2007 Utah Blaze season

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2007 Utah Blaze season
Head coach Danny White
Home field EnergySolutions Arena
Results
Record 8–8
Division place 3rd
Playoff finish L 64–42 vs. Los Angeles Avengers
Timeline
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The 2007 Utah Blaze season was the second season for the franchise. They look to make the playoffs after finishing 2006 with an 7–9 record. They went 8–8 record and qualified for the playoffs.

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Home/Away Game Result
1 March 3 New Orleans VooDoo Home W 63–61
2 March 10 Arizona Rattlers Away W 75–71
3 March 18 Nashville Kats Away L 69–55
4 March 23 Grand Rapids Rampage Home W 83–42
5 April 1 Las Vegas Gladiators Away W 57–47
6 April 6 Austin Wranglers Away L 65–64
7 April 13 Los Angeles Avengers Home W 76–63
8 April 20 Arizona Rattlers Home L 83–69
9 April 28 San Jose SaberCats Away L 69–48
10 May 4 Dallas Desperados Home L 66–59
11 May 12 Kansas City Brigade Away L 60–41
12 May 18 Las Vegas Gladiators Home L 54–53
13 May 25 Orlando Predators Away W 65–62
14 June 4 Colorado Crush Home W 51–14
15 June 9 San Jose SaberCats Home L 70–49
16 Bye Week
17 June 23 Los Angeles Avengers Away W 47–37

Playoff schedule[edit]

Round Date Opponent Home/Away Game Result
1 July 2 (4) Los Angeles Avengers Away L 64–42

Roster[edit]

(Current as of 2007-03-12)

Number Name Position Height Weight
1 Justin Taplin WR/DB 6 ft 0 in 185 lb
2 Troy Mason OS 5 ft 9 in 170 lb
4 Orshawante Bryant WR/DB 6 ft 0 in 185 lb
5 Siaha Burley OS 6 ft 0 in 185 lb
6 Sale Key WR/LB 6 ft 4 in 225 lb
7 Thal Woods DS 5 ft 9 in 175 lb
9 Ryan Dennard WR/LB 6 ft 3 in 215 lb
10 Joe Germaine QB 6 ft 2 in 220 lb
12 Garrett Smith OL/OL 6 ft 3 in 285 lb
13 Steve Videtich K 6 ft 2 in 185 lb
14 Kevin Moffett DS 6 ft 1 in 185 lb
15 Tali Ena QB 6 ft 4 in 235 lb
17 Jason Gesser QB 6 ft 1 in 210 lb
20 Kevin Clemens FB/LB 6 ft 1 in 275 lb
21 Kelvin Hunter DS 5 ft 10 in 185 lb
23 Tom Pace WR/LB 5 ft 11 in 215 lb
31 Chris Robinson FB/LB 6 ft 3 in 272 lb
32 Emmett White WR/LB 6 ft 0 in 217 lb
40 Craig Kobel FB/LB 6 ft 2 in 265 lb
44 Ronnie Washburn OL/OL 6 ft 3 in 275 lb
53 Scott Pospisil OL/OL 6 ft 2 in 285 lb
59 Doug Kaufusi OL/OL 6 ft 6 in 305 lb
72 Hans Olsen OL/OL 6 ft 4 in 295 lb
97 Ernest Grant OL/OL 6 ft 6 in 320 lb
98 Lewis Powell OL/OL 6 ft 3 in 285 lb
99 Bryan Henderson OL/OL 6 ft 5 in 285 lb

Coaching[edit]

Danny White entered his second season as the head coach of the Blaze.

Stats[edit]

Offense[edit]

Quarterback[edit]

Player Comp. Att. Comp% Yards TD's INT's Long Rating
Joe Germaine 422 617 68.4 5005 107 12 41 124.4

Running Backs[edit]

Player Car. Yards Avg. TD's Long
Chris Robinson 13 58 4.5 3 10
Kautai Olevao 10 32 3.2 1 8
Kevin Clemens 25 31 1.2 4 5
Joe Germaine 17 8 0.5 6 3
Frank Carter 11 6 0.5 4 4
Tom Pace 9 6 0.7 1 4
Ryan Dennard 1 5 5 1 5

Wide Receivers[edit]

Player Rec. Yards Avg. TD's Long
Siaha Burley 166 2129 12.8 49 41
Tom Pace 111 1198 10.8 20 33
Ryan Dennard 35 449 12.8 14 38
Aaron Boone 32 420 13.1 8 40
Orshawante Bryant 24 331 13.8 5 37
Justin Skaggs* 21 196 9.3 4 30
J'Sharlon Jones 18 146 8.1 3 22
Chris Robinson 4 46 11.5 0 16
John Kulp 4 42 10.5 3 15
Huey Whittaker 2 33 16.5 1 20
Kevin Clemens 4 21 5.3 0 13
Myniya Smith 2 14 7 1 8
Frank Carter 1 6 6 0 6
Rob Gatrell 1 4 4 1 4

Touchdowns[edit]

Player TD's Rush Rec Ret Pts
Siaha Burley 49 0 49 0 294
Tom Pace 21 1 20 0 128
Ryan Dennard 15 1 14 0 90
Aaron Boone 9 0 8 1 54
Joe Germaine 6 6 0 0 36
Orshawante Bryant 5 5 0 0 36
Frank Carter 4 4 0 0 26
Kevin Clemens 4 4 0 0 24
Justin Skaggs* 4 0 4 0 24
John Culp 3 0 3 0 18
J'Sharlon Jones 3 0 3 0 18
Chris Robinson 3 3 0 0 18
Clarence Lawson 2 0 0 2 12
Kautai Olevao 1 1 0 0 8
Rob Gatrell 1 0 1 0 6
Kevin Moffett 1 0 0 1 6
Myniya Smith 1 0 1 0 6
Huey Whittaker 1 0 1 0 6

Defense[edit]

Player Tackles Solo Assisted Sack Solo Assisted INT Yards TD's Long
Kelvin Hunter 64 58 12 0 0 0 4 13 0 10
Orshawante Bryant 58 51 14 0 0 0 2 13 0 11
Justin Skaggs* 47 34 26 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Thal Woods 45.5 37 17 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Justin Taplin 34 28 12 0 0 0 1 13 0 13
Tom Pace 27 17 20 0 0 0 2 6 0 6
Kevin Clemens 21.5 14 15 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
Ryan Dennard 20 14 12 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Sullivan Beard 18 15 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kautai Olevao 15 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Aaron Hamilton 13.5 10 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Kevin Moffett 13.5 12 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scott Pospisil 13 8 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Hans Olsen 11.5 5 13 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
Chris Robinson 9.5 7 5 0 0 0 1 2 0 2
Ernest Grant 7.5 5 5 0 0 0 1 2 0 2
Craig Kobel 6.5 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sale Key 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ronnie Washburn 5 3 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Garrett Smith 4.5 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
John Culp 4 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jermaine Younger 3.5 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Joe Germaine 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jason Gesser 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dennis Gile 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lewis Powell 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Siaha Burley 2.5 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Steve Videtich 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Andy Kelly 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Special Teams[edit]

Kick Return[edit]

Player Ret Yards TD's Long Avg Ret Yards TD's Long Avg
Clarence Lawson 48 911 2 58 19 3 23 0 11 7.7
Tom Pace 29 625 0 46 21.6 0 0 0 0 0
Siaha Burley 9 221 0 41 24.6 0 0 0 0 0
J'Sharlon Jones 10 170 0 28 17 2 10 0 10 5
Kevin Moffett 3 93 1 57 31 0 0 0 0 0
Aaron Boone 1 9 1 9 9 0 0 0 0 0
Ryan Dennard 2 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0

Kicking[edit]

Player Extra pt. Extra pt. Att. FG FGA Long Pct. Pts
Steve Videtich 113 127 10 19 32 0.526 143

*Traded, released, or deceased

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Kicking[edit]

Player Extra pt. Extra pt. Att. FG FGA Long Pts

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1 2 3 4 Total
(5) UTA 14 0 7 21 42
(4) LA 14 23 14 13 64

at Staples Center, Los Angeles, California

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Attendance: 13,066

Team 1st Down. Rush. Yds Pass. Yds Fumbles/lost Fumble yds Penal./yds TOP 3rd Down. 4th Down.
UTA 17 3 323 3/2 15 6/36 28:21 3/7 0/3
LA 20 18 306 3/3 0 5/32 31:39 2/5 1/1

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