GDFL add two more Cities to Roster

by Gridiron Media

Memphis,Tenn – The Gridiron Developmental Football League (GDFL) is proud to announce the addition and partnership of the league's newest teams based in the city of Texarkana, Arkansas & Enid,Oklahoma 

During a conference call Thursday morning, team ownership and league office staff announced that the Texarkana Jackals & Oklahoma Outlaws will compete as members of the GDFL for the 2018 season and beyond. 

"The Texarkana AR Jackals & Oklahoma Outlaws are pleased to be joining the GDFL as its newest members. 

With a tradition of high-quality football, great regional rivalries and sound business model, the GDFL presents a terrific opportunity for the Jackals ," said Jackals Majority Owner Ray Barnes.

 "The Gridiron Developmental Football League (GDFL) Executive team have done a fantastic job of augmenting the league with other high quality and well-run franchises including the teams like the Oklahoma Thunder, Chattanooga Eagles,Georgia Crush, Alabama Sabers, Starkville Steeldogs,Missiouri Cyclones and The Memphis Blast. We look forward to adding to that momentum."

"Today we are very proud to welcome the Texarkana (AR) and the Enid,Oklahoma community into the GDFL family. Outlaws & Jackals organization represent the key elements the GDFL strives for in its members". Stated, League President Charles Thompson.

The two expansion teams, will join the Oklahoma Thunder, in the Impact West Division for the 2018 season and beyond .

City: Texarkana, Arkansas
Established: 2017
Stadium: Arkansas High Razorback Stadium
Colors: Green: Black and Gold
Ownership: Ray Barnes

  • 2017 Inaugural Season 

City: Enid,Oklahoma
Established: 2017
Stadium: Selby Stadium
Colors: Green: Black, Silver and Red
Ownership: Norman Mullen

  • 2017 Inaugural Season 


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.

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