Phoenix, Ariz. – The Arena Football League (AFL) just announced that the five-time world champion Arizona Rattlers have seven players make the 2016 All-Arena team, six of whom were on first team, one on second team.
QB Nick Davila
FB Mykel Benson
C Jordan Mudge
WR Rod Windsor
DL Damien Borel
MLB Tyre Glasper
NG Dimetrio Tyson
QB Nick Davila (6-foot-3, 220, Cincinnati): Davila led the league in both passing touchdowns (110) and completion percentage (69.6 percent). He was also in the top three in passing yards (4,198), average yards per game (262.4), pass efficiency (125.1), and completions (353).
FB Mykel Benson (6-foot, 275, Florida A&M): Benson tied for the league lead in touchdowns (20) and was part of a dominant pass protection that only allowed eight sacks all season.
C Jordan Mudge (6-foot-4, 320, Nevada): Mudge was an integral part of the Rattlers pass protection stifling pass protection.
WR Rod Windsor (6-foot-2, 205, Western New Mexico): Windsor was second in the league in receptions (145), reception yards (1,667), reception touchdowns (48), receptions per game (9.1), and reception yards per game (104.2).
DL Damien Borel (6-foot-4, 300, Butte Community College): Borel was second in the league in sacks (6.5), and forth overall in tackles for loss (7.5).
MLB Tyre Glasper (6-foot-3, 265, North Carolina A&T): This is Glasper’s second straight first team All-Arena selection. He had 24.5 tackles and four sacks.
NG Dimetrio Tyson (6-foot-2, 275, Jacksonville State): Tyson was the only Rattlers’ rookie to make the All-Arena team. He was third in the league in sacks (6) and in tackles for loss (8).
For the entire All-Arena team, visit Arenafootball.com.
About the Arizona Rattlers
The Arizona Rattlers have won five ArenaBowl championship games and are proud members of the Arena Football League (AFL). ArenaBowl XXVII marked the team’s ninth appearance in the Championship game, winning in 2014, 2013, 2012, 1997 and 1994. For tickets, call 602-514-TDTD (8383), or visit www.azrattlers.com.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 13th, 2016
Contact: Peter Garbow, (989) 395-3789, firstname.lastname@example.org
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