Gladiators Announce Final Team Roster

CLEVELAND – The Arena Football League’s Cleveland Gladiators kick off their eighth season in Northeast Ohio this Friday, April 1st at 7:00 pm in a week one matchup vs. the team’s arch-rivals, the Philadelphia Soul, at Quicken Loans Arena. The game will be broadcast live by “Bull & Fox” on 92.3 The Fan and streamed online at 923TheFan.com.

The Gladiators’ 2016 home opener will feature giveaways to the first 10,000 fans in attendance of magnetic schedules, courtesy of Medical Mutual, and light-up Thunder-Sticks, provided by Phantom Fireworks. Fans can also enjoy a postgame field party that includes player autographs and field goal kicks for kids presented by University Hospital’s Elyria Medical Center, a postgame concert from platinum-selling hip-hop legends and Grammy Award-winners Naughty by Nature and, as they can at every Gladiators home game this season, purchase $1 sodas and $2 select draft and can beers.

ACTIVE ROSTER

NUM

POS

PLAYER

HEIGHT

WEIGHT

BIRTHDATE

EXP

COLLEGE

1

DB

Brandon Stephens

5'11

210

12/4/1987

2

Miami (OH)

2

LB/QB

Arvell Nelson

6'5

225

9/27/1988

3

Texas Southern

3

DB

Shaine Boyle

5'11

185

5/1/1988

1

Faulkner

4

DB

Marvin Ross

5'11

180

5/11/1990

R

Florida A&M

5

QB

Chris Dieker

6'5

235

7/22/1987

4

Southern Illinois

6

WR

Thyron Lewis

6'4

205

11/25/1982

5

Howard

7

DB

Ray Little

6'0

185

3/9/1983

2

Sacramento CC

9

DL

Robert Rose

6'5

300

12/24/1987

1

Ohio St.

10

WR

Larry Beavers

6'0

180

10/7/1985

5

Wesley

11

DL

Alim Koroma

6'3

300

5/1/1988

1

Penn State

16

WR

Dominick Goodman

6'1

210

2/1/1987

5

Cincinnati

17

WR

Collin Taylor

6'1

195

2/28/1987

5

Indiana

18

WR

Quentin Sims

6'3

205

7/11/1990

2

Tennessee-Martin

19

K

Adrian Trevino

5'11

190

1/2/1988

2

Missouri Valley

21

DB

Joe Powell

6'2

205

2/25/1994

R

Globe Tech

22

DL/FB

Collin Keoshian

6'3

260

4/10/1991

R

Illinois St.

44

OL

Phillipkeith Manley

6'4

340

5/7/1990

1

Toledo

45

DL

Matt Hardison

6'4

300

5/23/1988

2

Delaware

66

OL

Jesse Somsel

6'4

315

6/25/1991

R

Saginaw Valley St.

69

OL

DJ Brandel

6'5

305

3/15/1991

1

Chapman

74

OL

Joe Madsen

6'3

315

9/1/1989

2

West Virginia

75

OL

Chad Schofield

6'4

305

12/19/1987

3

Marshall

93

DL

Curtis Young

6'2

260

1/8/1987

4

Cincinnati

96

DL

Randy Colling

6'5

320

5/10/1990

3

Gannon

INACTIVE ROSTER

NUM

POS

PLAYER

HEIGHT

WEIGHT

BIRTHDATE

EXP

COLLEGE

8

DL

Isiah Dunning

6'3

285

5/9/1992

R

Grand Valley St.

13

WR

Devin Wilson

6'2

205

10/13/1990

R

Tennessee State

72

OL

Aslam Sterling

6'4

315

8/20/1992

R

Kansas

 

WR

Josiah Holt

5'9

190

7/10/1992

1

Baldwin Wallace

 

DB

Kenny Veal

6'0

195

5/26/1989

R

Thomas More

 

Tickets for this great event and for all other 2016 Cleveland Gladiators home games are on-sale now and start at just $9 per seat! For more information or to purchase tickets, please call (216) 420-0000 or visit ClevelandGladiators.com. Tickets are also available at the Quicken Loans Arena Box Office or any Northern Ohio Discount Drug Mart. The Cleveland Gladiators are presented by Unique Home Solutions.