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All-Arena Fullback Returns to Jacksonville

December 9, 2016 - JACKSONVILLE - The Jacksonville Sharks announced today that fullback Derrick Ross has been signed to the Jacksonville roster for the upcoming 2017 season. Derrick "The Boss" Ross (6'0", 250) is the Arena Football League's leading fullback since joining the league in 2011, earning First Team All-Arena honors in each of his five AFL seasons. Ross has a career 3,245 rushing yards and 195 rushing touchdowns to his name, leading the AFL in all rushing categories. Ross led the league with 108 carri... Full Story

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Sharks Set for Eight Home Games at Sea Best Field

December 8, 2016 - JACKSONVILLE - The Jacksonville Sharks of the National Arena League announced their 2017 schedule. This year marks the eighth season for the Sharks and first season with the newly formed National Arena League. The 2017 schedule fits a March to June window with a postseason format that will result in two first-round playoff games, followed by a bye week before the NAL championship game, scheduled for the second weekend in July. The Sharks will begin the 2017 season on the road against the Columbu... Full Story

Sharks add a pair of Receivers to the 2017 roster

December 7, 2016 - JACKSONVILLE - The Jacksonville Sharks announced today that wide receiver Tarrell Downing and Corey Alberty have been signed to the Jacksonville roster for the upcoming 2017 season. Tarrell Downing (6'0", 195) joins the Sharks for his first season with the team and first season in the National Arena League. During his professional career, Downing played wide receiver and kick returner for both the AAA Professional Football League (APFL) and the Champions Professional Indoor Football League (C... Full Story

Sharks Acquire IFL Rookie of the Year Jabari Gorman

December 6, 2016 - JACKSONVILLE - The Jacksonville Sharks announced today that defensive back Jabari Gorman has been assigned to the Jacksonville roster for the 2017 season. Jabari Gorman (5'11",190) will begin his first year with the Sharks, and is the first non-returning player to join the Sharks roster since the team's decision to move the National Arena League. Prior to the Sharks, Jabari Gorman played for the Nebraska Danger of the Indoor Football League recording 125 tackles, ranking second on the t... Full Story

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