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Encyclopedia > San Antonio Texans
San Antonio Texans
League

Canadian Football League Image File history File links CFL_Texans. ... Image File history File links SanAntonioTexans. ... Image File history File links CFLUSA.gif File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The Canadian Football League (CFL; French: Ligue canadienne de football) is a professional league located entirely in Canada that plays Canadian football. ...

Division South Division
Founded 1995
Folded 1995
Home field Alamodome
Based in San Antonio, Texas
Colours Old Gold, Teal and Burgundy
Owner(s) Fred Anderson
Head Coach Kay Stephenson

The San Antonio Texans were a Canadian football team that played in the Alamodome for the 1995 CFL season. They had relocated from Sacramento, California, where the team had been called the Sacramento Gold Miners. The team still had the same ownership in Fred Anderson and the same staff like GM, Dan Bass and Head Coach, Kay Stephenson. The CFLs American teams used a modified league logo. ... The Alamodome is a football/basketball stadium and convention center in San Antonio, Texas. ... Nickname: Alamo City, Countdown City, River City, Military City, USA, Saytown Motto: Official website: www. ... Old Gold is a dark yellow, which varies from light olive or olive brown to deep or strong yellow. ... Teal may mean: Look up Teal on Wiktionary, the free dictionary A type of duck, for example The Common Teal, Anas crecca The Green-winged Teal, Anas carolinensis The Black Teal, Aythya novaeseelandiae The Brown Teal, Anas aucklandica The Silver Teal, Anas versicolor The Cape Teal, Anas capensis teal (color... Flag of Burgundy Burgundy (French: Bourgogne) is a historic region of France, inhabited in turn by Pre-Indo-European people, Celts (Gauls), Romans (Gallo-Romans), and various Germanic peoples, most importantly the Burgundians and the Franks. ... Kay Stephenson is a former head coach who has coached in three professional leagues. ... Canadian football is a sport in which two teams of twelve players each compete for territorial control of a field of play 110 yards (100. ... The Alamodome is a football/basketball stadium and convention center in San Antonio, Texas. ... The 1995 Canadian Football League season is considered to be the 42nd season in modern-day Canadian football, although it is officially the 38th Canadian Football League season. ... Nickname: City of Trees Motto: Official website: http://www. ... The Sacramento Gold Miners were a Canadian football team, noted for being the first American team in the Canadian Football League. ... Kay Stephenson is a former head coach who has coached in three professional leagues. ...


Ironically in the 1993 season, there was supposed to be two U.S. teams in the CFL with Sacramento and San Antonio, however, the original San Antonio franchise would fold when their owner, Larry Benson ran out of money and was forced to withdraw before playing a down. The 1993 Canadian Football League season is considered to be the 40th season in modern-day Canadian football, although it is officially the 36th Canadian Football League season. ... The Continental Football League was an American football league played in North America from 1965 through 1969. ... San Antonio (the Spanish name of Saint Anthony) is a common toponym in parts of the world where the Spanish language is or was spoken: Argentina San Antonio, Jujuy province Belize San Antonio, Cayo District Chile San Antonio Mexico San Antonio, San Luis Potosí Philippines San Antonio, Quezon San Antonio...

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Brief Franchise History

On The Field

In their third season in the CFL and their first as the Texans, the team had the second-highest scoring offense in the league, which was led by veteran quarterback David Archer. The franchise would finish the 1995 CFL season with a 12-6 record, finishing in second place of the South Division, which qualified them to their first playoff berth. The Continental Football League was an American football league played in North America from 1965 through 1969. ... The 1995 Canadian Football League season is considered to be the 42nd season in modern-day Canadian football, although it is officially the 38th Canadian Football League season. ...

The secondary logo of the Texans
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The secondary logo of the Texans

In the playoffs, the San Antonio Texans soundly defeated the Birmingham Barracudas, 52-9, in the Southern Semi-Finals at the Alamodome. However, their playoff run would end after falling to the eventual champion, Baltimore Stallions in the Southern Finals by a score of 21-11, which eventually ended the last season of the franchise. Image File history File links SA-T_1503. ... Image File history File links SA-T_1503. ... The Birmingham Barracudas were a Canadian football team that played the 1995 season in the Canadian Football League. ... The Alamodome is a football/basketball stadium and convention center in San Antonio, Texas. ... The Montreal Alouettes (French, Alouettes de Montréal) refers to a team in the Canadian Football League based in Montreal, Quebec. ...


Off The Field

The San Antonio Texans had respectable attendance with the average being 15,855. In one of their games at the Alamodome, attendance reached to 22,043, in a 38-32 loss to the Stampeders. The Alamodome is a football/basketball stadium and convention center in San Antonio, Texas. ... This article is for the CFL football team. ...


However, at the end of the '95 season, the CFL decided to fold the Birmingham Barracudas, the Memphis Mad Dogs and the Shreveport Pirates. In addition, when it was announced that Art Modell would move the Cleveland Browns to Baltimore, Stallions, owner Jim Speros knew his franchise would not survive the NFL and moved the team to Montreal. // Brief Franchise History The Memphis Mad Dogs were a Canadian football team that played the 1995 season in the Canadian Football League. ... The Shreveport Pirates played at Independence Stadium in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA, in 1994 and 1995 in the Canadian Football League. ... Arthur B. Modell (born June 23, 1925, Brooklyn, New York) was a National Football League team owner with the Cleveland Browns from 1961-1995 before transferring the team to Baltimore, Maryland, where they were renamed the Baltimore Ravens and served as principal owner from 1996-2004. ... City Cleveland, Ohio Other nicknames {{{nicknames}}} Team colors Brown, Orange, and White Head Coach Romeo Crennel Owner Randy Lerner Fight song {{{song}}} Mascot CB, Chomps, TD, and Trapper Local radio Flagship stations: WMMS (100. ... This article is about the city in the US state of Maryland. ... NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ... City motto: Concordia Salus (Latin: Well-being through harmony) Province Quebec Mayor Gérald Tremblay MPs Vivian Barbot, Bernard Bigras, Denis Coderre, Irwin Cotler, Stéphane Dion, Gilles Duceppe, Marlene Jennings, Francine Lalonde, Jean Lapierre, Paul Martin, Réal Ménard, Serge Ménard, Maria Mourani, Massimo Pacetti, Bernard Patry...


In The End

With all this going on, it looked like Fred Anderson's franchise would be the only U.S.-based team in the CFL, again. However, Anderson did not want to go that path and decided to fold the San Antonio Texans after the '95 season, which ended the CFL's attempt to expand to the United States. The CFLs American teams used a modified league logo. ...


Malcolm Frank is the only remaining player from the team currently playing in the Canadian Football League with the Edmonton Eskimos. Malcolm Frank(Born:November 5,1968) is a Canadian Football League defensive back for the Edmondton Eskimos. ... The Canadian Football League (CFL; French: Ligue canadienne de football) is a professional league located entirely in Canada that plays Canadian football. ... The Edmonton Eskimos are a Canadian Football League team based in Edmonton, Alberta. ...


Players and Builders of note

Retired

Still Playing in the CFL


Kay Stephenson is a former head coach who has coached in three professional leagues. ... Malcolm Frank(Born:November 5,1968) is a Canadian Football League defensive back for the Edmondton Eskimos. ...


External links

  • CFL Texans Shrine
  • San Antonio Texans History

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San Antonio Texans - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (426 words)
The San Antonio Texans were a Canadian football team that played in the Alamodome for the 1995 CFL season.
In their third season in the CFL and their first as the Texans, the team had the second-highest scoring offence in the league, which was led by veteran quarterback David Archer.
In the playoffs, the San Antonio Texans soundly defeated the Birmingham Barracudas, 52-9, in the Southern Semi-Finals at the Alamodome.
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