|Venisee was a three-year starter at Troy State University, where he won two Southland Conference championships, before ending his college career at Alabama State University in 2002.
|This Day in History|
|2001-East Rutherford, NJ|
|The New Jersey Red Dogs change their nickname to "Gladiators."|
|The Philadelphia Soul play their first home game ever, losing to the fellow expansion New Orleans Voodoo, 42-34.|