2005 National Indoor Football League season

The 2005 National Indoor Football League season was the fifth season of the National Indoor Football League (NIFL). The league champions were the Tri-Cities Fever, who defeated the Rome Renegades in Indoor Bowl V.

2005 NIFL season
LeagueNational Indoor Football League
Sportindoor American football
Regular season
Season championsOdessa Roughnecks
Playoffs
Atlantic championsRome Renegades
  Atlantic runners-upCincinnati Marshals
Pacific championsTri-Cities Fever
  Pacific runners-upOdessa Roughnecks
Indoor Bowl V
ChampionsTri-Cities Fever
  Runners-upRome Renegades
NIFL seasons

StandingsEdit

Team Overall Conference
Wins Losses Percentage Wins Losses Percentage
Atlantic Conference
Eastern Division
RiverCity Rage 10 4 0.714 5 1 0.833
Cincinnati Marshals 7 6 0.538 2 4 0.333
Dayton Warbirds 7 6 0.538 4 2 0.667
New Jersey XTreme 0 14 0.000 0 5 0.000
Southern Division
Daytona Beach Hawgs* 8 6 0.571 9 2 0.818
Miami Morays 7 7 0.500 4 3 0.571
Lakeland Thunderbolts 5 8 0.385 4 5 0.444
Kissimmee Kreatures 2 12 0.143 3 6 0.333
Central Division
Montgomery Maulers 8 6 0.571 2 2 0.500
Rome Renegades 7 7 0.500 3 1 0.750
Fayetteville Guard 7 7 0.500 1 4 0.250
Pacific Conference
Northern Division
Odessa Roughnecks 14 0 1.000 4 0 1.000
Lubbock Gunslingers 4 10 0.286 1 3 0.250
San Angelo Stampede 3 11 0.214 1 3 0.250
Western Division
Everett Hawks 14 0 1.000 9 0 1.000
Wyoming Cavalry 10 4 0.714 6 4 0.600
Tri-Cities Fever 9 5 0.643 4 4 0.500
Billings Mavericks 4 9 0.308 3 6 0.333
Lincoln Capitols 0 12 0.000 0 8 0.000
Southern Division
Southwest Louisiana Swashbucklers 10 4 0.715 6 4 1.000
Corpus Christi Hammerheads 8 6 0.571 2 2 0.500
Beaumont Drillers 5 9 0.357 0 4 0.000
  • Green indicates clinched playoff berth
  • Purple indicates division champion
  • Grey indicates best conference record

*= Despite winning the division, the D.B. Hawgs were unable to play in the playoffs for using an illegal player in a game against the Rome Renegades.

PlayoffsEdit

Conference Quarterfinals Conference Semifinals Conference Championships Indoor Bowl V
            
5 Fayetteville 78
4 Dayton 63
5 Fayetteville 69
3 Cincinnati 70
3 Cincinnati 67
1 RiverCity 64
3 Cincinnati 41
Atlantic Conference
6 Rome 51
8 Lakeland 7
6 Rome 53
6 Rome 35
2 Montgomery 28
7 Miami 35
2 Montgomery 65
A6 Rome 31
P5 Tri-Cities 47
8 Billings 60
1 Everett 97
1 Everett 53
5 Tri-Cities 54
5 Tri-Cities 35
4 Wyoming 31
5 Tri-Cities 41
Pacific Conference
2 Odessa 39
7 Beaumont 23
2 Odessa 74
2 Odessa 69
6 Corpus Christi 28
6 Corpus Christi 31
3 Southwest Louisiana 29

SemifinalsEdit

Atlantic Conference

  • Rome 51, 3-Cincinnati 41

Pacific Conference

  • Tri-Cities 41, Odessa 39

Indoor Bowl VEdit

  • Tri-Cities 47, Rome 31

External linksEdit