2002 Dallas Desperados Game-by-Game Results

Arena Football League (Arena League)
Team Record: 7-7
Finishing 4th in the Arena League's West Division of the American Conference
Postseason: 1-1 Lost Quarterfinal
Coach: Joe Avezzano (7-7)
Location: Dallas, Texas
Attendance: 95,220, Avg. 13,603 in 7 home dates
2002 Dallas Desperados Statistics
2002 Dallas Desperados Roster

The Dallas Desperados of the Arena Football League ended the 2002 season with a record of 7 wins and 7 losses, finishing fourth in the Arena League's West Division of the American Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1.

The Desperados scored 742 points, but the leaky defense yielded 755. Andy Kelly triggered the aerial attack, passing for 3,295 yards. Andy McCullough led all receivers, snagging 82 receptions for 837 yards. Shannon Culver and Dialleo Burks provided receiving help, too.

Patrise Alexander carried the ball for a team-high 70 yards for Dallas.

Hassan Shamsid-Deen seized 5 opponent throws. Chad Pegues and Shante Carver each topped pass rushers with 3 sacks.

Joe Avezzano coached the team. The 2002 Dallas Desperados lost in the Quarterfinal.

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Regular Season Points For: 742
Regular Season Points Against: 755

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 20, 2002 Dallas Desperados 57 at Carolina Cobras 44 W 0-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0
April 28, 2002 Dallas Desperados 44 at New Jersey Gladiators 45 L 0-0-0 1-1-0 1-1-0
May 4, 2002 Los Angeles Avengers 52 at Dallas Desperados 51 L 0-1-0 1-1-0 1-2-0
May 11, 2002 Dallas Desperados 72 at New York Dragons 61 W 0-1-0 2-1-0 2-2-0
May 18, 2002 Arizona Rattlers 53 at Dallas Desperados 30 L 0-2-0 2-1-0 2-3-0
May 25, 2002 Dallas Desperados 54 at San Jose SaberCats 77 L 0-2-0 2-2-0 2-4-0
June 1, 2002 Dallas Desperados 62 at Los Angeles Avengers 55 W 0-2-0 3-2-0 3-4-0
June 8, 2002 Indiana Firebirds 65 at Dallas Desperados 79 W 1-2-0 3-2-0 4-4-0
June 16, 2002 Dallas Desperados 36 at Arizona Rattlers 33 W 1-2-0 4-2-0 5-4-0
June 22, 2002 Tampa Bay Storm 56 at Dallas Desperados 62 W 2-2-0 4-2-0 6-4-0 OT
June 29, 2002 San Jose SaberCats 58 at Dallas Desperados 41 L 2-3-0 4-2-0 6-5-0
July 6, 2002 Detroit Fury 54 at Dallas Desperados 61 W 3-3-0 4-2-0 7-5-0
July 13, 2002 Dallas Desperados 52 at Chicago Rush 58 L 3-3-0 4-3-0 7-6-0 OT
July 20, 2002 Orlando Predators 44 at Dallas Desperados 41 L 3-4-0 4-3-0 7-7-0
July 27, 2002 Indiana Firebirds 46 at Dallas Desperados 47 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 Playoff
August 5, 2002 Dallas Desperados 47 at Chicago Rush 60 L 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0 Playoff