Found November 03, 2011 on NESN.com:
PLAYERS: Jamarko Simmons
TEAMS: New York Jets
Almost 100 players have made the leap from UFL teams to NFL teams in some capacity in 2009 and 2010. Virginia Destroyers tight end Jamarko Simmons will be the first player to join the NFL ranks in the 2011 season. Simmons was signed to the New York Jets practice squad on Tuesday. The tight end is a veteran of both the UFL (United Football League) and AFL (Arena Football League), and has won a championship in both leagues. Earlier this year, while with the AFL's Jacksonville Sharks, his team won the ArenaBowl, and most recently his Destroyers won the UFL...
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