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<p>TABLE OF CONTENTS</p> <p>UNITED FOOTBALL LEAGUE</p> <p>League Directory ..................................................................... 5 Front O ce............................................................................... 9 League History ....................................................................... 25 2010 Schedule ....................................................................... 33 TV Information....................................................................... 35 Florida Tuskers ....................................................................... 43 Hartford Colonials ................................................................. 85 Las Vegas Locomotives .......................................................125 Omaha Nighthawks .............................................................169 Sacramento Mountain Lions...............................................213 Expansion 2011 ...................................................................255 2009 Season .........................................................................259 2009 Statistics ......................................................................275 All Time Roster .....................................................................290 Media Guidelines .................................................................297</p> <p>Compiled and edited by UFL PR sta JACKSONVILLE OFFICE 135 West Bay Street Suite 500 Jacksonville, FL 32202 (ph) 904.598.1031 (f ) 904.598.1032 NEW YORK OFFICE 420 Lexington Ave. Suite 1825 New York, NY 10170 (ph) 212.313.5920 (f ) 212.313.5921</p> <p>Layout and design by: MomentumMedia Sports Publishing 31 Dutch Mill Road Ithaca, New York 14850 Switchboard: 607.257.6970 Fax: 607.257.7328</p> <p>3</p> <p>4</p> <p>LEAGUE DIRECTORY</p> <p>www.UFL-Football.com</p> <p>LEAGUE DIRECTORY</p> <p>Bill Hambrecht</p> <p>UFL Founder, Owner, Las Vegas Locos</p> <p>Michael Preston Geo Santini</p> <p>Director of League Communication Vice President of Security</p> <p>Jack Co ey</p> <p>Consultant - Broadcasting</p> <p>Aaron Miller Nick Rudd</p> <p>Director, Athletic Training Senior Director, Strategic Planning</p> <p>Tim ArmstrongUFL Founder</p> <p>Daniella Desalvo Byron Ellis</p> <p>Manager, League Development Director, Football Admin - East Coast</p> <p>Paul Pelosi Bill Mayer</p> <p>Owner, Sacramento Mountain Lions Owner, Hartford Colonials</p> <p>Brian Melekian Peter Eiges</p> <p>Director of Team Business Development Director of Ticket Operations</p> <p>Erick SchierenController</p> <p>Katherine Farmer Kim Fitzgerald Glenn, Blake</p> <p>Director, Special Events Jacksonville Receptionist/Administrator Licensing, Account Executive</p> <p>Dusty SloanSta Writer</p> <p>Michael HuyghueCommissioner</p> <p>Bobby Monica Nation Hahn</p> <p>Director of Equipment Operations Director of Digital Media Enterprises</p> <p>Bill Squires</p> <p>Consultant - Stadiums &amp; Facilities</p> <p>Bill Peterson</p> <p>Chief Operating O cer</p> <p>Mike Trager</p> <p>Consultant - Broadcasting</p> <p>Craig Phillips Bill Uglow</p> <p>Chief Financial O cer Sr. VP of Consumer Products &amp; Licensing</p> <p>Veronica Bryan Seth Auser</p> <p>Director of Human Resources Merchandise, Account Executive</p> <p>Lauren Hickey Kurt Hornsby</p> <p>Manager, Public Relations Assistant to the Commissioner</p> <p>Brodie Waters Kat Welch</p> <p>Consultant - Salary Cap Manager, Public Relations</p> <p>Matt Couloute Tomas Llibre Ed Reynolds Larry Upson</p> <p>Vice President &amp; General Counsel Vice President of Information Technologies President, Virginia Franchise Vice President of O ciating Operations</p> <p>Katy Axtell</p> <p>Administrative Assistant</p> <p>Eddy Janczewski Brandy Jaworski Billy Kirk</p> <p>Director, Football Admin - West Coast Assistant to Bill Peterson &amp; Bill Uglow Webmaster</p> <p>Clinton Wu</p> <p>Senior Director, Business Development</p> <p>Jibu Banerji</p> <p>Public Relations Manager</p> <p>Ben Barilich</p> <p>Media Enquiries:Tel: 904-598-1031 / Ext 8 Email: Michael.Preston@UFL-Football.com UFLPR@UFL-Football.com</p> <p>Manager, Marketing/Corp Development</p> <p>Dean Blandino Stacey Brooks</p> <p>Consultant - Video/Replay O ce Manager/Team Accountant</p> <p>Peter Lasser</p> <p>Consultant - Broadcasting</p> <p>Brendan Rowe</p> <p>Vice President of Football Administration</p> <p>Olivier ManigatLeague Attorney</p> <p>7</p> <p>8</p> <p>FRONT OFFICE</p> <p>OWNER/EXECUTIVE BIOS</p> <p>Bill Hambrecht</p> <p>UFL Founder Owner, Las Vegas Locos Bill Hambrecht has been in the securities business since 1958. A co-founder of Hambrecht &amp; Quist in 1968, he resigned in December 1997 to form WR Hambrecht + Co. Mr. Hambrecht has served as a director for numerous private and public companies. He currently serves as a Director for Motorola Inc. and is on the Board of Trustees for The American University of Beirut. He also serves on the Advisory Council to The J. David Gladstone Institutes and is on the board of Majestic Research. In October, 2006, Bill was inducted to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Mr. Hambrecht graduated from Princeton University in 1957. A sports enthusiast, Mr. Hambrecht has been working towards forming an alternative league to the NFL since the mid- 1990s. WR Hambrecht + Co is a differentiated and disruptive financial services firm that is using the Internet and auction process to create a level playing field for investors and issuers. The firms impartial internet-based auctions are dramatically changing the financial services landscape by allowing the market to determine pricing and allocation. The most well-known, OpenIPO , is an auction for initial public offerings that allows individuals and institutional investors to bid online for shares of an IPO. All investors end up paying the same price a price determined by the auction. WR Hambrecht + Co clients are disruptive innovators in any industry or market segment. WR Hambrecht + Co has offices in San Francisco, New York, Boston and Philadelphia.</p> <p>Armstrong joined Google from Snowball.com as that company's vice president of Sales and Strategic Partnerships. Prior to his role at Snowball.com, Armstrong served as director of Integrated Sales &amp; Marketing at Starwave's and Disney's ABC/ESPN Internet Ventures working across the companies Internet, TV, radio, and print properties. He started his career by co-founding and running a newspaper based in Boston, MA, before joining IDG to launch their first consumer Internet magazine, I-Way. Armstrong has been named one of the top "100 People to Know" for global media by Media Magazine and was awarded a Media Maven Award by Advertising Age in 2004. He sits on the boards of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), KnowledgeStorm Inc., and the Ad Council. Armstrong is a graduate of Connecticut College with a double major in Economics and Sociology.</p> <p>Paul Pelosi</p> <p>Owner, Sacramento Mountain Lions Paul Pelosi is an investment banker with more than 40 years experience in finance and management. Since 1974 Pelosi has had his own firm, Financial Leasing Services, Inc., a San Francisco-based diversified investment and consulting company. His activities are equally divided between real estate development projects and venture capital investments. Pelosi sits on the boards of many philanthropic and corporate Boards in San Francisco and in Washington D.C. where his wife, Nancy Pelosi, presides over Congress as Speaker of the House. Currently, Pelosi serves as Chairman on the Georgetown University Schools of Foreign Services Board of Visitors, the San Francisco War Memorial Board of Trustees, the National Institute of Health Children's Inn, the University of California Medical School Foundation, City Car Services, LLC and Matthews International Capital Management, LLC. Pelosi is a graduate of the School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University and studied business at the graduate schools of New York University and Harvard.</p> <p>Tim ArmstrongUFL Founder In March of 2009, Tim Armstrong was named Chairman &amp; CEO of AOL. Armstrong previously served as the Vice President of Advertising for Google where he presided over Google's North American advertising sales, operations and commerce teams.</p> <p>11</p> <p>12</p> <p>OWNER/EXECUTIVE BIOS</p> <p>William E. Mayer</p> <p>Owner, Hartford Colonials William E. Mayer, co-founder of Park Avenue Equity, has been involved in private equity investing for more than 35 years. Mayer worked for The First Boston Corporation (now Credit Suisse), a major investment bank, for 23 years. During his career at First Boston, he held numerous management positions including President and Chief Executive Officer. Mayer served as Chairman of First Bostons Investment Committee for eight years. Mayer was a Professor and Dean of the College of Business at the University of Maryland from 1992 through 1996. He is currently a board member of the following public companies: BlackRock Kelso and Lee Enterprises, and is a trustee of the Columbia Group of Mutual Funds. Over the past 30 years, Mayer has been a board member of numerous other public and private companies. He is also a director on a number of Park Avenue Equity portfolio companies. Mayer was Chairman of the Aspen Institute from 2000 to 2008 and is currently on its Executive Committee. He is past Chairman of the Board of the University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland and is currently on its Executive Committee. Mayer is also a board member of the Acumen Fund, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and Vice Chairman of the Middle East Investment Initiative. He holds a BS and an MBA from the University of Maryland.</p> <p>Jaguars in the teams inaugural NFL season. During Huyghues tenure with the Jaguars, the team became the winningest franchise in expansion history, achieving two AFC Central Division Championships and an unprecedented two AFC Championship appearances. Huyghue has served on many of the NFL Commissioner's prominent committees, including the NFL Management Council, the Executive Working Group Committee, the NFL College Advisory Committee, the NFL Europe League, and as a Trustee of the NFL Players Insurance Trust. Prior to joining the UFL, Huyghue was CEO and founder of Axcess Sports &amp; Entertainment, where he represented a number of NFL, NBA and PGA TOUR players. The Sports Business Journal has twice named Huyghue to the Forty Under 40 Top Sports Business Executives. Huyghue earned his undergraduate degree from Cornell University, where he starred as a football and baseball player, and earned his law degree from the University of Michigan. He currently resides in Jacksonville, FL with his wife and three children.</p> <p>Bill Peterson</p> <p>Chief Operating Officer Peterson oversees all facets of UFL business with overall responsibility for marketing, ticket sales, sponsorship, operations and public relations and will govern the organization in the absence of Commissioner Huyghue. He was formerly Executive Vice President for Centerplate, a hospitality company with more than $800,000,000 in annual revenues. He was also a former senior vice president with Anschutz Entertainment Group in Los Angeles, where he developed and managed many of its sports properties in soccer, tennis, cycling and track and field, including the David Beckham Academy and The Amgen Tour of California. He was also Managing Director of the Home Depot Center in Los Angeles. Peterson spent more than 10 years with NFL Europe, becoming the leagues President in 1999, having served as Managing Director for the UK, Holland and Spain and spent three seasons as general manager of the of the Amsterdam Admirals. Peterson was one of the original employees of the World League, working in Frankfurt and London between 1991 and 1995. He also serves as President of the USA Cycling Board of Directors, the national governing body for cycling in the United States.</p> <p>Michael HuyghueCommissioner Michael Huyghue led the UFL through its Premiere Season in 2009 and his vision and leadership sees the league attracting new investment and securing a foothold in new permanent homes and expansion cities for its franchises for future seasons. With more than two decades of experience in the professional football and sports industries, Huyghue brings expertise in the areas of legal, operations, front office management and player representation. Huyghue began his career as a legal intern for the NFLs Players Association and was then an attorney with the NFLs Management Council in 1987, handling arbitration hearings. At the age of 29, he became the youngest general manger in professional football when he joined the NFLs World League in 1989. Huyghue joined the Detroit Lions as Vice President and General Counsel, before becoming Senior Vice President of Football Operations for the Jacksonville</p> <p>13</p> <p>14</p> <p>OWNER/EXECUTIVE BIOS</p> <p>A former college football player and coach, Peterson graduated from Lock Haven University in Pennsylvania, where he was a two-year all-conference selection and two-time MVP. He finished his playing career as a free agent linebacker for the Los Angeles Raiders, being released during training camp in 1987. Born in Smithfield, North Carolina, Peterson and his wife Lisa live in Florida and have two daughters.</p> <p>Merchandise Manager, Walt Disney World. He then relocated to Burbank to open Disney's new Corporate Retail Headquarters where he became Director, Disney Merchandise. He earned middle management retail operations experience as Director of Operations for The Akron, a 23-store chain in Southern California before pursuing a start-up as Vice President/General Manager of Royal Orleans, a division of United China and Glass Co. Bill was then recruited to another startup and became Vice President/General Manager of Tomy Toy's wholesale gift division. In 1993, Bill established the retail division for the new MGM in Las Vegas, as Vice President, Retail where he designed each of the stores, a 12,000 item product range, including entertainment and sports product for the MGM Grand Garden, and hired the staff. In light of his success with MGM, Bill repeated the process for the Mandalay Resort Group (Mandalay Bay, Luxor, Excalibur, Monte Carlo, Circus Circus and eight other brands). He was named Corporate Vice President, Retail for all of the brands. He lowered the cost of goods for nine consecutive years, saving the Company in excess of $100,000,000. After several years of consulting, he became the Professional Bull Riders Vice President, Consumer Products and Licensing. Bill received his Bachelor of Science in Business and an MBA from Florida Atlantic University. He lives in Jacksonville, FL, and when not working, can be found playing the piano.</p> <p>Craig Phillips</p> <p>Chief Financial Officer Craig is the Chief Financial Officer for the league and each of the individual teams. Craigs responsibilities include the areas of finance, accounting, financial reporting, transaction due diligence and human resources. Craig comes to the UFL with an extensive background in finance. He has more than 23 years of financial experience, including 18 years in public accounting with international public accounting firms. Craig has spent his career working with large, multi-national companies providing assistance...</p>