1997 New York CityHawks Roster

Arena Football League (Arena League)
Team Record: 2-12
Finishing 4th in the Arena League's East Division of the National Conference
Coach: Lary Kuharich (2-12)
Location: New York, New York
Attendance: 44,609, Avg. 6,373 in 7 home dates
1997 New York CityHawks Statistics
1997 New York CityHawks Results

The New York CityHawks of the Arena Football League ended the 1997 season with a record of 2 wins and 12 losses, finishing fourth in the Arena League's East Division of the National Conference.

New York CityHawks scored 522 points, but the defensive unit allowed 691. Mike Perez led the charge, slinging for 3,392 yards. James Bowden led pass catchers, grabbing 47 receptions for 634 yards, while Eddie Brown, Connell Maynor and Bobby Byrd each contributed to the receiving game, too.

Jason Pohopek carried the ball for a team-high 136 yards.

Eddie Brown picked off 4 opponent throws. Jearld Baylis topped the defensive unit with 3 sacks, topping a defense credited with 17 sacks.

Lary Kuharich coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP
Cedric AndersonWR/DB5'11"185Tulane4
Jearld BaylisOL/DLAugust 12, 19626'0"260Southern MississippiJackson, MS 9
Kevin BeverlyOL/DLNovember 7, 19726'3"295Eastern Michigan4
Fran BoudreauxOL/DLJune 20, 19706'5"275NorthwesternAthuff, IL 5
James BowdenWR/LBJune 4, 19735'10"185North Carolina A&TGastonia, NC 12
Eddie BrownWR/LBFebruary 27, 19696'0"180Michigan StateMuskegon, MI 14
Marvin BrownDSAugust 8, 19706'0"190Sacramento StatePittsburg, CA 4
Bobby ByrdWR/LBAugust 27, 19685'11"200Miami (FL)St. Petersburg, FL 12
David CaldwellOL/DLFebruary 28, 19656'1"261TCUBay City, TX USA6
Fred CogerFB/LBFebruary 9, 19706'3"245Georgia TechPittsburgh, PA 9
Curtis CottonWR/LBOctober 5, 19696'0"210NebraskaOmaha, NE 2
George Del RiccoFB/LBJanuary 21, 19736'1"235Virginia TechSeabrook, MD 10
Johnny EatonOL/DLNovember 16, 19676'3"260Eastern New MexicoHowton, TX 1
Amod FieldWR/DBOctober 11, 19675'11"186Montclair St.Passaic, NJ 3
Paul FranklinWR/DBOctober 29, 19686'1"185San Jose StateSan Diego, CA 6
Fred GaylesWR/LBMay 11, 19666'0"205Western State (CO)Denver, CO 14
Michael GearyKJune 23, 19715'10"180Indiana (PA)Somerset, PA 14
Lorenzo GrahamFB/LBMarch 25, 19655'10"215LivingstoneBayminnette, AL 3
Chauncey HoganWR/DBDecember 24, 19726'1"180SouthernZachary, LA 7
Matt HosilykOL/DLMay 31, 19746'4"300PittsburghPittsburgh, PA 13
Patrick JacksonOL/DLJune 23, 19746'3"280Western Michigan3
Jason JenkinsOL/DLJuly 26, 19736'4"275NebraskaHammonton, NJ 3
Chris KeneallyOL/DLMay 27, 19726'6"290Rhode IslandSomerville, NJ 1
Bret KwartaOL/DLJanuary 28, 19716'3"285California - DavisNapa, CA 14
Joe LepsisOL/DLFebruary 22, 19716'5"260Murray State6
Connell MaynorQBJanuary 21, 19696'0"180North Carolina A&TFayetteville, NC 14
Mike MiddletonWR/LBDecember 4, 19695'11"210IndianaCincinnati, OH 3
Otis MooreOL/DLApril 26, 19676'4"280ClemsonAugusta, GA 14
Wayne MorrisWR/DBMarch 27, 19705'11"180HofstraElmhurst, NJ 5
Roosevelt NixOL/DLApril 17, 19676'6"299Central State (OH)Toledo, OH USA3
Tommy OrrWR/DBAugust 14, 19725'11"190West VirginiaElizabeth, NJ 10
Mike PerezQBMarch 7, 19636'2"215San Jose StateDenver, CO 14
Jason PohopekFB/LBAugust 26, 19706'2"240Boston CollegeBarrington, NH 13
Franklin StephensOL/DL6'1"270Georgia SouthernWaynesboro, GA 7
Franklin ThomasOL/DLApril 22, 19686'4"280Grambling StateNew Orleans, LA 2
Mark WashingtonWR/DBApril 16, 19735'9"190RutgersTemple Hills, MD 2
Todd YeamanOL/DLJanuary 7, 19716'4"298Northeast Oklahoma StateFt. Worth, TX 1
Tony ZackeryWR/DBNovember 20, 19666'2"195WashingtonSeattle, WA USA
Dwayne ZackeryDSApril 23, 19706'0"193Bowie State (MD)Brandywine, MD 13