Bollinger Drafted by UFL Team
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) -- Former Grand Forks high school standout quarterback Brooks Bollinger has been selected by the Orlando franchise in the first United Football League draft.
Bollinger has played in the NFL with the New York Jets, Minnesota Vikings and Dallas Cowboys. He played college ball at Wisconsin.
The new league also will have teams in New York, San Francisco and Las Vegas. Orlando will be coached by former NFL coach Jim Haslett.
UFL games will be played outdoors using NFL rules, starting in October. The goal is to sign players who just missed making NFL rosters. Players will be able to sign with NFL teams after the short season, which is scheduled to end Thanksgiving weekend.
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