2001 New York/New Jersey Hitmen Statistics

Team Record: 4-6
Finishing 3rd in the XFL's East Division
Coach: Rusty Tillman (4-6-)
Location: East Rutherford, New Jersey
Attendance: 141,545, Avg. 28,309 in 5 home dates
2001 New York/New Jersey Hitmen Roster
2001 New York/New Jersey Hitmen Results

The New York/New Jersey Hitmen of the XFL ended the 2001 season with a record of 4 wins and 6 losses, finishing third in the XFL's East Division.

New York/New Jersey stumbled, scoring only 132 points, while the defensive unit yielded 145. Wally Richardson passed for 812 yards, and Charles Puleri spent time under center also. Zola Davis topped all receivers, snagging 29 passes, while Kirby Dar Dar added 405 receiving yards, while Anthony DiCosmo was targeted regularly as well.

Joe Aska ran for a team-leading 329 yards for the Hitmen.

Joey Eloms picked off 4 errant tosses from the opposition. Israel Raybon led pass rushers with 5 sacks.

Rusty Tillman coached the team.

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Player Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Sacked Yds Lost Rating
Wally Richardson1428358.58125.764.264.233t1710771.1
Charles Puleri642945.34116.423.123.177t43964.0
Corte McGuffey482552.13296.900.024.25453856.7
Zola Davis11100.07474.01100.000.074t00158.3
Mike Archie100.
Kirby Dar Dar100.
Dino Philyaw100.000.000.01100.00000.0
Totals25813853.516266.393.5114.377 26184


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Joe Aska823294.042 3
Wally Richardson261485.724 0
Keith Elias371153.128 0
Dino Philyaw32692.214 0
Michael Blair16613.819 0
Mike Archie17422.52
Corte McGuffey8334.10
Kirby Dar Dar4317.821 0
Leo Araguz177.00
Fred Brock100.00
Charles Puleri8-35-4.40
Totals2328003.442 5


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Zola Davis2937813.026 4
Anthony DiCosmo2626810.330 0
Kirby Dar Dar2240518.477t2
Fred Brock1515510.330 0
Mike Archie1212510.433t2
Michael Blair10737.314 0
Marcus Hinton611619.354 1
Joe Aska6244.012 0
Dino Philyaw4338.216 0
Keith Elias400.00
Ryan Collins33812.723 0
Bob Rosenstiel11111.011 0
Totals138162611.877 9


Player X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
Leo Araguz16743.821


Player No. Yds Avg. Long
Leo Araguz44178840.658
Corte McGuffey15151.051
Michael Blair12828.028

Punt Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Kirby Dar Dar2628711.040 0
Fred Brock3299.718 0
Brad Trout22110.521 0
Mike Archie6162.717 0
Tyree Talton188.00
Totals383619.540 0

Kick Returns:

Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Kirby Dar Dar2248522.037 0
Butler By'not'e1431022.141 0
Ron Merkerson100.00
Totals3779521.541 0


Player No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
Joey Eloms47819.576t1
Damen Wheeler33511.723 0
Donnie Caldwell26331.546t1
Brad Trout12828.021 0
Tawambi Settles144.00
Tyree Talton100.00
Dwayne Sabb100.00
Israel Raybon100.00
Totals1420814.976 2


Player No. Yds Avg.
Israel Raybon5.000.0
Chris Maumalanga4.000.0
Dwayne Sabb4.000.0
Tim Beauchamp3.000.0
Ron Merkerson3.000.0
Brad Trout2.000.0
Tyree Talton1.000.0
Mike Barber1.000.0
Haven Fields1.000.0
Ben Hanks1.000.0
Lamont Bryant1.000.0
Henry Slay1.000.0
Bernard Russ1.000.0

Defense and Fumbles:

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Player Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
Mike Archie22000000024
Zola Davis04000010025
Leo Araguz00000700021
Joe Aska30000010019
Kirby Dar Dar02000000012
Marcus Hinton0100001007
Ron Merkerson00000100006
Joey Eloms0000100006
Donnie Caldwell0000100006
Dino Philyaw0000001001
Ryan Collins0000003003