2017 Green Bay Blizzard season

Last updated
2017 Green Bay Blizzard season
OwnerLarry Treankler
Kathy Treankler
Head coachCorey Roberson
Home field Resch Center
Results
Record3–13
Conference place4th
Playoff finishDid not qualify

The 2017 Green Bay Blizzard season was the team's fifteenth season as a professional indoor football franchise and eighth in the Indoor Football League (IFL). One of ten teams that competed in the IFL for the 2017 season, the Blizzard were members of the United Conference.

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Led by head coach Corey Roberson, the Blizzard played their home games at the Resch Center in the Green Bay suburb of Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin.

Staff

2017 Green Bay Blizzard staff
Front Office
  • Co-Owner – Larry Treankler
  • Co-Owner – Kathy Treankler
  • Director of Sales – Ryan Hopson
  • Community Relations & Group Sales – Selena Cashman

Head Coach

  • Head Coach – Corey Roberson
 

Offensive coaches

  • Offensive Coordinator – Matt Behrendt
  • Assistant Coach – Nigel Stephens
  • Offensive Line/Defensive Line – Dean Picotte
  • Special Teams Coordinator - Anthony Parker

Schedule

Key:   Win  Tie  Loss   Bye

Regular season

[1] All start times are local time

WeekDayDateKickoffOpponentResultsLocationAttendance
ScoreRecord
1FridayFebruary 177:05pmat Cedar Rapids Titans W 46–13 [2] 1–0 U.S. Cellular Center 3,176
2ThursdayFebruary 239:00pmat Spokane Empire L 31–34 [3] 1–1 Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena
3 BYE
4SundayMarch 123:05pm Iowa Barnstormers L 30-49 [4] 1-2 Resch Center 4,409
5SundayMarch 193:05pmat Cedar Rapids TitansW 34-28 [5] 2-2U.S. Cellular Center2,874
6SundayMarch 263:05pm Arizona Rattlers L 29–30 [6] 2–3Resch Center
7SaturdayApril 17:05Cedar Rapids TitansL 37–412–4Resch Center
8SaturdayApril 87:05pmat Iowa BarnstormersL 26–272–5 Wells Fargo Arena 6,028
9SaturdayApril 157:05pmat Sioux Falls Storm L 33–552–6 Denny Sanford Premier Center
10SaturdayApril 227:05pmSioux Falls StormL 49–56 [7] 2–7Resch Center
11SaturdayApril 298:05pmat Arizona RattlersL 29–642–8 Talking Stick Resort Arena
12SaturdayMay 67:05pmIowa BarnstormersL 34–412–9Resch Center
13SaturdayMay 137:05pmSioux Falls StormL 24–442–10Resch Center2,314
14SaturdayMay 207:05pmat Nebraska Danger L 25–412–11 Eihusen Arena
15FridayMay 267:05pmat Iowa BarnstormersL 12–642–12Wells Fargo Arena8,377
16SaturdayJune 37:05pm Wichita Falls Nighthawks L 37–442–13Resch Center2,377
17SaturdayJune 107:05pm Salt Lake Screaming Eagles W 37–343–13Resch Center4,657
18 BYE

Standings

2017 United Conference
WLTPCTPFPACONGBSTK
y - Sioux Falls Storm 1420.8757694679–2W3
x - Iowa Barnstormers 1330.8137025808–31.0L1
Wichita Falls Nighthawks 1240.7508327456–22.0L1
Green Bay Blizzard 3130.1885136652–911.5W1
Cedar Rapids Titans 1150.0634947801–1013.0L10

Roster

2017 Green Bay Blizzard roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

  • 21 Darryan Ragsdale

Wide receivers

  • 17 Jack Bramswig
  • 15Dorian Buford
  •  1 Jereme Jones
  • 12Andre McDonald
  • 86 Marquel Willis
Offensive linemen
  • 74 Justin Bell
  • 50Will Dancy
  • 55 Max Westphal
  • 77 Kenneth Woodget

Defensive linemen

  •  9 Giovani Francois
  • 70Pat McNeil
  • 42 Karmiah Yates
Linebackers
  • 34Robert Metz

Defensive backs

  •  2 Manny Asprilla
  •  8 Jarred Evans
  • 13 Tyrell Pearson
  • 18 Keith Reynolds
  • 10 J. D. Roussel

Special teams

  • 19 Jeff Budzein
Reserve lists
  • -- Patrick Arinze RB (IR) Injury icon 2.svg
  •  6 Derek Brim DB (IR) Injury icon 2.svg
  • 69 Isaac Harris III OL (IR) Injury icon 2.svg
  • -- Leon Hill OL (Did Not Report)
  • 22 Cortez Johnson DB (IR-DFR) Injury icon 2.svg
  • 14 Jerome Junior DB (IR) Injury icon 2.svg
  • -- Chris Malott WR (IR) Injury icon 2.svg
  •  4 Karl Mickelsen LB (IR) Injury icon 2.svg
  •  5Jasen Oden Jr. RB (IR) Injury icon 2.svg
  • --Quentin Parks DL (IR) Injury icon 2.svg
  • -- Sean Watson DL (IR) Injury icon 2.svg

Rookies in italics
Roster updated June 7, 2017
24 Active, 13 Inactive

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