Tri-Cities Signs Tyler Merkel

by Brandon Tate

Tri-City Rush Sign former Tri-City Fire player Tyler Merkel. 

Kennewick, WA - The Tri-City Rush Professional Indoor Football Organization announced Wednesday 11/18/20 that it signed former Tri-City Fire and Kamiakin High School Graduate Tyler Merkel to their Training Camp in March.

“Merkel is a very explosive talent, he is a local guy that we are very excited to sign to our training camp. His elite athleticism is a perfect fit for our roster. Merkel has the ability to play both sides of the ball and is well known for his big play abilities.” - General Manager Matthew Cooley

Merkel will be one of 40 players invited to Training Camp in March. From there the Rush will cut and chisel their way down to the 25 best players to make the final roster.

Tryouts for the Rush will be held on January 10th at Southridge Sports Complex in Kennewick, WA from 12-3 pm. For any questions please contact the Tri-City Rush Professional Indoor Football organization at