However, in the championship game, the Tuskers were beaten by the Las Vegas Locomotives, losing on a game-winning field goal in overtime. The main goal of the program is to allow the coach to plan rosters prior to the game. Kurt Schottenheimer coached the team. Basketball Stats - NBA - ABA - WNBA/Women's - G-League/D-League - Minor League Basketball - Search They began play in the United Football League (UFL) in the 2011 season. [13], Florida extended their regular season winning streak to seven games when they defeated the Las Vegas Locos in their opener on September 18, 27–20. Virginia Destroyers Franchise History: 2011 Virginia Destroyers - Roster - Stats - Results 2012 Virginia Destroyers - Roster - Stats - Results Unplugged: Theismann on the CFL, NFL and Marc Trestman. # The Virginia Destroyers of the United Football League ended the 2012 season with a record of 1 wins and 3 losses, finishing third in the UFL. The front office in 2012 was manned by John Wuerhmann and Vice President of Sales John Castleberry, who was also the play-by-play broadcaster in 2011. About Us - Contact Us - Credits - Privacy Policy - Schedule and Scores Hockey Stats - NHL - WHA - Minor League Hockey - Search [21], Meanwhile, on January 12, 2011, the league announced that the Tuskers had ceased operations in Orlando and moved to Virginia, with Jay Gruden remaining as the Destroyers' coach. On the defensive side of the ball, Odell Thurman led the team in tackles, Patrick Chukwurah was the league leader in sacks, and Jerome Carter led the league in interceptions. Masters, Mark (2011-06-24). 2011 Virginia Destroyers Statistics 2011 Virginia Destroyers Game-by-Game Results. [2][3], The Destroyers' business license expired on March 1, 2013; the team had effectively ceased operations several weeks earlier. Full seats, empty pockets. Fairbank, Dave (2011, September 7). The radio broadcast team of 2011 was handled by play-by-play Hampton Roads area veteran John Castleberry and colour by ex-USFL/NFL defensive lineman William Fuller who is a Chesapeake, Virginia native. They played their home games at the Virginia Beach Sportsplex. Click on column headings to sort. [24], On July 28, 2011, after unsuccessfully searching for another investor to replace the departures of Speros and Theismann, Bill Mayer was installed as owner of the Destroyers. Bret Munsey, the Tuskers' director of player personnel, assumed authority over player personnel upon Williams' resignation. Other ex-Bucs included Micheal Spurlock, the first player in Tampa Bay history to return a kickoff for a touchdown, and Super Bowl XXXVII MVP Dexter Jackson. The Virginia Destroyers were a professional American football team based in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Soccer Stats - MLS - Women's - Division II & III - NASL - MASL - MISL - Search The assistant coaches were Bret Muncey, Bill Lavoroni, Kurt Gouveia, and Terry Shea. Lacrosse Stats - MLL - NLL - Lacrosse Search Australian Football Stats - Australian Football Search Jim Speros, owner of the Baltimore Stallions and (briefly) the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League, was named as the team's owner, but relinquished control of the team to the league on August 23, 2010 in a dispute over the league's ownership structure. Cordes, Henry (2011, February 21). The Virginia Beach Destroyers do not have an owner in the classic sense: Unlike other American sports leagues, the National Gridiron League (NGL) is structured as a single organization striving to facilitate healthy competition and growth. Football Stats - NFL - CFL - AFL - Arena Football - Indoor Football - Search Copyright © 2020 Stats Crew, Stats Crew - The Home of Sports Statistics. Australian Football Stats - Australian Football Search Former New Orleans Saints and St. Louis Rams head coach Jim Haslett was named the first head coach of the team on March 11, 2009. Football Stats - NFL - CFL - AFL - Arena Football - Indoor Football - Search [5], Tryouts for the four teams that would play in the 2009 season took place in Orlando and Las Vegas during the summer, with the draft taking place on June 19. 2011 Virginia Destroyers (3-1) - Roster - Stats - Results2012 Virginia Destroyers (1-3) - Roster - Stats - Results, Baseball Stats - AL - NL - AAGPBL - Minor League Baseball - Search The team's second home game was so poorly attended that the league refused to release an attendance total for the first and only time in league history. Despite the team being unable to complete a perfect season, Jim Haslett was named Coach of the Year, while Bollinger was given the league's MVP award. Mayer had previously owned the New York Sentinels/Hartford Colonials in the UFL; that team was suspended at the same time (and eventually folded outright prior to the 2012 season). Lacrosse Stats - MLL - NLL - Lacrosse Search They played their home games at the Virginia Beach Sportsplex. Search. Football Football Search. Other Sports Stats - World TeamTennis Stats - World TeamTennis Search [25], Schottenheimer abruptly resigned due to lack of payment shortly before the start of the 2012 season. 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