The Bricktown Brawlers were a professional indoor football team based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. They were a member of the Lonestar Division of the Intense Conference in the Indoor Football League (IFL). The team was founded in 2010 as an expansion member of the IFL. The Brawlers played their home games at Cox Convention Center.
Played in Cox Convention Center
in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
|Indoor Football League (2011)
|Team colors||Brick red, black, white|
|Head coach||William McCarthy|
|League championships (0)|
|Conference championships (0)|
|Division championships (0)|
On October 25, 2010, it was announced that Jay and Dale Morris had been awarded an expansion franchise in the Indoor Football League. On November 4, 2010, the team announced that Steve Perdue would be their inaugural head coach, as well as a name-the-team contest. On November 22, 2010, it was announced that the franchise would be named the Bricktown Brawlers. On December 16, 2010, the Brawlers announced that former University of Oklahoma quarterback Jason White was added as a co-owner of the team. Assistant coach William McCarthy became the head coach prior to the start of the season.
After their tenth game of the 2011 season, the Bricktown Brawlers released most of their players and used local semiprofessional teams wearing the Brawlers' uniforms to play the final four games. The Brawlers officially folded at the conclusion of the season and filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection on July 27, 2011.
|Season||League||Conference||Division||Regular season||Postseason results|
|2011||IFL||Intense||Lonestar||4th||2||8||Did not qualify|
- William McCarthy – Head coach
- Mike Martinez – Assistant
- Jahmal Fenner – Assistant
- Lamar Baker – Assistant
- Steve Perdue – Assistant
|Bricktown Brawlers roster|
|2011 Bricktown Brawlers season|
|Head coach||William McCarthy|
|Home field||Cox Convention Center|
1 Myriad Gardens
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
|Division place||4th Lonestar|
|Playoff finish||Did not qualify|
|0*||February 21||West Texas Roughnecks||Away||L 22–39||0–1|
|2||March 6||Allen Wranglers||Home||L 36–39||0–2|
|3||March 13||Amarillo Venom||Home||W 29–20||1–2|
|4||March 20||West Texas Roughnecks||Home||W 31–27||2–2|
|5||March 25||Allen Wranglers||Away||L 26–42||2–3|
|6||April 3||Colorado Ice||Home||L 26–38||2–4|
|7||April 8||Wyoming Cavalry||Away||L 25–63||2–5|
|9||April 23||Sioux Falls Storm||Home||L 30–84||2–6|
|11||May 7||Wichita Wild||Home||L 14–51||2–7|
|12||May 14||Amarillo Venom||Away||L 35–50||2–8|
|13||May 21||Arizona Adrenaline**||Away||L 6–54||2–9|
|14||May 28||West Texas Roughnecks**||Home||L 6–48||2–10|
|15||June 6||Amarillo Venom**||Away||L 0–77||2–11|
|16||June 11||Allen Wranglers**||Away||L 6–85||2–12|
* = Kickoff Classic Weekend, before week 1 starts.
** = Played by local semi-pro replacement teams in place of the Brawlers
|2011 Lonestar Division|
|y Allen Wranglers||10||4||0||0.714||664||510||7–2||—||W2|
|x West Texas Roughnecks||10||4||0||0.714||656||391||6–3||—||W3|
- Last four games were losses played by replacements teams.
- Ryan Aber (October 25, 2010). "Yard Dawgz won't play in OKC this year, but IFL will". NewsOK.com. Retrieved March 25, 2015.
- Ryan Aber (November 4, 2010). "Oklahoma City's indoor football team introduces coach, releases schedule". NewsOK.com. Retrieved March 25, 2015.
- "New Oklahoma City IFL Organization Unveils Team Name & Logo". www.oursportscentral.com. OurSports Central. November 22, 2010. Retrieved March 25, 2015.
- Ryan Aber (December 16, 2010). "Former OU QB Jason White will co-own Bricktown Brawlers football team". NewsOK.com. Retrieved March 25, 2015.
- "Brawlers Camp Features Quarterback Battle". OurSports Central. February 16, 2011.
- "Venom tumble on road". www.amarillo.com. Amarillo Globe-News. March 14, 2011. Retrieved March 25, 2015.
- Cheryl Hartz (May 25, 2011). "AZ Adrenaline trounce Brawlers". www.pvtrib.com. Prescott Valley Tribune. Archived from the original on April 2, 2015. Retrieved March 25, 2015.
- "Oklahoma City's Bricktown Brawlers file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy". NewsOK.com. August 3, 2011. Retrieved March 25, 2015.