2008 Georgia Force season

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2008 Georgia Force season
Head coach Doug Plank
Home field Arena at Gwinnett Center
Results
Record 10–6
Division place 1st
Playoff finish Lost Divisional Playoffs (Gladiators) 70–73

The 2008 Georgia Force season was the seventh season for the franchise. Starting the season 3–5, the Force finished the regular season with 7 wins in their last 8 games, ending with a 10–6 record, and winning their second consecutive Southern Division title, allowing them to enter the playoffs as the 2nd seed in the National Conference. They were eliminated from the playoffs in their first playoff game of the season by the Cleveland Gladiators, by a score of 73–70.

Standings[edit]

Team W L PCT PF PA DIV CON Home Away
y-Georgia Force 10 6 .625 927 848 3–3 6–4 6–2 4–4
x-Orlando Predators 9 7 .563 881 898 3–3 4–6 5–3 4–4
Tampa Bay Storm 8 8 .500 903 876 4–2 5–5 5–3 3–5
New Orleans VooDoo 8 8 .500 893 835 2–4 2–6 6–2 2–6

y - Clinched division
x - Clinched playoff berth

Regular season schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Home/Away Result
1 March 1 Dallas Desperados Home L 41–51
2 March 7 Tampa Bay Storm Away L 49–68
3 March 15 Los Angeles Avengers Home W 58–34
4 March 22 Orlando Predators Away L 45–50
5 March 29 Utah Blaze Away W 70–49
6 April 4 Kansas City Brigade Home W 70–63
7 Bye Week
8 April 19 Orlando Predators Home L 62–65
9 April 25 Arizona Rattlers Away L 61–66
10 May 3 New Orleans VooDoo Home W 66–39
11 May 12 Philadelphia Soul Home W 63–62
12 May 18 New York Dragons Away W 72–67
13 May 26 New Orleans VooDoo Away W 40–29
14 May 31 Tampa Bay Storm Home W 56–55
15 June 7 Columbus Destroyers Away W 63–34
16 June 14 Chicago Rush Home W 50–47
17 June 21 San Jose SaberCats Away L 62–68

Playoffs[edit]

Round Date Opponent Home/Away Result
NC Divisional July 7 Cleveland Gladiators Home L 70–73

Coaching[edit]

Roster[edit]

Uniform # Player Position Height Weight (lb)

Stats[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Week 1: vs Dallas Desperados[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
DAL 14 13 7 17 51
GA 13 7 0 21 41

at Arena at Gwinnett Center, Duluth, Georgia

  • Date: March 1
  • Game time: 1:00 PM EST
  • Game attendance: 10,224

Week 2: at Tampa Bay Storm[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
GA 7 13 14 14 48
TB 14 17 17 21 69

at St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa, Florida

  • Date: March 7
  • Game time: 7:30 PM EST
  • Game attendance: 18194

Week 3: vs. Los Angeles Avengers[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
LA 0 7 14 13 34
GA 6 16 20 16 58

at The Arena at Gwinnett Center, Duluth, Georgia

  • Date: March 15
  • Game time: 7:00 PM EST
  • Game attendance: 10,156

Week 4: at Orlando Predators[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
GA 21 7 10 7 45
ORL 10 21 7 12 50

at Amway Arena, Orlando, Florida

  • Date: March 22
  • Game time: 7:30 PM EST
  • Game attendance: 12,107

Week 5: at Utah Blaze[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
GA 14 21 14 21 70
UTA 7 21 0 21 49

at EnergySolutions Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah

  • Date: March 29
  • Game time: 9:00 PM EST
  • Game attendance: 15,240

Week 6: vs. Kansas City Brigade[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
KC 21 14 7 21 63
GA 7 21 21 21 70

at The Arena at Gwinnett Center, Duluth, Georgia

  • Date: April 4
  • Game time: 7:30 PM EST
  • Game attendance: 10,052

Week 7[edit]

Bye Week

Week 8: vs. Orlando Predators[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
ORL 21 10 14 20 65
GA 7 26 14 15 62

at The Arena at Gwinnett Center, Duluth, Georgia

  • Date: April 19
  • Game time: 7:00 PM EST
  • Game attendance: 10,009

Week 9: at Arizona Rattlers[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
GA 21 21 7 12 61
ARZ 21 21 14 10 66

at US Airways Center, Phoenix, Arizona

  • Date: April 26
  • Game time: 10:00 PM EST
  • Game attendance: 10,444

Week 10: vs. New Orleans VooDoo[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
NO 12 7 13 7 39
GA 21 17 14 14 66

at The Arena at Gwinnett Center, Duluth, Georgia

  • Date: May 3
  • Game time: 7:00 PM EST
  • Game attendance: 10,071

Week 11: vs. Philadelphia Soul[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
PHI 14 21 21 6 62
GA 7 27 7 22 63

at The Arena at Gwinnett Center, Duluth, Georgia

  • Date: May 12
  • Game time: 8:00 PM EST
  • Game attendance: 10,278

Week 12: at New York Dragons[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
GA 14 14 14 30 72
NY 7 34 13 13 67

at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, New York

  • Date: May 18
  • Game time: 3:00 PM EST
  • Game attendance: 8,634

Week 13: at New Orleans VooDoo[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
GA 14 7 6 13 40
NO 10 13 6 0 29

at New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana

  • Date: May 26
  • Game time: 8:00 PM EST
  • Game attendance: 16,005

Week 14: vs. Tampa Bay Storm[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
TB 13 14 14 14 55
GA 14 14 0 28 56

at The Arena at Gwinnett Center, Duluth, Georgia

  • Date: May 31
  • Game time: 7:00 PM EST
  • Game attendance: 10,400

Week 15: at Columbus Destroyers[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
GA 14 21 14 14 63
CLB 7 13 7 7 34

at Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio

  • Date: June 7
  • Game time: 7:00 PM EST
  • Game attendance: 12,948

Week 16: vs. Chicago Rush[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
CHI 6 14 14 13 47
GA 14 13 7 16 50

at The Arena at Gwinnett Center, Duluth, Georgia

  • Date: June 14
  • Game time: 7:00 PM EST
  • Game attendance: 11,073

Week 17: at San Jose SaberCats[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
GA 14 21 21 6 62
SJ 14 21 20 13 68

at HP Pavilion at San Jose, San Jose, California

  • Date: June 21
  • Game time: 10:30 PM EST
  • Game attendance: 12,866

Playoffs[edit]

National Conference Divisional: vs. (4) Cleveland Gladiators[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
(4) CLE 7 33 20 13 73
(2) GA 14 28 7 21 70

at The Arena at Gwinnett Center, Duluth, Georgia

  • Date: July 7
  • Game time: 8:00 PM EST
  • Game attendance: 10,173

External links[edit]