The 2003 Berlin Thunder season was the fifth season for the team in the NFL Europe League.


2003 Berlin Thunder season
Head Coach Peter Vaas
General Manager Michael Lang
Home Field Olympic Stadium
Results
Record 3–7
Place 6th
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
2002 2004

Offseason[edit | edit source]

Free Agent Draft[edit | edit source]

2003 Berlin Thunder NFLEL Free Agent Draft selections
Draft order Player name Position College
Round Choice
1 6 Reggie Grimes DE Alabama
2 12 Rod Kelly DE NE Oklahoma State
3 13 Daryon Brutley CB Northern Iowa
4 24 Mark Baniewicz T Syracuse
5 25 Byron Thweatt LB Virginia
6 36 Calvin Coleman CB Montana
7 37 Setema Gali DE Brigham Young
8 48 Salem Simon DT Northwestern
9 49 Shannon Wadley LB South Carolina
10 60 Tim Carter CB Tulane
11 61 Freddie Moore T Florida A&M
12 72 Joe Wesley LB Louisiana State
13 73 Jykine Bradley CB Middle Tennessee
14 84 Marvin Coley DE North Alabama
15 85 Michael Cook T Boston College
16 96 Cedric Pittman DE Nevada
17 97 Aaron Harris RB Penn State
18 108 Eli Wnek DE Arizona
19 109 Phil Stambaugh QB Lehigh
20 119 Kunle Williams DB Pennsylvania

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Personnel[edit | edit source]

Staff[edit | edit source]

2003 {{{team}}} staff
Front office
  • General Manager – Michael Lang

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches
  • Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers – David Duggan
  • Defensive Line – Mike Sutton
  • Defensive Backs – Richard Kent


Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Joe Shufelt

Roster[edit | edit source]

2003 Berlin Thunder roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen
  • 72 Michael Cook G
  • 66 Aaron Crittendon G
  • 70 Freddie Moore T
  • 71 Chris Smith T
  • 67 Josh Warner C

Defensive Linemen

  • 98 Reggie Grimes DT
  • 90 Salem Simon DT
  • 99 Teto Simpson DE
  • 96 Lamanzer Williams DE
  • 94 Ryan Wingrove DE
Linebackers
  • 45 Chris Ball OLB
  • 57 Josh Symonette OLB
  • 58 Byron Thweatt MLB
  • 56 Joe Wesley MLB
  • 55 Jamal White OLB

Defensive Backs

  • 25 Daryon Brutley CB
  • 29 Tim Carter S
  • 24 Calvin Coleman CB
  • 27 Travis Coleman CB/S
  • 38 Clint Finley S
  • 21 Jeff Harris CB

Special Teams

National Players
  • 20 Lelan Brickus S Flag of Germany.svg.png
  • 84 Jörg Heckenbach WR Flag of Germany.svg.png
  •  9 Axel Kruse K Flag of Germany.svg.png


Rookies in italics

Standings[edit | edit source]

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

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References[edit | edit source]

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