by Tori Pizzuto

SAN DIEGO, California (February 24, 2020) – The Strike Force have signed a pair of running backs, James Noble III and Khyran Jackson-Barbee , to their 2020 Indoor Football League roster.

Noble (5-6, 185, University of Alabama-Birmingham) comes to San Diego for his first season in the IFL. He spent two seasons at the University of Alabama-Birmingham appearing in 23 games, where rushed for a total of 447 yards with a 5.6 yards per carry average and finished with four receptions for 26 yards. Before UAB he spent one season with Chaffey College where he appeared in 10 games and rushed for 700 yards. James signed with Fresno State out of Barstow High School where he grew up. In High school he rushed for 3,007 yards and 28 touchdowns, also adding 18 tackles on defense.

Jackson-Barbee (5-10, 190, Riverside City College) joins San Diego for his first season in the IFL. Collegiately he played for Redwoods Community College appearing in nine games and rushed for 112 yards, finishing with 740 all-purpose yards and 531 kick return yards for total of 1,437 yards in one season.