1984 Houston Gamblers Roster

United States Football League (USFL)
Team Record: 13-5
Finishing 1st in the USFL's West Division of the Western Conference
Lost Quarterfinal
Coach: Jack Pardee (13-5)
Location: Houston, Texas
Attendance: 253,372, Avg. 28,152 in 9 home dates
1984 Houston Gamblers Statistics
1984 Houston Gamblers Results

The Houston Gamblers of the United States Football League ended the 1984 season with a record of 13 wins and 5 losses, finishing first in the USFL's West Division of the Western Conference.

Offensively, the Gamblers paced the circuit with 618 points. On the other side of the ball, the defensive unit allowed 400 points. Jim Kelly led the charge, passing for 5,219 yards. Richard Johnson snagged 115 passes for 1,455 yards. Ricky Sanders provided receiving help, too.

Todd Fowler ran for a team-best 1,003 yards.

Will Lewis picked off 8 opponent throws. Pete Catan topped the defensive unit with 16 quarterback sacks, leading the way for a team which created 62 sacks.

Jack Pardee coached the team. The 1984 Houston Gamblers lost in the Quarterfinal.

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# Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP GS
51Carl AllenOCApril 26, 19586'2"237Long Beach StateSan Jose, CA 76
64Brad AnaeDE/DTOctober 3, 19576'5"250Brigham YoungCompton, CA 85
82Mark BarousseWRJanuary 28, 19615'9"180McNeese StateLake Charles, LA 80
52Joe BockCJuly 21, 19596'4"256VirginiaRochester, NY USA160
60Scott BoucherGSeptember 15, 19586'3"260La-MonroeHouston, TX USA1717
54Anthony BrockLBJanuary 15, 19606'0"208Texas A&M - CommerceHouston, TX 173
Jeff BrockhausK/PApril 15, 19596'2"218MissouriFort Lauderdale, FL USA20
Rodney BrownCBMarch 6, 19626'1"185Central Arkansas
77Pete CatanDENovember 12, 19576'2"240Eastern IllinoisRochester, NY 1510
40Darryl ClarkRBAugust 9, 19615'11"204TexasHouston, TX USA30
83Vince CourvilleWRDecember 5, 19595'9"170Texas SouthernGalveston, TX USA80
78Cleveland CrosbyDEApril 3, 19566'5"250PurdueWest Point, MS USA1717
David CroudipCBJanuary 25, 19585'8"183San Diego St.Indianapolis, IN USA10
72Bryan DausinT/GJanuary 28, 19606'4"260Texas A&MSan Antonio, TX 1410
56Greg DavidsonCApril 24, 19586'2"250North TexasIndependence, IA USA60
Charles DavisDTNovember 17, 19516'1"269TCUWortham, TX USA40
31Kiki DeAyalaLBOctober 23, 19616'1"225TexasMiami, FL USA1818
10Todd DillonQBJanuary 6, 19626'0"195Long Beach StateModesto, CA 100
33Mike DunnCBJune 25, 19605'11"182SW Texas StateAustin, TX 30
23Donald DykesS/CBAugust 24, 19555'11"182SE LouisianaIndependence, MO USA65
34Calvin EasonSAugust 18, 19595'11"193HoustonHouston, TX 1816
62Tony FitzpatrickDTApril 10, 19616'0"250MiamiClearwater, FL 1818
46Todd FowlerTE/RBJune 9, 19626'3"221S.F. AustinVan, TX USA1810
16Toni FritschKJuly 10, 19455'7"190nonePetronell, Austria150
Stuart GaussoinWRJanuary 5, 19595'9"165Portland State
25Hollis HallCB/SMay 19, 19605'10"178ClemsonSeneca, SC 188
29Sam HarrellRBFebruary 7, 19576'2"217East CarolinaAhoskie, NC USA118
59Andy HawkinsLBMarch 31, 19586'2"225Texas A&M-KingsvilleBay City, TX USA1313
59Mike HawkinsLBOctober 29, 19556'2"235Texas A&M-KingsvilleBay City, TX USA1313
32Jo Jo HeathCBMarch 9, 19575'10"182PittsburghMonessen, PA USA141
Jeff JacksonDE/DTAugust 21, 19596'7"265ToledoToledo, OH
71Denver JohnsonTOctober 17, 19586'6"275TulsaSeminole, OK 71
22Richard JohnsonWROctober 19, 19615'7"182ColoradoLos Angeles, CA USA1818
67Frank KalilC/GSeptember 1, 19596'3"260ArizonaAjo, AZ 1713
Rick KehrG/C/TJune 18, 19596'3"285CarthagePhoenixville, PA USA
12Jim KellyQBFebruary 14, 19606'3"217Miami (FL)Pittsburgh, PA USA1818
61Billy KiddG/T/CNovember 28, 19596'4"270HoustonDallas, TX USA107
68Loyd LewisDE/GFebruary 23, 19626'3"250Texas A&M - KingsvilleDallas, TX 62
24Will LewisCBJanuary 16, 19585'9"185MillersvilleQuakertown, PA USA1818
63Donny MartinGApril 5, 19616'2"270RiceBrownsville, TX 77
88Scott McGheeWRMarch 15, 19595'9"172Eastern IllinoisEvergreen Park, IL 175
50Kevin McLainLBSeptember 15, 19546'2"230Colorado St.Tulsa, OK USA180
13Gerald McNeilWRMarch 27, 19625'7"145BaylorFrankfurt, Germany1513
76Mack MitchellDEAugust 16, 19526'8"246HoustonDiboli, TX USA20
35Michael MitchellCBOctober 18, 19615'10"180Howard PayneWaco, TX USA1818
85Greg MoserWRMay 5, 19606'0"185OregonFort Collins, CO 1817
37Tom MyersSOctober 24, 19505'11"184SyracuseCohoes, NY USA115
Pete PerryDEAugust 13, 19586'5"246ColoradoDenver, CO 10
76Charles PhilyawDE/DTFebruary 25, 19546'9"276Texas SouthernShreveport, LA USA10
44Walter PooleRB/WRMarch 27, 19605'11"185Southern IllinoisYoungstown, OH 50
Ernie PriceDE/DTSeptember 20, 19506'4"248Texas A&M-KingsvilleCorpus Christi, TX USA
53Ron RelifordLBDecember 12, 19566'1"232Louisiana - MonroeShreveport, LA 80
70Tommy RobisonTNovember 17, 19616'4"290Texas A&MMerkel, TX USA1717
73Ernie RogersTFebruary 28, 19576'6"260RiceCleveland, TX 1410
Mark RushRB/TEMarch 31, 19596'2"220MiamiFort Lauderdale, FL 50
John SamuelsonLBJune 26, 19606'2"230Azusa Pacific
80Ricky SandersWRAugust 30, 19625'11"182Texas St.Temple, TX USA1818
55Eric ScogginsLBJanuary 23, 19596'2"235USCInglewood, CA USA97
69Bill SearceyGMarch 3, 19586'1"281AlabamaSavannah, GA USA22
26Eric SmithCBDecember 22, 19595'10"190SMUHouston, TX USA20
93Hosea TaylorDT/DEDecember 3, 19586'5"255HoustonJefferson, TX USA1714
7Bruce ThreadgillQB/WRMay 7, 19566'0"190Mississippi St.Nocona, TX USA50
90Van Van HughesDTNovember 14, 19606'3"280Texas TechWaco, TX USA50
89Clarence VerdinWRJune 14, 19635'8"160La-LafayetteNew Orleans, LA USA141
41Reggie VonnerCB/SApril 1, 19615'11"184HoustonWaco, TX 141
1Dale WaltersPJune 21, 19616'0"200RiceDighton, KS USA180
99Angelo WellsDE/DTJanuary 19, 19546'3"265Morgan StateAnnapolis, MD 70
27Donnie WilliamsRBSeptember 27, 19605'11"197SW Texas State40
28Lee WilsonCBJuly 19, 19595'9"182San Diego StateLos Angeles, CA 30
58Ricky YoungLBSeptember 1, 19606'3"250Oklahoma StateChicago Heights, IL 186
Daric ZenoWRJuly 1, 19625'10"175Central State (Oklahoma)Dallas, TX