Baton Rouge Blaze

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Baton Rouge Blaze
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Baton Rouge Blaze
Founded 2000
Folded 2001
League AF2
Conference National
Division Central
Based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Arena Baton Rouge River Center Arena
Head coach Alan Risher

The Baton Rouge Blaze was an expansion team that joined the af2 in 2001. The Advocate held a "Name the Team" contest which was won by a local teacher, Sean Fluharty. The head coach was former LSU quarterback Alan Risher. The cheer/dance team were known as the Starz and were led by former Miss Fitness Universe and Miss Bikini Universe Katie Uter. The Blaze were joined by the Bossier-Shreveport Battle Wings, Columbus Wardogs, Florida Firecats, Iowa Barnstormers (not to be confused with the Iowa Barnstormers that became the New York Dragons of the AFL), Lafayette Roughnecks, Lincoln Lightning, Louisville Fire, Macon Knights, Memphis Xplorers, Peoria Pirates, Rochester Brigade, and Wichita Stealth. In 2001, the Blaze went 10-6 but did not make the playoffs. Due to the owner's financial difficulties, the Blaze were discontinued prior to the 2002 season.


Season W L T Finish Playoff results
2001 10 6 0 3rd NC South Central --

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