1988 New England Steamrollers Roster

Arena Football League (Arena League)
Team Record: 3-9
Finishing 5th in the Arena League
Coach: Babe Parilli (3-9)
Location: Foxborough, Massachusetts
Attendance: 34,244, Avg. 5,707 in 6 home dates
1988 New England Steamrollers Statistics
1988 New England Steamrollers Results

The New England Steamrollers of the Arena Football League ended the 1988 season with a record of 3 wins and 9 losses, finishing fifth in the Arena League.

The Steamrollers scored only 335 points, worst in the league, and the shaky defensive squad allowed 511, most in the circuit. Harold Smith tossed for 2,071 yards. Jim Hockaday hauled in 69 receptions for 970 yards.

Cletis Jones ran for a team-high 129 yards for New England.

Alvin Williams intercepted 2 opponent throws. Sylvester Bembery sacked quarterbacks 9 times.

Babe Parilli coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP
Brian AllenWR/DBJuly 20, 19606'0"185Fullerton StateMichigan City, IN 1
Sylvester BemberyOL/DLMarch 1, 19656'3"285Central FloridaMiami, FL 12
Frank BianchiniWR/DBMay 27, 19615'8"190HofstraEast Islip, NY 1
Bill BonitatiFB/LBSeptember 29, 19606'2"240Rhode IslandBridgeport, CT 1
Chris BrewerFB/LBJanuary 23, 19626'1"203ArizonaDenver, CO USA12
Joe FeltonOL/DLOctober 16, 19646'2"266AlbionSaginaw, MI USA12
Larry FridayWR/LBJanuary 23, 19586'4"215Alcorn St.Jackson, MS USA2
Brian GardnerWR/DBJanuary 13, 19645'10"180Prairie View A&MMetairie, LA 11
Maurice GravelyWR/LB6'3"210Concord College (WV)2
Russell HairstonWR/LBFebruary 10, 19646'3"208Kentucky6
Matt HeidmanQB6'1"200Northeast Missouri State1
David HendleyWR/DBJune 29, 19646'0"188Southern Connecticut St.4
Jim HockadayWR/LBMarch 7, 19646'4"215GeorgiaBrentwood, TN 12
Dave JacobsKJuly 1, 19575'7"151SyracuseScranton, PA USA4
Kim JohnsonOL/DL6'2"270Oklahoma State6
Cletis JonesFB/LBAugust 8, 19646'0"240Florida StateTallahassee, FL 12
Kevin MurphyOL/DLJuly 4, 19656'3"260Boston UniversityCamillius, NY 12
Mike NeaseOL/DLOctober 30, 19616'3"272Tenn-ChattanoogaMorristown, TN USA5
Steve O'MalleyOL/DLDecember 3, 19626'4"250Northern IllinoisChicago, IL 6
Jason OliverWR/DB6'1"195Southern California9
Jeff OliverOL/DLJuly 28, 19656'4"292Boston Col.Delhi, NY USA9
Jim PrattWR/DBNovember 2, 19655'11"185Rhode IslandWarwick, RI 8
Jim RaffertyWR/DBJune 11, 19636'1"190ColgateMountaintop, PA 12
Bernie RuoffKOctober 12, 19516'0"200SyracuseWest Germany, 8
Tony SlatonWR/DBMay 24, 19636'0"195Texas A&MDecatur, GA 6
Harold SmithQBJanuary 5, 19626'3"210Texas SouthernHouston, TX 12
Donald ThompsonOL/DL6'1"270Shepherd (WV)5
Alvin WilliamsWR/DBJanuary 17, 19656'0"175Texas SouthernHouston, TX 11
Joe WilliamsOL/DLMarch 5, 19656'4"237Grambling St.Baton Rouge, LA USA12
Paul WilliamsQBApril 14, 19636'0"195Tarleton State (TX)Houston, TX 11