Jack Pardee later returned to Houston, becoming Coach of the Oilers as several NFL teams adopted the Run and Shoot.

The 1985 Houston Gamblers lost in the Quarterfinal.

The Gamblers had it all: an edgy name, cool colors, audacious roster raids against the NFL establishment, a record-shattering offensive scheme, and a future Hall-of-Fame quarterback who re-wrote pro football’s single-season passing record book as a rookie. In fact, Houston posted the best record (13-5) in the USFL’s Western Conference thanks to an unstoppable offense that averaged over 34 points per game. HOUSTON GAMBLERS ROSTER 1985. Next Season. Dec 28, HOU (20-11) beat POR, 118-108, 32.

Every player to appear on a regular season roster should be listed here. 111.8 (13th of 23), SRS: 2.10 (6th of 23) Apr 10 @ LAL, HOU (51-30) lost to LAL, 113-117, 82. 1985 USFL Playoffs: Facing the Birmingham Stallions in the playoffs, the Houston Gamblers got a boost as Jim Kelly returned from a leg injury. -->, Follow After trailing 10-0 at the half, Jim Kelly led a 17-point outburst giving the Gamblers the lead on a 21-yard pass to Richard Johnson. border: 1px solid; June 3, 1985, Gamblers @ Birmingham Stallions. Dec 14 @ UTA, HOU (17-8) lost to UTA, 100-114, 26. .table_d2e1410 { border: 4px solid;

©MMXVII Tank Productions. border: 1px solid; 1985 Houston Gamblers Statistics 1985 Houston Gamblers Game-by-Game Results. Jim Kelly would win the USFL’s MVP award with an incredible 5,219 passing yards with 44 touchdowns. The group reached an agreement a week ago to buy the Gamblers. The two groups were not identified. 0, United States Football League (1984-1985), Born: May 19, 1983 – USFL expansion franchise Copyright © 2020 Stats Crew, Stats Crew - The Home of Sports Statistics. September 11, 2020 - With last night's opener.  (Series Stats)Lost NBA Finals (2-4) versus Boston Celtics Soccer Stats - MLS - Women's - Division II & III - NASL - MASL - MISL - Search Usher, who declared that the merger would be ''good for the team, good for the league and good for New York,'' cited the emergence of the Ross group as part of a significant infusion of new capital and business acumen that he predicted would assure the league's survival and prosperity. Find out more. The Gamblers jumped out to a quick start, winning their first five games. Championship +700, Arena: Apr 4 @ PHO, HOU (49-29) beat PHO, 112-89, 81. Join our linker program.

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