Phoenix, Ariz. – The Arena Football League (AFL) just announced that the Arizona Rattlers’ defensive back Jeremy Kellem has earned the 2015 GoRVing Defensive Back of the Year award. This is the second consecutive season a Rattler has earned this honor (Marquis Floyd earned this honor in 2014).
Kellem, who has been with the Rattlers since 2013, has had the best season of his career. In the 2015 regular season, he led the AFL in interceptions with 14, as well as passes defended with 48 (2.67 passes defended per game). Kellem also led the Rattlers in tackles with 95.5, as well as fumbles recovered with four.
The 5-foot-10, 195- pound Kellem also had a very productive postseason. He had four passes defended, which included one interception as well as 10.5 tackles and one fumble recovery.
The official announcement can be found HERE.
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