CORPUS CHRISTI - Former Jackson State Quarterback Robert Kent has signed with the Corpus Christi Fury. Kent has a 19-1 record over the last 2 seasons while playing for the former SIFL Houston Stallions.
Kent made his first All-SWAC team as a freshman in 2000. Over his college career, Kent passed for 11,797 yards and 104 touchdowns, who is the SWAC conference's No. 3 all-time leading passer, behind legends Steve McNair and Willie Totten. Kent was signed as a free agent by the Tennessee Titans in 2004. He has also had workouts with both the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the New York Giants. Kent also spent time with Canadian Football League teams, the Toronto Argonauts and the Montreal Alouettes.
The 6'5" Quarterback also brings a vast amount of arena football experience with him to Corpus Christi. He has played for the Birmingham Steeldogs, Lubbock Renegades, and Oklahoma City YardDawgs of the AF2 and with the Houston Stallions of the SIFL. In only 6 games with the Stallions last season, Kent threw for over 1,600 yards and 39 touchdowns. "Having a player like Robert playing in Corpus Christi this season is going to make our offense very explosive," stated Head Coach LaDaniel Marshall. "I have watched him play for several years and have always been impressed with his ability and knowledge of the indoor game." Kent said, "I am excited to come back to Corpus Christi and finally play for the home team. The team plays in a first class arena and the fans here in Corpus Christi have always been great to play in front of. I am proud to be a part of a great organization like the Fury and hope to be able to bring a championship to this city, stated Kent. Kent also had a brief stint in the movie industry where he was one of the stunt doubles for The Rock in the movie The Game Plan.
Season Tickets are on sale now and start at only $75. For more information about the Tryouts or season tickets, call 361-356-1111 or visit www.ccfury.com. The Fury will play in the Ultimate Indoor Football League which was founded in 2010 and has teams in Texas, Missouri, Georgia, and Florida.