Omar Ureña Jiménez (Chicago)
Football journalist, radio host and football coach
Omar Ureña is a former offensive guard for the University of Mexico’s Cóndores from 1992 to 1996, selected three times for the ‘Classic’ Bowl Game, Ureña played offensive line for Mexico’s Horda Dorada (“Golden Horde”), the University of Mexico semi pro football team from 2006 to 2008, and was a Mexico Football Hall of Fame inductee in 2015. Omar Ureña has been since 2017 a radio host for Lumpen Radio, WLPN LP 105.5 FM, Chicago. Ureña is editor of Graficosports.com, the only Spanish written media outlet part of Notre Dame football media list. Founded in 2016 the Chicago Restaurant Flag Football League, a co-ed tournament for the industry workers in Humboldt Park, the league had 90 players in six teams.
Odín García García (Cabo San Lucas)
Speed and strength coach, CEO Cabo Flag Football League, 2015 Mexico Football Hall of Fame Inductee
RB 29 UNAM Condors (1992-1996), Nyk-ping Baltic Beast (1997). Odín García García played college football for the University of Mexico Condors from 1992 to 1996, was selected to play the All Stars Classic Bowl in 1993, 1994, 1995 and 1996. During his time at the Condors he ran 1,100 yards on kickoff returns. From 1992 to 1996 he was number one in yards combined with 2,847 yards. Among his most spectacular comebacks is the 70-yard punt return at the Authentic Tigers’ home in 1996. In Cholula, in the 1994 semi-final against the UDLAP Aztecs Odin ran for 155 yards on kickoff returns. His 16-touchdown record in Mexico’s College Football was partly because he was one of the most disciplined players in the gym, being a member of the “Black Zone” in the Condors’ gym during his 5 years. Thanks to his work at the gym, University of Colorado coach Doc Kreis named Odin his special guest at the University of Colorado Buffs spring camp in 1997. That same year he received an invitation to play semi-professional football in Sweden, in 7 games with the team of “Nyk’ping Baltic Beast” Odin ran for more than 1,100 yards and scored 21 touchdowns. He now resides in Los Cabos with his two children: Stella and Ian.