2006 Miami Valley Silverbacks season
|2006 Miami Valley Silverbacks season|
|Head coach||Matt King|
|Home field||Hobart Arena|
The team began play in 2006 as the Miami Valley Silverbacks, an expansion member of the American Indoor Football League. On Saturday, March 25, 2006, WR/DB Maurice Lee managed to set five AIFL wide receiver records, en route to his team's 57–54 Week 5 road victory over the Steubenville Stampede. He set the records for most catches (16), most reception yards (191), most receiving touchdowns (7), most points (42), and total touchdowns (7). The team finished 5-9 in their expansion season, earning a birth in the AIFL playoffs before losing in the first round. After the season four Silverbacks were named to the AIFL ProStar Team.
|March 6||Syracuse Soldiers||Away||Won 54-30|
|March 11||Huntington Heroes||Away||Lost 13-62|
|March 25||Steubenville Stampede||Away||Won 57-54|
|April 1||Reading Express||Home||Lost 44-61|
|April 8||Canton Legends||Home||Won 44-28|
|April 15||Erie Freeze||Home||Lost 28-58|
|April 22||Johnstown Riverhawks||Away||Lost 20-38|
|April 29||Steubenville Stampede||Home||Won 73-28|
|May 6||Johnstown Riverhawks||Home||Lost 26-33|
|May 13||Huntington Heroes||Home||Lost 45-53|
|May 20||Steubenville Stampede||Home||Won 40-21|
|May 27||Erie Freeze||Away||Lost 29-54|
|June 3||Reading Express||Away||Lost 14-73|
|June 8||Canton Legends||Away||Lost 28-50|
|Miami Valley Silverbacks||5||9||0.357|
|*Cumberland Valley Cardinals||0||2||0.000|
|Chattahoochee Valley Vipers||8||6||0.571|
|Daytona Beach Thunder||6||8||0.428|
- Green indicates clinched playoff berth
- Purple indicates division champion
- Grey indicates best league record
- During regular season, all teams played within their conference.
- * = Filled in for games, due to Syracuse folding during the season. All three of these teams were outdoor amateur teams in the North American Football League.
- ** = Played remainder of Ghostriders road games, due to team folding during season.
- "Silverbacks' Lee Rewrites AIFL Record Book -- Five Marks Set In Win Over Stampede". March 26, 2006. Archived from the original on 2012-02-23. Retrieved February 20, 2012.
- "Four Silverbacks Chosen for AIFL ProStar Team". June 19, 2006. Retrieved February 2012.