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Encyclopedia > Carolina Cobras
Carolina Cobras
Year founded 2000
Year folded 2004
Prior names none
ArenaBowl championships none

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Carolina Cobras logo, claiming fair use This work is copyrighted. ... The ArenaBowl is the Arena Football Leagues championship game. ...


History

The Carolina Cobras were a franchise in the Arena Football League. The team was formed prior to the 2000 season. They played their home games in Raleigh, North Carolina at the Raleigh Sports & Entertainment Arena (Now called the RBC Center) prior to the 2003 season, and were then based in the Charlotte Coliseum. On September 20, 2004, the league announced the termination of this franchise; its players were made available to the other AFL teams in an dispersal draft. The Arena Football League (AFL) was founded in 1987 as an American football indoor league. ... See also: 1999 in sports, other events of 2000, 2001 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Dale Jarrett won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Bobby Labonte Indy Racing League - Buddy Lazier won the season championship Indianapolis 500- Juan Pablo Montoya CART Racing... See also Raleigh, North Carolina and Sir Walter Raleigh. ... State nickname: Tar Heel State; Old North State Other U.S. States Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Governor Michael Easley (D) Senators Elizabeth Dole (R) Richard Burr (R) Official language(s) English Area 139,509 km² (28th)  - Land 126,256 km²  - Water 13,227 km² (9. ... Carolina Hurricanes at the RBC Center NC State Wolfpack at the RBC Center The RBC Center (originally the Raleigh Entertainment and Sports Arena) is an indoor arena located in Raleigh, North Carolina. ... See also: 2002 in sports, other events of 2003, 2004 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Michael Waltrip wins rain-shortened Daytona 500 Winston Cup Championship won by Matt Kenseth for Ford. ... The Charlotte Coliseum is a multi-purpose sports and entertainment arena in Charlotte, North Carolina. ... September 20 is the 263rd day of the year (264th in leap years). ... See also: 2003 in sports, other events of 2004, 2005 in sports, list of years in sports. // Events On January 28, International Olympic Committee Vice-President Kim Un-yong is arrested on charges of corruption in Seoul. ... A (sports) draft is a process by which professional sports teams select players not contracted to any team, often from colleges or amateur ranks. ...


Season-by-season

Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties

Season W L T Finish Playoffs
2000 3 11 0 4th NC Southern --
2001 7 7 0 3rd NC Eastern Lost Week 1 (Indiana Firebirds)
2002 6 8 0 2nd NC Southern Lost Week 2 (Arizona Rattlers)
2003 0 16 0 4th NC Southern --
2004 6 10 0 2nd NC Eastern --

The Indiana Firebirds were a team in the Arena Football League. ... Arizona Rattlers are an Arena Football League team, based in Phoenix, Arizona. ...

Notable Players

  • Aaron Bailey, Offensive specialist 2001-2002
  • Mario Grier, Fullback/Linebacker 2000-2002
  • Elliot "Jack" Jackson, Offensive specialist 2000
  • Michael "Bo" Kelly, Fullback/Linebacker 2000
  • Fred McNair, Quarterback 2000-2001
  • Cornelius White, Wide Receiver/Linebacker 2000-2001

Aaron Bailey was a character on the TV sitcom Full House played by Miko Hughes. ... Caornelius White(Born:June 28,1968) is an Arena Football League wide receiver/linebacker for the Columbus Destroyers. ...

External links

Arena Football League

American Conference
Central Division

Chicago Rush
Colorado Crush
Grand Rapids Rampage
Nashville Kats
The Arena Football League (AFL) was founded in 1987 as an American football indoor league. ... The Chicago Rush is an Arena Football League team. ... Colorado Crush is an Arena Football League team that began play in 2003. ... The Grand Rapids Rampage participate in the Arena Football League. ... This page is for the current Nashville Kats, which began play in the Arena Football League in 2005. ...

Western Division

Arizona Rattlers
Las Vegas Gladiators
Los Angeles Avengers
San Jose SaberCats
Utah Blaze Arizona Rattlers are an Arena Football League team, based in Phoenix, Arizona. ... The Las Vegas Gladiators have no connection to the Pittsburgh Gladiators, the Arena Football League team that is now the Tampa Bay Storm. ... The Los Angeles Avengers is an Arena Football League team based in Los Angeles, California at the Staples Center, also currently home to the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League and the Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association. ... The San Jose SaberCats are an Arena Football League team. ... The Utah Blaze is an Arena Football League team that will begin play in 2006. ...


National Conference
Eastern Division

Columbus Destroyers
Dallas Desperados
New York Dragons
Philadelphia Soul
The Columbus Destroyers are an Arena Football League team, founded in Buffalo, New York in 1999. ... The Dallas Desperados are an Arena Football League team that began play in 2002. ... The New York Dragons are an Arena Football League team. ... Conference National Division Eastern Year founded 2004 Home arena Wachovia Center City, State Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Wild card titles none Division titles none Conference titles none ArenaBowl championships none For the music genre, see Philadelphia soul. ...

Southern Division

Austin Wranglers
Georgia Force
Kansas City Brigade
Orlando Predators
Tampa Bay Storm The Austin Wranglers are an American football team from Austin, Texas in the Arena Football League. ... Conference National Division Southern Year founded 2001 Home arena Philips Arena City, State Atlanta, Georgia Wild card titles 1: 2003 Division titles 1: 2005 Conference titles 1: 2005 ArenaBowl championships none The Georgia Force is in no way related to the San Antonio Force, which was an Arena Football League... Conference National Division Southern Year founded 2006 Home arena Kemper Arena City, State Kansas City, Missouri Wild card titles none Division titles none Conference titles none ArenaBowl championships none History After the announcement that the New Orleans VooDoo would suspend operations for the 2006 AFL season due to Hurricane Katrina... Founded in 1991, the Orlando Predators are an Arena Football League team based in Orlando, Florida. ... The Tampa Bay Storm are a member franchise of the Arena Football League. ...


The New Orleans VooDoo are inactive for the 2006 season.
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Georgia Force Football - Official Site (694 words)
Carolina kicker, Matt George, entered the game a perfect 17-for-17, but missed is first PAT attempt of the game leaving the score 20-6 after one quarter.
Carolina would get the score to its closest margin of the game at three points when Hall hit Nick Ward for an 11-yard touchdown cutting the score to 34-31 Georgia as the third quarter ended.
Carolina attempted an on-side kick, which was recovered by Hammond as the Force held on for the win.
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The Cobras had trouble on the top two boards, but were powerhouses on Boards 3+4, as FM Oleg Zaikov finished in 2nd place the USCL MVP voting while playing on Board 3.
Carolina's cinderella story came to an end in the playoffs, where they fell to New York by a score of 3-1.
The Cobras gave their fans some real excitement in 2006, and they hope that their young players all improve for the 2007 season and that they can make a return trip to the postseason.
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