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Top Receiver Assigned to Fire

March 6, 2008 - arenafootball2 (af2) - Louisville Fire News Release

Louisville, KY-Tymere Zimmerman (6'2, 210 lbs, Newberry College) has been assigned to the Louisville Fire Arena Football team.

Zimmerman played for the Indians of Newberry College from 2003-2006. He had 250 receptions, 3,051 receiving yards and 40 touchdowns. While playing in the South Atlantic Conference, Zimmerman ranked in the top ten in touchdowns (fifth in 2003, seventh in 2004, and first in 2005 and 2006) and receptions per game (fourth in 2003, second in 2004, and first in 2005 and 2006). Zimmerman was named to the first team All-Southern Atlantic Conference in 2003, 2004, and 2005. During his senior season in 2006 he was named to the All Southeast Region Second Teams by Daktronics and The Don Hansen Football Gazette and All Southeast Region First Team by D2football.com. He also set the SAC record for career receptions (250 receptions) and touchdown receptions (40 touchdowns). Currently Zimmerman holds the career receiving records at Newberry College (250 receptions, 3,051 yards, and 40 touchdowns).

"Tymere [Zimmerman] provides an explosive talent that has the potential to make an immediate impact on the field," stated Head Coach Tommy Johnson when asked about Zimmerman. "He has the speed, hands, and knowledge we look for in a receiver."

The Louisville Fire will kickoff the 2008 season against the Iowa Barnstormers on March 29. Season tickets for the 2008 Fire season are on sale now and can be purchased by calling 502.368.0009 today. Season ticket packages begin at $72.

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