The New Orleans VooDoo signed wide receiver Skyler Green and offensive lineman Rico Ochoa, announced the front office on Monday afternoon.
Green joins the VooDoo after three stops in the NFL with the Dallas Cowboys, New Orleans Saints and Cincinnati Bengals. The local product will enter his first year of arena football action.
A three-time All-American, Green still holds the record for most punt return touchdowns in a career with four, and stands second in LSU history with 1,064 punt return yards. In 2005, Green was named the SEC Special Teams Player of the Year to round out his collegiate career.
Ochoa is a seasoned arena football veteran having played for many teams on the af2 and AFL level with his most recent action coming this season with the Kansas City Command. Ochoa also played last season with the Dallas Vigilantes.
With the additions, wide receiver Chris Wilson and offensive lineman Daverin Geralds were placed on reassignment.
TRANSACTION – New Orleans VooDoo sign WR Skyler Green and OL Rico Ochoa; place OL Daverin Geralds and WR Chris Wilson on reassignment.
About the New Orleans VooDoo
The New Orleans VooDoo will play in the New Orleans Arena, an SMG managed facility directly across the street from the Louisiana Superdome. Single game tickets for VooDoo regular season home games are on sale now by calling 504-875-3900. For more information call (888) 277-5526 for Vice President and Director of Operations, Jason Coffel.
About the AFL
Since its inception in 1987, the AFL has afforded the fast-paced and exciting game of Arena Football to millions of fans in a myriad of markets across the country. The NFL Network will once again broadcast an AFL National Game of the Week for the entire regular and post season on Friday nights at 8:00 pm EST, culminating with the ArenaBowl Championship Game in August.