2000 AF2 season

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The 2000 AF2 season was the very first season of the af2. It was succeeded by 2001. The league champions were the Quad City Steamwheelers, who capped off a perfect season with a victory over the Tennessee Valley Vipers in ArenaCup I. This is the only AF2 season lacking division alignment.

2000 AF2 season
LeagueAF2
SportArena football
Regular season
Season championsQuad City Steamwheelers
Playoffs
Semifinals championsQuad City Steamwheelers
  Semifinals runners-upNorfolk Nighthawks
Semifinals championsTennessee Valley Vipers
  Semifinals runners-upAugusta Stallions
ArenaCup I
ChampionsQuad City Steamwheelers
  Runners-upTennessee Valley Vipers
AF2 seasons

League infoEdit

New teams Arkansas Twisters, Augusta Stallions, Birmingham Steeldogs, Carolina Rhinos, Charleston Swamp Foxes, Greensboro Prowlers, Jacksonville Tomcats, Norfolk Nighthawks, Pensacola Barracudas, Quad City Steamwheelers, Richmond Speed, Roanoke Steam, Tallahassee Thunder, Tennessee Valley Vipers, Tulsa Talons
Renamed or Relocated teams None
Defunct teams None
Total teams 15

StandingsEdit

Team Overall Conference
Wins Losses Percentage Wins Losses Percentage
American Conference
Augusta Stallions 13 3 0.812 10 2 0.833
Norfolk Nighthawks 10 6 0.625 9 4 0.600
Jacksonville Tomcats 9 7 0.562 5 4 0.556
Carolina Rhinos 9 7 0.562 5 4 0.556
Richmond Speed 7 9 0.437 6 4 0.600
Charleston Swamp Foxes 4 12 0.333 3 7 0.300
Greensboro Prowlers 3 13 0.187 0 8 0.167
Roanoke Steam 3 13 0.187 0 8 0.167
National Conference
Quad City Steamwheelers 16 0 1.000 11 0 1.000
Tennessee Valley Vipers 10 6 0.625 6 3 0.667
Tulsa Talons 9 7 0.562 5 7 0.417
Pensacola Barracudas 8 8 0.500 6 3 0.667
Birmingham Steeldogs 7 9 0.437 3 7 0.300
Arkansas Twisters 7 9 0.437 2 7 0.222
Tallahassee Thunder 5 11 0.312 1 7 0.125

PlayoffsEdit

Round 1 Semifinals ArenaCup I
         
6 Tulsa 28
3 Tennessee Valley 49
3 Tennessee Valley 47
2 Augusta 40
7 Carolina 64
2 Augusta 76
3 Tennessee Valley 59
1 Quad Cities 68
5 Jacksonville 28
4 Norfolk 41
4 Norfolk 27
1 Quad Cities 75
8 Pensacola 19
1 Quad Cities 55

Awards and honorsEdit

Regular season awardsEdit

Award Winner Position Team
Offensive Player of the Year Aaron Sparrow Quarterback Augusta Stallions
Defensive Player of the Year Cornelius Coe Defensive lineman Quad City Steamwheelers
Ironman of the Year Xavier Patterson Wide receiver/Defensive back Quad City Steamwheelers
Coach of the Year Mike Neu Head Coach Augusta Stallions

ArenaCup IEdit

ArenaCup I
Quarter 1 2 3 4 Tot
Quad City Steamwheelers 21 20 14 13 68
Tennessee Valley Vipers 14 17 28 0 59
Date August 10, 2000
Arena iWireless Center
City Moline, Illinois
Attendance 8,261
Offensive Player of the Game
Defensive Player of the Game
Ironman of the Game
Winning Coach Frank Haege
Losing Coach Tom Luginbill

ArenaCup I was the 2000 edition of the af2's championship game, in which the National Conference runners-up Tennessee Valley Vipers were defeated by the National Conference Champions Quad City Steamwheelers in Moline, Illinois by a score of 68 to 59.

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