82 Mark Barousse

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Wide Receiver   1984-1985

View a Mark Barousse Game Used Jersey


Original Radio Broadcast - March 24, 1985

Houston Gamblers vs. Portland Breakers

Barousse grabs a Kelly touchdown pass


Born: January 28, 1961, Lake Charles, LA

Height: 5-09     Weight: 180

College: McNeese State University

Acqired: Signed as a free agent on October 20, 1983

Pro Bio: Saw action in both Gambler seasons... Played in eight games with the Gamblers in 1984 and finished the year with seven catches... Fractured his left foot during the Outlaws game on 3/31/84. 

Trained with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for six weeks in 1983.

College Bio: Lettered four years at McNeese State from 1979-1982... Led the Cowboys in pass receiving his final three years... Best collegiate year was in 1981 when he caught 21 passes for 557 yards and two touchdowns... In 1981 he also led the nation with a 26.5 yards per reception... Named team's Most Outstanding Offensive Player his senior year, after catching 20 passes for 450 yards and two TDs... Holds school records for most yards receiving in a single season (557) and career reception yardage (1,333)... Voted All-Southwest Conference in 1982... Lettered three years in track as a pole-vaulter.

Personal: Lettered in football, track and golf at Lafayette High School in Lafayette, Louisiana... Both his father and brother coach high school football... Majored in health and physical education at McNeese.

Houston-Gamblers.com Fun Fact: Mark is of French-Cajun descent.