Ex-Gophers take part in annual workout for NFL scouts; hopefuls include Bennett, Lair, Kirksey

Former Gopher football players are in their annual attempt to catch the eye of NFL scouts. Minnesota’s pro day workout Monday included eight ex-Gophers and more than a dozen others from area small colleges. The drills are styled after the … Continue reading

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Current San Jose, former Arizona Rattlers FB Johnie Kirton found dead

By: Richard Obert The Rattlers canceled practice Tuesday, as players mourned the death of former teammate Johnie Kirton. Kirton, 26, a fullback from the University of Washington, who was traded by the Rattlers to the San Jose SaberCats three weeks … Continue reading


 

Three coaches just right for Fever

By: Jeff Morrow Take a look at most of the Indoor Football League team websites. It’s interesting to see how many coaches there are on those teams. Most have five to eight assistants. So it’s amazing when the Tri-Cities Fever … Continue reading


 

Cason follows dream, signs with indoor football team

After a brief but successful stint as a professional mixed martial arts fighter, Joe Cason is returning to the football field. Cason, 24, signed a contract last month with the Missouri Monsters, a new team in the Ultimate Indoor Football … Continue reading

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York gets expansion team in pro indoor football league

By: Jim Seip Its scouting report on York complete, American Indoor Football will bring a team to the York City Ice Arena in 2013. League CEO John Morris expects York to host all Saturday night games, with its home opener … Continue reading

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Texas Revolution name Billy Back as first head coach

The Texas Revolution have named Billy Back as the IFL team’s inaugural head coach. Back takes the reins of the Revolution following a trio of consecutive championship seasons with the Cincinnati Commandos in the Continental Indoor Football League and the … Continue reading


 

UIFL Sarasota Thunder Open Tryouts Dec.15

Sarasota Thunder will be hosting an open workout on December 15, 2012 from 9am to 1pm at Outer Door Academy or ODA. The address is 5950 Deer Drive Sarasota, FL 34240 It will be $50 in advance or $75 on … Continue reading


 

West Virginia Badgers Host 2nd Tryout Jan. 26

The West Virginia Badgers 2nd tryout is 8pm on January 26th at the Winchester Sportsplex: 221 Commonwealth Court Winchester, VA 22602. The tryout fee is 60 dollars the day of the tryout and 50 dollars for pre registered players. Those … Continue reading


 

UFL open to playing spring football in the future

The United Football League’s third season, which started after a month-long postponement and ended early after the last two regular season games were pulled from the schedule, came to an end last week when the two-time defending champion Las Vegas … Continue reading

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Weekly Sports League and Franchise Report

by Dan Krieger Indoor Football League: The IFL has announced its schedule and league alignment for 2012. The league will have 16 teams, down from the 22 teams in 2011. The league lost nine teams from last season-the Richmond Revolution, … Continue reading

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