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The Atlantic City Blackjacks are a professional arena football team based in Atlantic City, New Jersey, that is announced to begin play in the Arena Football League (AFL) in 2019. Home games are to be played at Boardwalk Hall.[1][2] The team will be operated by Trifecta Sports and Entertainment, the same ownership group as the Albany Empire and Philadelphia Soul.[3] On January 31, the team announced two-time AFL coach of the year Ron James as its inaugural head coach.[4] After a name-the-team contest, the name Blackjacks was announced on March 7.[5]

Atlantic City Blackjacks
Current season
Established 2019
Play in Boardwalk Hall
in Atlantic City, New Jersey
ACBlackjacks.com
League/conference affiliations
Arena Football League (2019–present)
Team colorsBlack, red, gold and silver
                   
Personnel
Owner(s)Trifecta Sports and Entertainment
Head coachRon James
Team history
  • Atlantic City Blackjacks (2019–present)
Championships
League championships (0)
Conference championships (0)
Division championships (0)
Home arena(s)

Contents

RosterEdit

Atlantic City Blackjacks roster
Quarterbacks

Fullbacks

  • Currently vacant

Wide receivers

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Kickers

Reserve lists

Recallable reassignment

  • Currently vacant

Rookies in italics
Roster updated May 16, 2019
24 Active, 6 Inactive

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Coaches and personnelEdit

Atlantic City Blackjacks staff
Ownership   Coaches
  • Head coach – Ron James
  • Offensive coordinator – Shane Stafford
  • Defensive coordinator – Sergio Gilliam
  • Defensive line and linebackers coach – Caesar Rayford
  • Director of player personnel – Brandon Lang

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Brunetti, Michelle. "Arena Football League team approved for Atlantic City". Press of Atlantic City. Retrieved 2019-01-23.
  2. ^ "Arena Football League betting on Atlantic City". www.bizjournals.com. Retrieved 2019-01-23.
  3. ^ "Albany Empire Parent Company Chosen to Operate New Atlantic City AFL Franchise". OurSportsCentral.com. January 23, 2019.
  4. ^ "Atlantic City AFL Team Announces Head Coach, Coaching Staff". OurSportsCentral.com. January 31, 2019.
  5. ^ "ATLANTIC CITY BLACKJACKS ANNOUNCED AS AFL TEAM NAME AND LOGO". ACBlackjacks.com. March 7, 2019.

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