Category: USFL Players

Jan 05 2014

Wild Stories About The San Antonio Gunslingers

If you haven’t read this article about the San Antonio Gunslingers and some of the stories about player life behind the scenes then take a moment to read this:

It talks about how local fans brought the players food, having to race to get their paychecks, and almost not playing (often with a lone deciding vote being the difference).  There also is a story about the team’s flight not taking off after a road game because the owner failed to pay for the flight.

Hopefully you will get a few laughs from this one as there are quotes from:

  • Putt Choate
  • Rick Neuheisel
  • Rich Garza
  • Billy Schott
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Aug 11 2013

USFL Trivia – Washington Federals Player Who Was On American Gladiators

USFL Trivia Question

Which Washington Federals player later became “Gemini” on the 1980’s version of American Gladiators and who also appeared as a contestant on the game show “Press Your Luck”?

Answer:

Myke Horton

 

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Jul 14 2013

USFL Trivia – Kelvin Bryant’s NFL Touchdowns

USFL Trivia Question

From 1983-1985, Philadelphia/Baltimore Stars running back Kelvin Bryant had 41 touchdowns.  How many did he have when he joined the Washington Redskins after the USFL folded?

Answer:

14

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kelvin_Bryant

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Jun 30 2013

1982 QBs On The Tampa Bay Buccaneers Who Faced Each Other In 1985 USFL Game

USFL Trivia Question

Which two USFL quarterbacks were teammates on the 1982 Tampa Bay Buccaneers and later faced each other in Week 11 of the 1985 USFL season?

Answer:

Chuck Fusina (1985 Baltimore Stars) and Doug Williams (1985 Arizona Outlaws) met in week 11 of the 1985 USFL season:

  • http://www.usfl.info/outlaws/1985results.html
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chuck_Fusina
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Jun 09 2013

USFL Trivia – Who Scored Points To End Regulation Before 3 OT Game

USFL Trivia Question

The 1984 Michigan Panthers-LA Express playoff game was the only pro football game to go into 3 overtimes, with the Express winning 27-21 on a Mel Gray rushing touchdown (where he broke his arm at the end of the run).  The Express tied the game 21-21 with less than a minute to go in regulation.  Which two players scored the points (touchdown and conversion) to tie the game?

Answer:

Kevin Nelson (touchdown)

Steve Young (rushing 2-point conversion)

http://www.remembertheusfl.8m.com/greatestgame.html

May 19 2013

USFL Trivia – WR To Lead Stars In Receiving Yards All 3 Years

USFL Trivia Question

Which wide receiver was the single-season receiving yards team leader for all three seasons of the Philadelphia/Baltimore Stars during the history of the United States Football League?

Answer:

Scott Fitzkee

http://theteamthattimeforgotmovie.com/?page_id=352

Apr 21 2013

USFL Trivia – First Card In The 1984 USFL Topps Set

USFL Trivia Question

Which was the first card in the 1984 Topps USFL football card set?

Answer:
Luther Bradley (Arizona Wranglers)

http://www.sportscardforum.com/threads/1619438-1984-Topps-USFL

http://www.psacard.com/articles/article_view.chtml?artid=4673&universeid=314&type=1

 

Mar 23 2013

USFL Trivia – Running Back Who Wrestled Professionally In 1995

USFL Trivia – Which well-known USFL running back wrestled professionally in 1995 in the USWA?

Answer:

Marcus Dupree

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marcus_Dupree

Mar 16 2013

Who Scored A Touchdown On An Interception In The 1985 USFL Championship Game

USFL Trivia:  Who scored a touchdown on an interception return in the 1985 USFL Championship Game?

Answer:

David Greenwood of the Oakland Invaders

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RuHEfEd3oVQ

Mar 02 2013

Number Of 1984 Federals Rushing Yards For Craig James

In 1983, Craig James played for the Washington Federals and he ran for over 800 yards.  How many yards did he gain on the ground for the 1984 USFL season?

Answer:

61 yards (16 carries)

http://www.oursportscentral.com/usfl/stat84was.htm

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