Championship Road

by NGL Personnel

JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA-  Which NGL team is winning the recruiting war? Free agent recruiting has played a significant role in determining indoor football teams make championship runs-- and ultimately who wins the championship. Where teams finish when the ink dries on the standings is yet to be determined, but we will attempt our best to predict who will be the final teams standing with free agent signings that have taken place thus far along with the most significant free agent signings.

St. Louis Stampede

1. 
Coach Pat Pimmel has the Stampede stacked with outstanding talent. The Stampede are current favorites to win the inaugural NGL championship.
*Corey Henry, DE

*Joseph Yearby, RB

*Keenan Mace, DT
Indiana Firebirds
2. 
Coach Nick Hart of the Firebirds got a later start but is quickly putting together a roster many around the league will envy.
*Amari Spievey, S

*Tim Kimbrough, LB

*Bob Pugh, WR
Arkansas Twisters

3. 
First year indoor coach Matt Diniak is quickly making a name for himself in the recruiting trail.
*Devonte Cruse, G

*Donald Davis, DE

*Tyson Dye, RB
Louisiana Red Sticks

4. 
AFL veteran coach Damon Mason is keeping it bayou. Coach is loading the roster with the plentiful talent within the area.
*Ryan Perrilloux, QB

*Kirston Pittman, DE

*Javari Nichols, DT
Indiana Blue Bombers
5. 
With arguably the best facilities in the league coach Kelvin Kinney has a recruiting advantage that players will soon find out.
*Charles Dowdell, QB

*Seth Dooley, DE

*Joe Morrow, WR
Virginia Iron Horses

6. 
Another late add coach Jermaine Hampton has solid talent on the roster highlighted by safety Roland Jenkins.
*Roland Jenkins, S

*Kadarrius Campbell, RB

*Kevin Stringer, CB
Texas Bighorns

7. 
First-year coach Josh Bush grabbed a five star signing in defensive tackle Bruce Gaston.
*Bruce Gaston, DT

*Ricardo Olivieri, DT

*David Lewis, WR
Georgia Wildcats
8. 
First-year coach Santo Stephens biggest signing linebacker Terrance Bailey could be a force.
*Terrance Bailey, LB

*Khalil Smith, DE

*Antonio Bostick, QB
Mississippi Mudcats
9. 
AFL veteran BJ Cohen has a league MVP candidate in quarterback Johnathan McCrary.
*Johnathan McCrary, QB

*Jameon Lewis, WR
Pennsylvania Pioneers

10. 
Recently hired head coach Ryan Lingenfelder has inherited the unstoppable defensive force named David Perkins.
*David Perkins, DE

*Donte Hayesworth, CB
Virginia Destroyers
11. 
AFL veteran Durwood Roquemore made great selections back in October with his draft picks, but more signings are needed.
*Lyle McCombs, RB

*Nicholas Williams, DE
Kansas Kapitals

12. 
Although plenty of rumors are swirling of the talent the Kapitals are in negotiations with, but rumors are just rumors.
*Darrius Chapman, CB

*Kurtis Green, RB