2022 IFL Hall of Fame Final Vote

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It has been one dumpster fire of a class, but we have finally made it to the final vote just two days prior to the kickoff of the 2022 season.

Next year’s class, and surrounding media, is sure to be better, but for now let’s take care of business!

How does it work?

Below are the finalists and their statistics laid out for everyone to see. After perusing through them to remind yourself of the class click the link to vote.

Any player that receives over 80% of the votes will be inducted to the IFL Hall of Fame. Any player that receives less, will be eligible for votes again next year.

Important:
YOU DO NOT HAVE TO VOTE FOR ANYONE.
THERE IS A “VOTE FOR NO ONE” OPTION.

Here is the link below:

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Here are the 2022 Finalists

(Listed Alphabetically by first name)


Andrew Luck

1st Time on IFL Hall of Fame Ballot – 2022

  • IFL Seasons Played – 2
  • Career Games Played – 29
  • Career Total Points – 959.15
  • Avg Points per Game – 33.05
  • Career Avg Positional Rank – 5
  • Career Top 10 Finishes – 2
IFL Highlights:

After leading Tampa Luke to an IFL Divisional Championship loss in 2016, Luck did not return until the 2018 season. Upon return, Luck put up a top five season, finishing as QB 4 with an average of 33.873ppg.

Doug Baldwin

1st Time on IFL HOF Ballot – 2022

  • IFL Seasons Played – 3
  • Career Games Played – 42
  • Career Total Points – 655.95
  • Avg Points per Game – 15.42
  • Career Avg Positional Rank – 24
  • Career Top 10 Finishes – 1

IFL Highlights:

Baldwin finished as WR 7 in 2016 with 275.75 pts and was an integral part of New Orleans Carlos’ march to an NFC Championship. In 2017, Baldwin would return to the playoffs with Dallas Brian, only to lose in the first round. During his career Baldwin average 218.7pts per season.

Navorro Bowman

1st Time on IFL HOF Ballot – 2022

SuperBowl Champion – 2017 (Indianapolis Erik)

  • IFL Seasons Played – 1
  • Career Games Played – 14
  • Career Total Points – 235.85
  • Avg Points per Game – 16.85
  • Career Avg Positional Rank – 18
  • Career Top 10 Finishes – 0
IFL Highlights:

Bowman missed the 2016 season with an Achilles tendon tear but would return in 2017 only to be released in Week 5 by the NFL 49ers. He was quickly picked up by the Oakland Raiders and went on to score 235.85pts, including 83.85pts (20.69ppg) from Weeks 12-15 (IFL Playoffs). This scoring barrage helped lead Indy Erik and Bowman himself to an IFL Superbowl II victory.

Sebastian Janikowski

1st Time on IFL HOF Ballot – 2022

  • IFL Seasons Played – 2
  • Career Games Played – 30
  • Career Total Points – 250.7
  • Avg Points per Game – 8.36
  • Career Avg Positional Rank – 11
  • Career Top 10 Finishes – 1
IFL Highlights:

Janikowski was a top end kicker, that was finishing his career while the IFL was starting theirs. Playing just two IFL seasons, Janikowski put up a top ten season in 2016 before missing the entire 2017 season with a herniated disk. 2018 would be his last year in the IFL, where he averaged under 8ppg.

Demarco Murray

1st Time on IFL HOF Ballot – 2022

  • IFL Seasons Played – 2
  • Career Games Played – 30
  • Career Total Points – 666.5
  • Avg Points per Game – 22.22
  • Career Avg Positional Rank – 12
  • Career Top 10 Finishes – 1
IFL Highlights:

Demarco finished as RB 3 in his 2016 campaign, scoring 419.6 pts, an average of 27.96 pts per game.

Jordy Nelson

1st Time on IFL HOF Ballot – 2022

  • IFL Seasons Played – 3
  • Career Games Played – 44
  • Career Total Points – 642.45
  • Avg Points per Game – 14.53
  • Career Avg Positional Rank – 31
  • Career Top 10 Finishes – 1
IFL Highlights:

Nelson got to the IFL at the tail end of a tremendous career. There was still some juice left, as Jordy scored 320.6pts in 2016, good enough for WR 4. While his next two seasons led to a combined 320pts, Jordy’s 14 receiving touchdowns in 2016 held up as the most ever in IFL history until broken by Antonio Brown in 2018 (15).

Julius Peppers

1st Time on IFL HOF Ballot – 2022

  • IFL Seasons Played – 3
  • Career Games Played – 45
  • Career Total Points – 410.4
  • Avg Points per Game – 9.12
  • Career Avg Positional Rank – 58
  • Career Top 10 Finishes – 0

IFL Highlights:

With only one great season in the IFL, Peppers turned in a 189.2pt performance in 2017 as a defensive end. During that season Peppers showcased his pass rush ability, finishing with 11 sacks, good enough for 7th amongst DEs. Peppers was an integral part of Miami Brad’s 2017 season that lost in the AFC Championship game.

Paul Posluszny

1st Time on IFL HOF Ballot – 2022

  • IFL Seasons Played – 2
  • Career Games Played – 30
  • Career Total Points – 390.6
  • Avg Points per Game – 13.02
  • Career Avg Positional Rank – 50
  • Career Top 10 Finishes – 1
IFL Highlights:

While the career stats may look lack luster, Posluszny put up a stellar year in 2016, finishing 3rd among LBs in tackles (94), 11th in total points, and helping Miami Brad to the AFC Championship game.

Telvin Smith

1st Time on IFL HOF Ballot – 2022

  • IFL Seasons Played – 3
  • Career Games Played – 43
  • Career Total Points – 777.8
  • Avg Points per Game – 18.13
  • Career Avg Positional Rank – 14
  • Career Top 10 Finishes – 1
IFL Highlights:

Finishing as LB 18, 13, and 10, Smith was an IFL staple at linebacker with a career season average of 259.3pts. While Telvin’s best statistical season came in his last season, 2016 saw Smith lead both Green Bay Barry and Pittsburgh Spencer to the playoffs. Smith returned Green Bay to the playoffs again in 2017, but was injured for both playoff games.

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