Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: De’Veon Smith

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2Apr 2019
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: De’Veon Smith

Surprise, surprise! Orlando Apollos running back De’Veon Smith wins the award again after helping achieve a 34-31 victory over the Memphis Express. Smith had 10 carries for 27 yards (2.7 YPC), including a game-winning 1-yard touchdown run with 1:51 left in the contest.

HONORABLE MENTION

  • Matt Godin, DL (San Antonio Commanders): Godin made 2 tackles in a 23-6 loss to the Arizona Hotshots.
  • Ty Isaac, RB (Birmingham Iron): Isaac was a scratch.
  • Denard Robinson, RB (Atlanta Legends): Robinson had 1 carry for 1 yard in a 17-9 loss to the Birmingham Iron.
  • Channing Stribling, CB (Memphis Express): Stribling made 1 tackle in the 34-31 loss to the Apollos.
26Mar 2019
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: De’Veon Smith

De’Veon Smith

Smith is making this pretty much a one-man race during the AAF season. The Orlando Apollos’ De’Veon Smith ran 13 times for 40 yards (3.1 YPC) and 3 touchdowns (1 yard, 1 yard, 4 yards) and 1 catch for 0 yards. The Apollos won over the Atlanta Legends, 36-6.

HONORABLE MENTION

  • Matt Godin, DT (San Antonio Commanders): Godin made 1 tackle in a 19-15 win over the Salt Lake Stallions.
  • Ty Isaac, RB (Birmingham Iron): Isaac did not play in the Iron’s 31-25 loss to the Memphis Express.
  • Denard Robinson, RB (Atlanta Legends): Robinson had 2 carries for 4 yards and 2 catches for 21 yards in the 36-6 loss to Orlando.
  • Channing Stribling, CB (Memphis Express): Stribling made 2 tackles in a 31-25 win over the Birmingham Iron.

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.
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.