1988 New York Knights Roster

Arena Football League (Arena League)
Team Record: 2-10
Finishing 6th in the Arena League
Coach: Jim Valek (2-10)
Location: New York, New York
Attendance: 46,565, Avg. 7,761 in 6 home dates
1988 New York Knights Statistics
1988 New York Knights Results

The New York Knights of the Arena Football League ended the 1988 season with a record of 2 wins and 10 losses, finishing sixth in the Arena League.

New York scored 342 points, while the defensive unit allowed 510. Jim Crocicchia tossed for 1,601 yards. Edwin Lovelady paced pass catchers, snagging 40 passes for 560 yards.

Johnny Shepherd ran for a team-best 85 yards for the Knights, and Derek Hughes also contributed to the rushing attack.

Edwin Lovelady, Elbert Gray, Al Washington and Stan Hunter each seized 2 opponent throws. Quinton Knight sacked opposing passers 9 times.

Jim Valek coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP
Eric ArringtonOL/DLJuly 21, 19626'3"275GramblingCarson, CA 4
Lewis BennettWR/DBAugust 4, 19635'11"175Florida A&MJacksonville, FL USA11
Greg BestWR/DBJanuary 14, 19605'10"185Kansas St.New Brighton, PA USA11
Mark CasaleQBSeptember 17, 19626'3"230Montclair State (NJ)Union, NJ 7
Vince CourvilleWR/DBDecember 5, 19595'9"170Texas SouthernGalveston, TX USA12
Jim CrocicchiaQBFebruary 19, 19646'2"209PennsylvaniaWaterbury, CT USA12
Alec GibsonOL/DLDecember 9, 19636'4"270IllinoisColumbus, OH USA9
Tom GilmoreOL/DLSeptember 10, 19646'2"240Pennsylvania1
Mark GrandyOL/DL6'4"290Louisville1
Elbert GrayWR/DBDecember 25, 19596'0"195Weber StateDallas, TX 11
Walt HousmanOL/DLOctober 13, 19626'5"285IowaMarshall, MO USA12
Derek HughesFB/LBSeptember 13, 19596'3"223Michigan StateColumbus, OH 5
Stan HunterWR/DBNovember 29, 19636'2"184Bowling GreenDayton, OH USA11
Chris JonesOL/DLJune 26, 19646'3"263Delaware St.Norfolk, VA USA5
Quinton KnightOL/DLOctober 28, 19636'0"265Fullerton StateClearwater, FL 12
Jack KratochvilKJanuary 15, 19646'0"175University of San DiegoOmaha, NE 9
Edwin LoveladyWR/DBApril 23, 19635'9"180MemphisChattanooga, TN USA12
Jim MauroWR/DBDecember 8, 19646'1"190IowaDes Moines, IA 1
Pat MorrisonWR/DBMarch 21, 19656'2"194Southern Connecticut St.London, England5
Rex MotesWR/DBJune 2, 19645'8"170Austin PeayValdosta, GA 12
Al NeriFB/LBMay 15, 19646'2"225MassachusettsLong Island, NY 1
Pete RaefordWR/DBDecember 13, 19595'10"180Northern MichiganHuntersville, NC 1
John ReedOL/DL6'5"250Long Beach City College (CA)3
Ken SandersWR/DBSeptember 7, 19635'10"170Weber StateSun Valley, CA 1
Eric SchubertKMay 28, 19625'8"185PittsburghAbington, PA USA3
AJ SebastianelliOL/DLJune 21, 19656'2"240PennsylvaniaArchbald, PA 9
Johnny ShepherdFB/LBApril 24, 19575'10"185LibertyLa Grange, NC USA12
Mark StreeterWR/LBMarch 22, 19576'3"190ArizonaMassilon, OH 3
Pete WaltersOL/DLMarch 17, 19596'2"265West. KentuckyCompton, CA USA12
Al WashingtonWR/DBJanuary 29, 19655'11"185Southern CaliforniaCarson, CA 6
Stan YagielloQBMay 4, 19636'1"195William & MaryLivingston, NJ 5