1996 Pro Bowl

The 1996 Pro Bowl was the NFL's all-star game for the 1995 season. The game was played on February 4, 1996, at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii. The final score was NFC 20, AFC 13.[1] Jerry Rice of the San Francisco 49ers was named the game's Most Valuable Player after he had two clutch catches, including the final one which won the game. He finished with six catches for 82 yards.

1996 NFL Pro Bowl
1234 Total
NFC 31700 20
AFC 7060 13
DateFebruary 4, 1996
StadiumAloha Stadium, Honolulu, Hawaii
MVPJerry Rice (San Francisco 49ers)
RefereeTom White
TV in the United States
AnnouncersAl Michaels, Frank Gifford, Dan Dierdorf, Lynn Swann & Lesley Visser

The attendance for the game was 50,034. The coaches were Mike Holmgren of the Green Bay Packers and Ted Marchibroda of the Indianapolis Colts.[2] The referee was Tom White.

AFC rosterEdit


Position: Starters: Reserves:
Quarterback 13 Dan Marino, Miami   8 Jeff Blake, Cincinnati
  4 Jim Harbaugh, Indianapolis
13 Steve Bono, Kansas City
Running back 42 Chris Warren, Seattle 28 Marshall Faulk, Indianapolis
28 Curtis Martin, New England
Fullback 38 Kimble Anders, Kansas City
Wide receiver 81 Carl Pickens, Cincinnati
81 Tim Brown, Oakland
83 Anthony Miller, Denver
82 Yancey Thigpen, Pittsburgh
Tight end 87 Ben Coates, New England 84 Shannon Sharpe, Denver
Offensive tackle 78 Richmond Webb, Miami
78 Bruce Armstrong, New England
65 Gary Zimmerman, Denver
67 Will Wolford, Indianapolis
Offensive guard 74 Bruce Matthews, Houston
76 Steve Wisniewski, Oakland
68 Will Shields, Kansas City
69 Keith Sims, Miami
Center 63 Dermontti Dawson, Pittsburgh 53 Mark Stepnoski, Houston


Position: Starters: Reserves:
Defensive end 78 Bruce Smith, Buffalo
90 Neil Smith, Kansas City
91 Leslie O'Neal, San Diego
Defensive tackle 97 Dan Saleaumua, Kansas City
91 Chester McGlockton, Oakland
96 Cortez Kennedy, Seattle
Outside linebacker 95 Bryce Paup, Buffalo
55 Junior Seau, San Diego
58 Derrick Thomas, Kansas City
95 Greg Lloyd, Pittsburgh
Inside linebacker 51 Bryan Cox, Miami
Cornerback 37 Carnell Lake, Pittsburgh
34 Dale Carter, Kansas City
36 Terry McDaniel, Oakland
29 Darryll Lewis, Houston
Free safety 27 Steve Atwater, Denver
Strong safety 23 Blaine Bishop, Houston

Special teamsEdit

Position: Player:
Punter   2 Darren Bennett, San Diego
Placekicker   1 Jason Elam, Denver
Kick returner 22 Glyn Milburn, Denver
Special teamer 89 Steve Tasker, Buffalo

NFC rosterEdit


Position: Starters: Reserves:
Quarterback   4 Brett Favre, Green Bay   8 Troy Aikman, Dallas
  1 Warren Moon, Minnesota
  8 Steve Young, San Francisco
Running back 22 Emmitt Smith, Dallas 34 Craig Heyward, Atlanta
20 Barry Sanders, Detroit
32 Ricky Watters, Philadelphia
Fullback 37 Larry Centers, Arizona
Wide receiver 84 Herman Moore, Detroit
80 Jerry Rice, San Francisco
88 Michael Irvin, Dallas
80 Cris Carter, Minnesota
Tight end 84 Jay Novacek, Dallas 89 Mark Chmura, Green Bay
84 Brent Jones, San Francisco
Offensive tackle 75 Lomas Brown, Detroit
77 Willie Roaf, New Orleans
71 Mark Tuinei, Dallas
Offensive guard 61 Nate Newton, Dallas
64 Randall McDaniel, Minnesota
73 Larry Allen, Dallas
Center 53 Kevin Glover, Detroit 53 Ray Donaldson, Dallas
66 Bart Oates, San Francisco


Position: Starters: Reserves:
Defensive end 92 Reggie White, Green Bay
95 William Fuller, Philadelphia
56 Chris Doleman, Atlanta
94 Charles Haley, Dallas
Defensive tackle 93 John Randle, Minnesota
94 Dana Stubblefield, San Francisco
98 Eric Swann, Arizona
Outside linebacker 51 William Thomas, Philadelphia
57 Ken Harvey, Washington
54 Lee Woodall, San Francisco
Inside linebacker 51 Ken Norton, Jr., San Francisco 58 Jessie Tuggle, Atlanta
Cornerback 35 Aeneas Williams, Arizona
25 Eric Davis, San Francisco
21 Eric Allen, New Orleans
Free safety 36 Merton Hanks, San Francisco
Strong safety 28 Darren Woodson, Dallas 46 Tim McDonald, San Francisco

Special teamsEdit

Position: Player:
Punter 10 Jeff Feagles, Arizona
Placekicker   5 Morten Andersen, Atlanta
Kick returner 30 Brian Mitchell, Washington
Special teamer 37 Elbert Shelley, Atlanta


  1. ^ "NFL Pro Bowl history". CBSSports.com. Archived from the original on August 10, 2011. Retrieved January 16, 2012.
  2. ^ "1996 Pro Bowl recap". ProBowlOnline.com. Archived from the original on 2012-03-31. Retrieved January 17, 2012.