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Force host open tryout at Flowery Branch practice facility

Tuesday September 30, 2008

FLOWERY BRANCH, GA – The Georgia Force will host its only open tryout of the offseason at the team’s practice facility in Flowery Branch, Ga., on Saturday, November 22.

Skill positions (quarterback, wide receiver and defensive back) will begin registration at 2 p.m. Offensive linemen, defensive linemen, linebackers, fullbacks and kickers will register at 3:45 p.m. Georgia is looking to build its 2009 roster before training camp opens in February. Participants will partake in physical skills such as the 40-yard dash and the short shuttle drill. Players will be separated by positions and will work through drills specific for their groups.

DRILLS DURING TRYOUT

QB – Dropping back, passing and ball exchange drills
OL/DL, FB/LB – Pass-rush, pass-pro drills and one-on-one drills
WR/DB – Catching, route-running, coverage drills and one-on-one drills
K – Kickoffs, extra-point, 20 yards, 30 yards and 45-yard kicks

SURFACE

Field Turf – All players are required to wear appropriate attire for non-contact football drills (sweats, shorts, shirts, molded cleats, NO metal cleats or sneakers).

Registration and waiver forms can be found at www.georgiaforce.com in addition to directions to the team’s practice facility in Flowery Branch, Ga.

Force season tickets are currently on sale, starting at $9 a game. For ticket information, please contact the Force ticket sales office at 1-888-55-FORCE.

For more information, please contact the Force Football Communications Department.