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Lions Add Former All-American to Defensive Secondary

March 19, 2019 - The Columbus Lions organization has come to terms with defensive back Tyler Thornton for the 2019 NAL season. Thornton steps into a Lions defense that has the potential to become the best defense in all of Arena football. Thornton comes to Columbus as a rookie to Arena football, but no rookie to professional football as he comes to the Lions fresh off of a stint from the San Diego Fleet of the fledgling Alliance of American Football. Tyler Thornton (5'8, 180 - Azusa Pacific) enters the NAL af... Full Story

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Lions Land Former Georgia Bulldog Rico Johnson

February 22, 2019 - The Columbus Lions and defensive back Rico Johnson have announced that they have come to terms for the 2019 NAL season. The highly decorated prep star out of Adrian, Georgia is the next name in long list of SEC-caliber players that the Lions will have manning the defensive side of the ball in 2019. Rico Johnson (6'0, 185 - Georgia) comes to the Lions as a rookie, and is ready to make an impact in the defensive secondary. Rico joins the Lions after his collegiate career "between the hedges" at... Full Story

Lions Add Size on the Perimeter

February 20, 2019 - The Columbus Lions organization is pleased to announce they have come to terms with wide receiver Chris Sanders-McCollum. Sanders-McCollum adds size and depth to the Lions wide receiving corp that is considered by many to be the most talented in the NAL. Chris Sanders-McCollum (6'5, 225 - Tennessee State) comes to the Lions fresh off a stint with the NFL's Tennessee Titans, in which he was released during camp. Sanders-McCollum is a rookie to Arena Football but will look to contribute immedia... Full Story

Road to NAL Bowl III Begins in The Jungle on April 19th

February 11, 2019 - The Columbus Lions, in conjunction with the National Arena League, are excited to announce the 2019 home schedule. The Lions will play a total of seven home games in the 2019 season. The Columbus Civic Center, known throughout all of arena football as one of the toughest venues to play, will once again play host to all of the Lions' home games as they continue the quest for their 3rd consecutive National Arena League Championship appearance. Home Opener Versus a Familiar Foe The Lions jump... Full Story

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