2016 Iowa Barnstormers season
OwnerJeff Lamberti
Head coachJoe Brannen
General managerJohn Pettit
Home fieldWells Fargo Arena
730 3rd Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
Results
Record4–12
Conference place5th
Playoff finishdid not qualify

The 2016 Iowa Barnstormers season was the team's sixteenth season as a professional indoor football franchise and second in the Indoor Football League (IFL). One of ten teams that compete in the IFL for the 2016 season, the Barnstormers are members of the United Conference.

Led by head coach Joe Brannen, the Barnstormers play their home games at the Wells Fargo Arena in the Des Moines, Iowa.

Schedule

Key:   Win   Tie   Loss   Bye

Pre-season

Week Day Date Kickoff Opponent Results Location
Score Record
1 Friday February 12 7:05pm at Cedar Rapids Titans W 59–50 U.S. Cellular Center

Regular season

All start times are local time

Week Day Date Kickoff Opponent Results Location
Score Record
1 Saturday February 20 8:00 PM at Colorado Crush W 56–50[1] 1–0 Budweiser Events Center
2 Friday February 26 7:05 PM Green Bay Blizzard W 73–21[2] 2–0 Wells Fargo Arena
3 BYE
4 Friday March 11 7:05 PM at Wichita Falls Nighthawks L 47–74[3] 2–1 Kay Yeager Coliseum
5 BYE
6 Saturday March 26 8:05 PM at Billings Wolves W 38–27[4] 3–1 Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark
7 Friday April 1 9:00 PM at Spokane Empire L 51–54[5] 3–2 Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena
8 Friday April 9 7:05 PM Nebraska Danger L 43–46[6] 3–3 Wells Fargo Arena
9 Saturday April 16 7:05 PM Spokane Empire L 34–54[7] 3–4 Wells Fargo Arena
10 Sunday April 24 3:05 PM at Green Bay Blizzard L 72–73[8] 3–5 Resch Center
11 Friday April 29 7:05 PM at Nebraska Danger W 37–30[9] 4–5 Eihusen Arena
12 Saturday May 7 7:05 PM Colorado Crush L 56–93[10] 4–6 Wells Fargo Arena
13 BYE
14 Saturday May 21 7:05 PM at Cedar Rapids Titans L 33–46[11] 4–7 U.S. Cellular Center
15 Friday May 27 7:05 PM Sioux Falls Storm L 49–50 (OT) 4–8 Wells Fargo Arena
16 Saturday June 4 7:05 PM Cedar Rapids Titans L 23–46[12] 4–9 Wells Fargo Arena
17 Saturday June 11 7:05 PM at Sioux Falls Storm L 30–53[13] 4–10 Denny Sanford Premier Center
18 Saturday June 18 7:05 PM Wichita Falls Nighthawks L 54–73[14] 4–11 Wells Fargo Arena
19 Saturday June 25 7:05 PM Cedar Rapids Titans L 41–48[15] 4–12 Wells Fargo Arena

Standings

2016 United Conference
W L T PCT PF PA GB STK
ySioux Falls Storm 15 1 0 .938 951 720 -- W11
xCedar Rapids Titans 12 4 0 .750 781 628 3.0 W7
xWichita Falls Nighthawks 11 5 0 .688 1001 861 4.0 W2
Green Bay Blizzard 5 11 0 .313 682 932 10.0 L1
Iowa Barnstormers 4 12 0 .250 737 838 11.0 L7

Roster

2016 Iowa Barnstormers roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

  •  3 Marquise Cushon
  •  1 Anthony Eboreime
  • 12 Lucas Hefty
  •  4 Bryan Pray
  • 11 Brady Roland
Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

  • 52 Marquel Combs
  • 91 Danny Farr
  • 90 Mike Franklin
  • 55 Phillip Lewis
  • 45 Ra'Shawde Myers
  • 18 Reshard Simmons
  • 99 Terrance Surratt
Linebackers
  • 23 Javicz Jones

Defensive backs

  • 21 Ter'Ran Blanton
  •  5 Fred Griggs
  • 10 Chayz Holt
  • 41 Michael Johnson
  • 19 Gabe Lynn
  • 22 Derrick Morgan

Special teams

  • 20 Jimmy Allen
Reserve lists
  • 17 Mister Alexander LB (Exempt)
  •  8 Alex Bartlett DB (IR)
  •  5 James Caine DB (Did not report)
  •  7 Matt Goldsmith DB (Exempt)
  • 52 Will Harris OL (IR)
  • 35 Manfred Johnson DB (IR)
  •  6 DaeJohn Love DB (IR)
  • -- Aaron Wimberly RB (Did not report)
  • Rookies in italics
  • Roster updated June 23, 2016
  • 28 Active, 8 Inactive
Archived June 23, 2015, at the Wayback Machine

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References

  1. ^ "Barnstormers defeat Colorado Crush to open 2016 season". www.desmoinesregister.com. The Des Moines Register. February 21, 2016. Retrieved February 21, 2016.
  2. ^ "Barnstormers blast Green Bay in home opener". www.desmoinesregister.com. The Des Moines Register. February 26, 2016. Retrieved February 29, 2016.
  3. ^ Donny Victory (March 11, 2016). "Nighthawks rout Iowa in 2nd half". www.timesrecordnews.com. Wichita Falls Times Record News. Retrieved March 14, 2016.
  4. ^ "Iowa Barnstormers move to 3-1 on the season". www.desmoinesregister.com. The Des Moines Register. March 27, 2016. Retrieved April 4, 2016.
  5. ^ "Iowa Barnstormers edged out in early Spokane showdown". www.desmoinesregister.com. The Des Moines Register. April 2, 2016. Retrieved April 4, 2016.
  6. ^ "Danger edges Barnstormers 46-43". www.theindependent.com. The Grand Island Independent. April 9, 2016. Retrieved April 13, 2016.
  7. ^ "Empire pull away in final minute to beat Barnstormers 54-34". www.spokesman.com. The Spokesman-Review. April 16, 2016. Retrieved April 18, 2016.
  8. ^ "Blizzard victorious after 2-point conversion". www.greenbaypressgazette.com. Green Bay Press Gazette. April 25, 2016. Retrieved April 27, 2016.
  9. ^ Terry Douglass (April 30, 2016). "Carnes leads Barnstormers past Danger". www.theindependent.com. The Grand Island Independent. Retrieved May 4, 2016.
  10. ^ "Iowa Scene: I-Cubs' rally comes up short; Colorado crushes Barnstormers". www.desmoinesregister.com. The Des Moines Register. May 7, 2016. Retrieved May 9, 2016.
  11. ^ "Iowa Scene: Menace take PDL opener; I-Cubs, Barnstormers tumble". www.desmoinesregister.com. The Des Moines Register. May 22, 2016. Retrieved May 23, 2016.
  12. ^ "Iowa Scene: Menace tie, Barnstormers lose fourth straight". www.desmoinesregister.com. The Des Moines Register. June 4, 2016. Retrieved June 8, 2016.
  13. ^ Mick Garry (June 11, 2016). "Cleaner second half allows Storm to pull away from Iowa". www.argusleader.com. Argus Leader. Retrieved June 15, 2016.
  14. ^ "Iowa Scene: Cubs, Barnstormers fall; Menace win". www.desmoinesregister.com. The Des Moines Register. June 18, 2016. Retrieved June 20, 2016.
  15. ^ "Iowa Scene: Menace win big again; Barnstormers, Cubs fall". www.desmoinesregister.com. The Des Moines Register. June 25, 2016. Retrieved June 28, 2016.