1989 Pittsburgh Gladiators Roster

Arena Football League (Arena League)
Team Record: 3-1
Finishing 2nd in the Arena League
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Championship
Coach: Joe Haering (2-0)
Coach: Darrel Jackson (1-1)
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Attendance: 14,967, Avg. 4,989 in 3 home dates
1989 Pittsburgh Gladiators Statistics
1989 Pittsburgh Gladiators Results

The Pittsburgh Gladiators of the Arena Football League ended the 1989 season with a record of 3 wins and 1 losses, finishing second in the Arena League. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.

The Gladiators ran up 159 points, and the defense conceded 147. Willie Totten tossed for 750 yards. Thomas Monroe caught 24 balls for 332 yards.

Mike Powell rushed for a team-high 26 yards for Pittsburgh.

Alvin Williams and Cornelius Ross each intercepted 2 opponent throws. Cecil Fletcher topped the defensive unit with 4 sacks.

Joe Haering and Darrel Jackson coached the team. The 1989 Pittsburgh Gladiators lost in the Championship.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP
Brian AllenWR/DBJuly 20, 19606'0"185Fullerton StateMichigan City, IN 3
Aric AndersonFB/LBApril 9, 19656'2"220MillikinWaverly, IA USA4
Larry BarrettaQB6'0"190Lycoming College (PA)4
Fabray CollinsFB/LBSeptember 16, 19616'2"215Southern IllinoisChicago, IL USA4
Cecil FletcherOL/DLDecember 7, 19656'2"245MarshallSteubenville, OH 4
Rusty FrickeKSeptember 1, 19646'0"195Lycoming College (PA)Willow Grove, PA 4
Brian GardnerWR/DBJanuary 13, 19645'10"180Prairie View A&MMetairie, LA 4
Rodney GarnerOL/DL6'2"270Auburn4
Jo Jo HeathWR/DBMarch 9, 19575'10"182PittsburghMonessen, PA USA4
Kim JohnsonOL/DL6'2"270Oklahoma State1
Thomas MonroeWR/DB5'11"185Prairie View A&M4
Mike PowellFB/LBJanuary 21, 19646'0"205Weber StateRiverside, CA 4
Alvin RossFB/LBMay 3, 19635'11"235OklahomaChicago, IL USA4
Cornelius RossWR/DBSeptember 16, 19665'9"170Humboldt State (CA)4
Brad SmithOL/DL6'3"2754
Donald ThompsonOL/DL6'1"270Shepherd (WV)4
Willie TottenQBJuly 4, 19626'2"195Miss. Valley St.Leflore, MS USA4
Alvin WilliamsWR/DBJanuary 17, 19656'0"175Texas SouthernHouston, TX 4