The 1983 Birmingham Stallions Presented by Sqwincher
Leon Perry - Running Back (Mississippi)
Leon Perry began his pro career by signing as a free agent with the New York Giants in 1980. In 3 seasons with the Giants, Perry totalled 134 carries for 543 yards and 1 touchdown in addition to 22 catches for 223 yards and another 2 majors. Perry went to training camp with the San Francisco 49ers in 1983 but did not make the team's final roster. He signed with the Birmingham Stallions of the USFL in September 1983. Perry's best season was in 1984 for the Stallions where he carried the ball 189 times for 774 yards and 13 touchdowns. Perry's role in 1985 was reduced to primarily a fullback for Joe Cribbs and was dealt to the Orlando Renegades on May 1, 1985 in exchange for guard Don Corbin. Perry rushed for 72 yards in 1985 for the Stallions and added 44 more yards on the ground with the Renegades.
The 1985 Fillies Cheerleaders
Lindsey Mason - Offensive Tackle (Kansas)
Lindsey Mason began his pro career when he was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the third round (82nd overall) of the 1978 NFL Draft. He was part of the Super Bowl XV Championship team in 1980. Overall, Mason appeared in 47 regular season games for the Raiders before moving on to the San Francisco 49ers in 1982 where he played in 9 games. In 1983, he finished his NFL days with 5 games for the Baltimore Colts. In 1985, Mason resurfaced with the USFL Birmingham Stallions for his final season where he wore this jersey for road games. The jersey features customized shortened sleeves and a major repair in the right sleeve.