DES MOINES – The Iowa Barnstormers have signed offensive linemen Terrance Boyd, Jr. and Isame Faciane to the 2018 roster, Head Coach Dixie Wooten announced today.
Boyd (6-3, 295, Northwestern State) joins the Iowa Barnstormers for his rookie season in the Indoor Football League (IFL). Collegiately, Boyd played at Northwestern State for four years appearing in 30 total games. Throughout his collegiate career, Boyd earned multiple honors including Southland Conference Commissioner's Fall Honor Roll (2015), All-Southland Conference Honorable Mention (2015), Second Team Preseason All-Southland Conference (2016).
"Terrance is a very talented offensive lineman," said Coach Wooten. "I want him to bring his physical nature to camp. He will be impressive to watch."
Faciane (6-4, 314, Florida International University) joins the Iowa Barnstormers for his rookie season in the Indoor Football League (IFL). Collegiately, Faciane played for Florida International University for four years as a defensive lineman, starting in 29 of 49 games. In his senior season, Faciane set a career-best and led the defensive lineman with 53 total tackles.
Following his collegiate career, Faciane was signed to the Minnesota Vikings practice squad as an undrafted free agent in 2014 as a defensive lineman before switching to offensive guard. Faciane spent the better part of three seasons with the Vikings before joining the Buffalo Bills practice squad in 2016. Faciane also spent time at the Miami Dolphins training camp in 2017.
"Isame is a player who knows what it takes to make it to the NFL," said Coach Wooten. "He's physical, athletic, and smart. You don't spend four years in the NFL for nothing. He will come to camp focused and ready to get back there. He will raise every lineman's level of play."
Season Tickets for the Iowa Barnstormers 2018 season are available now! For as low as $80 per seat, fans can enjoy the action from the same great seat location each game. For more information, call the Barnstormers at (515) 633-2255 or log on to www.theiowabarnstormers.com.