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Rivals Professional Football League Tryouts

UPublish story by Coach Gary Hutt

On March 16th at 9;30 AM the first Akron Pro team tryout will take place at Akron U indoor facility. This is also open to the public as the Akron Blaze begin team selections.

League scouts along with coaches from each team will go on a league tryout tour to each team’s city to commence a combine style tryout. At the tryout the scouts will record each player’s height, weight, 40 yard dash, 3 cone drill, broad jump, vertical jump as well as evaluate them in position specific drills. Each Participant will be able to workout at one position of their choice per tryout with a chance to impress the scouts and coaches. At the conclusion of each tryout the scouts and coaches will decide on players that they saw that could contribute to their team and that they would like to possibly draft or invite to camp. Each team will give out camp invitations throughout the league tryout tour. Each team will make their draft selections from the camp invitations they give out.Register online or by mail now to secure your spot on the tryout list. Only 200 prospects will be allowed to tryout per location before the Rivals 2014 Draft. Walk ups will be allowed on the day of the tryout if 200 prospects are not already signed up. If you register for a tryout online or by mail the registration fee is $145, If you walk up on the day of the tryout the registration fee will be $200. After the Rivals 2014 Draft another round of tryouts will be performed mid-season to fill any team needs.

To be considered "Draft Eligible" you must have attended a tryout and be at least 18 years of age. Players will not be invited to camp unless they are 18 years of age and have attended a tryout.

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