Sacramento Surge

Facts and information about the Sacramento Surge

  • The Sacramento Surge was one of the eight original WLAF teams that were based in North America, playing in both the 1991 and 1992 seasons. When the World League was reactivated in 1995, there were no North American teams included.
  • The Sacramento Surge won World Bowl II in 1992.
  • The Sacramento Surge was coached by former Buffalo Bills Head Coach Kay Stephenson.
  • Future professional wrestler Bill Goldberg played on the 1992 Sacramento Surge championship team.
  • The Surge ceased to exist after the 1992 and final season of the WLAF, but the owner then brought in a Canadian Football League expansion team to play in Sacramento; the Sacramento Gold Miners.
  • At over 5600 miles, the road trip for Sacramento to play a regular season game at Frankfurt is one of the longest ever for a professional franchise.
  • In the last game of the 1992 season, the Sacramento Surge gave up only a safety to the visiting San Antonio Riders.
  • The 1992 World Bowl, when Sacramento defeated the Orlando Thunder, was played in Montreal. This is one of the few times that two American football teams have played a game in Canada.

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