Storm Sign Explosive DBs
Written by Kayley Shade, Director of Social Media Marketing

Sioux Falls, SD - The Sioux Falls Storm announce the signings of defensive backs Fred Barnes and Lynn Grady Jr.

Barnes (6'1, 190) enters the Indoor Football League as a rookie for the 2017 season. Fred played collegiately at the University of West Alabama where he played as a nickel back and was member of special teams. He recorded 12 total tackles, eight solo, two pass break-ups and one fumble recovery during his junior season.

Grady (6'0, 205) joins the Storm as a rookie in the Indoor Football League. Lynn started in nine games during his senior season at Abilene Christian University, finishing the season with 52 tackles (31 solo), seven tackles for loss, two pass break-ups, two quarterback hurries and one forced fumble.

"These guys are playmakers and bring a lot of passion," stated Storm General Manager Tyler Pederson. "It will be fun watching them work with the leaders we already have."

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