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Jeff Garcia Joins the Effort to Bring Back the USFL

Friday, May 25th, 2012

I wasn't old enough when it was around to ever really know what the USFL was all about, but now it appears I'm going to get that chance. Or at least a chance to get a feel for what the new USFL is like. That's right, the USFL is on ...

Maurice Clarett: Problems With Improper Benefits Would Be Solved If You Just Gave Players $20,000

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

Plenty of folks have argued the need for an increase in the stipends paid to collegiate athletes. But unless I've really missed something, nobody has argued for as big of an increase as former Ohio State running back Maurice Clarett. You'll remember Clarett as the former standout who unceremoniously left Ohio State amidst ...

Marty Schottenheimer Makes A Return to the Sidelines for the First Time Since ’06

Friday, March 25th, 2011

After the Virginia Destroyers hired Marty Schottenheimer as their next head coach, the UFL now features four coaches with very strong ties to the NFL.  The league hopes that by hiring former, big-time NFL coaches, that will bring more fans and interest to their games.  The last we saw Schottenheimer ...

Jeff Garcia Opts for UFL over Retirement

Friday, August 20th, 2010

Is there another veteran quarterback out there that is more opposite of Brett Favre than Jeff Garcia? Favre, who rejoined the Minnesota Vikings earlier this week, is known for his yearly stint of prolonging a decision about whether or not he wants to play football despite the fact that every year ...

Daunte Culpepper: Starting QB for Your Sacramento Mountain Lions

Friday, June 11th, 2010

Dennis Green did not just bring out the best in Daunte Culpepper, he aided Culpepper in putting up some of the best quarterback seasons in NFL history. In 2000, as a second year player, Culpepper took the reigns as a starter for Green's high-flying offense that had featured Randall Cunningham, ...

Jim Fassel: This League Will Work

Tuesday, August 11th, 2009

As the UFL sets to begin its inaugural season, it feels a lot like a professional team's training camp: there's an infinite amount of optimism floating in the air.  All the leagues that have tried and died were in the same boat before they got going, so what makes this ...

Commissioner of the UFL Michael Huyghue Welcomes Michael Vick

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

Michael Vick should be relieved at this point hearing that at least someone wants him around. Commissioner of the UFL, Michael Huyghue is no stranger to dealing with players with issues and baggage. Huyghue was formerly Adam “Pacman” Jones’s agent, and if he was willing to deal with Pacman’s issues, ...