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NCAAF + USFL + NFL – 1984 – ABCs Jim Lampley Reviews The Year 1984 In College + NFL + USFL Football

 In this ABC Sports special, legendary sportscaster Jim McKay passes the mike to another future sportscasting legend, Jim Lampley….who covers the year 1984 in footall in America….to include highlights of the college football season, with features on Bo Jackson, Doug Flutie and Bernie Kosar….plus a review of the USFL season featuring QB’s Steve Young and Jim Kelley….and then shifts to his highlights of the NFL season featuring Rams RB Eric Dickerson, Bears RB Walter Payton, Dolphins QB Dan Marino and more. 

The year 1984 had many highlights in the world of American football to include the following:

     Super Bowl XVIII – Los Angeles Raiders won 38-9 over the Washington Redskins

Bears Walter Payton breaks Jim Brown’s rushing record on October 7.

Philadelphia Stars win United States Football League Championship, 23-3 over Arizona Wranglers

Orange Bowl (1983 season) – The Miami Hurricanes won 31-30 over the Nebraska Cornhuskers to win the national championship

Doug Flutie leads Boston College over Alabama in 1st game of season….then wins the Heisman Trophy

November 23 – The Hail Flutie Game

1984 college football season – The Brigham Young Cougars win the national championship following their victory in the Holiday Bowl on December 21.

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