2001 Arena Football League season

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2001 Arena Football League season
League Arena Football League
Sport Arena football
DurationApril 13, 2001 – August 19, 2001
ArenaBowl XV
Champions Grand Rapids Rampage
  Runners-up Nashville Kats
Finals MVP Terrill Shaw, GRA
AFL seasons

The 2001 Arena Football League season was the 15th season of the Arena Football League. The league champions were the Grand Rapids Rampage, who defeated the Nashville Kats in ArenaBowl XV. [1]




National Conference
Eastern Division
Toronto Phantoms 860.571710.875
New York Dragons 860.571440.500
Carolina Cobras 770.500530.625
Buffalo Destroyers 680.429440.500
New Jersey Gladiators 2120.143080.000
Southern Division
Nashville Kats 1040.714420.667
Tampa Bay Storm 1040.714330.500
Orlando Predators 860.571330.500
Florida Bobcats 680.429240.333
American Conference
Central Division
Grand Rapids Rampage 1130.786620.750
Indiana Firebirds 950.643440.500
Detroit Fury 770.500530.625
Chicago Rush 770.500350.375
Milwaukee Mustangs 3110.214260.250
Western Division
San Jose SaberCats 1040.714710.833
Arizona Rattlers 860.571530.625
Los Angeles Avengers 590.357440.500
Oklahoma Wranglers 590.357350.375
Houston Thunderbears 3110.214170.125


Wild Card Round Quarterfinals Semifinals ArenaBowl XV
1Grand Rapids53
11 Chicago 21
6 Orlando 26
1Grand Rapids83
5 Indiana 70
12 Carolina 41
4 Tampa Bay 31
1Grand Rapids64
2 Nashville 42
8 Toronto 38
9 New York 57
3 San Jose 47
10 Detroit 44
3San Jose68
7 Arizona 49

All-Arena team

PositionFirst teamSecond team
Quarterback Aaron Garcia, New York Clint Dolezel, Grand Rapids
Fullback/Linebacker Andre Bowden, Tampa Bay Rupert Grant, Nashville
Wide receiver/Defensive back Dameon Porter, Chicago
Jarrick Hillery, Nashville
Jay Jones, Indiana
Charlie Davidson, Toronto
Wide receiver/Linebacker Gary Compton, Milwaukee Michael Baker, Grand Rapids
Offensive specialist Kevin Swayne, New York James Bowden, Tampa Bay
Offensive lineman/Defensive lineman James Baron, Nashville
Robert Stewart, New York
R-Kal Truluck, Detroit
Ernest Allen, Orlando
Joe Jacobs, San Jose
Rod Williams, Tampa Bay
Defensive specialist Kenny McEntyre, Orlando
Mark Ricks, Los Angeles
Damon Mason, Orlando
Cornelius Coe, Indiana
Kicker Mike Black, Tampa Bay Brian Gowins, Grand Rapids

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