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Running Back   1984-1985

View a Todd Fowler Game Used Jersey


Houston Gamblers All-Time Team Member

Running Back

Original Radio Broadcast - April 21, 1984

Houston Gamblers vs. Arizona Wranglers

Fowler gains yardage in the Dome


Born: June 9, 1962, Van, TX

Height: 6-04     Weight: 220

College: Stephen F. Austin University

Acquired: Gamblers' 19th selection in the 1984 USFL open draft, chosen in the 16th round (332nd player overall)

Pro Bio: Gamblers all-time leading rusher who saw extensive action both seasons... Chosen to the 1984 USFL All-Rookie Team selected by Pro Football Weekly... Played in all 18 games, starting the last ten following an injury to Sam Harrell... Set a USFL single-game rushing record against the Denver Gold with 208 yards on June 3... Gained an amazing 1,003 yards for the season after tallying just 18 yards the first seven games... Had five games over 100 yards rushing... Scored ten rushing touchdowns in the last 11 games, 11 TDs overall... Also caught 24 passes for 301 yards... Strong blocker, which was a bonus in the Gamblers pass-oriented offense.

College Bio: Selected to the All-LSC second team in 1982 after ranking tenth among conference receivers... Third leading receiver on Lumberjack squad in 1982 with 26 catches for 260 yards... Team's third leading pass catcher in 1983 with 22 receptions for 209 yards and one TD... Top returning tight end in LSC in 1983... 4.6 speed in 40... Transferred from Henderson County Junior College where he was a two-year starter.

Houston-Gamblers.com Fun Fact: Was converted from a tight end to running back by Gambler coaches upon his arrival to training camp in 1984.





Jack Pardee and Todd Fowler at the Gamblers Reunion on June 12, 2010.


Todd Fowler and Jim Kelly at the Gamblers Reunion.


Todd Fowler at the Gamblers Reunion autograph session. Mrs. Argovitz is in the foreground.


Todd and Mrs. Fowler pose with Dr. Jerry Argovitz.


Fowler with the Dallas Cowboys in 1986. The jersey in this photo is part of our collection and can be viewed here.