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1999 Albany Firebirds
Preseason
Apr 09at Milwaukee45-470
Apr 17at Iowa39-606,792
Regular Season: 11-3
Apr 24at Tampa Bay49-4210,436
May 02at New Jersey51-528,461
May 07at New England77-428,869
May 15Buffalo51-4112,011
May 22Arizona59-5410,043
May 28at Orlando38-4513,107
Jun 07Orlando62-549,871
Jun 12New Jersey38-3411,452
Jun 21at Buffalo54-349,429
Jun 26Iowa76-779,046
Jul 02New England72-469,279
Jul 09at Nashville61-5911,564
Jul 24Florida71-3913,069
Jul 30at Houston63-554,729
Playoffs
Aug 07Grand Rapids55-4510,671
Aug 14Arizona73-4710,043
Aug 21Orlando59-4813,652
Albany Firebirds
Arena:
Times Union Center
(Albany, NY)

Coached By:
Mike Dailey

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
 NAYA Offensive Player of the Year Eddie Brown
 Head Coach of the Year Mike Dailey
First Team All-Arena Team
 QB Mike Pawlawski
 OS Eddie Brown
 OL/DL Joe Jacobs
 DS Derek Stingley
Second Team All-Arena Team
 OL/DL Jon Krick
All-Ironman Team
 WR/LB Greg Hopkins
 OL/DL Joe Jacobs
All-Rookie Team
 WR/DB Van Johnson
1999 Albany Statistics
Rushing
 RushYdsTD
Tim Brown471456
Leroy Thompson251242
Jamie McGourty5381
Mike Pawlawski7312
Mike Waldron5212
Eddie Brown5103
Jay Jones170
Jeff Loots251
Van Johnson221
Greg Hopkins1-40
Team10037918
Passing
 CompAtt%YdsTDINTQB Rat.
Mike Pawlawski29444266.53864797126.9
Jeff Loots264261.935071118.1
Van Johnson11100.04210158.3
Team32148566.24256878126.5
Receiving
 ReceptYdsTD
Eddie Brown138185845
Greg Hopkins6689218
Van Johnson5270913
Jay Jones324106
Carl Sacco121611
Na'il Benjamin6581
Leroy Thompson5441
Tim Brown5421
Jamie McGourty1381
Mark Valvo1190
Chris Snyder1120
Cornelius White180
Jon Krick150
Team321425687
Kick Returns
 ReturnsYdsTD
Van Johnson387671
Jay Jones316161
Eddie Brown111221
Na'il Benjamin71290
Greg Hopkins3121
Joe Jacobs1160
Cornelius White1140
Sean Tremblay110
John Summerday100
Team9416774
Kicking
 FGM4ptFGA%XPM2ptXPA%Pts
Don Silvestri601637.5102011191.9120
Team601637.5102011191.9120
Defensive Stats
 TackAstTotSacksPBFFFRBlkIntYdsTDs
Derek Stingley6430790.0270002371
Chris Lawson523167.50.0120103200
Carl Sacco243340.50.04210190
Greg Hopkins241933.50.072302502
Van Johnson20924.50.060001160
Tim Brown166190.00000000
Evan Hlavacek146170.031201100
Joe Jacobs128166.05310000
Jon Krick13515.54.54000000
Tommy Johnson13515.50.02000000
Jay Jones12514.50.08000000
Leroy Thompson98130.00000000
Montrell Williams6910.50.03000100
Chris Snyder76100.00020000
Na'il Benjamin717.50.00000000
Kyle Moore-Brown637.50.00011000
Don Silvestri616.50.00000000
Johnnie Hicks4460.01000000
Jamie McGourty2650.01000000
John Sikora233.51.52200000
Sean Tremblay233.50.00000000
Cedric White212.50.00000000
Eddie Brown2020.00000000
Mark Valvo0420.01000000
Mike Waldron111.50.00000000
John Summerday0211.00000000
Mike Pawlawski1010.00000000
Team32120953013.08610111111423
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