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Austin Wranglers donate items to hurricane relief

September 14, 2005 - Arena Football League (1987-2008) (AFL I) - Detroit Drive News Release

NEW YORK, NY, September 14, 2005 - The Arena Football League and its teams will be holding an online charity auction in which all proceeds will go to AFL Charities Hurricane Relief Fund. The auction will take place on starting Wednesday, September 14 at 3 p.m. ET. Items auctioned off will include signed memorabilia (helmets, footballs, jerseys, etc.), game-used items, and AFL experiences that will allow winning bidders to participate in activities with their favorite team.

The Austin Wranglers have donated a 2005 Autographed Football signed by all members of the 2005 Austin Wranglers and a hat signed by former NFL Pro Bowler and Austin Wranglers General Manager Glyn Milburn.

Some of the other items available for auction include:

- A game-used jersey of 2005 ADT Defensive Player and Lineman of the Year Silas Demary

- A game-used helmet of Los Angeles Avengers defensive specialist Antuan Simmons

- Columbus Destroyers helmet with autograph of former head coach and NFL great Chris Spielman

- 2005 Destroyers replica jersey with signatures from entire 2005 team

- Official af2 football with signatures of all seven 2005 award winners

In addition to the auction, the AFL is sending t-shirts, jerseys, hats and other supplies to the RedCross, Tulane University and the New Orleans VooDoo.

2005 Open Tryouts

The Wranglers also announced that Open Tryouts for the 2006 season will be held Saturday, November 5, starting at 8 a.m. at Round Rock ISD Stadium. Registration forms and more information are available at

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