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Augusta Colts
Established 2006
Folded 2009
Played in Augusta, Georgia
at the James Brown Arena
AugustaColts
League/conference affiliations
American Indoor Football League (2006)
World Indoor Football League (2007)
American Indoor Football Association (2008)
Team colorsTexas orange, navy blue, white
              
CheerleadersAugusta Colts Dance Team
Personnel
PresidentJohn Sisson III
Head coachBubba Diggs 2006–2008
Cedric Roach 2009-never actually coached a game
Team history
*Augusta Spartans (2006–2007)
  • Augusta Colts (2008)
Championships
League championships (1)
2007
Conference championships (0)
Division championships (0)
Playoff appearances (1)
2007
Home arena(s)
*James Brown Arena (2006–2008)

The Augusta Colts were a professional indoor football team based in Augusta, Georgia. The team played their home games at the James Brown Arena.

HistoryEdit

The Colts originally began in 2006 as the Augusta Spartans of the American Indoor Football League. After a mediocre season, they played in the World Indoor Football League in 2007. During the year, the Spartans went 8–6, defeated the Osceola Ghostriders in the opening round of the playoffs, and won the World Indoor Bowl over the Columbus Lions. Wide receiver Marvin Stone was named the 2007 league MVP and received the Javan Camon Award.[1]

For the 2008, the team moved back to the renamed American Indoor Football Association and renamed themselves the Augusta Colts.

In a press release, it was announced that the Colts would sit out the 2009 season, but planned to return for the 2010 season. Another press release then reported that for the 2010 season, the Colts would join the Southern Indoor Football League.[2]

On November 16, 2009, a group of investors held a press conference with John Sisson saying that they had purchased the team. However, on December 5, 2009, the deal could not be reached and the group deciding to start a new team in Augusta as a member of the SIFL.[citation needed] The Colts were suspended indefinitely.

Season-by-season Edit

Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties

Season W L T Finish Playoff results
Augusta Spartans (AIFL)
2006 5 9 0 6th Southern
Augusta Spartans (WIFL)
2007 8 6 0 2nd League Won Opening Round (Osceola)
Won World Indoor Bowl I (Columbus)
Augusta Colts (AIFA)
2008 7 7 0 3rd WC Southern
Totals 22 22 0 (including playoffs)

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