1993 Arena Football League season

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1993 Arena Football League season
League Arena Football League
Sport Arena football
Duration May 14, 1993 – August 21, 1993 [1]
Regular season
Season MVP Hunkie Cooper, ARI
League postseason
Semifinals champions Detroit Drive
  Semifinals runners-up Arizona Rattlers
Semifinals champions Tampa Bay Storm
  Semifinals runners-up Orlando Predators
ArenaBowl VII
ArenaBowl VII champions Tampa Bay Storm
  Runners-up Detroit Drive
AFL seasons

The 1993 Arena Football League season was the seventh season of the Arena Football League. The league champions were the Tampa Bay Storm, who defeated the Detroit Drive in ArenaBowl VII.[1] The AFL also re-aligned to two conferences.

Team Movement[edit]

The New Orleans Night and the San Antonio Force both ceased operations and the Sacramento Attack relocated to Miami, Florida to become the Miami Hooters. The Denver Dynamite remained inactive.

Standings[edit]

1993 Arena Football League Standings
Team Overall Conference Scoring
W L PCT W L PCT PF PA PF (Avg.) PA (Avg.) STK
American Conference
xyz-Detroit Drive 11 1 .917 8 0 1.000 506 372 42.1 31 W 4
x-Arizona Rattlers 7 5 .583 6 2 .750 486 489 40.5 40.75 L 1
x-Dallas Texans 3 9 .250 2 6 .250 454 551 37.83 45.92 L 5
Cleveland Thunderbolts 2 10 .167 2 6 .250 357 484 29.75 40.33 L 7
Cincinnati Rockers 2 10 .167 2 6 .250 394 525 32.83 43.75 W 1
National Conference
xy-Orlando Predators 10 2 .833 6 2 .750 526 355 43.83 29.58 L 1
x-Tampa Bay Storm 9 3 .750 5 3 .625 571 389 47.58 32.42 W 3
x-Charlotte Rage 6 6 .500 3 5 .375 440 509 36.66 42.42 L 2
x-Miami Hooters 5 7 .417 3 5 .375 258 491 21.5 40.92 W 2
x-Albany Firebirds 5 7 .417 3 5 .375 482 490 40.16 40.83 W 1

z – clinched homefield advantage

y – clinched division title

x – clinched playoff spot


Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals ArenaBowl VII
                 
1 Detroit 11–1 51
8 Dallas 3–9 6
1 Detroit 12–1 38
4 Arizona 9–5 34
4 Arizona 7–5 56
5 Charlotte 6–6 49
1 Detroit 13–1 31
3 Tampa Bay 11–3 51
2 Orlando 10–2 41
7 Miami 5–7 13
2 Orlando 11–2 52
3 Tampa Bay 10–3 55
3 Tampa Bay 9–3 48
6 Albany 5–7 34

Awards and honors[edit]

Regular season awards[edit]

Award Winner Position Team
Most Valuable Player Hunkie Cooper Wide Receiver/Linebacker Arizona Rattlers
Ironman of the Year Barry Wagner Wide Receiver/Defensive Back Orlando Predators
Coach of the Year Danny White Head coach Arizona Rattlers
Executive of the Year Bryan Colangelo General Manager Arizona Rattlers
Commissioner's Award Bob Gries Owner Tampa Bay Storm

1st Team All-Arena[edit]

1st Team All-Arena
Quarterback Ben Bennett, Orlando
Fullback/Linebacker Andre Bowden, Tampa Bay
Wide Receiver/Defensive Back Barry Wagner, Orlando
Wide Receiver/Linebacker Niu Sale, Miami
Offensive Specialist/Kickoff returner Hunkie Cooper, Arizona
Offensive Line/Defensive Line Deatrich Wise, Tampa Bay
Danny Lockett, Detroit
Willie Fears, Cleveland
Defensive Specialist Durwood Roquemore, Orlando
Rod McSwain, Detroit
Kicker Mike Black, Charlotte

References[edit]

  1. ^ Arthur R. Brown Jr. (August 22, 1993). "Tampa Bay whips Detroit, claims second Arena title". Ocala Star-Banner. Retrieved July 15, 2013.