LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Lincoln will have an indoor football team next spring when the Council Bluffs Express becomes the Lincoln Haymakers.The team's owners said Tuesday that the Lincoln team will be part of the new Champions Professional Indoor Football League.
The team's majority owner is Ho-Chunk Inc., the Winnebago tribe's economic development corporation. Justin Hayes and Brad Lindgren also own part of the team that will play in Lincoln's Pershing Auditorium.
The Lincoln Haymakers will hold an open try-out on Oct. 20. But the team has already signed two former Nebraska running backs: Cory Ross and Marlon Lucky.
Ross will also serve as assistant director of player personnel and help with marketing.