24 Will Lewis

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Cornerback   1984-1985


Houston Gamblers All-Time Team Member

Right Cornerback

Original Radio Broadcast - March 18, 1984

Houston Gamblers vs. New Jersey Generals

Lewis Runs Interception for TD!


Born: January 16, 1958, Quakertown, PA

Height: 5-10     Weight: 184

College: Millersville State

Acquired: Selected by Gamblers in the second round (11th player) of the USFL Expansion Draft on Sep. 3, 1983

Pro Bio: Defensive secondary star both Gambler seasons... Garnered second-team All-USFL honors at cornerback in voting by the league's writers and broadcasters in 1984... Finished second amongst Houston defensive backs in 1984 with 66 tackles, 11 assists, eight interceptions and one fumble recovery... Started all 18 games of the season in 1984, and his eight interceptions was fourth-best in the USFL... Single QB sack was against Jacksonville... Season bests for 1984 were eight solo tackles in Oakland and seven in the Astrodome versus Oklahoma.

Played with both the Seattle Seahawks and Kansas City Chiefs (1980-1981)... Had an impressive rookie season with the Seahawks as a punt and kickoff returner... His 23.4 yard average on 25 kickoff returns was second-best in the AFC that year... Also set a Seahawks record with a 75 yard punt return and a 54 yard kickoff runback... Made 49 tackles (32 solo) and had one fumble recovery for the Denver Gold in 1983.

College: Three-year letterman at Millersville... Division II All-American his senior year, as well as All-Conference... Team captain as cornerback... Played in Division II national playoffs his last year... Also ran track as a freshman and sophomore.

Personal: Attended Pennridge High School is Perkasia, PA... Competed in football and track three years each, and in basketball for two years... Graduated from Millersville in 1980 with a degree in social work... Brother Tim was a 1st round draft pick of the Green Bay Packers in 1983.

Houston-Gamblers.com Fun Fact: Will is the cousin of Pro Football Hall of Fame member Alan Page!