Haglund Adds To Impressive Resume
OKLAHOMA CITY - Players with Oklahoma ties continue to impress in the Arena Football League. A.J. Haglund (University of Central Oklahoma) and Torrance Marshall (University of Oklahoma) have each won AFL Player of the Month honors for their outstanding efforts in the month of April.
Former Oklahoma City Yard Dawg, A.J. Haglund, was selected as the AFL Kicker of the Month during his second season with the San Jose SaberCats. He connected on 24-of-29 PATs and converted a League best 7-of-8 field goal attempts for a League leading 45 points (kickers) during April. In 2007, Haglund earned AFL Rookie of the Year honors after earning af2 Kicker of the Year accolades in 2006. He attended the University of Central Oklahoma prior to joining the Yard Dawgz.
Former University of Oklahoma star, FB/LB Torrance Marshall currently plays for the AFL's Tampa Bay Storm and earned Ironman of the Month honors. Marshall recorded three touchdowns on offense along with nine tackles and 1.5 tackles for loss on defense in four April games. While with the Sooners, Marshall was a third-team All American as a senior and finished second on the team in total tackles. He was named MVP of the 2001 Orange Bowl in Oklahoma's defeat of Florida State University.
This Saturday, May 3rd, the Oklahoma City Yard Dawgz head to Amarillo to take on the Dusters. Kick-off is set for 7 p.m. and can be heard on JOX 930AM or at www.jox930.com. Each game can also be viewed by visiting www.af2.com and clicking on the af2TV link.
For more information, please visit www.okcyarddawgz.com or call 405.228.3294. For more on the AFL Player of the Month awards, please visit www.arenafootball.com.
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