San Antonio Defenders Minor
League Professional Football Comes to San Antonio
On December 17, 2012, San Antonio was awarded a
National Spring Football League (NSFL) franchise. The San
Antonio Defenders are the first minor league, paid,
professional football team to call San Antonio home.
Everett Hernandez has been hired to
serve as the team's first General Manager (G.M.). Hernandez
has been on the San Antonio semi-pro football scene for a
number of years.
His success and proven leadership makes him the
perfect choice to serve as the Defenders’ first G.M.
officials state that the NSFL is purely a developmental football league. "It will pay
players a salary while trying to enrich their abilities to
further their careers in professional football." Officials went on to state that the NSFL understands that
competing with the NFL is “suicide” and for this reason
the league has embraced a role as "little brother” to the
NSFL officials are
committed to providing “its players with quality film
playing outdoor football, quality coaching and quality life
development programs so they will become better players and
better men. Teamwork, integrity and leadership will be a
constant theme throughout the players time spent with their
team." The San Antonio Defenders will begin play
in the Spring of 2014.
on NSFL Regional Mini Camps -- The National Spring Football
League is gearing up for the 2014
Regional Combines will start in the month of June. There will
be 4 Regional Combines per month from June through
August in various cities throughout the nation. This is done
so that we can seek out the best NON-DRAFTED FOOTBALL PLAYERS
IN THE USA. If you have the hunger, drive, and
determination to pursue a professional football career, this
is an opportunity you don’t want to miss!
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