Two former Tigers selected in MLFB draft
|Thursday, January 28, 2016 9:29 PM- -|
Former Clemson running back Roderick McDowell and linebacker Quandon Christian were drafted in the inaugural MLFB draft on Wednesday.
McDowell was drafted in the sixteenth round by team Miller and finished his college career with 1,699 yards on 318 carries and 12 touchdowns along with 34 receptions for 231 yards and two touchdowns in 950 snaps over 46 games.
Christian was selected in the 19th round by team hall and had 149 tackles, 15 tackles for loss, three sacks, two interceptions during his career at Clemson.
According to the official MLFB website, Major League Football Inc. is a publicly traded, professional spring football league. MLFB is dedicated to creating an innovative, accessible, and fan-owned game, which is scheduled to kick off in 2016. MLFB’s strategically placed spring / summer season will fill a critical need for outdoor football at that time of the year when sports content is in high demand. The league’s teams will focus on emerging markets in select US cities in order to grow the overall popularity of the sport.