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1995 Birmingham Barracudas season
Head Coach Jack Pardee
Home Field Legion Field
Results
Record 10–8–0
Place 3rd, South
Playoff Finish Lost South Semi-Final
Uniform
CFL Jersey BIR 1995
Timeline
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The 1995 Birmingham Barracudas season was the first and only season in their franchise history. The Barracudas finished 3rd in the south with a 10–8–0 record. The Barracudas signed high profile free agent Matt Dunigan as a free agent in 1995, and he set career bests with 362 completions on 643 attempts for 4,911 yards and 34 touchdown passes in only 14 games.[1] They lost in the South Division Semi-Final to the San Antonio Texans.

PreseasonEdit

Week Date Opponent Score Result Attendance
A Fri, June 16 at Shreveport Pirates 31–28 Loss
B Sat, June 24 vs. Baltimore Stallions 37–0 Loss 20,250

Regular seasonEdit

Season StandingsEdit

South Division
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Baltimore Stallions 18 15 3 0 541 369 30
San Antonio Texans 18 12 6 0 630 457 24
Birmingham Barracudas 18 10 8 0 548 518 20
Memphis Mad Dogs 18 9 9 0 346 364 18
Shreveport Pirates 18 5 13 0 465 514 10
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Season scheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Score Result Attendance
1 Bye
2 Tues, July 4 at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 38–10 Win 22,208
2 Sat, July 8 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 31–13 Loss 23,042
3 Sat, July 15 vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats 51–28 Win 31,185
4 Sat, July 22 vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders 24–14 Win 25,321
5 Sat, July 29 vs. Baltimore Stallions 36–8 Loss 30,729
6 Thurs, Aug 3 at BC Lions 30–23 Loss 21,948
7 Sat, Aug 12 vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers 50–24 Win 17,328
8 Fri, Aug 18 at Calgary Stampeders 31–28 Win 25,129
9 Sat, Aug 26 vs. Calgary Stampeders 37–14 Loss 19,652
10 Fri, Sept 1 at Ottawa Rough Riders 56–46 Win 20,062
11 Sat, Sept 9 at Baltimore Stallions 28–20 Loss 29,013
12 Sun, Sept 17 vs. Ottawa Rough Riders 40–9 Win 5,289
13 Sun, Sept 24 at Memphis Mad Dogs 28–19 Loss 13,797
14 Sun, Oct 1 vs. Shreveport Pirates 34–20 Win 6,314
15 Sun, Oct 8 vs. San Antonio Texans 38–28 Win 6,859
16 Fri, Oct 13 Shreveport Pirates 29–28 Win 21,117
17 Thurs, Oct 19 Edmonton Eskimos 45–18 Loss 8,910
18 Sun, Oct 29 San Antonio Texans 48–42 Loss 19,025
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Player statsEdit

PassingEdit

Player Games Played Attempts Completions Yards Pct. Interceptions Long Touchdowns
Matt Dunigan[1]18 643 362491156.3167134
Kelvin Simmons16392629266.71N/A3

ReceivingEdit

Player Games Played Receptions Yards Avg. Long Touchdowns
Eddie Britton15 49 68113.9714
Marcus Grant1884155918.68611
Willie McClendon145513.8019

RushingEdit

Player Games Played Rushes Yards Avg. Long Touchdowns
Kelvin Simmons16171368.0243
Willie McClendon16437.2201

KickingEdit

Note: FGA = Field Goals Attempted; FGM = Field Goals Made; FG% = Field Goal Percentage; XPA = Extra Points Attempted; XPM = Extra Points Made; XP% = Extra Points Percentage

Player Games FGA FGM FG % XPA XPM XP %
Luis Zendejas 12 43 34 79.1% 38 38 100.0%

Kickoff ReturnsEdit

Player Kickoff Returns Yards Avg. Touchdowns Long
Eddie Britton2440116.7029
Willie McClendon6437.2201

PlayoffsEdit

South Semi-FinalEdit

Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total
Birmingham Barracudas  ?  ?  ?  ? 9
San Antonio Texans  ?  ?  ?  ? 52

Awards and honorsEdit

CFL All-StarsEdit

  • Anthony Drawhorn, Defensive Back
  • Matt Dunigan, Quarterback

CFL Southern All-StarsEdit

  • Fred Childress, Offensive Guard
  • Anthony Drawhorn, Defensive Back
  • Matt Dunigan, Quarterback
  • Marcus Grant, Wide Receiver
  • Jason Phillips, Slotback
  • Andre Strode, Defensive Back

ReferencesEdit

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