- The Houston Ducks faced the defending DTFA champions, Texas Spartans, in the 2017 DTFA Championship. The Ducks suffered a week 5 loss to the Spartans earlier in the season. Ducks came out strong with a interception by Kolby Griffin, that resulted in a 1 yard QB sneak by QB Chris Byrd. Down 12-9 with less than 2 minutes left in the 4th qrt. 4th down and 6 yards to go! QB Chris Byrd hits WR William “#Stephcurry ” Craft on a 15 yard pass. The following play, QB Chris Byrd keeps the play alive and hooks up with WR Darryl Stonum, on a jump ball, to take the lead in the 4th. After going up 15-12 with 43 seconds left in the game. Our Defensive line came through once again! DE DeMarcus Daughtry with the sack, DT Cody Lewellyn with the force fumble, and DE Sackie Kerkulah with the fumble recovery to seal the 1st minor professional championship for the Houston Ducks!