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WELCOME TO THE IFL

2019 IFL GEOGRAPHIC MAP

ABOUT THE IFL The Indoor Football League (IFL) is a professional indoor football league consisting of ten teams from across the country each playing a 14-game schedule. The IFL was formed in 2009 out of a merger of the United Football League (UIF) and the Intense Football League (IFL) and the league will be celebrating its eleventh season of play in 2019. The IFL has common goals of entertaining fans in IFL communities as well as developing talented and deserving players to play at the next level.

MISSION STATEMENT To consistently serve our Guests (Ticket Holders), Partners (Sponsors) and our Homes (Team Cities) with the highest level of professional indoor football , and to do so with integrity, affordability, and passion, both on the field and around the communities in which we play.

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ROSTER

POS

HT

WT

WILLIAM GIBBS

WR

6’0”

185

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON

1

LYNN WILLIAMS

DB

5’10”

185

MIDWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY

2

JOHN GIBBS

QB

6’6”

225

ALCORN STATE UNIVERSITY

2

JAMERRON JOHNSON

DL

6’4”

230

SOUTHWESTERN COLLEGE

1

PAUL DODSON JR.

DB

6’2”

200

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY

3

DIANTAE THOMAS

RB

5’11”

190

CARSON-NEWMAN UNIVERSITY

1

HOMER CAUSEY

QB

6’1”

205

TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY

2

STEPHON HALL

DL

6’4”

280

MINNESOTA WEST COMMUNITY COLLEGE

2

FREDRICK ABRAHAM

WR

5’9”

195

N/A

2

K

5’10”

185

FAULKNER UNIVERSITY

1

LATREZE MUSHATT

DL

6’4”

250

MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY

V

DIVONTE BEALE

RB

5’10”

210

SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY

1

MIKE TATUM

WR

5’10”

170

OXNARD COLLEGE

V

ALEX WHEAT JR.

WR

6’4”

225

UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY

3

K

6’3”

215

N/A

V

BRANDON HENRIE

DB

5’10”

195

COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY

2

DERRICK DYER

DB

5’9”

190

SETON HILL UNIVERSITY

2

RB/LB

5’11”

230

MAYVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY

1

WYATT LAPUAHO

OL

6’3”

330

MESA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

1

JON TONGILAVA

OL/DL

6’2”

290

MAYVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY

2

WYATT LAPUAHO

OL

6’3”

330

MESA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

1

CHANCE DOLLAHITE

OL

6’9”

315

SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY

1

ERIC LAUDERDALE

WR

6’1”

190

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY

2

KEEVIN AUSTIN

DL

6’4”

335

NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE

1

IVENI NGAUAMO

DL

6’1”

315

SCOTTSDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

1

CHAUNTEZ JACKSON

DL

6’4”

330

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON

1

AARON BERG

DL

6’1”

260

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA

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NAME

BLAKE LEVIN

CODY BARBER

PRESTON HAMLETTE

COLLEGE

LEVEL

Head Coach: Rod Miller Operations Assistant: Jake Armstrong Defensive Coordinator: Rayshaun Kizer General Manager: Heidi Ripplinger Offensive and Defensive Lines: Rico Ochoa Line Backer Coach/Strength and Conditioning: Tanner Schweitzer

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ROSTER

POS

HT

WT

LB

6’1”

225

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT SAN ANTONIO

1

CARLOS WIGGINS

RB/WR

5’9”

160

UNIVERSITY OF MEXICO

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ZAVIER STEWARD

RB

5’10”

210

MISSOURI VALLEY COLLEGE

3

K

5’11”

170

AUGUSTANA COLLEGE

2

THAILAND PIERCE

DB

6’1”

200

N/A

3

CHRISTIAN JACOBS

LB

5’11”

215

MCNESSE STATE UNIVERSITY

1

DANNON CAVIL

WR

6’4”

215

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT SAN ANTONIO

1

JEFFERY BRADLEY

DL

6’4”

240

CHAFFEY COLLEGE

V

DARIUS HICKS

WR

6’3”

215

LINCOLN UNIVERISTY

2

E.J. HILLARD JR.

QB

6’3”

210

VALDOSTA STATE UNIVERSITY

2

KEYVAN RUDD

WR

6’3”

200

MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY, MANKATO

2

LEONARD SMITH III

DB

5’9”

175

IOWA CENTRAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE

2

ROBERT JONES

LB

6’1”

235

N/A

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QUINTON PEDROZA

WR

6’4”

235

UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII

2

JUWAN LEWIS

RB

5’11”

225

EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY

3

HOWARD STEPHENS JR.

LB

6’3”

240

SHORTER UNIVERSITY

2

ANTONIO MARSHAL

DB

6’0”

190

INDIANA UNIVERSITY

3

MALIK DUNCAN

DB

5’9”

205

ST. FRANCIS UNIVERSITY

3

DANZEL MCDANIEL

DB

6’1”

205

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY

1

DARNELL WALKER JR.

DB

5’11”

185

LANGSTON UNIVERSITY / CFL - WINNIPEG

2

MICHAEL LASKER JR.

OL

6’5”

305

SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY / CFL - B.C. LIONS

1

DARIUS CROSBY

OL

6’4”

315

COLLEGE OF DUPAGE

1

VERNON SAINVIL

OL

6’4”

330

ST. FRANCIS XAVIER UNIVERSITY

V

NICK BITTINGER

OL

6’2”

325

LINDENWOOD UNIVERSITY

2

NAME LA’KEL BASS

JACOB STYTZ

COLLEGE

LEVEL

Head Coach: Cory Ross

Offensive Line Coach: Darrick A. Reave

Assistant Coach: Robert S. Reed III

Wide Receiver Coach: Justin Peters

Defensive Coordinator: Larry Hendrix

Recruiting Coordinator: Nigel Stephens

Defensive Line Coach: Fritz G. Dieudonne

Owner/GM: Doug Bland

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e t o n s ’ h c a o c Hello Bucks Fans, I wanted to take this time to say hello and introduce myself. My name is Rod Miller and I am the new Head Coach of your Bismarck Bucks! The players, my coaching staff, and myself are all very excited about this 2019 season and our inaugural season as members of the Indoor Football League (IFL). We look forward to putting together a season everyone here in Bismarck, Mandan and the surrounding areas can be proud of. As you know, you and your energy are a huge part of the game-day experience and we can’t wait to see, hear and feel your loud, rambunctious and supportive 9th Man Spirit! Thanks again and I look forward to meeting all of our Bucks Fans.

Go Bucks!

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PLAYERHIGHLIGHT

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NAME: Mike Tatum HEIGHT: 5’10” WEIGHT: 170 lbs POSITION: WR NUMBER: #23

Mike Tatum was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio. He is a father of four. His kids are Angel - 10 Avante - 9, and twin girls MaKayla and MaKyla - 6. Tatum’s family currently resides in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Tatum is a 10 year veteran of the Indoor Football League and has obtained many awards. In 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2012 he was named the CIFL Special Teams player of the year. From 2013 to 2018 he was a United Bowl Champion for the Sioux Falls Storm. Mike has played in four games for our Bismarck Bucks, and has contributed to each in a big way. He has accumulated 19 receptions, 257 yards, and has averaged 64.3 yards per game as well as 13.5 yards per catch which has led to 3 touchdowns. Tatum has proven himself as a useful tool to the Bismarck Bucks, and a force to be reckoned with in regards to the competition!

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A WORD FROM THE COMMISSIONER IFL BEGINS ITS ELEVENTH SEASON OF PLAY IN 2019 Dear IFL Fans, Welcome to the 2019 Indoor Football League season! On behalf of the entire IFL, I would like to thank each and everyone of you for helping make the IFL such a continued success. Going into our eleventh season of play, the passion and dedication of IFL fans around the country outshines that of any other league and it allows our teams, coaches, and players to excel in a sport that they love. In an offeseason filled with growth, the IFL is proud to field four new teams in 2019! The addition of the Bismarck Bucks, Quad City Steamwheelers, San Diego Strike Force and the Tucson Sugar Skulls helps create new and exciting regional rivalries all across the country! The talent level in the IFL has never been higher as we continue to attract some of the best athletes from all regions of the country. In addition to seeing fast-paced, high-energy football, our member teams have dedicated themselves to making your game-day experience affordable, family-friendly and as fun as possible. Thank you once again for being a loyal fan of the Indoor Football League and its member teams. ENJOY THE GAME! Sincerely,

Michael Allshouse Commissioner Indoor Football League

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s t h g i n theme 2019 THEME NIGHTS THIS SUMMER, LOOK FORWARD TO SEVEN SPECIAL EVENINGS WITH THE BUCKS.

GAME

THEME

SATURDAY, MARCH 16

ST. PADDY’S DAY

SATURDAY, MARCH 30

MILITARY APPRECIATION

SATURDAY, APRIL 6

KID’S NIGHT

SUNDAY, APRIL 14

FIRST RESPONDERS

SUNDAY, APRIL 28

MASCOT APPRECIATION

SATURDAY, MAY 18

COOP NIGHT / ARMED FORCES NIGHT

SATURDAY, JUNE 1

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS

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IFL RULES OF PLAY

INSIDE THE GAME

GOAL POSTS

•10 Feet Wide by 18-20 feet tall •10 Feet above the ground • Hung from arena ceiling

SIDELINES COACHES

• Each Team may have one coach on the field during play • Offensive and Defensive Coordinators typically switch possessions

FIELD OF PLAY

TIME OF PLAY

• 50 Yards long with 8 yard endzones • 28 Yards Wide • Marked every 5 yards with wall-to-wall lines • 12” hash marks begin 5 ft from center of field

OFFENSE

• 8 Players on the field • 4 Players line up on line of scrimmage • Two Players may be in forward motion

KICKING

• Punting is Illegal • Kickoffs are from the goal line • Kickers may use 1” tee

• Four 15 Minute quarters • 20 Minute halftime • Two 90-second media timeouts per quarter • 60 second warning at end of both halves

DEFENSE

• 8 Players on the Field • 3 Down Linemen

TEAM ROSTERS

• 21 Active Players • 4 Player practice squad

OVERTIME RULES • No limit to the number of OT periods • Each consists of a series by each offense

• Dasher Boards mark sidelines • Approx. 4 Ft in height •Padded to protect players • Made of 3-5” high-density foam • Teams use them to promote businesses

SCORING

• Touchdowns are 6 pts • Conversion place kicks are 1 point • Conversion pass or run is 2 points • Field Goals are 3 pts • A safety is 2 pts • A rouge is 1 point

2019 PLAYOFF FORMAT Starting Date: June 21, 2019 Number of Teams:6 Number of Rounds: 3 Qualifiers: The top six highest seeded teams qualify for the postseason

WEEK 1: FIRST ROUND

• The #3 Seed will host the the #6 Seed

• The #4 Seed will host the the #5 Seed • The #1 and # 2 seeds will recieve a bye

WEEK 2: SECOND ROUND

WEEK 3: LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP

• The #1 Seed will host the lowest remaining seed • The higher seeded Conference Champion will host • The #2 Seed will host the highest remaining seed the lower seeded Conference Champion. • The winner of this game will be crowned United • Winners advance to United Bowl Championship Bowl Champion

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4321 Memorial Hwy Mandan, 58554 701-663-8000

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