2002 New Jersey Gladiators Game-by-Game Results
Team Record: 9-5
Finishing 1st in the Arena League's East Division of the National Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Quarterfinal
Coach: Frank Haege (9-5)
Location: East Rutherford, New Jersey
Attendance: 39,591, Avg. 5,656 in 7 home dates
2002 New Jersey Gladiators Roster
The New Jersey Gladiators of the Arena Football League ended the 2002 season with a record of 9 wins and 5 losses, finishing first in the Arena League's East Division of the National Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.
The Gladiators chalked up 714 points, and the defensive squad allowed 662. Jay McDonagh led the charge, throwing for 3,599 yards. Mike Horacek led pass catchers, catching 118 balls for 1,281 yards.
Frank Carter rushed for a team-high 76 yards for New Jersey, and Jay McDonagh also contributed to the rushing attack.
Jeroid Johnson and Damon Mason each picked off 4 opponent throws. Karl Bates topped the defensive unit with 4 sacks, topping a defense credited with 16 sacks.
Frank Haege coached the team. The 2002 New Jersey Gladiators lost in the Quarterfinal.
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Regular Season Points For: 714
Regular Season Points Against: 662
|April 19, 2002||New Jersey Gladiators 51 at Buffalo Destroyers 53||L||0-0-0||0-1-0||0-1-0|
|April 28, 2002||Dallas Desperados 44 at New Jersey Gladiators 45||W||1-0-0||0-1-0||1-1-0|
|May 4, 2002||New Jersey Gladiators 45 at Orlando Predators 44||W||1-0-0||1-1-0||2-1-0|
|May 11, 2002||Carolina Cobras 40 at New Jersey Gladiators 28||L||1-1-0||1-1-0||2-2-0|
|May 18, 2002||New York Dragons 69 at New Jersey Gladiators 76||W||2-1-0||1-1-0||3-2-0||OT|
|May 24, 2002||New Jersey Gladiators 45 at Toronto Phantoms 38||W||2-1-0||2-1-0||4-2-0|
|June 2, 2002||New Jersey Gladiators 14 at Chicago Rush 44||L||2-1-0||2-2-0||4-3-0|
|June 8, 2002||Grand Rapids Rampage 42 at New Jersey Gladiators 70||W||3-1-0||2-2-0||5-3-0|
|June 15, 2002||New Jersey Gladiators 55 at Tampa Bay Storm 33||W||3-1-0||3-2-0||6-3-0|
|June 23, 2002||Buffalo Destroyers 52 at New Jersey Gladiators 45||L||3-2-0||3-2-0||6-4-0|
|June 29, 2002||New Jersey Gladiators 62 at Detroit Fury 45||W||3-2-0||4-2-0||7-4-0|
|July 6, 2002||New Jersey Gladiators 76 at New York Dragons 50||W||3-2-0||5-2-0||8-4-0|
|July 13, 2002||Toronto Phantoms 55 at New Jersey Gladiators 57||W||4-2-0||5-2-0||9-4-0||OT|
|July 20, 2002||Arizona Rattlers 53 at New Jersey Gladiators 45||L||4-3-0||5-2-0||9-5-0|
|August 3, 2002||Orlando Predators 49 at New Jersey Gladiators 46||L||0-1-0||0-0-0||0-1-0||Playoff|