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Wranglers Rob Schroeder Named To All-rookie Team

June 27, 2007 - Arena Football League (1987-2008) (AFL I) - Las Vegas Gladiators News Release

AUSTIN-The Austin Wranglers in conjunction with the Arena Football League are proud to announce that defensive lineman Rob Schroeder has been named to the AFL's All-Rookie Team for 2007.

Schroeder (6-4, 285, Buffalo), led all rookies in the AFL with 4.5 sacks on the season. He was third amongst all defensive linemen in the AFL with seven pass breakups. With the Wranglers, he led the team in sacks (4.5), tackles for a loss (5.0) and blocks (3). Schroeder also made 18.0 tackles (16 solo), had two fumble recoveries including one for a touchdown and seven pass breakups.

Single-game highlights for Schroeder included a 2.5 sack performance against Southern Division rivals, the Orlando Predators. Last week, he concluded his breakout rookie season against another Southern Division opponent, the Tampa Bay Storm, notching one sack, one tackle for a loss, two tackles and a quarterback hit.

A complete list of the AFL's 2007 All-Rookie Team is as follows:

POSITION

PLAYER

TEAM

Quarterback

Brett Dietz

Tampa Bay

Fullback

James Lynch

New Orleans

Center

Will Rabatin

Columbus

Offensive Lineman

Phil Bogle

Philadelphia

Offensive Lineman

Martin Bibla

Philadelphia

Wide Receiver

Charles Frederick

Kansas City

Wide Receiver

Trandon Harvey

Arizona

Wide Receiver

Kenny Higgins

Nashville

Defensive Lineman

Bryan Save

Philadelphia

Defensive Lineman

John Nix

New York

Defensive Lineman

Rob Schroeder

Austin

Mack Linebacker

Lance Mitchell

Orlando

Jack Linebacker

Steve Watson

San Jose

Defensive Back

Bobby Keyes

Dallas

Defensive Back

Rayshun Reed

Orlando

Defensive Back

Keyou Craver

Arizona

Kicker

A.J. Haglund

San Jose

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