Thursday, January 3, 2013

Lincoln Haymakers Preparing For Inaugural CPIFL Season

With Tryouts wrapping up this last weekend, Organized Team Activities will begin on January 22. The Lincoln Haymakers take the field for the first time in 2013 under Head Coach Dave Brumagen. With Pre Season Camp starting the players will be together for the first time at the Haymakers Practice Facility. This is a time of new beginnings as it will also mark the start of the Champions Professional Indoor Football League's first year brining many established Midwestern indoor teams back together. After Tryouts wrapped up we spoke with Coach Brumagen and asked his thoughts on the upcoming season.
"We've got a lot of highly talented players coming into camp, so it will be exciting to see who makes the final cut. We have a good core of players to start off building a team and I'm anxious to see the competition in camp."
Camp invites have been extended to players around the Lincoln area as free agents work to make the final 30 man roster. The Haymakers Pre-season will conclude on February 23 with an exhibition game in Grand Island, NE against the Nebraska Danger of the Indoor Football League. That game will likely determine the opening night roster for Lincoln.
The home opener on Friday March 29th against the Sioux City Bandits is quickly approaching and the excitement is starting to grow around the team offices and in the community. The organization is planning entertaining game nights for fans at the Pershing Center.

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