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Sharks Ink Veteran Defensive Back for 2017

December 2, 2016 - JACKSONVILLE - The Jacksonville Sharks announced today that defensive back LaRoche Jackson has been assigned to the Jacksonville roster for the 2017 season. LaRoche Jackson (5'11",195) will begin his fifth season with the Sharks, and seventh season in arena football. During the 2016 season, Jackson was third on the team with 64 tackles and 10 pass breakups. He started 12 games during the regular season while battling multiple injuries. As a key player in the Sharks defense, Jackson recorded a third of the Sharks' overall ... Full Story

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NAL Goes International

December 1, 2016 - MONTERREY, MEXICO - At a press conference today, the ownership group of the Monterrey Steel announced their intentions to join the newly formed National Arena League for play in the 2017 season. Monterrey, Mexico is home to over four million residents and the city is an anchor to the third-largest metropolitan area in the country. The Steel name comes from Monterrey being the center of the Mexican steel industry where the first steel mills opened in 1903. The team, Coached by Arena Veteran JA Anderson will play their home... Full Story

Edge Continue to Build Defense with Acquisition of Ridley, Billups

November 30, 2016 - Bloomington, IL - The Edge are continuing to expand defensive roles with the acquisition of defensive backs Kenneth Ridley Jr. and Shawn Billups Jr., the team announced today. Both men were on the roster of the Green Bay Blizzard last season. Ridley (5'10, 190), the New Jersey Native, played at Morgan State, where he recorded 20 solo tackles with 10 passes defended and a team-high four interceptions before signing with the Green Bay Blizzard last season. In eight appearances for the Blizzard, Ridley made 21 tackles, 18 of... Full Story

Soul to Hold An Open Tryout on January 22

November 30, 2016 - PHILADELPHIA- The 2016 ArenaBowl Champion Philadelphia Soul will host an open tryout at the Philadelphia Eagles' NovaCare Complex located at One NovaCare Way, Philadelphia on Sunday, January 22. Registration will begin at 8 a.m., with stretching starting at 9 a.m. Soul Head Coach Clint Dolezel, General Manager Phil Bogle, Defensive Backs Coach Bernie Nowotarski and staff will be evaluating all players in attendance. Every season, the Soul have found players that have been invited to training camp. The most notable over th... Full Story

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