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1997 Arizona Rattlers Statistics

Arena Football League (Arena League)
Team Record: 12-2
Finishing 1st in the Arena League's West Division of the American Conference
Postseason: 3-0 Won Championship
Coach: Danny White (12-2)
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Attendance: 111,858, Avg. 15,980 in 7 home dates
1997 Arizona Rattlers Roster
1997 Arizona Rattlers Results

The Arizona Rattlers of the Arena Football League ended the 1997 season with a record of 12 wins and 2 losses, finishing first in the Arena League's West Division of the American Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-0.

Arizona scored 713 points, while the rigid defensive squad allowed 540. Sherdrick Bonner directed the offense, passing for 3,331 yards. Calvin Schexnayder paced pass catchers, snagging 93 passes for 1,513 yards.

Brian Easter ran for a team-best 131 yards for the Rattlers, while Bo Kelly additionally buoyed the ground attack.

Randy Gatewood intercepted 5 errant tosses from the opposition. John Burch topped the defensive unit with 4 sacks.

Danny White coached the team. The 1997 Arizona Rattlers won the Championship.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Sherdrick Bonner40024160.233318.36716.861.5120.3
Donnie Davis351954.32085.938.612.988.8


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Brian Easter421313.1 6
Bo Kelly381223.2 9
Bob McMillen26702.7 2
Hunkie Cooper9535.9 3
Donnie Davis4184.5 1
Junior Green2115.5 0
Herb Duncan133.0 0
Sherdrick Bonner1410.1 3


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Calvin Schexnayder93151316.3 29
Randy Gatewood6289214.4 20
Hunkie Cooper5058011.6 11
Herb Duncan1320715.9 3
Sir Mawn Wilson10939.3 2
Cedric Tillman9869.6 2
Junior Green9697.7 0
Bob McMillen45513.8 1
Tony Henderson2147.0 1
Keith Browner2147.0 0
Richard Ashe2115.5 1
Bo Kelly2105.0 1
Flint Fleming166.0 0
Brian Easter155.0 0
Barry Voorhees100.0 0


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Anthony Brenner857790.6221254.5113

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Hunkie Cooper58109818.9 0
Calvin Schexnayder1720812.2 0
Bruce Plummer6528.7 0
Cedric Walker3279.0 0
Junior Green11010.0 0
Bob McMillen200.0 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Randy Gatewood55010.0 0
Cedric Walker45413.5 0
Bruce Plummer4266.5 0
Sir Mawn Wilson210.5 0
Bob McMillen13333.0 0
Cecil Doggette13131.0 0
Junior Green11515.0 0
Cedric Tillman11212.0 0
Hunkie Cooper11111.0 1


Player No. Yds Avg.
John Burch4.00.0
Tony Henderson3.00.0
Bo Kelly2.00.0
Charles Miller1.00.0
Junior Green1.00.0
Flint Fleming1.00.0
Brian Easter1.00.0
Mark Tucker1.00.0
Hunkie Cooper1.00.0

Defense and Fumbles:

Player Tackle Solo Ast Brup Fum FRec FYds FTD FF K Blk
Cedric Walker93783016310
Bruce Plummer4540107000
Randy Gatewood37.531136200
Hunkie Cooper3325162220
Junior Green24.518132000
Cecil Doggette15.51435000
Sir Mawn Wilson131222010
John Burch1611103000
Bo Kelly151183000
Tony Henderson16.510131100
Brian Easter121049110
Mark Tucker12.5973001
Shawn Parnell11942000
Bob McMillen137127000
Flint Fleming9.5752000
Richard Holt8720000
Darrin Kenney9.5673000
Jayme Washel7.5634100
Keith Browner8.5574000
Herb Duncan4.5410000
Barry Voorhees4322000
Richard Ashe4320000
Cedric Tillman6.5290010
Anthony Brenner1.5110000
Bryan Hooks1.5110000
Warner Smith1100000
Calvin Schexnayder1100000
Tom Gibson1100000
Charles Miller1020000
Craig Ritter001000

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Calvin Schexnayder2900000174
Randy Gatewood200000120
Anthony Brenner012770113
Hunkie Cooper3110100090
Bo Kelly91000060
Brian Easter60000036
Bob McMillen210000018
Sherdrick Bonner300018
Herb Duncan03000018
Sir Mawn Wilson2000012
Cedric Tillman2000012
Richard Ashe100006
Tony Henderson100006
Donnie Davis10006