In 2014, Alcorn State University alumnus Devon Francois was one of the defensive captains on the Braves championship winning team. In March 2016, his dreams of playing professional football will become a reality.
Francois will become a member of the German Football League (GFL) team, the Berlin Adler, in Berlin, Germany this spring. The Adler is one of the GFL’s most successful clubs in Germany, having won six German Bowls, as well as ten Ladies Bowls and five Junior Bowls. The club has also participated in the European Football League on a number of occasions and has won the Eurobowl in 2010 and 2014.