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  •   February 8, 2016, by Terrance Biggs The expansion Tennessee Cyclones come to terms with four dynamic playmakers. As an organization, the Cyclones are stockpiling talent to compete in the Impact East Division. Coach Antwoine Beard and his staff deserve credit for the building of this franchise from the bottom. Here’s a quick look at the weapons:  QB Chris Rini is an accomplished passer with a strong collegiate pedigree. (College of the Canyon and Lane College) Rini is a complex quarterb

  •   Jerry Lovvorn’s story begins in Memphis, TN He spent his childhood in North Memphis. Lovvorn graduated from Treadwell High School, and then attended State Technical Institute, (now Southwest Community College) where he earned a Bachelor’s degree for Computer Management.  Jerry began his distinguished officiating career in 1994. Being an impartial, fair-minded, and professional earned him a reputation as an elite referee. Lovvorn officiated the Women’s World Championship game held i

  •   January 31, 2016, by Terrance BiggsVersatility is an admirable quality in most individuals that most do not possess. For David Paine, it’s a way of life. His credentials speak volumes. (Parade and USA Today HS All-American) When adversity struck, Paine rose above. After a distinguished career with the Memphis Blast, the former defensive lineman found his calling. The Saskatchewan Roughriders hired the standout Blast as a scout. Paine provided intriguing answers that every aspiring playe

  • The GDFL is honored to announce Mrs.Tracey Hardney- Scott, will be inducted into the Class of 2016 of the GDFL Hall of Fame.Mrs. Hardney-Scott is the eldest child of Thomas A. Hardney & Sandra L. Hardney. Tracey was born in Saint Albans Veterans Hospital Queens, New York. Growing up in Brownsville and East New York Brooklyn, Tracey displayed leadership abilities at an early age. She received the Brooklyn’s District Attorney Citation for leadership & excellence while in the 5th grade

  •  Mobile, AL – When John and Mary Jo Lestini invited the Crescent City Kings to their free agent camp in 2015, it was the opening of a new door for both the camp and the franchise. The Kings were the first invited minor league football team in the 15-year history of the free agent super camp. Kings assistant head coach Clyde “CJ” Maiden was the catalyst in creating this new avenue, by way Kings players could showcase their skill before CFL and Arena football scouts.Like everything else in

  •   The GDFL is honored to announce Steven Roper, is part of the ownership group for the Oklahoma Thunder, will be inducted as a Class of 2016 of the GDFL Hall of Fame.  Steven Roper (born May 10th, 1968) is a businessman and Oklahoma native. He is the co-owner and serves as the General Manager of the Thunder. Steven and his wife Becky have three children. They will celebrate twenty-seven years of matrimonial bliss this November. Steven earned his coaching stripes, working in soccer. After s

  •    The GDFL is thrilled to announce Mr.George Burch of the Georgia Crush as a 2016 Inductee into the GDFL Hall of Fame. From its inception, Mr.Burch has played a crucial role in the astounding success of the GDFL.George W. Burch III was born to the parentage of George W. Burch Jr. and Velma H. Burch at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC. He spent his childhood in the DMV, (Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area) before moving to Georgia in 1994 at the age of 16.  George graduated fro

  • January 23, 2016, by Terrance Biggs  Everyone has a hometown, a place that helped raise us. We know every street of the city/town. There is an association with an event of memory. With every fiber of our being, our hometowns are who we were, what we are, and will become.                 The GDFL is no different. These member franchises are more than football players. When the athletes put the pads on, buckle the helmet and lace their spikes, they represent their city/state. It i

  • January 21, 2016, by Terrance BiggsVersatile Memphis Blast Gerard Kaufman is a man of many talents (passer, runner, receivers, defender) that seems to defy labels. However, you can add one label to him: New Mexico Star.  Today, the New Mexico Stars (American Indoor Football) signed Kaufman to a one-year deal, allowing the multitalented player to continue his football dream. #7 Gerard Kaufman picture with Memphis Blast Teammates (L) to (R) #21Kieth Dodson,#15 Xavier Jones,#52 Clyde Rooks #12Juli

  • by Terrance BiggsJanuary 11, 2016The Gridiron Developmental Football League is proud to announce the addition of the 2012 Alliance Football League Champions & 2015 Midwest Football League Champions, The Midwest Titans as a league member in 2016 and beyond.The Titans, headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri endeavor to make the jump in competition. Running through their previous league proved rather simple. The GDFL will prove to be the strongest challenge for the Titans to face.Full Story com

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