1988 Los Angeles Cobras Roster

Arena Football League (Arena League)
Team Record: 5-6-1
Finishing 4th in the Arena League
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Semifinal
Coach: Ray Willsey (5-6-1)
Location: Los Angeles, California
Attendance: 45,043, Avg. 7,507 in 6 home dates
1988 Los Angeles Cobras Statistics
1988 Los Angeles Cobras Results

The Los Angeles Cobras of the Arena Football League ended the 1988 season with a record of 5 wins and 6 losses and 1 ties, finishing fourth in the Arena League. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

Los Angeles scored 463 points, while the defense gave up 449. Matt Stevens passed for 2,535 yards. Gary Mullen topped the receiving corps, grabbing 61 passes for 823 yards. Wade Lockett was targeted regularly, too.

Yepi Pauu carried the ball for a team-leading 98 yards for the Cobras.

Wade Lockett and Matthew McKnight each intercepted 3 opponent throws. Yepi Pauu dropped opposing passers 6 times.

Ray Willsey coached the team. The 1988 Los Angeles Cobras lost in the Semifinal.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP
Darren ArbetFB/LBJuly 3, 19676'1"230Sacramento StateStockton, CA 2
Eric ArringtonOL/DLJuly 21, 19626'3"275GramblingCarson, CA 1
Eric BeaversQBJanuary 3, 19645'11"175NevadaLynwood, CA 4
Mike BensonWR/DBFebruary 15, 19635'9"180Southern Connecticut State1
Cliff BranchWR/DBAugust 1, 19485'11"170ColoradoHouston, TX USA8
Brian ClarkOL/DLJune 3, 19656'2"255Cal State-NorthridgeLos Angeles, CA 12
Rob DeVitaFB/LBNovember 29, 19656'2"222Illinois BenedictineWinfield, IL USA5
Derrick DonaldWR/DB6'0"195North Carolina11
Paul GreenFB/LB6'2"230Sacramento State1
Chuck HarrisOL/DLOctober 7, 19616'3"225West VirginiaColumbus, OH USA12
Dwayne JacksonOL/DL6'5"255Sacramento State2
Mike JonesOL/DLAugust 19, 19646'4"224Brockport St.New York, NY USA12
Joe KellyWR/DBDecember 9, 19626'0"175Vanderbilt12
Wade LockettWR/LBFebruary 13, 19646'1"190Cal State-FullertonLos Angeles, CA USA11
Matthew McKnightWR/LBOctober 19, 19616'2"190Fresno StateSan Rafael, CA 9
Michael MendozaQB6'0"200Northern Arizona8
Nick Mike-MayerKMarch 1, 19505'8"186TempleBologna, Italy4
Gary MullenWR/DBFebruary 1, 19635'11"174West VirginiaMcKeesport, PA USA12
Ken OlsonKSeptember 15, 19595'11"190Salisbury StateCamp Springs, MD 2
Tony PalamaraOL/DLSeptember 23, 19656'2"250Northridge State (CA)Sherman Oaks, CA 10
Yepi PauuFB/LBApril 28, 19656'0"220San Jose StateSanta Ana, CA 12
Richard PratherFB/LBJune 14, 19616'0"220Frostburg State (MD)11
Richard RodgersWR/LBOctober 8, 19616'0"200Cal-Berkeley11
Louis SorrentinoOL/DL6'3"265Sacramento State9
Matt StevensQBJuly 30, 19646'0"190UCLASulphur, LA USA12
Dester StowersOL/DL6'1"260Northridge State (CA)1
Wes WaltonOL/DLJanuary 13, 19646'0"250LehighDemarest, NJ 8
Ed ZemanFB/LBSeptember 25, 19636'1"195Fort LewisDenver, CO USA7
Marty ZendejasK5'9"165Nevada6