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Captain Columbus
Harrison Brown,

Columbus officially has its “captain,” and he’s one of the most dominant receivers in the history of Arena Football. Donovan “Captain” Morgan signed a contract with the Arena Football Leagues newest franchise the Columbus Destroyers after spending two years retired from football.

Local teacher upset by Arena Football League's anthem policy
Press of Atlantic City

Egg Harbor Township teacher Dawn Heist was thrilled when a the Atlantic City Blackjacks contacted her this week to see whether her music class would be interested in performing the national anthem this season. She was singing a much different tune when she learned it would cost $1,500 to do it.

AFL Tonight - Episode 2: "Free Agency Frenzy" Press Release

Tim Capper, Ben Fraternale and Jon Stark return with Episode 2. Which players have gone where, and who is left to sign. Plus and interview with Atlantic City Head Coach Ron James.

Columbus Destroyers Announce Plans for Team Mascot
Columbus Destroyers Press Release

The Columbus Destroyers announced its plans for the team’s mascot today, with the organization beginning an immediate search for Captain Destroyer.

Columbus Destroyers Announce Tryouts to be held March 23rd at Bo Jackson’s Elite Sports
Columbus Destroyers Press Release

The Columbus Destroyers announced on Monday that the team will hold tryouts on Saturday, March 23rd at Bo Jackson’s Elite Sports in Hilliard, Ohio. Registration will begin at 7:30 am with tryouts to take place from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm.

Columbus Destroyers Announce Team’s First Signing
Columbus Destroyers Press Release

The Columbus Destroyers announced their first acquisition on Monday, as the team has been assigned defensive back Varmah Sonie on the first day of the Arena Football League’s free agency period.

Arena Football League Announces Free Agency Schedule
AFL Press Release

The Arena Football League (AFL) announced today that its free-agency period will begin on Monday, March 4.

Columbus Destroyers finalize coaching staff for 2019 season
Columbus Destroyers Press Release

The Columbus Destroyers announced on Friday that the team has finalized its coaching staff for the 2019 season. Joining head coach Matthew Sauk is defensive coordinator/line coach Clay Harrell and defensive backs/special teams coordinator Stanley Franks.

Meet the New Coach of the Columbus Destroyers
Joe Couch,

Last Friday was a monumental day for the Columbus AFL team. They held a press conference to announce that their team nickname would, in fact, be the Destroyers. The memories from the previous years would carry over with the organization.

Columbus Football, More Than a Game, A Way of Life
Joe Couch,

The bells rings. The clock is rested at 3 P.M. I run out from class to catch the bus. The year is 2005. Nine years young, excited to leave school on a Friday. Everyone is making plans for the weekend, except me. My weekend is booked.

Columbus Destroyers Announced as Official Team Name
Columbus Destroyers Press Release

The Arena Football League announced today the Columbus Destroyers as the official name of the new team in Columbus, Ohio, the most recent addition to the League. Also announced was former AFL player and coach, Matthew Sauk, as the Destroyers’ head coach.

Arena League Playing the Long Game
Ryan McCarthy,

In the beginning of the 2018 season, CBS Sports play-by-play analyst Ari Wolfe predicted that there would be 8 teams playing in the Arena Football League in 2019.

Albany Empire owner: Arena Football League could triple in size
Albany Business Review

Dan Nolan, one of the owners of Albany's Arena Football team, believes the league could easily grow from its current six teams to 20 or 25 across the country in the coming years.

AFL Tonight - Episode 1: "New Directions" Press Release

Tim, Ben and Jon are back with the 2019 premiere. New logo. new rules, expansion and more.

Arena Football League Announces 2019 Schedule, Rule Changes
AFL Press Release

The Arena Football League today announced its 2019 season schedule, along with rule changes for the upcoming season. AFL teams will play 12 regular-season games beginning on April 26th.

The AFL Announces Addition of Columbus, OH Team
AFL Press Release

The Arena Football League (AFL) officially announces that it is launching a team in Columbus, Ohio, to begin play in Spring of 2019.

At a Glance
Record Ovr Home Away
  0-0 0-0 0-0
Last Game None
Next Game Sat Apr 27
  @ ALB  
Head Coach
  Matt Sauk

With Destroyers: 0-0-0
Overall: 5-16-0

Complete Coaching Record
Date Opp Time (ET)
Apr 27 @ Albany TBA
May 4 @ Atlantic City TBA
May 10 @ Baltimore TBA
May 18   Albany TBA
May 25   Washington TBA
Complete Schedule
Conference W L PF PA
Washington0 0
Baltimore0 0
Philadelphia0 0
Atlantic City0 0
Albany0 0
Columbus0 0
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