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NEW FOOTBALL LEAGUE-DETROIT
(2007-08-16)
(wgvu) - A TEAM REPRESENTING MICHIGAN WILL BE ADDED TO THE
NEW ALL AMERICAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE.
OFFICIALS ARE EXPECTED TO MAKE THE ANNOUNCEMENT TODAY AT FORD
FIELD IN DETROIT.
THE LEAGUE HOPES TO TAP INTO A DEMAND FOR FOOTBALL DURING THE
NFL OFFSEASON. PLAY BEGINS NEXT SPRING IN MARKETS WITH STRONG
COLLEGE FOOTBALL FOLLOWINGS.
TEAMS REPRESENTING FLORIDA, ARKANSAS AND ALABAMA ALREADY HAVE
BEEN ANNOUNCED.
PLAYERS MUST HAVE EXHAUSTED THEIR COLLEGE ELIGIBILITY AND EARNED
UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES. LEAGUE OFFICIALS WILL LOOK TO PLACE PLAYERS
ON TEAMS NEAR THEIR SCHOOLS.

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