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2017 Cheerleading Tryouts Announced

January 4, 2017 - COLUMBUS, GA-- Columbus Lions Head Coach and Director of Football Operations, Jason Gibson, today announced the signing of defensive back Derrius Brooks to the Lions 2017 roster, straight off a year spent with two Canadian Football League teams. Brooks, a former Harris County H.S. (Hamilton, GA) and Western Kentucky standout, has been with the Cincinnati Bengals, New Orleans Saints and Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League, as well as the CFL Calgary Stampeders, Saskatchewan Rough Riders and the Hamilton Ti... Full Story

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Lions Sign DB Chris Smith

January 4, 2017 - COLUMBUS, GA-- Head Coach and Director of Football Operations Jason Gibson today announced that veteran defensive back Chris Smith has signed a 2017 contract to return to the Columbus Lions, now members of the National Arena League (NAL). Smith, 29, is a four-year professional veteran with 29 games played with Jacksonville and Tampa Bay of the Arena Football League in addition to his being part of the Lions' strong defensive backfield for the undefeated (11-0) champions of American Indoor Football in 2016. The 5'10", 1... Full Story

2017 Lions Schedule Released

December 19, 2016 - COLUMBUS, GA -- Veteran wide receiver Jarmon Fortson, a key contributor to multiple professional and local high school championships, has signed for his fourth season with the Columbus Lions of the new National Arena League (NAL). In 11 games with the Lions last season, Fortson, 6'3" and 225 lbs., caught 52 passes for 598 yards (11.4 per catch) and 24 touchdowns. He moved into second place on the Lions' all-time touchdown receptions list with 62, passing Maurice Dupree and trailing only Gerald Gales' 102. The Lions have p... Full Story

Lions Sign Fortson for 2017 Season

December 16, 2016 - COLUMBUS, GA -- Veteran wide receiver Jarmon Fortson, a key contributor to multiple professional and local high school championships, has signed for his fourth season with the Columbus Lions of the new National Arena League (NAL). In 11 games with the Lions last season, Fortson, 6'3" and 225 lbs., caught 52 passes for 598 yards (11.4 per catch) and 24 touchdowns. He moved into second place on the Lions' all-time touchdown receptions list with 62, passing Maurice Dupree and trailing only Gerald Gales' 102. The Lions have p... Full Story


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Home: Columbus, Georgia
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