2012 Iowa Barnstormers season

The 2012 Iowa Barnstormers season was the 12th season for the franchise, and the eighth in the Arena Football League. The team was coached by Mike Hohensee. The Barnstormers played their home games at Wells Fargo Arena. The Barnstormers finished the season 7–11 and failed to qualify for the playoffs.

2012 Iowa Barnstormers season
Head coachMike Hohensee
Home fieldWells Fargo Arena
Results
Record7–11
Division place3rd NC Central
Playoff finishDid not qualify

OffseasonEdit

Free AgencyEdit

Iowa Barnstormers Free Agency
Position Player 2011 Team 2012 Team
OL BJ Cambbell ??? Iowa Barnstormers
LB Darnell Carter Rookie F/A Iowa Barnstormers
QB JJ Raterink Chicago Rush Iowa Barnstormers
OL/DL Darnell Whitley ??? Iowa Barnstormers
WR Deryn Bowser ??? Iowa Barnstormers
FB Brian Holley ??? Iowa Barnstormers
QB Taharqa Rasshan ??? Iowa Barnstormers
DB Cameron McGlenn Iowa Barnstormers Iowa Barnstormers
OL/DL Cornelius Lewis ??? Iowa Barnstormers

StandingsEdit

Central Division
Team W L PCT PF PA DIV CON Home Away
z-San Antonio Talons 14 4 .778 1042 949 5–1 9–4 8–1 6–3
Chicago Rush 10 8 .556 1047 1044 4–2 5–6 7–2 3–6
Iowa Barnstormers 7 11 .389 948 1032 3–3 5–9 4–5 3–6
Kansas City Command 3 15 .167 705 938 0–6 1–12 2–7 1–8

z - Clinched division and conference's best record

ScheduleEdit

The Barnstormers began the season on the road against the Spokane Shock on March 12. Their first home game of the season was against the Utah Blaze on March 17. They hosted the San Antonio Talons on July 21 in their final regular season game.[1]

Week Day Date Kickoff Opponent Results Location Report
Score Record
1 Monday March 12 9:00 PM at Spokane Shock W 69–63 (OT) 1–0 Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena [2]
2 Saturday March 17 7:05 PM Utah Blaze L 49–69 1–1 Wells Fargo Arena [3]
3 Bye
4 Saturday March 31 7:05 PM Chicago Rush L 61–62 (OT) 1–2 Wells Fargo Arena [4]
5 Friday April 6 6:30 PM at Pittsburgh Power W 55–42 2–2 Consol Energy Center [5]
6 Saturday April 14 7:05 PM Arizona Rattlers W 56–54 3–2 Wells Fargo Arena [6]
7 Friday April 20 8:00 PM at Utah Blaze L 62–63 3–3 EnergySolutions Arena [7]
8 Saturday April 28 7:05 PM San Jose SaberCats L 33–76 3–4 Wells Fargo Arena [8]
9 Sunday May 6 4:00 PM at Chicago Rush L 50–61 3–5 Allstate Arena [9]
10 Saturday May 12 7:05 PM Kansas City Command W 62–42 4–5 Wells Fargo Arena [10]
11 Saturday May 19 6:00 PM at Jacksonville Sharks L 19–55 4–6 Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena [11]
12 Friday May 25 7:05 PM Spokane Shock L 62–68 4–7 Wells Fargo Arena [12]
13 Friday June 1 7:00 PM Cleveland Gladiators W 70–62 5–7 Wells Fargo Arena [13]
14 Saturday June 9 9:00 PM at Arizona Rattlers L 48–55 5–8 US Airways Center [14]
15 Saturday June 16 7:00 PM at San Antonio Talons L 35–57 5–9 Alamodome [15]
16 Bye
17 Saturday June 30 7:05 PM Pittsburgh Power L 49–56 5–10 Wells Fargo Arena [16]
18 Saturday July 7 7:00 PM at Kansas City Command W 54–27 6–10 Sprint Center [17]
19 Saturday July 14 9:00 PM at San Jose SaberCats L 48–57 6–11 HP Pavilion at San Jose [18]
20 Saturday July 21 7:05 PM San Antonio Talons W 66–63 7–11 Wells Fargo Arena [19]

RosterEdit

2012 Iowa Barnstormers roster
Quarterbacks

Fullbacks

Wide receivers

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Kickers

Injury Reserve
  • Currently vacant

Refused to report

  • Currently vacant

League Suspension

  • Currently vacant

Team Suspension

  • Currently vacant

Recallable reassignment

  • Currently vacant
  • Rookies in italics
  • Roster updated July 23, 2012
  • 22 Active, 0 Inactive

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Barnstormers Release 2012 Schedule". Iowa Barnstormers. October 6, 2011. Retrieved January 26, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Barnstormers Win OT Thriller in Season Opener". Iowa Barnstormers. March 13, 2012. Retrieved March 13, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Blaze Spoil Barnstormers Home Opener". Iowa Barnstormers. March 17, 2012. Retrieved March 18, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Barnstormers Drop Overtime Heartbreaker". Iowa Barnstormers. March 31, 2012. Retrieved April 1, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Barnstormers Blackout Power 55–42". Iowa Barnstormers. April 6, 2012. Retrieved April 7, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Iowa Storms Past Arizona 56–54". Iowa Barnstormers. April 14, 2012. Retrieved April 15, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Utah Blaze End Barnstormers Win Streak". Iowa Barnstormers. April 21, 2012. Retrieved April 21, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "Barnstormers Drop Second Straight". Iowa Barnstormers. April 28, 2012. Retrieved April 29, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "Chicago's Second Half Rush Finishes Barnstormers". Iowa Barnstormers. May 6, 2012. Retrieved May 7, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ "Barnstormers Back on Track With Commanding Victory". Iowa Barnstormers. May 12, 2012. Retrieved May 13, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. ^ "Barnstormers Shark-Bitten Once Again in Jacksonville". Iowa Barnstormers. May 19, 2012. Retrieved May 21, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. ^ "Barnstormers Fall to Shock 68–62". Iowa Barnstormers. May 25, 2012. Retrieved May 26, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  13. ^ "Barnstormers Slay Gladiators 70–62". Iowa Barnstormers. June 1, 2012. Archived from the original on 2013-02-04. Retrieved June 3, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  14. ^ "Barnstormers Snake-Bitten in Arizona". Iowa Barnstormers. June 10, 2012. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved June 10, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  15. ^ "Talons Extend Winning Streak to Seven Games". Arena Football League. June 17, 2012. Archived from the original on January 17, 2013. Retrieved June 18, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  16. ^ "Barnstormers Fall to Pittsburgh on Military Night". Iowa Barnstormers. June 30, 2012. Archived from the original on 2013-02-04. Retrieved July 1, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  17. ^ "Barnstormers Get Commanding Victory in Kansas City". Iowa Barnstormers. June 7, 2012. Archived from the original on 2016-03-03. Retrieved July 8, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  18. ^ "Barnstormers Lose Tough Battle With Saber Cats". Iowa Barnstormers. June 15, 2012. Archived from the original on 2013-02-05. Retrieved July 15, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  19. ^ "Barnstormers Win Shootout with Talons, 66–63". Arena Football League. July 21, 2012. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved July 22, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)