2002 Carolina Cobras Roster

Arena Football League (Arena League)
Team Record: 6-8
Finishing 2nd in the Arena League's South Division of the National Conference
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Quarterfinal
Coach: Mike Neu (6-8)
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Attendance: 65,920, Avg. 9,417 in 7 home dates
2002 Carolina Cobras Statistics
2002 Carolina Cobras Results

The Carolina Cobras of the Arena Football League ended the 2002 season with a record of 6 wins and 8 losses, finishing second in the Arena League's South Division of the National Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.

Carolina labored to change the scoreboard with just 624 points, while the defensive squad yielded 665. John Fitzgerald tossed for 1,670 yards. Aaron Bailey topped all receivers, hauling in 90 passes for 1,114 yards.

Marrio Grier ran for a team-leading 117 yards for the Cobras, and Andre Bowden also aided the ground game.

Kevin Gaines picked off 8 errant tosses from the opposition. Andre Bowden led pass rushers with 3 sacks.

Mike Neu coached the team. The 2002 Carolina Cobras lost in the Quarterfinal.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP
Rj AndersonOSMay 10, 19776'3"189South FloridaGainesville, FL 6
Aaron BaileyOSOctober 24, 19715'10"185LouisvilleAnn Arbor, MI USA12
Carl BondWRMay 24, 19766'0"195ConnecticutNew Haven, CT 13
Andre BowdenFB/LBApril 4, 19686'2"260Fayetteville State (NC)Fuquay-Varina, NC 12
Desmond ByrdOL/DLAugust 12, 19756'3"280OregonSanta Maria, CA 14
Justin ClevelandOL/DLSeptember 12, 19776'2"320SienaBrant Lake, NY 13
Rob DavisWR/DBAugust 6, 19725'10"195VanderbiltNashville, TN 14
Pete ElezovicKJune 28, 19715'11"188MichiganDetroit, MI 1
John FitzgeraldQBApril 14, 19756'4"230TulsaSeminole, OK 12
Cory FlemingWR/LBMarch 19, 19716'1"216TennesseeNashville, TN USA14
Elliott FortuneOL/DLMay 28, 19746'4"275Georgia TechRoosevelt, NY USA1
Jimmy FreemanFB/LBJanuary 4, 19796'1"255Appalachian StateShelby, NC 2
Lance FunderburkQBAugust 18, 19746'5"225Valdosta State (GA)Jacksonville, FL 1
Kevin GainesDBAugust 7, 19716'1"205LouisvilleEuclid, OH 14
Jamaal GarmanWR/DBAugust 17, 19776'3"215Fort Valley State (GA)Warner-Robbins, GA 6
Colin GreczekOL/DLFebruary 15, 19786'2"285Western MichiganOak Park, IL 7
Marrio GrierFB/LBDecember 5, 19715'10"229ClemsonCharlotte, NC USA13
Kerry HayesWR/LBDecember 6, 19725'9"180Western CarolinaCamden, SC 7
Tony HendersonOL/DLJanuary 13, 19726'1"285MichiganIndianapolis, IN 10
Marcus KeysOLDecember 20, 19736'3"280North AlabamaTaylorsville, MS 13
Clarence LawsonDBMay 12, 19765'6"195UtahLas Vegas, NV 14
Connell MaynorQBJanuary 21, 19696'0"180North Carolina A&TFayetteville, NC 7
Jon McCallOL/DLJuly 19, 19776'2"290Central MichiganTroy, MI 14
Dary MyricksOL/DLSeptember 27, 19766'4"270The CitadelJackson, GA 14
Bobby OliveWR/DBApril 22, 19696'0"167Ohio St.Paris, TN USA
Juan PorterOLNovember 26, 19736'4"310Ohio StateCleveland, OH 7
Andre PurvisOL/DLJuly 14, 19736'4"310North CarolinaJacksonville, NC USA6
Brian SchmitzKJune 12, 19786'1"170North CarolinaPark Ridge, IL 13
Aaron SparrowQBJanuary 27, 19726'1"200Norfolk StatePortsmouth, VA 6
Nick WardDBMarch 28, 19775'11"200Miami (FL)Dallas, TX 11