Maryland Maniacs

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Maryland Maniacs
Founded 2008
Folded 2010
League IFL (2009–2010)
Team history Maryland Maniacs (2009–2010)
Based in College Park, Maryland
Arena Cole Field House
Colors Black, Silver, Red, Gold, White
Owner(s) Messay Hailermariam
Head coach Darryl D’Ateno (interim)
Championships 0
Division titles 1 (2009 United Atlantic)
Dancers Lady Maniacs (Charita White, director)
Mascot Manny the Maniac

The Maryland Maniacs were a former professional Indoor Football team based in College Park, Maryland. The team was most recently a member of the Indoor Football League. The team began play in 2009 as an expansion team in the Indoor Football League. The Maniacs were the second indoor football team to be based in Maryland, following the Chesapeake Tide of the Continental Indoor Football League, who played in the same market. The owner of the Maniacs was Messay Hailermariam. The Maniacs played its home games at Cole Field House. Inaugural season home games were held at The Show Place Arena. They left the Indoor Football League in 2011, and have been rumored to be in discussion with American Indoor Football about joining their league.

Franchise history[edit]



Date Opponent Home/Away Result
March 29 RiverCity Rage Home Lost 24-42
April 2 Fairbanks Grizzlies Away Lost 41-72
April 9 Alaska Wild Away Won 49-40
April 18 Alaska Wild Home Won 52-33
April 24 Muskegon Thunder Away Won 40-14
May 2 Rochester Raiders Home Won 42-32
May 8 Saginaw Sting Away Won 41-32
May 16 Saginaw Sting Home Won 40-13
May 23 Rochester Raiders Home Won 48-31
May 30 Muskegon Thunder Home Won 53-27
June 5 Saginaw Sting Away Won 26-25
June 13 Muskegon Thunder Home Won 40-20
June 20 Bloomington Extreme Away Lost 12-50
June 27 Rochester Raiders Away Lost 39-64
July 25 RiverCity Rage (Divisional Playoff) Away Lost 31-55


Final roster[edit]

Maryland Maniacs roster

Running Backs

Wide Receivers

Offensive Linemen

Defensive Linemen


Defensive Backs


Injured Reserve

Exempt List

  • Currently vacant

Practice Squad

  • Currently vacant

Rookies in italics
Roster updated June 19, 2010
22 Active, 5 Inactive, 0 PS

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Season-by-season results[edit]

Note: The Finish, Wins, Losses, and Ties columns list regular season results and exclude any postseason play.

League Champions Conference Champions Division Champions Wild Card Berth League Leader
Season Team League Conference Division Regular season Postseason Results
Finish Wins Losses Ties
2009 2009 IFL United Atlantic 1st 10 4 Lost Divisional Round 31-55 (RiverCity)
2010 2010 IFL United Atlantic East 4th 1 13
Totals 11 17 All-time regular season record (2009–2010)
0 1 - All-time postseason record (2009–2010)
11 18 All-time regular season and postseason record (2009–2010)


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