1995 Frankfurt Galaxy season

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1995 Frankfurt Galaxy season
Head coach Ernie Stautner
General manager Chris Heyne
Home field Waldstadion
Results
Record 6–4
Division place 2nd
Playoff finish World Bowl '95 champion
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1992 1996

The 1995 Frankfurt Galaxy season was the third season for the franchise in the World League of American Football (WLAF). The team was led by head coach Ernie Stautner in his first year, and played its home games at Waldstadion in Frankfurt, Germany. They finished the regular season in second place with a record of six wins and four losses. In World Bowl '95, Frankfurt defeated the Amsterdam Admirals 26–22. The victory marked the franchise's first World Bowl championship.

Offseason[edit]

World League draft[edit]

1995 Frankfurt Galaxy World League draft selections
Draft order Player name Position College
Round Choice
1 2 Bryan Addison DB Hawaii
2 11 Dondre Owens CB Howard
3 14 Clarence Williams TE Washington State
4 23 Frank Adams CB South Carolina
5 26 David Wilkins DE Eastern Kentucky
6 35 Toby Mills C Arizona State
7 38 Mike Kerr DE Florida
8 47 Mark Montgomery RB Wisconsin
9 50 Mike Stonebreaker LB Notre Dame
10 59 Donald Reynolds DT Virginia
11 62 Nate Dingle LB Cincinnati
12 71 Shawn Smith LB San Diego State
13 74 Shawn Collins WR Northern Arizona
14 83 Johnny Dixon S Mississippi
15 86 Bobby Olive WR Ohio State
16 95 Todd Peat G Northern Illinois
17 98 Ronnie Dixon DT Cincinnati
18 107 John Oglesby RB Texas Christian
19 110 Lamark Shackerford DT Wisconsin
20 119 Chris Hall S East Carolina
21 122 Mario Bailey WR Washington
22 131 Matt Elliott G Northern Arizona
23 134 Franco Grilla K Central Florida
24 143 Cecil Doggette CB West Virginia
25 146 Keith Williams WR San Diego State
26 155 Bob Brasher TE Arizona State
27 158 Keo Coleman LB Mississippi State
28 167 Nathaniel Bolton WR Mississippi College
29 170 Kevin Little LB North Carolina A&T
30 179 Jerrod Washington RB Virginia
31 182 Mike Bellamy WR Illinois
32 191 James Spears DE Temple
33 194 Marcus Lee FB Syracuse
34 203 Andrew Beckett DE Rutgers
35 206 Dean Lytle LB Notre Dame
36 215 Greg Briggs S Texas Southern
37 218 Mike Iaquaniello S Michigan State
38 227 Justin Starck T Oregon
39 230 Curtis Luper RB Stephen F. Austin
40 239 Raymond Batiste G Northeast Louisiana
41 242 Gary Reid NT Cincinnati
42 251 Jerome Smith WR Indiana (PA)
43 254 Dwayne Davis S Colorado
44 263 Derick Pickett T Penn State
45 266 Walter Campbell DE Eastern Michigan

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NFL allocations[edit]

Player name Position College NFL team
Lemanski Hall LB Alabama Houston Oilers
Sean Jackson RB Florida State Houston Oilers
Paul Justin QB Arizona State Indianapolis Colts
Russ McCullough OT Missouri Los Angeles Raiders
Willie Stubbins OT Texas Southern Los Angeles Raiders
Kipp Vickers G Miami (FL) Indianapolis Colts

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Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1995 Frankfurt Galaxy staff
Front office
  • General Manager – Chris Heyne

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

  • Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks/Wide Receivers – Joe Clark
  • Running Backs/Special Teams – John Cooper
  • Offensive Line – Mark McHale
  Defensive coaches
  • Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers – Ray Willsey
  • Defensive Line – C. L. Whittington
  • National Coach/Defensive Backs – Florian Berrenberg


Roster[edit]

1995 Frankfurt Galaxy roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

  • 63 Jon Baker DT
  • 66 Mike Kerr DE
  • 95 Gary Reid DT
  • 90 Don Reynolds DT
  • 74 David Wilkins DE
Linebackers
  • 53 Tom Cavallo ILB
  • 58 Nate Dingle OLB
  • 56 Dean Lytle OLB
  • 55 Shawn Smith OLB
  • 54 Mike Stonebreaker ILB

Defensive backs

  • 29 Greg Briggs S
  • 42 Johnny Dixon S
  • 22 Cecil Doggette DB
  • 32 Chris Hall CB
  • 21 Jack Kellogg CB

Special teams

  •  5 Daron Alcorn K/P
National players


Rookies in italics

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Kickoff [n 1] Opponent Results Game site Attendance
Final score Team record
1 Saturday, April 8 7:00 p.m. London Monarchs W 45–22 1–0 Waldstadion 28,021
2 Saturday, April 15 7:00 p.m. at Amsterdam Admirals L 12–14 1–1 De Meer Stadion 5,321
3 Saturday, April 22 7:00 p.m. Scottish Claymores L 14–20 1–2 Waldstadion 25,182
4 Sunday, April 30 7:00 p.m. at Rhein Fire L 20–21 1–3 Rheinstadion 19,181
5 Saturday, May 6 7:00 p.m. Barcelona Dragons W 24–20 2–3 Waldstadion 30,598
6 Monday, May 15 7:30 p.m. at London Monarchs W 27–7 3–3 White Hart Lane 8,912
7 Saturday, May 20 7:00 p.m. Rhein Fire L 28–41 3–4 Waldstadion 33,112
8 Sunday, May 28 7:00 p.m. Amsterdam Admirals W 28–13 4–4 Waldstadion 28,368
9 Sunday, June 4 3:00 p.m. at Scottish Claymores W 37–24 5–4 Murrayfield Stadium 6,840
10 Saturday, June 10 5:30 p.m. at Barcelona Dragons W 44–20 6–4 Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc 21,380
World Bowl '95
11 Saturday, June 17 Amsterdam Admirals W 26–22 7–4 Olympisch Stadion 23,847

[3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13]

Standings[edit]

World League
Team W L T PCT PF PA Home Road STK
Amsterdam Admirals 9 1 0 .900 246 152 5–0 4–1 W2
Frankfurt Galaxy 6 4 0 .600 279 202 3–2 3–2 W3
Barcelona Dragons 5 5 0 .500 237 247 2–3 3–2 L1
London Monarchs 4 6 0 .400 174 220 1–4 3–2 L2
Rhein Fire 4 6 0 .400 221 279 2–3 2–3 L3
Scottish Claymores 2 8 0 .200 153 210 0–5 2–3 W1

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Game summaries[edit]

Week 1: vs London Monarchs[edit]

Week One: London Monarchs at Frankfurt Galaxy – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
London 0 6 0 16 22
Frankfurt 7 14 24 0 45

at Waldstadion, Frankfurt, Germany

  • Date: Saturday, April 8
  • Game time: 7:00 p.m. CEST
  • Game attendance: 28,021
  • Referee: Mike Carey
  • [3]

Week 2: at Amsterdam Admirals[edit]

Week Two: Frankfurt Galaxy at Amsterdam Admirals – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Frankfurt 7 0 0 5 12
Amsterdam 0 14 0 0 14

at De Meer Stadion, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • Date: Saturday, April 15
  • Game time: 7:00 p.m. CEST
  • Game attendance: 5,321
  • Referee: Mike Carey
  • [4]

Week 3: vs Scottish Claymores[edit]

Week Three: Scottish Claymores at Frankfurt Galaxy – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Scotland 7 0 0 13 20
Frankfurt 0 0 7 7 14

at Waldstadion, Frankfurt, Germany

  • Date: Saturday, April 22
  • Game time: 7:00 p.m. CEST
  • Game attendance: 25,182
  • Referee: Phil Luckett
  • [5]

Week 4: at Rhein Fire[edit]

Week Four: Frankfurt Galaxy at Rhein Fire – Game summary
1 2 Total
Frankfurt 0
Rhein 0

at Rheinstadion, Düsseldorf, Germany

  • Date: Sunday, April 30
  • Game time: 7:00 p.m. CEST
  • Game attendance: 19,181
  • [6]

Week 5: vs Barcelona Dragons[edit]

Week Five: Barcelona Dragons at Frankfurt Galaxy – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Barcelona 3 3 0 14 20
Frankfurt 3 14 0 7 24

at Waldstadion, Frankfurt, Germany

  • Date: Saturday, May 6
  • Game time: 7:00 p.m. CEST
  • Game attendance: 30,598
  • Referee: Larry Nemmers
  • [7] [8]

Week 6: at London Monarchs[edit]

Week Six: Frankfurt Galaxy at London Monarchs – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Frankfurt 7 10 10 0 27
London 7 0 0 0 7

at White Hart Lane, London, England

  • Date: Monday, May 15
  • Game time: 7:30 p.m. BST
  • Game attendance: 8,912
  • [9]

Week 7: vs Rhein Fire[edit]

Week Seven: Rhein Fire at Frankfurt Galaxy – Game summary
1 2 Total
Rhein 0
Frankfurt 0

at Waldstadion, Frankfurt, Germany

  • Date: Saturday, May 20
  • Game time: 7:00 p.m. CEST
  • Game attendance: 33,112
  • [10]

Week 8: vs Amsterdam Admirals[edit]

Week Eight: Amsterdam Admirals at Frankfurt Galaxy – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Amsterdam 0 3 7 3 13
Frankfurt 7 7 7 7 28

at Waldstadion, Frankfurt, Germany

  • Date: Sunday, May 28
  • Game time: 7:00 p.m. CEST
  • Game attendance: 28,368

Week 9: at Scottish Claymores[edit]

Week Nine: Frankfurt Galaxy at Scottish Claymores – Game summary
1 2 Total
Frankfurt 0
Scotland 0

at Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Date: Sunday, June 4
  • Game time: 3:00 p.m. BST
  • Game attendance: 6,840
  • [11]

Week 10: at Barcelona Dragons[edit]

Week Ten: Frankfurt Galaxy at Barcelona Dragons – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Frankfurt 3 13 7 21 44
Barcelona 0 13 0 7 20

at Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc, Barcelona, Spain

  • Date: Saturday, June 10
  • Game time: 5:30 p.m. CEST
  • Game attendance: 21,380
  • Referee: Larry Nemmers
  • [12] [13]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ All times local to where the game was played.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Official 1996 World League of American Football Fact Book. pp. 148–149. 
  2. ^ Associated Press (February 23, 1995). "NFL allocations to WLAF". European Stars and Stripes (Darmstadt, Germany). p. 27. Retrieved July 5, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b Thomsen, Ian (April 10, 1995). "After the Circus, It's Game Time in the WLAF". The New York Times (Manhattan, New York). Retrieved October 12, 2012. 
  4. ^ a b Associated Press (April 15, 1995). "Admirals 14, Galaxy 12". APNewsArchive.com. Associated Press. Retrieved February 9, 2013. 
  5. ^ a b Associated Press (April 22, 1995). "Claymores 20, Galaxy 14". APNewsArchive.com. Associated Press. Retrieved February 9, 2013. 
  6. ^ a b Associated Press (April 30, 1995). "Rhein Fire 21, Galaxy 20". APNewsArchive.com. Associated Press. Retrieved February 9, 2013. 
  7. ^ a b Cubero, Cristina (May 6, 1995). "Dragons contra el equipo del ex militar". El Mundo Deportivo (in Spanish) (Barcelona, Spain). p. 44. Retrieved October 12, 2012. 
  8. ^ a b Cubero, Cristina (May 7, 1995). "Conmoción en los Dragons". El Mundo Deportivo (in Spanish) (Barcelona, Spain). p. 39. Retrieved October 12, 2012. 
  9. ^ a b Associated Press (May 15, 1995). "Galaxy 27, Monarchs 7". APNewsArchive.com. Associated Press. Retrieved February 9, 2013. 
  10. ^ a b Associated Press (May 20, 1995). "Rhein Fire 41, Galaxy 28". APNewsArchive.com. Associated Press. Retrieved February 9, 2013. 
  11. ^ a b Associated Press (June 4, 1995). "Galaxy 37, Claymores 24". APNewsArchive.com. Associated Press. Retrieved February 9, 2013. 
  12. ^ a b Cubero, Cristina (June 10, 1995). "Los Dragons se juegan la temporada a una carta". El Mundo Deportivo (in Spanish) (Barcelona, Spain). p. 53. Retrieved October 12, 2012. 
  13. ^ a b Cubero, Cristina (June 11, 1995). "Los Dragons no jugarán la final". El Mundo Deportivo (in Spanish) (Barcelona, Spain). p. 53. Retrieved October 12, 2012. 
  14. ^ "1995 WLAF Standings". The Football Database. Retrieved July 5, 2012.