Defensive Player of the Week: John Hardy-Tuliau (DB, Spokane Empire)The Spokane Empire won their third game in a row as they took down the Salt Lake Scraming Eagles 53-36 in Week 6 action. DB John Hardy-Tuliau (6'0, University of Hawaii) made plays all over the field to help the Empire. Hardy-Tuliau made one of the rarest plays in football as early in the third quarter he returned a blocked extra point 48 yards to give the Empire two extra points. He then continued that astounding play throughout the game as he led the team in with nine tackles, one interception, a pass breakup. Hardy-Tuliau effectively sealed the victory for the Empire as his late game interception ended the Screaming Eagles last drive of the game. The Empire host the Nebraska Danger in Week 7.
Honorable Mention: J'Vontez Blackmon (DB, Sioux Falls Storm), Demetruce McNeal (DB, Nebraska Danger), Eze Obiora (DL, Nebraska Danger), Jourdan Wickliffe (DB, Cedar Rapids Titans).
Special Teams Player of the Week: Josh Gable (K, Nebraska Danger)
The Nebraska Danger defeated the Colorado Crush 55-23 in Week 6 ending their two game slide. Kicker Josh Gable put in one of the most consistent performances of the season as he was a perfect 9 of 9 on his kicking attempts during the game. Gable converted a perfect seven of seven PAT attempts while also converting a perfect two of two field goal attempts. In total Gable accounted for 13 total points to the Danger's tally. The Nebraska Danger travel to face the Spokane Empire in Week 7.
Honorable Mention: Trent Andres (K, Salt Lake Screaming Eagles), Ryan Balentine (KR, Iowa Barnstormers), Rockne Belmonte (K, Wichita Falls Nighthawks), Craig Peterson (K, Spokane Empire).