RIVER KINGS SIGN BIG-MAN CAIN

by Nic Ryder

The River Kings have signed offensive lineman Christopher Cain to its roster for the 2019 season. 

Cain (6’4, 310, Catawba College) comes to Cedar Rapids after his rookie season with the American Arena League’s Carolina Energy. Cain started all 12 games for the Energy, and was a key part of the offensive line that led the AAL in rushing on the season. 

The former Catawba College player started in 12 games through his last three years and played in 38 of 45 games, including every game his sophomore and junior seasons. His sophomore year he helped lead the team to a NCAA Division II playoff birth. His junior year he started twice and played in seven games, despite battling injury. 

Cain is originally from China Grove, North Carolina and graduated from Carson High School. 


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ABOUT THE CEDAR RAPIDS RIVER KINGS INDOOR FOOTBALL TEAM

The Cedar Rapids River Kings (formerly the Titans) will take the field for their eighth season of operations in 2019 and their first under the new ownership of Roy Choi and Matt Stone with General Manager Ryan Eucker at the helm. Cedar Rapids joined the IFL as an expansion team in the 2012 season. They play their home games at the U.S. Cellular Center and have made four playoff appearances (2013-16) with two trips to the conference championship game (2013, 2014). Tickets and Partnerships are available for the 2019 season. For more information visit goriverkings.com. You can also follow them on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat (@goriverkings).

ABOUT THE INDOOR FOOTBALL LEAGUE

The Indoor Football League (IFL) will begin its eleventh season of play in the spring of 2019 and is led by Commissioner Mike Allshouse. The IFL was created in 2008 from a merger between the Intense Football League and the United Indoor Football Association. It’s member teams are located from Phoenix, Arizona to Green Bay Wisconsin. For more information about all things IFL, visit goifl.com or call the league office at 804-643-7277.