Des Moines Blaze have championship expectations regardless of roster

There is an undeniable connection at the developmental level of football between winning and team longevity as the majority of teams throw in the towel in less than three years after realizing that building a championship organization isn’t as easy to do as first thought. So,...

Bigger things ahead for the Sioux City Stampede in 2018

Now two weeks into 2018 – a year of new beginnings for many – anticipation is rising for everyone to take hold of everything this year has in store for them. For the Sioux City Stampede, the plan is to sustain a high level of success in multiple new adventures. On...

Brown County Blackjacks reclaim the throne with 41-10 win in Northern Lights Football League Championship

On Saturday, the Brown County Blackjacks snapped their almost three-year title drought and brought the Northern Lights Football League Championship back home with a 41-10 win over the Fox River Raiders. “This group, to bring it back home for the guys means a lot,” Blackjacks...

Fox River Raiders ride stout defense into Northern Lights Football League Championship

Coming into this season, the expectations for the Fox River Raiders in 2017 were to win the Northern Lights Football League Championship. The coaches and players have put in the work and Saturday they’ll strap it up for the final time this season, looking to bring home a the...

Ohio Broncos control their own destiny after big rivalry win

The Ohio Broncos walked away the victors on Saturday, 16-12 over the NEO Silverbacks, after a hard fought battle in what seems to be one of the more heated rivalries in developmental football. “It was huge,” Broncos co-owner Jimmy Melton told Developmental Football USA. “The...

Omaha Stockmen in must-win situation this weekend in road game versus Des Moines Blaze

After suffering consecutive losses against the Midwest Football Alliance’s top two teams, the Omaha Stockmen are now in a must-win situation going into Saturday’s regular season finale, on the road against the Des Moines Blaze. The Stockmen upset the Blaze earlier this season in...

With playoffs approaching, Missouri Valley Pitbulls look for win against No. 1 Oklahoma Thunder

The Missouri Valley Pitbulls have had a solid season so far on their way to a 5-2 record, but with the Gridiron Developmental Football League playoffs right around the corner, a win this weekend would go a long ways. A win certainly won’t come easy though, as the Oklahoma Thunder...

Kansas City Bulldogs find themselves in an all-too-familiar situation

Coming into this season and coming off of last year’s Midwest Football Alliance Championship, the Kansas City Bulldogs had higher aspirations than being where they are today – a three-loss team. However, three losses never stopped them from winning a championship one year...

Dominant Southern Michigan Timberwolves control their own destiny

The Southern Michigan Timberwolves are one of the top developmental football teams in the nation, and they’re just now getting the attention they deserve after winning 17 games in a row, a new franchise record. Led by head coach Don Butynski, the Timberwolves have more than...

Midwest Football League Championship goals still in sight for Nebraska Nightmare

(Photo Cred: Kayleen Nicole Wright) The Nebraska Nightmare continues to find ways to win, and typically win big. Now past the midway point of the regular season, the Nightmare is just one of two unbeaten teams left in the Midwest Football League. “For us to be where we are, no...