BULLS TRIVIA

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The Bulls attempted to be the only USFL team to be partially owned by the public.
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Owner Fred Bullard, seeking additional capital to keep the franchise afloat, offered shares of the team to fans and potential investors for $100 each.
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Anticipating significant demand, Bullard set aside sufficient shares to raise upwards of $ 19 million.
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Demand was overestimated however, as fans subscribed for only about 800 shares, potentially raising $ 80,000 - barely enough to pay for use of the Gator Bowl for one Bulls game.
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The expansion franchise that became the Bulls was awarded to JAX Professionals, Inc.
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The Bulls selected 36 players in the USFL Expansion Draft held after the 1983 season.
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Three players from each of the charter 12 teams were selected by each of the six expansion teams.

The faces behind the Bulls:  team owner
Fred W. Bullard (L) and head coach Lindy Infante

The Bulls 1st round draft choice in 1984,
wide receiver Gary Clark

Birth of the Bulls:
The Bulls are introduced prior to their first
game, a 53-14 whipping of the
Washington Federals

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