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Predators reactivate QB Randy Hippeard from Injured Reserve

Saturday June 27, 2015

 Preds QB Eligible Play in Saturday’s Game vs. New Orleans


ORLANDO – June 26, 2015 – The Orlando Predators have reactivated veteran quarterback Randy Hippeard from the injured reserve list, the team announced Friday. Hippeard will be eligible to play in Saturday’s home game against the New Orleans VooDoo.


Hippeard (6-3, 205, Virginia-Wise) started the first six games of the season and threw for 1,759 yards with 32 touchdowns and two interceptions while completing 75.3 percent of his pass attempts. He added 49 yards and two more scores on the ground. Despite missing the past seven contests, Hippeard still ranks eighth in the Arena Football League in both passing yards and passing touchdowns.


In corresponding roster moves, wide receiver Courtney Gardner (6-3, 220, Sierra) was placed on injured reserve while quarterback Brian Zbydniewski (6-1, 205, Belhaven) was placed on the inactive reserve list.


Saturday’s game against the New Orleans VooDoo will be broadcast live locally on WKMG-CBS 6. Kickoff from the Amway Center is scheduled for 7:00pm EST. Tickets are available for purchase by calling 407-355-2200 or online at For all the latest news and updates, visit and follow the team on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.



The 2014 South Division Champion Orlando Predators enters its 24th season as Central Florida’s most exciting and innovative professional sports franchise. Proud members of the Arena Football League, the Predators have achieved unprecedented success on the field. Orlando has advanced to the AFL playoffs a league-leading 22 times in their history while securing seven conference championships, including two ArenaBowl Championship victories in 1998 and 2000.