Dallas Marshals

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Dallas Marshals
Current season
Established 2015
Folded 2018
Played in Fair Park Coliseum
in Dallas, Texas
Dallas Marshals helmet
Dallas Marshals logo
HelmetLogo
League/conference affiliations

Champions Indoor Football (2016–2018)

  • Southern Division (2016)
  • South Conference (2017–2018)
Team colors Blue, silver, black, white
                   
Personnel
General manager Floyd L. Smith IV
Head coach Larry Hendrix, Jr.
Team history
  • Mesquite Marshals (2016)
  • Dallas Marshals (2017–2018)
Championships
League championships (0)
Conference championships (0)
Division championships (0)
Home arena(s)

The Dallas Marshals were a member of Champions Indoor Football and based in Dallas, Texas. The Marshals were scheduled to play their home games at the Fair Park Coliseum, but all remaining Marshals games were listed as postponed as of April 21, 2018. The team announced it had ceased operations on April 27.

History[edit]

The Mesquite Marshals were announced on June 30, 2015, to play out of Mesquite Arena as part of Champions Indoor Football (CIF). They announced their head coach and released their uniforms the following day. Doug Bland, one of the future owners, attended a Texas Revolution game in nearby Allen the previous season and helped found the Marshals. The Marshals finished their inaugural season with a record of 2–10, finishing in sixth place in the CIF Southern Division. After the team's first season, they were renamed to the Dallas Marshals.

In 2017, after their second season, part owner Doug Bland also left the organization to found another team in the CIF, the Quad City Steamwheelers, selling the entire team to Bruce Badgett. Bland also sold Mesquite Arena to another party.[1]

Prior to their third season, on December 21, 2017, the team announced their move to Dallas and the Fair Park Coliseum due to arena lease issues in negotiations with the new arena owners.[2] Before the 2018 season, the Marshals canceled their first home exhibition game for February 17.[3] The played their next two regular season home games on March 3 and 10, however, they canceled their next two for March 24 and April 14 on the day of the games.[4][5] After the April 14 postponed game, the CIF issued a statement that a decision concerning the team is pending.[6] The Marshals played an away game at the Texas Revolution on April 21, and the Fair Park Coliseum listed all remaining Marshals' games as postponed. On April 27, the team had suspended operations for the rest of the season.[7]

Logos and uniform[edit]

2017 Marshals logo

The Mesquite Marshals unveiled their uniforms on July 1, 2015. The helmets are white with a green stripe running parallel to a gold stripe along with a white facemask. The logo of a Marshal with a star on a hat is depicted over the word "MESQUITE" on top of the word "MARSHALS" in Ewert font. Their home uniforms consist of green jerseys and stripe-free green pants, with red outlining the white numbers in Ewert, along with green and gold stripes along the shoulder pads. The team's road uniforms have white jerseys and blank white pants. Green numbers (Ewert) with a thin layer of gold surrounding them can be seen on the road jerseys.

Roster[edit]

Dallas Marshals roster
Quarterbacks
  •  2 Jeffrey Legree

Running backs

  • -- Derric Johnson
  •  4 Dondre Lewis-Freeman
  • 10 Delenzia Turner-Green

Wide receivers

  • 11 Stacy Martin
  • 12 Anthony McGhee
  • 29 Juan Reese
  • 89 Robbie Rhodes
Offensive linemen
  • 99 Christopher Atchison
  • 76 Brandon Bishop
  • 50 Michael Boyeifo
  • -- Curtis Rattlers
  • -- Kamaron Young

Defensive linemen

  • 44 Anthony Gilbert
  •  3 Thomas Logan
  •  7 Sam Wren
Linebackers
  •  8 Howard Stephens

Defensive backs

  • 23 Justin Backus
  •  6 Brett Bowers
  •  1 Anquanius Frazier
  • 24 Chris Love
  • 21 Clifton Rhodes III
  • 17 Anthony Webb

Special teams

  • 34 Brad Dunavant
Reserve lists
  • 20 Matthew Dash DB (IR) Injury icon 2.svg
  • -- Warren Dent OL (IR-DFR) Injury icon 2.svg
  • -- Robert Kent QB (Susp.)

Rookies in italics
Roster updated April 19, 2018
23 Active, 3 Inactive

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Statistics and records[edit]

Season-by-season results[edit]

League Champions Conference Champions Division Champions Playoff Berth League Leader
Season Team League Conference Division Regular season Postseason results
Finish Wins Losses Ties
2016 2016 CIF Southern 6th 2 10 0
2017 2017 CIF South 5th 7 5 0
2018 2018 CIF South Folded 1 5 0
Totals 10 20 0 All-time regular season record
0 0 All-time postseason record
10 20 0 All-time regular season and postseason record

Game results[edit]

2016[8]
Week Date Opponent Result Record Game site
1 February 20 Dallas–Fort Worth Hawks (exhibition) L 30–31 Mesquite Arena
2 Bye week
3 March 5 at Dodge City Law L 42–62 0–1 United Wireless Arena
4 March 12 Sioux City Bandits W 27–26 1–1 Mesquite Arena
5 March 19 at Texas Revolution L 31-41 1-2 Allen Event Center
6 March 26 at Duke City Gladiators L 24-70 1-3 Tingley Coliseum
7 April 2 Texas Revolution L 32-51 1-4 Mesquite Arena
8 April 9 Amarillo Venom L 59-60 1-5 Mesquite Arena
9 April 16 at Bloomington Edge L 35-73 1-6 US Cellular Coliseum
10 Bye week
11 April 30 at San Angelo Bandits L 41-54 1-7 Foster Communications Coliseum
12 May 7 Duke City Gladiators L 43-47 1-8 Mesquite Arena
13 Bye week
14 May 20 at Texas Revolution L 43-92 1-9 Allen Event Center
15 May 28 Dodge City Law L 27-38 1-10 Mesquite Arena
16 June 4 Texas Revolution W 75-74 2-10 Mesquite Arena
2017[9]
Week Date Opponent Result Record Game site
1 March 4 CenTex Cavalry W 55–37 1-0 Mesquite Arena
2 Bye week
3 March 18 at Amarillo Venom L 32-59 1–1 Amarillo Civic Center
4 March 23 at Texas Revolution L 18–61 1–2 Allen Event Center
5 April 1 at Dodge City Law L 19-56 1-3 United Wireless Arena
6 April 8 Salina Liberty W 36-19 2-3 Mesquite Arena
7 April 15 at CenTex Cavalry W 48-41 3-3 Bell County Expo Center
8 April 22 Texas Revolution W 73-58 4-3 Mesquite Arena
9 Bye week
10 May 6 CenTex Cavalry W 72-47 5-3 Mesquite Arena
11 May 14 at CenTex Cavalry W 58-52 6-3 Bell County Expo Center
12 May 20 Wichita Force L 27-34 6-4 Mesquite Arena
13 May 27 at Kansas City Phantoms L 42-48 6-5 Silverstein Eye Centers Arena
14 June 3 Omaha Beef W 62-55 7-5 Mesquite Arena

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Steamwheelers owner's former team folds". Quad-City Times. May 2, 2018. 
  2. ^ "Dallas Marshals in Dallas, TX | Dallas Marshals". dallasmarshals.com. Retrieved 2018-04-23. 
  3. ^ "IMPORTANT: Dallas Marshals February 17th Preseason Game Postponed!". Facebook. February 15, 2018. 
  4. ^ "March 24 game canceled". Facebook. March 24, 2018. 
  5. ^ "April 14 game canceled". Facebook. April 14, 2018. 
  6. ^ "Amarillo - Dallas postphone - Details to follow". April 14, 2018. Retrieved April 23, 2018. 
  7. ^ "Dallas Marshals Suspends 2018 season". CIF. April 27, 2018. 
  8. ^ "Schedule". Mesquite Marshals. Retrieved March 13, 2016. 
  9. ^ "2017 Schedule - Champions Indoor Football". Championship Indoor Football. Retrieved Oct 29, 2017. 

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