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The 1996 Amsterdam Admirals season was the second season for the team in the World League of American Football.


1996 Amsterdam Admirals season
Head Coach Al Luginbill
General Manager Bill Peterson
Home Field Olympisch Stadion
Results
Record 5–5
Place 3rd
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1995 1997

OffseasonEdit

World League DraftEdit

1996 Amsterdam Admirals World League Draft selections
Draft order Player name Position College
Round Choice
1 5 Jerry Crafts T Louisville
2 11 Willie Williams T Louisiana State
3 14 Rico Mack LB Appalachian State
4 23 Ed Stewart LB Nebraska
5 26 Carlos Etheredge TE Miami
6 35 Jim Hanna DT Louisville
7 38 Rodney Harris WR Kansas
8 47 Kelvin Anderson RB Southeast Missouri State
9 50 Alex Shell WR Arkansas State
10 59 Mark Caesar DT Miami
11 62 Jason Childs T North Dakota
12 71 Beno Bryant RB Washington
13 76 Brian Gelzheiser LB Penn State
14 85 Adam Vinatieri K South Dakota State
15 88 Joe Smigiel T Arizona
16 97 Alonza Barnett DB North Carolina A&T
17 100 William Pollard WR Notre Dame
18 109 Corey Barlow DB Auburn
19 112 Randall Evans WR St. Augustine's
20 120 Derrick Farrell DE Louisiana State
21 123 Joey Ellis DB Texas
22 130 Dedric Smith WR Savannah State
23 133 Darrell Asberry QB Jackson State

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PersonnelEdit

StaffEdit

1996 {{{team}}} staff
Front office
  • General Manager – Bill Peterson

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

  • Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks/Wide Receivers – Joe Clark
  • Running Backs – Louis Clark
  • Offensive Line – Mark McHale
  • National Coach/Tight Ends – Marcus Muler
Defensive coaches
  • Defensive Line – Al Tanara
  • Linebackers/Secondary – Tim Prukop



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RosterEdit

1996 Amsterdam Admirals roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

  • 81 Phillip Bobo
  • -- Darren Chandler
  • 87 Derek Hill
  •  1 Dedric Smith

Tight Ends

  • 82 Carlos Etheredge
  • 80 David Jones
Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

  • 97 Mike Evans DT/DE
  • 98 Bobby Hamilton DE
  • 93 Jim Hanna DT
  • 75 Garry Howe DT
  • -- Troy Ridgley DT
  • 95 Malcolm Showell DE
  • 77 Jay Williams DE
Linebackers
  • 58 Paschall Davis
  • 54 Keith Franklin
  • 53 Brian Gelzheiser
  • 55 Rico Mack
  • 57 Ed Stewart

Defensive Backs

  • 29 Alonza Barnett S
  • 32 Torey Hunter CB
  • 34 Tommy Jones CB
  • 27 Robert O'Neal S
  • 30 Jey Phillips S
  • 28 John Reece CB
  • 46 Kelly Sims CB
  • 24 Claudius Wright CB

Special Teams

National Players
  • 52 Takuro Abe LB Flag of Japan.svg
  • 21 Reyhan Agaoglu S Flag of Netherlands.svg
  • 84 Arnold Galesloot TE Flag of Netherlands.svg
  • 69 Jurgen Gustafsson OL Flag of Sweden.svg
  • 33 Frank Temming RB Flag of Netherlands.svg
  • 10 Hans Werdekker K Flag of Netherlands.svg


Rookies in italics

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ScheduleEdit

Week Date Kickoff Opponent Results Game site Attendance
Final score Team record
1 Sunday, April 14 6:00 p.m. CET at Barcelona Dragons L 27–34 (OT) 0–1 Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc 17,300
2 Saturday, April 20 6:30 p.m. CET Rhein Fire W 17–7 1–1 Olympisch Stadion 8,492
3 Sunday, April 28 3:00 p.m. BST at Scottish Claymores L 14–21 1–2 Murrayfield Stadium 13,070
4 Sunday, May 5 7:00 p.m. CET at Frankfurt Galaxy L 28–40 1–3 Waldstadion 28,627
5 Saturday, May 11 6:30 p.m. CET London Monarchs W 28–9 2–3 Olympisch Stadion 8,327
6 Saturday, May 18 6:30 p.m. CET Barcelona Dragons W 48–14 3–3 Olympisch Stadion 8,712
7 Monday, May 27 3:00 p.m. BST at London Monarchs L 13–16 3–4 White Hart Lane 11,048
8 Saturday, June 1 6:30 p.m. CET Scottish Claymores W 31–27 4–4 Olympisch Stadion 10,501
9 Sunday, June 9 3:00 p.m. CET at Rhein Fire W 24–14 5–4 Rheinstadion 20,103
10 Saturday, June 15 6:30 p.m. CET Frankfurt Galaxy L 20–28 5–5 Olympisch Stadion 14,062

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StandingsEdit

World League
Team W L T PCT PF PA Home Road STK
Scottish Claymores 7 3 0 .700 233 190 5–0 2–3 L1
Frankfurt Galaxy 6 4 0 .600 221 220 3–2 3–2 W2
Amsterdam Admirals 5 5 0 .500 250 210 4–1 1–4 L1
Barcelona Dragons 5 5 0 .500 192 230 4–1 1–4 W1
London Monarchs 4 6 0 .400 161 192 3–2 1–4 W1
Rhein Fire 3 7 0 .300 176 191 2–3 1–4 L2

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Game summariesEdit

Week 1: at Barcelona DragonsEdit

Barcelona Dragons 34, Amsterdam Admirals 27 (OT)
1 2 3 4 Total
Amsterdam

0

Barcelona

0

at Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc, Barcelona, Spain

  • Date: Sunday, April 14
  • Game time: 6:00 p.m. CET
  • Game attendance: 17,300

Week 2: vs Rhein FireEdit

Amsterdam Admirals 17, Rhein Fire 7
1 2 3 4 Total
Rhein

0

Amsterdam

0

at Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • Date: Saturday, April 20
  • Game time: 6:30 p.m. CET
  • Game attendance: 8,492

Week 3: at Scottish ClaymoresEdit

Scottish Claymores 21, Amsterdam Admirals 14
1 2 3 4 Total
Amsterdam

0

Scotland

0

at Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Date: Sunday, April 28
  • Game time: 3:00 p.m. BST
  • Game attendance: 13,070

Week 4: at Frankfurt GalaxyEdit

Frankfurt Galaxy 40, Amsterdam Admirals 28
1 2 3 4 Total
Amsterdam

0

Frankfurt

0

at Waldstadion, Frankfurt, Germany

  • Date: Sunday, May 5
  • Game time: 7:00 p.m. CET
  • Game attendance: 28,627

Week 5: vs London MonarchsEdit

Amsterdam Admirals 28, London Monarchs 9
1 2 3 4 Total
London

0

Amsterdam

0

at Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • Date: Saturday, May 11
  • Game time: 6:30 p.m. CET
  • Game attendance: 8,327

Week 6: vs Barcelona DragonsEdit

Amsterdam Admirals 48, Barcelona Dragons 14
1 2 3 4 Total
Barcelona

0

Amsterdam

0

at Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • Date: Saturday, May 18
  • Game time: 6:30 p.m. CET
  • Game attendance: 8,712

Week 7: at London MonarchsEdit

London Monarchs 16, Amsterdam Admirals 13
1 2 3 4 Total
Amsterdam

0

London

0

at White Hart Lane, London, England

  • Date: Monday, May 27
  • Game time: 3:00 p.m. BST
  • Game attendance: 11,048

Week 8: vs Scottish ClaymoresEdit

Amsterdam Admirals 31, Scottish Claymores 27
1 2 3 4 Total
Scotland

0

Amsterdam

0

at Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • Date: Saturday, June 1
  • Game time: 6:30 p.m. CET
  • Game attendance: 10,501

Week 9: at Rhein FireEdit

Amsterdam Admirals 24, Rhein Fire 14
1 2 3 4 Total
Amsterdam

0

Rhein

0

at Rheinstadion, Düsseldorf, Germany

  • Date: Sunday, June 9
  • Game time: 3:00 p.m. CET
  • Game attendance: 20,103

Week 10: vs Frankfurt GalaxyEdit

Frankfurt Galaxy 28, Amsterdam Admirals 20
1 2 3 4 Total
Frankfurt

0

Amsterdam

0

at Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • Date: Saturday, June 15
  • Game time: 6:30 p.m. CET
  • Game attendance: 14,062

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1996 Round by Round Draft". The Official 1996 World League of American Football Fact Book. pp. 146–147.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Amsterdam Admirals". The Official 1996 World League of American Football Fact Book. pp. 12–19.
  3. "Coaching Staff". 1996 Amsterdam Admirals Media Guide. pp. 10–12.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "1996 Season In Review". The Official 1997 World League of American Football Fact Book. pp. 71–75.
  5. "1996 WLAF Standings". The Football Database. http://www.footballdb.com/standings.html?lg=WLAF&yr=1996. Retrieved June 6, 2010.

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