New York's #1 Football Team,Syracuse Strong Join GDFL

by GDFL Media

Syracuse, New York-The Gridiron Developmental Football League is pleased to announce the 2018-2019 Northeastern Football Alliance (NFA) Champions Syracuse Strong Developmental Football Team has committed to the GDFL for the 2020 season and beyond.

Not many teams can claim that they had consecutive undefeated seasons, yet that’s what the Syracuse Strong accomplished in back-to-back seasons from 2018-2019.

30 straight victories, consecutive NFA league championships, New York State Minor League Championship, and a 2018 National Championship.

“The Syracuse Strong Minor League Football Organization is very excited, proud and motivated to join fan increasingly prestigious league such as the GDFL. The GDFL’s organizational structure and level of competition is just what the doctor ordered. We are looking forward to the start of what will be a tough and invigorating 2020 season.” -Khalid Bey President Syracuse Strong Football

  "While building a strong foundation and a bigger brand is another reason why we chose to be apart of the # 1 league in the country and have made the commitment for the 2020 season and beyond. The GDFL which will afford our fans an opportunity to enjoy the best that Pro Developmental Football has to offer. It allows the Strong to expand its footprint and grow into a true national powerhouse."-Chris Gorman 

"The Syracuse Strong will link up the Detroit Metro Raiders another newly GDFL member in January for a possible USA Bowl Championship what a great way to kick-off the 2020 season”,stated GDFL CEO Charles Thompson.  


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 for upcoming announcements, ticketing info, and player tryouts.

The GDFL Communications Office contributed to this article