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1990 Detroit Drive season
Head coachPerry Moss
Home fieldJoe Louis Arena
Results
Record6–2
Division place1st
Playoff finishWon Semi-Finals (Gladiators) 61-30
Won ArenaBowl IV (Dallas Texans) 51–27
Team MVPArt Schlichter

The 1990 Detroit Drive season was the third season for the Drive. They finished 6–2 and won ArenaBowl IV.

Regular season

Schedule

Week Date Opponent Results Game site
Final score Team record
1 June 8 at Pittsburgh Gladiators W 43–35 1–0 Civic Arena
2 June 16 at Washington Commandos W 52–28 2–0 Patriot Center
3 June 22 Denver Dynamite L 22–35 2–1 Joe Louis Arena
4 June 29 Dallas Texans W 53–14 3–1 Joe Louis Arena
5 July 6 at Albany Firebirds W 50–21 4–1 Knickerbocker Arena
6 July 14 at Dallas Texans L 14–53 4–2 Reunion Arena
7 July 20 Albany Firebirds W 37–16 5–2 Joe Louis Arena
8 July 27 Pittsburgh Gladiators W 40–33 6–2 Joe Louis Arena

Standings

Team W L T PCT PF PA PF (Avg.) PA (Avg.) STK
xy-Detroit Drive 6 2 0 .750 326 215 40.7 26.9 W 2
x-Dallas Texans 6 2 0 .750 299 308 37.4 38.5 W 4
x-Denver Dynamite 4 4 0 .500 283 267 35.4 33.4 L 3
x-Pittsburgh Gladiators 3 5 0 .375 289 287 36.1 35.9 L 1
Albany Firebirds 3 5 0 .375 188 268 23.5 33.5 W 1
Washington Commandos 2 6 0 .250 244 284 30.5 35.5 L 2

y – clinched regular-season title

x – clinched playoff spot

Playoffs

Round Date Opponent Results Game site
Final score Team record
Semi-finals August 3 Pittsburgh Gladiators W 61–30 1–0 Joe Louis Arena
ArenaBowl IV August 11 Dallas Texans W 51–27 2–0 Joe Louis Arena

Roster

1990 Detroit Drive roster
Quarterbacks

Wide Receivers/Defensive Backs

Running Backs/Linebackers

Offensive Linemen/Defensive Linemen

Wide Receivers/Linebackers

Kickers

Rookies in italics
Roster updated March 13, 2013
23 Active, 0 Inactive, 0 PS

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Awards

Position Player Award All-Arena team
Quarterback Art Schlichter Most Valuable Player 1st
Kicker Novo Bojovic Kicker of the Year 1st
Wide Receiver/Defensive Back Gary Mullen none 1st/2nd
Fullback/Linebacker Alvin Rettig none 2nd
Offensive/Defensive Lineman Greg Orton none 2nd
Defensive Specialist Tate Randle none 2nd