Albany Empire

Malachi Jones Awarded Receiver Of Year

AFL Press Release

LAS VEGAS – The Arena Football League has announced that Albany Empire wide receiver Malachi Jones has been named 2018 AFL Receiver of the Year. Jones becomes the first rookie in AFL history to win the award.

Jones (6’3, 215, Appalachian State) appeared in all 12 games for the Empire this season and led the League in reception yards (1,156), receiving yards per game (96.3), and yards per catch (15.0). The rookie ranks second in receiving touchdowns (29) and all-purpose yards (1,196).

AFL RECEIVER OF THE YEAR
YEAR PLAYER TEAM
2018 Malachi Jones Albany
2017 Joe Hills Tampa Bay
2016 Joe Hills Jacksonville
2015 Reggie Gray San Jose
2014 Marco Thomas Iowa
2013 Adron Tennell Spokane
2012 Jesse Schmidt Iowa
2011 Anthony Jones Dallas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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