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The 1995 Rhein Fire season was the inaugural season for the team in the World League of American Football.


1995 Rhein Fire season
Head Coach Galen Hall
General Manager Oliver Luck
Home Field Rheinstadion
Results
Record 4–6
Place 5th
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1996

OffseasonEdit

World League DraftEdit

1995 Rhein Fire World League Draft selections
Draft order Player name Position College
Round Choice
1 1 Shaumbe Wright-Fair RB Washington State
2 12 Darrick Owens WR Mississippi
3 13 Mark Mason RB Maryland
4 24 Arthur Bussie DE Northeast Louisiana
5 25 Mike Withycombe OT Fresno State
6 36 Greg Lane CB Notre Dame
7 37 Vaughn Bryant CB Stanford
8 48 Jason Atkinson LB Texas A&M
9 49 Akili Calhoun DT Hawaii
10 60 Terry Crews LB Western Michigan
11 61 Mike Alexander C San Diego State
12 72 Marquise Thomas LB Mississippi
13 73 Rod Moore WR Utah State
14 84 Matt Gay S Kansas
15 85 Don Stowers CB New Mexico State
16 96 Andy Kelly QB Tennessee
17 97 Mack Travis DT California
18 108 Leroy Smith LB Iowa
19 109 Jose Munoz OT Ball State
20 120 Victor Brown CB Tennessee
21 121 Mike Salmon S Southern California
22 132 Deron Pointer WR Washington State
23 133 Jay Hillman RB Boston University
24 144 Willie Felton TE Bethune-Cookman
25 145 Nick Ma'afala DT Hawaii
26 156 Ronald Williams RB Clemson
27 157 Tony Lenseigne TE Eastern Washington
28 168 Brandon Houston OT Oklahoma
29 169 Anthony Fieldings LB Morningside College
30 180 Tony Rowell C Florida
31 181 Charles Beauchamp LB Indiana
32 192 Turhon O'Bannon WR New Mexico
33 193 Don Chaney TE South Carolina
34 204 Karl Nieberlein OT Towson State
35 205 Cisco Richard RB Northeast Louisana
36 216 Jerry Sharp G Syracuse
37 217 Junior Tagoai NT Hawaii
38 228 Kavin Crawford DE Louisiana Tech
39 229 Mark Sturdivant DE Maryland
40 240 Bill Durkin G Massachusetts
41 241 Carey Broudy S Louisiana Tech
42 252 Tre Everett WR Florida
43 253 Donald Douglas S Houston
44 264 Bob Tavernaro CB Pittsburg State
45 265 Mike Collins S West Virginia
46 275 Joey Veargis LB Central State (Ohio)

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PersonnelEdit

StaffEdit

1995 {{{team}}} staff
Front office
  • General Manager – Alexander Leibkind

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

  • Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks – Don Strock
  • Wide Receivers – Wes Chandler
  • Offensive Line – Dean Unruh
Defensive coaches
  • Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers – A. J. Duhe
  • National Coach/Defensive Line – Walter Rohlfing
  • Defensive Backs/Special Teams – Jeff Reinebold



RosterEdit

1995 Rhein Fire roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

  • 44 Jay Hillman FB
  • 26 Ronald Williams
  • 32 Shaumbe Wright-Fair
  • 33 Charlie Young

Wide Receivers

  • 83 Tyrone Johnson
  • 82 Rod Moore
  • 81 Darrick Owens
  •  1 Deron Pointer

Tight Ends

  • 85 Greg Keller
  • 84 Tony Lenseigne
  • 45 Sean Russell
Offensive Linemen
  • 60 Mike Alexander C
  • 71 Bill Durkin G
  • 76 Alan Kline T
  • 55 Bob Kronenberg C
  • 73 Jose Munoz T
  • 68 Tom Roth G/T
  • 56 Tony Rowell G/C

Defensive Linemen

  • 61 Arthur Bussie DE
  • 78 Karl Dunbar DT
  • 95 Nick Ma'afala DT
  • 79 Joe Seumalo DE
  • 99 Junior Tagoai DT/DE
Linebackers
  • 34 Jason Atkinson
  • 59 Terry Crews
  • 50 Anthony Fieldings
  • 52 Leroy Smith

Defensive Backs

  • 29 Vaughn Bryant CB
  • 40 Matt Gay S
  • 28 Greg Lane
  • 42 Mike Salmon
  • 27 Don Stowers

Special Teams

National Players
  • 58 Claus Biedermann LB Flag of Germany.svg
  • 75 Peter Gross-Pass DL Flag of Germany.svg
  • 64 Frank Habermann OL Flag of Germany.svg
  • 21 Andreas Motzkus DB Flag of Germany.svg
  • 67 Gerald Olszewski G Flag of Germany.svg
  •  5 Andreas Schröder K Flag of Germany.svg
  • 80 Max von Garnier WR Flag of Germany.svg


Rookies in italics

StandingsEdit

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 summariesEdit

Week 1: at Scottish ClaymoresEdit

Rhein Fire 19, Scottish Claymores 17
1 2 3 4 Total
Rhein 7 0 6 6

19

Scotland 0 10 0 7

17

at Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Date: Sunday, April 9
  • Game weather: 8 °C
  • Game attendance: 10,346

Week 2: vs London MonarchsEdit

London Monarchs 23, Rhein Fire 7
1 2 3 4 Total
London 3 10 7 3

23

Rhein 7 0 0 0

7

at Rheinstadion, Düsseldorf, Germany

  • Date: Saturday, April 15
  • Game weather: 9 °C
  • Game attendance: 15,892
  • Referee: Larry Nemmers

Week 3: at Barcelona DragonsEdit

Barcelona Dragons 32, Rhein Fire 30
1 2 3 4 Total
Rhein

0

Barcelona

0

at Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc, Barcelona, Spain

Week 4: vs Frankfurt GalaxyEdit

Rhein Fire 21, Frankfurt Galaxy 20
1 2 3 4 Total
Frankfurt

0

Rhein

0

at Rheinstadion, Düsseldorf, Germany

Week 5: at Amsterdam AdmiralsEdit

Amsterdam Admirals 30, Rhein Fire 10
1 2 3 4 Total
Rhein

0

Amsterdam

0

at Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Week 6: vs Scottish ClaymoresEdit

Rhein Fire 33, Scottish Claymores 27 (OT)
1 2 3 4 Total
Scotland

0

Rhein

0

at Rheinstadion, Düsseldorf, Germany

Week 7: at Frankfurt GalaxyEdit

Rhein Fire 41, Frankfurt Galaxy 28
1 2 3 4 Total
Rhein

0

Frankfurt

0

at Waldstadion, Frankfurt, Germany

Week 8: at London MonarchsEdit

London Monarchs 34, Rhein Fire 14
1 2 3 4 Total
Rhein

0

London

0

at White Hart Lane, London, England

Week 9: vs Barcelona DragonsEdit

Barcelona Dragons 31, Rhein Fire 21
1 2 3 4 Total
Barcelona

0

Rhein

0

at Rheinstadion, Düsseldorf, Germany

Week 10: vs Amsterdam AdmiralsEdit

Amsterdam Admirals 37, Rhein Fire 25
1 2 3 4 Total
Amsterdam

0

Rhein

0

at Rheinstadion, Düsseldorf, Germany

ReferencesEdit

  1. The Official 1996 World League of American Football Fact Book. pp. 148–149.
  2. "1995 WLAF Standings". FootballDB.com. http://www.footballdb.com/standings.html?lg=WLAF&yr=1995. Retrieved January 29, 2011.

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