Marshawn Lynch to be co-owner of Oakland arena football team
Marshawn Lynch may have moved on from the NFL, but that doesn’t mean he’s done with football.
The retired running back has co-founded and is set to co-own the Oakland Panthers, a new professional arena football team set to debut as a member of the Indoor Football League in the spring.
According to The Mercury News, there will be a press conference Tuesday to announce the team name, appoint Kurt Bryan as head coach and introduce the ownership group.
Lynch credits his brother Davonte Sapp-Lynch, who plays in the IFL, for connecting him with Panthers co-owner Roy Choi and team president Scott McKibben earlier this year.
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