1997 Arena Football League


The 1997 season was the Arena Football League's 11th, and 14 teams competed in the league that year. The Arizona Rattlers won the 1997 championship.

1997 Arena Football League Standings
1997 Arena Football League League Leaders

Albany Firebirds (6-8) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Anaheim Piranhas (2-12) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Arizona Rattlers (12-2) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Florida Bobcats (4-10) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Iowa Barnstormers (11-3) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Milwaukee Mustangs (8-6) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Nashville Kats (10-4) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
New Jersey Red Dogs (9-5) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
New York CityHawks (2-12) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Orlando Predators (10-4) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Portland Forest Dragons (2-12) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
San Jose SaberCats (8-6) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Tampa Bay Storm (8-6) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Texas Terror (6-8) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results


Marker indicates city location, not venue address.


1997 Award Winners


Eddie Khayat (Nashville) - Coach of the Year
Barry Wagner - Offensive Player of the Year
Tracey Perkins - Defensive Player of the Year
Barry Wagner - Ironman of the Year
Cory Fleming - Rookie of the Year
Steve Videtich - Kicker of the Year
Carlos Fowler - Lineman of the Year
Nashville Kats, Arizona Rattlers ( ) - Commissioner's Award
Vito "Babe" Parilli ( ) - Founder's Award
Gene Nudo (Arizona) - Executive of the Year
Bob Mantooth ( ) - Official of the Year

1997 All-Pros



All-Arena
Chris Barber First-Team
James Baron First-Team
Chad Dukes First-Team
Cory Fleming First-Team
Carlos Fowler First-Team
Randy Gatewood First-Team
Tracey Perkins First-Team
Calvin Schexnayder First-Team
Steve Videtich First-Team
Barry Wagner First-Team
Kurt Warner First-Team
Willie Wyatt First-Team
Daron Alcorn Second-Team
Alvin Ashley Second-Team
Sherdrick Bonner Second-Team
Jamie Coleman Second-Team
Hunkie Cooper Second-Team
Lamart Cooper Second-Team
Victor Hall Second-Team
Carlos James Second-Team
Rodney Mazion Second-Team
Paul McGowan Second-Team
Al Noga Second-Team
Robert Stewart Second-Team

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