It’s still early in the 2017 season, but so far the Georgia Cardinals have simply been making their rounds and collecting rent.
In Week 1 action, the Bird Gang picked up a rent check that was something serious, to the tune of a 40-6 win over the South Carolina Snipers. Then, this past Saturday, they added another deposit after collecting rent from the Atlanta Tigers in an 18-6 win over a team from the Amateur to Professional Developmental Football League – one of the top leagues in the nation at this level.
Quarterback Dominique Tyler started it off for the Cardinals with a 63-yard touchdown strike to Morris, then wide receiver Edward Ziggy took a jet sweep 47 yards to the house.
Tyler connected with Morris again in the fourth quarter, this time a 67-yard strike and the second connection between the two for points.
The 5-foot-8, 170-pound quarterback, Tyler, threw for 322 yards on 23 attempts and added 32 yards on the ground.
“He is small, but he plays like he’s six-feet tall,” Cardinals owner Earl Holmes told Developmental Football USA.
This Saturday, the Bird Gang will face off the Augusta Ducks, which recently won the Tangerine Bowl AA USFA National Championship.
The game is titled the National Developmental Football League kickoff classic, a triple-header which the Cardinals-Ducks start at 2 p.m. in Snellville, Georgia.
“Our next game is a classic game against one of the top teams in the NDFL,” Holmes said. “We will be ready.”