August 25, 2009 - United Football League (UFL) - Florida Tuskers
ORLANDO (August 25, 2009) - The United Football League\'s Florida Tuskers continue to complement its roster with the addition of several key players including Quarterback Craig Nall. Nall brings a wealth of experience to the Tuskers having played in both the NFL as a 2002 draft pick by the Green Bay Packers and in NFL Europe as the leading passer of the Scottish Claymores.
On Saturday, August 22nd, the Florida Tuskers and the UFL held workouts where nearly 1,100 prospective players displayed their skills for the Florida coaching staff and UFL scouts. Upon conclusion of the day, DL Patrick Chukwurah and DB Michael Waddell were offered contracts. Numerous other players from these workouts are still being considered by all four UFL teams.
The complete list of players being announced today includes:
Pos. Player College
LB Bockwoldt, Colby BYU
DE Bruce, Mkristo Washington State
DL Chukwurah, Patrick Wyoming
DC DeLoatch, Curtis North Carolina A&T
WR Gabriel, Doug Central Florida
QB Greisen, Chris NW Missouri State
DB Mason, Grant Michigan
LB Melton, Terrence Rice
OG Mruczkowski, Gene Purdue
QB Nall, Craig Northwestern St (LA)
T Petitti, Rob Pittsburgh
DB Waddell, Michael North Carolina
This is the second player announcement release for the Florida Tuskers. For a complete Tuskers\' roster (as of today), please visit http://www.ufl-football.com/teams/florida_tuskers/players.
Also, Florida Tuskers\' Defensive Back Greg Fassitt has been released from his UFL contract as he has signed with the New Orleans Saints. In total, four players have been released from their UFL contracts to sign with NFL teams. In addition to Fassitt, the players include TE Charles Davis, Jr. (New York Sentinels to San Diego Chargers), WR Steve Sanders (New York Sentinels to Arizona Cardinals) and WR Bobby Sippio (California Redwoods to Detroit Lions). Former California Redwoods Defensive Coordinator Brian Stewart was also released to become Special Assistant to the Defense.
Tickets are now on-sale for all of the Florida Tuskers\' games. To purchase tickets for Tuskers\' games at the Citrus Bowl on Oct. 10 & 22nd at 7 p.m.:
Call Ticketmaster Charge by Phone at 800.745.3000, visit www.ticketmaster.com or Ticketmaster Centers in the metro Orlando area (including F.Y.E. stores or Guest Services at the Florida Mall).
Tickets are also available for purchase at the Amway Arena Box Office located on the East Side of the Arena. Box office is open Monday-Friday from 10-6.
To purchase tickets for the Tuskers\' game at the Tropicana on Oct. 30th at 7 p.m.:
Call Ticketmaster Charge by phone at 800.745.3000, visit www.ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster Outlets and Tropicana Field Gate 1 Box Office (9-5:30 Monday - Friday 9-3, Sat. 12-4 Sun.).