Gridiron Developmental Football League

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Gridiron Developmental Football League
Sport American football
Founded 2010
No. of teams 24
Countries United States
Official website

The Gridiron Developmental Football League (GDFL) is a mid-level minor professional football league based in Memphis, Tennessee.[1]

The league was founded in 2009 and formed in 2010, with Charles Thompson as the founder and first president.[1][2]

As of July 2017, the league has 24 teams located primarily in the Southeastern United States and Midwestern United States.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c "Gridiron Developmental Football League - About". Gridiron Developmental Football League. Retrieved 12 July 2015. 
  2. ^ "When it comes to football D-leagues, resources are crucial, but locality may be the real key". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved 7 July 2017.