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The 2008 Arena Football League season was the 22nd and final season the Arena Football League. The regular season began play on February 29, 2008 and concluded on June 22. The playoffs began the following week, and ArenaBowl XXII was held in New Orleans, Louisiana on July 27 between the National Conference Champion Philadelphia Soul and the American Conference Champion San Jose Sabercats. This game was won by the Soul, 59-56.

Prior to the season, it was announced that the Austin Wranglers would move to the af2, and the Nashville Kats folded, thus leaving the league with 17 teams. The Las Vegas Gladiators relocated to Cleveland.

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Standings

Team Overall Division
Wins Losses Percentage Wins Losses Percentage
National Conference
Eastern Division
Philadelphia Soul 13 3 0.812 7 1 0.875
Dallas Desperados 12 4 0.750 6 2 0.750
Cleveland Gladiators 9 7 0.562 4 4 0.500
New York Dragons 8 8 0.500 2 6 0.250
Columbus Destroyers 3 13 0.187 1 7 0.125
Southern Division
Georgia Force 10 6 0.625 3 3 0.500
Orlando Predators 9 7 0.562 3 3 0.500
Tampa Bay Storm 8 8 0.500 4 2 0.667
New Orleans VooDoo 8 8 0.500 2 4 0.333
American Conference
Central Division
Chicago Rush 11 5 0.687 6 0 1.000
Colorado Crush 6 10 0.375 2 4 0.333
Grand Rapids Rampage* 6 10 0.375 3 3 0.500
Kansas City Brigade 3 13 0.187 1 5 0.167
Western Division
San Jose SaberCats 11 5 0.687 6 0 1.000
Arizona Rattlers 8 8 0.500 1 5 0.167
Utah Blaze 6 10 0.375 2 4 0.333
Los Angeles Avengers 5 11 0.312 3 3 0.500
  • Green indicates clinched playoff berth
  • Purple indicates division champion
  • Gray indicates best conference record

* Despite having a better divisional record than Colorado, Grand Rapids was ruled as the American Conference's #6 seed.

Playoffs

  Wild Card Playoffs Divisional Playoffs Conference Championships ArenaBowl XXII
                                     
        
  4  Cleveland Gladiators 73  
    2  Georgia Force 70  
4  Cleveland Gladiators 69
5  Orlando Predators 66  
  4  Cleveland Gladiators 35  
National Conference
  1  Philadelphia Soul 70  
3  Dallas Desperados 63  
6  New York Dragons 77  
  6  New York Dragons 48
    1  Philadelphia Soul 49  
      
        
  A2  San Jose SaberCats 56
  N1  Philadelphia Soul 59
        
        
  6  Grand Rapids Rampage 58
    1  Chicago Rush 41  
3  Arizona Rattlers 41
6  Grand Rapids Rampage 48  
  6  Grand Rapids Rampage 55
American Conference
  2  San Jose SaberCats 81  
4  Utah Blaze 44  
5  Colorado Crush 49  
  5  Colorado Crush 51
    2  San Jose SaberCats 64  
      

Statistics

As of the end of Week 12

Passing

Player Comp. Att. Comp% Yards TD's INT's Rating
Matt D'Orazio, PHI 212 292 72.6% 2430 52 4 131.1
Russ Michna, CHI 130 181 71.8% 1469 32 4 126.1
Joe Germaine, UTA 324 468 69.2% 3762 76 10 123.9
Tony Graziani, PHI 78 117 66.7% 1017 27 3 122.8
Chris Greisen, GEO 275 417 65.9% 3471 68 12 119.3

Rushing

Player Car. Yards Avg. TD's Long
Marlion Jackson, CLE 73 265 3.6 17 32
Matt D'Orazio, PHI 39 191 4.9 8 22
Harold Wells, CLB 74 189 2.6 12 10
Josh White, DAL 59 187 3.2 4 19
Dan Alexander, CHI 51 185 3.6 11 13

Receiving

Player Rec. Yards Avg. TD's Long
T.T. Toliver, ORL 94 1364 14.5 25 43
Huey Whittaker, UTA 108 1309 12.1 25 40
Chris Jackson, PHI 101 1261 12.5 36 41
Larry Brackins, PHI 93 1244 13.4 25 43
Derek Lee, CLB 99 1227 12.4 26 45

Touchdowns

Player TD's Rush Rec Ret Pts
Chris Jackson, PHI 36 0 36 0 216
Otis Amey, CLE 34 1 33 0 206
Huey Whittaker, UTA 32 7 25 0 196
J.J. McKelvey, UTA 31 0 31 0 186
T.T. Toliver, ORL 29 1 25 3 174
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Defense

Player Ttl. Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted TKLs Ttl. Sacks Solo Sacks Assisted Sacks INT's INT Yards INT TD's Longest INT
Eddie Canonico, UTA 85.5 75 21 0 0 0 4 29 0 20
Omarr Smith, SJS 81 72 18 0 0 0 2 11 0 6
Nate Coggins, CLB 77 67 20 0 0 0 2 8 0 8
Rashad Floyd, COL 77 68 18 0 0 0 6 40 0 24
Brandon Hefflin, CLE 76.5 64 25 0 0 0 1 0 0 0

Special Teams

Kick Return

Player KR Ret KR Yards KR TD's KR Long KR Avg FG Ret FG Yards FG TD's FG Long FG Avg
Timon Marshall, LAA 66 1261 1 57 19.1 3 62 0 25 20.7
J'Sharlon Jone, UTA 69 1259 0 54 18.2 2 31 0 19 15.5
T.T. Toliver, ORL 66 1218 3 58 18.5 3 35 0 16 11.7
Chris Martin, GRR 57 1135 4 57 19.9 0 0 0 0 0
Mike Brown, PHI 50 969 3 57 19.4 2 5 0 5 2.5

Kicking

Player Extra pt. Extra pt. Att. FG FGA Long Pct. Pts
A.J. Haglund, SJS 81 87 18 20 47 90.0% 135
Connor Hughes, PHI 93 104 4 12 33 33.3% 105
Jason Ball, CLE 68 82 12 16 46 75.0% 104
Seth Marler, TAM 70 80 9 15 41 60.0% 97
Carlos Martinez, GEO 79 89 5 8 41 62.5% 94

Awards

Award Player/Coach Team

External links

References


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