Reynolds, Stevenson return to the Soul
Thursday March 16, 2017
Soul Stars Ready for Another Championship Run
PHILADELPHIA – The Arena Football League today announced that All-Arena WR Darius “Money” Reynolds (6’2, 205, Iowa State) and DB LaRico Stevenson (5’10, 205, West Georgia) have been assigned to the Philadelphia Soul 2017 roster. This is Reynolds’ second season and Stevenson’s sixth with the Soul.
“Darius is a gamechanger,” said Soul head coach Clint Dolezel. “He is next to impossible to defend. He is big, strong and fast, and catches anything near him. You need a guy like Darius to separate yourself from being a good team to a great team.”
Reynolds led the Soul receiving core last season with 112 receptions for 1,447 yards and 38 touchdowns. In his career, he has totaled 337 receptions for 4,575 yards and 104 touchdowns as well as 42 rushes for 43 yards and 15 touchdowns.
“LaRico was an integral piece to last year’s championship season,” said Dolezel. “He is a savvy veteran that leads in the locker room and by example on the field. His addition secures what we believe is the best secondary in the league.”
In his five seasons with the Soul, Stevenson has compiled 259.0 total tackles, 29 pass break-ups, five forced fumbles and 14 interceptions for a total of 121 yards. In his career, he has totaled 400.0 total tackles, 48 pass break-ups, six forced fumbles and 19 interceptions for 146 yards.
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The 2016 World Champion Philadelphia Soul are entering their 12th season in the Arena Football League. In the first 11 seasons, the Soul have won four Division Championships, four Conference Championships and two World Championships. Since the inaugural season in 2004, the Soul are the winningest professional sports team in Philadelphia. Season memberships and Group tickets for the Soul’s upcoming 2017 season are on sale now. For tickets, contact the Soul sales department at (215) 253-4900 ext. 3, or request contact from a Soul representative by filling out the form on www.philadelphiasoul.com. Follow the Soul on Facebook at facebook.com/soul and Twitter at twitter.com/soulfootball.