Men looking for a chance to suit up and return to the gridiron may want to consider a Douglas County-based team holding tryouts in Paulding.
The Douglas County River Dogs held its first tryouts Oct. 29 and 30 in Hiram and will hold more tryout sessions this Saturday and Sunday as well as Nov. 12 and 13, with each day’s proceedings starting at 11 a.m. Those ultimately selected for the team will have the chance to make an impact when the 2012 season opens March 6.
The team is a member of the National Developmental Football League, an NFL-rules league aimed at being a platform for players looking to advance their skills to the next level, whether it be for college, arena or the NFL.
Tryouts are being held at the , 172 Shipp Circle, Hiram (between Hiram Sudie and Nebo Roads). There is a $50 registration fee, which includes a physical, T-shirt and meal.
For more information, call 770-443-1187 or visit http://www.roundtreerecreation.com.
Learn even more about the team and how its first day of tryouts went in the attached video.