The second ArenaBowl features the Chicago Bruisers and Detroit Drive. The game was played at the AllState Arena in Rosemont, IL.
Drive quarterback Rich Ingold rushed for a one-yard touchdown to put Detroit on the board first. Chicago answered back when Ben Bennett found Mike McDade for a three-yard touchdown. The score would be tied at seven at the end of one.
Detroit broke the game open in the second quarter with two rushing touchdowns. The first came from Walter Holman from eight yards out. With 41 seconds left, James Browne scored on a two-yard rushing touchdown to make it a 21-7 halftime lead.
After a scoreless third quarter, William Stone scored from 10 yards out to bring it out to make it an eight point game. They couldn’t do anything else, however.
Detroit added a field goal and won ArenaBowl II by a final score of 24-13. This would end up being the first of four titles in five years.