Date of Birth: 12/04/1981
Height: 5' 10" Weight: 192 lbs
College Experience: Sacramento State
Signed Through: 2009
Enters his third season in Arena Football and second with the Cleveland Gladiators…began his AFL career with the Austin Wranglers in 2007…was selected by the Gladiators in the 2007 AFL Dispersal Draft…has totaled 2,551 receiving yards in his first two seasons and 200 receptions…led the Arena Football League in total touchdowns in 2008, scoring 48 receiving touchdowns, one rushing and one missed field goal return.
Appeared in all 16 regular season games (all starts)…despite finishing second on the Gladiators with 112 catches, Amey led the AFL in total touchdowns with 50 (48 receiving, one rushing and one missed field goal return)…his 48 receiving touchdowns was second in the AFL behind Offensive Player of the Year - Chris Jackson of Philadelphia…he finished second on the team with 1,516 yards along with teammate Robert Redd, marking the third duo in franchise history to have two 1,000-yard receivers in the same season…in Week 7 & 8, he recorded back-to-back six touchdown games, at home versus Colorado and on the road at Los Angeles...was named All Arena Second Team for his efforts in the 2008 season and thanks to his contributions in the Cleveland Community, Amey was a finalist for the Al Lucas Hero Award.
POSTSEASON: Appeared in all three of the Gladiators playoff games, starting in each…totaled 22 receptions for 333 yards and five touchdowns…versus Orlando on June 30, finished second on the team with seven receptions for 119 yards and added two kick returns for 20 yards…added three touchdowns at Georgia on July 7 and scored grabbed two touchdowns in the National Conference Championship game versus Philadelphia.
3.3 vs. New York: Started at WR…recorded seven catches for a team-high 101 yards and two touchdowns…carried the ball four times for a net of zero and one touchdown…led the Gladiators in all-purpose yards with 177 (101 receiving, 58 kick returns, 18 field goal returns)…3.9 vs. Utah: Started at WR…caught four passes for 29 yards and two touchdowns and carried the ball four times for five yards…recorded 94 kickoff return yards on five returns, with a long of 37 yards…3.15 at Columbus: Started at WR…named Offensive Player of the Game after recording a game-high 238 all-purpose yards (71 receiving and 167 kickoff returns)…his receiving yards came on six catches…he led all Gladiators receivers with three touchdown receptions…3.21 at New Orleans: Started at WR…caught five passes for 49 yards…returned five kickoffs for 104 yards…totaled 153 yards of total offense…4.5 at Dallas: Started at WR…caught four passes for for 56 yards and two touchdowns…returned five kickoffs for 62 yards…finished with 118 all-purpose yards…4.11 vs. Colorado: Started at WR…put on an impressive performance, catching nine passes for 123 yards and a career-high six touchdowns en route to being named Offensive Player of the Game…also returned three kicks for 13 yards, finishing with a team high 138 all-purpose yards…4.19 at Los Angeles: Started at WR…had a career day, leading all receivers with 15 receptions (tying his career-high), for 208 yards and six touchdowns in the Gladiators victory…his six touchdowns was the second straight week to accomplish that feat…his 208 receiving yards were a career-high…also returned one missed field goal five yards to finish with 213 all-purpose yards, a season-high for the team…4.26 at New York: Started at WR…caught four passes for 38 yards and his team-leading 22nd touchdown…5.2 vs. Philadelphia: Started at WR…finished second on the team with seven receptions, good for 107 yards and four touchdowns in the Gladiators win over previously undefeated Philadelphia…also had a 28-yard missed field goal return and ran in a two-point conversion…5.9 vs. Orlando: Started at WR…had seven receptions for 78 yards and three touchdowns in the Gladiators 62-43 win over the Predators…5.17 at Colorado: Started at WR…recorded a game-high 131 yards receiving on nine catches…caught four touchdown passes, including the game-winner with 0:28 seconds left in the game...earned Offensive Player of the Game honors for his performance…5.23 at Tampa Bay: Started at WR…caught a 10-yard pass on the Gladiators first play from scrimmage, giving him 1,001 yards on the year…finished the game with eight catches for a game-high 106 yards…added two touchdown receptions in the loss…5.31 vs. Dallas: Started at WR…finished second on the team with nine receptions for a game-high 132 yards and four touchdowns in the loss…was his fifth game of the season with at least four touchdown receptions…6.7 vs. Chicago: Started at WR…led the Gladiators with six catches, 125 yards and three touchdowns on offense, and also returned a missed field goal 50 yards for a score on the way to being name Ironman of the Game for the first time this season…it was the first touchdown on a missed field goal return in franchise history…his six receptions made him the second Gladiators receiver to reach 100 catches this season…6.14 at Philadelphia: Started at WR…caught a team-high nine passes for 91 yards and four touchdowns in the loss…6.21 vs. Columbus: Started at WR…caught three passes, two of which were touchdowns, for 71 yards…set a Gladiators franchise record with his 50th total touchdown of the season.
PLAYOFFS: 6.30 vs. Orlando: Started at WR…finished second on the team with seven receptions for 119 yards…also returned two kicks for 20 yards to total 139 all-purpose yards in the win…7.7 at Georgia: Started at WR…caught six passes for 130 and three touchdowns in the win…his 130 yards led the team...7.12 at Philadelphia: Started at WR...caught nine passes for 85 yards and two touchdowns in the loss.
Appeared in all 16 regular season games with the Wranglers…offensively, carried the ball 26 times for 51 yards and 10 touchdowns…averaged a touchdown on every 2.6 carries…scored the winning touchdown in Week 8 over the New Orleans VooDoo with a three yard run in overtime…as a receiver, finished third on the team in receptions with 88, recording 1,036 yards and 18 touchdowns…his 1,036 yards and 18 receiving touchdowns ranked him second on the team in each category…finished second on the team in points with 174…added a fumble recovery for a touchdown in a week 14 win over the New York Dragons…had his finest receiving day as a Wrangler on June 17 at New Orleans, recording career-bests with 15 catches and 128 yards, while tying a career-best three touchdowns receiving…also added two rushing touchdowns versus the VooDoo…recorded 1,738 all-purpose yards in 2007, combining his rushing, receiving, and return yards.
OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Signed as an undrafted free agent with the San Francisco 49ers as a punt returner for the 2005-06 season…appeared in 11 games with the 49ers…in his NFL debut, he scored on a 75-yard punt return against the St. Louis Rams, becoming the first 49er since 1993 to score the first time he ever touched the ball…was waived by the 49ers before the start of the 2006-07 season.
One of the most prolific players to come out of Sacramento State…earned All-American honors twice in his collegiate career…finished at Sacramento State with 4,049 career receiving yards, 248 career receptions and 27 career touchdowns…tallied 13 games of 100-yards or more receiving…holds the Hornets record with 15 catches in a single-game set on October 30, 2004 at Eastern Washington…finished with 6,343 career all-purpose yards and 76 receptions in 2004… holds all major Hornets receiving and return records including: career receptions (248), career receiving TDs (27), season receptions (76), receptions in a single-game (15), career kickoff return yards (1,687), career punt return for touchdown (90 yards) and most punt returns in a season (33)…led the team in all-purpose yards, kick returns, receiving yards and punt returns all four years.
Full name is Fred Otis Holmes Amey…named after his grandfather…his brother Vince Amey played at Arizona State University and was a member of the Oakland Raiders and the AFL’s Arizona Rattlers…regularly volunteers at an elementary school with autistic children…attended James Logan High School in Union City, CA…lettered in football and track…during his senior season of football, he was an All-Mission Valley Athletic League selections, guiding his team to the league championship.
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