Written by Kayley Shade, Director of Social Media MarketingSioux Falls, SD -
The Sioux Falls Storm is proud to announce the signings of Korey Williams, Marcus Beaurem, Melvin German and John Haggerty for the 2017 Indoor Football League (IFL) season.
Williams (5'11, 185) joins Storm for his third season as a member of the IFL. During the 2016 season, Korey accumulated 18 touchdowns with 350 rushing yards on 66 carries. Williams also reeled in 52 receptions for 571 yards and ten touchdowns. Korey earned 2016 IFL Special Teams Player of the Year after gaining an astounding 934 yards and six touchdowns on returns. Williams was a two-time player of the week and earned All-IFL First-Team Special Teams honors in 2016.
Korey played collegiately at Northwestern Oklahoma State University. During his sophomore season, Williams caught 50 passes for 771 yards, averaged 15.4 yards per catch and 70.1 yards per game while scoring seven touchdowns. He was also a First-Team All-Conference receiver. Williams has also spent time with the Omaha Beef, Saskatchewan Roughriders and the BC Lions.
Beaurem (6'2, 190) will be returning to the Storm for his second season in the IFL. Marcus tallied six receptions for 105 yards and three touchdowns during the 2016 season. He also spent time with the Detroit Lions.
German (6'3, 215) joins the Storm for his second season in the IFL. Melvin played collegiately at Slippery Rock University where he appeared in 12 games and had 32 catches for 569 yards and seven touchdowns. He also completed 2 of 4 passes for 36 yards and 1 touchdown.
Haggerty (6'1, 190) will be joining the Sioux Falls Storm for the 2017 season. John has spent time with the Cleveland Browns, Chicago Bears and the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL).
"These gentlemen are playmakers and we are eager to see what they have in store this season," said Storm General Manager Tyler Pederson. "It will be exciting to watch."
2017 Sioux Falls Storm season tickets are now available for purchase. Visit www.siouxfallsstorm.com
to renew/purchase your tickets.