The Indoor Football League (IFL) is proud to announce the 2016 All-IFL First and Second Team selections.
The Sioux Falls Storm finished the 2016 season with a league best 15-1 record and lead the IFL with seven selections to the all-league teams. Stalwart Offensive Linemen Myniya Smith and Charlie Sanders paved the way for the Storm's league-leading rushing attack and have each been named to their sixth consecutive First Team All-IFL list. Joining Smith and Sanders on the First Team list are DL Brandon Peguese, LB Tyler Knight and KR Korey Williams. Knight led the IFL in tackles (169) while Williams led IFL in kick return touchdowns (6). DL Claude Davis and DB Elijah Fields each earned Second Team Honors.
In their first year of IFL play the Spokane Empire earned six selections to the All-IFL list. Explosive rookie RB Trevor Kennedy has been named First Team All-IFL after leading the IFL in rushing touchdowns with 28. OL Dave Lefotu paved the way for Kennedy and has also been honored with First-Team accolades. After leading the Empire in tackles (104) and interceptions (7) DB Robert Brown earned First Team honors. QB Charles Dowdell, DL Benjamin Perry and LB Nick Haag all take home Second Team honors.
The Cedar Rapids Titans and the Wichita Falls Nighthawks each placed five players on the All-IFL teams in 2016.
For the Titans, the team's ferocious pass rushing duo of DL Xzavie Jackson and DL Jermiah Price each earned First Team honors after combining for 27.5 sacks in 2015, OL A.J Harmon, LB Nikolas Sierra and four-time IFL Special Teams Player of the Week Nicholas Belcher earn Second Team honors.
Purchase the Conference Championship game tickets and get the United Bowl tickets for 50% off. The Storm will kickoff at 7:05pm on Saturday, July 16th for the Conference Championship game. United Bowl would be held Saturday, July 23rd and would kickoff at 7:05pm also.
Season ticket holders must renew their tickets by calling the Storm office at 605-274-6686 starting at 10AM - 5PM or emailing/mailing their renewal form in to Allison at the Storm office by June 30th at Noon. All season ticket holders that purchase the 2 game package will get a FREE Storm playoff t-shirt. Due to high call volume please leave a message and we will get back to you shortly.
Individual tickets for the Conference Championship game on July 16th will go on sale through ticketmaster.com and the Premier Center Box Office starting at 10am on July 1st.
Please send the following form to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to:
5000 S. Minnesota Ave., Suite 300
Sioux Falls, SD 57108