Kevin Caldwell (HC 1990), Cornell Myles (HC 1990 - 91) James Harper (OC
Field(s): Marist High School, Shasta Jr High School
Former Atlanta Falcon and Portland
magazine publisher Michael Hampton bankrolled the Blast in 1990 with
Executive Director Leno Pugh and keyed on defense with former Seattle
Seahawk defensive back Joe Jackson as the marquee player.
Eugene broke into the win column with a 7-0 win over the
Blue Knights on the back of a 5 INT 2 fumble recovery night gift wrapped
by Sno-King. Greg Bowden tossed the game winner to Victor Edden
following a bad-snap on a FG try.
Joe Jackson left Eugene for the Federal
Way Jets in 1991.
Tobey Hay returned a fumble 76 yards for a TD and halted
a Bengals 2pt conversion try to seal the win on Aug 10.
With injuries mounting, offensive coordinator James
Harper was forced to suit up and play quarterback sparking the Blast to
a 30-20 win over the Federal Way Jets.
Former linebacker Devon Sisk would go on
to start the Eugene
Dragons. OL Jeff Miller, after playing 4 years with the
Blast began work with the Vermont Ice Storm in 2001 and was eventually
inducted into the Ice Storm Hall of Fame and had his #59 placed in the
ring of honor. Jamie Goudeau would go on to coach the Northwest
Timberwolves of the Northwest Conference (9-Man Football) in 2001.