Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: De’Veon Smith

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19Mar 2019
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: De’Veon Smith

De’Veon Smith

Orlando Apollos running back De’Veon Smith received 9 carries for 39 yards (4.3 YPC) in the Apollos’ first loss of the season, a 22-17 defeat at the hands of the Arizona Hotshots.

HONORABLE MENTION

  • Matt Godin, DL (San Antonio Commanders): Godin made 1 tackle in a 37-6 win over the Atlanta Legends.
  • Ty Isaac, RB (Birmingham Iron): Isaac did not play in the 32-29 win over the San Diego Fleet.
  • Denard Robinson, RB (Atlanta Legends): Robinson had 3 carries for 14 yards in a 37-6 loss to the San Antonio Commanders.
  • Channing Stribling, CB (Memphis Express): Stribling made 1 tackle in a 22-9 loss to the Salt Lake Stallions. On a side note, the Express just signed Johnny Manziel, so they’re now my least favorite AAF team.
12Mar 2019
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: De’Veon Smith

De’Veon Smith was the Orlando Apollos’ leading rusher with 14 carries for 119 yards (8.5 YPC) in a 31-14 win over the Birmingham Iron. He was the only player in the whole league to top 89 yards this week.

HONORABLE MENTION

  • Matt Godin, DL (San Antonio Commanders): Godin made 1 tackle in a 29-25 win over the Arizona Hotshots.
  • Ty Isaac, RB (Birmingham Iron): I saw Isaac standing on the sideline in street clothes for the 31-14 loss to the Apollos.
  • Denard Robinson, RB (Atlanta Legends): Robinson had 1 carry for -6 yards and 1 catch for 9 yards in the 23-20 win over the Memphis Express.
  • Channing Stribling, CB (Memphis Express): Stribling made 2 tackles in the 23-20 loss to the Legends.
5Mar 2019
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Denard Robinson

Denard Robinson (image via Twitter)

Atlanta Legends running back Denard Robinson carried the ball 10 times for 43 yards, including one direct snap, and he caught 1 pass for 4 yards. Those carries included a 9-yard touchdown on an option run. The Legends beat the Arizona Hotshots by a score of 14-11.

HONORABLE MENTION

De’Veon Smith, RB (Orlando Apollos): Smith had 12 carries for 51 yards in a 20-11 win over the Salt Lake Stallions.

Channing Stribling, CB (Memphis Express): Stribling made 1 tackle in a 26-23 win over the San Diego Fleet.

27Feb 2019
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: De’Veon Smith

De’Veon Smith (image via Hartford Courant)

Orlando Apollos running back De’Veon Smith had the best game of his professional career with 8 carries for 52 yards, including a nice 28-yard run. The Apollos stayed undefeated with a 21-17 win over the Memphis Express.

HONORABLE MENTION

Ty Isaac, RB (Birmingham Iron): Isaac had 1 carry for 3 yards and 1 catch for 9 yards in a 28-12 win over the Atlanta Legends.

Denard Robinson, RB (Atlanta Legends): Robinson had 3 carries for 7 yards and 2 catches for -2 yards in a 28-12 loss to the Iron.

Channing Stribling, CB (Memphis Express): Stribling made 1 tackles in the 21-17 loss to the Apollos.

19Feb 2019
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Channing Stribling

Channing Stribling

Memphis Express cornerback Channing Stribling had another solid outing in week two and appears to be one of the top defensive players in the league. He made 5 tackles, 3 pass breakups, and 1 interception in a 20-18 loss to the Arizona Hotshots.

OTHERS

Matt Godin, DT (San Antonio Commanders): Godin made 1 tackle and 1 pass breakup in a 37-29 loss to the Orlando Apollos.

Ty Isaac, RB (Birmingham Iron): Isaac had 1 carry for 2 yards and 2 catches for 4 yards in a 12-9 win over the Salt Lake Stallions.

Denard Robinson, RB (Atlanta Legends): Robinson was inactive for the Legends’ 24-12 loss to the San Diego Fleet.

De’veon Smith, RB (Orlando Apollos): Smith had 4 carries for 4 yards and 1 touchdown, along with 2 catches for 10 yards, in the Apollos’ 37-29 win over the San Antonio Commanders. He now has 2 rushing touchdowns through two weeks.