2007 Nashville Kats season

The 2007 Nashville Kats season was the third season for the franchise since they resumed operations. They look to make the playoffs again after finishing 2006 with an 8–8 record. They went 7–9 and missed playoffs. This season was also the final season for the Nashville Kats. The team ceased operations again 4 months later.

2007 Nashville Kats season
Head coachPat Sperduto
Home fieldGaylord Entertainment Center
Nashville Arena
Sommet Center
Results
Record7–9
Division place4th
Playoff finishDid not qualify

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Home/Away Game Result
1 March 1 Columbus Destroyers Home L 58–56
2 March 9 Philadelphia Soul Home L 63–30
3 March 18 Utah Blaze Home W 69–55
4 March 24 Austin Wranglers Away W 70–63
5 April 1 Colorado Crush Away L 55–48
6 April 7 Chicago Rush Home L 66–54
7 April 14 Arizona Rattlers Away W 62–36
8 April 21 Kansas City Brigade Home W 49–40
9 April 27 Dallas Desperados Away L 69–62
10 May 5 Grand Rapids Rampage Away L 71–55
11 May 11 Colorado Crush Home L 57–35
12 May 19 Chicago Rush Away W 44–27
13 May 25 San Jose SaberCats Home L 48–34
14 Bye Week
15 June 10 Las Vegas Gladiators Away W 63–48
16 June 16 Kansas City Brigade Away L 66–63
17 June 23 Grand Rapids Rampage Home W 57–54

CoachingEdit

Pat Sperduto started his third season of his second stint as head coach of the Kats.

StatsEdit

OffenseEdit

QuarterbackEdit

Player Comp. Att. Comp% Yards TD's INT's Long Rating
Jeff Smoker 254 420 60.5 3446 57 17 49 103.7
Matt Kohn 14 26 53.8 192 5 2 28 85.3

Running BacksEdit

Player Car. Yards Avg. TD's Long
Dan Alexander 165 426 2.6 41 25
Ahmad Hawkins 6 16 2.7 1 6
Terrell Browden 6 14 2.3 1 3
Matt Kohn 1 12 12 0 12
Jeff Smoker 15 6 .4 3 4
Maurice Brown 1 0 0 0 0
Rocco Forgione 1 0 0 0 0
Rupert Grant 1 0 0 0 0
Kenny Higgins 1 −1 −1 0 −1

Wide ReceiversEdit

Player Rec. Yards Avg. TD's Long
Kenny Higgins 95 1440 15.2 25 47
Maurice Brown 34 510 15 9 44
C. J. Johnson 34 411 12.5 8 30
Demetris Bendross 15 158 10.5 2 39
Rocco Forgione 14 152 10.9 2 24
Dan Alexander 13 124 9.5 1 18
Carlos Wright 7 64 9.1 1 15
Isaiah Ross 5 50 10 0 19
Terrell Browden 2 21 10.5 1 12
James Baron 2 7 3.5 1 5
Joe Minucci 2 6 3 1 3
Ahmad Hawkins 2 4 2 0 3

TouchdownsEdit

Player TD's Rush Rec Ret Pts
Dan Alexander 42 41 1 0 254
Kenny Higgins 25 0 25 0 150
C. J. Johnson 12 0 8 4 72
Maurice Brown 9 0 9 0 54
Jeff Smoker 3 3 0 0 18
Demetris Bendross 2 0 2 0 12
Terrell Browden 2 1 1 0 12
Rocco Forgione 2 0 2 0 12
Ahmad Hawkins 2 1 0 1 24
James Baron 1 0 1 0 6
Joe Minucci 1 0 1 0 6
Carlos Wright 1 0 1 0 6

DefenseEdit

Player Tackles Solo Assisted Sack Solo Assisted INT Yards TD's Long
Liam Ezekiel 83.5 59 49 1.5 1 1 0 0 0 0
Ahmad Hawkins 71.5 65 13 0 0 0 13 149 2 48
Keon Raymond 70 59 22 0 0 0 3 30 0 22
Chris Pointer 43 40 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lynarise Elpheage 32.5 31 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Eric Joyce 18 15 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Maurice Brown 17 11 12 0 0 0 1 5 0 5
Brenden Givan 14 10 8 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
James Baron 13.5 10 7 4 3 2 0 0 0 0
Brian Howard 11 5 12 1 0 2 0 0 0 0
Terrell Browden 9.5 8 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rupert Grant 8 6 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Howard Hodges 8 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Aaron McConnell 7.5 5 5 2.5 2 1 0 0 0 0
Dan Alexander 7 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jason Witczak 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Anthony Herron 4.5 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Joe Minucci 3.5 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Carlos Wright 3.5 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Carey Clayton 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
C. J. Johnson 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jeff Smoker 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Clarence Curry 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kenny Higgins 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Demetris Bendross 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rocco Forgione 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Clay Harrell 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kelvin Ingram 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Charlie Morris 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Isaiah Ross 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Special TeamsEdit

Kick ReturnEdit

Player Ret Yards TD's Long Avg Ret Yards TD's Long Avg
Maurice Brown 44 748 0 33 17 2 26 0 14 13
C. J. Johnson 24 659 0 57 27.5 2 28 0 22 14
Demetris Bendross 19 380 0 49 20 0 0 0 0 0
Carlos Wright 13 263 0 38 20.2 0 0 0 0 0
Ahmad Hawkins 8 122 1 29 15.3 2 23 0 15 11.5
Lynarise Elpheage 2 32 0 17 16 0 0 0 0 0
Kenny Higgins 3 8 0 7 2.7 0 0 0 0 0
Keon Raymond 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

KickingEdit

Player Extra pt. Extra pt. Att. FG FGA Long Pct. Pts
Jason Witczak 103 112 4 13 57 0.308 115
Liam Ezekiel 0 1 0 0 0 0.000 0

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