TULSA, Okla. – Arizona Rattlers QB NICK DAVILA has been named the National Guard MVP of the Week for his performance in Week 12 of the 2011 AFL season, as voted on by fans.
In a close race, Davila received 45 percent of the fans’ votes on Facebook.com.
In Week 12, Davila led the Rattlers to their ninth victory of the season by overcoming the Cleveland Gladiators, 63-42. Davila was nearly perfect, completing 25-of-30 passes for eight touchdowns and 263 yards.
The Rattlers (9-2) will travel to Utah to take on the Blaze (5-5) in Week 13 on Saturday, June 4 at 9 p.m. EST.
Other candidates for the award included Iowa QB Brad Banks and San Jose QB Mark Grieb.
About the Arizona Rattlers
The Rattlers’ next home game is Saturday, June 11 against the Iowa Barnstormers at the US Airways Center; kickoff is slated for 7:00pm (AZ TIME). The game will be televised at 7:30 p.m. on Fox Sports Arizona. The Arizona Rattlers are a proud member of the Arena Football League, which is in its 24th season with 18 franchises from coast to coast.