Soul agenda box
Facts and figures about the Soul's game against Iowa
Who: Iowa (3-2) at Soul (2-3)
When: Sunday, 4 p.m.
Where: Wells Fargo Center (17,597)
On the web: Soul.ArenaFootball.com/AllAccess
About the Barnstormers: Iowa's defense set a team record for points allowed in last week's 31-12 win over Los Angeles . . . Barnstormers quarterback Carson Coffman is a Kansas State product who played for the Wildcats after Josh Freeman and before Collin Klein . . . Iowa's Mike Hohensee coached the Soul in 2011, going 6-12 in the team's first season back from a 2-year stoppage.
About the Soul: This will be the Soul's first appearance on an ESPN broadcast since winning the 2008 title game . . . Philadelphia has won two in a row and is about to play two games against divisional opponents higher in the standings . . . Defensive back Rayshaun Kizer was the ArenaFootball.com player of the week after registering 9 1/2 tackles and three pass breakups in last week's win over Jacksonville . . . Running back Derrick Ross, the AFL's all-time leading rusher, is 67 yards away from 2,000.
Series history: The Soul has won all three meetings against Iowa, including two last season.
Poll position: The Soul is ranked fifth in the weekly coaches poll, the highest spot for a team with a losing record. Iowa is 10th. Arizona, Cleveland and Pittsburgh are 1-2-3, respectively.
Up next: The Soul visits Pittsburgh on Saturday, May 3.