Gladiators Add K Deighton

CLEVELAND - The Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League, presented by Unique Home Solutions, were assigned K Ben Deighton, the team announced Thursday.

Deighton, 23, joins the Gladiators for his rookie season in the AFL and will kick this weekend in Tampa Bay when Cleveland takes on the Storm.

The 6’3”, 200 lb. kicker played one collegiate season at Eastern Kentucky University after capping a four-year soccer career at Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, OH.

Deighton is a native of Richfield, OH.

Additionally, the Gladiators also announced they have placed OL Jesse Somsel on recallable reassignment.

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