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Philadelphia Soul to Hold Open Tryout on November 23

October 4, 2013 - Arena Football League (AFL) - Philadelphia Soul News Release

PHILADELPHIA (October 4, 2013) - The Back-to-Back American Conference Champion Philadelphia Soul will hold an open player tryout on Saturday, November 23 at the Philadelphia Eagles' NovaCare Complex located at One NovaCare Way, Philadelphia. Soul head coach Clint Dolezel, assistant head coach Phil Bogle and general manager Tom Goodhines will be evaluating all players in attendance. No Kickers will be evaluated at this tryout.

The Soul found Rookie of the Year finalist, Ryan McDaniel, at last year's open tryout. McDaniel earned the starting job a few weeks into the season and finished with 65 receptions for 819 yards and 21 touchdowns. He also had an impressive 13 catches for 137 yards and two touchdown performance in this year's ArenaBowl.

A pre-registration fee of $60 can be applied using PayPal at www.philadelphiasoul.com before Thursday, November 21. Registration on the day of the event will require an application fee of $80 (cash or cashier's check only). A t-shirt will be included in the cost and all fees are non-refundable.

On the day of the tryout, registration will begin at 8 a.m., with stretching starting promptly at 9 a.m.

Players will be tested on their 40-yard time, broad jump and short shuttle with other position-specific drills and one-on-ones to follow. Please bring appropriate workout gear and shoes/cleats. Testing will take place on field turf - no metal cleats are permitted. A trainer will be on hand for emergencies only - not for player taping.

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