OurSports Central Names UFL Players of the Weekby Fran Stuchbury
October 24, 2011 - United Football League (UFL)
Rhodes carried the ball 27 times for 90 yards with one touchdown and added four receptions for nine yards in the Destroyers 17-3 victory over the Las Vegas Locomotives. Rhodes played nine seasons in the NFL, eight with the Indianapolis Colts and one season with the Oakland Raiders from 2001-10.
Rouse had four total tackles, two pass breakups and three interceptions, one returned 60 yards for a touchdown in the championship game. Rouse played three seasons in the NFL with the Green Bay Packers and New York Giants from 2007 to 2009.
Smith had three punt returns for 69 yards, one of them 60-yard effort, and two kickoff returns for 57 yards in the title game victory. Smith played three seasons in the NFL with Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Miami Dolphins and Cleveland Browns from 2008 to 2010.
Week One - Virginia's Dominic Rhodes (offensive), Sacramento's Maurice Crum (defensive), Las Vegas' Aaron Pettrey (special teams)
Week Two - Virginia's Chris Greisen (offensive), Virginia's Tony Taylor (defensive), Virginia's Delbert Alvarado (special teams)
Week Three - Omaha's Chris Davis (offensive), Omaha's Stewart Schweigert (defensive), Omaha's Jeff Wolfert (special teams)
Week Four - Virginia's Dominic Rhodes (offensive), Virginia's Tony Taylor (defensive), Las Vegas' Clint Stitser (special teams)
Week Five - Sacramento's McLeod Bethel Thompson (offensive), Sacramento's Mike Tauiliili (defensive), Virginia's Matt Henry (special teams)
Championship Game - Virginia's Dominic Rhodes (offensive), Virginia's Aaron Rouse (defensive), Virginia's Clifton Smith (special teams)
The OurSports Central United Football League Players of the Week are chosen by the staff of OurSports Central and UFL writer Fran Stuchbury.
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