2015 Game Stories

ORANGE BLOSSOM BOWL – USFA AA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
This exciting game featured both teams scoring twice in the first half.
The first score of the game came after a bad punt snap by the Michigan Lightning. The Brass City (CT) Brawlers scored 4 plays later and followed with a 2 point extra point play. The Half time score was 14-14.

The send half was just as exciting with both teams scoring 2 touchdowns. The Brass City Brawlers scored with just 1:54 left in regular time and then converted a 2 point conversion to tie the score at 28-28. 

With 1:07 left in overtime Brass City went 40 yards in 6 plays to score the winning touchdown.

FINAL SCORE: Brass City Brawlers – 34
Michigan Lightning – 28

Game MVP’s
Brass City (CT) BrawlersQBDave Gonder
Brass City (CT) BrawlersWRSteve Dunbar
Michigan LightningDEEdison Vushaj


PALM BOWL – NFE AAA CHAMPIONSHIP
The Palm Bowl featured the Worcester Mass Fury QB Corey Spencer throwing 4 touchdown passes and running for 1 more. WR Luke McCaffrey caught 2 of the touchdowns. RB Marcus Price also caught 2 touchdown passes.

West Michigan Force WR Chaz Carpenter caught a touchdown pass in each half.

FINAL SCORE:Worcester Mass Fury - 48
West Michigan Force - 13

Game MVP’s
Worcester Mass FuryRBWill Earley
Worcester Mass FuryQBCorey Spencer
Worcester Mass FuryRBBrett Ancil
West Michigan ForceLBMarcus Branstreeter


NORTH AMERICAN BOWL – USFA AAA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

The Inglewood Blackhawks scored with only 4:24 elapsed in the first quarter of the 
North American Bowl. The Connecticut Panthers responded with 2 touchdown passes and 2 field goals to lead at half time by a score of 19-7.

The Connecticut Panthers had 2 big plays in the second half. QB Rich Snowden ran 74 yards for a touchdown. In the 4th quarter, LB Tylee Flowers picked up a fumble and went 85 yards for a touchdown. Dwight Hamilton, DE for the Inglewood Blackhawks picked up a fumble and went 28 yards for a touchdown. 

FINAL SCORE:Connecticut Panthers – 32
Inglewood (CA) Blackhawks – 15

GAME MVP’s
Connecticut PanthersQBRich Snowden
Connecticut PanthersDLDavid Reese
Connecticut PanthersRBShante Wynn
Inglewood (CA) BlackhawksMLBJ. R. White


TANGERINE BOWL – NFE AA  CHAMMPIONSHIP

The first half of the Tangerine Bowl was a defensive battle with the only score coming in the closing moments of the half. Half Time score was Orlando Rage – 7 Carolina (NC) Thundering Herd – 0.

Each team scored a touchdown in the second half. The game had a very exciting ending with the Herd on the Rage 1 yard line as time expired.

FINAL SCORE:Orlando Rage – 13
Carolina (NC) Thundering Herd – 7

GAME MVP’s
Orlando RageRBLevi Raines
Orlando RageWRWillie Fields
Orlando RageQBPee Jay Jack
Carolina (NC) Thundering Herd DEFrancois Semmell
Carolina (NC) Thundering HerdQBDandre Hopper


FLORIDA BOWL – NFE AA SPRING VS. FALL CHAMPIONSHIP

The first half of the Florida Bowl had a lot of offensive yardage. However, it was always negated by turnovers by both teams. The only score was a 37 yard field goal by Kyle Magee of the Orlando Phantoms in the 2nd quarter.

Mike Davis CB for the Phantoms intercepted a pass and went 20 yards for a touchdown in the 3rd quarter. QB Josh Rose threw an 11 yard touchdown pass for a score by the Phantoms in the 4th quarter. Larry Green of the Capital City (MI) Stealth caught an 8 yard touchdown pass in the 4th quarter.

FINAL SCORE –Orlando Phantoms – 17
Capital City (MI) Stealth – 6

GAME MVP’s
Orlando PhantomsRBChris Perry
Orlando PhantomsQBJosh Rose
Capital City (MI) StealthWRLeroy Green
Capital City (MI) StealthDLJimmy Porter