“Major League Football is a league whose time has come. The need for spring football has
been driven by fan demand for the game. It will also expand the fan base in emerging cities
that don’t have a pro sports team.”
– Hall of Fame Wide Receiver, Charlie Joiner, played 18 seasons in the AFL/NFL. When he left the game in 1986, he did so with more receptions and receiving yards than any other wide receiver to date.
“MLFB has brought together a very experienced management team with years of
experience in the NFL, USFL,WFL and collegiate sports. They know what has worked and
what has not. Their plan to put this league together seems fail-proof and the timing
couldn’t be better.”
– After a remarkable career that included becoming the all time NFL record holder for sacks, Bruce Smith entered the NFL hall of fame in his first year of eligibility in 2009.
“What perfect timing for a new League; the spring fills the void we all feel after the Super
Bowl is played. What a great time of year to watch quality Football.”
Richard Dent was a standout defensive end for the Chicago Bears. He left his mark in Super Bowl XX as the games Most Valuable Player. His longstanding career was captioned with his entry into the National Football League Hall of Fame in 2001.
“Finally after 30 years, a spring football League. This can only help promote and develop
the game of football while giving younger players time to enhance their skills and give
them the chance they have always wanted.”
During his 15-year career, Dan Fouts, became the first NFL quarterback to surpass the 4000-yard passing barrier in three consecutive seasons. In 1993, he was inducted into the National Football League Hall of Fame