Seven former FSU football stars will be having the discipline starting up Saturday night time for at least the upcoming two months in the new AAF.
Past weekend, the NFL season came to an conclusion when the New England Patriots defeated the Los Angeles Rams and former FSU football star Lamarcus Joyner in what was arguably the most boring Tremendous Bowl in the very last four decades – in a match that left lots of men and women with a sour style about how the season came to an conclusion.
Perfectly, blessed for them there is a opportunity for professional football to have a do more than for that ending. Ok, it is not the National Soccer League but eight groups and hundreds of former Noles and other university football stars will just take the discipline in the new Alliance of American Soccer.
The eight team league will kick things off with video games on Saturday – which include 1 team that will characteristic some of the far better FSU football players more than the very last decade on 1 discipline again.
Saturday night time, the Orlando Apollos will kick things off inside of Spectrum Stadium – dwelling of the Fiesta Bowl loser and self appointed 2017 nationwide champions UCF – towards the Atlanta Legends with seven former Seminoles on their roster.
Marvin Bracy-Williams / Large Receiver
Ryan Inexperienced / Operating Back again
Tre Jackson / Offensive Guard
Gio Newberry / Defensive End
Reggie Northrup / Linebacker
Jacob Pugh / Linebacker
Marquez White / Cornerback
As aspect of the way the new league performs, the Seminoles were assigned as a feeder team for the league so you know that if there is a former Nole they are likely to be player listed here.
The seven former FSU football stars will be enjoying with former users of rival Florida and Miami as properly as other point out faculties, indicating everyone appreciates every other and their match to make things a whole lot simpler as Bracy-Williams told the Orlando Sentinel.
“A whole lot of these fellas have been on the identical team right before, so to get 52 new fellas collectively, corral them, teach them a new system and then go out there and put into action it, it is inspiring. It’s a obstacle and some thing we have taken a keep of and want to complete.”
Now, 1 matter that will make these former Seminoles not comfortable is that they will have to be rocking the God awful coloration mix of orange and blue while enjoying for the Apollos – while also staying coached by former Gators quarterback and coach Steve Spurrier as properly as five assistants who have ties to that application.
However, it is a perfect opportunity for these former Noles to get some more enjoying time and publicity that may well get some of them back again to the NFL sometime.