Memphis Lineman Sign Pro Indoor Contract
MEMPHIS,TENN- Defensive Tackle Steve Fluker (6’6, 320) signs with the Amarillo Venom for his first year of arena/indoor football. Before playing in the Champions Indoor Football League (CIFL), Fluker has been a dedicated 4x GDFL All-Pro with the Memphis Blast since 2013.
"Fluker will bring the Venom defense some explosion off the ball, speed, and a great motor," said Head Coach Antwone Moore of the Blast. He is a very physical player. I expect him to go into camp and show his pass rushing skills. He will come in focused and hungry with a lot to prove."
Fluker played college football at Lane College from 2004-2007. During his career in the SIAC, Fluker set a career total of 30 tackles (10.5 TFL), four sacks, 8 quarterback hits, three forced fumble and two pass deflections.
Fluker is a native of Memphis,Tennessee and played high school football at Carver High School. While in high school, Fluker was a All-Shelby Metro, named to the Shelby Metro preseason teams and was selected to the first team Class AAA All-State team by the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association during his senior season. After his senior season, Fluker was listed as the No.30 player in Tennessee by Rivals.com. Fluker participated in the All-Star Classic as a senior and finished his high school playing career with over 100 tackles and 15.5 sacks.
The Memphis Blast & Gridiron Developmental Football League continue to help players reach the Next Level and Beyond and would like to Congratulate Mr.Steven Fluker as our latest addition to growing list of outstanding athletes.
Memphis Blast Pro Athletes
More and more players that start their careers with the Memphis Blast are moving on to play professional football. The Blast along with our National Platform in the GDFL provide an excellent opportunity to be seen by scouts and agents.
Here is a small list of recent Memphis Blast players who have made the leap to the pro circuit:
David Payne CFL Scouting BC Lions
John Moore- Green Bay Blizzards
Rico Cole- Quad City Steamers
Derrick Smith -Memphis Xplorers
Marcus Evers -Memphis Xplorers
Carlos Alexander - Mobile Wizards
Johnathan Ray- Utah Beef
Cameron Mayfield -Berlin Bears
Gerard Kaufman- New Mexico
Antonio Wells -Duke City Law