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Khreem Smith Earns ADT Defensive Player of the Week Honors

July 19, 2005 - arenafootball2 (af2) - Memphis Xplorers News Release

Southaven, MS-Defensive Specialist Khreem Smith of the Memphis Xplorers earned ADT Defensive Player of the Week Honors. Smith helped the Xplorers defeat the Manchester Wolves 83-26 Saturday night at the DeSoto Civic Center

Smith recorded two sacks on Manchester's quarterback Jake Eaton. He added three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries. One of those recovered fumbles came in the endzone, which resulted in a Memphis touchdown.

This is second time this season that Smith has won the award. In week 1 against the Bossier-Shreveport Battle Wings, Smith picked up three sacks, including one safety. This is the third time this season that an Xplorer has taken home ADT Defensive Player of the Week. Dahnel Singfield won the award in week 12.

"I thought that Khreem played a great defensive game on Saturday," said Xplorers Head Coach Danton Barto. "He was a big part of the win for us."

The Xplorers are 2005 Mid West Division Champions, a first in franchise history. Memphis' next game is Saturday night at 9:30pm against the Central Valley Coyotes. All Xplorers games can be heard on SportsRadio WMC The Mighty 790 AM. The next Xplorers home game is Saturday, July 30th against the Bossier-Shreveport Battle Wings. Single game tickets start as low as $7 and can be purchased by calling 662-342-1755, visiting the DeSoto Civic Center box office, or by logging onto www. TicketMaster.com today. Memphis Xplorers Arena Football! Back in Black!

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