07/26/2016 4:02 PM -

JACKSONVILLE – The Arena Football League announced Tuesday that Sharks’ fullback Derrick Ross has been awarded the Week 17 Under Armour Offensive Player of the Week.

In week 17, Ross Stampeded his way to 64 yards and three touchdowns on 14 carries in the Sharks’ 46-32 win over the LA KISS. The AFL’s All-time leading rusher leads the league this season with 102 carries for 389 yards and 20 touchdowns.

Additionally, Joe ‘Superman’ Hills won the Cutters Catch of the Week. The reception that sealed the deal for Hills was the 4-yard over-the-wall touchdown grab in the 2nd quarter. The team’s leading receiver went on to accumulate 69 yards and three touchdowns in the game against the KISS.

The MVP candidate has 1928 yards on the season and his 54 touchdowns sets him just seven shy of the AFL season record 61 TD’s set by Damian Harrell in 2006.


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