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2008 free agency begins today

Monday October 29, 2007

NEW YORK – The 2008 AFL Free Agency period began this morning at 12:01 a.m. ET. Players available to be signed include some of the most prolific names in the League.
 
ArenaBowl XXI MVP QB MARK GRIEB, 2007 AFL Offensive Player of the Year WR SIAHA BURLEY and two-time AFL Offensive Player of the Year (2005-06) WR DAMIAN HARRELL are three of the 211 free agents.
 
A complete list of 2008 AFL free agents and their 2007 teams:
 
ARIZONA RATTLERS: OL/DL Vince Amey (6-3, 300, Arizona St.), OL/DL Albey Battle (6-4, 310, Arizona St.), QB Sherdrick Bonner (6-4, 240, Cal St-Northridge), WR/DB Cosmo DeMatteo (6-1, 205, TN-Chattanooga), WR Curtis Fagan (6-1, 180, Oklahoma), OL/DL Wendall Gaines (6-5, 290, Oklahoma St.), WR Randy Gatewood (6-0, 185, UNLV), W Atnaf Harris (6-1, 180, Cal St-Northridge), FB/LB Bo Kelly (6-1, 235, East Texas St.), WR Kevin McKenzie (5-11, 195, Washington St.), OL/DL Craig Moore (6-3, 330, Mississippi St.), QB Todd Mortensen (6-4, 210, San Diego), OL/DL Chad Pegues (6-2, 295, Illinois St.), WR/DB Jeremiah Pope (5-11, 205, CW Post), OL/DL Zach Rupp (6-5, 250, New Mexico), K Clay Rush (6-4, 227, Missouri Western), QB Chris Sanders (5-11, 195, TN-Chattanooga), OL/DL Jerry Sharp (6-3, 325, Syracuse), WR Justin Taplin (6-0, 185, Arizona St.).
 
AUSTIN WRANGLERS: OL/DL Donovan Arp (6-3, 290, Louisville), WR/DB Greg Brown (6-1, 205, Texas), FB/LB Chad Dukes (6-1, 255, Pittsburgh), OL/DL Craig Heimburger (6-3, 325, Missouri), OL Don Klein (6-1, 296, Temple), WR Derrick Lewis (6-2, 185, San Diego St.), DB Damon Mason (5-9, 195, SW Louisiana), OL Tango McCauley (6-4, 305, Alabama St.), QB Chance Mock (6-1, 220, Texas), LB Joseph Oniwor (6-1, 255, Cerritos), WR/DB Sedrick Robinson (5-10, 185, Kentucky Wesleyan), DB Kabote Sikyala (5-10, 195, Middle Tennessee St.), OL/DL Eric Thomas (6-4, 300, Florida St.).
 
CHICAGO RUSH: OL/DL D.J. Bleisath (6-1, 285, Tennessee Tech), OL/DL E.J. Burt (6-2, 265, West Liberty St.), WR Woody Dantzler (6-0, 205, Clemson), FB/LB Bob McMillen (6-2, 255, Illinois Benedictine), WR Etu Molden (6-2, 195, Montana), OL Frank Moore (6-2, 315, Pittsburgh), DB Russell Shaw (5-10, 190, Michigan), OL/DL John Sikora (6-3, 220, Slippery Rock) WR Bobby Sippio (6-3, 220, Western Kentucky), OL Jason Thomas (6-4, 318, Hampton).
 
COLORADO CRUSH: OL/DL Anthony Dunn (6-3, 251, Northern Colorado), DB Rashad Floyd (5-9, 180, Portland St.), WR Damian Harrell (6-3, 200, Florida St.).
 
COLUMBUS DESTROYERS: WR BJ Barre (6-2, 210, Ohio St.), DB Jerald Brown (5-11, 185, Glenville St.), WR/DB Josh Brown (5-9, 170, Western Michigan), QB Scott Dreisbach (6-2, 215, Michigan), WR Damien Groce (5-10, 185, Iowa St.), QB Josh Harris (6-3, 230, Bowling Green), DB Brandon Hefflin (6-1, 185, Toldeo), OL Jason Hilliard (6-6, 320, Louisville), OL/DL Ken Jones (6-4, 295, South Carolina St.), WR Marcus Knight (6-1, 190, Michigan), DL Ken Kocher (6-3, 315, UCLA), WR Cole Magner (6-2, 195, Bowling Green), K Peter Martinez (6-3, 185, Western Kentucky), C/OL Juan Porter (6-4, 310, Ohio St.), DL Bernard Riley (6-2, 315, USC), WR Davis Saunders (6-2, 210, West Virginia), WR Jason Shelley (6-2, 192, Central St –OH), WR Matthew Thomas (6-1, 185, South Carolina), LB Leroy Thompson (6-3, 270, Delaware St.), FB/LB Harold Wells (6-0, 270, Gardner Webb).
 
DALLAS DESPERADOS: QB Nick Browder (6-2, 215, Valparaiso), OL/DL Evan Cardwell (6-3, 290, North Texas), OL/DL Jeff Chase (6-4, 303, Texas A&M-Kingsville), WR/DB Willis Marshall (5-9, 194, Youngstown St.).
 
GEORGIA FORCE: DB Reggie Doster (5-10, 190, Central Florida), K Keith Gispert (6-2, 175, Georgia St.), WR/DB Jarrick Hillery (5-11, 200, Tennessee St.), WR Chris Jackson (6-2, 220, Washington St.), OL/DL Marcus Keys (6-3, 280, North Alabama), WR Derek Lee (6-5, 215, Tennessee Tech), QB James MacPherson (6-0, 195, Wake Forest), OL Bruce McClure (6-5, 305, Oklahoma), OL/DL Adam Metts (6-1, 280, North Carolina), DB James Whitley (5-11, 185, Michigan).
 
GRAND RAPIDS RAMPAGE: FB/LB Chris Avery (6-0, 238, Kentucky St.), C/OL Jason Berger (6-3, 300, New Mexico St.), DB Cornelius Bonner (6-0, 188, Cincinnati), WR Clarence Coleman (5-9, 190, Ferris St.), DL Mondre Dickerson (6-4, 325, Tennessee), DB Angel Estrada (6-1, 210, West Virginia), K Brian Gowins (5-10, 180, Northwestern), DL Buck Gurley (6-2, 300, Florida), DB Johnnie Harris (6-1, 215, Mississippi St.), DL Bryan Henderson (6-3, 300, NW Oklahoma), DL Chukie Nwokorie (6-3, 285, Purdue), C/OL Kyle Rasmussen (6-4, 315, Michigan St.), QB Kyle Rowley (6-0, 200, Rhode Island), DB Tony Scott (5-11, 215, North Carolina St.), DL Gillis Wilson (6-2, 285, Southern).
 
KANSAS CITY BRIGADE: WR Kevin Beard (5-11, 185, Miami), OL/DL Cyron Brown (6-6, 280, Western Illinois), DL B.J. Cohen (6-2, 280, Marshall), LB Byron Douzart (6-2, 250, TN-Martin), WR Ira Gooch (6-0, 195, Central Michigan), DB Deveron Harper (5-11, 190, Notre Dame), WR Anthony Hines (5-11, 185, Winston-Salem St.), K Gary Kral (6-0, 175, Pittsburg St.-KS), QB Bobby Pesavento (6-4, 225, Colorado), QB Raymond Philyaw (5-10, 180, NE Louisiana), WR Sam Simmons (5-9, 190, Northwestern), OL Ed Ta’amu (6-2, 335, Utah),  DB Isaiah Trufant (5-7, 160, Eastern Washington).
 
LAS VEGAS GLADIATORS: DB Rufus Brown (5-10, 190, Florida St.), DL Derrick Crawford (6-3, 279, Texas A&M-Commerce), WR Thabiti Davis (6-3, 220, Wake Forest), OL Konrad Dean (6-5, 320, Akron), OL Adrian Gonzalez (6-5, 340, Louisiana Tech), OL Dan Koons (6-4, 305, Louisville), OL Terrell McGill (6-4, 325, LSU), LB Tony Newson (6-1, 245, Nevada), OL/DL Tupe Peko (6-4, 305, Michigan St.).
 
LOS ANGELES AVENGERS: OL/DL Silas Demary (6-3, 285, Virginia St.), K Remy Hamilton (6-1, 193, Michigan), DB Terrance Joseph (6-2, 209, Tulsa), WR/DB Robert Quiroga (6-2, 210, Baylor), OL/DL Jason Stewart (6-1, 280, Fresno St.), QB Kevin Thompson (6-6, 265, Penn St.).
 
NASHVILLE KATS: FB/LB Dan Alexander (6-0, 255, Nebraska), DL James Baron (6-4, 265, Virginia Tech), WR Demetris Bendross (5-11, 180, Florida A&M), OL/DL Carey Clayton (6-3, 290, UTEP), WR/DB Lynarise Elpheage (5-10, 180, Tulane), WR Rocco Forgione (6-1, 205, Bloomsburg), FB Rupert Grant (6-1, 240, Howard), DL Anthony Herron (6-3, 280, Iowa), OL/DL Kelvin Ingram (6-5, 290, Oklahoma St.), WR C.J. Johnson (5-10, 183, Tennessee St.), OL Charlie Morris (6-2, 305, Temple), DB Chris Pointer (5-11, 187, Kentucky St.), OL Isaiah Ross (6-3, 320, Nevada), K Jason Witczak (6-1, 195, SE Missouri St.).
 
NEW ORLEANS VOODOO: DL Wilky Bazile (6-3, 280, Syracuse), OL/DL Chris Berg (6-1, 300, Portland St.), DB Demetrius Derico (5-10, 185, Alabama St.), DB Jeremy Foreman (6, 176, Tulane), DB William Haith (5-10, 192, Liberty), WR Kenny Henderson (5-9, 184, Tuskegee), DB Kelvin Hunter (5-10, 180, Arizona), WR/DB Tyronne Jones (5-9, 170, Grambling St.), QB Andy Kelly (6-3, 220, Tennessee), WR Tony Locke (5-10, 195, Ohio St.), C/OL Antonio Narcisse (6-1, 316, Portland St.), WR/LB Tremaine Neal (6-3, 225, Valdosta St.), DL Melvin Williams (6-3, 265, Kansas St.), DB Talib Wise (5-11, 200, Nevada).
 
NEW YORK DRAGONS: WR/DB John Chestnut (6-1, 180, Cheyney), OL/DL Ricky Hall (6-3, 290, Marshall), DB Ifeanyi Ohalete (6-2, 220, USC).
 
ORLANDO PREDATORS: DB Ryan Bowers (6-1, 210, Presbyterian College), WR Clif Dell (5-10, 180, South Florida), QB Jake Eaton (6-1, 200, Maine), DL Bernard Holsey (6-2, 280, Duke), OL/DL Kevin Johnson (6-3, 325, Texas Southern), WR Charles Lee (6-3, 228, Central Florida), OL/DL Reggie Lee (6-1, 300, Florida A&M), OL/DL Doug Miller (6-2, 300, Howard), FB/LB Lance Mitchell (6-2, 260, Oklahoma), DB JoJo Polk (5-11, 175, Northeastern St. OK), WR DeAndrew Rubin (5-11, 175, South Florida), DB Lin-J Shell (5-11, 180, Jacksonville), OL Delanio Taylor (6-2, 300, TN-Chattanooga), K Jay Taylor (6-1, 196, West Virginia), WR T.T. Toliver (5-10, 175, Bethune Cookman), WR/LB Barry Wagner (6-3, 220, Alabama A&M), DB Floyd Young (5-11, 185, Texas A&M-Kingsville).
 
PHILADELPHIA SOUL: DL Felipe Claybrooks (6-5, 275, Georgia Tech), DL Jason Davis (6-3, 322, West Virginia), K Todd France (6, 185, Toledo), DB Kevin Gaines (6-1, 205, Louisville), WR Jerrian James (6, 190, Houston), QB Leon Murray (6-3, 210, Tennessee St.), WR Charles Pauley (5-10,165, San Jose St.), LB Idris Price (6-2, 240, New Haven), WR Sean Scott (6-2, 200, Millersville), DB Aric Williams (5-11, 175, Oregon St.), QB Juston Wood (6-1, 205, Portland St.).
 
SAN JOSE SABERCATS: QB Mark Grieb (6-2, 210, CA-Davis), FB/LB Matt Kinsinger (6-1, 262, Slippery Rock), OL Tim Martin (6-5, 273, Tulsa), WR Ben Nelson (6-3, 191, St. Cloud St.), OL Chuck Reed (6-2, 299, UNLV), QB Craig Whelihan (6-5, 220, Pacific), OL/DL George Williams (6-4, 329, North Carolina St.), WR/DB Rodney Wright (5-9, 181, Fresno St.).
 
TAMPA BAY STORM: DL Tom Briggs (6-3, 270, West Virginia), QB Stoney Case (6-2, 225, New Mexico), FB Rodney Filer (6-1, 250, Iowa), QB John Kaleo (6, 210, Maryland), OL Dwayne Morgan (6-3,300, Clemson), LB Jarrod Penright (6-3, 248, Texas A&M), DB Bo Rogers (5-11, 185, Western Michigan), QB B.J. Symons (6-2, 215, Texas Tech), WR Karl Williams (6, 190, Texas A&M-Kingsville), OL Rod Williams (6-3, 300, Florida A&M), LB Nyle Wiren (6-3, 250, Kansas St.).
 
UTAH BLAZE: DL Manaia Brown (6-3, 314, BYU), WR Siaha Burley (5-10, 176, Central Florida), FB/LB Frank Carter (6, 258, MacMurray), WR/DB Ryan Dennard (6-3, 227, Arizona St.), OL/DL Rob Gatrell (6-4, 295, Fresno St.), DB Clarence Lawson (5-6, 195, Utah), DB Kevin Moffett (5-9, 187, Southern), FB/LB Chris Robinson (6-3, 274, New Hampshire), DB Leroy Smith (5-10, 180, Florida St.).