1998 Orlando Predators Roster

Arena Football League (Arena League)
Team Record: 9-5
Finishing 2nd in the Arena League's South Division of the National Conference
Postseason: 3-0 Won Championship
Coach: Jay Gruden (9-5)
Location: Orlando, Florida
Attendance: 103,470, Avg. 14,781 in 7 home dates
1998 Orlando Predators Statistics
1998 Orlando Predators Results

The Orlando Predators of the Arena Football League ended the 1998 season with a record of 9 wins and 5 losses, finishing second in the Arena League's South Division of the National Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-0.

Orlando chalked up 655 points, while the solid defense surrendered 623. Pat O'Hara triggered the aerial attack, passing for 3,335 yards. Barry Wagner snagged 78 passes for 1,137 yards. Bob Gordon was targeted regularly, too.

Rick Hamilton carried the ball for a team-best 248 yards for the Predators.

Chris Barber picked off 7 opponent throws. Kelvin Ingram topped pass rushers with 4 sacks.

Jay Gruden coached the team. The 1998 Orlando Predators won the Championship.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP
Chris BarberDSJanuary 15, 19646'0"187North Carolina A&TFort Bragg, NC USA13
Webbie BurnettOL/DLNovember 7, 19676'1"285Western KentuckyPensacola, FL 14
David CoolKMay 23, 19696'0"190Georgia SouthernStone Mountain, GA 10
Bret CooperWR/DBDecember 16, 19706'0"205Central FloridaOrlando, FL 13
James CrockettWR/DBNovember 26, 19745'9"190Louisiana TechNew Orleans, LA 1
Tommy DorseyFB/LBMay 3, 19736'1"240North Carolina CentralFayetteville, NC 10
Eric DrakesOL/DLJanuary 24, 19696'5"265AkronOrlando, FL 14
Corris ErvinDSAugust 30, 19665'11"185Central FloridaPompano Beach, FL 9
Jeff FaulknerOL/DLApril 4, 19646'4"305SouthernSt. Thomas, Virgin Islands5
Kevin GainesDBAugust 7, 19716'1"205LouisvilleEuclid, OH 12
Bob GordonOSJuly 9, 19685'10"190NebraskaDetroit, MI 12
Franco GrillaKJuly 21, 19706'1"195Central FloridaMiami, FL 4
Sam HairstonOL/DLNovember 9, 19696'3"250North Carolina A&TWinston-Salem, NC 1
Bill HallFB/LBDecember 6, 19706'1"245Missouri Western4
Victor HallOL/DLDecember 4, 19686'4"265AuburnAnniston, AL 2
Rick HamiltonFB/LBApril 19, 19706'2"241Central FloridaInverness, FL USA14
Kelvin IngramOL/DLOctober 25, 19706'4"319Oklahoma StateFort Pierce, FL 14
Kevin JohnsonOL/DLOctober 30, 19706'1"305Texas SouthernLos Angeles, CA USA7
Chad JohnstonQBMarch 19, 19746'3"220West VirginiaPeterstown, WV 1
Bruce LaSaneWR/LBMarch 24, 19676'4"225Florida StateWildwood, FL 8
Ty LawWR/LBNovember 27, 19716'1"190RiceJefferson, TX 9
Reginald LeeOL/DLNovember 27, 19736'2"241Youngstown State2
Damon MasonWR/DBMarch 21, 19745'9"180Southwestern LouisianaLaPlace, La 14
Connell MaynorQBJanuary 21, 19696'0"180North Carolina A&TFayetteville, NC 13
Kenny McEntyreDBDecember 2, 19705'11"180Kansas StatePlano, TX 1
Rich McKenzieOL/DLApril 15, 19716'2"258Penn St.Fort Lauderdale, FL USA10
Pat O'HaraQBSeptember 27, 19686'5"210Southern CaliforniaSanta Monica, CA 14
Jerry OdomFB/LBNovember 7, 19685'10"220FloridaMerritt Island, FL 3
Jeff ParkerWR/DBJuly 16, 19695'10"185Bethune-CookmanDaytona Beach, FL USA1
Howard SmothersOL/DLNovember 16, 19736'5"290Bethune-CookmanJacksonville, FL 9
Connell SpainOL/DLJune 9, 19746'2"295Florida StateMelbourne, FL 14
Matt StormOL/DLSeptember 2, 19726'3"300GeorgiaEdmonds, WA 8
Barry WagnerWR/DBNovember 24, 19676'3"213Alabama A&MGreensboro, AL USA14