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2019 IFL Schedule

70 Game Schedule Begins on February 22, 2019

The Indoor Football League (IFL) is proud to announce its 2019 regular season schedule. The 17-week, 70-game schedule kicks off on Friday, February 22 and concludes on Saturday, June 15.

Four new members join the IFL for the 2019 season. Two established organizations in the Bismarck Bucks and the Quad City Steamwheelers join the IFL and are joined by new expansion members in the Tucson Sugar Skulls and the San Diego Strike Force. Together along with six incumbents: Arizona Rattlers, Cedar Rapids River Kings, Green Bay Blizzard, Iowa Barnstormers, Nebraska Danger, Sioux Falls Storm, ten teams will battle for the 2019 United Bowl crown.

Each IFL team will play a fourteen (14) game schedule over seventeen (17) weeks. The teams will have three (3) bye weeks, which will occur sporadically over the course of the season.

"The IFL has experienced tremendous growth over the last season," said IFL Commissioner Michael Allshouse. "We are pleased to be able to bring our exciting sport to more fans across the country. With the growth of local rivalries, we look forward to one of the most exciting seasons of IFL play in recent memory."


San Diego Expansion IFL Sioux Falls StormSan Diego Strike Force will commence IFL play in 2019

The Indoor Football League (IFL) is proud to announce the addition and partnership of the league's newest team the San Diego Strike Force, be based in San Diego, CA.

The Strikeforce will play at the Valley View Casino Center and will begin IFL play in the upcoming 2019 season. The team will be owned by Roy Choi.

"We are happy to be a part of the San Diego community and bring the exciting action of indoor football to San Diego, California," said Team President Greg Anderson.

2019 Storm season LB
Written by Kayley Shade, Director of Media Relations

SIOUX FALLS, SD -The Sioux Falls Storm are excited to announce the signings of linebackers T.J. Neal and Tyrell Robinson to the 2019 squad.

Neal (6'0, 235) is entering his rookie season with the Storm. He played three seasons at the University of Illinois where he tallied 245 tackles, 21.5 tackles for loss, two sacks and five pass break-ups. T.J. played his senior season at Auburn University where he accumulated 15 tackles and 1.5 tackles for loss.

"T.J. is a LB that has played with two prominent programs at the FBS level," said Head Coach Kurtiss Riggs. "A very intelligent and athletic LB that we believe will improve our defense from last year."

Robinson (6'4, 230) is entering his first season with the Storm. He played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League (CFL) during the 2018 season. Tyrell played collegiately at the University of Oregon where he finished his senior season with 12 tackles in nine games.

Miles Bergner Signed 2019 Storm Season
Written by Kayley Shade, Director of Media Relations

SIOUX FALLS, SD - The Sioux Falls Storm are excited to announce the return of kicker Miles Bergner for the 2019 season.

Miles (6'0, 225) will be returning for his second season with the Storm. During the 2018 season, Bergner completed 65% of his field goals (ranked first in the league), made 77 extra points (ranked second in the league) and scored 143 total points (ranked first in the league). Bergner was named to the First Team All-IFL squad at the conclusion of the
2018 season.

He played collegiately at the University of South of Dakota where he is the Coyotes' all time leading scorer with 276 points. Bergner was the 2016-17 USD Male Scholar Athlete of the Year and was named a First Team All-Missouri Valley Football place-kicker. Miles was one of 11 players selected to the FCS ADA All-America Team.

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