June 8, 2006
Former Georgia Tech all-America quarterback Joe Hamilton leads the Orlando Predators against the Chicago Rush in ArenaBowl XX on Sunday, June 11, in Las Vegas, Nev. Kickoff is set for 3 p.m. ET, and the game will be televised live on NBC.
Hamilton and the Predators (10-6, 2-0) defeated the Dallas Desperados, 45-28 last Sunday, earning an AFL record seventh berth in the Arena Football League’s Championship Game.
Hamilton, the second-team all-league quarterback, enjoyed a standout campaign during the regular season, going 298 of 445 for 3,677 yards and 64 touchdowns. He also rushed 40 times for 134 yards and eight touchdowns. He has been equally as impressive in two postseason games, going 32 of 49 for 387 yards and eight touchdowns.
The 1999 Heisman Trophy runnerup, Hamilton looks to win his first ArenaBowl Championship Sunday.