschel Walker, New Jersey
Man of the Year- Reggie White, Memphis
Coach of the Year- Rollie Dotsch, Birmingham
Leading Passer- Jim Kelly, Houston
Leading Scorer- Herschel Walker, New Jersey
Leading Receiver- Richard Johnson, Houston
Special Teams Player of the Year- Clarence Verdin, Houston

All-League Team
OFFENSEDEFENSE
WRJim Smith, BirminghamDEJames Lockette, New Jersey
Richard Johnson, HoustonBruce Thornton, Denver
TIrv Eatman, PhiladelphiaDTReggie White, Memphis
Ray Pinney, OaklandDave Tipton, Arizona
GBuddy Aydelette, BirminghamLBSam Mills, Baltimore
Pat Saindon, BirminghamKiki DeAyala, Houston
CKent Hull, New JerseyCBKerry Justin, New Jersey
TEMarvin Harvey, Tampa BayDavid Martin, Arizona
QBJim Kelly, HoustonSChuck Clanton, Birmingham
RBHerschel Walker, New JerseyMike Lush, Baltimore
Gary Anderson, Tampa Bay

SPECIAL TEAMS
KBrian Franco, Jacksonville
PStan Talley, Oakland
KRClarence Verdin, Houston
PRGerald McNeil, Houston


The Sporting News

Player of the Year- Herschel Walker, New Jersey
Coach of the Year- Rollie Dotsch, Birmingham
Executive of the Year- Jerry Sklar, Birmingham

All-League Team
OFFENSEDEFENSE
WRJim Smith, BirminghamDEReggie White, Memphis
Anthony Carter, OaklandWilliam Fuller, Baltimore
Richard Johnson, HoustonDTJerald Baylis, Portland
TRay Pinney, OaklandDoug Smith, Birmingham
Gary Zimmerman, Los AngelesOLBHerb Spencer, Birmingham
GBuddy Aydelette, BirminghamAndy Hawkins, Houston
Pat Saindon, BirminghamILBSam Mills, Baltimore
CKent Hull, New JerseyJohn Nevens, Denver
TEGordon Hudson, Los AngelesHoward Carson, Los Angeles
QBJim Kelly, HoustonCBJerry Holmes, New Jersey
RBHerschel Walker, New JerseyDavid Martin, Denver/Arizona
Gary Anderson, Tampa BaySBarney Bussey, Memphis
FSChuck Clanton, Birmingham

SPECIAL TEAMS
KTony Zendejas, Los Angeles
PStan Talley, Oakland
KRClarence Verdin, Houston
PRGerald McNeil, Houston