The newly formed Rochester Chargers franchise of the expanded Minor Football League (MFL), will be led by General Manager Pat Freeman.
Over the last 25 years, Buffalo native Freeman has covered the Buffalo Bills of the NFL and the last 20 Super Bowls. He is an experienced professional writer covering sports on national, collegiate and local levels. For his work covering the league, Freeman is a member of The Pro Football Writers Association of America.
His sports media accolades reached a career height from 1994 until 2008 when he hosted the acclaimed talk show “The Message,” in which he interviewed some of the most famous authors and celebrities of the last century. Some of the top guests included Dick Gregory, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Andre Reed, Bob McAdoo and Donald (Sly) Green.
Freeman is currently the feature writer for the Buffalo Criterion Newspaper. He now offers his 25 years of experience in sports broadcasting to help young broadcasters master the art of delivery and interviewing. Freeman is also an ordained Minister in the Universal Life Church and has spoken at numerous churches and programs throughout the country.
Freeman will also assist to expand the league’s efforts into Africa. He completed the study of the Temples and Pyramids of Egypt under the guidance of Dr. Asa Hilliard and was later initiated into the Holy Royal Family, which positions him well to help expand the league.
Freeman has received many awards including, the prestigious Eye on History award and the Black Achievers in Industry award. He is a life member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc.
Freeman brings an energetic vision and a winning direction to the Rochester Chargers organization rooted in discipline and his passion for the game of football.