Chicago also signed FB/LB Bob McMillen, who would play with the team until 2007 and became the Rush's head coach in 2011. The Chicago Rush originally had games broadcast on the now defunct Fox Sports Net Chicago during its first two seasons from 2001–02 with mostly Saturday night telecasts. The Rush began the season 4–0 and were in first place in the division at 10–4. Founded in 2001, the team qualified for the playoffs 11 out of 12 seasons and won one AFL championship, ArenaBowl XXin 2006. We found 2 records for Rosalee Rush in Tennessee, Michigan and California. However, former Rush players quarterback Russ Michna, jack linebacker/wide receiver DeJuan Alfonzo, and linemen Joe Peters, Robert Boss, and Beau Elliot rejoined the team. For the Rush, it marked the sixth time in franchise history the team had advanced to the AFL Conference Championships. Career records weren't included as not all players spent career with Rush, 2009: Arena Football League restructuring, 2013: New ownership and league takeover, twice each, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, "New ownership group takes over Chicago Rush", "Chicago Rush owner out after less than three months", Chicago Rush to play at Allstate Arena this season, Chicago Rush to play 2 Arena League football games in Rockford, "Chicago Rush unveil new jerseys, colors", "Chicago Rush owner ousted by league, which takes over team", "Ex-Chicago Rush owner pleads guilty to federal fraud charges", "Chicago Rush Set to Retire Head Coach Bob McMillen's Jersey", "Chicago Rush escape Tulsa Talons in wild finish", "The complete AFL Arena Football resource - ArenaFan.com", http://www.chicagorush.com/grabowski/bio.asp, History of the Arena Football League in Chicago, Sports teams based in the Chicago metropolitan area, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Chicago_Rush&oldid=984596103, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, AFL All-Arena First Team, Jack Linebacker, Completion Percentage Season Leaders (min. Bobby Sippio held the old records. The Rush won the Central division with an 11–5 record. In 2012, the Rush re-signed quarterback Russ Michna, the franchises all-time leading passer, 2011 Second Team All-Arena WR Reggie Gray and 2011 AFL Defensive Player of the Year DB Vic Hall, jack linebacker Kelvin Morris, and offensive lineman T.J. Watkins. On November 12, 2012, the Chicago Rush were purchased by a group, headed by Julee White of Testarossa Entertainment, but the purchase was terminated by the AFL three months later due to the ownership's failure to meet league obligations. Chicago Rush is proud to represent the Chicagoland area, bringing in the worlds largest youth soccer organization and its multiple facets to our players. 40 receptions), 42.4. The training methods and education is brought together by the many successes Rush has had around the country, and adapted it to the competitive midwest market. In the playoffs, the Rush managed to pull off key upsets. During their history, the Rush won five divisional titles and competed in the AFL Conference Championship six times, including four c… Both made huge impacts on their respective sides of the ball. 25 rushes), 32.4, Yards/Reception Season Leaders (min. We have many convenient ways to see a provider, including online virtual visits. This section contains all records, awards, and honors acquired by Rush players in individual seasons. Get convenient care from home for COVID-19 concerns, cold/flu, UTI, seasonal allergies, minor injuries and more. That game became known as the "Confetti Game", due to an arena employee firing a confetti cannon prematurely, when the game was extended due to a defensive penalty on the final play. In 2005, they went to the AFL playoffs as the #3 seed in the American Conference. Season Leaders (min. Select from the list below to customize your experience: Former Rush University Medical Center Employees. In the Divisional Round, Chicago managed to pull off a huge upset by taking down the defending champion Colorado Crush, 63–46.