ARENABOWL XXIX

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Fri, Aug, 26 @ 7:00 PM ET
Philadelphia Soul56 
Arizona Rattlers42
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UNDER ARMOUR OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Nick Davila (6'3, 220, Cincinnati) helped lead the way as the Arizona Rattlers (15-3) defeated the Cleveland Gladiators, 82-41, at Talking Stick Resort Arena to win the National Conference title and advance to ArenaBowl XXIX.The 2016 First Team All-Arena performer completed 20-of-27 passes for 222 yards and seven touchdowns on his way to earning Under Armour Offensive Player of the Game.The sixth-year veteran finished the regular season leading the AFL with 110 passing touchdowns, while completing 353-of-507 passes (69.6%) for 4,198 yards in 2016.The Rattlers will host the American Conference Champion Philadelphia Soul (15-3) at Gila River Arena in Glendale, AZ in ArenaBowl XXIX on Friday, August 26 at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN.

RIDDELL DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Jeremy Kellem (5'10, 195, Middle Tennesee State) led the Arizona Rattlers (15-3) defense as they defeated the Cleveland Gladiators, 82-41, at Talking Stick Resort Arena to win the National Conference title and advance to ArenaBowl XXIX.The fourth-year veteran tallied 6.5 total tackles, forced two fumbles and added two interceptions, including returning one 25 yards for a score to help seal the victory.Kellem finished the regular season with 47.0 total tackles, four interceptions, 14 passes defended and one fumble recovery in just six games.The Rattlers will host the American Conference Champion Philadelphia Soul (15-3) at Gila River Arena in Glendale, AZ in ArenaBowl XXIX on Friday, August 26 at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN.

AFL PLAYMAKER OF THE WEEK: Tommy Frevert (6'0, 200, SW Missouri State) helped lead the Philadelphia Soul (15-3) as they defeated the Jacksonville Sharks, 55-50, at PPL Center in Allentown, PA to win the American Conference title and advance to ArenaBowl XXIX.The 2016 First Team All-Arena performer was 7-of-7 on extra points, but his impact was mostly felt on special teams when the Soul recovered two of his onsides kicks and Frevert recovered a kickoff off the rebound net for a total of three turnovers in the kicking game.The second-year veteran finished the regular season leading the AFL in scoring for kickers with 124 points, while connecting on 118-of-129 extra points and 2-of-2 field goal attempts in 2016.The Soul will travel to play the National Conference Champion Arizona Rattlers (15-3) at Gila River Arena in Glendale, AZ in ArenaBowl XXIX on Friday, August 26 at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN.

CUTTERS CATCH OF THE WEEK: Darius Reynolds (6'2, 210, Iowa State) made a huge one-handed, game-winning touchdown grab with four seconds left to help lift the Soul to a 55-50 win over the Jacksonville Sharks and the American Conference Championship.Reynolds' catch not only earned him the Cutters Catch of the Week, but the No. 1 play on Sunday night's SportsCenter Top 10 Plays.The former Cyclone hauled in nine receptions for 124 yards and two touchdowns for the game.

AFL HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK: Shaun Kauleinamoku (5'10, 190, Western Oregon) didn't let the wall get in his way of making a phenomenal 29-yard reception.The play not only earned ‘SK' this week's highlight but was also the No. 9 play on SportsCenter Top 10 Plays.The six-year veteran hauled in 10 catches for 128 yards and two touchdowns in the win over Jacksonville.

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