Rio Grande Valley Magic

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Rio Grande Valley Magic
Founded 2010
Folded 2012
League SIFL (2011)
LSFL (2012)
Team history Rio Grande Valley Magic (2011–2012)
Based in Hidalgo, Texas
Arena State Farm Arena
Colors Royal Blue, Sky Blue, Silver
Owner(s) Chad Dittman
Joe Kramer
Head coach Schuyler Anderson
Championships (0)
Division titles (0)
Playoff berths (2) 2011, 2012

The Rio Grande Valley Magic were a professional indoor football team based in Hidalgo, Texas. The Magic were charter members of the Lone Star Football League (LSFL) in 2012, after playing as an expansion team in the Southern Indoor Football League (SIFL) in 2011. The Magic played their home games at the State Farm Arena.


In July, 2010, team owner Chad Dittman announced that he would be bringing a expansion team of the Southern Indoor Football League (SIFL) to Rio Grande Valley.[1] On August 19, 2010, Dittman announced the team's nickname would be the Magic and that the team would be coached by former NFL quarterback, John Fourcade.[2]

Head coaches[edit]

Note: Statistics are correct through the end of the 2012 Lone Star Football League season.

Name Term Regular Season Playoffs Awards
W L T Win% W L
John Fourcade 2011 6 6 0 .500 0 1
Schuyler Anderson 2012 6 6 0 .500 1 1

Statistics and records[edit]

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
2011 2011 SIFL Western Southwest 3rd 6 6 0 Lost Wild Card 62-65 (Houston)
2012 2012 LSFL 3rd 6 6 0 Won Semifinal 50-47 (Laredo)
Lost Lone Star Bowl I 40-62 (Amarillo)
Totals 12 12 0 All-time regular season record (2011-2012)
1 2 - All-time postseason record (2011-2012)
13 14 0 All-time regular season and postseason record (2011-2012)



  1. ^ David Hinojosa (July 29, 2010). "Indoor football officially returns to RGV". The Monitor. Retrieved July 15, 2014. 
  2. ^ Brian Sandalow (August 20, 2010). "Former NFL QB Fourcade to lead newly-named Magic". The Monitor. Retrieved July 15, 2014. 

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