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Burdine, Mumin return in 2006

October 11, 2005 - Intense Football League (Intense) - San Angelo Stampede Express News Release

The San Angelo Stampede Express of the Intense Football League has stated the goal for 2006 is to WIN FOOTBALL GAMES. Today the first two pieces of the Championship Puzzle for the 2006 season are in place. Fans of both the 2004 and 2005 seasons will remember the first two players signed for the 2006 season. The Stampede Express is proud to announce the return of Demont Burdine and Wali Mumin.

Demont Burdine is an Offensive Specialist from Southwestern College of Kansas. Last season as a rookie, Demont led the team in scoring with 150 points on 25 touchdowns. He scored touchdowns three ways last season: rushing, receiving, and on kick-off returns. Burdine scored 14 touchdowns on the ground, 6 on pass receptions, and 5 on kick-off returns. Demont amassed 1,111 yards on 51 kick-off returns last season. He was among the top 10 in the N.I.F.L. last season in kickoff return average, scoring, and all purpose yards. Burdin set individual game highs for San Angelo last season in rushes, yards rushing, rushing touchdowns, longest rush, touchdown receptions, and longest kick-off return. He also tied the league mark in 2005 with 2 kick-off returns for touchdowns on May 8th against Odessa. Fans will remember Demont for his trademark cowboy hat and guitar during pre-game introductions.

Wali Mumin will be entering his fourth year of indoor football. Mumin is a Wide Receiver/Defensive Back out of Los Angeles Harbor Junior College. This will be Wali's third stint in San Angelo. After spending 2003 with the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Pioneers of Arena 2, Mumin followed then Head Coach Dean Cokinos to San Angelo in 2004, where he was an I.F.L. All-Star. Wali started last season with the Amarillo Dusters of Arena 2 before rejoining San Angelo for the team's final eight games. Mumin's most impressive statistics come on defense where he has 88 career tackles, over 70 of them solos. Wali broke up 10 passes in one game for San Angelo in 2004. He is a playmaker who has also scored touchdowns three ways; receiving, interception return, and field goal return, in his career. Mumin even scored a rouge for San Angelo in 2004. In the 2004 I.F.L. All-Star Game he caught 5 passes for 88 yards and 1 touchdown. Mumin will be sharing in coaching duties this season as a player/coach.

The Stampede Express is also proud to introduce General Manger Bridget Jones. The daughter of co-owner Darlene Jones, Bridget grew up in the community, attending Water Valley High School and Angelo State University. Ms. Jones was prominent in the rodeo growing up. She was an athlete in high school and college, and spent some time teaching and coaching in New Mexico. Bridget has worked primarily in the communications, marketing, and management fields since graduation.

The Stampede Express will begin their 3rd season in the spring of 2006, with 7 action packed games at the San Angelo Coliseum. Season tickets are currently available by calling 947-DOWN (3696) or 653-9577. Box seats are available for $100 each until Halloween. Stampede Express Football... Get in the Game!

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