Atlanta FaZe – Team Breakdown. Call Of Duty League Esport Inaugural Series

Atlanta FaZe – Team Breakdown. Call Of Duty League Esport Inaugural Series
Credit: Atlanta FaZe

The inaugural season of Call of Duty League is set to get underway on January 24, 2020.
Call of Duty League is an international, city-based league with 12 city teams competing, hailing from four different countries. Competitors will be facing off in the popular first-person shooter video game Call of Duty.

Here is a breakdown for the Call of Duty League team representing Atlanta.

Team Name: Atlanta FaZe

City: Atlanta, Georgia USA


Tyler “aBeZy” Pharris
Team Codename: FaZe aBeZy
Birthplace: United States
Birthday: November 3, 1999
Twitter: @aBeZy
Team Role: SMG Slayer
Accomplishments: aBeZy is a 2019 World Champion.

McArthur “Cellium” Jovel
Codename: FaZe Cellium
Birthplace: United States
Birthdate: December 24, 2000
Twitter: @Cellium
Team Role: AR Slayer
Accomplishments: Cellium has competed for five different teams, which is impressive for his age.

Chris “Simp” Lehr
Codename: FaZe Simp
Birthplace: United States
Birthday: February 6, 2001
Twitter: @SimpXO
Team Role: SMG Player
Accomplishments: Simp is a 2019 World Champion and 2019 World Champion MVP.

Michael “MajorManiak” Szymaniak
Codename: FaZe Maniak
Birthplace: United States
Birthday: March 31, 1998
Twitter: @majormaniak
Team Role: AR Slayer
Accomplishments: MajorManiak has been a part of eight COD teams.

Preston “Priestahh” Greiner
Codename: FaZe Priestahh
Birthplace: United States
Birthday: June 27, 1998
Twitter: @Priestahh
Team Role: Player
Accomplishments: Priestahh has played for over ten COD teams.

James “Crowder” Crowder
Codename: FaZe Crowder
Birthplace: United States
Born: August 23, 1994
Twitter: @JamesCrowder
Team Role: Head Coach
Accomplishments: Crowder won a World Championship in 2015. 2019 Coach of the Year for 100 Thieves team, as he led them to victory at the CWL Anaheim and CWL London events.

Here is Atlanta FaZe’s roster introduction video:

Owners of the Team: Atlanta Esports Ventures (Owners of Atlanta franchise competing in the Overwatch League) and FaZe Clan (esports organization, who owns pro teams competing in Fortnite, Counter-Strike Global Offensive, FIFA, Tom Clancys Rainbow Six and PUBG.)

The Atlanta FaZe logo is an A and F, each on a 45-degree angle with the inside part of the letter running parallel with the other letter. The letters are red with white trim and a black backdrop.
The red, black, and white colors coincide with FaZe Clan. The logo pays respect to Atlanta’s rich culture as well as crediting Atlanta Esports Ventures with the work they’ve done forwarding esports in the state of Georgia.

Official Website:

Social Media Handles:
• Twitter: @ATLFaZe
• Instagram: @ATLCOD
• Facebook: Atlanta FaZe
• YouTube: Atlanta FaZe
• Discord: ATLCod

The first season of Call of Duty League will start on January 24, 2020, at the Minneapolis Armory in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where the Minnesota Røkkr will be hosting the first event. Competitors will be playing the freshly launched Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.