1996 Florida Bobcats season

The 1996 Florida Bobcats season was the fifth season for the Florida Bobcats, and the first under that name. They finished the 1996 Arena Football League season 6–8 and were one of four teams in the National Conference to miss the playoffs.[1]

1996 Florida Bobcats season
Head coachJim Jensen
Home fieldWest Palm Beach Auditorium
Results
Record6–8
Division place3rd, Southern
Playoff finishDid not make playoffs

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Results Game site (attendance)
Final score Team record
1 April 26 Connecticut Coyotes W 55–27 1–0 West Palm Beach Auditorium (4,306)
2 May 5 at Anaheim Piranhas L 38–50 1–1 Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim (11,882)
3 May 10 at Orlando Predators L 20–38 1–2 Orlando Arena (16,116)
4 May 18 San Jose SaberCats L 26–43 1–3 West Palm Beach Auditorium (4,479)
5 May 25 at Arizona Rattlers L 37–53 1–4 America West Arena (15,505)
6 June 1 at Charlotte Rage W 51–40 2–4 Charlotte Coliseum (6,688)
7 June 8 at Tampa Bay Storm L 47–55 2–5 ThunderDome (14,117)
8 June 15 Minnesota Fighting Pike W 63–28 3–5 West Palm Beach Auditorium (4,450)
9 June 22 Texas Terror W 50–26 4–5 West Palm Beach Auditorium (3,970)
10 Bye
11 July 6 Tampa Bay Storm L 36–39 4–6 West Palm Beach Auditorium (3,663)
12 July 13 at Texas Terror W 49–34 5–6 Compaq Center (7,607)
13 July 20 Albany Firebirds L 63–66 5–7 West Palm Beach Auditorium (3,601)
14 July 27 Orlando Predators L 27–59 5–8 West Palm Beach Auditorium (4,018)
15 August 3 at St. Louis Stampede W 36–35 6–8 Kiel Center (8,752)

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StandingsEdit

Team Overall Division
Wins Losses Percentage Wins Losses Percentage
National Conference
Eastern Division
Albany Firebirds 10 4 0.714 4 0 1.000
Charlotte Rage 5 9 0.357 2 2 0.500
Connecticut Coyotes 2 12 0.143 0 4 0.000
Southern Division
Tampa Bay Storm 12 2 0.857 5 1 0.833
Orlando Predators 9 5 0.643 5 1 0.833
Florida Bobcats 6 8 0.429 2 4 0.333
Texas Terror 1 13 0.071 0 6 0.000
American Conference
Central Division
Iowa Barnstormers 12 2 0.857 4 2 0.667
Milwaukee Mustangs 10 4 0.714 5 1 0.833
St. Louis Stampede 8 6 0.571 3 3 0.500
Memphis Pharaohs 0 14 0.000 0 6 0.000
Western Division
Arizona Rattlers 11 3 0.786 3 2 0.600
Anaheim Piranhas 9 5 0.643 4 1 0.800
San Jose SaberCats 6 8 0.429 1 4 0.200
Minnesota Fighting Pike 4 10 0.286 1 2 0.333
  • Green indicates clinched playoff berth
  • Blue indicates division champion
  • Grey indicates best regular season record

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Florida Bobcats Team History - 1996 | ArenaFan.com". www.arenafan.com. Retrieved January 26, 2021.
  2. ^ "1996 Florida Bobcats Game-by-Game Results on StatsCrew.com". www.statscrew.com. Retrieved January 26, 2021.