1985 houston gamblers roster

After the USFL folded several of the Houston Gamblers top players went on to solid NFL careers, including Jim Kelly who finally signed with the Buffalo Bills and went on to have a Hall of Fame career taking the Bills to four straight Super Bowls. Last updated on January 17, 2017 at 11:30 pm ET. Dec 20 @ NJN, HOU (18-10) lost to NJN, 112-122, 29. Feb 17 @ GSW, HOU (35-18) beat GSW, 116-110, 54. Partner of USA TODAY Sports Digital Properties, Commissioners of the National Football League. Won NBA Western Conference First Round (3-0) versus Sacramento Kings  (Series Stats)Lost NBA Finals (2-4) versus Boston Celtics Houston had a pair of big game receivers with Richard Johnson leading the way with 1,455 yards with 15 touchdowns, while Ricky Sanders had 1,378 yards with 11 scores. Jan 25, HOU (30-14) beat DET, 117-112, 45. The Gamblers passing attack was helped by three speedy receivers Richard Johnson, Clarence Verdin and Gerald McNeil who all exceeded 1,000 yards. 0, United States Football League (1984-1985), Born: May 19, 1983 – USFL expansion franchise The Wranglers would make the Gamblers pay for their missed opportunities as Dale Walters shanked two punts to set up Arizona to win the win the game 17-16, with a pair of late touchdowns. Learn how your comment data is processed. Jan 2 @ GSW, HOU (21-12) beat GSW, 120-115, 38. They were noteworthy for introducing former Middletown (Ohio) High School football coach Glenn "Tiger" Ellison's Run & Shoot offense to the world of pro football. 1983 Boston Breakers move to New Orleans. Apr 3 @ SAS, HOU (48-29) beat SAS, 136-110, 78. Houston-Gamblers.com was created to be a one-stop reference library for casual and dedicated fans alike, as well as a resource for collectors who are looking for info about Gamblers memorabilia. Name Pos. Baseball Stats - AL - NL - AAGPBL - Minor League Baseball - Search LADELL WILLS Wills, Ladell Height: 6-3 Weight: 240 Born: 5/30/1962 Flint, MI High School: Northern (Flint, MI) College: Jackson State [1981 1982 1983P 1984P] Draft: 3rd round (40th overall) 1985 Houston Gamblers Roster Key • Stat Key Mar 3 @ SEA, HOU (38-23) lost to SEA, 105-118, 62. Harry Usher, the commissioner of the United States Football League, announced yesterday that the Generals and the Houston Gamblers had agreed to a merger that would preserve the Generals' identity while apparently being dominated by Gambler officials, coaches and players. Dec 14 @ UTA, HOU (17-8) lost to UTA, 100-114, 26. Name Pos. @HoustonGamblers Required fields are marked *. .table_d2e1410 td { Jan 30 @ SAC, HOU (32-14) beat SAC, 111-109, 47. Bringing fans and players together is one of the main reasons for this site. In fact, Houston posted the best record (13-5) in the USFL’s Western Conference thanks to an unstoppable offense that averaged over 34 points per game. Ht. Mar 28 @ DET, HOU (45-29) lost to DET, 107-116, 75. Dec 6 @ LAL, HOU (14-7) lost to LAL, 112-120, 25. Dec 21 @ ATL, HOU (18-11) lost to ATL, 122-123, 31. Despite the departure of offensive guru Mouse Davis, the Gamblers remained one of the league’s top scoring teams. Portland Breakers and San Antonio Gunslingers miss payrolls and declare all players free agents. Logos were compiled by the amazing SportsLogos.net. All rights reserved. the official stats partner of the NBA. Feb 24, HOU (37-20) beat DAL, 110-105, 58. ''We're very disappointed,'' Woolf said. } @HoustonGamblers. Data Provided By Houston-Gamblers.com was created to be a one-stop reference library for casual and dedicated fans alike, as well as a resource for collectors who are looking for info about Gamblers memorabilia. The movements, mergers and suspensions of United States Football League franchises after each of the league's three seasons. Feb 18 @ SAC, HOU (35-19) lost to SAC, 105-115, 55. Pro No. .table_d2e40 td { The 1985 Houston Gamblers lost in the Quarterfinal. Soccer Stats - MLS - Women's - Division II & III - NASL - MASL - MISL - Search To preserve these articles as they originally appeared, The Times does not alter, edit or update them. width: 100%; Nov 19 @ DEN, HOU (9-3) lost to DEN, 113-127, 14. The Houston Gamblers of the United States Football League ended the 1985 season with a record of 10 wins and 8 losses, finishing third in the USFL's Western Conference. All logos used on this page were from Chris Creamer’s Sports Logos Page. The influx swelled the league membership from 12 to 18 clubs. September 11, 2020 - With last night's opener. June 3, 1985, Gamblers @ Birmingham Stallions. !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); ,