Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Arena Football League
Tampa Bay Storm. Tampa Bay once had nearly 30,000 people attend a game.
L.A. Wings. The L.A. Wings ran into financial problems, and were moved to play in Sacramento.
Georgia. Neither the Carolina Cobras and Georgia Force didn't make the playoffs in 2002.
Storm. The Tampa Bay have played in a lot of ArenaBowls, winning in 1991, 1993, 1995 and 1996. They lost in 1998 to Orlando.
Orlando. The Orlando Predators have played in many ArenaBowls, winning in 1998 and 2000. They lost in 1992, 1994, 1995 and 1999.
Firebirds. The Indiana Firebirds lost to the Dallas Desperados in 2002.
Rampage. The Grand Rapids Rampage won the ArenaBowl in 2001.
Toronto. The Toronto Phantoms missed the 2002 playoffs at 5-9.
Fury. The Detroit Fury have played in many ArenaBowls, winning in 1988, 1989, 1990 and 1992. They lost in 1991 and 1993. The first team was called the Detroit Drive.
Rush. The Chicago Rush lost their first ArenaBowl they played in 1988 by a score of 24-13. The first Chicago team was the Bruisers.
Dragons. The New York Dragons struggled in 2002 at 3-11.
New Jersey. The New Jersey Gladiators lost to Orlando in the 2002 Playoffs.
Destroyers. The Buffalo Destroyers lost to the Orlando Predators in 2002.
Sabercats. The San Jose Sabercats were 14-1 in the 2002 season and won the championship.
Avengers. The Los Angeles Avengers lost to the Tampa Bay Storm in the 2002 playoffs.
Dallas. The 2002 season was the first ever for the Dallas Desperados.
Rattlers. The Arizona Rattlers have won the ArenaBowl twice in 1994 and 1997 and lost in 2002.
Albany. The Albany Firebirds beat Orlando 59-48.
Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Wranglers played in the Myriad Convention Center.
Nashville. The Nashville Kats played in the Nashville Arena.
Bobcats. The Florida Bobcats played in National Car Rental Centre.
Iowa. The Iowa Barnstormers played in the Veterans Memorial Auditorium.
firebirds. The Albany Firebirds won the ArenaBowl in 1999.
Hernandez. Hernandez "Hunkie" Cooper burst on the scene during the 1993 season with the Arizona Rattlers, netting 91 catches, 19 receiving TDs, 2 passing TDs and 1 rushing TD. Although he started his career as an offensive specialist, he switched to WR/LB to accomodate teammate Calvin Schexnayder. He handled the switch with ease and he was Ironman of the year in 1999 and 2000.
|Which player set an AFL record for most rushing TDs in a season, with 30 in 1996?||Arena Football
Bernard Hall. In the 1996 season, Bernard Hall rushed for 30 TDs for the St. Louis Stampede in his only year of Arena football.
|The Pittsburgh Gladiators were a founding member of the AFL in 1987, and in 1991 became the Tampa Bay Storm. When they qualified for the 2002 play-offs it was the _____ occasion out of 16 seasons that they'd made the play-offs?||Arena Football
16th. The Gladiators made the playoffs in each of it's 4 years in Pittsburgh (1987-90). After moving to Tampa Bay, they have played in the postseason every year since, winning 4 Arenabowl championships. In 1990 and 2002, the franchise had losing records, but still managed to squeak in, which made it 16 consecutive play-offs!
|Which team was the first to fail to score in an AFL game?||Arena Football
San Antonio Force. In 1992, San Antonio achieved the dubious distinction of becoming the first team not to score in an AFL game. The lost 50-0 at Orlando on July 13th.
Each team has one possession, if there is still a tie, then sudden-death. Each team has one possession to score, if there is a tie, then next team to score wins. Hope you enjoyed my quiz on the exciting Arena Football rules!
15 minutes. Same as in the NFL, quarters are 15 minutes.
5 yard line. The ball is placed on the 5 yard line, which is tough for the offensive team.
Goal line. Remember, a kick off the net is in play, which makes the game more exciting.