This month, the United Football League (UFL) announced that it was ending its season prematurely, but that it plans to return in 2013. While I am not one to deter others from being optimistic, I just do not see the league making a triumphant return. A couple of days ago I
When the United Football League (UFL) was just beginning at the tail end of 2007, Michael Huyghue was asked to become the new league's Commissioner. Huyghue's résumé spoke for itself. He was Senior Vice President of Football Operations for the Jacksonville Jaguars prior to becoming the President and CEO of a successful Jacksonville, Florida
In the past couple of days, many football players have been informed that training camp for the United Football League (UFL) will be suspended for 30 days. While training camp will be shortened, the UFL had originally stated that the move will not affect the UFL season schedule, including the number of games
The following is a guest contribution from Martin Fischman, Dynasty's Football Division Director. As a football agent, you have a fiduciary duty to act in the best interests of your clients. But what happens when a player is either released from an NFL team with no other teams willing to
Agents who had their clients selected in the 2011 UFL Draft should be happy that their players are safe from the great mystery of NFL football under the current lockout. They will likely have their clients sign a United Football League Standard Player Contract (embedded below), which will be effective
The NFL held its 2011 Draft over the span of three days and had it televised on ESPN and NFL Network. The United Football League (UFL) will conduct its entire 2011 UFL Draft today, and it will be displayed on...Twitter. When: May 2, 2011 (8 p.m. EST) Where: First round will be
Over the weekend, I spoke with quite a few agents who are very upset with the United Football League (UFL). This time, it has absolutely nothing to do with the UFL's $150,000 transfer fee. Instead, agents are up in arms about the UFL's slow process in paying out agent fees.
Section 3 of the United Football League's (UFL) Uniform Player Contract states the following: Player acknowledges and agrees that he may only receive a Release pursuant to this subparagraph (b), upon payment of One Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($150,000.00) (the “Release Fee”), to be paid to Management by Player, the NFL, and