About

Founded in 2013, Lufkin Thunder is East Texas’ New Pro Football Team!

Our team consists of a great lineup of top-notch players, including many faces you may recognize. The team has great leadership with Eric Fleetwood as General Manager and Buddy Dixon as Head Coach.

Put on your navy blue and neon orange and bring the kids out to a game. Our events are fun for the whole family!

Based in one of the greatest football towns in the country, Lufkin, Texas, the Thunder represents the East Texas area and will compete against the following teams:

  • North Texas Longhorns
  • Denton County Rhinos
  • Rose City Crusaders
  • Diesel Express
  • Texas Bullets
  • Ft Worth Avengers
  • Lonestar Pitbulls
  • Arlington Bulldogs
  • Waco Predators
  • Lonestar Venom
  • North Texas Panthers
  • Texarkana Warriors
  • Port City Jaguars
  • Vernon Texans
  • Ellis County Rough Ryders
  • Dallas Jaguars

Lufkin Thunder is a AAA Minor League Pro Football team and our players are members of the Texas United Football League.