Alan David Risher (born May 6, 1961 in New Orleans) was a quarterback in the United States Football League who played for the Arizona Wranglers. The USFL was a 12 team league in 1983, so although Risher was drafted 170th overall in the league's 1983 draft, he was actually the team's 15th round pick that year. Risher was the starting QB for the Wranglers for most of the league's initial 1983 season. He is known best for directing what is widely acknowledged as the greatest upset in USFL history. He backed up Greg Landry on the 1984 Western Conference Champion Wranglers squad.

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  • Alan David Risher (born May 6, 1961 in New Orleans) was a quarterback in the United States Football League who played for the Arizona Wranglers. The USFL was a 12 team league in 1983, so although Risher was drafted 170th overall in the league's 1983 draft, he was actually the team's 15th round pick that year. Risher was the starting QB for the Wranglers for most of the league's initial 1983 season. He is known best for directing what is widely acknowledged as the greatest upset in USFL history. He backed up Greg Landry on the 1984 Western Conference Champion Wranglers squad. He would later play in the National Football League for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Green Bay Packers going 2-1 as a starting QB for the Packers during the strike. Risher played collegiate ball for Louisiana State University. Alan, has a son, Chad Risher, who owns his own business in Charlotte, North Carolina. (en)
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  • Alan David Risher (born May 6, 1961 in New Orleans) was a quarterback in the United States Football League who played for the Arizona Wranglers. The USFL was a 12 team league in 1983, so although Risher was drafted 170th overall in the league's 1983 draft, he was actually the team's 15th round pick that year. Risher was the starting QB for the Wranglers for most of the league's initial 1983 season. He is known best for directing what is widely acknowledged as the greatest upset in USFL history. He backed up Greg Landry on the 1984 Western Conference Champion Wranglers squad. (en)
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