2001 Birmingham Thunderbolts Statistics

Team Record: 2-8
Finishing 4th in the XFL's East Division
Coach: Gerry DiNardo (2-8-)
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Attendance: 85,012, Avg. 17,002 in 5 home dates
2001 Birmingham Thunderbolts Roster
2001 Birmingham Thunderbolts Results

The Birmingham Thunderbolts of the XFL ended the 2001 season with a record of 2 wins and 8 losses, finishing fourth in the XFL's East Division.

Birmingham managed just 131 points, worst in the league, while the shaky defensive squad gave up 239, most in the circuit. Casey Weldon threw for 1,228 yards. Stepfret Williams led the receiving corps, hauling in 51 receptions for 828 yards. Quincy Jackson was targeted regularly also.

James Bostic rushed for a team-high 536 yards for the Thunderbolts.

Eric Sloan picked off 4 errant tosses from the opposition. Cedric Pittman and Quinton Reese each topped the defensive unit with 3 sacks.

Gerry DiNardo coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Casey Weldon16410262.212287.574.353.080t74486.6
Graham Leigh974445.44995.111.066.23686239.0
Jay Barker653756.94256.511.557.792t106449.8
Joe Douglass11100.02222.01100.000.022t00158.3
Totals32718456.321746.6103.1164.992 25170


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
James Bostic1535363.556 2
Curtis Alexander18814.519 0
Casey Weldon20301.516 0
Jay Barker5265.217 0
Graham Leigh2147.012 0
Steve Smith11313.013 0
Joe Douglass1-5-5.0-5 0
Totals2006953.556 2


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Stepfret Williams5182816.292t2
Quincy Jackson4553111.836t6
Ed Smith251957.816 1
Kaipo McGuire231817.923 0
James Bostic1217214.350 0
Joe Douglass1011411.427 0
Steve Smith8546.815 0
Reggie Johnson3155.00
Damon Gourdine23115.516 1
Kevin Drake22914.527 0
Curtis Alexander2157.512 0
Nick Savoie199.00
Totals184217411.892 10


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Brad Palazzo14750.021


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Brad Palazzo40144736.250

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Stepfret Williams221667.595t1
Quincy Jackson4143.511 0
Eric Sloan284.00
Toya Jones1-1-1.0-1 0
Calvin Jackson2-1-0.50
Totals311866.095 1

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Curtis Alexander1531821.263 0
Eric Sloan1324719.029 0
Damon Gourdine69515.823 0
Steve Smith68414.036 0
Eric Hickson35518.332 0
Cedric Pittman22211.018 0
Quincy Jackson11818.018 0
Reggie Johnson11414.014 0
Kaipo McGuire155.00
Scott Thompson144.00
Totals4986217.663 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Eric Sloan416340.870t2
Duane Butler19898.098t1
Johnny Mitchell100.00
Toya Jones100.00
Calvin Jackson100.00
Totals826132.698 3


Player No. Yds Avg.
Cedric Pittman3.000.0
Quinton Reese3.000.0
Johnny Mitchell2.000.0
Charles Preston2.000.0
Fred Perry1.000.0
Sedrick Curry1.000.0
Keith Franklin1.000.0
Jimmy Brumbaugh1.000.0
Patrick Scott1.000.0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Quincy Jackson06000000036
Brad Palazzo00000700021
Stepfret Williams02100020020
James Bostic20000010013
Eric Sloan00002000012
Duane Butler0000100006
Damon Gourdine0100000006
Keith Franklin00000100006
Ed Smith0100002008
Curtis Alexander0000001001
Kaipo McGuire0000001001
Steve Smith0000001001