2011 Virginia Destroyers season

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2011 Virginia Destroyers season
Head coach Marty Schottenheimer
General manager Marty Schottenheimer
Owner Bill Mayer
Home field Virginia Beach Sportsplex
Results
Record 3–1
Division place 1st
Playoff finish League champions
Uniform
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The 2011 Virginia Destroyers season was the third season for the United Football League franchise and its first since relocating from Orlando, where they played as the Florida Tuskers. Guided by head coach and general manager Marty Schottenheimer, the Destroyers finished the truncated regular season with a 3–1 record and defeated Las Vegas 17–3 in the October 21 Championship Game for the franchise's first UFL title.

Offseason[edit]

UFL Draft[edit]

Main article: 2011 UFL Draft
2011 Virginia Destroyers UFL Draft selections
Draft order Player name Position College
Round Pick
1 4 Martail Burnett DE Utah
2 9 Ryan Sims DT North Carolina
3 14 Adrian N. Peterson RB Georgia Southern
4 19 Aundrae Allison WR East Carolina
5 25 Trevor Anderson DT Albany
6 30 Ian Scott DT Florida
7 35 Joe Monteverde TE Richmond
8 40 Wynel Seldon RB Wyoming
9 45 Derek Devine QB Marshall
10 50 Jahi Word-Daniels DB Georgia Tech
10 52 Jeff Maehl WR Oregon

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

2011 Virginia Destroyers staff
Front office
  • President – Ed Reynolds
  • Assistant General Manager – John Wuehrmann
  • Director of Player Personnel – Bret Munsey

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

  • Offensive Coordinator – Terry Shea
  • Running Backs – Gerald Carr
  • Wide Receivers – Bobby Saunders
  • Offensive Line – Bill Laveroni
Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

Strength and conditioning

Roster[edit]

2011 Virginia Destroyers roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Tight Ends

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Special Teams

Reserve Lists


Rookies in italics
Roster updated October 20, 2011

53 Active, 5 Inactive

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Kickoff Opponent Results Game site Attendance
Final score Team record
1 Thursday, September 15 8:00 p.m. at Omaha Nighthawks W 23–13 1–0 TD Ameritrade Park Omaha 15,836
2 Saturday, September 24 7:00 p.m. Las Vegas Locomotives W 34–17 2–0 Virginia Beach Sportsplex 12,167
3 Bye
4 Friday, October 7 7:00 p.m. Sacramento Mountain Lions W 28–6 3–0 Virginia Beach Sportsplex 12,617
5 Saturday, October 15 7:00 p.m. at Sacramento Mountain Lions L 20–27 (OT) 3–1 Hornet Stadium 18,794
All times are Eastern Time.

Standings[edit]

United Football League
W L T PCT PF PA STK
x-Virginia Destroyers 3 1 0 .750 105 63 L1
x-Las Vegas Locomotives 3 1 0 .750 83 67 W2
z-Omaha Nighthawks 1 3 0 .250 62 96 L2
z-Sacramento Mountain Lions 1 3 0 .250 80 104 W1

x-Virginia and Las Vegas were awarded berths in the 2011 UFL Championship Game when the balance of the regular season was cancelled on October 17
z-Omaha and Sacramento would play in a post-season consolation game

Game summaries[edit]

Week 1: at Omaha Nighthawks[edit]

Week One: Virginia Destroyers at Omaha Nighthawks – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Destroyers 0 17 3 3 23
Nighthawks 0 7 0 6 13

at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska

  • Date: Thursday, September 15
  • Game time: 8:06 p.m. ET
  • Game weather: 57 °F (14 °C), Fair
  • Game attendance: 15,836[1]
  • Referee: Chris Snead
  • Recap, Gamebook

Week 2: vs. Las Vegas Locomotives[edit]

Week Two: Las Vegas Locomotives at Virginia Destroyers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Locomotives 0 0 3 14 17
Destroyers 10 14 7 3 34

at Virginia Beach Sportsplex, Virginia Beach, Virginia

  • Date: Saturday, September 24
  • Game time: 7:00 p.m. ET
  • Game weather: 71 °F (22 °C), Rain
  • Game attendance: 12,167
  • Referee: Jon Bible
  • Recap, Gamebook

Week 4: vs. Sacramento Mountain Lions[edit]

Week Four: Sacramento Mountain Lions at Virginia Destroyers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Mountain Lions 0 6 0 0 6
Destroyers 7 0 0 21 28

at Virginia Beach Sportsplex, Virginia Beach, Virginia

  • Date: Friday, October 7
  • Game time: 7:00 p.m. ET
  • Game weather: 68 °F (20 °C), Clear
  • Game attendance: 12,617
  • Referee: Perry Havener
  • Recap, Gamebook

Week 5: at Sacramento Mountain Lions[edit]

Week Five: Virginia Destroyers at Sacramento Mountain Lions – Game summary
1 2 Total
Destroyers 0
Mountain Lions 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pivovar, Steven (September 16, 2011). "Virginia Destroyers, Schottenheimer win UFL debut at Omaha". Daily Press. Retrieved September 16, 2011.