The UFL Is Destined For Darkness

The writing was on the wall.  When it was announced earlier this year that the United Football League’s (UFL) training camp would be suspended for 30 days and its regular season games were pushed back a month, I started to wonder just how much longer the fledgling league had in it.  The UFL had been struggling for…

Miami Booster Claims UFL Commissioner Provided Benefits To Student-Athletes

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 based sports agency titled, Axcess Sports…

United Football League’s Woes Continue

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 played by each of the…

United Football League, Canadian Football League, or Arena Football League

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 sign the player, or the…

2011 UFL Standard Player Contracts

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 through February 29, 2012.  Paragraph…

$25,000 UFL Transfer Fee Allows Player To Become A Patriot

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 NFL Club or any…