Search Iowa Barnstormers

News

Iowa Barnstormers Roster Taking Shape

10/02/2014 11:30 AM -

Iowa Barnstormers Roster Taking Shape
Barnstormers Add Four More to Camp Roster

DES MOINES – The Iowa Barnstormers continue building their 2015 roster with the signing of defensive back T.J. Simmons, defensive lineman Joe Laukaitis, offensive lineman Nathan Perdue, and wide receiver Rashad Rich, Head Coach and Director of Player Personnel Joe Brannen announced today.

Simmons (5-8, 185, University of South Dakota) enters his sixth season in the Indoor Football League (IFL) and his first with the Iowa Barnstormers. Most recently, Simmons played two seasons at defensive back for the Cedar Rapids Titans (2012-2013) where he collected 145 total tackles, 90 solo, and 17 interceptions. In 2013, he was ranked 4th in the IFL in kick returns. His first season with the Titans, Simmons led the team in interceptions (11) and all-purpose yards (845). The team captain was also nominated Second Team All-IFL defensive back.

Prior to joining the Cedar Rapids roster, Simmons spent three seasons with the Sioux Falls Storm.

Laukaitis (6-3, 272, St. Francis University) was a football standout at St. Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania. During his collegiate career, Laukaitis collected 118 total tackles, 53 solo, and 65 assists. After being nominated to the USA College Football 2nd Team All-American Defensive Line his senior season, Laukaitis was invited to both the USA Football Bowl and the FCS Senior Scout Bowl.

Perdue (6-5, 305, Greensboro College) spent the 2014 season playing on the offensive line for the Wyoming Cavalry. Prior to entering professional football, Perdue was a team captain and starter at Greensboro College in North Carolina. During his collegiate football career he earned several USA South honors such as First Team All-Conference, Honorable Mention, and Academic Team.

Rich (6-1, 210, Bacone College) joins the Iowa Barnstormers for his rookie season in the Indoor Football League. A four-year starter at Bacone, Rich earned First Team All-Conference honors and was named the team’s Outstanding Wide Receiver of the Year. In 2012, Rich led the team in receiving touchdowns.

Season tickets are on sale for the Iowa Barnstormers 2015 season starting as low as $77 per seat. Season tickets are the perfect gift for the football fan in your family. Don’t miss a minute of the action this season! For more information, call the Barnstormers at (515) 633-2255 or log onto www.theiowabarnstormers.com.

###



Search Archive »




Browse by Year »

2019
2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
0

Browse by Month »

February 2019
January 2019
December 2018
November 2018
October 2018
September 2018
August 2018
July 2018
June 2018
May 2018
April 2018
March 2018
February 2018
January 2018
December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
February 2012
January 2012
December 2011
November 2011
October 2011
September 2011
August 2011
July 2011
June 2011
May 2011
April 2011
March 2011
February 2011
January 2011
December 2010
November 2010
October 2010
September 2010
August 2010
July 2010
June 2010
May 2010
April 2010
March 2010
February 2010