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ALBANY EMPIRE ADD VETERAN OFFENSIVE LINEMAN

Former ArenaBowl Champ Joins Empire for 2019

ALBANY, NY - The Albany Empire announce that offensive lineman, Jordan Mudge, has been assigned to the team roster through free agency.  Per League and team rules, terms are not disclosed. The free agency signing period for the Arena Football League began on Monday, March 4.

Jordan Mudge, Offensive Line

Another California native to join the Empire, Jordan Mudge began his collegiate career at Bakersfield College before transferring to the University of Nevada. During his time at Bakersfield, Mudge earned First Team All-America honors in his sophomore season before transferring.  Following college, Mudge signed with the B.C. Lions of the CFL.  The lineman broke into indoor football in 2013 playing in 13 games during his rookie season with the San Jose SaberCats.  After spending the next two seasons with the SaberCats and the Portland Thunder, Mudge joined the Arizona Rattlers where he was named Offensive Lineman of the Year in 2016.  Following his time in Arizona, Mudge was signed by the Buffalo Bills in the NFL.  Most recently, Mudge was a member of the Washington Valor in 2018 and won ArenaBowl XXXI.

Deniko Carter, wide receiver, has been placed on Recallable Reassignment.

Fans can secure season tickets for the Albany Empire by calling 518-533-2200, by going to TheAlbanyEmpire.com, or by stopping by the Empire office located in the Times Union Center. A limited number of great seats are still available!  Want to bring your organization to a game, fundraise, or perform on the field? Group experiences are now on sale.  Call 518-533-2200 for additional information.

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About Albany Empire

Season memberships for the 2019 season are on sale now. For tickets, contact the Albany Empire sales department at (518) 533-2200 or by going to TheAlbanyEmpire.com. Follow the team on Facebook at facebook.com/TheAlbanyEmpire and Twitter at twitter.com/Albany_Empire.

About the Arena Football League

The Arena Football League enters its 32nd season in 2019. Since its inception in 1987, the AFL showcases a fast-paced, exciting game to millions of fans in a myriad of markets. With the addition of two new teams in Atlantic City, N.J., and Columbus, O.H., the League totals six teams for 2019: Albany, Atlantic City, Columbus, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. Each team will play 12 regular-season games in 2019. One can find the League can on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook using the handle @OfficialAFL.

About Times Union Center

Albany’s Times Union Center, formerly Pepsi Arena, continues to have great success. Renamed in January 2007, the Times Union Center is “Upstate New York’s Premier Sports and Entertainment Facility. Owned by Albany County and operated by SMG, the world’s largest private management firm for public assembly facilities, the Times Union Center has an adaptable seating capacity between 6,000 and 17,500. Since Frank Sinatra christened the building on January 30, 1990, more than seven million patrons have walked through the turnstiles. As a multi-purpose facility, the Times Union Center has hosted a variety of events, including concerts, family shows and sporting events, averaging 165 events each year.

About CDPHP®

Established in 1984, CDPHP is a physician-founded, member-focused and community-based not-for-profit health plan that offers high-quality affordable health insurance plans to members in 26 counties throughout New York. CDPHP is also on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Instagram.

About Transfinder

Founded in 1988 and headquartered in Schenectady, New York, Transfinder is a national leader in intelligent transportation systems, providing transportation management systems and services to school districts, municipalities and adult care facilities. Transfinder, an Inc. magazine “fastest-growing company” for the past eleven straight years, has offices in Austin, Texas, and Shanghai, China. The software company develops and supports routing and scheduling solutions for optimal transportation logistics. http://transfinder.com

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