1997 Tampa Bay Storm Statistics

Arena Football League (Arena League)
Team Record: 8-6
Finishing 2nd in the Arena League's South Division of the National Conference
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Semifinal
Coach: Tim Marcum (8-6)
Location: Tampa, Florida
Attendance: 96,058, Avg. 12,007 in 8 home dates
1997 Tampa Bay Storm Roster
1997 Tampa Bay Storm Results

The Tampa Bay Storm of the Arena Football League ended the 1997 season with a record of 8 wins and 6 losses, finishing second in the Arena League's South Division of the National Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.

Tampa Bay netted 548 points, while the rigid defensive squad allowed 521. Peter Willis threw for 2,846 yards. George LaFrance hauled in 93 balls for 1,131 yards.

Les Barley ran for a team-leading 183 yards for the Storm.

Tracey Perkins intercepted 12 opponent throws. Andre Bowden topped the defensive unit with 4 sacks.

Tim Marcum coached the team. The 1997 Tampa Bay Storm lost in the Semifinal.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
Peter Willis41322554.528466.9419.9194.690.1
Dan White452248.92405.336.736.759.5
Ron Adams221568.21607.329.114.5100.6


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Les Barley431834.3 8
Tony Jones34862.5 5
Andre Bowden31812.6 9
Cedric McKinnon10212.1 1
Ron Adams2147.0 1
Stevie Thomas1-1-1.0 0
Peter Willis12-3-0.2 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
George LaFrance93113112.2 22
Stevie Thomas5473313.6 12
Lawrence Samuels5467812.6 6
Wayne Williams1415110.8 0
Wayne Walker1218515.4 4
Antoine Worthman77410.6 0
Larry Kennedy66911.5 0
Grantis Bell59018.0 1
Walter Sutton55310.6 0
Flint Fleming33210.7 1
Andre Bowden2189.0 0
Lynn Rowland2147.0 0
Tony Woods284.0 0
Tracey Perkins284.0 0
Les Barley122.0 0


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Rich Fall383386.8201050.063
Terry Belden251664.011327.325

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
George LaFrance70120017.1 1
Wayne Walker917018.9 0
Stevie Thomas4174.2 0
Cornell Parker177.0 0
Tracey Perkins111.0 0
Lawrence Samuels100.0 0
Grantis Bell100.0 0
Wayne Williams100.0 0
Antoine Worthman3-3-1.0 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Tracey Perkins12826.8 1
Stevie Thomas24824.0 0
Lawrence Samuels166.0 0
Tracy Sanders100.0 0
Johnnie Harris100.0 0


Defense and Fumbles:

Player Tackle Solo Ast Brup Fum FRec FYds FTD FF K Blk
Tracey Perkins4240420000
Antoine Worthman4135123000
Tracy Sanders33.53232100
Lawrence Samuels312783200
Johnnie Harris26.52457000
Stevie Thomas25.52352000
Wayne Williams21.516114000
Tony Jones16.51610000
Les Barley2115121111
Flint Fleming14.51332110
Sylvester Bembery161283000
Andre Bowden131220110
Willie Wyatt11.5952112
Lynn Rowland9.5752110
Tony Woods7.5710000
Wilky Bazile7700000
Larry Kennedy7620000
Cedric McKinnon7620000
Mike Kerr6.5612000
Mike Thornton6600000
Terry Beauford5500000
Kent Wells3.5311000
George LaFrance2.5210000
Peter Willis2200100
Earl Scott2200000
Jerold Jeffcoat3.5150000
Jackie Kellogg2120000
Wayne Walker1100000
Terry Belden1100000
Rich Fall1100000

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
George LaFrance2210000138
Stevie Thomas0120000072
Rich Fall01033063
Andre Bowden90000054
Les Barley80000048
Lawrence Samuels60000036
Tony Jones5000030
Terry Belden0316025
Wayne Walker40000024
Flint Fleming100006
Cedric McKinnon100006
Tracey Perkins0010006
Grantis Bell100006
Ron Adams10006