2008 Orlando Predators season

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2008 Orlando Predators season
Head coachJay Gruden
Home fieldAmway Arena
Results
Record9–7
Division place2nd
Playoff finishLost Wild Card Playoffs (Gladiators) 66–69

The 2008 Orlando Predators season was the 18th season for the franchise. Finishing the regular season with a 9–7 record, the Predators made the playoffs for the 17th consecutive year. In this season, they made the playoffs as the 5th seed in the National Conference. The Predators were eliminated in the Wild Card round of the playoffs, losing to the Cleveland Gladiators, 66–69.

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 Philadelphia Soul Away L 56–77
2 March 9 New Orleans VooDoo Away L 53–54
3 March 14 Utah Blaze Home W 69–61
4 March 22 Georgia Force Home W 50–45
5 March 29 Columbus Destroyers Away W 47–44
6 April 6 Chicago Rush Home W 57–56
7 April 13 Grand Rapids Rampage Away W 75–56
8 April 19 Georgia Force Away W 65–62
9 April 26 Tampa Bay Storm Home L 41–48
10 May 3 San Jose SaberCats Home W 61–35
11 May 9 Cleveland Gladiators Away L 43–62
12 May 18 Kansas City Brigade Away W 58–51
13 May 23 Dallas Desperados Home L 41–67
14 May 31 Arizona Rattlers Home L 53–60
15 June 7 Tampa Bay Storm Away L 61–71
16 June 13 New Orleans VooDoo Home W 51–49
17 Bye Week

Playoff schedule[edit]

Round Date Opponent Home/Away Result
NC Wild Card June 30 Cleveland Gladiators Away L 66–69

Coaching[edit]

Roster[edit]

Uniform # Player Position Height Weight (lb)
1 Jake Eaton QB 6' 2" 215
2 Damon Mason DB 5' 9" 195
3 Ron Johnson WR 6' 3" 223
4 Ahmad Carroll DB 5' 11" 190
5 B.J. Cohen DL 6' 2" 280
9 Marlon Moye-Moore FB/LB 6' 2" 240
14 Shane Stafford QB 6' 3" 220
15 John Vaughn K 6' 0" 200
17 T.T. Toliver WR 5' 11 175
21 Chas Gessner WR 6' 5" 220
28 Kenny McEntyre DB 5' 11" 175
34 Odie Armstrong FB 5' 11" 265
42 Nick Allison DB 5' 11" 180
44 Brian Ballantine LB 6'1" 235 53 Steve Baggs LB 6' 2" 245
55 Chris Jahnke OL 6' 5" 315
62 Johnathan Clinkscale OL 6' 3" 315
65 Tim Goins OL 6' 3" 300
68 Darrell Campbell DL 6' 4" 290
72 Jasper Harvey OL 6' 3" 315
75 Bobby Harris OL 6' 4" 315
96 Doug Miller DL 6' 2" 290
98 Charles Hill OL/DL 6' 3" 300

Stats[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Week 1: at Philadelphia Soul[edit]

1 2 34Total
ORL 9 13 142056
PHI 14 21 212177

at Wachovia Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Date: March 1
  • Game time: 7:00 PM EST
  • Game attendance: 17,869

Week 2: at New Orleans VooDoo[edit]

1 2 34Total
ORL 13 14 131353
NO 7 27 71354

at New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana

  • Date: March 9
  • Game time: 3:00 PM EST
  • Game attendance: 13,042

Week 3: vs. Utah Blaze[edit]

1 2 34Total
UTA 7 28 141261
ORL 14 21 211369

at Amway Arena, Orlando, Florida

  • Date: March 14
  • Game time: 7:30 PM EST
  • Game attendance: 9,722

Week 4: vs. Georgia Force[edit]

1 2 34Total
GA 21 7 10745
ORL 10 21 71250

at Amway Arena, Orlando, Florida

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

Week 5: at Columbus Destroyers[edit]

1 2 34Total
ORL 7 16 71747
CLB 10 6 141444

at Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio

  • Date: March 29
  • Game time: 7:00 PM EST
  • Game attendance: N/A

Week 6: vs. Chicago Rush[edit]

1 2 34OTTotal
CHI 14 7 1414756
ORL 13 14 022857

at Amway Arena, Orlando, Florida

  • Date: April 6
  • Game time: 2:00 PM EST
  • Game attendance: 12,483

Week 7: at Grand Rapids Rampage[edit]

1 2 34Total
ORL 13 34 28075
GR 7 14 142156

at Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, Michigan

  • Date: April 13
  • Game time: 2:00 PM EST
  • Game attendance: 6,946

Week 8: at Georgia Force[edit]

1 2 34Total
ORL 21 10 142065
GA 7 26 141562

at The Arena at Gwinnett Center, Duluth, Georgia

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

Week 9: vs. Tampa Bay Storm[edit]

1 2 34Total
TB 7 17 141048
ORL 7 7 141341

at Amway Arena, Orlando, Florida

  • Date: April 26
  • Game time: 7:30 PM EST
  • Game attendance: 13,365

Week 10: vs. San Jose SaberCats[edit]

1 2 34Total
SJ 7 0 21735
ORL 17 10 142061

at Amway Arena, Orlando, Florida

  • Date: May 3
  • Game time: 7:30 PM EST
  • Game attendance: 11,733

Week 11: at Cleveland Gladiators[edit]

1 2 34Total
ORL 13 9 71443
CLE 7 20 211462

at Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, Ohio

  • Date: May 9
  • Game time: 7:00 PM EST
  • Game attendance: 13,808

Week 12: at Kansas City Brigade[edit]

1 2 34Total
ORL 14 21 91458
KC 14 17 13751

at Sprint Center, Kansas City, Missouri

  • Date: May 18
  • Game time: 2:00 PM EST
  • Game attendance: 10,992

Week 13: vs. Dallas Desperados[edit]

1 2 34Total
DAL 7 21 251467
ORL 14 14 6741

at Amway Arena, Orlando, Florida

  • Date: May 23
  • Game time: 7:30 PM EST
  • Game attendance: 12,366

Week 14: vs. Arizona Rattlers[edit]

1 2 34Total
ARZ 7 22 141760
ORL 6 7 162453

at Amway Arena, Orlando, Florida

  • Date: May 31
  • Game time: 7:30 PM EST
  • Game attendance: 12,821

Week 15: at Tampa Bay Storm[edit]

1 2 34Total
ORL 12 20 72261
TB 21 21 151471

at St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa, Florida

  • Date: June 7
  • Game time: 7:30 PM EST
  • Game attendance: 17,344

Week 16: vs. New Orleans VooDoo[edit]

1 2 34Total
NO 0 27 15749
ORL 7 14 141651

at Amway Arena, Orlando, Florida

  • Date: June 13
  • Game time: 7:30 PM EST
  • Game attendance: 13,423

Week 17[edit]

Bye Week

Playoffs[edit]

National Conference Wild Card: at (4) Cleveland Gladiators[edit]

1 2 34Total
(5) ORL 20 13 201366
(4) CLE 14 20 142169

at Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, Ohio

  • Date: June 30
  • Game time: 7:00 PM EST
  • Game attendance: 13,896

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