2003 Frankfurt Galaxy season

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2003 Frankfurt Galaxy season
Head coach Doug Graber
General manager Tilman Engel
Home field Waldstadion
Results
Record 6–4
Division place 1st
Playoff finish World Bowl XI champion

The 2003 Frankfurt Galaxy season was the 11th season for the franchise in the NFL Europe League (NFLEL). The team was led by head coach Doug Graber in his third year, and played its home games at Waldstadion in Frankfurt, Germany. They finished the regular season in first place with a record of six wins and four losses. In World Bowl XI, Frankfurt defeated the Rhein Fire 35–16. The victory marked the franchise's third World Bowl championship.

Offseason[edit]

Free agent draft[edit]

2003 Frankfurt Galaxy NFLEL free agent draft selections
Draft order Player name Position College
Round Choice
1 4 Al Lucas DT Troy State
2 10 Fred Jones LB Colorado
3 15 Dustin Cohen LB Miami (Ohio)
4 22 Jonas Lewis RB San Diego State
5 27 Derick Pack LB James Madison
6 34 Deshawn Abram CB Wyoming
7 39 Calvin Spears CB Grambling State
8 46 Ennis Davis DT Southern California
9 51 David Pruce T Buffalo
10 58 Chris Cummings CB Louisiana State
11 63 Bryan Ray DE Wake Forest
12 70 Rashidi Barnes S Colorado
13 75 Gregg Kellett TE Marshall
14 82 Justin Gallimore CB Colorado State
15 87 Josh Whitman TE Illinois
16 94 Adam Tate RB Utah
17 99 Jeremy Beutler LB Ohio
18 106 Corey Mitchell T Massachusetts
19 111 Kevin Thompson QB Penn State
20 117 Frank Cutolo WR Eastern Illinois

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Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

2003 Frankfurt Galaxy staff
Front office
  • General Manager – Tilman Engel

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Mike Berezowski

Roster[edit]

2003 Frankfurt Galaxy roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

  • 83 Robert Baker
  • 10 Marc Lester
  •  1 Brian McDonald
  • 88 T. C. Taylor

Tight ends

Offensive linemen
  • 70 Chris Brown T
  • 66 Pete Campion G
  • 65 Mike Clare C
  • 60 Joe Jackson
  • 76 Doug Kaufusi OL
  • 79 Corey Mitchell G
  • 69 Michael Moore G
  • 74 David Pruce T
  • 78 Kendrick Rogers T

Defensive linemen

  • 99 Luis Almanzar DT
  • 75 Joey Evans DE
  • 94 Devon Finn DE
  • 98 Buck Gurley DT
  • 93 John Schlecht DE
  • 97 Johnny Thomas DT
  • 96 Daryl Whittington DE
Linebackers
  • 56 Dustin Cohen OLB
  • 52 Pernell Griffin MLB
  • 55 Fred Jones MLB
  • 58 Jody Littleton OLB
  • 54 Idris Price OLB

Defensive backs

Special teams

  • 15 Jon Hilbert K
  •  8 Tim Morgan P
National players
  • 90 Daniel Benetka DT Germany
  • 67 Dennis Engelbrecht DT Germany
  • 23 Eero Heinonen FB Finland
  • 86 Werner Hippler TE Germany
  •  9 Ralf Kleinmann K Germany
  • 85 Hugo Lira WR Mexico
  • 19 Marc Soumah WR France
  • 46 Cüneyt Topcu OLB Turkey


Rookies in italics

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Standings[edit]

NFL Europe League
Team W L T PCT PF PA Home Road STK
Frankfurt Galaxy 6 4 0 .600 252 182 4–1 2–3 L1
Rhein Fire 6 4 0 .600 189 188 4–1 2–3 W1
Scottish Claymores 6 4 0 .600 303 190 3–2 3–2 W4
FC Barcelona Dragons 5 5 0 .500 150 221 2–3 3–2 L3
Amsterdam Admirals 4 6 0 .400 230 273 2–3 2–3 L1
Berlin Thunder 3 7 0 .300 248 318 2–3 1–4 W1

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Game summaries[edit]

World Bowl XI[edit]

World Bowl XI: Rhein Fire vs Frankfurt Galaxy – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Rhein 3 6 0 7 16
Frankfurt 11 14 7 3 35

at Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Issa boogies to Barcelona in NFLEL free agent draft". NFL Europe League. February 5, 2003. Archived from the original on February 19, 2003. Retrieved October 6, 2012. 
  2. ^ "2003 Frankfurt Galaxy roster". SI.com. June 13, 2003. Archived from the original on August 4, 2003. Retrieved October 6, 2012. 
  3. ^ "NFL Europe standings". SI.com. June 8, 2003. Archived from the original on August 4, 2003. Retrieved October 6, 2012.