Arena Bowl '90 (or Arena Bowl IV) was the Arena Football League's fourth Arena Bowl. The game featured the #2 Dallas Texans against the #1 Detroit Drive. Both teams finished their seasons at 6-2, yet the Drive led in points for (326-299) and points against (215-308).
In the first quarter, Detroit drew first blood with Quarterback Art Schlichter getting a two-yard and a five-yard touchdown runs on Quarterback sneaks.
In the second quarter, the Drive continued to score, with FB/LB Alvin Rettig getting a one-yard touchdown run and catching an 11-yard touchdown pass from Schlichter. Afterwards, the Texans managed to get on the board with FB/LB Mitchell Ward getting a one-yard touchdown run, while Quarterback Ben Bennett completed a six-yard touchdown pass to WR/DB Aatron Kenney. However, the Drive responded with Kicker Novo Bojovic nailing a 42-yard field goal to end the half.
In the third quarter, Detroit continued its first half domination with Schlichter getting another one-yard touchdown run, while completing a 37-yard touchdown pass to WR/DB Gary Mullen.
In the fourth quarter, Dallas tried to respond with Ward getting a one-yard touchdown run and FB/LB Alvin Blackmon getting a three-yard touchdown run, yet the Drive wrapped the game up with Schlichter's two-yard touchdown run.
With the win, the Detroit Drive became the first team to achieve a three-peat, with three-straight ArenaBowl wins.