1996 Tampa Bay Storm Statistics

Arena Football League (Arena League)
Team Record: 12-2
Finishing 1st in the Arena League's South Division of the National Conference
Postseason: 3-0 Won Championship
Coach: Tim Marcum (12-2)
Location: Tampa, Florida
Attendance: 104,307, Avg. 14,901 in 7 home dates
1996 Tampa Bay Storm Roster
1996 Tampa Bay Storm Results

The Tampa Bay Storm of the Arena Football League ended the 1996 season with a record of 12 wins and 2 losses, finishing first in the Arena League's South Division of the National Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-0.

The defense proved to be a force, as the Storm relinquished 504 points, fewest in the league. Tampa Bay ran up 699 points. Jay Gruden led the charge, passing for 3,626 yards. George LaFrance hauled in 100 passes for 1,258 yards. Stevie Thomas was targeted regularly, too.

Cedric McKinnon carried the ball for a team-leading 166 yards.

Johnnie Harris intercepted 6 opponent throws. Lynn Rowland topped pass rushers with 5 sacks, part of an overall team total of 24 sacks.

Tim Marcum coached the team. The 1996 Tampa Bay Storm won the Championship.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Jay Gruden44727561.536268.17015.7143.1441593113.7
Connell Maynor6350.0467.7116.700.02000115.3
Totals45327861.436728.17115.7143.144 1593


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Cedric McKinnon491663.4 8
Tony Jones25572.3 7
Ivan Caesar27572.1 4
Lynn Rowland551.0 1
Stevie Thomas231.5 1
Robert Jackson111.0 0
Connell Maynor2-1-0.5 0
Jay Gruden8-14-1.8 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
George LaFrance100125812.6 30
Stevie Thomas74108914.7 21
Lonnie Turner4357613.4 9
Wayne Williams2233815.4 5
Lawrence Samuels1823713.2 1
Joe March6183.0 0
Ivan Caesar33311.0 0
Lynn Rowland3258.3 3
Antoine Worthman3248.0 1
Cedric McKinnon22613.0 1
Tony Jones12323.0 0
Tracey Perkins11515.0 0
Eddie Brown11010.0 0
Lamar Rogers100.0 0


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Jorge Cimadevilla897483.127622.292

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
George LaFrance85157018.5 2
Lonnie Turner11010.0 0
Lawrence Samuels451.2 0
Wayne Williams242.0 0
Stevie Thomas133.0 0
Jorge Cimadevilla100.0 0
Tony Jones100.0 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Johnnie Harris6569.3 0
Tracey Perkins5397.8 1
Wayne Williams400.0 0
Stevie Thomas34113.7 1
Lawrence Samuels2189.0 1
Richard Carey100.0 0


Defense and Fumbles:

Player Tackle Solo Ast Brup Fum FRec FYds FTD FF K Blk
Tracey Perkins51.548712000
Lawrence Samuels42.53892310
Johnnie Harris40.538511200
Richard Carey353347000
Stevie Thomas323042110
Wayne Williams30.52773020
Lynn Rowland242084001
Corris Ervin22.52058000
Antoine Worthman18.51733000
Tony Jones18.51570100
Willie Fears171381011
Cedric McKinnon121042100
Kent Wells10.51014000
Sylvester Bembery10.51013010
Jorge Cimadevilla9.5910000
Ivan Caesar9.5830100
Joe March7.5713001
Tracy Sanders6.5611100
Willie Wyatt6.5610011
Lamar Rogers5420000
Jerold Jeffcoat3220000
Jay Gruden2200100
Terry Beauford1100000
Eddie Brown1100000

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
George LaFrance302000192
Stevie Thomas12101000138
Jorge Cimadevilla00674092
Cedric McKinnon81000054
Lonnie Turner9000054
Tony Jones700000042
Wayne Williams50000030
Lynn Rowland13000024
Ivan Caesar40000024
Lawrence Samuels10100012
Antoine Worthman100006
Tracey Perkins010006