JAMAAL FUDGE RETURNS TO SHARK LINEUP

JACKSONVILLE - The 2012 South Division Champion Jacksonville Sharks added depth to the team's secondary on Wednesday, announcing that defensive back Jamaal Fudge has been assigned to the Jacksonville roster.

The 29-year-old Fudge spent training camp with the Sharks before being placed on reassignment on March 16. Fudge saw his first AFL action with the New Orleans VooDoo during the 2012 season, appearing in six games after joining the team in the second half of the season. With New Orleans, Fudge recorded a total of 14.5 tackles (13 solo) and one pass breakup, notching a pair of tackles against the Sharks in Week 17.

Fudge also brings significant NFL experience to the Sharks, as he played for his hometown Jacksonville Jaguars from 2006-07 before logging time with the Atlanta Falcons in both 2008 and 2009. In 27 career NFL games, Fudge totaled 27 tackles (23 solo), grabbed an interception, forced a fumble and recorded two passes defended.

A Jacksonville native, Fudge attended Edward H. White High School in before playing collegiate football at Clemson University.

In another Wednesday transaction, the Sharks announced that wide receiver Maurice Avery has been placed on reassignment. In addition, the team traded wide receiver Trandon Harvey to the Arizona Rattlers, completing the future considerations from an earlier trade. Harvey was not on the Sharks' active roster. Following the day's roster moves, the Jacksonville roster stands at the AFL maximum of 24 active players.


About the Jacksonville Sharks

The Jacksonville Sharks are members of the Arena Football League (AFL). The ArenaBowl XXIV and back-to-back-to-back South Division Champions are presented by Sea Best Seafood and play all home games on Sea Best Field at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. Season Tickets for the 2013 season are now available, two tickets as low as $169. To reserve your season tickets or for more information, please call (904) 621-0700. Follow the Sharks on facebook at facebook.com/jaxsharks and on Twitter @jaxsharks, as well as the Attack Dance Team at facebook.com/sharkattackdance and Chum at facebook.com/chumsharks.


About the AFL

Since its inception in 1987, the Arena Football League has showcased its fast-paced and exciting game to millions of fans in a myriad of markets across the country. CBS Sports Network will broadcast an AFL National Game of the Week on Saturday nights for the entire regular season and postseason through the semifinal round. The ArenaBowl XXVI Championship Game will air on the CBS Television Network on August 17, 2013.



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