Rio Grande Valley Sol

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Rio Grande Valley Sol
Rio Grande Valley Sol.png
Founded 2014
League Lone Star Football League (2014)
X-League Indoor Football (2015-present)
Team history Rio Grande Valley Sol (2014-present)
Based in Hidalgo, Texas
Arena State Farm Arena
Colors

Blue, Orange, Tan, White

                   
Owner(s) Jennifer Andrews
Head coach Bennie King
Championships (0)
Division titles (0)
Playoff berths (0)
Dancers Sol Dancers

The Rio Valley Grande Sol are a professional indoor football team based in Hidalgo, Texas. They are members of the X-League Indoor Football (XLIF). The Sol play their home games at the State Farm Arena. They were founded in 2014 as members of the Lone Star Football League but were suspended after their inaugural regular season.

The Sol are the third indoor football team to call Hidalgo home, following the Rio Grande Valley Dorados which played in af2 from 2004 to 2009. The second was the Rio Grande Valley Magic, which played in the Southern Indoor Football League in 2011 and in the Lone Star Football League from 2012 until their franchise charter was revoked in 2013.

History[edit]

The Sol finished the 2014 LSFL regular season with a 8-4 record, tied for the league lead in wins, but finishing second due to tie breakers. The Sol were to host the 3rd-seeded New Mexico Stars in a playoff game to advance to the LSFL Championship Game, but due to failing to meet LSFL obligations and deadlines, the league suspended the Sol from the playoffs.[1]

Roster[edit]

Rio Grande Valley Sol roster
Quarterbacks

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Lineman

Linebackers

Defensive Backs

Kickers

Injured Reserve
  • Currently vacant

Exempt List

  • Currently vacant

Rookies in italics
Roster updated January 19, 2015
22 Active, 0 Inactive

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Head coaches[edit]

Note: Statistics are correct through the end of the 2014 Lone Star Football League season.

Name Term Regular Season Playoffs Awards
W L T Win% W L
Jamaine Blalock 2014 8 4 0 .667 0 0
Bennie King 2015–present 0 0 0 0 0

Statistics and records[edit]

Season-by-season results[edit]

Note: The Finish, Wins, Losses, and Ties columns list regular season results and exclude any postseason play.

League Champions Conference Champions Division Champions Wild Card Berth League Leader
Season Team League Conference Division Regular season Postseason Results
Finish Wins Losses Ties
2014 2014 LSFL 2nd 8 4 0
Totals 8 4 0 All-time regular season record (2014)
0 0 - All-time postseason record (2014)
8 4 0 All-time regular season and postseason record (2014)

* Season currently in progress

References[edit]

  1. ^ Christ, Bob (June 29, 2014). "Saturday’s Stars’ game will be for a crown". Albuquerque Journal. Retrieved July 1, 2014. 

External links[edit]