XFL Press Release: ALL-XFL Offensive Players



QB -- Jeff Brohm -- Orlando Rage -- 6'1" -- 205 lbs.
The XFL's top-rated passer with 99.3 rating, he led Rage to 6-0 start, the league's longest winning streak. Brohm had excellent touchdown-to-interception ratio (9 touchdowns, 3 interceptions, before his season ended prematurely with a shoulder separation against Los Angeles in Week 7. Orlando was 6-1 with Brohm as starter, 2-3 without him.

RB -- Rod Smart -- Las Vegas Outlaws -- 5'9" -- 185 lbs.
"HE HATE ME" emerged from a slow start (89 yards in three games) to finish third overall among XFL rushing leaders (555 yards). Smart's trio of 100-yard games came against the respected Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco defenses. Smart's versatility was exhibited each week with his growing reputation as a receiving threat out of the backfield, as the former Western Kentucky All-American caught a team-high 27 balls.
RB -- John Avery -- Chicago Enforcers -- 5’9” -- 190 lbs.
The XFL’s leading rusher with 800 yards, he helped lead the Enforcers to the XFL Playoffs. He averaged a league-best 5.3 yards per carry and scored seven TDs, which was 2nd in the XFL. He also had the two best single-game marks of 180 yards vs. Birmingham in week 8 and 157 yards against Orlando in week one, when he earned Player of the Week honors.

WR -- Jeremaine Copeland -- Los Angeles Xtreme -- 6'1" -- 200 lbs.
Led the XFL in receptions with 67, 16 more than any other receiver. Also finished regular season third in total receiving yards (755) and tied for fourth in receiving touchdowns (5). Came through for Xtreme in the playoffs as well, making eight catches for an XFL-best 122 yards and two touchdowns.
WR -- Stepfret Williams -- Birmingham Thunderbolts -- 6'1" -- 170 lbs.
Stepfret Williams led the XFL in receiving yards with 828 and was second in the league with 51 receptions. A 16.2 yards per catch average was also among league leaders. His 95-yard punt return for a touchdown against NY/NJ is the current XFL record.

TE -- Rickey Brady -- Las Vegas Outlaws -- 6'4" -- 225 lbs.
One of only two players to catch three TDs in one game (3/24 @ Los Angeles), Brady led the Outlaws with five TD catches on the season. Although he was a forgotten receiver during much of Las Vegas' QB shuffle, Brady consistently shut down opposing defenders at the point of attack and led the way for Rod Smart and the other running backs.
OT -- Christopher Perez -- Chicago Enforcers -- 6’5” -- 280 lbs.
The veteran tackle held together an offensive line that battled injuries all season long. Anchored an offensive line that produced the league's best rushing attack and blocked for the XFL’s No. 1 rusher.
OG -- Jason Gamble -- Orlando Rage -- 6'3" -- 307 lbs.
A versatile lineman, he started all 10 regular season games and both playoff contests for the Rage. His main position was left guard, but he also played tackle and center when needed.
OT -- Lonnie Palelei -- Las Vegas Outlaws -- 6'6" -- 290 lbs.
This former UNLV star returned to Las Vegas after five NFL seasons to anchor the Outlaws' offensive line, as Palelei was the only Las Vegas lineman to start all 10 regular-season contests. Consistently battling the XFL's top defensive ends, Palelei also served as the offensive leader of the team and was a jovial locker room presence.
C -- Mike Sheldon -- Memphis Maniax -- 6'4" -- 305 lbs.
Sheldon started all 10 games at center for the Maniax and anchored the offensive line of the XFL’s top-ranked offense. The Maniax finished second in the league in rushing offense and tied for third in passing offense. With Sheldon leading the way, the Memphis line helped the club produce the only offense to average better than 300 yards per game.
OG -- Glenn Rountree -- Memphis Maniax -- 6-3 -- 302 lbs.
Rountree started all 10 games at left guard and provided stability on the offensive line of the XFL’s No-1 ranked offense. The Maniax were the only team to average more than 300 yards of total offense per game and ranked second in rushing and third (tied) in passing.
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