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1996 Albany Firebirds
Regular Season: 10-4
May 04Charlotte63-3213,029
May 10at San Jose40-6915,561
May 18Minnesota85-3011,712
May 24at Connecticut58-267,539
Jun 01St Louis56-6612,015
Jun 08Memphis67-2111,764
Jun 15at Iowa46-5511,411
Jun 21at Charlotte88-366,898
Jun 29Connecticut59-4511,117
Jul 06Orlando53-4111,079
Jul 12at Tampa Bay52-65 (OT)13,202
Jul 20at Florida66-633,601
Jul 27Texas86-2412,345
Aug 02at Milwaukee54-4916,411
Playoffs
Aug 10Milwaukee70-5811,613
Aug 17at Iowa55-6211,411
Albany Firebirds
Arena:
Times Union Center
(Albany, NY)

Coached By:
Mike Hohensee

For more franchise history see also...
Indiana Firebirds
(2001-2004)

Other franchises that have played in this area are ...
Albany Conquest
(2002-2008)
Albany Firebirds
(2009)
Albany AFL
()

Awards
Individual Award Winners
 Offensive Player of the Year Eddie Brown
 Defensive Player of the Year David McLeod
 Micatin Kicker of the Year Pete Elezovic
First Team All-Arena Team
 OS Eddie Brown
Second Team All-Arena Team
 QB Mike Perez
 WR/DB David McLeod
 OL/DL Jerome Brown
 K Pete Elezovic
1996 Albany Statistics
Rushing
 RushYdsTD
Chad Dukes21756
Jim Kitts7513
Eddie Brown16448
Rodney Smith11382
Leroy Thompson5112
Matt Carman3100
Mike Pawlawski260
Jeff Ellis150
Jerome Brown130
Anthony Stinnett121
Fred Gayles110
Pete Elezovic1-60
Mike Perez6-150
Team7622522
Passing
 CompAtt%YdsTDINTQB Rat.
Mike Perez26243560.241538416116.3
Mike Pawlawski233565.729650127.8
Khari Jones3475.04900115.6
Team28847460.844988916117.8
Receiving
 ReceptYdsTD
Eddie Brown113168541
Fred Gayles477128
David McLeod3576116
Anthony Stinnett263025
Willie Culpepper204199
Rodney Smith91141
Steven Jerry91143
Terry Smith71191
Chad Dukes4451
Matt Carman4431
David Caldwell3310
David Patten2370
Tony Bowick2241
Greg Hopkins291
Michael Clark1440
Jim Kitts1220
Leroy Thompson190
Mark Valvo160
Jerome Brown121
Team288449889
Kick Returns
 ReturnsYdsTD
Eddie Brown6313072
Fred Gayles132360
Steven Jerry6950
Willie Culpepper3250
David McLeod2561
Anthony Stinnett2110
Matt Carman1140
Greg Hopkins160
Team9117503
Kicking
 FGM4ptFGA%XPM2ptXPA%Pts
Pete Elezovic1903357.698011089.1155
Team1903357.698011089.1155
Defensive Stats
 TackAstTotSacksPBFFFRBlkIntYdsTDs
Michael Clark801587.50.06000000
David McLeod678710.0741011791
Larry Jones501758.50.050103180
Fred Gayles3610411.081503160
Chad Dukes268302.00130100
Anthony Stinnett2314301.01130200
Steven Jerry2410290.020002230
Rodney Smith154173.06010000
Jerome Brown111116.58.01110000
Kyle Moore-Brown11915.50.00011000
Marshall Roberts124140.040001151
Leroy Thompson9310.51.00000000
Jim Kitts84101.01000000
David Caldwell759.50.01000000
Willie Culpepper658.50.031002390
Mark Valvo6480.00000000
Terry Smith3660.01000000
Greg Hopkins3660.00000000
Tony Bowick4251.05010000
Mitch Suplee2651.00110000
Pete Elezovic5050.00100000
Matt Carman5050.01000160
Steve Brannon313.50.01000000
Mike Pawlawski3030.00000000
Alan Symonette3030.00000000
Reggie Barlow212.50.02011000
Charlie Davidson1010.00000000
Jeff Ellis1010.00000000
Eddie Brown1010.01000000
Team42715358019.05611192261962
Lifetime Records
ArenaBowl Championships1
ArenaBowl Appearances1
Overall88-60
Home54-22
Away34-38
Neutral Site0-0
Overtime1-3
Reg. Season82-52
Playoffs6-8
Attendance 852,844
Average 11,221
Most Points
At Home07-27-199686Texas Terror
On Road06-21-199688Charlotte Rage
Least Points
At Home06-09-199016Washington Commandos
On Road07-20-199016Detroit Drive
Largest Victory
At Home07-27-199686-24Texas Terror
On Road06-21-199688-36Charlotte Rage
Worst Loss
At Home07-06-199021-50Detroit Drive
On Road07-09-199319-65Detroit Drive
Most Points Against
At Home06-26-199977Iowa Barnstormers
On Road07-26-199777Arizona Rattlers
Least Points Against
At Home07-17-19939Cincinnati Rockers
On Road06-22-199117Columbus Thunderbolts
Longest Streaks
Wins10
Home Wins8
Road Wins4
Losses6
Home Losses2
Road Losses5
Home Attendance
Highest06-25-199413,652Orlando Predators
Lowest06-09-19907,813Washington Commandos