1997 Orlando Predators Statistics

Arena Football League (Arena League)
Team Record: 10-4
Finishing 1st in the Arena League's South Division of the National Conference
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Semifinal
Coach: Perry Moss (10-4)
Location: Orlando, Florida
Attendance: 102,528, Avg. 14,647 in 7 home dates
1997 Orlando Predators Roster
1997 Orlando Predators Results

The Orlando Predators of the Arena Football League ended the 1997 season with a record of 10 wins and 4 losses, finishing first in the Arena League's South Division of the National Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.

Defensively, the Predators yielded 505 points, fewest in the league. Orlando netted 678 points. Scott Semptimphelter threw for 1,859 yards, and Pat O'Hara threw the ball, too. Barry Wagner snagged 99 passes for 1,527 yards.

Paul McGowan carried the ball for a team-best 209 yards, and Mike McClenton also aided the ground game.

Chris Barber picked off 7 opponent throws. Paul McGowan sacked quarterbacks 6 times, leading the way for a team which created 32 sacks.

Perry Moss coached the team. The 1997 Orlando Predators lost in the Semifinal.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Scott Semptimphelter24413756.118597.63614.862.545110.0
Pat O'Hara1569158.311747.51610.363.836100.2
Brad Lebo18950.01297.2316.7316.72773.6


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Paul McGowan462094.5 2
Mike McClenton401614.0 4
Barry Wagner481372.9 17
Jeff Parker10515.1 1
Mac Cody13838.0 1
Jerry Odom7334.7 1
Pat O'Hara7142.0 0
Scott Semptimphelter12100.8 1
Brad Lebo133.0 0
Corris Ervin122.0 0
John Clark100.0 0
Tony Young1-1-1.0 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Barry Wagner99152715.4 31
Jeff Parker4448411.0 4
Alex Shell3241012.8 6
Bruce LaSane1719911.7 3
Mac Cody1620412.8 2
Victor Hall6559.2 2
Tony Young59118.2 4
Kelvin Ingram56312.6 2
Paul McGowan56012.0 0
Mike McClenton5357.0 1
Jerry Odom11313.0 0
Jeff Faulkner188.0 0
Eric Drakes133.0 0


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Franco Grilla736284.9351337.1101
Charlie Baumann8787.55240.013

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Jeff Parker4280419.1 1
Mac Cody1946624.5 3
Barry Wagner1624615.4 2
Tony Young311739.0 0
David Pool12222.0 0
Bruce LaSane111.0 0
Jeff Faulkner100.0 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Chris Barber720.3 0
Barry Wagner6477.8 0
Corris Ervin4164.0 0
Alex Shell11010.0 0
Jerry Odom144.0 0
Victor Hall133.0 0


Defense and Fumbles:

Player Tackle Solo Ast Brup Fum FRec FYds FTD FF K Blk
Chris Barber58.557326220
Corris Ervin52.54898000
Barry Wagner393747220
David Pool282566010
Alex Shell222122110
Paul McGowan2419102210
Victor Hall181646231
Bruce LaSane151341110
Jerry Sharp13.51150210
Kelvin Ingram12.51131000
Mike McClenton121040000
Jerry Odom10.5932110
Eric Drakes10843000
Jeff Faulkner9822000
Webbie Burnett6.5610220
Curtis Cotton6520100
Skip McClendon4400000
Rick Schaaf4321100
Tony Young2.5210000
Jeff Parker2.5210000
Franco Grilla2200000
Sam Hairston1.5110000
Scott Semptimphelter1100000
Pat O'Hara1100000

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Barry Wagner173120000300
Franco Grilla013620101
Alex Shell6000036
Jeff Parker141000036
Mac Cody12300036
Mike McClenton41000030
Tony Young040000024
Bruce LaSane30000018
Charlie Baumann27013
Paul McGowan20000012
Victor Hall2000012
Kelvin Ingram2000012
Jerry Odom1000006
Scott Semptimphelter100006