Professional athletes contest in Flag Football Tourney in Lakewood Ranch

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LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. – On Sunday, 8 teams will contest in a American Flag Football League’s U.S. Open of Football during Premier Sports campus in Lakewood Ranch.

The foe will embody former pro athletes such as former University of Florida quarterback Danny Wuerffel and other tip players, according to an American Flag Football League release.

Wuerffel and his team, Gators United, that includes several former Gators Chris Rainey, Brandon James and Chris Doering will be personification in a qualifier commencement during 11 a.m. Sunday.

To pierce to a subsequent turn and get a step closer to a $1 million Ultimate Final, any group contingency win dual games. They will measure $5,000 for any diversion they win.

The U.S. Open of Football, or USOF, brought 16 teams to contest in Lakewood Ranch Saturday and Sunday.

The USOF is a 132-team, singular rejecting contest that will eventually array a group of chosen former professionals opposite a group that has cowed a 128-team open inhabitant bracket.

The Lakewood Ranch stop is a third of 7 informal qualifiers holding place as teams being a tour to a USOF’s Ultimate Final, where a final station group will contest opposite former veteran athletes such as Michael Vick, Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson, Nate Robinson, Carlos Boozer, Justin Forsett and Michael Johnson for $1 million in Houston on Jul 19.


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