1988 New York Knights Statistics

Arena Football League (Arena League)
Team Record: 2-10
Finishing 6th in the Arena League
Coach: Jim Valek (2-10)
Location: New York, New York
Attendance: 46,565, Avg. 7,761 in 6 home dates
1988 New York Knights Roster
1988 New York Knights Results

The New York Knights of the Arena Football League ended the 1988 season with a record of 2 wins and 10 losses, finishing sixth in the Arena League.

The Knights scored 342 points, but the defensive unit allowed 510. Jim Crocicchia tossed for 1,601 yards. Edwin Lovelady paced pass catchers, snagging 40 passes for 560 yards.

Johnny Shepherd ran for a team-best 85 yards for New York, and Derek Hughes also contributed to the rushing attack.

Stan Hunter, Elbert Gray, Edwin Lovelady and Al Washington each seized 2 opponent throws. Quinton Knight sacked opposing passers 9 times.

Jim Valek coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Jim Crocicchia23811146.616016.72610.993.8472918889.6
Mark Casale996060.65155.233.055.12985463.3
Stan Yagiello481735.42645.536.212.1451766.7
Edwin Lovelady200.
Totals38718848.623806.1328.3153.947 38249


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Johnny Shepherd24853.5 4
Derek Hughes18804.4 1
Edwin Lovelady331.0 0
Al Neri210.5 0
AJ Sebastianelli1-1-1.0 0
Stan Yagiello4-3-0.8 0
Jim Crocicchia13-12-0.9 3
Mark Casale5-13-2.6 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Edwin Lovelady4056014.0 11
Stan Hunter2940714.0 4
Vince Courville2831311.2 3
Greg Best2438316.0 5
Al Washington2330813.4 5
Lewis Bennett211979.4 3
Pat Morrison11898.1 0
Mark Streeter3279.0 0
Rex Motes3113.7 0
Ken Sanders22010.0 0
Jim Mauro13232.0 0
AJ Sebastianelli11919.0 0
Johnny Shepherd11111.0 1
Derek Hughes133.0 0


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Jack Kratochvil171058.838718.431
Eric Schubert11654.51417.19
Jim Mauro100.0200.00
Greg Best00200.00

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Vince Courville3362218.8 2
Edwin Lovelady1624415.2 1
Rex Motes47719.2 0
Stan Hunter34414.7 0
Greg Best5397.8 0
Lewis Bennett23316.5 0
Pat Morrison22914.5 0
Ken Sanders12222.0 0
Al Washington11717.0 0
Alec Gibson273.5 0
Mark Streeter166.0 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Stan Hunter25025.0 0
Edwin Lovelady2136.5 0
Elbert Gray231.5 0
Al Washington200.0 0
Mark Streeter11111.0 0
Pat Morrison122.0 0


Player No. Yds Avg.
Quinton Knight9.00.0
AJ Sebastianelli2.00.0
Johnny Shepherd2.00.0
Alec Gibson2.00.0
Derek Hughes2.00.0
Pete Walters1.00.0
John Reed1.00.0
Chris Jones1.00.0

Defense and Fumbles:

Player Tackle Solo Ast Brup Fum FRec FYds FTD FF K Blk
Vince Courville48431015100
Elbert Gray3834814110
Johnny Shepherd332980310
Stan Hunter30.52856100
Edwin Lovelady3124142210
Lewis Bennett232223000
Rex Motes232221000
Al Washington22.52056200
Greg Best211865310
Pete Walters171380012
Quinton Knight16.51370000
Mark Streeter14.51255000
AJ Sebastianelli131220000
Alec Gibson12.51131101
Pat Morrison121120000
Walt Housman13.51070000
Derek Hughes6.5610011
Chris Jones7.5550100
Jim Mauro5.5432000
Pete Raeford3302000
John Reed2122000
Mark Grandy1101000
Jack Kratochvil1100000
Eric Schubert1100000
Ken Sanders0.5010000
Jim Crocicchia000100

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Edwin Lovelady0111000072
Jack Kratochvil0710031
Greg Best50000030
Johnny Shepherd41000030
Vince Courville32000030
Al Washington50000030
Stan Hunter40000024
Jim Crocicchia3000018
Lewis Bennett30000018
Eric Schubert01609
Derek Hughes1000006