Apollos’ Garrett, Reaser earn player of the week honors

Two members of the Orlando Apollos were named AAF players of the week after their performance against the San Antonio Commanders on Sunday.

From the AAF news release:

Apollos quarterback Garrett Gilbert. - photo by Joe Alexander
Apollos quarterback Garrett Gilbert. – photo by Joe Alexander
Offensive player of the week:
Orlando QB Garrett Gilbert.

Gilbert completed 19 of 28 pass attempts for 393 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions for a 134.5 passer rating, leading the Apollos’ to a 37-29 come-from-behind win over the Commanders at the Alamodome.

Defensive player of the week:
Orlando CB Keith Reaser.

Reaser had two tackles, three passes defensed and a 38-yard interception return-touchdown with 7:02 remaining in the fourth quarter. Reaser’s late pick-six broke a 29-29 tie and proved to be the game-winning score.

Special teams player of the week:
Birmingham DB Jamar Summers.

Summers recorded three tackles and forced a fumble on punt coverage in the third quarter that was recovered in the end zone by LB Shaheed Salmon for the Iron’s first touchdown of the game, sparking a second-half comeback victory at Legion Field Stadium.

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