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1998 Houston ThunderBears
Regular Season: 8-6
May 01at Nashville40-6410,080
May 09Florida41-354,629
May 16at Tampa Bay25-5610,009
May 22Arizona57-583,812
May 30Iowa55-213,606
Jun 08at Florida36-832,795
Jun 13at Grand Rapids80-369,105
Jun 20Milwaukee61-553,879
Jun 27at Iowa72-659,286
Jul 03Tampa Bay46-623,691
Jul 10Grand Rapids63-493,532
Jul 18at Milwaukee39-2714,265
Jul 23at Portland64-5610,293
Jul 31San Jose55-659,734
Playoffs
Aug 07at Arizona36-5013,151
Houston ThunderBears
Arena:
Compaq Center
(Houston, TX)

Coached By:
Steve Thonn


For more franchise history see also...
Texas Terror
(1996-1997)

Awards
First Team All-Arena Team
 WR/DB Rodney Blackshear
All-Ironman Team
 WR/DB Rodney Blackshear
1998 Houston Statistics
Rushing
 RushYdsTD
Shawn Washington29817
Jeff Mitchell12331
Deryl Lane13271
Clint Dolezel17165
Mike Hold Jr3-20
Team7415514
Passing
 CompAtt%YdsTDINTQB Rat.
Clint Dolezel34355861.542288117108.5
Mike Hold Jr142263.613630115.0
Team35758061.643648417108.7
Receiving
 ReceptYdsTD
Robert Hall95120817
Rodney Blackshear6987117
Bernard Holmes4664014
Ben Bronson455808
Lloyd Hill374128
Chris Ford313309
Terence Davis10944
Shawn Washington8642
Murray Garrett7653
Deryl Lane3341
Edwin Howard2400
Mitchell Benson2201
Clint Dolezel140
Dwayne Ware120
Team357436484
Kick Returns
 ReturnsYdsTD
Rodney Blackshear344920
Dwayne Ware172390
Ben Bronson162600
Bernard Holmes132931
Robert Hall9910
Mike Hold Jr1210
Joe Carollo1150
Thomas McGaughey1100
Carlos Fowler100
Team9314211
Kicking
 FGM4ptFGA%XPM2ptXPA%Pts
Richard DeFelice801650.0901560.033
Kyle Bryant401040.03404379.146
Rich Fall10520.01802090.021
Team1303141.96107878.2100
Defensive Stats
 TackAstTotSacksPBFFFRBlkIntYdsTDs
Thomas McGaughey381545.50.010310300
Lance Thomas3012360.01000000
Maurice Smith23927.50.02020190
Rodney Blackshear236260.0500041041
Rodney Ray20924.50.08300000
Deryl Lane18922.52.01031000
Fernando Thomas17519.50.04100000
Jeff Mitchell16518.52.01010000
Dwayne Ware16317.51.02200160
Junior Soli Jr1210173.02011000
Lloyd Hill81716.50.000302150
Shawn Washington12715.51.01000000
Chris Ford114131.02000120
Luke Yarnell9511.50.00000000
Verone McKinley100100.02000000
Carlos Fowler68100.00000000
Murray Garrett759.51.02210000
Bernard Holmes839.50.01120001
Mitchell Benson6480.02100000
Michael Harrison7280.00000000
Ben Bronson6270.00000000
Carlos Timmons313.50.00000000
Mike Hold Jr1220.00000000
Joe Carollo2020.00010000
Kyle Bryant111.50.00000000
Robert Hall111.50.00000000
Richard DeFelice111.50.00000000
Clint Dolezel1010.00000000
Rich Fall1010.00000000
Terence Davis010.50.00000000
Walter Shelton Jr010.50.00000000
Lawann Latson010.50.01000000
Edwin Howard010.50.00010000
Team31415046411.04713162121362
Lifetime Records
ArenaBowl Championships0
ArenaBowl Appearances0
Overall18-39
Home9-12
Away8-22
Neutral Site1-5
Overtime2-2
Reg. Season18-38
Playoffs0-1
Attendance 101,896
Average 3,773
Most Points
At Home05-14-199975Milwaukee Mustangs
On Road06-13-199880Grand Rapids Rampage
Least Points
At Home04-22-200035Nashville Kats
On Road04-15-200014San Jose SaberCats
Largest Victory
At Home05-30-199855-21Iowa Barnstormers
On Road06-13-199880-36Grand Rapids Rampage
Worst Loss
At Home04-23-199936-69Iowa Barnstormers
On Road07-21-200127-80San Jose SaberCats
Most Points Against
At Home05-13-200073Iowa Barnstormers
On Road06-08-199883Florida Bobcats
Least Points Against
At Home05-30-199821Iowa Barnstormers
On Road07-18-199827Milwaukee Mustangs
Longest Streaks
Wins3
Home Wins2
Road Wins4
Losses9
Home Losses3
Road Losses6
Home Attendance
Highest07-31-19989,734San Jose SaberCats
Lowest05-01-19991,517Grand Rapids Rampage