1988 New England Steamrollers Statistics

Arena Football League (Arena League)
Team Record: 3-9
Finishing 5th in the Arena League
Coach: Babe Parilli (3-9)
Location: Foxborough, Massachusetts
Attendance: 34,244, Avg. 5,707 in 6 home dates
1988 New England Steamrollers Roster
1988 New England Steamrollers Results

The New England Steamrollers of the Arena Football League ended the 1988 season with a record of 3 wins and 9 losses, finishing fifth in the Arena League.

The Steamrollers scored only 335 points, worst in the league, and the shaky defensive squad allowed 511, most in the circuit. Harold Smith tossed for 2,071 yards. Jim Hockaday hauled in 69 receptions for 970 yards.

Cletis Jones ran for a team-high 129 yards for New England.

Alvin Williams intercepted 2 opponent throws. Sylvester Bembery sacked quarterbacks 9 times.

Babe Parilli coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Harold Smith35118753.320715.9318.8185.1451711479.1
Paul Williams472757.43086.636.448.53875263.1
Matt Heidman10440.0757.5110.0220.0402960.4
Frank Bianchini11100.099.01100.000.0900143.8
Dave Jacobs100.
Totals41021953.424636.0368.8245.945 26175


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Cletis Jones571292.3 3
Harold Smith25301.2 6
Tony Slaton362.0 0
Joe Williams461.5 1
Chris Brewer242.0 0
Frank Bianchini500.0 0
Brian Gardner3-2-0.7 0
Alvin Williams2-3-1.5 0
Paul Williams2-7-3.5 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jim Hockaday6997014.1 14
Brian Gardner4040410.1 4
Alvin Williams3536910.5 7
Tony Slaton222049.3 2
Jim Rafferty2123111.0 2
Russell Hairston1115514.1 4
Brian Allen6477.8 2
Jim Pratt5336.6 0
Jeff Oliver4184.5 1
Frank Bianchini2136.5 0
Cletis Jones11010.0 0
Chris Brewer11010.0 0
Joe Williams111.0 0
Dave Jacobs1-2-2.0 0


Player X/CA X/CM 2PM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Bernie Ruoff2416066.727414.828
Dave Jacobs103430.016212.517

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Brian Gardner2439116.3 0
Chris Brewer1832918.3 0
Tony Slaton1117415.8 0
Alvin Williams913715.2 0
Russell Hairston3289.3 0
Jim Rafferty12626.0 0
Paul Williams11515.0 0
David Hendley3155.0 0
Jim Pratt4112.8 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Alvin Williams22814.0 0
Jim Rafferty12222.0 0
Maurice Gravely11515.0 0
Brian Allen11111.0 0
Jim Hockaday155.0 0


Defense and Fumbles:

Player Tackle Solo Ast Brup Fum FRec FYds FTD FF K Blk
Alvin Williams31.52958000
Jim Hockaday272382010
Joe Williams232140300
Chris Brewer201765000
Kevin Murphy181641103
Sylvester Bembery181561100
Tony Slaton171543000
David Hendley171469000
Joe Felton17.51391110
Brian Gardner16.51377000
Jim Rafferty141160000
Cletis Jones13.51150100
Russell Hairston9.5910000
Maurice Gravely9902100
Jason Oliver11861010
Larry Friday9820000
Brian Allen8800000
Jim Pratt7700100
Kim Johnson4.5410000
Steve O'Malley3.5230100
Dave Jacobs2200000
Frank Bianchini2200000
Donald Thompson0.5010100
Paul Williams000100
Harold Smith000010
Mike Nease001000

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Jim Hockaday14000084
Alvin Williams070000042
Harold Smith6000036
Bernie Ruoff416028
Russell Hairston40000024
Brian Gardner040000024
Cletis Jones30000018
Dave Jacobs0027013
Jim Rafferty20000012
Brian Allen2000012
Tony Slaton020000012
Joe Williams1000006
Jeff Oliver10006