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The 1996 Scottish Claymores season was the second season for the team in the World League of American Football, and their sole World Bowl championship.


1996 Scottish Claymores season
Head Coach Jim Criner
General Manager Mike Keller
Home Field Murrayfield Stadium
Results
Record 7–3
Place 1st
Playoff Finish W World Bowl '96
Timeline
Previous season Next season
1995 1997

OffseasonEdit

World League DraftEdit

1996 Scottish Claymores World League Draft selections
Draft order Player name Position College
Round Choice
1 1 Ty Parten DT Arizona
2 7 Shannon Jones LB USC
3 18 Yo Murphy WR Idaho
4 19 John DeWitt DE Vanderbilt
5 30 Mazio Royster RB USC
6 31 Frank Robinson DB Boise State
7 42 Arnold Ale LB UCLA
8 43 Steve Shine LB Northwestern
9 54 Tyrone Johnson WR Western State
10 55 Chris Williams DT Hampton
11 66 Basil Proctor LB West Virginia
12 67 Ron Dickerson, Jr. WR Arkansas
12 73 Ken Grace WR USC
13 80 Kris Pollack G USC
14 81 Jessie Cox LB Texas Southern
15 92 Lee Gissendaner WR Northwestern
16 93 Brian White DB Dartmouth
17 104 Scott Tyner P/K Oklahoma State
18 105 Herman Carroll DE Mississippi State
19 116 Joe O'Brien DT Boise State
20 117 Mike Lee WR Utah State
21 126 Aaron Bennetts TE UC Davis
22 127 Jared Kaaiohelo RB Missouri Southern

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PersonnelEdit

StaffEdit

1996 {{{team}}} staff
Front office
  • General Manager – Mike Keller

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

  • Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks – Jim Sochor
  • National Coach/Running Backs – Mike Kenny
  • Receivers – Vince Alcalde
Defensive coaches
  • Defensive Coordinator/Defensive Backs – Ray Willsey
  • Defensive Line – Bill Dutton
  • Linebackers – Larry Owens



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RosterEdit

1996 Scottish Claymores roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

  • 23 Ron Dickerson, Jr.
  • 35 Jared Kaaiohelo FB
  • 27 Siran Stacy
  • 40 Markus Thomas

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

  • 85 Willy Tate
Offensive Linemen
  • 72 Randy Bierman T

Defensive Linemen

  • 97 John DeWitt DE
  • 99 Jerold Jeffcoat DT
  • 90 Joe O'Brien DT
  • 59 David Webb DE
Linebackers


Defensive Backs

Special Teams

  •  5 Paul McCallum K/P
National Players


Rookies in italics

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Kickoff Opponent Results Game site Attendance
Final score Team record
1 Sunday, April 14 3:00 p.m. BST at London Monarchs W 24–21 (OT) 1–0 White Hart Lane 16,258
2 Sunday, April 21 3:00 p.m. BST Barcelona Dragons W 23–13 2–0 Murrayfield Stadium 12,928
3 Sunday, April 28 3:00 p.m. BST Amsterdam Admirals W 21–14 3–0 Murrayfield Stadium 13,070
4 Saturday, May 4 7:00 p.m. CET at Rhein Fire L 14–15 3–1 Rheinstadion 11,395
5 Saturday, May 11 7:00 p.m. CET at Frankfurt Galaxy W 20–0 4–1 Waldstadion 32,126
6 Sunday, May 19 3:00 p.m. BST Rhein Fire W 24–19 5–1 Murrayfield Stadium 12,419
7 Sunday, May 26 3:00 p.m. BST Frankfurt Galaxy W 20–17 6–1 Murrayfield Stadium 13,116
8 Saturday, June 1 6:30 p.m. CET at Amsterdam Admirals L 27–31 6–2 Olympisch Stadion 10,501
9 Sunday, June 9 3:00 p.m. BST London Monarchs W 33–28 7–2 Murrayfield Stadium 15,461
10 Sunday, June 16 6:00 p.m. CET at Barcelona Dragons L 27–32 7–3 Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc 16,124
World Bowl '96
11 Sunday, June 23 Frankfurt Galaxy W 32–27 8–3 Murrayfield Stadium 38,982

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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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ReferencesEdit

  1. The Official 1996 World League of American Football Fact Book. pp. 146–147.
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Official 1996 World League of American Football Fact Book. pp. 52–59.
  3. 3.0 3.1 The Official 1997 World League of American Football Fact Book. pp. 71–75.
  4. "1996 WLAF Standings". FootballDB.com. http://www.footballdb.com/standings.html?lg=WLAF&yr=1996. Retrieved June 23, 2010.

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