Albert Bentley
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Bentley (left) tackling an opponent for the Colts circa 1988
No. 20, 28
Position:Running back
Personal information
Born: (1960-08-15) August 15, 1960 (age 63)
Naples, Florida, U.S.
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:207 lb (94 kg)
Career information
High school:Immokalee
(Immokalee, Florida)
College:Miami (FL)
Supplemental draft:1984 / Round: 2
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Albert Timothy Bentley (born August 15, 1960) is a former American football running back in the National Football League (NFL) for the Indianapolis Colts and Pittsburgh Steelers. He also was a member of the Michigan Panthers and Oakland Invaders in the USFL. He played college football at the University of Miami.

Early years

Bentley attended Immokalee High School. He accepted a football scholarship from the University of Miami. He scored the winning touchdown in the 1984 Orange Bowl.[1]

Professional career

Bentley was selected by the Michigan Panthers seventh overall in the 1984 USFL Territorial Draft. In 1985, the team merged with the Oakland Invaders.[1]

He was also selected by the Indianapolis Colts in the second round (36th overall) of the 1984 NFL Supplemental Draft of USFL and CFL Players.[2]

Professional career statistics

Year Team Games Rushing Receiving
G GS Att Yds Avg Lng TD Rec Yds Avg Lng TD
1984 MI 8 1 18 60 3.3 16 0 2 7 3.5 4 0
1985 OKI 18 191 1,020 5.3 57 4 42 441 10.5 33 3
1985 IND 15 1 54 288 5.3 26 2 11 85 7.7 16 0
1986 IND 12 3 73 251 4.8 70 3 25 230 9.2 38 0
1987 IND 12 4 142 631 4.4 17 7 34 447 13.1 72 2
1988 IND 16 2 45 230 5.1 20 2 26 252 9.7 21 1
1989 IND 16 8 75 299 4.0 22 1 52 525 10.1 61 3
1990 IND 16 15 137 556 4.1 26 4 71 664 9.4 73 2
1991 IND 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 42 6.0 11 0
1992 PIT 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 109 50 842 3,703 4.4 85 13 159 1,294 8.1 80 6[3]

References

  1. ^ a b "Albert Bentley". University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame Inductee. Archived from the original on 2010-10-20. Retrieved 2010-08-24.
  2. ^ "1984 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2023-10-10.
  3. ^ "Albert Bentley". Football-Reference.com. Retrieved January 31, 2020.