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Firebirds Forfeit Finale, Miss Playoffs

May 24, 2016 - ALBANY, GA - The Georgia Firebirds today announced its inaugural season of football has unexpectedly come to an early end. The Firebirds had to forfeit its last regular season game, because of that, Georgia will miss the playoffs as its record dropped to 3-5 overall. "We are deeply disappointed on how the season ended for us," said General Manager Terrance Fowler. "I hate to lose more than I love to win, I don't like missing the playoffs and everyone in our organization feels the same way.... Full Story

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Firebirds Add Four to Roster

April 1, 2016 - ALBANY, GA - The Georgia Firebirds today announced that linebacker Montaque Mack, offensive lineman Montavis Mack, defensive back Corey Rue, and defensive end Derrick Wimbush have been added to the roster. "We have evaluated Montaque as strong, physical, high motor guy, who is going to make an impact," said Firebirds general manager Terrence Fowler. "He is a dynamic player with great size and speed, his addition will make us a very difficult defense to score on." "His twin brother Montavis... Full Story

Savage Fills Coaching Staff

March 22, 2016 - ALBANY, GA - New Georgia Firebirds head coach Antwone Savage began filling out his coaching staff, hiring three respected arena football assistants and retaining one coach already on staff Tuesday. Cecil Lester III, who led the Albany Panthers arena team to back-to-back league championships as quarterback, joins the Firebirds as an offensive coach The Firebirds also hired Andre' Slappey as the team's new line coach, and Mitchell Jenkins as the secondary and special teams coach. Forme... Full Story

Firebirds Announce New Coach

March 21, 2016 - ALBANY - The Georgia Firebirds announced today that General Manager Terrence Fowler has relieved DJ Daniels of his duties as head coach. "This was a tough decision for me to make knowing how tirelessly DJ work to make this a winning team. He is a man of the highest character and integrity that I developed a close personal relationship with. I am extremely disappointed with how we have started the season but I feel confident that we can improve quickly with the talent we have on our roster." ... Full Story

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