June 19, 2016

After 3 successful seasons of the Rivals Professional Football League with many players gaining NFL attention, one NFL signee, and 10-plus others earning CFL workouts, Year 4 of the RPFL is set to take off like a rocket.

San Francisco 49ers assistant coach Brian Johnson on the sideline with Oakland County Racers Wide Receiver Aaron Wascha. 4/30/2016 

San Francisco 49ers assistant coach Brian Johnson on the sideline with Oakland County Racers Wide Receiver Aaron Wascha. 4/30/2016 

The RPFL is a professional football league that provides adult football players an opportunity to gain more experience while attaining great quality game film that can be used to market them to the NFL and CFL. The RPFL will compete for 8 weeks during the 2017 season from May to July. The RPFL currently has four teams in the state of Michigan and will be expanding to South Florida and adding four more teams for the 2017 season. The top two teams will then move on to compete in a televised League championship game after the regular season. All players will sign a 4 year/ $256,800.00 performance based incentive contract with a possibility of guaranteed money in the form of a base salary, signing bonus and or roster bonus. Players drafted in the 1st round of the 2017 RPFL Draft are guaranteed a signing bonus of up to $1,000.00.

The new 4 year/ $256,800.00 performance based incentive contract offers players the opportunity to earn more money than any of the years prior and CEO Quentin Hines feels that it will allow him to go after the best football talent available on the developmental market. Each year of the contract equals $64,200.00 which offers the player the opportunity to earn $5,000.00 through the RPFL Ticket Revenue Sharing Program, $9,000.00 in Sponsorship Recruitment Based Incentives and $50,200.00 in Performance Based Incentives. The Performance Based Incentives carry a weekly pay of $100.00-$500.00 per statistical category with minimums and any player can earn multiple incentives in the different categories during the same game. The Statistical Categories include Passing yards, Rushing Yards, Receiving Yards, Tackles, Sacks, Interceptions, Offensive lines who do not allow a sack and the Special Teams Player of the week. 

The RPFL was founded by former New England Patriot Quentin Hines. Hines dreamed of starting his own league when he was a running back at the University of Cincinnati under Brian Kelly. While healing from a training camp injury in 2013, Hines, who was signed as a free-agent out of Akron University, put his plan into effect over the winter and now begins year four of the soon to be eight team Rivals Professional Football League.

CEO Quentin Hines is determined to find the best talent in the United States and will be holding open tryouts across the country from August to November for the 2017 RPFL Draft. Players will be measured by height, weight and perform combine specific drills like the broad jump, vertical jump, L cone drill and 40-yard dash. All players interested in trying out for the RPFL can reserve their spot at tryouts by following the link below. Players that perform well and impress the coaches and scouts at tryouts will be offered RPFL Draft invitations on the spot. All players that receive a draft invitation will be drafted and offered a contract. There is a tryout deposit of $50 required to reserve your spot and Hines advises players that are not serious, not fully committed, or out-of-shape to save their money. 

Click here to view tryout locations and reserve your spot

You must be at least 18-years of age and have attended a tryout to be invited to the 2017 RPFL Draft. Games in Michigan will continue to be held at the beautifully renovated Wisner Memorial Stadium in Pontiac, Michigan while game locations for South Florida are still to be determined. The RPFL will also provide housing for the top out-of-state players in 2017. For more information please contact the Rivals Professional Football League at (313)725-1065.

The RPFL also has certified agents to assist players with any services, please follow the link below to reach an RPFL Certified Agent. Click here to view our list of agents

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