|Played for the Billings Outlaws of the National Indoor Football League.
|This Day in History|
|Robert Dixon is awarded the expansion Connecticut Coyotes franchise, to begin play in 1995.|
|2001-Orlando, FL & Raleigh, NC|
|The 1,000th and 1,001st regular-season AFL games are played. The Carolina Cobras and Orlando Predators share the honor as both their home games begin at 7:30 p.m. eastern. Carolina loses to Houston while Orlando is upended by Milwaukee.|
|ArenaBowl XVII: The Tampa Bay Storm defeated the Arizona Rattlers 43-29 to win a league-record fifth ArenaBowl title. Storm WR/LB Lawrence Samuels becomes the first player to win MVP & Ironman in the same ArenaBowl.|