Welcome to Gridiron Queensland
This is the wiki for the non-profit organisation Gridiron Queensland.
Gridiron Queensland has three separate divisions.
Sponsors and Supporters
About Gridiron Queensland
The GQ Administration is managed by a committee elected by the GQ Members
The annual Charity Bowl day kicks off the season each year with a show case charity game and the first game of the year for each division. The Ghosts of Gridiron team is formed by veterans and 'retired' players of gridiron.
Gridiron Queensland state teams are below.
Ghosts of Gridiron
See main article Ghosts of Gridiron. The Ghosts of Gridiron are veteran and retired players who come together for an exhibition Charity Bowl game at the start of the football season.
The Gridiron Queensland Official Association officiate all Gridiron Queensland Games.
As with other codes of football, Gridiron Queensland is creating national and international football players. Players from the Gridiron Queensland have represented Australia with Gridiron Australia, played college football in America and even the pinnacle of of professional Gridiron the NFL.
The following players got their first start in the sport playing for a club in the Gridiron Queensland competition.
Simon Groth (Gold Coast Stingrays) - QB/WR - Eureka College (Il) and University of Central Arkansas (Ak) - 1988-89
Geoff Hiddleston (Gold Coast Stingrays) - DL - Northeast Missouri State University (Mo) - 1990-93
Paul Louma (Gold Coast Stingrays) - DL - Santa Barbara CC (Ca) and Oregon State University (Or) - 1996-99
Jesse Williams (Bayside Ravens) - DL - Arizona Western CC (Ar) and University of Alabama (Al) - 2009-12
Deek Kanther (Bayside Ravens) - RB - Alfred State College (Ny) - 2011-13
Elijah Pati (Bayside Ravens) - DL - Snow College (Ut) - 2012
Lance Tongakilo (Gold Coast Stingrays) - TE - Pasadena City COllege (Ca) and Cerritos College (Ca) - 2012-2014
Joel Maddock (Bayside Ravens) - DL - Arizona Western CC (Ar) - 2013-14
Tim O'Donnell - LB - Pima CC (Ar) - 2014
Cornelius Botha - RB - University of Sioux Falls (Sd)- 2014
Dylan Harrison (Bayside Ravens) - OL - Bowling Green University (Oh) - 2014
Jesse Williams (Bayside Ravens) - DL - Seattle Seahawks 2013-14