Tag: defunct football leagues

Friday Flashback: Southern Football League

The Southern Football League (SFL) was a professional football league which played from 1963-1965.  The league was an attempt to be a minor league for the National Football League (NFL) with teams located throughout the Southeastern United States.  Cities included:  Jacksonville (FL), Daytona Beach (FL), Chattanooga (TN), Huntsville (AL),...

Friday Flashback: The Hawaiians

The Hawaiians played in the short-lived World Football League (WFL) and was the first professional football team on the islands.   Some called them the “Honolulu Hawaiians” or the “Hawaii Hawaiians” but the WFL simply referred to them as “The Hawaiians”.  They played in 1974-1975 in Honolulu.  The Hawaiians were...