Open tryouts for Indiana Firebirds held Saturday

Open tryouts for Indiana Firebirds held Saturday

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - The brand new, Indiana Firebirds are just a few months away from beginning their season.

As we told you back in September, the Firebirds are a new indoor football team coming to Evansville.

They’re part of the National Gridiron League, which is just like indoor “Arena Football”.

They held open tryouts for the team out at Central Stadium on Saturday. Anyone could attend.

Players were put through a series of drills, such as the 40-yard dash, vertical jump, cone and ladder drills, and positional drills.

Gibson Southern Head Football Coach Nick Hart will be the head coach of of the Firebirds.

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