Albert Bentley
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 60)
Naples, Florida
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 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.

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[2]

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. ^ "Albert Bentley". Football-Reference.com. Retrieved January 31, 2020.