The National Arena League has released the first-ever All-NAL Offensive roster, and the Lions have 4 players making the cut.
On first team is wide receiver #18 Michael Reeve. Reeve leads the NAL in receptions (73), reception yards (809) and TD catches (21).
3 more Lions made the All-NAL 2nd team roster, including quarterback #15 Mason Espinosa. Espinosa is most efficient QB in the NAL, with the highest pass completion percentage at 66.7%. Wide receiver #8 Tristan Purifoy gets the 2nd team nod, as he, Reeve and #6 Jarmon Fortson round out the top 3 receivers in the league in catches and reception yards. Fortson was not named on either the first or 2nd team.
Center #72 Ryne Holland on 2nd team is the only lineman from the Lions to make the All-NAL roster, despite the Lions allowing the fewest sacks in the league.
The complete roster for the All-NAL Teams can be found below.
FULL LIST OF FIRST AND SECOND TEAM ALL-NAL OFFENSIVE PLAYERS BELOW
- • Quarterback: Warren Smith (Lehigh Valley)
- • Fullback: Derrick Ross (Jacksonville)
- • Wide Receiver: Michael Reeve (Columbus)
- • Wide Receiver: Darius Prince (Lehigh Valley)
- • Wide Receiver: London Crawford (Monterrey)
- • Offensive Lineman: Cornelius Lewis (Jacksonville)
- • Offensive Lineman: Mo Ruffins (Jacksonville)
- • Center: AJ Harmon (Jacksonville)
- • 1st Team: Brandon Renford (Lehigh Valley)
- • Quarterback: Mason Espinosa (Columbus)
- • Fullback: Undra Hendrix (High Country)
- • Wide Receiver: Brandon Renford (Lehigh Valley)
- • Wide Receiver: Moe Williams (Jacksonville)
- • Wide Receiver: Triston Purifoy (Columbus)
- • Offensive Lineman: Brett Piekarski (Lehigh Valley)
- • Offensive Lineman: Colin Madison (Monterrey)
- • Center: Ryne Holland (Columbus)
Second-Team All-NAL Kick Returners
- • 2nd Team: Daron Clark (High County)
About the NAL
The National Arena League was founded in 2016 and hosted its inaugural season in 2017 as a premiere league in arena football. The league currently has franchises in both the United States and Mexico. For more information on the NAL visit nationalarenaleague.com or view us on social media at facebook.com/nationalareanaleague, twitter.com/nalfootball, instagram.com/nationalarenaleague.