Japanese GridIron Team Looking to Make History in Texas – InsideJapan

“…The Japan American football team has arrived in the United States hoping to follow in the footsteps of this nation’s soccer and rugby sides and achieve a signature win that will boost the sport’s popularity domestically, when they take on The Spring League at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas at 10am on Monday (JST)….

Fully one third of the 35-man roster released by The Spring League has NFL experience.

Several are former draft picks with impressive resumes, like RB Antonio Andrews, who had the second most all purpose yards in FBS history (behind only Barry Sanders) in 2012. The former Kentucky Mr. Football winner also played with the Tennessee Titans from 2014 to 2017.

The Spring League, a showcase organization for players hoping to get a second (or first) shot with NFL, CFL or XFL teams, has put together a representative side for the March 1st showdown that is unarguably the strongest team Japan has ever faced…”

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