•  The Gridiron Development Football League is pleased to announce  that 2x GDFL All-Pro wide receiver Rashad Pargo (6'2" 190) of the Marvel City Tigers has signed with the Nebraska Danger Indoor Professional Football Team of the Indoor Professional Football League (IFL). Rashad Pargo spent this past season being double and triple teamed and he still managed to be one of the top receivers in the league.He is the all-time leading receiver of the Tigers and is third in the league in yards per c

  •  The Echoes  MEMPHIS, TN – Whoever said, “Success breeds contempt,” should receive royalties for the consistent relevance of the quote. The Gridiron Developmental Football League is closing its 7th season after yet another memorable championship, watched by thousands via Facebook live. The on-field success of the GDFL is often debated but, the success of the member franchises speaks to the benefit of membership. When it comes to semi-pro, minor league or developmental football, no league

  • “Defense wins championships…”Thunder defense propels team to their fifth national title…Tulsa, OklahomaSeptember 3, 2016 The Oklahoma Thunder completed their quest for the GDFL National Championship Saturday night at Holland Hall, defeating the Nashville Storm 29-16. The Storm were defending champions of the 2015 league title and were unbeaten in the regular season dating back to 2014. The victory represents the first national title for the Thunder since 2013 and 5th national championshi

  • The stage is set and the road has come to an end for Gridiron Bowl VII! Congratulations to the Nashville Storm (10-0),and the Oklahoma Thunder (10-0) football organizations and their fans.These two teams will meet to compete for the National Championship (GDFL Crown) in Oklahoma on Saturday, September 3, 2016The GDFL National Championship is one of the most elite platforms in the country. The GDFL has had over 26 Championship Teams from other leagues enter this platform to compete at this level.

  • By:GDFL Media2016 Xtreme Conference  Championship Game2016 Xtreme Conference Championship Conference Championship Nashville Storm (10-0) Head coach: Charles Hunter  Georgia Crush (8-3) Head Coach Carzelle SingletonThe 2016 Xtreme Championship Game featured the Xtreme South Division Champions Georgia Crush and The 2015 National Champions Nashville Storm!!!  In the 2016 Xtreme Conference semifinals in the Gridiron Developmental Football League playoffs to determine the champion of the Xtr

  • Thunder struck the Blast – earn first national title berth since 2013 August 20, 2016 Tulsa, Oklahoma by Dr. Ashton CookTop-seeded Oklahoma Thunder won the GDFL Impact Conference championship after beating the Memphis Blast 37-11. With the victory, the team will now advance to play the GDFL defending champion Nashville Storm. The Storm won the GDFL Xtreme Conference championship last night after beating the Georgia Crush by a score of 6-2.Despite the margin of victory, Memphis’ defense poste

  •  Xtreme Conference Championship: Georgia Crush at Nashville StormAugust 19, 2016 by Terrance BiggsSaturday, two vastly different teams will meet for the right to head to Gridiron Bowl VII. The Georgia Crush travel to Nashville to face the Storm. The defending National Champions the Storm look to continue their undefeated season. Georgia hopes to play the role of giant slayer.Waiting: Deep in middle Georgia, the Crush goes about the business of football. They are not the loudest, arrogant or

  •   Impact Conference Championship: Memphis Blast at Oklahoma Thunder August 18, 2016 At Stake: This is the last stop before the Gridiron Bowl. Memphis and Oklahoma have one game left to claim a spot. While their paths to this point are polar opposites, one goal remains clear; the need for a championship outweighs everything else. In Their Words: Memphis Defensive Coordinator Lawrence Miller, Jr. is an anomaly. In a world where nonsensical, borderline blathering coach speak is the norm, he sp

  •   Press Release Tulsa, Ok 8/16/2016Article by Dr. Ashton Cook Kings Dethroned…. The top-seeded Oklahoma Thunder avenged last year’s GDFL playoff loss to Crescent City in blowout fashion, winning 52-20. With the victory, the Thunder will advance to the Impact Conference Championship and host the #4 seed Memphis Blast. The Blast advanced after routing the Missouri Valley Pitbulls in an impressive road victory, winning 51-28. Oklahoma took firm control of the game against Crescent City ea

  •   "Win or go home…” Thunder eager to avenge last year’s playoff loss to Crescent CityTulsa, Oklahoma August 9, 2016 The top-seeded Oklahoma Thunder, regular season champions of the Impact Conference of the GDFL, will host the sixth-seed Crescent City Kings in Tulsa this Saturday. The battle will feature two red-hot teams playing their best ball of the season as of late; the Thunder enter the contest with an eight-game win streak while the Kings have scored 6 victories in a row after s