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ArenaBowl XXIV
QB, Coach Bask In ArenaBowl Victory
WJXT Jacksonville

Jacksonville Sharks ArenaBowl XXIV celebration
Jacksonville Sharks Press Release

In just two short years, the Jacksonville Sharks won ArenaBowl XXIV out in the desert. Now it is time to celebrate.

Breaking it Down - ArenaBowl XXIV
Andy Lopusnak,

ArenaBowl XXIV featured a title-game record eleven lead changes, including four in the final 52 seconds. The last was the most dramatic and capped the greatest ArenaBowl in league history when Jacksonville QB Aaron Garcia hit receiver Jeron Harvey on a ten-yard strike as time expired that gave the Sharks an ArenaBowl title in just the team's second season. As usual, Breaking it Down will provide more insight into this great game than anywhere in the indoor football universe. Enjoy!

City of Jacksonville celebrates Jacksonville Sharks
Jacksonville Sharks Press Release

The City of Jacksonville is proud to celebrate the Jacksonville Sharks as the winner of the ArenaBowl XXIV World Championship.

ArenaBowl XXIV on NFL Network sets record rating
AFL Press Release

Four days after ďArena Football FridayĒ on NFL Network reached a record high rating, it was surpassed yet again on Friday, August 12, 2011 during ArenaBowl XXIV.

Pittsburgh Power receive Commissioner's Award
AFL Press Release

The Arena Football League announced today that the PITTSBURGH POWER has been awarded the 2011 Commissionerís Award.

Jacksonville wins Arena Bowl

Jacksonville Wins ArenaBowl XXIV in Dramatic Fashion
The Jacksonville Observer

Jacksonville Sharks defeat Arizona Rattlers on final play of ArenaBowl

Sharks win ArenaBowl championship
Jacksonville Sharks Press Release

The Jacksonville Sharks wasted no time after their 64-55 win in the American Conference game over the Georgia Force.

Nobody Beat's Aaron's! Sharks Win ArenaBowl XXIV
Adam Markowitz,

QB Aaron Garcia has his storybook ending after all. The quarterback for the Jacksonville Sharks called his own number on the final play of ArenaBowl XXIV and came up with the biggest play in his storied career. Thanks to WR Jeron Harvey's 10-yard TD reception with no time remaining, the Sharks beat the host Arizona Rattlers to claim ArenaBowl XXIV by a 73-70 score in front of 14,320 at the US Airways Center.

Sharks win ArenaBowl on final play
Florida Times-Union

Sharks Win Arena Bowl 73-70 Over Arizona For First Ever AFL Title
First Coast News

Despite Short Turnaround, Sharks Hope to Win It in the Desert
The Jacksonville Observer

AFL announces 2011 Hall of Fame class
AFL Press Release

During halftime of ArenaBowl XXIV, AFL Commissioner Jerry B. Kurz announced the 2011 AFL Hall of Fame Class.

Commissioner Kurz named Founder's Award recipient
AFL Press Release

Arena Football League Commissioner Jerry B. Kurz has been named the Founderís Award recipient for 2011, the League announced at the ArenaBowl XXIV Awards Presentation on Thursday night.

Ten Selected For Arena Football League Hall of Fame
Adam Markowitz,

At halftime at ArenaBowl XXIV at the US Airways Center, Barry Wagner, George LaFrance, Hunkie Cooper, Eddie Brown, Darren Arbet, Sylvester Bembery, Sam Hernandez, Gene Nudo, Stevie Thomas, and Kurt Warner were announced as the Arena Football League Hall of Fame Class of 2011. Only five were expected to be selected.

Jacksonville Sharks win ArenaBowl XXIV 73-70
Joe Kauffman,

Jacksonville Sharks quarterback Aaron Garcia completed a 10 yard pass to Jeron Harvey as time expired to win ArenaBowl XXIV 73-70 in front of 14,320 atthe U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. The 143 total points is the most ever in ArenaBowl history.

To hear Sharks QB Aaron Garcia called a champion would have nice ring to it for teammates
Florida Times-Union

Consensus Says Snakes Over Sharks in ArenaBowl XXIV
Adam Markowitz,

It's finally game day here in Phoenix, AZ, as the Arizona Rattlers and the Jacksonville Sharks are all set to take to the gridiron in a 5:30 local start time at the US Airways Center. There has been a ton of pomp and circumstance leading up to this one in the Desert, and now that most of the hoopla is done with, we're all set to make our picks for ArenaBowl XXIV!