• May 24, 2016                 The last time the Memphis Blast was seen; Marvel City showed them the exit from the 2015 playoffs. Never one to sit idly by and age, the Blast infused young talent to blend in with their battle-tested coaching staff. The result was a 26-14 defeat of the upstart Tennessee Cyclones. This is a closer look. Xavier Jones (Memphis Blast)Organized: Cyclones Head Coach Antwoine Beard lived up to his reputation as a structured leader. The Cyclones were not humi

  • GDFL Media Poll Power Rankings (after Week 1) May 24, 2016, by Terrance Biggs   Nashville Storm- The defending GDFL champions continued their winning ways with a 44-0 drubbing of the Generals. Redstone seemingly possessed no answered for the Storm’s potent running game.         2.Georgia Crush: Normally, a grace period exists for expansion franchises. Unfortunately, for the Blue Ridge Raiders, this ended at the coin toss. Georgia QB Marcus Brooks threw six touchdowns

  • Top seed forcing four turnovers, rushes for five touchdowns in rout.MADISON, AL.-Former Chicago Bear great Doug Buffone had three remedies for winning football games. 1. Run the football 2. Stop the run. 3. Pressure the quarterback. Against the Redstone Generals (0-1), the Gridiron Developmental League’s top-seed the Nashville Storm (2-0) took those three steps seriously.Led by running back Keon Bohannon’s 16 carries for 146 and three touchdowns and fellow running mate Anthony “Batman” M

  •   May 23, 2016, by Terrance Biggs                 While not the most aesthetically pleasing viewing, defensive football games are a wonder to behold. The Northwest Louisiana Trojans ambled into Woodville, MS with purpose. They emerge, emboldened by a hotly contested victory. Success can be contagious. Trojans players and management hope this is the start of an epidemic. DE/OLB Kenneth Houff paced the team with 16 tackles and 3.5 sacks.  After the win, Houff commented on his

  •   May 23, 2016, by Terrance Biggs Ti-Cats 32, Kings 28                 Dispensing with any hyperbole, Saturday, May 21, 2016, will be a watershed moment in the brief history of the Lee County Ti-Cats. Is this the equivalent of Buster Douglas knocking out Mike Tyson in 1991? Not close. Villanova beating Georgetown in the 1985 NCAA Basketball Championship? Not quite. Equate it to Chaminade/Virginia in 1982 (Chaminade was a smaller, relatively unknown Catholic school in Hawaii.

  • NATION’S TOP TEAM LOOKS TO AVOID LETDOWN VERSUS REDSTONEMADISON, AL.- Two weeks ago, the Gridiron Developmental Football League’s top-seeded team the Nashville Storm flexed their muscles and defeated the nation’s top team the Columbus Fire 39-27. The victory gave the GDFL bragging rights around the country and set the tone for the league’s regular season. On Saturday, the Storm will travel two hours south to take on the upstart Redstone Generals in Madison, Alabama (8pm CST). The Genera

  • May 19, 2016, by Terrance BiggsTo the relief of everyone associated with the GDFL, the regular season is finally here. Only Wisconsin winters are more interminable than the offseason. Teams have bragged and boasted about their roster and what they anticipate for the season. Stepping between the lines is the surest antidote for offseason bravado. As teams begin the March to Memphis, several intriguing matchups highlight the schedule.  Lee County Ti-Cats (0-0) at #2 Crescent City Kings (0-0) Mont

  • Northwest Louisiana Trojans Tyree McCauley seeks to build a name for himself and his franchise. Wide receivers are eclectic, eccentric, yet talented individuals. McCauley exhibits a quiet calm demeanor. Taking a deeper dive, it is easy to surmise that the young wideout is looking to explode on the scene. McCauley is an honest person that expresses himself with poise. Q: Can you delve into your background, in order to educate our readers? A: I was born in Shreveport, Louisiana. I am the 4th of 5

  •   May 12, 2016, by Terrance Biggs The element of surprise is an effective tool utilized by armies, entrepreneurs; anyone looking to grab an advantage before the opposition is fully prepared. The 2016 East Alabama Predators seek to astonish and amaze the league with a revamped roster. Tucked away from the bright lights of Birmingham, the Predators endeavor to establish themselves as a force. Team Owner Michael Martin offered insight into this emerging franchise. Q: How do you define Predator

  •  Nashville Storm takes top spot in the country after defeating the number one team.By Gregory FrenchNashville Storm head coach Charles HunterNASHVILLE- Preseason games are usually no more than an exercise for teams to get ready for their season. In minor league football, the preseason is a time for teams to play outside of their leagues for bragging rights but more importantly for rankings across the country.This past Saturday, the nation’s top-ranked semi-pro team the Columbus Fire traveled