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Houston Texans/Shreveport Steamer 1974
Num Name Pos Games Height Weight Born City College
0 Paul Gipson RB   6' 0" 200 March 21, 1946 Jacksonville, Texas Houston
3 D.C. Nobles QB   6' 2" 175 November 9, 1951 Angelina Co., Texas Houston
6 Warren McVea RB   5' 9" 182 July 30, 1946 San Antonio, Texas Houston
7 Pat Gibbs CB   5' 10" 188 April 5, 1950 Marshall, Texas Lamar
9 Billy Walik WR   5' 11" 180 November 8, 1947 New Haven, Connecticut Villanova
10 Don Trull QB   6' 1" 205 October 20, 1941 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Baylor
11 Charlie Durkee K   5' 11" 165 June 25, 1944 Tulsa, Oklahoma Oklahoma State
12 David Mays QB   6' 1" 204 June 20, 1949 Pine Bluff, Arkansas Texas Southern
13 Don Maynard WR   6' 0" 180 January 25, 1935 Crosbyton, Texas Texas-El Paso
13 John Vignone S   6' 0" 190 October 23, 1944   Susquehanna
14 Chuck Latourette P 6' 0" 190 July 21, 1945 San Antonio, Texas Rice
15 Rick Eber WR   6' 0" 185 April 17, 1945 Torrance, California Tulsa
17 Harry Theofiledes QB   6' 2" 202 April 19, 1944 Homestead, Pennsylvania Waynesburg
19 Mike Taliaferro QB   5' 11" 185 July 26, 1941 Houston, Texas Waynesburg
20 John Mallory S   6' 0" 185 July 24, 1946 Summit, New Jersey West Virginia
21 Jim Shorter CB   5' 11" 185 June 8, 1938 Montgomery, Alabama Detroit Mercy
21 Doug Winslow WR   6' 0" 182 July 19, 1951 Des Moines, Iowa Drake
22 Macon Hughes WR   6' 1"  205 January 9, 1950   Rice
22 Rocky Thompson RB   5' 11" 200 November 8, 1947 Paget, Bermuda West Texas A&M
23 Daryl Johnson CB   5' 11" 190 August 11, 1946 Richmond, Virginia Morgan State
24 Mike Richardson RB   5' 10" 200 December 8, 1946 Fort Worth, Texas Southern Methodist
25 Dick Westmoreland CB   6' 1" 190 February 17, 1941 Charlotte, North Carolina North Carolina
26 Warren Wells WR   6' 1" 195 November 14, 1942 Franklin, Louisiana Texas Southern
28 Charlie Frazier WR   5' 11" 165 August 12, 1939 Houston, Texas Oklahoma State
28 Bruce Jankowski WR   5' 11" 185 August 12, 1949 Patterson, New Jersey Ohio State
29 Art McMahon S   6' 0" 190 February 24, 1946 Newark, New Jersey North Carolina State
32 Terry Cole RB   6' 1" 225 July 7, 1945 Dallas, Texas Indiana
33 Joe Green S   5' 11" 195 November 20, 1948 Aberdeen, Mississippi Bowling Green
34 Harry Blackney RB   6' 0" 202 August 7, 1947 Scranton, Pennsylvania Maryland
35 Jim Nance RB   6' 1" 245 December 30, 1942 Indiana, Pennsylvania Syracuse
40 Cornell Champion RB   5' 11" 190 January 28, 1945 Chicago, Illinois UCLA
41 John Villapiano LB   5' 11" 205 November 17, 1951   Bowling Green
42 Sid Blanks RB   6' 2" 210 April 29, 1940 Del Rio, Texas Texas A&M-Kingsville
44 Richmond Flowers S   6' 0" 180 June 13, 1947 Montgomery, Alabama Tennessee
45 Durfey Thompson LB   6' 2" 225 December 5, 1951 Poteau, Oklahoma Prairie View A&M
47 Virgil Robinson RB   6' 0" 192 November 2, 1947 Inverence, Mississippi Grambling
50 Mike McConnell LB   6' 1" 230 August 21, 1950 Sterling, Illinois Oregon
51 Cleo Walker C/LB   6' 4" 225 February 7,1948 Columbus, Georgia Louisville
52 Garland Boyette LB   6' 1" 238 March 22, 1940 Rayville, Louisiana Grambling
54 Bart Goforth C   6' 3" 235 August 12, 1950   Rice
55 Loyd Wainscott LB   6' 3" 203 October 26, 1946 Texas City, Texas Texas
57 Joe Carroll LB   6' 1" 224 May 29,1950 Warren, Ohio Pittsburgh
58 Bob Creech LB   6' 3" 236 January 26, 1949 Corpus Christi, Texas TCU
59 Kenny Price LB   6' 2" 220 April 7, 1950 Houston, Texas Iowa
60 Tom Regner OG   6' 2" 255 April 19, 1944 Kenosha, Wisconsin Notre Dame
62 Ed Mooney LB   6' 2" 225 February 26, 1945 Brooklyn, New York Texas Tech
64 Billy Yoest OG/OT   6' 0" 251 November 26, 1951 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania North Carolina
66 Rex Pitts OT   6' 4" 250 August 7, 1946   Los Angeles State
66 Sonny Bishop C   6' 2" 245 October 1, 1939 Winner, South Dakota Fresno State
68 Dav Middendorf OG   6' 3" 250 November 23, 1945 Seattle, Washington Washington State
68 Bubba Pena OG   6' 2" 250 August 8, 1949 Falmouth, Massachusetts Massachusetts
74 Andy Kupp OG   6' 3" 250 May 25,1 949 Sunnyside, Washington Idaho
70 Don Talbert OT   6' 4" 270 March 1, 1939 Louisville, Mississippi Texas
71 Al Dotson DT/DE   6' 4" 260 February 25, 1943 Houston, Texas Grambling
71, 79 Rich Glover DE   6' 1" 240 February 6, 1950 Bayonne, New Jersey Nebraska
72 Willie Lee Jones DE   6' 4" 270 May 28, 1942 Moro, Arkansas Kansas State
73 Jim Kanicki DT   6' 4" 270 December 17, 1941 Bay City, Michigan Michigan State
74 Willie Parker DT   6' 3" 245 March 12, 1945 Bastrop, Louisiana Arkansas-Pine Bluff
75 Joe Miller OT   6' 5" 258 February 6, 1952 Baltimore, Maryland Villanova
75 Norm Davis OT/OG   6' 3" 250 August 8, 1945 Cocoa, Florida Grambling
75 Tom Bailey OT   6' 5" 249 July 16, 1940 Delco, Louisiana Alcorn State
76 Glen Ray Hines OT   6' 5" 260 October 26, 1943 El Dorado, Arkansas Arkansas
77 Bob Wells OT   6' 6" 275 August 4, 1945 New York, New York Johnson C. Smith
77 Mike Walker DE   6' 4" 240 November 7,1949 Texarkana, Arkansas Tulane
77 Charles Hayes OT/OG   6' 4" 270 December 2, 1947 East Liverpool, Ohio Weber State
78 Sam Holden OT   6' 4" 260 February 24, 1947 Magnolia, Mississippi Grambling
80 John Odom WR 20 6' 3" 195 January 23, 1949 Fort Worth, Texas Texas Tech
81 Ron Rydalch DT   6' 5" 255 January 1, 1952 Tooele, Utah Utah
82 Paul Zaeske WR   6' 2" 200 December 4, 1945 Sioux City, Iowa North Park
83 Willie Frazier TE 6' 4" 245 June 19, 1942 El Dorado, Arkansas Arkansas-Pine Bluff
84 Joe Robb DE   6' 3" 245 March 15, 1937 Luflin, Texas Texas Christian
86 Don Brumm DE   6' 3" 245 October 4, 1941 Chicago Heights, Illinois Purdue
87 John Matuszak DT   6' 8" 272 October 17, 1989 Milwaukee, Wisconsin Tampa
87 John Baker DE   6' 5" 245 August 15, 1944 Suffolk, Virginia Norfolk State
88 Donnie Davis TE   6' 4" 225 September 18, 1940 Opelousas, Louisiana Southern
89 Chad Brown DE   6' 5" 245 September 9, 1947 Dallas Texas Texas A&M-Commerce
  Jack Rizzo RB   5' 10" 200 June 15, 1949 Westville, New Hampshire Lehigh
  Dave Urie C       November 19, 1947 Chico, California Montana
  Sammy Weir WR 1 5' 9" 165 March 18, 1941 Walnut Ridge, Arkansas Arkansas State
Shreveport Steamer 1975
Num Name Pos Games Height Weight Born City College
00 Dave Strock P 6' 3" 230 August 15, 1948 Pottstown, Pennsylvania Virginia Tech
0 Paul Gipson RB   6' 0" 200 March 21, 1946 Jacksonville, Texas Houston
0, 12 Roger Cox DB   5' 11" 177 March 1, 1953   Prairie View A&M
1 Ricky Scales WR   6' 0" 180 May 30, 1953   Virginia Tech
3 D.C. Nobles QB   6' 2" 175 November 9, 1951 Angelina County, Texas Houston
6 George Smith WR   6' 0" 183 September 25, 1948   Texas Tech
10 Edd Hargett QB   5' 11" 185 June 26, 1947 Marietta, Texas Texas A&M
12 Jimmy Edwards RB 12 5' 10" 195 September 19, 1952 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Louisiana Monroe
15 Rick Eber WR   6' 0" 185 April 17, 1945 Torrance, California Tulsa
16,18 Bubba Wyche QB   6' 0" 190 April 4, 1946   Tennessee
19 Leon Jenkins DB 12 5' 11" 165 August 26, 1950 Columbus, Ohio West Virginia
20 John Mallory S   6' 0" 185 July 24, 1946 Summit, New Jersey West Virginia
21 Doug Winslow WR 6' 0" 185 July 19, 1951 Des Moines, Iowa Drake
22 Rocky Thompson RB   5' 11" 190 November 8, 1947 Paget, Bermuda West Texas A&M
23 Daryl Johnson CB   5' 11" 190 August 11, 1946 Richmond, Virginia Morgan State
26 Steve Hatch S   6' 2" 195 August 4, 1949 Akron, Ohio Akron
28 Melvin Daniels DB   5' 11" 179 January 30, 1952 Murfreesboro, Tennessee Middle Tennessee
33 Dennis Duncan RB   6' 2" 225 January 24, 1945 Henderson, Texas Northwestern State
35 Jim Nance RB   6' 1" 245 December 30, 1942 Indiana, Pennsylvania Syracuse
36 Henry Brandon RB   5' 11" 215 August 13, 1949 Mer Rouge, Louisiana Southern
42 Rene Garnett DB   6' 0" 175 April 9, 1953 Forth Worth, Texas Idaho State
44 Richmond Flowers S   6' 0" 180 June 13, 1947 Montgomery, Alabama Tennessee
45 Durfey Thompson LB   6' 1" 235 December 5, 1951 Poteau, Oklahoma Prairie View A&M
47 Virgil Robinson RB   6' 0" 198 November 2, 1947 Inverence, Mississippi Grambling
50 Guy Murdock C   6' 2" 230 June 27, 1950 Chicago, Illinois Michigan
51 Cleo Walker C/LB   6' 4" 225 February 7,1948 Columbus, Georgia Louisville
52 Garland Boyette LB   6' 1" 238 March 22, 1940 Rayville, Louisiana Grambling
53 Charlie Battle LB   6' 4" 234 August 23, 1951 Shreveport, Louisiana Grambling
55 Kenny Lambert LB   6' 3" 200 September 10, 1951   Virginia Tech
57 Al Humphrey LB   6' 3" 230 August 29, 1953 Denver, Colorado Tulsa
58 Bob Creech LB   6' 3" 236 January 26, 1949 Corpus Christi, Texas TCU
59 Marvin Davis LB   6' 4" 235 May 25, 1952 Shreveport, Louisiana Southern
61 Glen Holloway OG   6' 3" 250 September 16, 1948 Corpus Christi, Texas North Texas
63 Brian Vertefeuille OG   6' 4" 255 April 4, 1951 Willimantic, Connecticut Idaho State
63 Clyde Williams OG   6' 3" 248 July 27, 1940 Shreveport, Louisiana Southern
66 Sheldon Joppru OG   6' 4" 235 August 16, 1951 Pennington County, Minnesota North Dakota
68 Bill Ellenbogan OT 6' 5" 260 December 8, 1950 Glen Cove, New York Virginia Tech
70 Rick Howe LB   6' 3" 245 October 5, 1952   Iowa State
71 Bon Boatwright DT   6' 5" 262 October 28, 1951 Henderson, Texas Oklahoma State
72 Willie Lee Jones DE   6' 4" 270 May 28, 1942 Moro, Arkansas Kansas State
73 Mike Taylor OT   6' 6" 272 May 5, 1945 San Francisco, California Southern Cal
74 Willie Parker DT   6' 3" 245 March 12, 1945 Bastrop, Louisiana Arkansas Pine Bluff
75 Joe Miller OT   6' 5" 258 February 6, 1952 Baltimore, Maryland Villanova
76 Bill Dulin OT   6' 6" 250 August 22, 1952 Clover, South Carolina Johnson C. Smith
78 Kirk Heyer DT   6' 5" 260 October 16, 1953 Norfolk, Nebraska Nebraska-Kearney
79 Sam Holden OT   6' 4" 260 February 24, 1947 Magnolia, Mississippi Grambling
80 John Odom WR   6' 3" 195 January 23, 1949 Fort Worth, Texas Texas Tech
81 Mark Ilgenfritz DT   6' 5" 250 August 9, 1951 Honolulu, Hawaii Vanderbilt
81 Ron Rydalch DT   6' 4" 260 January 1, 1952 Tooele, Utah Utah
82 Mike Burnop TE   6' 1" 235 March 13, 1951 Roanoke, Virginia Virginia Tech
83 Allen Aldridge DT   6' 6" 250 April 26, 1945 Eagle Lake, Texas Prairie View
84 Bob Barber DE 6' 3" 240 Brunswick, Georgia Ferriday, Louisiana Grambling
86 Rory Best TE   6' 2" 235 October 10, 1951 Dallas, Texas SMU
86 Don Brumm DE   6' 3" 245 October 4, 1941 Chicago Heights, Illinois Purdue
88 Donnie Davis TE   6' 4" 225 September 18, 1940 Opelousas, Louisiana Southern
Don Buck OG   6' 2" 240 November 7, 1953   Missouri
  Ron Curl DT   6' 2" 250 July 6, 1949 Chicago, Illinois Michigan State
Walter Rhone DB   6' 0" 180 June 6, 1951 Central Missouri
  Mike Walker DE   6' 4" 240 November 7, 1949 Texarkana, Arkansas Tulane