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Mike Hohensee, Head Coach of Chicago Rush, Scouts Bakersfield

July 20, 2006 - arenafootball2 (af2) - Bakersfield Blitz News Release

Bakersfield - Mike Hohensee, Head Coach of AFL ArenaBowl champions, the Chicago Rush, will be at the Blitz game on Saturday, July 22, to scout potential players for the 2007 Chicago Rush roster.

Coach Hohensee is entering is seventh year as Head Coach for the Chicago Rush. His biography states, "The only coach in team history, Mike has guided the Rush to a 44-32 regular season record and five playoff appearances in the team's first five seasons. He has an 88-76 regular season record and a 95-85 overall record in his 12 seasons as a head coach." He led the Rush to the AFL championship where the team won the title of AFL ArenaBowl 2006 Champions.

As a player, Coach Hohensee played QB for the AFL Pittsburgh Gladiators in 1987-88. In his two years with the Gladiators, he threw for 2,031 yards, 39 touchdowns and then soon retired because of a neck injury. As a veteran in the AFL, Coach Hohensee was the first to throw a touchdown pass in AFL history on June 19, 1987 and participated in the first ArenaBowl.

It is unknown which Blitz players Coach Hohensee is specifically scouting.

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