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The Oakland Invaders were a team in the short-lived United States Football League (USFL). The team played from 1983 to 1985 at the Oakland Coliseum.

The team won division titles in 1983 and 1985; they won the Western conference title in 1985, losing to the Baltimore Stars in the league championship. 2 The roster included a number of past and future NFL players, including Gary Plummer, Bobby Hebert, Ray Chester, and Anthony Carter. 1 The 1985 team was a merger of the the Invaders and the 1983 champs, the Michigan Panthers. The league disbanded in 1986.

The logo was designed by Oakland Tribune cartoonist Lou Grant.

Links and References

  1. Oakland Invaders on Wikipedia
  2. Oakland Invaders on USFL.info