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GDFL Closes Regular Season Playoffs up next

Up Next...The Playoffs

GDFL Closes Regular Season
Playoffs up next

Total Sports Coverage
Up Next...The Playoffs

GDFL Closes Regular Season
Playoffs up next

Total Sports Coverage
Total Sports Coverage

Football
Updated Sun, 21 Aug 2011 01:44:26 CT


ATLANTA, GA - The Gridiron Developmental Football League regular season came to a close with a handful of games schedule during the make-up week.

We begin in Monticello, FL the site of the No.6 South Georgia 'Noles traveling to the Jefferson County Warriors in a game that would decide the Southeastern Division winner. The 'Noles got off to a rough start when quarterback Marcus Brooks covered up a high snap in the end zone giving the Warriors a 2-0 lead. The 'Noles and Brooks would bounce back when Brooks found Dontarrus Thomas for a 40-yard touchdown pass giving the 'Noles a 7-2 lead. Chad Spencer added a 20-yard field for a 'Noles 10-2 lead late in the third quarter. Jefferson County added a touchdown with a failed two-point conversion for a 10-8 game and that's how it would end. The South Georgia 'Noles win the Southeastern Division and will host a first-round playoff game.

The No.12 Georgia Jets and Atlanta Chiefs renewed their young but intense rivalry with the Chiefs hosting the Jets for the first time in the four-game rivalry. You never know what to expect in this game and tonight was no different. Jets quarterback Detronn Harris put his flu-like symptoms aside to lead the Jets on an 8-play 70-yard drive midway through the third quarter with Smiley Jones finishing the drive with a 1-yard touchdown for the only points of the game and a 7-0 Jets win. The Jets eliminated the Chiefs fro m the playoffs and ended their first two seasons of operation with 7-0 defeats. Detronn Harris finished the season with 1,000+ yards passing for the second season in a row although he did not throw a touchdown in a game for only the second time this season in 8 played games.

Other scores from around the GDFL...

No.7 Chambersburg Cardinals 17 DC Explosion 12 FINAL
No.5 Fayetteville Horizon 49 Carolina Brigade 10 FINAL
Capital City Kings 14 South Carolina Commanders 8 FINAL/OT
No.21 Clarksville Eagles 46 Kentucky Reapers 20 FINAL
No.8 Hampton Roads Hurricanes 22 Virginia Vipers 0 FINAL
Carolina Falcons 24 Carolina Silverhawks 0 FINAL

The FINAL and official GDFL Playoff Bracket will be revealed and broken down on Sunday Night on The GDFL Game Center exclusively on Total Sports Coverage at 10pm EST/9pm CST

It's playoff time in the GDFL and the "Road To Atlanta" will begin next Saturday August 27th.

Below are the 2011 Division winners in the GDFL..

Xtreme Conference

North Atlantic North Division- Chambersburg Cardinals
North Atlantic South Division-Hampton Road Hurricanes
Midway North Division-Carolina Warriors
Midway South Division-Beaufort Hornets
Appalachian Division- Asheville Grizzlies
Patriot Division- Fayetteville Horizon
Peach State Division-Henry County Horsemen
Sunbelt Division-Georgia Jets
Southeastern Division-South Georgia Seminoles

Impact Conference

Central North Division-Kentucky Wolverines
Central South Division- Music City Stars
Ohio Valley North Division- Columbus Gladiators
Ohio Valley South Division-Derby City Thunder
Hoosier Division-Indianapolis Tornados
Midwest North Division-Oklahoma Thunder
Midwest South Division-Dallas Diesel
Mid-south North Division-Tennessee Hurricanes
Mid-south South Division-Louisiana Bayou Vipers