1996 Iowa Barnstormers Game-by-Game Results

Arena Football League (Arena League)
Team Record: 12-2
Finishing 1st in the Arena League's Central Division of the American Conference
Postseason: 2-1 Lost Championship
Coach: John Gregory (12-2)
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
Attendance: 78,866, Avg. 11,267 in 7 home dates
1996 Iowa Barnstormers Statistics
1996 Iowa Barnstormers Roster

The Iowa Barnstormers of the Arena Football League ended the 1996 season with a record of 12 wins and 2 losses, finishing first in the Arena League's Central Division of the American Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-1.

Iowa piled up points with 712 points, while the defense allowed 601. Kurt Warner led the charge, passing for 3,336 yards. Willis Jacox led pass catchers, snagging 85 receptions for 1,199 yards.

Willis Jacox carried the ball for a team-high 71 yards for the Barnstormers, while Andy Chilcote also buoyed the ground attack.

Leonard Conley intercepted 3 opponent throws. Ron Moran and Steve Houghton each topped the defensive unit with 4 sacks, leading the way for a team which created 22 sacks.

John Gregory coached the team. The 1996 Iowa Barnstormers lost in the Championship.

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Regular Season Points For: 712
Regular Season Points Against: 601

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 25, 1996 Iowa Barnstormers 37 at Milwaukee Mustangs 51 L 0-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0
May 4, 1996 Iowa Barnstormers 59 at Minnesota Fighting Pike 43 W 0-0-0 1-1-0 1-1-0
May 18, 1996 Connecticut Coyotes 37 at Iowa Barnstormers 39 W 1-0-0 1-1-0 2-1-0
May 25, 1996 Charlotte Rage 13 at Iowa Barnstormers 33 W 2-0-0 1-1-0 3-1-0
June 1, 1996 Iowa Barnstormers 27 at Memphis Pharaohs 25 W 2-0-0 2-1-0 4-1-0
June 7, 1996 Iowa Barnstormers 48 at St. Louis Stampede 51 L 2-0-0 2-2-0 4-2-0
June 15, 1996 Albany Firebirds 46 at Iowa Barnstormers 55 W 3-0-0 2-2-0 5-2-0
June 21, 1996 Iowa Barnstormers 59 at Orlando Predators 50 W 3-0-0 3-2-0 6-2-0
June 29, 1996 Anaheim Piranhas 50 at Iowa Barnstormers 56 W 4-0-0 3-2-0 7-2-0
July 6, 1996 Milwaukee Mustangs 64 at Iowa Barnstormers 66 W 5-0-0 3-2-0 8-2-0
July 13, 1996 St. Louis Stampede 58 at Iowa Barnstormers 65 W 6-0-0 3-2-0 9-2-0
July 20, 1996 Iowa Barnstormers 50 at Anaheim Piranhas 44 W 6-0-0 4-2-0 10-2-0
July 27, 1996 Memphis Pharaohs 28 at Iowa Barnstormers 57 W 7-0-0 4-2-0 11-2-0
August 2, 1996 Iowa Barnstormers 61 at Connecticut Coyotes 41 W 7-0-0 5-2-0 12-2-0
August 10, 1996 St. Louis Stampede 49 at Iowa Barnstormers 52 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 Playoff
August 17, 1996 Albany Firebirds 55 at Iowa Barnstormers 62 W 2-0-0 0-0-0 2-0-0 Playoff
August 26, 1996 Tampa Bay Storm 42 at Iowa Barnstormers 38 L 2-1-0 0-0-0 2-1-0 ArenaBowl 10