2014 Bemidji Axemen season

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2014 Bemidji Axemen season
OwnerChris Kokalis & Ross Ladehoff
Head coachRobert Fuller
General managerChris Kokalis
Home field Sanford Center
1111 Event Center Drive
Bemidji, Minnesota 56601
Results
Record5–9
Conference place3rd United

The 2014 Bemidji Axemen season was the team's first season as a professional indoor football franchise and first in the Indoor Football League (IFL). One of nine teams competing in the IFL for the 2014 season, the Bemidji, Minnesota-based Axemen were members of the United Conference.

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Founded in August 2013 as an expansion team, the Bemidji Axemen began play in February 2014 with the start of the 2014 IFL season. [1] Under the leadership of co-owners Chris Kokalis and Ross Ladehoff plus head coach Robert Fuller, the team plays their home games at the Sanford Center in Bemidji, Minnesota. [2]

Off-field moves

On October 14, 2013, the Axemen announced Robert Fuller as the team's first head coach. Fuller has eight years of indoor football experience, including the last two seasons as head coach of the Green Bay Blizzard. He was honored as the Indoor Football League Coach of the Year in both 2011 and 2012. [3]

Bemidji acquired their field turf from a defunct IFL team in Ohio and refurbished and repainted the surface before their first home exhibition game. [2] On January 20, 2014, the team announced that naming rights for the field were sold to the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe for their Palace Casino and Hotel. As such, the team plays its home games on "Palace Casino Field inside the Sanford Center". [4]

The team is working with medical and athletic training services provider Sanford Bemidji to monitor the condition of players for potential treatment of concussions and brain injuries. [5]

Roster moves

On September 20, 2013, the Axemen announced the signing of their first player, kicker Scott Enos. He played college football with the University of Hawaii and his professional experience includes a stint with the Cedar Rapids Titans. [6]

The team held public tryouts on November 23–24, 2013, at the West Saint Paul Regional Athletics Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. [7] On December 3, the team announced the signing of offensive lineman Chuck Palonis, linebacker Jory Johnson, wide receiver Maurice Patterson, and defensive lineman Maurice Hamption. [8]

On December 14, Bemidji signed defender DeQuan Starling, wide receiver Darnell Williams, and quarterback Joshua Aakre. The team also announced that they had acquired wide receiver Ryan Balentine in a trade for future considerations with the Green Bay Blizzard. [9]

Awards and honors

On February 26, 2014, the IFL announced its Week 1 Players of the Week. Bemidji Axemen defensive back DeQuan Starling received an Honorable Mention for defense. [10] On March 5, 2014, the IFL announced its Week 2 Players of the Week. Bemidji Axemen defensive back and kick returner De'Markus Washington each received an Honorable Mention for special teams play. [11]

On March 19, 2014, the IFL announced its Week 4 Players of the Week. Bemidji Axemen quarterback Hunter Wanket was named as the Offensive Player of the Week. Wide receiver Ryan Balentine received an Honorable Mention for offense, linebacker Jory Johnson received an Honorable Mention for defense, and kick returner De’Markus Washington received a second Honorable Mention for special teams play. [12] On March 26, 2014, the IFL announced its Week 5 Players of the Week. Bemidji Axemen wide receiver Nick Truesdell received an Honorable Mention for offense. Linebacker Jory Johnson received a second Honorable Mention for defense. [13]

On April 2, 2014, the IFL announced its Week 6 Players of the Week. Bemidji Axemen linebacker Jory Johnson received his third Honorable Mention this season for defense. Kicker Zach Pulkinen received an Honorable Mention for special teams play. [14] On April 16, 2014, the IFL announced its Week 8 Players of the Week. Bemidji Axemen defensive back De’Markus Washington received his third Honorable Mention of the season, but first for defense rather than special teams play. [15] On April 23, 2014, the IFL announced its Week 9 Players of the Week. Bemidji Axemen wide receiver Ryan Balentine received an Honorable Mention for offense. Defensive lineman Montez Robinson received an Honorable Mention for defense. Kicker Zach Pulkinen received an Honorable Mention for special teams play. [16]

Schedule

Key:   Win  Tie  Loss   Bye

Pre-season

WeekDayDateKickoffOpponentResultsLocation
ScoreRecord
1FridayFebruary 77:05pm Cedar Rapids Titans L 30–42 [17] [18] 0–1 Sanford Center [19] [20] [21]
2SaturdayFebruary 157:05pmat Cedar Rapids Titans L 11–22 [22] 0–2 U.S. Cellular Center [18] [23]

Regular season

All start times are local time

WeekDayDateKickoffOpponentResultsLocation [24]
ScoreRecord
1SaturdayFebruary 227:00pm Green Bay Blizzard W 40–36 [25] [26] [27] 1–0 Sanford Center [28]
2SaturdayMarch 17:00pmat Nebraska Danger L 43–19 [29] [30] [31] 1–1 Eihusen Arena [32] [33]
3 BYE
4SaturdayMarch 157:05pm Wyoming Cavalry W 92–49 [34] [35] 2–1 Sanford Center [36]
5FridayMarch 217:05pm Nebraska Danger L 38–48 [37] [38] [39] 2–2 Sanford Center [40] [41]
6SaturdayMarch 297:05pmat Cedar Rapids Titans L 37–48 [42] [43] [44] 2–3 U.S. Cellular Center [45] [46]
7 BYE
8FridayApril 117:05pmat Wyoming Cavalry W 33–14 [47] [48] [49] 3–3 Casper Events Center [50]
9SaturdayApril 197:05pmat Cedar Rapids Titans L 57–60 [51] [52] [53] 3–4 U.S. Cellular Center [54] [55]
10FridayApril 25♥7:05pm Green Bay Blizzard W 42–364–4 Sanford Center [56] [57]
11SaturdayMay 37:00pmat Green Bay Blizzard W 66–615–4 Resch Center
12SaturdayMay 107:05pm Tri-Cities Fever L 50–515–5 Sanford Center
13SaturdayMay 177:05pmat Sioux Falls Storm L 13–345–6 Sioux Falls Arena
14 BYE
15SaturdayMay 317:05pm Texas Revolution L 27–435–7 Sanford Center
16SaturdayJune 77:05pm Cedar Rapids Titans L 43–495–8 Sanford Center
17FridayJune 137:30pmat Green Bay Blizzard L 32–525–9 Resch Center

♥ Rescheduled from April 26 due to arena scheduling conflicts [56]

Roster

2014 Bemidji Axemen roster
Quarterbacks
  • 14Joshua Aakre
  • 18Cody Kirby

Running Backs

  •  6Warren Matthews Jr.
  •  7DeMario Pippen

Wide Receivers

  •  4Ryan Balentine
  •  3Philander Browder
  • --Sheldon Galloway
  •  5Josh Jarboe
  • 15David Lewis
Offensive Linemen
  • 66Terrence Clark
  • 70Kadre Pinder
  • 72Chuck Palonis

Defensive Linemen

  • 94Jordan Morgan
  • 99Torlan Pittman
  • 98Caesar Rodriguez
Linebackers
  • 28Jory Johnson
  • 15Derek Rose

Defensive Backs

  •  2Lamar Allen
  • --Byron Best
  • 12Brandon Clarke
  • 21A. J. Downs
  •  8Mike McMillan
  • 13Gary Wilburn

Kickers

  • 34Zach Pulkinen
Injured Reserve
  • 92Nate Douglas DL
  •  5Hunter Wanket QB

Transfer List

  • 36Jajuan Harley DB

Refused to Report

  • 90Maurice Hampton DL
  • 88Darnell Williams WR

Rookies in italics
Roster updated June 5, 2014
25 Active, 5 Inactive

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Standings

2014 United Conference
WLTPCTPFPAGBSTK
y - Sioux Falls Storm 1310.9297545000.0L1
x - Cedar Rapids Titans 1130.7866895972.0W2
Bemidji Axemen 590.3575926248.0L5
Texas Revolution 3110.21453264110.0L2
Green Bay Blizzard 2120.14361576911.0W1

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