Mon. Mar 18th, 2019

AAF Week 5 Recap: Orlando’s magical season continues as San Antonio shares lead

A weekend that featured two battles of conference powerhouses saw the streaking Orlando Apollos and San Antonio Commanders pull off statement wins.

Another perfect performance from quarterback Garrett Gilbert guided Orlando to a fifth straight win as they blew by the Birmingham Iron, 31-14, at Legion Field on Saturday.

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2019 NFL Draft Profile: Clelin Ferrell

Clelin Ferrell

Born: May 17th, 1997 (21 years old)
Height: 6’4
Weight: 265 Lbs
Position: Defensive End
University: Clemson

About Clelin

     Clemson has become a  defensive lineman factory, but this year’s group is truly legendary. One of the true leaders of that defensive line was Clelin Ferrell, and he was one of the nations best defenders in 2018. Alongside other soon-to-be NFL rookies Dexter Lawrence, Christian Wilkins, and Austin Bryant, Ferrell was still able to wrangle 11.5 sacks and 20 tackles for a loss last season. Ferrell would go on to win ACC Defensive Player of the Year, the Ted Hendricks award, and become a back to back First Team All-American selection.

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Larger Than Basketball

A year ago, Fox News host Laura Ingraham attacked LeBron James’ First Amendment rights as he voiced his displeasure with the political climate of the United States, specifically referring to President Trump.

“It’s always unwise to seek political advice from someone who gets paid $100 million a year to bounce a ball,” she said. “Keep the political comments to yourselves. … Shut up and dribble.”

A year later, it’s apparent that Ingraham did not understand the severity and power that her statement would carry. (more…)