TUCSON, ARIZONA – The Tucson Sugar Skulls have added a local player to the 2020 roster signing Edgar Poe, a football and track star from Cienega High School in Vail.

Poe, 6-foot-5, 208 pounds, appeared in 37 games in a four-year career at the U.S. Military Academy West Point. He caught 43 passes for 982 yards and 11 touchdowns.

He earned three letters in football and four in track at Cienega High School and was voted to the All-Region football team during his senior year. He graduated in 2013.

Poe has two years of professional indoor football experience in the National Arena League where he played for the Maine Mammoths and the New York Streets.

Also joining the Sugar Skulls is Marvin Hart Jr., a 5’11, 182-pound defensive back from Stony Brook University in New York. Hart played in 25 games over three seasons at Stony Brook and recorded 43 tackles and four interceptions. He also returned kicks for the Seawolves.

Hart played his high school football at Lake Minneola High School in Minneola, Florida.

The Sugar Skulls now have 34 players signed for training camp. Players report to camp on March 3 and begin practice March 5 in preparation for the season opener on March 19 at the Cedar Rapids River Kings.

An open tryout for additional roster spots is set for Saturday, February 29, at Salpointe Catholic High School, 1545 E. Copper St. Registration is at 8 a.m. and the tryout will begin promptly at 9 a.m. The cost is $80 per player. Cash and money orders are the only acceptable forms of payment. All players intending to try out must register and sign a waiver to participate. The general public is invited to attend.

The Sugar Skulls will play seven regular-season home games at the Tucson Arena with the home opener on March 29 against the Duke City Gladiators. The regular season will go through June 27. The IFL playoffs will begin in early July.

Season tickets for the 2020 season are currently on sale to the general public with reduced prices from the 2019 season in several sections of the arena. Season ticket information is on the Sugar Skulls website at www.tucsonsugarskulls.com. Information also is available by calling the team office at (520) 573-3000. Office hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Single-game tickets go on sale on March 2.

The current 2020 roster is below:

Name Pos Ht Wt College
Brandon Bailey DB 6’1 185 Savannah State
Ryan Balentine WR 6'1 180 Southern Mississippi
Johnathan Banks QB 6'2 220 Tulane University
Linwood Banks DL 6’1 290 Grambling State
Adolphus Barnes OL 6'4 285 Eastern Illinois
Jermaine Berry WR 6'1 205 East Central University
Daniel Bowen PK 6'0 210 St. Bonaventure
Kordell Brewster OL 6'2 270 UL-Lafayette
BJ Butler DL 6’4 300 Louisville
Cory Butler DB/WR 5'9 180 Utah
Cam Gaddis DB 6'1 195 Pima Community College
Jajuan Harley DB 6'2 215 Middle Tennessee State
Jeremiah Harris WR 5'8 155 Webber International
Marvin Hart Jr. DB 5'11 182 Stony Brook University
Marquise Irvin WR 6’3 216 Mercer University
Randall Jackson-Clemons OL 6’4 301 Georgetown College
Mike Jones RB 5'11 210 Bethune-Cookman
TreQuan King RB 5'11 190 Texas Tech
DJ Loving OL 6’3 306 Grand View University
Tevin Madison DB 5’10 180 Texas Tech
Chris Martin DL 6’5 265 Florida
Kyle Martin DB 5’9 190 Arkansas State
Johnny McCrary QB 6'4 210 Vanderbilt 
Reggie McGee DL 6’1 240 Ball State
Warren Messer LB 5'11 227 Elon University
Robert Metz DL 6'4 240 Dixie State
Michael Minter Jr. DB 6,0 175 Middle Tennessee State
Daquan Neal QB 6'2 215 Elizabeth City State
Edgar Poe WR 6'5 208 U.S. Military Academy West Point
Koree Reed WR 6'0 185 Hartwick College
Antonio Rosales OL 6'4 300 San Diego State
Jeremy Schonbrunner OL 6’3 310 Temple University
Ryan Wood DB 6’1 200 Chadron State
Khalil Young DL 6’5 240 Mississippi Valley State