Week 1 at TBY (3-27-15)
QB Shane Austin threw for 221 yards and seven touchdowns and the defense forced four turnovers as the Cleveland Gladiators (1-0) opened the 2015 season with a 60-44 victory over the Tampa Bay Storm (0-1). Amarri Jackson, Dominick Goodman, and Collin Taylor caught two touchdowns a piece, while Jackson rushed for a third. JLB Joe Phinisee had a hand in three of the four Tampa Bay Storm turnovers as he recovered two fumbles and recorded an interception. DB Dominic Jones made big plays on defense as well, finishing the game with a team-leading 11 tackles.