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1974 Memphis Southmen (WFL) 1st place Central Division 17-3-0 .850
Head Coach: John McVay
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Wed7/10/1974HDetroit Wheels34-15WMemphis, TNLiberty Bowl31122
Thu7/18/1974HPortland Storm16-8WMemphis, TNLiberty Bowl31088
Wed7/24/1974ABirmingham Americans33-58LBirmingham, ALLegion Field61319
Thu8/1/1974HSouthern California Sun25-15WMemphis, TNLiberty Bowl25176
Wed8/7/1974APhiladelphia Bell15-46LPhiladelphia, PAJohn F. Kennedy Stadium12396
Wed8/14/1974ADetroit Wheels37-7WYpsilanti, MIRynearson Stadium14424
Wed8/21/1974HThe Hawaiians60-8WMemphis, TNLiberty Bowl25123
Wed8/28/1974AFlorida Blazers26-18WOrlando, FLOrlando Stadium17128
Mon9/2/1974AJacksonville Sharks16-13WJacksonville, FLGator Bowl22169
Sat9/7/1974HHouston Texans45-0WMemphis, TNLiberty Bowl15219Postponed from 9/6
Wed9/11/1974HBirmingham Americans46-7WMemphis, TNLiberty Bowl30674
Wed9/18/1974AChicago Fire25-7WChicago, ILSoldier Field26678
Wed9/25/1974AShreveport Steamer17-3WShreveport, LALouisiana State Fair Stadium21357
Wed10/2/1974HJacksonville Sharks47-19WMemphis, TNLiberty Bowl15016
Wed10/9/1974ACharlotte Hornets27-23WCharlotte, NCAmerican Legion Memorial Stadium25133
Wed10/16/1974HFlorida Blazers25-15WMemphis, TNLiberty Bowl15334
Thu10/24/1974APortland Storm25-26LPortland, ORCivic Stadium13288Postponed from 10/23
Wed10/30/1974AThe Hawaiians33-31WHonolulu, HIHonolulu Stadium20544Postponed from 10/27
Thu11/7/1974HChicago Fire49-24WMemphis, TNLiberty Bowl14085Postponed from 11/6
Wed11/13/1974HCharlotte Hornets28-22WMemphis, TNLiberty Bowl13339
Fri11/29/1974HFlorida Blazers15-18LMemphis, TNLiberty Bowl9692Playoff
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
99Tom BeckmanLDE6-525024Michigan20
81Steve BoorasDE6-425026Mesa CC
2David BoydRCB6-116522Fisk
58Charlie BrayLOG6-025529Pratt CC; Central Oklahoma20
66Jake BurkhardtLLB6-020523Dayton
41Merl CodeCB6-019526North Carolina A&T State
81Ben EllegoodDE6-423725Kutztown
3Bob EtterK5-1115429Georgia0
14Jim EttingerQB6-319526Kansas
91Mike GibbonsOT6-426223Southwestern Oklahoma State
47Emery HicksMLB6-023027Kansas
20Sonny HicksRCB6-119223North Carolina A&T State
61Wally HighsmithLOT-C6-423831Florida A&M
63Ralph HillC6-124525Florida A&M
88Bob HoumardTE6-323027Ohio University
7John HuarteQB6-018831Notre Dame17
John HughesDB6-119524Ohio State
60Herman JacksonLB5-1022022Miami (Ohio)
74John JacquotOG6-223523Bowling Green State
68Willie Lee JonesRLB6-122026Tampa
64Tom KruyerOG-OT6-224525Indiana
67John LeHeupRDT6-225023South Carolina
89Ed MarshallWR6-520027Ranger JC; Cameron20
17Gary PowellDB-WR6-018022Indiana
90Cecil PryorLDE-RDE6-522727Michigan
87Gary ShirkTE6-122024Morehead State
31Willie SpencerHB6-423521none16
42Billy TaylorRB5-1020525Michigan
45Dick ThorntonWS-SS6-018535Northwestern
52Charlie TiblomC6-224525Central Connecticut State
56Al AndrewsRLB6-321629New Mexico State
76Sylvester BatesDT6-3268Grambling State
22Tim BeamerWR5-1118526Illinois; Johnson C. Smith
50Tom BeutlerLB6-123228Toledo
63Bracy BonhamOG-FB6-224224North Carolina Central
73Justin CanaleROG6-224231Mississippi State
77Fest CottonLDT6-325825Dayton
Wally DempseyLB6-123030Pierce JC; Washington State
Brent LongwellTE6-322523Nebraska
44Bobby MajorsS-P6-119325Tennessee
Chris MorrisOT-OG6-325025Indiana
75Dan SartinDT6-124528Mississippi
85Bill SchlegelTE6-121222Lehigh
43Tony SchmidRB6-120022Ball State
Larry SmileyDE6-425024Texas Southern
24David ThomasLCB5-1017523Texas Southern
81Dick BumpasTE-LB6-222525Arkansas
23Jack EttingerWR6-318524Arkansas
36J.J. JenningsFB6-122022Rutgers20
58Bob LallyMLB6-223022Cornell20
62Ron MikolajczykROT6-328024Marshall; Tampa20
25Paul MilesRB6-018822Bowling Green State
40Seth MillerFS-SS6-420726Arizona State
Tom RousselLB6-323529Southern Mississippi
98Lucious SelmonDT-LB5-1123523Oklahoma
94Bill StevensonRD6-427024Edmonton Huskies Jrs.; Drake
84Roger WallaceWR5-1118022Bowling Green State
11Danny WhiteQB-P6-319522Arizona State
30John HarveyRB6-118524Texas-Arlington20
Mike TownsendS6-320522Notre Dame1
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thOT
Team Totals147181113188
Opponents Totals892362123
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushPassPen3RD DOWNAttPct4TH DOWNAttPctPENYDS
Team Totals396202165291281177
Opponents Totals33498858
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Ed Marshall1911000144
Willie Spencer154000109
J.J. Jennings13300094
Gary Shirk7800057
John Harvey7400053
Roger Wallace5500040
Bob Etter00121963.2036
Paul Miles3100022
Tim Beamer2000014
Gary Powell2000014
Bracy Bonham100007
Jack Ettinger100007
Jim Ettinger100007
Bobby Majors100007
David Thomas100007
Dick Thornton100007
Tom Beckman000012
Dick Bumpas010001
Brent Longwell010001
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTD
J.J. Jennings32215244.72111
John Harvey1929454.949t6
Willie Spencer1787884.43015
Paul Miles923253.5193
Danny White241034.3150
John Huarte21813.9160
Jim Ettinger33411.3251
Ed Marshall33311.0400
Bracy Bonham284.06t1
Tony Schmid166.060
Tim Beamer155.050
Team Totals83938524.649t37
Opponents Totals61021943.65916
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPRTG
John Huarte29415452.412424168.215.757237.8165.430297211983.4
Danny White1557951.06711907.715.156127.795.8678111278.2
Jim Ettinger14750.061339.519.04517.117.121611777.4
John Harvey3266.716120.330.548133.300.00061149.3
Team Totals46824251.720038008.115.757377.9265.638391340982.2
Opponents Totals61033054.124242126.912.874294.8386.257542367065.8
RECEIVINGRECYDSAVGLGTD
Ed Marshall60115919.35619
J.J. Jennings464319.4362
Roger Wallace3967417.351t5
Gary Shirk3467519.9577
John Harvey2127513.1411
Paul Miles151238.2250
Willie Spencer1113912.6340
Jack Ettinger716723.9441
Tim Beamer45213.0180
Dick Bumpas33612.0180
Gary Powell26532.534t2
Bob Houmard199.090
Billy Taylor122.020
Team Totals242380015.75737
Opponents Totals330421212.87429
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
David Thomas1016116.1601
Seth Miller915917.7440
Dick Thornton515631.254t1
Sonny Hicks4143.5110
Bob Lally3186.0130
Jake Burkhardt3103.350
Bobby Majors15555.055t1
Bill Stevenson12323.0230
Tom Beckman11818.0180
Merl Code100.000
Team Totals3861416.2603
Opponents Totals262589.9280
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20RYDSNYDSNET
Danny White80327140.9640
Bobby Majors824130.1471
Team Totals88351239.9642
Opponents Totals110391635.6601
PUNT RETURNSNOYDSAVGLGTD
Roger Wallace261445.5210
David Thomas432245.2700
Bill Stevenson13131.0310
Tim Beamer24221.0320
Emery Hicks11616.0160
Willie Lee Jones11515.0150
John Hughes144.040
Bobby Majors2-5-2.5-10
Team Totals764616.1700
Opponents Totals602834.7620
KICKOFF RETURNSNOYDSAVGLGTD
Tim Beamer2057328.782t1
Paul Miles25829.0360
John Harvey1024724.7330
David Thomas1739723.4370
Willie Spencer48521.3210
J.J. Jennings48020.0250
Roger Wallace47619.0310
Mike Townsend11717.0170
David Boyd23316.5200
Bobby Majors55110.2200
Smith155.050
Gary Shirk100.000
Team Totals71157222.182t1
Opponents Totals107236822.1620
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