A Storm is Coming, Mile High Knights Join the GDFL

by GDFL Media

Denver, Colorado-The Gridiron Developmental Football League (GDFL) is proud to announce the addition and partnership of the league's newest team, the Mile High Knights.

"We are thrilled to announce the addition of the Mile High Knights ,"stated GDFL Director of Operations-George Burch. "The Knights bring a solid business commitment to the GDFL while solidifying our geographic footprint. We look forward to the intense western rivalries this partnership will bring to the GDFL and help build local partnership with the team and city."

The Mile High Knights will compete as new members in the GDFL's 2021 season. The team will compete and play all their home games at the Shea Stadium in Denver, Colorado .

Owners: Kristin Cleveland and Christian Cesiano

 Email: clevelank55@yahoo.com

Name: Mile High Knights 

City: Denver Ownership 

Stadium: Shea Stadium  

"2021, winter storm is coming" -game of thrones referenced by the Knights Head Coach Fred Pruitt   " This team is a family. We will be a family on and off the field. Win, lose or draw. We are so excited to join the league and expand their reach into the great state of Colorado and the Denver Metro area and beyond.” said Owner Christian Cesiano 

“The opportunity the GDFL presents is one that will benefit not only the teams, but players and fans alike. One of the things important to our organization is the willingness of the league to work with our geographical location, which is being worked on constantly.” “The GDFL is building an image...one we want to be a part of well into the future. "stated Owner Kristin Cleveland. “Leadership, Hard Work, and Dedication!

With the new league, comes a new look as well, the Mile High Knights have unveiled a new uniform, and the biggest change for their fans to notice is the color has changed. The team will be adding more color to their white uniforms to a Teal/Vegas Gold -colored. The new look will feature a white-colored helmet with a black facemask. 

Knights Coaching staff is led by Coach Fred Pruitt, who has been coaching minor league professional for 20 plus years. His assistant coach and defensive coordinator coach is Darnell Brooks. And the offensive coordinator is Adam Randall. The game day staff is being led by Kristin Cleveland and our Knight Volunteer Staff. 

Additional news and expansion team announcements will be revealed in the coming weeks.


The Gridiron Developmental Football League is a Professional Developmental Football League based in Memphis, Tennessee. This League was established to provide the community with high quality sports entertainment and to provide athletes the opportunity to participate in professional sports.

 We are looking at partnering with national and local area businesses in our pursuit of excellence and commitment to our community. Our commitment, dedication, and vision are set on building a firm foundation for professionalism and quality. The Gridiron Developmental Football League continues to strive to provide a quality minor professional level of football throughout the United States and beyond giving area athletes and fans the opportunity be a part of history. 

Our organization would like to thank you for your support. We are excited about the upcoming season and look forward to “Making AN IMPACT” in our Community.

Fans can visit our website at www.gdfl.org for upcoming announcements, ticketing info, and player tryouts.

The GDFL Communications Office contributed to this article.