1996 Albany Firebirds Roster

Arena Football League (Arena League)
Team Record: 10-4
Finishing 1st in the Arena League's East Division of the National Conference
Postseason: 1-1 Lone Star Division
Coach: Mike Hohensee (10-4)
Location: Albany, New York
Attendance: 83,061, Avg. 11,866 in 7 home dates
1996 Albany Firebirds Statistics
1996 Albany Firebirds Results

The Albany Firebirds of the Arena Football League ended the 1996 season with a record of 10 wins and 4 losses, finishing first in the Arena League's East Division of the National Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.

Offensively, the Firebirds topped the league with 873 points. Meanwhile, the defense allowed 622 points. Mike Perez triggered the aerial attack, passing for 4,153 yards. Eddie Brown paced pass catchers, snagging 113 passes for 1,685 yards.

Chad Dukes ran for a team-best 75 yards.

David McLeod picked off 11 errant tosses from the opposition. Jerome Brown dropped opposing passers 8 times, helping propel the defense to an overall total of 19 sacks.

Mike Hohensee coached the team. The 1996 Albany Firebirds Lone Star Division.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP
Reggie BarlowOL/DLFebruary 22, 19686'3"260Auburn5
Tony BowickOL/DLOctober 3, 19666'2"265Tenn-ChattanoogaDothan, AL USA10
Steve BrannonOL/DLNovember 27, 19686'4"280HamptonHampton, VA 2
Eddie BrownWR/DBOctober 2, 19695'11"192Louisiana TechMiami, FL 13
Jerome BrownOL/DLNovember 27, 19656'4"290MississippiMonroe County, AL 13
David CaldwellOL/DLFebruary 28, 19656'1"261TCUBay City, TX USA14
Stan CallenderDS6'2"195Michigan State1
Matt CarmanWR/DB6'0"190Livingston (AL)5
Michael ClarkWR/DBMarch 7, 19705'9"190Oklahoma StateSt. Louis, MO 14
Willie CulpepperWR/DBMarch 27, 19675'11"155La-LafayetteJacksonville, FL USA9
Charlie DavidsonWR/DBJanuary 19, 19725'11"195Mississippi StateAustin, TX 1
Chad DukesFB/LBDecember 29, 19716'0"230PittsburghAlbany, NY USA11
Pete ElezovicKJune 28, 19715'11"188MichiganDetroit, MI 14
Jeff EllisWR/LBMarch 4, 19686'4"240Ohio State1
Fred GaylesWR/LBMay 11, 19666'0"205Western State (CO)Denver, CO 13
Greg HopkinsWR/LBNovember 16, 19716'2"205Slippery Rock (PA)Waynesburg, PA 2
Matt HosilykOL/DLMay 31, 19746'4"300PittsburghPittsburgh, PA 5
Steven JerryWR/DBDecember 13, 19705'11"185North Carolina11
Khari JonesQBMay 16, 19716'1"200California - DavisHammond, IN 2
Larry JonesDSSeptember 19, 19716'1"194MaineQueens, NY 8
Darrin KenneyOL/DLOctober 29, 19696'4"277Lycoming College (PA)South Hampton, PA 2
Jim KittsFB/LBDecember 28, 19726'2"248FerrumPortsmouth, VA USA4
David McLeodWR/DBAugust 15, 19716'0"180James MadisonRichmond, VA 14
Kyle Moore-BrownOLFebruary 26, 19716'4"306KansasNewark, NJ 14
David PattenWR/DBAugust 19, 19745'10"190West. CarolinaColumbia, SC USA1
Mike PawlawskiQBJuly 18, 19696'3"220CaliforniaLos Angeles, CA 12
Mike PerezQBMarch 7, 19636'2"215San Jose StateDenver, CO 14
Marshall RobertsWR/DBAugust 17, 19695'9"185RutgersAbington, PA 4
Rodney SmithOL/DLApril 24, 19676'0"235Towson StateBaltimore, MD 9
Terry SmithWR/DBJuly 29, 19695'9"170Penn StateMonroeville, PA 6
Anthony StinnettWR/DBSeptember 11, 19696'0"190Texas Tech11
Mitch SupleeOL/DLFebruary 27, 19696'4"270Maryland14
Alan SymonetteOL/DLMay 23, 19726'2"295Miami (FL)Hialeah, FL 3
Leroy ThompsonLBJanuary 23, 19716'2"270DelawareCamden, NJ 5
Mark ValvoOL/DLFebruary 28, 19706'5"300Buffalo State (NY)Cheektowaga, NY 13