West Tennessee Knights Join GDFL


Jackson,TN – The Gridiron Developmental Football League (GDFL) is proud to announce the addition and partnership of the league's newest team based in the city of Jackson, TN.

"The West Tennessee Knights is pleased to be joining the GDFL as its newest member. With a tradition of high-quality football, great regional rivalries and sound business model, the GDFL presents a terrific opportunity for the for the Knights ," said Majority Owner Barry Bonee. 

This is the Knights inaugural season as an organization, but we expect the best competition there is. We feel as an organization, starting our team with the GDFL is the best move for our franchise. Our location around the Jackson,Tennessee area has been hungry for a football team for a long time. The West Tennessee Knights are proud to bring the surrounding area a big time football environment and we hope that our fans can get behind every home game this Summer.

The GDFL is entering it’s eleventh season in 2020.The GDFL is a developmental league, providing a platform for athletes who look to get opportunities from the NFL, CFL,International and Arena.

City: Jackson, Tenn                                
Established: 2019
Stadium: TBA
Colors:  White,Black and Maroon
Ownership: Barry Bonee


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.