Linebacker/defensive end Jayden Dobbs is now a member of the Salina Liberty.

Dobbs (6-1, 225) is a native of Athens, Wis., and played four seasons at Wisconsin-Eau Claire (2012-15) where he finished with 140 career tackles, including 17 tackles for losses and 5.5 quarterback sacks.

Dobbs played for the Cineplexx Blue Devils in the Austrian Football League in 2017 and led the league in tackles.

Dobbs and the Liberty open their fourth season on March 16 with a preseason game against the KC Marshals at Tony's Pizza Event Center, followed by a regular season road game at Amarillo on March 23.

Salina will be part of the CIF's Northern Conference with the Wichita Force, Sioux City Bandits and Omaha Beef. The Southern Conference features the Amarillo Venom, Oklahoma Flying Aces, Duke City Gladiators and Texas Revolution. The Liberty will play a 12-game regular season schedule in 2019.