Rattlers (1-1) Lose to the Outlaws (1-1) 70-53

April 4, 2015

Las Vegas, Nev. – The Arizona Rattlers drop their first game of the season to the Las Vegas Outlaws on Saturday at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. The game, which was nationally televised on ESPN2, was the … Continued

Player Profile: Sherman Carter

June 30, 2015

Sherman Carter is a 6-foot-3 center who makes as big of an impact in the community as his stature does on the field. Sherman is takes every opportunity he is given to give back.  One example of this was on … Continued

Windsor earns Offensive All-Arena Honors

August 19, 2015

Phoenix, Ariz. – The Arena Football League (AFL) has just announced the All-Arena Offensive team.  The defending World Champion Arizona Rattlers’ (15-4) wide receiver Rod Windsor earned second team All-Arena Honors. ROD WINDSOR  – Despite missing the first two games … Continued

Ron Shurts donates $11,000 to St. Vincent de Paul

November 10, 2015

The Arizona Rattlers are proud to have a leader like Ron Shurts! This morning he stopped by to visit Ben and Matt at KNIX 102.5 and  donated $11,000 to St. Vincent de Paul for the Million Can Crusade on behalf … Continued

Arizona Rattlers Will Play Three Games on the ESPN2

February 3, 2016

Phoenix, Ariz. – The five time world champion Arizona Rattlers will play in three nationally televised regular season games, the AFL announced Wednesday afternoon.  The games will be broadcasted on ESPN2. The Rattlers’ second game of the season, which takes … Continued

Rattlers Dominate the KISS, 69 – 28

April 9, 2016

Anaheim, Cali. – The five time World Champion Arizona Rattlers (2-0) take sole possession of first place with a victory over the Los Angeles KISS (1-1) Saturday night at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California by a score of 69-28 … Continued

W2W4: Week 8 vs LA KISS

May 20, 2016

The Arizona Rattlers (5-1) and LA KISS (3-3) will have their only regular season meeting in the Snake-Pit this Saturday night.  The first meeting between these two teams this season occurred in week two in the Honda Center where the … Continued

Rattlers Advance with Huge Win over Portland, 84-40

August 7, 2016

  Phoenix, Ariz. – The five-time World Champion Arizona Rattlers (14-3) advanced to the National Conference Finals with a win over the Portland Steel (3-14) by a score of 84-40 at the Talking Stick Resort Arena, in front of 13,192 … Continued

Rattlers Announce Open Tryout

October 3, 2016

  The Arizona Rattlers have scheduled an open tryout beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, November 19th, 2016 at the Gene Autry Sports Complex, 4125 E. McKellips Road, Mesa. In the last two seasons, nine participants in the tryouts earned … Continued

Rattlers Sign Two on Offense; Two on Defense

November 21, 2016

Phoenix, Ariz. – The Arizona Rattlers announced Monday that they have signed wide receiver Dewayne Boston, defensive lineman Joshua Gordon, defensive end Chris McAllister, and running back Darrell Monroe for the team’s inaugural season in the Indoor Football League (IFL). … Continued

RATTLERS BREEZE PAST BLIZZARD, 64-29

April 29, 2017

  Phoenix, Ariz. – The five-time World Champion Arizona Rattlers (5-4) defeated the Green Bay Blizzard (2-8) at Talking Stick Resort Arena by a final score of 64-29, in front of 13,006 fans. The game was close early. The Rattlers … Continued

RATTLERS RE-SIGN FOUR FROM LAST SEASON’S CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM

August 23, 2017

  Phoenix, Ariz. – The Arizona Rattlers announced Wednesday that they have re-signed wide receiver Anthony Amos, wide receiver Jamal Miles, defensive lineman Edward Mosley, and wide receiver Antonio Vaughan for the 2018 season.  All four players were members of … Continued

Sidewinders Gearing up for 2015

October 10, 2014

PHOENIX — The Sidewinders, the dance team of the world champion Arizona Rattlers, will conduct an audition prep class in preparation for the 2015 Arena Football League season.

Rattlers Activate OL Derek Dennis

April 7, 2015

Phoenix, Ariz. – The world champion Arizona Rattlers have reactivated offensive lineman Derek Dennis for the 2015 Arena Football League (AFL) season. This will be Dennis’ first season in the AFL. The 6-foot-3, 340-pound Dennis spent the entire 2014 season … Continued

Player Profile: Fabrizio Scaccia

July 3, 2015

Born out of Oceanside, New York, Fabrizio Scaccia is in the process of finishing up a fresh new year with the Arizona Rattlers. The road most football players take is playing in high school, college, and finally professional, but Scaccia … Continued

Rattlers Streak Ends with Loss to SaberCats, 67-70

August 22, 2015

Stockton, Cali. – The World Champion Arizona Rattlers (15-5) fell one play short when they dropped their first postseason game in four years to the San Jose SaberCats (19-1) in Stockton, California by a score of 67-70. The Arizona Rattlers … Continued

AFL Sets Training Camp Schedule for 2016

November 17, 2015

LAS VEGAS – The Arena Football League announced today that training camps for the 2016 season have been scheduled to begin mid-February. The season will open in early March with the official schedule to be released shortly. Per League regulations, teams … Continued

Rattlers Assigned Former Wildcat DE Usman

February 9, 2016

Phoenix, Ariz. – The five time world champion Arizona Rattlers were assigned defensive end Mohammed Usman for the 2016 Arena Football League (AFL) season on Tuesday.  This will be his first season with the Rattlers and in the AFL. The … Continued

Rattlers Defense Rocks the KISS, 47-34

May 21, 2016

Phoenix, Ariz. – The five time World Champion Arizona Rattlers (6-2) get back in the win column with a 47-34 victory over conference foe, LA KISS (3-4) at the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona in front of 14,519 … Continued

W2W4: Week 13 at LA KISS

June 25, 2016

The Arizona Rattlers (9-3) and LA KISS (5-6) will have their final regular season meeting at the Honda Center this Sunday.  The Rattlers have won both meetings so far this season. Arizona looks to continue to add to their three … Continued

Rattlers to Face Gladiators in Conference Final

August 7, 2016

Phoenix, Ariz. – The five-time world champion Arizona Rattlers (14-3) will face the Cleveland Gladiators (8-9) in the National Conference Championship this Saturday, August 13th at 6:30 p.m. PDT at the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona. The Rattlers … Continued

Rattlers Announce 2017 TV Schedule

December 5, 2016

  Arizona Rattlers will have seven games broadcast on FOX Sports Arizona Plus Phoenix, Ariz. – The Arizona Rattlers announced Monday that they will have seven of their home games broadcasted on FOX Sports Arizona Plus for their inaugural season … Continued

RATTLERS CRUSH COLORADO 71-27

March 11, 2017

  Phoenix, Ariz. – The Arizona Rattlers defeated the Colorado Crush by a score of 71-27 at Talking Stick Resort Arena in front of 14,962 fans. The Rattlers were firing on all cylinders, racking up 221 total yards offensively and … Continued

RATTLERS (11-4) TRAMPLE THE TITANS (1-14); 56-25

June 11, 2017

  Phoenix, Ariz.- The five-time champion Arizona Rattlers (11-4) take down the Cedar Rapids Titans (1-14) in their final home game of the 2017 regular season at the Talking Stick Resort Arena in front of 13,251 fans. With this victory, … Continued

Rattlers Acquire WR Summers in Trade

April 10, 2015

Phoenix, Ariz. – The world champion Arizona Rattlers have been assigned wide receiver Chris Summers for the 2015 Arena Football League (AFL) season. This will be Summers first season in the AFL. Summers was acquired through a trade with the … Continued

WR Dan Buckner Assigned to the Rattlers

July 8, 2015

Phoenix, Ariz. – The world champion Arizona Rattlers have been assigned wide receiver Dan Buckner for the 2015 Arena Football League (AFL) season. This is Buckner’s first season in the AFL and with the Arizona Rattlers. The 6-foot-4, 215-pound Buckner … Continued

Jeremy Kellem Earns GoRVing Defensive Back of the Year

August 24, 2015

Phoenix, Ariz. – The Arena Football League (AFL) just announced that the Arizona Rattlers’ defensive back Jeremy Kellem has earned the 2015 GoRVing Defensive Back of the Year award.  This is the second consecutive season a Rattler has earned this … Continued

Rattlers Alumni Profile: Bo Kelly

November 19, 2015

When asked who their favorite Rattlers’ fullback is most in the Rattler Nation will instinctively answer, Bo Kelly, and it is easy to see why. Michael “Bo” Kelly spent 12 seasons in the Arena Football League (AFL), 11 of those … Continued

Rattlers Acquire Former Cardinal DB Legree

February 15, 2016

Phoenix, Ariz. – The five time world champion Arizona Rattlers were assigned defensive back Jimmy Legree for the 2016 Arena Football League (AFL) season on Monday.  This will be his first season with the Rattlers and in the AFL. Before … Continued

DB Marquis Floyd Returns to Rattlers

April 14, 2016

The five-time world champion Arizona Rattlers were assigned defensive back Marquis Floyd for the 2016 Arena Football League (AFL) season on Thursday.  This will be his sixth season with the Rattlers and ninth in the AFL. Floyd was an integral … Continued

Week 9 Preview: Arizona at Tampa Bay

May 26, 2016

The second half of the season begins on Sunday, and the Arizona Rattlers (6-2) will once again hit the road when they face the Tampa Bay Storm (0-7).  The game will be played at the Amalie Arena in Tampa Bay, … Continued

Defense lifts the Rattlers Over the KISS, 64 – 49

June 26, 2016

Anaheim, Cali. –  The World Champion Arizona Rattlers (10-3) sweep the three game regular season series with a win over conference foe, the LA KISS (5-7) by a score of 64-49 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Cali., in front … Continued

Arizona Rattlers Sign DL Gonzales and K Petre

October 20, 2016

  Phoenix, Ariz. – The Arizona Rattlers announced today that they have signed defensive lineman Herbert Gonzales III and kicker Sawyer Petre for the Rattlers inaugural season in the Indoor Football League (IFL). Gonzales (6-1, 305, Texas State) enters the … Continued

RATTLERS CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP TO BE TELEVISED LIVE

June 12, 2017

  FOX Sports Arizona Rattlers channel will carry the game on DirecTV and DISH Phoenix, Ariz. – The Arizona Rattlers announced Monday that the Indoor Football League’s (IFL) Intense Conference Championship will be broadcast live on a special “FOX Sports … Continued

Rattlers Announce Open Tryout

August 24, 2017

Competition begins Saturday, October 28, at 9 a.m. The Arizona Rattlers have scheduled an open tryout with registration beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturday, October 28th, 2017 at the Gene Autry Sports Complex, 4125 E. McKellips Road, Mesa. In the … Continued

Rattlers (2-1) Hold on to Beat Cleveland (2-1) 49-41

April 11, 2015

Cleveland, Ohio – The Arizona Rattlers (2-1) looked to bounce back this Saturday against the Cleveland Gladiators (2-1) after being upset last week by Las Vegas, and in front of 12,776 Gladiator fans, they did just that with a 49—41 … Continued

Head Coach Kevin Guy Finalist for 2015 AFL Hall of Fame

July 11, 2015

AFL ANNOUNCES 2015 ARENA FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME FINALISTS LAS VEGAS – After tallying the nominations put forth by the Arena Football Hall of Fame Advisory Board, the Arena Football League has named ten finalists for the Arena Football Hall of … Continued

Coach Guy Selected for West Alabama Hall of Fame

August 25, 2015

  Phoenix, Ariz. – Arizona Rattlers’ General Manager and Head Coach Kevin Guy has been selected as an inductee into the University of West Alabama (UWA) Hall of Fame.  Guy joins Dr. James Andrews and Leo Wright for the 2015 … Continued

Rattlers Conquer the Storm, 60-27

April 16, 2016

Phoenix, Ariz. – The five time World Champion Arizona Rattlers (3-0) won their sixth straight home opener when they defeated the Tampa Bay Storm (0-3) Saturday night at Talking Stick Resort Arena by a score of 60-27 in front of … Continued

W2W4: Week 9 at Tampa Bay Storm

May 28, 2016

The Arizona Rattlers (6-2) are making another east coast road trip when they travel to Tampa Bay to take on the Storm (0-7).  The Rattlers are coming off of an inter-conference matchup against rival LA KISS (3-4), which the Rattlers … Continued

Rattlers Announce Open Tryout

June 27, 2016

The Arizona Rattlers have scheduled an open tryout from 9 a.m.- noon on Saturday, July 30, 2016 at the Gene Autry Sports Complex, 4125 E. McKellips Road, Mesa. In the last two seasons, nine participants in the tryouts earned a … Continued

Seven Rattlers Honored on All-Arena Selection

August 13, 2016

  Phoenix, Ariz. – The Arena Football League (AFL) just announced that the five-time world champion Arizona Rattlers have seven players make the 2016 All-Arena team, six of whom were on first team, one on second team. OFFENSE: First-Team QB … Continued

Arizona Rattlers Announce the 2017 Coaching Staff

December 12, 2016

  Nick Davila to join the staff as the QB / WR Coach Phoenix, Ariz. – Today, the Arizona Rattlers announced the coaching staff for their inaugural season in the Indoor Football League (IFL).   Assistant Head Coach / Offensive Line … Continued

RATTLERS TAKE DOWN THE TITANS, 34-32

May 5, 2017

  Cedar Rapids, Iowa – The five-time World Champion Arizona Rattlers (6-4) were able to keep pace in the Intense Conference with a win over the Cedar Rapids Titans (1-10) by a score of 34-32 at the US Cellular Field … Continued

SIX MORE RATTLERS RE-SIGN FOR 2018

August 28, 2017

  Phoenix, Ariz. – The Arizona Rattlers announced Monday that they have re-signed running back Ketrich Harmon, offensive lineman Lamar Mady, defensive lineman Chris McAllister, defensive back Adam Sauder, defensive back Markus Smith, and defensive back Dillion Winfrey for the … Continued

January 12, 2015

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Veteran Kicker Scaccia Returns to Rattlers

April 16, 2015

Phoenix, Ariz. – The world champion Arizona Rattlers have been assigned kicker Fabrizio Scaccia for the 2015 Arena Football League (AFL) season. This will be Scaccia’s fifth season in the AFL, his third with the Rattlers. The 6-foot-1, 205-pound Scaccia … Continued

Rattlers Take Out the Outlaws, 57-43

July 11, 2015

Phoenix, Ariz. – The World Champion Arizona Rattlers (12-2) won their eighth straight game with a 57-43 victory over division rival Las Vegas Outlaws (5-9) Saturday night at the US Airways Center in front of 11,891 fans. The win marks … Continued

WR Deadder Assigned to Rattlers for Two More Seasons

August 27, 2015

Phoenix, Ariz. – The 5x world champion Arizona Rattlers have been assigned wide receiver Chase Deadder for the 2016 and 2017 Arena Football League (AFL) seasons. This will be Deadder’s  second season with the Arizona Rattlers, his third in the … Continued

Rattlers Have Acquired OL Savage

December 3, 2015

Phoenix, Ariz. – The five time world champion Arizona Rattlers were assigned offensive lineman Donte Savage for the 2016 Arena Football League (AFL) season on Thursday. Before joining the Rattlers, Savage spent time with both the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts and the … Continued

Rattlers Acquire DL Hunter

February 22, 2016

Phoenix, Ariz. – The five time world champion Arizona Rattlers were assigned defensive lineman Charles “Chucky” Hunter for the 2016 Arena Football League (AFL) season on Monday.  This will be his first season with the Rattlers and in the AFL. … Continued

Rattlers Lose to the Storm, 63 – 56

May 29, 2016

Tampa Bay, Fla. – The five time World Champion Arizona Rattlers (6-3) lost to the Tampa Bay Storm (1-7) by a score of 63-56 at the Amalie Arena in Tampa Bay, Florida in front of 8,298 fans. The Rattlers led … Continued

Rattlers Earn Trip to ArenaBowl XXIX with Win over Gladiators, 82-41

August 13, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 13th, 2016 Contact: Peter Garbow, (989) 395-3789, pgarbow@azrattlers.com   Phoenix, Ariz. – The five-time World Champion Arizona Rattlers (15-3) will make their tenth ArenaBowl appearance after an 82-41 victory over the Cleveland Gladiators (8-10) at the … Continued

Arizona Rattlers Add Size with Four More Signings

October 21, 2016

  Phoenix, Ariz. – The Arizona Rattlers announced today that they have signed four more players for their inaugural season in the Indoor Football League (IFL). Offensive lineman Ian Joseph, defensive back Adam Sauder, and defensive lineman Shaquille Prather will … Continued

Rattlers Sign Phoenix Native LB Davon Jones

December 13, 2016

  Jones was discovered after attending November’s Open Tryout Phoenix, Ariz. – The Arizona Rattlers announced Tuesday that they have signed linebacker Davon Jones for the 2017 season in the Indoor Football League (IFL).  Jones was picked up after he … Continued

RATTLERS TAKE DOWN THE BLIZZARD, 30-29

March 26, 2017

  Green Bay, Wisc. – The five-time World Champion Arizona Rattlers (2-2) won their first road game in the Indoor Football League (IFL), with a 30-29 win over the Green Bay Blizzard (2-3) at the Resch Center in Green Bay, … Continued

RATTLERS CONQUER THE CRUSH IN OVERTIME, 47-44

June 16, 2017

Fort Collins, Colo. – The Arizona Rattlers (12-4) will enter the postseason with momentum by extending their win streak to eight by defeating the Colorado Crush (3-13) by a score of 47-44 in overtime at the Budweiser Center in Fort … Continued

FOUR MORE FROM 2017 CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM RE-SIGNS FOR 2018

August 30, 2017

  Phoenix, Ariz. – The Arizona Rattlers announced Wednesday that they have re-signed offensive lineman Antonio Jemison, kicker Sawyer Petre, linebacker Justin Shirk, and offensive lineman Vernon Sainvil for the 2018 season.  All four players were members of the 2017 … Continued

Rattlers Roll past the Thunder 65 – 47

April 18, 2015

Phoenix, Ariz. – The Arizona Rattlers (3-1) flexed its defensive muscle Saturday night with a victory over their conference rival, the Portland Thunder (2-2) by a score of 65-47. With this win, head coach and general manager Kevin Guy is … Continued

DB Kellem to Return to the Rattlers for Two More Seasons

August 27, 2015

  Phoenix, Ariz. – The 5x world champion Arizona Rattlers have been assigned defensive back Jeremy Kellem for the 2016 and 2017 Arena Football League (AFL) seasons. This will be Kellem’s third season with the Arizona Rattlers, his fourth in … Continued

Rattlers Have Acquired OL Hicks, DE McAllister

December 4, 2015

  Phoenix, Ariz. – The five time world champion Arizona Rattlers were assigned offensive lineman Hayworth Hicks and defensive end Chris McAllister for the 2016 Arena Football League (AFL) season on Friday. Hayworth Hicks (6-3, 330, Iowa State) spent two … Continued

Rattlers Add Speed by Picking up Veteran WR Mike Washington

March 2, 2016

The five-time world champion Arizona Rattlers were assigned wide receiver Michael Washington for the 2016 Arena Football League (AFL) season on Wednesday.  This will be his first season with the Rattlers, his sixth in the AFL.   Washington played for … Continued

Week 10 Preview: Arizona at Cleveland

June 1, 2016

Phoenix, Ariz. – The Arizona Rattlers (6-3) enter the tenth week of the season in first place and with a one game advantage.  In second place is the Cleveland Gladiators (5-4), whom the Rattlers will face this weekend.  The winner … Continued

W2W4: Week 15 vs Jacksonville Sharks

July 9, 2016

The Arizona Rattlers (10-3) will start their three-game home stand this Saturday against the Jacksonville Sharks (5-7).  The game will be played at the Talking Stick Resort Arena and will be at 6:30 p.m. PDT. In Week 4, these two … Continued

Davila, Kellem Earn Player of the Week Honors

August 16, 2016

  CONFERENCE FINALS: PLAYERS OF THE WEEK Davila, Kellem, Frevert Earn Honors With Standout Performances LAS VEGAS (August 16, 2016) – The Arena Football League has announced that Arizona’s Nick Davila, Arizona’s Jeremy Kellem and Philadelphia’s Tommy Frevert have been … Continued

Arizona Rattlers Announce 2017 Schedule

October 24, 2016

  Phoenix, Ariz. – The Arizona Rattlers announce the 16-game regular season schedule for the inaugural season in the Indoor Football League (IFL). Season tickets are still available for purchase on azrattlers.com. The Rattlers will get tested early as they … Continued

RATTLERS SHOCK THE EMPIRE, 49-35

May 12, 2017

  Spokane, Wash. – The five-time World Champion Arizona Rattlers (7-4) moved in to first place with a win over their Intense Conference foe Spokane Empire (7-4) by a score of 49-35 at the Veterans Memorial Arena in Spokane, Washington. … Continued

Fox Sports Arizona to Broadcast Three Rattler Home Games

March 17, 2015

The FOX Sports Arizona Plus broadcast schedule includes two matchups against recently added Las Vegas Outlaws on May 16 and July 11. The network will also air the June 6 contest against the Tampa Bay Storm.

Hippeard, Kellem, and Windsor Earn Weekly Honors

April 21, 2015

CHICAGO – Orlando Predators quarterback Randy Hippeard has been awarded Russell Athletic Offensive Player of the Week, while Arizona Rattlers Jack linebacker Jeremy Kellem has been awarded Riddell Defensive Player of the Week and Arizona Rattlers wide receiver Rod Windsor … Continued

ARIZONA RATTLERS PLAYOFF TICKETS ON SALE TODAY

July 17, 2015

Phoenix, Ariz. – The Arizona Rattlers are proud to announce they will be hosting the first round of the 2015 playoffs on Saturday, August 15 at 6:00 p.m. at US Airways Center. The game will be aired locally on Fox … Continued

Kellem, Conner, and Medical Staff Honored by the AFL

August 30, 2015

Phoenix, Ariz. – The Arena Football League (AFL) announced that the Arizona Rattlers have been honored with three awards.  This announcement came at the League’s annual awards banquet. Rattlers defensive back Jeremy Kellem earned the Go RVing Defensive Back of … Continued