1998 Frankfurt Galaxy season

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1998 Frankfurt Galaxy season
Head coach Dick Curl
General manager Chris Heyne
Home field Waldstadion
Results
Record 7–3
Division place 1st
Playoff finish Lost World Bowl '98

The 1998 Frankfurt Galaxy season was the sixth season for the franchise in the NFL Europe League (NFLEL). The team was led by head coach Dick Curl in his first year, and played its home games at Waldstadion in Frankfurt, Germany. They finished the regular season in first place with a record of seven wins and three losses. In World Bowl '98, Frankfurt lost to the Rhein Fire 34–10.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Europe League draft[edit]

1998 Frankfurt Galaxy NFLEL draft selections
Draft order Player name Position College
Round Choice Overall
1 2 2 Ben Lynch C California
2 2 8 Robert Barr OT Rutgers
3 5 17 Alundis Brice CB Mississippi
4 2 20 James Burton CB Fresno State
5 5 29 Mel Agee DE Illinois
6 2 32 Sylvester Wright LB Kansas
7 5 41 Dana Howard LB Illinois
8 2 44 Billy Williams WR Tennessee
9 5 53 Jamie Vandervelt G Wisconsin
10 2 56 Marquis Walker CB Southeast Missouri State
11 5 65 Harold Gragg DE Wake Forest
12 2 68 Mike Fredenburg OT Georgia
13 5 77 K. D. Williams LB Henderson State
14 2 80 Demetrius Allen WR Virginia
15 5 89 Sedric Clark LB Tulsa
16 2 92 J Ina G Miami
17 5 101 Tony Corbin QB Sacramento State
18 2 104 Don Reynolds DT Virginia
19 5 113 Marcellus Mostella LB Auburn
20 2 116 Paul Lacoste LB Mississippi State
21 5 125 Jermaine Chaney RB Indiana
22 2 128 David Bailey OT James Madison
23 5 137 Michael Blair RB Ball State
24 2 140 Todd Hunter OT Tulane
25 5 149 Byron Capers CB Florida State
26 2 152 Juan Daniels WR Georgia
27 4 159 Pete DiMario OT Alabama
28 1 161 Moses Regular TE Missouri Valley State

NFL allocations[edit]

Player name Position College NFL team
Patrick Augafa C Iowa State Washington Redskins
Darrick Branch WR Hawaii Denver Broncos
Kenyan Branscomb WR Oregon State Oakland Raiders
Hillary Butler LB Washington Denver Broncos
Anthony Cobbs CB UCLA New Orleans Saints
Scott Curry OT Amherst College Oakland Raiders
Jerome Davis DE Minnesota Detroit Lions
Chris Dittoe QB Indiana Detroit Lions
Mitchell Galloway WR East Carolina Buffalo Bills
Aaron Henne G Maryland Pittsburgh Steelers
Damon Huard QB Washington Miami Dolphins
Bill Kushner P/K Boston College Cincinnati Bengals
Curtis McGee OT Georgia Tech New England Patriots
Reynard Rutherford RB California San Francisco 49ers
David McNeay III LB Florida State Minnesota Vikings
Vann Washington S West Virginia Kansas City Chiefs

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1998 Frankfurt Galaxy staff
Front office
  • General Manager – Chris Heyne
  • Deputy General Manager – Tilman Engel

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

  • Offensive Coordinator/Wide Receivers – Wes Chandler
  • National Coach/Running Backs – Alessandro Cinelli
  • Offensive Line – Bob Lord
Defensive coaches


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Roster[edit]

1998 Frankfurt Galaxy roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen
  • 65 Patrick Augafa G
  • 70 David Bailey G/T
  • 64 Robert Barr T
  • 74 Pete DiMario T
  • 62 Ben Lynch C
  • 69 Curtis McGee T
  • 66 Jamie Vanderveldt G

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

  • 10 Bill Kushner P
National players
  • 67 Stefan Gamlin DL Germany
  • 94 Raphael Graetz LB Germany
  • 11 Jörg Heckenbach WR Germany
  • 86 Werner Hippler TE Germany
  •  9 Ralf Kleinmann K Germany
  • 75 Marcus Richter DE Germany
  • 24 Ingo Seibert RB Germany


Rookies in italics

Schedule[edit]

[2] [3]

Standings[edit]

NFL Europe League
Team W L T PCT PF PA Home Road STK
Frankfurt Galaxy 7 3 0 .700 177 163 3–2 4–1 W4
Rhein Fire 7 3 0 .700 198 142 4–1 3–2 L2
Amsterdam Admirals 7 3 0 .700 205 174 4–1 3–2 W3
Barcelona Dragons 4 6 0 .400 185 200 3–2 1–4 L3
England Monarchs 3 7 0 .300 158 205 2–3 1–4 W2
Scottish Claymores 2 8 0 .200 153 192 2–3 0–5 L3

[4]

Game summaries[edit]

Week 5: vs Rhein Fire[edit]

Week Five: Rhein Fire at Frankfurt Galaxy – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Rhein 3 7 14 7 31
Frankfurt 0 0 0 14 14

at Waldstadion, Frankfurt, Germany

  • Date: Saturday, May 2
  • Game time: 7:00 p.m. CEST
  • Game attendance: 41,123
  • Referee: Tony Corrente
  • Reference:[2]

Week 6: at Barcelona Dragons[edit]

Week Six: Frankfurt Galaxy at Barcelona Dragons – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Frankfurt 0 2 0 0 2
Barcelona 7 0 21 3 31

at Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc, Barcelona, Spain

  • Date: Monday, May 11
  • Game attendance: 6,800

Week 9: vs Scottish Claymores[edit]

Week Nine: Scottish Claymores at Frankfurt Galaxy – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Scotland 0 7 3 0 10
Frankfurt 7 0 0 14 21

at Waldstadion, Frankfurt, Germany

  • Date: Sunday, May 31
  • Game time: 7:00 p.m. CEST
  • Game attendance: 35,264
  • [3]

World Bowl '98[edit]

World Bowl '98: Rhein Fire vs Frankfurt Galaxy – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Rhein 10 7 7 10 34
Frankfurt 0 7 3 0 10

at Waldstadion, Frankfurt, Germany

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998 Frankfurt Galaxy Media Guide. 
  2. ^ a b "NFL Europe League". European Stars and Stripes. May 4, 1998. p. 26. Retrieved June 16, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b Associated Press (May 31, 1998). "Galaxy 21, Claymores 10". APNewsArchive.com. Associated Press. Archived from the original on August 31, 2014. Retrieved August 30, 2014. 
  4. ^ The Official 2001 NFL Europe League Fact Book.