04/13/2016 5:37 PM -


JACKSONVILLE - The Jacksonville Sharks are pleased to announce that wide receiver Joe Hills has earned the Under Armour Offensive Player of the Week award for his stellar performance in Monday’s 59-41 win over the Philadelphia Soul.


Joe Hills (6’5”, 215, Tennessee State) led the league in receiving yards in week 2 with 154 yards. Hills fourth touchdown of the night came from a striking 23-yard reception that gave the Sharks a comfortable 25-point lead over the Soul. With nine receptions and four touchdowns to compliment his impressive receiving yards, Hills made a strong statement for the league’s dominant receiver. He currently leads the league in receiving yards with a total of 305 yards off 18 receptions and six touchdowns.


This is Hills’ first weekly AFL award this season.


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