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Battle Wings put eight players on all-AF2 teams

CHICAGO - The South Division Champion Tennessee Valley Vipers and Southwest Division Champion Bossier-Shreveport BattleWings each landed a league-best eight players on the All-af2 First and Second Teams, the league office announced today. Overall, players from 19 of the league's

25 teams were selected to either the American or National Conference

All-af2 First and Second Teams as voted on by af2 head coaches and media.

WR JEREMY GRIER and JLB TRAVIS BLANCHARD were named to the First Team for Tennessee Valley, while QB KEVIN EAKIN, C LORENZO BRELAND, OL GERMAYLE FRANKLIN, DL ERIC SCOTT, MLB TYRELL ELSTON and DB DESMOND FOSTER were named to the Second Team. The Vipers finished their year

11-5 and were seeded No. 3 in the postseason, but were upset in the first round by No. 6 seed Green Bay. Bossier-Shreveport's eight honorees include FB JASON SCHULE, OL MOQUT RUFFINS and DB ROLAND COLA on the First Team and WR BUCHIE IBEH, DL JOE WOOLRIDGE, MLB MARVIN BYRDSONG, K ART CARMODY and ST P.J. BERRY on the Second Team.

The Tulsa Talons (Central Division Champions) had the second most overall selections with seven while the Green Bay Blizzard, Spokane Shock (West Division Champions) and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pioneers (East Division Champions) had the largest number of First Team members with four each.

Oklahoma City WR/DB AL HUNT has been one of the league's most consistent all-around players since his career began in 2003. He has earned six

All-af2 selections in seven seasons, the most of any current league athlete. He earned First Team accolades in 2004 and 2007 while earning

All-af2 Second Team recognition in 2003 (Tulsa), 2005, 2006 and 2009.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton QB RYAN VENA earned his third straight All-af2 First Team honor and fourth First Team nod overall (2003). Vena leads a cast of four players who have earned three consecutive First Team accolades (FB JASON SCHULE, DL BEN MCCOMBS, K NICK GATTO).

Following is the complete list of the 2009 American and National Conference All-af2 First and Second Teams:

AMERICAN CONFERENCE ALL-af2

Position

First Team

Second Team

QB

Ryan Vena - W-B/Scranton

Kevin Eakin - Tennessee Valley

FB

Kirby Griffin - W-B/Scranton

Brandon Isaiah - Florida

WR

Jesse Schmidt - Quad City

Emery Sammons - Manchester

WR

Nate Forse - Green Bay

Alvance Robinson - South Georgia

WR

Jeremy Grier - Tennessee Valley

Tim Dodge - Iowa

C

Rico Ochoa - South Georgia

Lorenzo Breland - Tennessee Valley

OL

Mike Dansby - Iowa

Germayle Franklin - Tennessee Valley

OL

Aqua Etefia - Green Bay

Chad Walker - Peoria

DL

Royce Morgan - W-B/Scranton

Justin Parrish - W-B/Scranton

DL

Zarnell Fitch - Green Bay

Eric Scott - Tennessee Valley

DL

Michael Lewis - Peoria

Anthony Hoke - Green Bay

MLB

Tyrus Jackson - Quad City

Tyrell Elston - Tennessee Valley

JLB

Travis Blanchard - Tennessee Valley

Alvin Ray Jackson - Albany

DB

Tracy Belton - Green Bay

William Mulder - Kentucky

DB

Micheaux Robinson - W-B/Scranton

Tanner Varner - Iowa

DB

Brandon Isaac - Manchester

Desmond Foster - Tennessee Valley

K

Jeff Glas - Iowa

Davis Davis - W-B/Scranton

ST

Brian Albrooks - Peoria

Tim Dodge - Iowa

NATIONAL CONFERENCE ALL-af2

Position

First Team

Second Team

QB

Nick Davila - Spokane

Justin Allgood - Tulsa

FB

Jason Schule - Bossier-Shreveport

Freddie Rollins - Oklahoma City

WR

Rod Windsor - Rio Grande Valley

Rod Harper - Arkansas

WR

Jeff Hughley - Tulsa

Al Hunt - Oklahoma City

WR

Raul Vijil - Spokane

Buchie Ibeh - Bossier-Shreveport

C

Kyle Young - Spokane

Brett Rayl - Tulsa

OL

Anthony Bolden - Tulsa

Ryan Belcher - Spokane

OL

Moqut Ruffins - Bossier-Shreveport

Kelly Butler - Oklahoma City

DL

Ben McCombs - Spokane

Jerry Turner - Arkansas

DL

Quinton Staton - Rio Grande Valley

Terrance Carter - Tulsa

DL

Alex Guerrero - Boise

Joe Woolridge - Bossier-Shreveport

MLB

Valentine Chude - Rio Grande Valley

Marvin Byrdsong - Bossier-Shreveport

JLB

Jamar Ransom - Tulsa

Levi Madarieta - Boise

DB

Fred Shaw - Oklahoma City

Sergio Gilliam - Spokane

DB

Roland Cola - Bossier-Shreveport

Delenell Reid - Tulsa

DB

Terrance Sanders - Boise

James Todd - Arkansas

K

Nick Gatto - Corpus Christi

Art Carmody - Bossier-Shreveport

ST

Terrance Sanders - Boise

P.J. Berry - Bossier-Shreveport

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