1988 Los Angeles Cobras Statistics

Arena Football League (Arena League)
Team Record: 5-6-1
Finishing 4th in the Arena League
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Semifinal
Coach: Ray Willsey (5-6-1)
Location: Los Angeles, California
Attendance: 45,043, Avg. 7,507 in 6 home dates
1988 Los Angeles Cobras Roster
1988 Los Angeles Cobras Results

The Los Angeles Cobras of the Arena Football League ended the 1988 season with a record of 5 wins and 6 losses and 1 ties, finishing fourth in the Arena League. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

The Cobras scored 463 points, and the defense gave up 449. Matt Stevens passed for 2,535 yards. Gary Mullen topped the receiving corps, grabbing 61 passes for 823 yards. Wade Lockett provided receiving help, too.

Yepi Pauu carried the ball for a team-leading 98 yards for Los Angeles.

Wade Lockett and Matthew McKnight each intercepted 3 opponent throws. Yepi Pauu dropped opposing passers 6 times.

Ray Willsey coached the team. The 1988 Los Angeles Cobras lost in the Semifinal.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Matt Stevens36119955.125357.05013.9133.64919145101.9
Michael Mendoza482654.22695.648.324.22264081.0
Eric Beavers15533.3714.716.700.02721471.8
Totals42423054.228756.85513.0153.549 27199


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Yepi Pauu43982.3 4
Richard Prather362.0 1
Rob DeVita451.2 0
Gary Mullen320.7 0
Eric Beavers100.0 0
Richard Rodgers1-2-2.0 0
Matt Stevens21-9-0.4 2


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Gary Mullen6182313.5 17
Wade Lockett4867414.0 15
Joe Kelly3557116.3 11
Richard Rodgers2929110.0 5
Cliff Branch2525010.0 3
Matthew McKnight222089.5 4
Ed Zeman6416.8 0
Yepi Pauu3165.3 0
Tony Palamara111.0 1


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Nick Mike-Mayer151066.713538.525
Marty Zendejas281864.316425.030
Ken Olson12541.71218.38

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Gary Mullen1627116.9 0
Richard Rodgers1422115.8 0
Wade Lockett1419614.0 0
Matthew McKnight710715.3 0
Joe Kelly55811.6 0
Derrick Donald24221.0 0
Ed Zeman33210.7 0
Paul Green23115.5 0
Mike Benson12323.0 0
Yepi Pauu22211.0 0
Richard Prather188.0 0
Eric Arrington144.0 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Wade Lockett34916.3 1
Matthew McKnight33411.3 1
Derrick Donald26532.5 1
Joe Kelly26130.5 1
Richard Rodgers2157.5 0
Gary Mullen284.0 0
Ed Zeman144.0 0


Player No. Yds Avg.
Yepi Pauu6.00.0
Mike Jones5.00.0
Chuck Harris3.00.0
Wes Walton2.00.0
Brian Clark2.00.0
Tony Palamara2.00.0
Louis Sorrentino2.00.0
Dwayne Jackson1.00.0
Dester Stowers1.00.0

Defense and Fumbles:

Player Tackle Solo Ast Brup Fum FRec FYds FTD FF K Blk
Richard Rodgers44.54174220
Derrick Donald413868011
Matthew McKnight4034122210
Wade Lockett332986120
Ed Zeman282565100
Gary Mullen23.522310100
Yepi Pauu23.52153000
Brian Clark191820000
Chuck Harris21.51790000
Mike Jones16.51453000
Joe Kelly141403100
Tony Palamara8.5810000
Louis Sorrentino6.5531200
Wes Walton5500101
Richard Prather5.5430000
Paul Green4400000
Cliff Branch4400000
Rob DeVita5340000
Eric Arrington4320000
Dwayne Jackson3.5232000
Matt Stevens2200300
Dester Stowers2200000
Nick Mike-Mayer1.5110000
Eric Beavers1100000

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Gary Mullen01700000102
Wade Lockett150100096
Joe Kelly110100072
Matthew McKnight40100030
Richard Rodgers050000030
Marty Zendejas418030
Nick Mike-Mayer0510025
Yepi Pauu400000024
Cliff Branch3000018
Matt Stevens2000012
Ken Olson1508
Richard Prather1000006
Tony Palamara100006
Derrick Donald010006