Los Angeles Xtreme

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Los Angeles Xtreme
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Founded 2001
League XFL
Team history Los Angeles Xtreme (2001)
Based in Los Angeles, California
Arena Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Colors Navy, Gold, Silver & White                    
Head coach Al Luginbill
Championships 1 Million Dollar Championship Game
(2001)
Division titles 1 Western Division
(2001)

The Los Angeles Xtreme was a professional American football team based in Los Angeles, California. The team was a member of the XFL begun by Vince McMahon of World Wrestling Entertainment and by NBC, a major television network in the United States. The team played its home games in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in the spring of 2001. They were in the XFL's Western Division with the San Francisco Demons, the Memphis Maniax and the Las Vegas Outlaws. The team had the league's best passing offense and was nicknamed "L.A.X." as a pun on the IATA code for Los Angeles International Airport. They finished the season in 1st place with a 7-3 record and defeated the Chicago Enforcers in the Playoffs and the San Francisco Demons in the Million Dollar Game with a score of 38-6 to win the league's sole Championship.

History[edit]

The LA Xtreme were the only champions of the XFL because NBC dropped the XFL concept after the first season due to dismal ratings. Shortly after this, McMahon announced that the league would be dissolved. However, the Xtreme's quarterback, Tommy Maddox, subsequently caught on with the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League, later leading them into the playoffs in 2002. Maddox also won the XFL's Most Valuable Player award. Jeremaine Copeland has achieved success in the CFL with the Montreal Alouettes, the Calgary Stampeders and the Toronto Argonauts.

Season-by-season[edit]

Season W L T Finish Playoff results
2001 7 3 0 1st Western Won Semifinals (Chicago)
Won Million Dollar Game (San Francisco)
Totals 9 3 0 (including playoffs)
Date Opponent Result
Sunday, February 4, 2001 @ San Francisco Demons L 13–15
Saturday, February 10, 2001 Chicago Enforcers W 39–32 (2OT)
Saturday, February 17, 2001 @ Las Vegas Outlaws W 12–9
Sunday, February 25, 2001 Memphis Maniax L 12–18
Saturday, March 3, 2001 @ New York / New Jersey Hitmen W 22–7
Sunday, March 11, 2001 @ Birmingham Thunderbolts W 35–26
Sunday, March 18, 2001 Orlando Rage W 31–6
Saturday, March 24, 2001 Las Vegas Outlaws W 35–26
Sunday, April 1, 2001 @ Memphis Maniax L 12–27
Saturday, April 7, 2001 San Francisco Demons W 24–0
Sunday, April 15, 2001 (Semi-final) Chicago Enforcers W 33–16
Saturday, April 21, 2001 (Championship) San Francisco Demons W 38–6

Standings[edit]

Western Division
Team W L T PCT PF PA STK
Los Angeles Xtreme 7 3 0 .700 235 166 W1
San Francisco Demons 5 5 0 .500 156 161 L1
Memphis Maniax 5 5 0 .500 167 166 W2
Las Vegas Outlaws 4 6 0 .400 169 143 L3

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Personnel[edit]

Coaches[edit]

Los Angeles Xtreme players[edit]

Other notable figures[edit]

Team leaders[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "XFL Standings". USA Today. May 12, 2001. Retrieved February 18, 2011. 

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