Blackjacks Place Four on All-Arena Teams
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - In their inaugural season, the Atlantic City Blackjacks had four players named to the Arena Football League's 2019 All-Arena teams. Receivers Antwane Grant and LaMark Brown, defensive end Monte Lewis, and kicker Mark Lewis were all second-team selections.
In his rookie campaign, Grant caught 72 passes for a team-high 959 receiving yards. His 15 touchdowns ranked second on the Blackjacks behind fellow second-team selection Brown. The five-year veteran earned the first All-Arena nod of his career, finishing with 793 yards and 19 scores.
Defensively, Monte Lewis was honored after a season in which he registered a team-high four sacks. Rounding out the team's All-Arena selections was Mark Lewis. A two-time AFL Kicker of the Year recipient, Lewis made 93% of his extra point attempts this season and had four successful onside kicks.
The full first and second team selections are attached while the schedule of remaining AFL awards can be found below. Players will be honored at the AFL Award Ceremony on August 10th. More details on the ceremony will be available shortly.
8/2/19 Friday Offensive Lineman of the Year
8/2/19 Friday Defensive Lineman of the Year
8/5/19 Monday Receiver of the Year
8/5/19 Monday Defensive Back of the Year
8/6/19 Tuesday Kicker of the Year
8/6/19 Tuesday Rookie of the Year
8/7/19 Wednesday Support Staff & Officials of the Year
8/8/19 Thursday Assistant Coach of the Year
8/8/19 Thursday Head Coach of the Year
8/9/19 Friday Offensive Player of the Year
8/9/19 Friday MVP
8/9/19 Friday Defensive Player of the Year
Fans can secure their season tickets for the Atlantic City Blackjacks with a $50 deposit per seat ($75 for VIP seats) by calling 609-783-9494 or by going to ACBlackjacks.com. A team representative will contact those that have submitted a deposit within a week to select your specific seats, which will be done in order in which deposits were received.
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