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2002 Indiana Firebirds
Preseason
Apr 06Orlando65-676,224
Apr 13(N) New Jersey35-470
 DCU Center (Worcester, MA)
Regular Season: 7-7
Apr 19Chicago42-479,123
Apr 27at Grand Rapids49-4310,485
May 04New York52-458,923
May 09at Toronto36-457,912
May 18at Detroit55-347,144
May 24Orlando37-409,641
May 31Tampa Bay52-5310,023
Jun 08at Dallas65-7911,364
Jun 14Detroit56-389,562
Jun 22at Arizona21-3413,353
Jun 29Grand Rapids56-4211,045
Jul 05at San Jose41-5214,414
Jul 14Los Angeles56-5312,286
Jul 20at Chicago51-418,544
Playoffs
Jul 27at Dallas46-4711,751
 Reunion Arena (Dallas, TX)
Indiana Firebirds
Arena:
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
(Indianapolis, IN)

Coached By:
Mike Dailey


For more franchise history see also...
Albany Firebirds
(1990-2000)

Awards
Individual Award Winners
 Support / Front Office Staff of the Year
First Team All-Arena Team
 FB/LB Leroy Thompson
 OL/DL Chris Snyder
All-Ironman Team
 OL/DL Kyle Moore-Brown
All-Rookie Team
 WR/DB Brett Bech
2002 Indiana Statistics
Rushing
 RushYdsTD
Leroy Thompson3711710
Ray Philyaw17594
Rich Young12442
Eddie Brown17324
Dameyune Craig3121
Ricky Hall691
Jay Jones260
Jim Ballard130
Chris Boden120
Van Johnson300
Team9928422
Passing
 CompAtt%YdsTDINTQB Rat.
Ray Philyaw26645059.13167569103.4
Dameyune Craig163644.426560109.4
Jim Ballard6875.09700115.1
Jay Jones11100.0310118.8
Team28949558.43532639104.7
Receiving
 ReceptYdsTD
Eddie Brown6988121
Van Johnson6179411
Jay Jones605028
Terence Davis4258511
Brett Bech193105
Gary Compton182394
Donnie Caldwell5951
Shawn Foreman5290
Robert Hall3261
Brian Dolph2310
DeJuan Alfonzo2300
Ray Philyaw160
Drew O`Connor140
Team288353262
Kick Returns
 ReturnsYdsTD
Evan Hlavacek297143
Jay Jones244210
Van Johnson172990
Eddie Brown9500
Terence Davis360
Greg Williams1220
Kyle Moore-Brown180
John Sikora100
Ray Philyaw000
Team8515203
Kicking
 FGM4ptFGA%XPM2ptXPA%Pts
Nelson Garner1203336.45907578.795
Andy Payne30650.01001283.319
Team1503938.56908779.3114
Defensive Stats
 TackAstTotSacksPBFFFRBlkIntYdsTDs
DeJuan Alfonzo641772.50.0141006891
Jay Jones3314400.09000000
Evan Hlavacek311538.50.011010390
Shawn Foreman2914360.010101160
Greg Williams28932.50.050003160
Cornelius Coe211327.50.050004510
Leroy Thompson166195.03000100
Hugh Hunter13917.52.02000000
Chris Snyder1210176.51330000
Rich Young128160.50210000
Ricky Hall13515.50.00010000
Van Johnson126150.00000000
John Sikora94110.50000000
Kyle Moore-Brown92100.50000000
Donnie Caldwell3660.010002110
Gary Compton2860.000002410
Nelson Garner6060.00000000
Brett Bech275.50.00010000
Mark Valvo3240.00000000
Mike Gantous2440.00000000
Umar Muhammad153.50.00100000
Andy Payne212.50.00000000
Brian Dolph052.50.00000000
Sunungura Rusununguko052.50.01000000
Aaron Johnson111.50.00000000
Chris Boden1010.00000000
Eddie Brown1010.00000000
Steve Scifres1010.00000000
Ray Philyaw1010.00000000
Team32817650415.053780222331
Lifetime Records
ArenaBowl Championships0
ArenaBowl Appearances0
Overall32-32
Home18-13
Away14-19
Neutral Site0-0
Overtime2-3
Reg. Season30-30
Playoffs2-2
Attendance 335,843
Average 10,833
Most Points
At Home05-05-200185New York Dragons
On Road06-23-200174Grand Rapids Rampage
Least Points
At Home03-16-200320Los Angeles Avengers
On Road06-22-200221Arizona Rattlers
Largest Victory
At Home03-20-200473-36Georgia Force
On Road08-05-200168-31Tampa Bay Storm
Worst Loss
At Home03-16-200320-42Los Angeles Avengers
On Road05-02-200438-60Las Vegas Gladiators
Most Points Against
At Home05-04-200377Georgia Force
On Road08-12-200183Grand Rapids Rampage
Least Points Against
At Home02-16-200323Chicago Rush
On Road04-19-20016Milwaukee Mustangs
Longest Streaks
Wins6
Home Wins7
Road Wins3
Losses6
Home Losses5
Road Losses4
Home Attendance
Highest02-07-200414,007Columbus Destroyers
Lowest07-29-20018,240Carolina Cobras