Augusta Colts

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Augusta Colts
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Founded 2006
Team history Augusta Spartans (2006-2007)
Augusta Colts (2008-2009)
Based in Augusta, Georgia
Arena James Brown Arena
Colors

Texas orange, Navy blue, White

              
President John Sisson III
Championships 1 (2007) (WIFL)
Division titles 0
Dancers Augusta Colts Dance Team

The Augusta Colts were a professional indoor football team based in Augusta, Georgia. The team plays their home games at the James Brown Arena.

The Colts originally began in 2006 as the Augusta Spartans of the American Indoor Football League. After a mediocre season, they played in the World Indoor Football League in 2007. During the year, the Spartans went 8–6, defeated the Osceola Ghostriders in the opening round of the playoffs, and won the World Indoor Bowl over the Columbus Lions.

Also, WR Marvin Stone was named the 2007 league MVP and received the Javan Camon Award. [1]

For the 2008, the team moved back to the renamed American Indoor Football Association and renamed themselves the Augusta Colts.

In a press release, it was announced that the Colts would sit out the 2009 season, yet return for the 2010 season.

Another press release since then reported that for the 2010 season, the Colts will play in the Southern Indoor Football League.[1]

On November 16, 2009, Erick Moore, a businessman from Atlanta and a group of former and current NFL players held a press conference with john Sisson saying that they had purchased the team. However on December 5, 2009 the deal could not be reached and Moore and his group deciding to start a new team in Augusta as a member of the SIFL. The Colts have now suspended operations indefinitely.

Season-By-Season[edit]

Season W L T Finish Playoff results
Augusta Spartans (AIFL)
2006 5 9 0 6th Southern --
Augusta Spartans (WIFL)
2007 8 6 0 2nd League Won Opening Round (Osceola)
Won World Indoor Bowl I (Columbus)
Augusta Colts (AIFA)
2008 7 7 0 3rd WC Southern --
Totals 22 22 0 (including playoffs)

References[edit]

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/05/oth_558252.shtml

http://blogs.augusta.com/node/3867

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