VooDoo Assigned NCAA Record Breaking Quarterback Sam Durley
Friday May 8, 2015
NEW ORLEANS - Looking to add depth at quarterback following an injury to starting quarterback Adam Kennedy in Saturday's win over the Spokane Shock, the New Orleans VooDoo have been assigned NCAA recording holding quarterback Sam Durley.
Durley (6-5, 240) joins the VooDoo after spending the last two years between the Cedar Rapids Titans and Wyoming Cavalry of the Indoor Football League. During his time in the IFL, Durley completed 357-of-684 passes for 3,680 yards and 70 touchdowns. During 2014, Durley threw for 2,274 yards, the second most passing yardage in the league, despite playing for a one-win Wyoming squad.
Durley's major mark was left in the NCAA record books at Div. III Eureka College (Ill.) where he passed for a single-game record of 736 yards against Knox College in 2012. In 39 games for the Red Devils, Durley completed 572-of-1,141 passes for 8,172 yards and 61 touchdowns. By the time his career in Eureka was over, Durley had set or tied nine school records.
In other roster moves, New Orleans placed defensive lineman Benji McDowell on injured reserve, and placed defensive end Josh Downs on league suspension. Receiver Rod Harper was placed on refuse to report, while kicker Garrett Lindholm was activated from recallable reassignment.
Assigned QB Sam Durley.
Activated K Garrett Lindholm from Recallable Reassignment.
Placed DL Benji McDowell on Injured Reserve.
Placed DL Josh Downs on League Suspension.
Placed WR Rod Harper on Refuse to Report.
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