Drew Powell, Iowa Barnstormers, Offensive Player of the Week

Drew Powell, Iowa Barnstormers, Offensive Player of the Week

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Drew Powell (QB, Iowa Barnstormers)

The Iowa Barnstormers edged out the Arizona Rattlers 69-68 in overtime in an instant classic matchup during Week 13. Facing fourth and goal and down by seven in overtime, Powell (6'3, Livingstone College) plowed through the Rattlers defense to tie the game. The Barnstormers then went for two where Powell found WR Brady Roland in the endzone, giving Iowa the victory. The two key plays were several of many by Powell throughout the game as he fueled Iowa's offensive attack. Powell was magnificent through the air as he completed 19 of 21 passes for 191 yards and five touchdowns. He also led Iowa on the ground, rushing for 94 yards and four touchdowns. Powell and the Iowa Barnstormers host the Green Bay Blizzard in Week 14.