1996 St. Louis Stampede Roster

Arena Football League (Arena League)
Team Record: 8-6
Finishing 3rd in the Arena League's Central Division of the American Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Quarterfinal
Coach: Earle Bruce (2-2)
Coach: Dave Ewart (6-4)
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Attendance: 49,229, Avg. 7,033 in 7 home dates
1996 St. Louis Stampede Statistics
1996 St. Louis Stampede Results

The St. Louis Stampede of the Arena Football League ended the 1996 season with a record of 8 wins and 6 losses, finishing third in the Arena League's Central Division of the American Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

St. Louis racked up 706 points, while the defense conceded 627. John Kaleo triggered the aerial attack, slinging for 3,609 yards. Michael Baker grabbed 105 passes for 1,223 yards.

Bernard Hall carried the ball for a team-best 372 yards for the Stampede.

Mark Ricks picked off 5 opponent throws. Fran Papasedero topped the defensive unit with 3 sacks.

Earle Bruce and Dave Ewart coached the team. The 1996 St. Louis Stampede lost in the Quarterfinal.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown GP
Michael BakerOSJanuary 8, 19706'1"190West VirginiaWaverly, GA 13
Karl BallardLBJune 7, 19736'0"240Colorado State1
Terrence BarberWR/DBOctober 4, 19685'9"185FloridaAuburndale, FL 14
Jamie BraggOL/DLJuly 28, 19716'3"290Maryland13
Chad CopherOL/DLDecember 1, 19716'6"280IllinoisEast Dundee, IL 12
Bernard HallFB/LBJanuary 16, 19676'1"245Central State (OH)14
Matt HallWR/LBSeptember 22, 19726'4"210Murray StateTallahassee, FL 9
Darryl HammondWR/LBSeptember 24, 19676'4"225VirginiaTappannock, VA 14
Kerry HayesWR/LBDecember 6, 19725'9"180Western CarolinaCamden, SC 9
Ed HillWR/LBJune 30, 19716'3"200West VirginiaMount Healthy, OH 13
Steve HodgeOL/DLNovember 12, 19716'1"275Colorado State14
Chuck HythonFB/LBJanuary 25, 19716'3"250Glenville State (WV)Steubenville, OH 3
Junior IliOL/DLSeptember 24, 19636'2"280ColoradoLePuente, CA 13
John KaleoQBFebruary 5, 19716'0"210MarylandBowie, MD 14
Joe LepsisOL/DLFebruary 22, 19716'5"260Murray State8
Chris LivingstoneQBMarch 20, 19716'5"220Northeast Missouri State8
Marty LoweQBSeptember 21, 19716'1"210LouisvilleChattanooga, TN 6
Pat MeyerOL/DLApril 5, 19726'2"290Colorado State13
Glenn NeelyOL/DLJanuary 3, 19696'4"275FloridaRoanoke, VA 2
Fran PapasederoOL/DLMarch 21, 19696'3"285SpringfieldBoston, MA 14
Tim PatilloWR/DBMay 24, 19725'11"180Ohio StateAliquippa, PA 4
Hiawatha PhiferWR/DBFebruary 16, 19735'11"185Western IllinoisPhoenix, AZ 14
Mark RicksDSDecember 16, 19705'10"175Western MichiganLos Angeles, CA 14
Tracey ShoemoWR/LBFebruary 14, 19716'0"205Ashland (OH)Sandusky, OH 2
Charles TramontaFB/LB5'11"250Miami (OH)1
Dwayne WareDSNovember 12, 19695'10"195MichiganBloomington, IL 10
Tom WhelihanKAugust 15, 19665'10"205MissouriCarrollton, TX 14
Chad WiestlingFB/LBMarch 3, 19726'2"240MarylandGreencastle, PA 12
George WilliamsFB/LBMay 14, 19685'9"240UpsalaEast Orange, NJ 2