EXCLUSIVE: NFL Spring League heads to Austin for 2018


Austin will experience a taste of pro football in 2018.

Brian Woods, founder and CEO of the Spring League, told the American-Statesman on Thursday he is bringing his free-agent showcase to town for a three-week run in late March and April.

Think of the Spring League as part NFL extended combine, part NBA G League. Approximately 150 pro football hopefuls will be divided into four teams, practice daily and play games on weekends. A site or sites is expected to be announced within the next week.

For the Statesman’s exclusive report on the league’s move to Austin, click here



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