Birmingham Stallions

Facts and information about the Birmingham Stallions

  • The Birmingham Stallions finished at 9-9 in the first year of their and the USFL’s existence and finished last in the Central Division. Comparatively, the Oakland Invaders finished with an identical 9-9 record and won the Pacific Division.
  • Of the 23 different team incarnations in the USFL, the Birmingham Stallions were one of only six to play all three seasons of the league’s existence in their original city under their original name.
  • Stallions Wide Receiver Jim Smith holds the record for most career receiving yardage in the USFL.
  • The Stallions record for most rushing yards, both single season and career, is held by Running Back Joe Cribbs.
  • The Stallions record for most passing yards, both single season and career, is held by Quarterback Cliff Stoudt.
  • The first professional football game ever broadcast on ESPN was Birmingham’s loss to the Michigan Panthers in the 1983 season opener.
  • The Birmingham Stallions had former Buffalo Bills star Joe Cribbs at Running Back, and future Buffalo Bill Scott Norwood at Kicker.
  • The Stallions had the second most wins in the history of the USFL, trailing only the Philadelphia/Baltimore Stars.
  • Birmingham Stallions Head Coach Rollie Dotsch’s 36 victories are second only to Philadelphia Stars Head Coach Jim Mora in the USFL’s record books.

More Links

Alabama Traffic Cameras

Birmingham Flower Shop

WOULD YOU LIKE A LINK TO YOUR WEBSITE TO APPEAR ON THIS PAGE? CLICK HERE!

Leave a Reply