1995 Orlando Predators season

The 1995 Orlando Predators season was the fifth season for the Orlando Predators. They finished the 1995 Arena Football League season 7–5 and ended the season with a loss in ArenaBowl IX against the Tampa Bay Storm.[1]

1995 Orlando Predators season
Head coachPerry Moss
Home fieldOrlando Arena
Results
Record7–5
Division place2nd, Southern
Playoff finishW Quarterfinals vs. San Jose
W Semifinals vs. Iowa
L ArenaBowl vs. Tampa Bay

ScheduleEdit

Regular seasonEdit

Week Date Opponent Results Game site (attendance)
Final score Team record
1 May 13 at Connecticut Coyotes W 45–43 1–0 Hartford Civic Center (7,643)
2 May 19 at Charlotte Rage L 38–41 1–1 Independence Arena (6,665)
3 May 26 Miami Hooters W 51–13 2–1 Orlando Arena (15,638)
4 Bye
5 June 9 Albany Firebirds W 55–47 3–1 Orlando Arena (15,638)
6 June 17 at Miami Hooters W 48–29 4–1 Miami Arena (6,700)
7 June 23 Milwaukee Mustangs W 58–33 5–1 Orlando Arena (13,022)
8 July 1 Arizona Rattlers L 48–49 5–2 Orlando Arena (15,638)
9 July 8 at Albany Firebirds W 56–38 6–2 Knickerbocker Arena (12,868)
10 July 14 Tampa Bay Storm L 34–51 6–3 Orlando Arena (15,638)
11 July 22 at San Jose SaberCats L 27–54 6–4 San Jose Arena (14,431)
12 July 29 at Tampa Bay Storm L 20–44 6–5 ThunderDome (24,055)
13 August 4 Connecticut Coyotes W 62–29 7–5 Orlando Arena (15,638)

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PlayoffsEdit

The Predators were awarded the No. 6 seed in the AFL playoffs.

Round Date Opponent Results Game site (attendance)
Final score Playoff record
Quarterfinals August 13 at (3) San Jose SaberCats W 55–37 1–0 San Jose Arena (13,471)
Semifinals August 19 at (5) Iowa Barnstormers W 56–49 2–0 Veterans Memorial Auditorium (11,411)
ArenaBowl September 1 at (1) Tampa Bay Storm L 35–48 2–1 ThunderDome (25,087)

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StandingsEdit

Team Overall Division
Wins Losses Percentage Wins Losses Percentage
National Conference
Eastern Division
Albany Firebirds 7 5 0.583 3 1 0.750
Charlotte Rage 5 7 0.417 3 1 0.750
Connecticut Coyotes 1 11 0.083 0 4 0.000
Southern Division
Tampa Bay Storm 10 2 0.833 4 0 1.000
Orlando Predators 7 5 0.583 2 2 0.500
Miami Hooters 1 11 0.083 0 4 0.000
American Conference
Central Division
St. Louis Stampede 9 3 0.750 4 2 0.667
Iowa Barnstormers 7 5 0.583 4 2 0.667
Memphis Pharaohs 6 6 0.500 3 3 0.500
Milwaukee Mustangs 4 8 0.333 1 5 0.167
Western Division
San Jose SaberCats 8 4 0.667 2 2 0.500
Arizona Rattlers 7 5 0.583 3 1 0.750
Las Vegas Sting 6 6 0.500 1 3 0.250
  • Green indicates clinched playoff berth
  • Blue indicates division champion
  • Grey indicates best regular season record

AwardsEdit

Position Player Award All-Arena team
Wide receiver/defensive back Barry Wagner Ironman of the Year
Most Valuable Player
1st
Owner Don Dizney Commissioner's Award -

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Orlando Predators Team History - 1995 | ArenaFan.com". www.arenafan.com. Retrieved January 17, 2021.
  2. ^ a b "1995 Orlando Predators Game-by-Game Results on StatsCrew.com". www.statscrew.com. Retrieved January 17, 2021.