1992 Frankfurt Galaxy season

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1992 Frankfurt Galaxy season
Head coach Jack Elway
General manager Oliver Luck
Owner World League
Home field Waldstadion
Results
Record 3–7
Division place 2nd European
Playoff finish did not qualify

The 1992 Frankfurt Galaxy season was the second season for the team in the World League of American Football (WLAF). The team was led by head coach Jack Elway in his second year, and played its home games at Waldstadion in Frankfurt, Germany. They finished the season in second place of the European Division with a record of three wins and seven losses.

Offseason[edit]

World League draft[edit]

1992 Frankfurt Galaxy World League draft selections
Draft order Player name Position College
Round Choice
1 Michael Simmons DE Mississippi State
2 Jon Carter DE Pittsburgh
3 Anthony Wallace RB California
4 Kerry Simien WR Texas A&I
5 Pat McGuirk CB Cal Poly
6 Nasrallah Worthen WR North Carolina State
7 Dave Senczyszyn T Wisconsin
8 Lyneil Mayo LB San Jose State
9 Kirk Kirkpatrick TE Florida
10 Dale Joseph CB Howard Payne
11 Mike Bernard T Syracuse
12 Bill Ragans S Florida State
13 Robert Claiborne WR San Diego State
14 Spencer Hammond LB Alabama
15 Ralph Martini QB San Jose State
16 Erwin Grabisna DL Case Western Reserve
17 Joe Meerten TE Oregon
18 Ben Washington CB Southern Mississippi
19 Gerald Hudson RB Oklahoma State
20 John Cook DT Washington
21 George Muraoka DT San Jose State
22 Kelly John-Lewis T Washington
23 William Lohsen P/K Kansas
24 Kevin Evans WR San Jose State
25 Lew Barnes WR Oregon
26 Charles Bell CB Baylor
27 John Hopkins K Stanford
28 Dirk Borgognone K Pacific
29 Andreas Motzkus WR Operation Discovery
30 Shueyb Ali TE Operation Discovery

[1]

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1992 Frankfurt Galaxy staff
Front office
  • General Manager – Oliver Luck
  • Director of Football Operations – Bill Peterson

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

  • Offensive Coordinator/Offensive Line – Bob Beers
  • Running Backs/Tight Ends – Joe Burke
  • Wide Receivers – Jack Swarthout
Defensive coaches


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Roster[edit]

1992 Frankfurt Galaxy roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers
  • 56 Lyneil Mayo ILB/OLB
  • 55 Pat Moorer ILB
  • 57 Yepi Pau'u ILB
  • 50 Kevin Wolfolk OLB
  • 59 Willie Wright OLB

Defensive Backs

  • 46 Timothy Broady S
  • 23 Greg Eaglin CB
  • 28 Joe Greenwood S
  • 31 Jeff Hammerschmidt S
  • 31 Dale Joseph CB
  • 26 Pat McGuirk CB
  • 29 Bill Ragans S
  • 27 Cedric Stallworth CB
  • 34 Johnny Thomas CB

Special Teams

  •  9 Robbie Keen K/P
Operation Discovery
  • 70 Olaf Hampel DE Germany
  • 77 Gerald Olszewski G/C Germany
  • 54 Dirk Reessing LB Germany


Rookies in italics

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Schedule[edit]

Week Date Kickoff Opponent Results Game site Attendance
Final score Team record
Preseason
Sunday, March 15 3:00 p.m. New York/New Jersey Knights L 9–28 0–1 Waldstadion 16,471
Regular season
1 Saturday, March 21 6:00 p.m. at Barcelona Dragons W 17–0 1–0 Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc 25,788
2 Saturday, March 28 6:00 p.m. at London Monarchs W 31–28 2–0 Wembley Stadium 21,799
3 Sunday, April 5 7:00 p.m. Birmingham Fire L 7–17 2–1 Waldstadion 33,857
4 Saturday, April 11 7:00 p.m. Barcelona Dragons L 17–20 2–2 Waldstadion 34,376
5 Saturday, April 18 8:00 p.m. at New York/New Jersey Knights L 21–24 2–3 Giants Stadium 24,943
6 Saturday, April 25 7:00 p.m. Orlando Thunder L 0–38 2–4 Waldstadion 38,104
7 Saturday, May 2 8:00 p.m. at Ohio Glory L 17–20 2–5 Ohio Stadium 41,853
8 Saturday, May 9 5:00 p.m. at Sacramento Surge L 7–51 2–6 Hornet Stadium 22,720
9 Sunday, May 17 7:00 p.m. San Antonio Riders L 14–43 2–7 Waldstadion 31,641
10 Saturday, May 23 7:00 p.m. London Monarchs W 19–16 3–7 Waldstadion 43,259

[4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] [15] [16] [17] [18]

Standings[edit]

European Division
Team W L T PCT PF PA DIV STK
Barcelona Dragons 5 5 0 .500 104 161 3–1 L4
Frankfurt Galaxy 3 7 0 .300 150 257 3–1 W1
London Monarchs 2 7 1 .250 178 203 0–4 L1

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Game summaries[edit]

Week 1: at Barcelona Dragons[edit]

Week One: Frankfurt Galaxy at Barcelona Dragons – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Frankfurt 0 0 3 14 17
Barcelona 0 0 0 0 0

at Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc, Barcelona, Spain

  • Date: Saturday, March 21
  • Game time: 6:00 p.m.
  • Game attendance: 25,788
  • [6]

Week 2: at London Monarchs[edit]

Week Two: Frankfurt Galaxy at London Monarchs – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Frankfurt 10 3 8 10 31
London 0 14 14 0 28

at Wembley Stadium, Wembley, England

  • Date: Saturday, March 28
  • Game time: 6:00 p.m.
  • Game attendance: 21,799
  • [7] [8]

Week 3: vs Birmingham Fire[edit]

Week Three: Birmingham Fire at Frankfurt Galaxy – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Birmingham 0 14 0 3 17
Frankfurt 0 0 7 0 7

at Waldstadion, Frankfurt, Germany

  • Date: Sunday, April 5
  • Game time: 7:00 p.m.
  • Game attendance: 33,857
  • [9] [10]

Week 4: vs Barcelona Dragons[edit]

Week Four: Barcelona Dragons at Frankfurt Galaxy – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Barcelona 0 13 0 7 20
Frankfurt 17 0 0 0 17

at Waldstadion, Frankfurt, Germany

  • Date: Saturday, April 11
  • Game time: 7:00 p.m.
  • Game attendance: 34,376
  • [11] [12]

Week 5: at New York/New Jersey Knights[edit]

Week Five: Frankfurt Galaxy at New York/New Jersey Knights – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Frankfurt 0 14 0 7 21
NY/NJ 14 0 7 3 24

at Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey

  • Date: Saturday, April 18
  • Game time: 8:00 p.m.
  • Game attendance: 24,943
  • [13]

Week 6: vs Orlando Thunder[edit]

Week Six: Orlando Thunder at Frankfurt Galaxy – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Orlando 0 21 10 7 38
Frankfurt 0 0 0 0 0

at Waldstadion, Frankfurt, Germany

  • Date: Saturday, April 25
  • Game time: 7:00 p.m.
  • Game attendance: 38,104
  • [14]

Week 7: at Ohio Glory[edit]

Week Seven: Frankfurt Galaxy at Ohio Glory – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Frankfurt 7 0 7 3 17
Ohio 7 7 0 6 20

at Ohio Stadium, Columbus, Ohio

  • Date: Saturday, May 2
  • Game time: 8:00 p.m.
  • Game attendance: 41,853
  • [15]

Week 8: at Sacramento Surge[edit]

Week Eight: Frankfurt Galaxy at Sacramento Surge – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Frankfurt 0 7 0 0 7
Sacramento 10 20 14 7 51

at Hornet Stadium, Sacramento, California

  • Date: Saturday, May 9
  • Game time: 5:00 p.m.
  • Game attendance: 22,720
  • [16]

Week 9: vs San Antonio Riders[edit]

Week Nine: San Antonio Riders at Frankfurt Galaxy – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
San Antonio 3 17 7 16 43
Frankfurt 0 0 7 7 14

at Waldstadion, Frankfurt, Germany

  • Date: Sunday, May 17
  • Game time: 7:00 p.m.
  • Game attendance: 31,641
  • [17]

Week 10: vs London Monarchs[edit]

Week Ten: London Monarchs at Frankfurt Galaxy – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
London 6 3 7 0 16
Frankfurt 7 7 2 3 19

at Waldstadion, Frankfurt, Germany

  • Date: Saturday, May 23
  • Game time: 7:00 p.m.
  • Game attendance: 43,259
  • [18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Draft roster (list of drafted players, round-by-round)". 1992 Frankfurt Galaxy Media Guide. p. 59. 
  2. ^ "Galaxy staff". 1992 Frankfurt Galaxy Media Guide. pp. 8–20. 
  3. ^ "1992 Frankfurt Galaxy roster". The Football Database. Retrieved December 25, 2014. 
  4. ^ "1992 Frankfurt Galaxy schedule and results". The Football Database. Retrieved December 25, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Feuerwerk und Ernüchterung". Huddle (in German). Berlin: Huddle Verlag. 4 (12). March 19, 1992. Retrieved December 25, 2014. 
  6. ^ a b Associated Press (March 22, 1992). "Galaxy wins 1992 WLAF opener". The Gainesville Sun. Retrieved December 25, 2014. 
  7. ^ a b Associated Press (March 28, 1992). "Galaxy 31, Monarchs 28". APNewsArchive.com. Associated Press. Retrieved December 25, 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "Galaxy 31, Monarchs 28". European Stars and Stripes. March 30, 1992. p. 24. Retrieved December 25, 2014. 
  9. ^ a b Associated Press (April 5, 1992). "Fire 17, Galaxy 7". APNewsArchive.com. Associated Press. Retrieved December 25, 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "Fire 17, Galaxy 7". European Stars and Stripes. April 7, 1992. p. 24. Retrieved December 25, 2014. 
  11. ^ a b Cubero, Cristina (April 11, 1992). "Los Dragons se juegan en Frankfurt el liderato". El Mundo Deportivo (in Spanish). Barcelona, Spain. p. 40. Retrieved December 25, 2014. 
  12. ^ a b Servicio Especial (April 12, 1992). "Los Dragons brillan más que Galaxy". El Mundo Deportivo (in Spanish). Barcelona, Spain. p. 40. Retrieved December 25, 2014. 
  13. ^ a b Associated Press (April 18, 1992). "Knights 24, Galaxy 21". APNewsArchive.com. Associated Press. Retrieved December 25, 2014. 
  14. ^ a b Associated Press (April 25, 1992). "Thunder 38, Galaxy 0". APNewsArchive.com. Associated Press. Retrieved December 25, 2014. 
  15. ^ a b Associated Press (May 2, 1992). "Glory 20, Galaxy 17". APNewsArchive.com. Associated Press. Retrieved December 25, 2014. 
  16. ^ a b Associated Press (May 9, 1992). "Surge 51, Galaxy 7". APNewsArchive.com. Associated Press. Retrieved December 25, 2014. 
  17. ^ a b Associated Press (May 17, 1992). "Riders 43, Galaxy 14". APNewsArchive.com. Associated Press. Retrieved December 25, 2014. 
  18. ^ a b Associated Press (May 23, 1992). "Galaxy 19, Monarchs 16". APNewsArchive.com. Associated Press. Retrieved December 25, 2014. 
  19. ^ "1992 WLAF standings". The Football Database. Retrieved December 25, 2014.