2008 Cleveland Gladiators Roster

Arena Football League (Arena League)
Team Record: 9-7
Finishing 3rd in the Arena League's East Division of the National Conference
Postseason: 2-1 Lost Conference Championship
Coach: Mike Wilpolt (9-7)
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Attendance: 112,255, Avg. 14,032 in 8 home dates
2008 Cleveland Gladiators Statistics
2008 Cleveland Gladiators Results

The Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League ended the 2008 season with a record of 9 wins and 7 losses, finishing third in the Arena League's East Division of the National Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-1.

Cleveland scored 901 points, while the defense yielded 895. Ray Philyaw led the charge, throwing for 4,320 yards. Robert Redd led all receivers, catching 129 balls for 1,528 yards, while Otis Amey was targeted regularly as well.

Marlion Jackson rushed for a team-high 353 yards for the Gladiators.

Sakeen Wright intercepted 5 opponent throws. Joe Minucci sacked opposing passers 7 times.

Mike Wilpolt coached the team. The 2008 Cleveland Gladiators lost in the Conference Championship.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Otis AmeyWRDecember 4, 19815'10"197Sacramento St.Union City, CA USA
Jason BallKJanuary 20, 19795'7"140North TexasDenton, TX
Cornelius BonnerWR/DBSeptember 1, 19766'0"190CincinnatiGaffney, SC
Ryan BowersWR/DBAugust 6, 19806'1"210Presbyterian (SC)Evans, GA
Rohan DaveyQBApril 14, 19786'2"245LSUClarendon, Jamaica
Jose DavisQBJuly 29, 19786'1"195Kent StateBellaire, OH
Silas DemaryOL/DLDecember 12, 19716'3"285Virginia StateBishopville, SC
Brandon HefflinDBSeptember 1, 19806'1"185ToledoPittsburgh, PA
Alphonso HodgeWR/DBMay 30, 19825'9"207Miami (Ohio)Lakewood, OH
Randy HymesWRAugust 7, 19796'3"211Grambling St.Galveston, TX USA
Marlion JacksonFB/LBOctober 11, 19776'2"240Virginia UnionDetroit, MI USA
Ron JohnsonWR/LBMay 23, 19806'2"225MinnesotaDetroit, MI USA
Kimani JonesOL/DLDecember 21, 19816'4"315Arkansas StateMound City, MO
Willie MarshallWR/DBAugust 12, 19755'10"195Youngstown StateDetroit, MI
Andy McCulloughWRNovember 11, 19756'3"210TennesseeDayton, OH USA
Joe MinucciDLNovember 6, 19816'3"295DelawareLindenhurst, NY
Tony NarcisseOLAugust 4, 19826'2"315Portland StateNew Orleans, LA
Ray PhilyawQBJuly 30, 19746'0"215Northeast Louisiana StateShreveport, LA
Robert ReddWR/DBSeptember 1, 19805'10"195Bowling GreenDayton, OH
Elex ReedOL/DLSeptember 1, 19846'5"270Mary Hardin-BaylorMexia, TX
Ramon RichardsonOL/DLSeptember 16, 19796'2"285OklahomaBroken Arrow, OK
Karon RileyOL/DLAugust 23, 19786'2"268SMUDetroit, MI USA
Josh RueFB/LBAugust 19, 19796'7"255DuquesnePittsburgh, PA
Sean ScottWRSeptember 25, 19786'2"200TempleRadnor, PA
Tony ScottDBOctober 3, 19765'10"193North Carolina St.Lawndale, NC USA
Bryant ShawDLJuly 17, 19786'3"287Mississippi CollegeOcean Springs, MS
Alex TeemsWR/DBDecember 11, 19835'11"195Washington StateSan Pedro, CA
Mark WordDLNovember 23, 19756'5"305Jacksonville St.Miami, FL USA
Sakeen WrightWR/DBDecember 7, 19826'3"225Rowan (NJ)Glassboro, NJ