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1997 Iowa Barnstormers
Regular Season: 11-3
May 02at Texas63-453,674
May 09at New Jersey21-4513,185
May 17Portland60-1311,411
May 24at Albany68-5711,413
May 31Anaheim63-4211,250
Jun 08at Portland56-369,475
Jun 14San Jose31-37 (OT)11,250
Jun 20at Milwaukee72-5315,717
Jun 28Florida55-686,846
Jul 05Milwaukee47-2910,725
Jul 12Orlando60-5611,250
Jul 19at Tampa Bay61-3811,818
Jul 26Texas70-6211,250
Aug 02Albany76-6411,250
Playoffs
Aug 08San Jose68-5910,381
Aug 16Orlando52-3410,432
Aug 25at Arizona33-5517,436
Iowa Barnstormers
Arena:
Veterans Memorial Auditorium
(Des Moines, IA)

Coached By:
John Gregory

For more franchise history see also...
New York Dragons
(2001-2008)

Other franchises that have played in this area are ...
Iowa Barnstormers
(2001-2009)
Iowa Barnstormers
(2010-2014)

Awards
First Team All-Arena Team
 QB Kurt Warner
Second Team All-Arena Team
 WR/DB Carlos James
 OS Lamart Cooper
1997 Iowa Statistics
Rushing
 RushYdsTD
John Motton331328
Andre Allen251144
Willis Jacox12334
Kurt Warner12225
Leonard Conley3101
Lamart Cooper330
Jarrod DeGeorgia120
Ron Moran120
Shawn Collins111
Team9131923
Passing
 CompAtt%YdsTDINTQB Rat.
Kurt Warner32249864.741497914118.5
Jarrod DeGeorgia71838.91070136.1
Team32951663.842567915115.7
Receiving
 ReceptYdsTD
Lamart Cooper83118621
Willis Jacox7087916
Leonard Conley5863616
Chris Spencer5065713
Carlos James3654610
John Motton9981
Toney Catchings5591
Andre Allen5580
Shawn Collins5520
Mike Horacek4291
John Anderson1200
Steve Houghton1190
Hiawatha Phifer1140
Vernon Broughton130
Team329425679
Kick Returns
 ReturnsYdsTD
Lamart Cooper377083
Willis Jacox376070
Leonard Conley131790
Chris Spencer3420
Carlos James250
Todd Harrington200
Shawn Collins160
Hiawatha Phifer100
Team9615473
Kicking
 FGM4ptFGA%XPM2ptXPA%Pts
Mike Black1302552.096010690.6135
Team1302552.096010690.6135
Defensive Stats
 TackAstTotSacksPBFFFRBlkIntYdsTDs
Todd Harrington8316910.0222008341
Hiawatha Phifer4712530.080002240
Carlos James4710520.013000460
John Motton29933.52.00030100
Leonard Conley218250.010001321
Andre Allen171524.54.52130000
Toney Catchings1710221.54010000
Chris Spencer188220.03122120
John Anderson196220.011001310
Lamart Cooper19320.50.04000000
Gregory Eaglin18319.50.02010000
Steve Houghton1212183.54000000
Vernon Broughton98131.50000000
David Bush7490.00000000
Ron Moran658.50.00000000
Dave Witthum5471.00000000
Garry Howe456.50.00010000
Mike Sunvold536.50.00110000
Shawn Collins3240.01120000
Anthony Hutch313.50.01000000
Larry Blue212.50.00110000
Matt Eller2021.00000000
Kurt Warner1010.00000000
Mike Black1010.00000000
Jarrod DeGeorgia1010.00000000
Rossie Johnson1010.00000000
Willis Jacox1010.00000000
Mike Horacek0210.00020000
Team39814754515.0668172181292
Lifetime Records
ArenaBowl Championships0
ArenaBowl Appearances2
Overall61-32
Home35-16
Away26-16
Neutral Site0-0
Overtime0-2
Reg. Season55-27
Playoffs6-5
Attendance 531,323
Average 10,418
Most Points
At Home07-15-200077Albany Firebirds
On Road06-26-199977Albany Firebirds
Least Points
At Home06-24-199517San Jose SaberCats
On Road05-15-19986Orlando Predators
Largest Victory
At Home05-17-199760-13Portland Forest Dragons
On Road05-25-199551-18Connecticut Coyotes
Worst Loss
At Home05-03-199840-61Arizona Rattlers
On Road05-30-199821-55Houston ThunderBears
Most Points Against
At Home07-15-200076Albany Firebirds
On Road06-26-199976Albany Firebirds
Least Points Against
At Home05-25-199613Charlotte Rage
On Road05-25-199518Connecticut Coyotes
Longest Streaks
Wins10
Home Wins9
Road Wins4
Losses6
Home Losses3
Road Losses5
Home Attendance
Highest06-24-199511,411San Jose SaberCats
Lowest06-28-19976,846Florida Bobcats