Barnstormers Sign Veteran Pass Rusher

– Arena Football League (AFL) Iowa Barnstormers DES MOINES – The Iowa Barnstormers continued to add to their 2012 roster as Head Coach and Director of FootballOperations Mike Hohensee announced today that the team has agreed to terms with Veteran … Continue reading

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Ex-Heights QB has Texans tryout

By Joseph Duarte HOUSTON — Former Rice and Alamo Heights quarterback Chase Clement is getting a shot at the NFL. Clement has a workout with the Texans scheduled Monday. “This is something I’ve been waiting a couple of years since … Continue reading

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Atlanta Prepares for 120 HBCU Draft Eligibles at HBCU All-Star Bowl

By: Gregory Smith, Black College Sports Examiner Facing the daunting task of being selected in the 2012 NFL draft, 120 eligible football players from HBCUs will square off in the third annual HBCU All-Star Bowl Sunday at 3 p.m. in … Continue reading

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Former IWU, ISU players among Edge signings

BLOOMINGTON — Former Illinois Wesleyan defensive standout Ryan Jenkins and former Illinois State running back Cortes Rice were among 24 players signed by the Bloomington Edge on Wednesday, according to the Indoor Football League website. Jenkins, signed as a linebacker, … Continue reading

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New indoor football team to hold tryouts

CHARLOTTE – The Carolina Force, a new professional indoor football team that is going to have a team in Concord, will hold tryouts for local talent on Saturday, February 11. Players interested in trying out will need to be at … Continue reading

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Lehigh Valley Steelhawks have new look for new season

By Keith Groller With still more than two weeks to go before their 2012 home opener, Mike Clark said the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks have nearly doubled the season tickets they have sold from their first Indoor Football League season in … Continue reading

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Wesley’s Ward making impact in AFL

Former Wesley College All-American defensive tackle Mike Ward is making his mark in the Arena Football League at a different position: Fullback. The Norwich, Connecticut native had 2 carries for 4 yards and a touchdown to the Utah Blaze in … Continue reading

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Junior Seau’s Suicide Underscores Importance of Focusing on Player Safety

The tragic death of Junior Seau this week reminds us that the titans of the NFL gridiron are human, all too human. Seau was a vibrant human being who loved playing football. By all accounts, he was a loving and … Continue reading

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Threat of strike looms over AFL

By Jerry DiPaola Arena Football League players will strike before the end of the season if the league and players union can’t agree on a long-term or interim collective bargaining agreement, AFL Players Union executive director Ivan F. Soto said … Continue reading


 

Joe Hills, others find Arena Football League good place to market yourself

By ALAN DELL If Joe Hills stretches his neck a little when he stands on the roof of Tampa Bay Times Forum, he can see his final destination. It seems only a stone’s throw from the arena to the place … Continue reading