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New Football League

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Zeek, Jul 27, 2006.

  1. Zeek

    Zeek Member

    Former NCAA president Cedric Dempsey and 12 other people are creating a new football league alled the "All American Football League". It's going to use college football rules and won't compete with the NFL. They are also going to play in college football markets. "Though Dempsey declined to say where the teams will play, he said the cities will feature colleges from the Atlantic Coast Conference, Southeastern Conference and Big Ten."

    The biggest catch? The player has to have a degree to participate.

  2. Mystery_Meat

    Mystery_Meat Guest

    This league is not going to end well ...
  3. Zeek

    Zeek Member

    Will it last longer than the XFL?
  4. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    I bet it lasts even shorter than the United Baseball League.
  5. Beef03

    Beef03 Active Member

    It all depends on how it's marketed and how they try to run the thing. If they follow the Arena Football League model I think it could run as a success, but they better not have any high hopes of grandeur. build small and slow and in markets where the NFL won't go and you have a chance. Could this be the start of maybe a farm system for the NFL on this side of the ocean? At the very least if they are able togive a few players a second chance at a football career, in the end it may be worth while.
  6. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    They're talking $30 a ticket to this thing. Not a prayer in Hades.
  7. Beef03

    Beef03 Active Member

    Well then they are setting their sites a little high.
  8. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    They're only going to play at high altitudes?

    Oh, I bet you meant "sights."

  9. lono

    lono Active Member

    Not even if they bring back the XFL cheerleader locker room cam ...
  10. beefncheddar

    beefncheddar Guest

    They could have saved themselves millions by just giving me $2 million and then forgetting about this shitty idea.
  11. Farbecker

    Farbecker Active Member

    If the players can give themselves nicknames, I'll watch. The world needs more players named He Hate Me.
  12. mediaguy

    mediaguy Active Member

    He Graduate Me scores a touchdown! Great pass by Wilson (Basket Weaving, '03)!
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