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2015 Columbus Lions season
Head Coach Jason Gibson
General Manager Tanema Willock
Home Field Columbus Civic Center
Results
Record 8–3
Place {{{division_place}}}
Playoff Finish Won Semi-Finals 69–41 (Steelhawks)
Won PIFL Cup IV 64–38 (Raiders)
Timeline
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The 2015 Columbus Lions season was the ninth season for the indoor football franchise and their fourth in the Professional Indoor Football League (PIFL). They won PIFL Cup IV over the Richmond Raiders.

ScheduleEdit

Key:       Win       Tie       Loss       Bye

Regular seasonEdit

All start times are local to home team

Week Day Date Kickoff Opponent Results Location
Score Record
1 BYE
2 Sunday March 29 3:00pm Richmond Raiders W 52–50[1] 1–0 Columbus Civic Center
3 Saturday April 4 7:00pm at Trenton Freedom W 70–60 2–0 Sun National Bank Center
4 Saturday April 11 7:00pm at Richmond Raiders W 47–43[2] 3–0 Richmond Coliseum
5 Saturday April 18 7:00pm Nashville Venom L 55–58 3–1 Columbus Civic Center
6 Saturday April 25 7:00pm Alabama Hammers W 74–53 4–1 Columbus Civic Center
7 Saturday May 2 7:00pm at Lehigh Valley Steelhawks L 43–46[3] 4–2 PPL Center
8 Saturday May 9 7:00pm Lehigh Valley Steelhawks W 45–35 5–2 Columbus Civic Center
9 Sunday May 17 3:00pm at Nashville Venom W 44–38 6–2 Nashville Municipal Auditorium
10 BYE
11 Saturday May 30 7:00pm Erie Explosion W 81–26[4] 7–2 Columbus Civic Center
12 BYE
13 Saturday June 13 7:00pm Trenton Freedom W 43–40 8–2 Columbus Civic Center
14 Saturday June 20 8:00pm at Alabama Hammers L 57–60 8–3 Von Braun Center

StandingsEdit

Template:2015 PIFL standings

PostseasonEdit

Round Day Date Kickoff Opponent Results Location
Score Record
Semi-Finals Saturday June 27 7:00pm Lehigh Valley Steelhawks W 69–41 1–0 Columbus Civic Center
PIFL Cup IV Monday July 6 7:00pm Richmond Raiders W 64–38[5] 2–0 Columbus Civic Center

RosterEdit

2015 Columbus Lions roster
Quarterbacks
  • 12 Casey Kacz

Running backs

  • 24 Kendrick Perry

Wide receivers

  • 15 Dezmond Beverly
  • 16 Darren Daniel
  • 25 Terrence Ebagua
  •  6 Jarmon Fortson
  •  1 John Harris
  •  8 Morrell Presley
  • 18 Michael Reeve
Offensive linemen
  • -- Martin Davis
  • 50 Pat Lang
  • 58 Dion Small
  • 75 Brandon Thomas
  • 55 Aaron Wheeler

Defensive linemen

  • 11 Tito Hannah
  •  7 Damian Thornton
  • 44 David Washington
  • 10 Kendrick Washington
  • 13 Jerry Willis
Linebackers

Defensive backs

  • 20 Ed Burns
  •  4 Damian Daniels
  •  2 Roshawn Marshall
  • 21 Chris Pickett
  • 22 Marvin Ross

Kickers

  • 14 Lindsey Wolfe
Injured reserve

Failure to report

AFL - exempt

CFL - exempt

  • Currently vacant

Suspended

  • Currently vacant

Practice squad

  • Currently vacant

Left squad

Rookies in italics
Roster updated June 14, 2015
26 Active, 8 Inactive

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ReferencesEdit

  1. "Raids fall on late touchdown". www.richmond.com. Richmond Times-Dispatch. March 29, 2015. http://www.richmond.com/sports/richmond-raiders/article_3c390b5d-8956-5ca2-bfe5-c2f9c3a877c8.html. Retrieved May 12, 2015.
  2. David M. Lawrence (March 29, 2015). "Richmond Raiders can't hold on to late lead, lose to Columbus". www.richmond.com. Richmond Times-Dispatch. http://www.richmond.com/sports/richmond-raiders/article_9fed1005-f5dd-579c-8cea-050e0644383a.html. Retrieved May 12, 2015.
  3. Keith Groller (May 3, 2015). "Steelhawks win a thriller to gain sole possession of first place". www.mcall.com. The Morning Call. http://touch.mcall.com/#section/-1/article/p2p-83453085/. Retrieved May 12, 2015.
  4. Joshua Fuller (May 30, 2015). "Lions score 81, roll over Explosion". www.ledger-enquirer.com. Ledger-Enquirer. http://www.ledger-enquirer.com/2015/05/30/3745988/lions-score-81-roll-over-explosion.html?rh=1. Retrieved June 1, 2015.
  5. Justin Ferguson (July 6, 2015). "Lions feast on Raiders again, claim PIFL title with 64-38 win". www.richmond.com. Richmond Times-Dispatch. http://www.richmond.com/sports/richmond-raiders/article_ebd67399-e379-56aa-9e2c-a36cb6c3228b.html. Retrieved July 7, 2015.

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