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.
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.
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.