Most Improved Award: Lyle McCombs (RB, Sioux Falls Storm)
Sioux Falls Storm RB Lyle McCombs has been named the Most Improved Player of the 2018 season. After missing the entirety of the 2017 season due to injury, McCombs returned to the field in 2018 and helped guide the Storm to an 11-3 record and a United Bowl appearance.
Starting in every game this season, McCombs ranked fourth in the IFL in rushing yards (437) and rushing touchdowns (15). McCombs was not only a threat as running back as he accumulated 1,020 all-purpose yards and ranked third on the Storm in receiving yards (308).
At the end of the season, McCombs was named as the Second Team All-IFL RB