1998 San Jose SaberCats Statistics

Arena Football League (Arena League)
Team Record: 7-7
Finishing 2nd in the Arena League's West Division of the American Conference
Postseason: 0-1 Lost Quarterfinal
Coach: Todd Shell (7-7)
Location: San Jose, California
Attendance: 100,811, Avg. 14,402 in 7 home dates
1998 San Jose SaberCats Roster
1998 San Jose SaberCats Results

The San Jose SaberCats of the Arena Football League ended the 1998 season with a record of 7 wins and 7 losses, finishing second in the Arena League's West Division of the American Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

The SaberCats ran up 659 points, and the rigid defensive squad surrendered 643. Ron Lopez threw for 2,769 yards. Steve Papin grabbed 84 passes for 1,258 yards.

Mike Maslowski carried the ball for a team-best 149 yards for San Jose.

Tommy Jones picked off 11 opponent throws. Sam Hernandez topped pass rushers with 5 sacks.

Todd Shell coached the team. The 1998 San Jose SaberCats lost in the Quarterfinal.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Ron Lopez35220056.827697.94713.482.348112.3
Jared Brown563155.44548.1610.723.645102.8
Cree Morris381744.72556.737.925.34771.7
Bryan Martin13646.21199.2215.4323.13578.7


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Mike Maslowski331494.5 7
Steve Papin391002.6 9
Mike Jones18462.6 4
Leonard Nelson14433.1 1
Shalon Baker242.0 0
Jared Brown133.0 0
Bryan Martin210.5 0
Cree Morris1-5-5.0 0
Ron Lopez7-5-0.7 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Steve Papin84125815.0 19
Shalon Baker5881514.1 16
Melvin Phillips2637914.6 6
Kyle Gary2433714.0 6
Ty Peace2024112.0 3
Cornel West1218615.5 2
Mike Maslowski10868.6 0
Sam Hernandez59218.4 2
Mike Jones56212.4 1
Ramon Luster36020.0 2
Leonard Nelson23316.5 0
Alfonzo Browning22914.5 1
Tommy Jones2189.0 0
Jared Brown166.0 0


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Billy Stoyanovich867486.0451737.8125

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Steve Papin83183422.1 4
Shalon Baker12222.0 0
Ty Peace2178.5 0
Cornel West273.5 0
Kyle Gary242.0 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tommy Jones11847.6 0
Pat McGuirk5275.4 0
Ty Peace284.0 0
Shalon Baker210.5 0
Herschel Currie200.0 0
Kyle Gary11717.0 1
Matt Keneley133.0 0
Cornel West111.0 0
Michael Williams100.0 0


Player No. Yds Avg.
Sam Hernandez5.00.0
Leonard Nelson4.00.0
Mike Jones2.00.0
Matt Keneley1.00.0
Ramon Luster1.00.0
Howard Butler1.00.0

Defense and Fumbles:

Player Tackle Solo Ast Brup Fum FRec FYds FTD FF
Pat McGuirk6255142200
Tommy Jones4638161130
Shalon Baker33.52125220
Melvin Phillips32.52123202
Leonard Nelson23198723
Michael Williams21194200
Ty Peace18.5157300
Mike Maslowski211414201
Kyle Gary16.5137230
Sam Hernandez1194512
Cornel West10.593101
Ramon Luster12.589300
Mike Jones1288001
Sai Poulivaati1068210
Herschel Currie7.555000
Howard Butler6.553011
Steve Papin7.547100
Billy Stoyanovich644000
Joe O'Brien5.543101
Matt Keneley542010
Ron Lopez440000
Marlin Brown738000
Alfonzo Browning4.533001
Kevin Clemens2.521000
Curt MacFarlane212000
Larry Stallworth110010
Jared Brown110000

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Steve Papin91940000192
Billy Stoyanovich017740125
Shalon Baker0160000096
Mike Maslowski70000042
Kyle Gary60100042
Melvin Phillips6000036
Mike Jones41000030
Ty Peace30000018
Sam Hernandez2000012
Cornel West20000012
Ramon Luster2000012
Alfonzo Browning100006
Leonard Nelson1000006