The Austin Turfcats joined the IFL after leaving the troubled SIFL. The Turfcats went 2-10, with a surprise victory over Arkansas in week four. Deron Ellis proved to be the most effective quarterback to play, throwing for 915 yards, 19 touchdowns, and 14 interceptions. Reggie Smith and Austin Willis combined to catch 16 scores on the year. Keith Clay scored eight rushing touchdowns.