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Roughriders Sign First Athlete from Tryouts, DB Davon Dixon for 2019

The West Virginia Roughriders have signed defensive back Davon Dixon for the 2019 season, the team announced on Tuesday, November 6th, 2018. 

Davon Dixon, a 27 yr old defensive back played college football at Tiffin University, located in Tiffin Ohio, in 2011-2012 and then went onto play in 2013-2014 as a DB for East Stroudsburg University. Dixon attended the West Virginia Roughriders professional arena tryouts on Saturday, October 27th, at West Family Stadium on the campus of West Liberty University. 

Dixon marks the first local signing by the West Virginia Roughriders since they moved the organization to the Ohio Valley just a few short months ago, as Owner/Gm Gregg Fornario explains the Roughriders will lean on talented local players like Davon Dixon to help secure a championship roster for 2019, "It is not hard to see the cream rise to the top when scouting players like Davon, in Wheeling just as in Richmond, the Roughriders will look to build on a talented local core."

Questions please contact Gregg Fornario - Owner/GM Gregg@westvirginiaroughriders.com

Jesse Heninger - Director of Operations/Marketing Director jesse@westvirginiaroughriders.com

Mook Zimmerman - Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator mook@westvirginiaroughriders.com

Phone: 1-866-6-RIDERS / www.westvirginiaroughriders.com

The PAF - Professional Arena Football will follow a set of rules similar to the Arena style of play, making it a natural breeding ground for elite talent to hone their skills, while also trying to advance their professional careers. 

"The PAF allows us to expand nationwide and create regional divisions within the league." Said League Commissioner Gregg Fornario."  The league will be ran very professionally and will keep all ownerships to a financial standard."

ABOUT THE PAF - PROFESSIONAL ARENA FOOTBALL

Professional Arena Football is set for initial kick off in March of 2019. With a playing style resembling traditional Arena rules, the PAF - Professional Arena Football will be announcing member league teams in the coming weeks. For more information regarding expansion opportunities or partnerships, contact Gregg Fornario at gregg@professionalarenafootball.com   or visit  www.professionalarenafootball.com 

 

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