Storm Announce First Round of Roster Cuts

Mar 1, 2014 Tampa Bay Storm

Storm 28-Man Roster Announced

With the first week of training camp over, the Storm has announced its first round of roster cuts.  Per league rules the Storm roster has been cut down from a 35-man roster to a 28-man roster.

“It was a tough decision cutting down the roster to 28 men,” said Storm vice president of football operations Jeff Gooch.  “We had a lot of talent out there and everyone has been working hard to make this team.”

Here is the 28-man roster:

Name                     Pos.       Ht. Wt. Exp. DOB School
Alexander, Louis      OL        6.4   305 R 11.10.89 Syracuse
Beamon, Rodney      DL        6.2   285 1 5.23.87 Tennessee-Chattanooga
Brown, John            DL        6.1   285 R 6.26.88 Valdosta State
Clebert, Richard       DL        6.0   300 3 11.15.85 South Florida
Davis, Chris C.        WR       5.10  190 1 1.23.84 Florida State
Dix, De’Audra         DB        5.10  180 1 3.3.84 John C. Smith (NC)
Fanor, Jean             DB        6.1   205 1 6.17.89 Bethune-Cookman
Garcia, Stephen       QB        6.3   230 R 2.15.88 South Carolina
Grant, Uriah            DL        6.1   295 R 3.22.89 Mississippi
Hardison, Matt        DL        6.4   300 R 5.23.88 Delaware
Harrell, James         DB        5.10 195 1 10.7.89 Arkansas-Pine Bluff
Helmick, Andrew    WR       6.0   192 R 9.2.90 Lindenwood
Henderson, Mario    OL       6.7    330 R 10.29.84 Florida State
Hilton, Justin          WR       6.1   195 1 12.8.88 Indiana State
Hippeard, Randy     QB        6.3   205 1 12.6.85 UVA-Wise
Holloway, Max       DL        6.2   250 R 1.1.90 Boston College
Isom, Byron           OL        6.3   300 R 6.10.88 Auburn
Issac, Rod              DB       5.11 195 R 2.20.89 Middle Tennessee
Jackson, Dexter      DL       6.2   270 3 3.19.88 Bethune-Cookman
Kirlew, Jammie       DL       6.2   260 R 5.12.87 Indiana
Lindsey, Michael     WR/KR 6.1   200 2 7.10.87 N.W. Mississippi
Lopez, Carlos          K         5.10 200 R 12.12.89 Middle Tennessee
McCullough, Alfred OL       6.2   330 R 7.16.89 Alabama
McNeil, Raymond   C          6.2   315 4 10.14.84 Fort Valley State
Mitchell, Terrence   WR      5.9   160 R 1.14.91 South Florida
Smith, Chris           DB       5.10 186 R 6.23.87 Northern Illinois
Smith, Donald         DB       5.9   175 R 6.23.87 Northern Illinois
Tranks, Samuel      WR       6.0   185 R 12.14.86 Seton Hill (PA)

The Storm has acquired wide receiver Terrence Mitchell, offensive lineman Louis Alexander, defensive lineman Max Holloway, and defensive backs Donald Smith and Rod Issac.

The Storm reassigned defensive lineman Josh Julmiste, and defensive backs Jerrell Young, Travaun Nixon, Rickey Johnson, and Isiah Wiley.  The team placed offensive lineman Carl Johnson, fullback Terence Crosby, and wide receivers Amarri Jackson and Tyrece Gaines on PUP List.