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Otis Amey and Marlion Jackson Earn League Honors

By: Phil Tesar
06/25/2008 1:22 PM -
CLEVELAND – The Arena Football League announced today that Cleveland Gladiators (9-7) FB MARLION JACKSON and WR OTIS AMEY have been named to the All-Arena First and Second Team, respectively.
 
Jackson (6-1, 255, Saginaw Valley State) started all 16 games for the Gladiators and led the AFL in rushing attempts (108), yards (356) and rushing first downs (43) in his fifth season in the league. He also tied Torrance Marshall of the Tampa Bay Storm for the league-lead with 23 rushing touchdowns on the year, leading to his All-Arena First Team honors.
 
Amey (5-10, 192, Sacramento State) started all 16 games for Cleveland and led the AFL in scoring with 302 total points, total touchdowns scored (50, 48 receiving, one rushing, one missed field goal return) and ranked second in the league with 48 receiving touchdowns. His two-touchdown performance in the season finale broke the franchise records for points in a season and total touchdowns scored in a single-season.
 
2008 ALL-ARENA FIRST TEAM
 
POSITION
PLAYER
TEAM
Quarterback
Matt D’Orazio
Philadelphia
Fullback
Marlion Jackson
Cleveland
Center
Will Rabatin
Columbus
Offensive Lineman
Phil Bogle
Philadelphia
Offensive Lineman
Martin Bibla
Philadelphia
Wide Receiver
Chris Jackson
Philadelphia
Wide Receiver
Huey Whittaker
Utah
Wide Receiver
T.T. Toliver
Orlando
Defensive Lineman
Aaron McConnell
Colorado
Defensive Lineman
Colston Weatherington
Dallas
Defensive Lineman
Henry Taylor
New York
Mack Linebacker
Steve Watson
San Jose
Jack Linebacker
DeJuan Alfonzo
Chicago
Defensive Back
Dennison Robinson
Chicago
Defensive Back
Marquis Floyd
San Jose
Defensive Back
Billy Parker
New York
Kicker
A.J. Haglund
San Jose
 

 2008 ALL-ARENA SECOND TEAM
 
POSITION
PLAYER
TEAM
Quarterback
Joe Germaine
Utah
Fullback
Brian Johnson
San Jose
Center
Kyle Moore-Brown
Colorado
Offensive Lineman
Howard Duncan
Columbus
Offensive Lineman
Shane Grice
Georgia
Wide Receiver
Otis Amey
Cleveland
Wide Receiver
Kenny Higgins
Grand Rapids
Wide Receiver
Damian Harrell
Chicago
Defensive Lineman
Bryan Save
Philadelphia
Defensive Lineman
Gabe Nyenhuis
Philadelphia
Defensive Lineman
Tim McGill
Tampa Bay
Mack Linebacker
Duke Pettijohn
Dallas
Jack Linebacker
Norman LeJeune
New Orleans
Defensive Back
Clevan Thomas
San Jose
Defensive Back
Eddie Moten
Philadelphia
Defensive Back
Kenny McEntyre
Orlando
Kicker
Remy Hamilton
Dallas


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