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Local Receiver Signs with Sugar Skulls

February 21, 2020 - Indoor Football League (IFL) - Tucson Sugar Skulls News Release

Receiver Edgar Poe with the Maine Mammoths
Receiver Edgar Poe with the Maine Mammoths
(Tucson Sugar Skulls)

TUCSON, ARIZONA - The Tucson Sugar Skulls have added a local player to the 2020 roster signing Edgar Poe, a football and track star from Cienega High School in Vail.

Poe, 6-foot-5, 208 pounds, appeared in 37 games in a four-year career at the U.S. Military Academy West Point. He caught 43 passes for 982 yards and 11 touchdowns.

He earned three letters in football and four in track at Cienega High School and was voted to the All-Region football team during his senior year. He graduated in 2013.

Poe has two years of professional indoor football experience in the National Arena League where he played for the Maine Mammoths and the New York Streets.

Also joining the Sugar Skulls is Marvin Hart Jr., a 5'11, 182-pound defensive back from Stony Brook University in New York. Hart played in 25 games over three seasons at Stony Brook and recorded 43 tackles and four interceptions. He also returned kicks for the Seawolves.

Hart played his high school football at Lake Minneola High School in Minneola, Florida.

The Sugar Skulls now have 34 players signed for training camp. Players report to camp on March 3 and begin practice March 5 in preparation for the season opener on March 19 at the Cedar Rapids River Kings.

An open tryout for additional roster spots is set for Saturday, February 29, at Salpointe Catholic High School, 1545 E. Copper St. Registration is at 8 a.m. and the tryout will begin promptly at 9 a.m. The cost is $80 per player. Cash and money orders are the only acceptable forms of payment. All players intending to try out must register and sign a waiver to participate. The general public is invited to attend.

The Sugar Skulls will play seven regular-season home games at the Tucson Arena with the home opener on March 29 against the Duke City Gladiators. The regular season will go through June 27. The IFL playoffs will begin in early July.

Season tickets for the 2020 season are currently on sale to the general public with reduced prices from the 2019 season in several sections of the arena. Season ticket information is on the Sugar Skulls website at Information also is available by calling the team office at (520) 573-3000. Office hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Single-game tickets go on sale on March 2.

The current 2020 roster is below:

Name Pos Ht Wt College

Brandon Bailey DB 6'1 185 Savannah State

Ryan Balentine WR 6'1 180 Southern Mississippi

Johnathan Banks DL 6'2 230 Tulane University

Linwood Banks DL 6'1 290 Grambling State

Adolphus Barnes OL 6'4 285 Eastern Illinois

Jermaine Berry WR 6'1 205 East Central University

Daniel Bowen PK 6'0 210 St. Bonaventure

Kordell Brewster OL 6'2 270 UL-Lafayette

BJ Butler DL 6'4 300 Louisville

Cory Butler DB/WR 5'9 180 Utah

Cam Gaddis DB 6'1 195 Pima Community College

Jajuan Harley DB 6'2 215 Middle Tennessee State

Jeremiah Harris WR 5'8 155 Webber International

Marvin Hart Jr. DB 5'11 182 Stony Brook University

Marquise Irvin WR 6'3 216 Mercer University

Randall Jackson-Clemons OL 6'4 301 Georgetown College

Mike Jones RB 5'11 210 Bethune-Cookman

TreQuan King RB 5'11 190 Texas Tech

DJ Loving OL 6'3 306 Grand View University

Tevin Madison DB 5'10 180 Texas Tech

Chris Martin DL 6'5 265 Florida

Kyle Martin DB 5'9 190 Arkansas State

Johnny McCrary QB 6'4 210 Vanderbilt

Reggie McGee DL 6'1 240 Ball State

Warren Messer LB 5'11 227 Elon University

Robert Metz DL 6'4 240 Dixie State

Michael Minter Jr. DB 6,0 175 Middle Tennessee State

Daquan Neal QB 6'2 215 Elizabeth City State

Edgar Poe WR 6'5 208 U.S. Military Academy West Point

Koree Reed WR 6'0 185 Hartwick College

Antonio Rosales OL 6'4 300 San Diego State

Jeremy Schonbrunner OL 6'3 310 Temple University

Ryan Wood DB 6'1 200 Chadron State

Khalil Young DL 6'5 240 Mississippi Valley State

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Receiver Edgar Poe with the Maine Mammoths
Receiver Edgar Poe with the Maine Mammoths


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