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Three Soul Players Receive All-Arena Honors

June 28, 2007 - Arena Football League (1987-2008) (AFL I) - Philadelphia Soul News Release

PHILADELPHIA -The Arena Football League announced today that Philadelphia Soul OL Phil Bogle and DB Eddie Moten were named to the All-Arena First Team, while OL Mike Mabry was named to the All-Arena Second Team.

Bogle (6'3", 322, New Haven), who was also elected to the All-Rookie Team, started all 16 regular season games for the Soul. He has been recognized as an intricate part of the offensive line and has been miked up by ESPN for two of the six televised games. As part of the offensive line, he has protected for four different quarterbacks this season. Before being acquired by the Soul, he spent four seasons in the NFL and NFL Europe. Bogle was drafted in 2003 by the San Diego Chargers.

Moten (5'10", 185, Texas A&M Kingsville), who also received All-Arena First Team honors last year, finished the regular season third in interceptions with nine and tallied 89 total tackles, 24 breakups and one forced fumble. Three of his interceptions were returned for touchdowns to lead the League. He also led the League in passes defended with 33 (nine interceptions, 24 breakups) and ranked third in the League in missed field goal returns with five. Moten was recognized as the ADT Defensive Player of the Game the first four games of the season and once again in Week 12. He also received League honors as Defensive Player of the Week twice.

Mabry (6'1", 302, Central Florida) started all 16 regular season games and has been a crucial part of the team this season at the center position for the Soul. As the only veteran offensive lineman coming into this season, he has become one of the leaders of the offensive line along with Bogle and Martin Bibla. Mabry attended training camp with the Cleveland Browns following his first season in the AFL with the Soul and returned back to Philadelphia for his second season this year.

2007 ALL-ARENA FIRST TEAM

POSITION, PLAYER, TEAM

Quarterback, Chris Greisen, Georgia

Fullback, Dan Alexander, Nashville

Center, Kyle Moore-Brown, Colorado

Offensive Lineman, Phil Bogle, Philadelphia

Offensive Lineman, Devin Wyman, Dallas

Wide Receiver, Chris Jackson, Georgia

Wide Receiver, Bobby Sippio, Chicago

Wide Receiver, Siaha Burley, Utah

Defensive Lineman, Greg White, Orlando

Defensive Lineman, Colston Weatherington, Dallas

Defensive Lineman, LaKendrick Jones, Columbus

Mack Linebacker, Duke Pettijohn, Dallas

Jack Linebacker, DeJuan Alfonzo, Chicago

Defensive Back, Eddie Moten, Philadelphia

Defensive Back, Ahmad Hawkins, Nashville

Defensive Back, Clevan Thomas, San Jose

Kicker, Mark Lewis, Austin

2007 ALL-ARENA SECOND TEAM

POSITION, PLAYER, TEAM

Quarterback, Clint Dolezel, Dallas

Fullback, Josh White, Dallas

Center, Mike Mabry, Philadelphia

Offensive Lineman, Marcus Keys, Georgia

Offensive Lineman, Terrance Dotsy, Dallas

Wide Receiver, Damian Harrell, Colorado

Wide Receiver, Troy Bergeron, Georgia

Wide Receiver, James Roe, San Jose

Defensive Lineman, Jermaine Smith, Georgia

Defensive Lineman, Ron Jones, San Jose

Defensive Lineman, Silas Demary, Los Angeles

Mack Linebacker, Umar Muhammad, Georgia

Jack Linebacker, Lawrence Samuels, Tampa Bay

Defensive Back, Rashad Floyd, Colorado

Defensive Back, Jeremy Unertl, Chicago

Defensive Back, Jermaine Jones, Dallas

Kicker, A.J. Haglund, San Jose

Fun! Family! Football! The Soul enter the Wild Card Round of the playoffs this week when they host Orlando Predators, Friday, June 29 at 7:30 p.m at the Wachovia Center. Single game tickets are available and for more information call (888) PHIL-AFL or log on to www.philadelphiasoul.com. The Soul are entering their fourth season in the AFL and in their three seasons they have sold out 93% of the venue while drawing a League best 387,491 fans combined.

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