Posts tagged: Jim Kelly Houston Gamblers

Nov 05 2012

Jim Kelly Talks About His Time With The USFL Houston Gamblers

This is a video clip of Jim Kelly discussing his time with the Houston Gamblers.  He discusses how he came to Houston, the other teams interested in him and much more:

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Jul 29 2010

Houston Gamblers 25 Year Reunion Article

Here is an article from the Houston Chronicle about the 25 year reunion of the Houston Gamblers of the USFL:

The article has some great stories, especially how the team believes that it would have beaten the Houston Oilers of the NFL during the same era.  Jerry Argovitz, part owner of the Gamblers, was quoted as saying that he made a bet with Bud Adams to donate money to the winning team’s owner’s charity of choice.

Enjoy the article as it will give you insight as to how the players felt about their experiences as pro football players

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Jul 07 2010

Fantastic Houston Gamblers Resource

If you liked the 1984 and 1985 USFL Houston Gamblers, then you will enjoy a terrific website which has just about everything you could want about the Gamblers.  This includes unique photos, photos from the 2010 Gamblers 25th anniversary reunion (has it been that long?!?), and lots of other USFL-related information.
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Feb 04 2010

Jim Kelly Houston Gamblers USFL Autograph

Here is a unique piece of USFL memorabilia: an autographed picture of Jim Kelly when he played for the Houston Gamblers

Jim Kelly USFL Houston Gamblers Image

Autograph Of Jim Kelly From the USFL Houston Gamblers

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Sep 12 2009

1986 USFL Article With Quotes From Walker, Flutie, And Kelly

It is always interesting to go back in time and read the actual quotes and sentiments of the people involved as events were happening. A few days after the 1986 anti-trust suit judgement between the NFL and USFL resulted in the $1 ($3) verdict, Sports Illustrated talked with many of the USFL personnel in an article. It includes quotes from Herschel Walker, Doug Flutie, and Jim Kelly:

Of interest are Jim Kelly’s quotes about not wanting to play in Buffalo and how he wanted his top 3 receivers from the Houston Gamblers to join him in Buffalo if he had to play there. He even wanted Mouse Davis as offensive coordinator!

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