1996 Albany Firebirds Statistics

Arena Football League (Arena League)
Team Record: 10-4
Finishing 1st in the Arena League's East Division of the National Conference
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Semifinal
Coach: Mike Hohensee (10-4)
Location: Albany, New York
Attendance: 83,061, Avg. 11,866 in 7 home dates
1996 Albany Firebirds Roster
1996 Albany Firebirds Results

The Albany Firebirds of the Arena Football League ended the 1996 season with a record of 10 wins and 4 losses, finishing first in the Arena League's East Division of the National Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.

Offensively, the Firebirds topped the league with 873 points. On the other side of the ball, the defense allowed 622 points. Mike Perez triggered the aerial attack, passing for 4,153 yards. Eddie Brown paced pass catchers, snagging 113 passes for 1,685 yards.

Chad Dukes ran for a team-best 75 yards.

David McLeod picked off 11 opponent throws. Jerome Brown dropped opposing passers 8 times, helping propel the defense to an overall total of 19 sacks.

Mike Hohensee coached the team. The 1996 Albany Firebirds lost in the Semifinal.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Mike Perez43526260.241539.58419.3163.747524116.3
Mike Pawlawski352365.72968.5514.300.04317131.7
Khari Jones4375.04912.200.000.02418115.6
Totals47428860.844989.58918.8163.447 739


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Chad Dukes21753.6 6
Jim Kitts7517.3 3
Eddie Brown16442.8 8
Rodney Smith11383.5 2
Leroy Thompson5112.2 2
Matt Carman3103.3 0
Mike Pawlawski263.0 0
Jeff Ellis155.0 0
Jerome Brown133.0 0
Anthony Stinnett122.0 1
Fred Gayles111.0 0
Pete Elezovic1-6-6.0 0
Mike Perez6-15-2.5 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Eddie Brown113168514.9 41
Fred Gayles4771215.1 8
David McLeod3576121.7 16
Anthony Stinnett2630211.6 5
Willie Culpepper2041921.0 9
Steven Jerry911412.7 3
Rodney Smith911412.7 1
Terry Smith711917.0 1
Chad Dukes44511.2 1
Matt Carman44310.8 1
David Caldwell33110.3 0
David Patten23718.5 0
Tony Bowick22412.0 1
Greg Hopkins294.5 1
Michael Clark14444.0 0
Jim Kitts12222.0 0
Leroy Thompson199.0 0
Mark Valvo166.0 0
Jerome Brown122.0 1


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Pete Elezovic1109889.1331957.6155

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Eddie Brown63130720.7 2
Fred Gayles1323618.2 0
Steven Jerry69515.8 0
David McLeod25628.0 1
Willie Culpepper3258.3 0
Matt Carman11414.0 0
Anthony Stinnett2115.5 0
Greg Hopkins166.0 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
David McLeod11797.2 1
Larry Jones3186.0 0
Fred Gayles3165.3 0
Willie Culpepper23919.5 0
Steven Jerry22311.5 0
Anthony Stinnett200.0 0
Marshall Roberts11515.0 1
Matt Carman166.0 0
Chad Dukes100.0 0


Player No. Yds Avg.
Jerome Brown8.00.0
Rodney Smith3.00.0
Chad Dukes2.00.0
Leroy Thompson1.00.0
Fred Gayles1.00.0
Anthony Stinnett1.00.0
Mitch Suplee1.00.0
Tony Bowick1.00.0
Jim Kitts1.00.0

Defense and Fumbles:

Player Tackle Solo Ast Brup Fum FRec FYds FTD FF K Blk
Michael Clark87.580156000
David McLeod716787140
Larry Jones58.550175100
Fred Gayles4136108510
Chad Dukes302680310
Steven Jerry2924102000
Anthony Stinnett3023141310
Rodney Smith171546100
Marshall Roberts141244000
Jerome Brown16.511111110
Kyle Moore-Brown15.51190101
Leroy Thompson10.5930000
Jim Kitts10841000
David Caldwell9.5751000
Willie Culpepper8.5653010
Mark Valvo8640000
Matt Carman5501000
Pete Elezovic5500010
Tony Bowick5425100
Greg Hopkins6360000
Terry Smith6361000
Steve Brannon3.5311000
Mike Pawlawski3300000
Alan Symonette3300000
Mitch Suplee5260110
Reggie Barlow2.5212101
Charlie Davidson1100000
Jeff Ellis1100000
Eddie Brown1101000

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Eddie Brown84120000306
Pete Elezovic0019980155
David McLeod1611000108
Willie Culpepper90000054
Fred Gayles080000048
Chad Dukes61000042
Anthony Stinnett150000036
Jim Kitts30000018
Steven Jerry30000018
Rodney Smith21000018
Leroy Thompson20000012
Terry Smith100006
Greg Hopkins1000006
Marshall Roberts10006
Tony Bowick100006
Matt Carman01000006
Jerome Brown0100006