1988 Pittsburgh Gladiators Roster

Arena Football League (Arena League)
Team Record: 6-6
Finishing 3rd in the Arena League
Postseason: 0-1 Lone Star Division
Coach: Joe Haering (6-6)
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Attendance: 48,005, Avg. 8,001 in 6 home dates
1988 Pittsburgh Gladiators Statistics
1988 Pittsburgh Gladiators Results

The Pittsburgh Gladiators of the Arena Football League ended the 1988 season with a record of 6 wins and 6 losses, finishing third in the Arena League. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

Pittsburgh racked up 507 points, while the defensive squad allowed 491. Mike Hohensee threw for 1,548 yards, and Brendan Folmar played quarterback also. Julius Dawkins caught 61 balls for 921 yards.

Mike Powell rushed for a team-high 48 yards for the Gladiators.

Rock Richmond and Mike Powell each seized 4 opponent throws. Craig Walls topped the defensive unit with 12 quarterback sacks, helping propel the defense to an overall total of 39 sacks.

Joe Haering coached the team. The 1988 Pittsburgh Gladiators Lone Star Division.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP
Earnest AdamsOL/DLMarch 12, 19596'3"226IllinoisFort Lauderdale, FL USA12
Carl AllenWR/DBDecember 21, 19556'0"185Southern MissHattiesburg, MS USA3
Danny BurmeisterWR/LBSeptember 13, 19636'2"201North Carolina9
Brad CalipWR/DBDecember 12, 19625'10"173East Central OklahomaHobart, OK 2
Fabray CollinsFB/LBSeptember 16, 19616'2"215Southern IllinoisChicago, IL USA11
Kent DavisWR/LBMarch 1, 19626'2"205ColoradoMiami, FL 6
Julius DawkinsWR/LBJanuary 4, 19616'1"196PittsburghMonessen, PA USA12
Scott DmitrenkoOL/DLFebruary 9, 19636'2"225Albany State (NY)North Tonawanda, NY 12
Creig FedericoFB/LBMay 7, 19636'2"205Iowa CentralChicago, IL USA10
Cecil FletcherOL/DLDecember 7, 19656'2"245MarshallSteubenville, OH 3
Brendan FolmarQBApril 2, 19646'1"200California (PA)Birmingham, AL USA12
Rusty FrickeKSeptember 1, 19646'0"195Lycoming College (PA)Willow Grove, PA 12
Russell HairstonWR/LBFebruary 10, 19646'3"208Kentucky5
Mike HohenseeQBFebruary 22, 19616'0"205MinnesotaRowland Heights, CA USA12
Rob MinorWR/DBSeptember 10, 19646'0"190Iowa StateSt. Louis, MO 8
Stuart MitchellQBNovember 2, 19646'2"205CornellBrooklyn, NY 9
Brian MoranWR/DBDecember 16, 19645'11"190AkronAkron, OH 9
Pat OgrinOL/DLFebruary 10, 19586'5"265WyomingButte, MT USA3
Dave OpfarOL/DLJanuary 16, 19606'4"270Penn St.McKeesport, PA USA12
Mike PowellFB/LBJanuary 21, 19646'0"205Weber StateRiverside, CA 12
Rock RichmondWR/DBJanuary 7, 19585'10"180OregonLos Angeles, CA USA8
Cornelius RossWR/DBSeptember 16, 19665'9"170Humboldt State (CA)2
Rick ShepasWR/DBMarch 16, 19656'0"195Youngstown StateYoungstown, OH 7
Tony SlatonWR/DBMay 24, 19636'0"195Texas A&MDecatur, GA 3
Keith TinsleyWR/DBMarch 31, 19655'9"184PittsburghDetroit, MI USA3
Lonnie TurnerWR/DBAugust 31, 19605'7"165Cal Poly-PonomaCompton, CA 4
Craig WallsOL/DLDecember 24, 19586'1"215IndianaPittsburgh, PA USA12
Kendall WallsOL/DLApril 20, 19626'3"260Kentucky State3