83 Vincent Courville

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Wide Receiver   1984-1985



Born: December 5, 1959, Galveston, TX

Height: 5-10     Weight: 165

College: Rice University

Acquired: Signed as a free agent on October 24, 1983

Pro Bio: Veteran of both Gambler seasons... Played in eight games for the Gamblers in 1984, finishing the season with four catches for 83 yards and one touchdown... Also returned nine kickoffs for 171 yards. 

Played briefly with the Los Angeles Raiders in 1983.

College Bio: Lettered three years (1981-1983) at Rice... Transferred from Texas Southern, which he attended in 1979-1980... Super speed receiver... Runs a 10.1 100... Both a track and football standout for the Owls... Had five touchdown receptions in 1981... Key man on Rice's 100 meter track team... One of the top two-sport athletes in the Southwest Conference... While at Texas Southern he was voted the Southwest Athletic Conference Track Man of the Year... Beat both Darrell Green and Herschel Walker in the 100 meters of the Texas Relay... SWC 100 meter champion as a junior at Rice.

Personal: Attended Ball High School in Galveston, Texas where he was an outstanding track athlete... Sports management major...

Houston-Gamblers.com Fun Fact: Vince enjoys dancing!


The Mouseketeers! Jim Kelly, Ricky Sanders, Richard Johnson, Scott McGhee and Vince Courville together again at the Gamblers Reunion autograph session on June 12, 2010.


Anthony Nunez and Vince Courville at the Gamblers Reunion.


Vince Courville and Jim Kelly chat at the reunion.