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Wednesday, June 25, 2008
Three Predators headline all-rookie squad

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The Orlando Predators led all AFL teams with three players on this year's All-Rookie Team.

Orlando placed FB Odie Armstrong, OL Bobby Harris and DB Ahmad Carroll on the squad while Chicago, Colorado, Grand Rapids and New York each placed two players on the team.

Chicago Rush WR Donovan Morgan led all rookies in receptions (113), receiving yards (1,300) and first downs (78) while Georgia Force WR Tiger Jones led all rookies in scoring (30 TDs, 180 points).

New York Dragons DB Levy Brown led all rookies in tackles (93.5) and passes defended (13) to lead one of the AFL's top-ranked defensive teams.

Grand Rapids WR/DB Chris Martin recorded 85.0 tackles, five passes defended, four fumble recoveries and two interceptions on defense while setting the single-season rookie kickoff return record in returns (82) and yards (1,663).

AFL 2008 All-Rookie Team
Player Position Team
D. Bryant Quarterback Kansas City Brigade
Odie Armstrong Fullback Orlando Predators
Beau Elliott Center Chicago Rush
Atlas Herrion Offensive lineman Arizona Rattlers
Bobby Harris Offensive lineman Orlando Predators
Tiger Jones Wide receiver Georgia Force
Chad Owens Wide receiver Colorado Crush
Donovan Morgan Wide receiver Chicago Rush
Farouk Adelekan Defensive lineman New York Dragons
Maurice Fountain Defensive lineman Utah Blaze
John Syptak Defensive lineman Colorado Crush
Michael McFadden Mack linebacker Grand Rapids Rampage
Norman LeJune Jack linebacker New Orleans VooDoo
Levy Brown Defensive back New York Dragons
Ahmad Carroll Defensive back Orlando Predators
Chris Martin Defensive back Grand Rapids Rampage
Connor Hughes Kicker Philadelphia Soul